Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Crewsaver into 2018

Crewsaver’s 2018 watersports range has a fresh new look and features advanced fabrics. It is packed full of adventure-aiding essentials, including performance clothing, accessories and luggage. Boaters can choose from a wide range of styles and fabrics including a choice of 5mm or 3mm neoprene construction, zip entry vs slip-on and boot vs shoe. All are designed from highly flexible ...

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Cumbrian duo look to break pedal boat record for charity

Two men originally hailing from Cumbria are attempting to break a world record and raise money for a charity that funds lifesaving heart surgery for infants. 32-year-old Kieran Sweeney and 21-year-old Ashley Parry will be boarding their custom-made pedal boat, ‘Oar-Killa’ to race from Gran Canaria to Barbados whilst aiming to set a New Fastest Human Powered World Record. The ...

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The 2018 Horning Boat Show

The 2018 Horning Boat Show will be held on 5 May starting at 10.00am and closing at 5.00pm. On show will be luxury motor cruisers, day boats, sailing boats, all set to appeal to the many visitors to the show. Whilst the show is primarily for marine and boating interests, it has many other exhibitors with a wider appeal including ...

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Inverness Marina best in UK

Inverness Marina has been voted the best small coastal marina in the UK. The 150 berth marina scooped the prize at The Yacht Harbour Association’s Marina of the Year Awards held as part of the new five-day London Boat Show 2018. Winners of the awards are voted for by berth holders from the 160 Gold Anchor accredited marinas across the ...

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A guide to buying your first boat

Owning a boat is much more affordable than most people think, and much more fun! Buying a boat could be the first step towards discovering two thirds of the planet’s surface that those on land simply can’t. So why wait? Well, before you set sail, there are some questions you’ll need to consider when shopping around for your first boat, ...

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Earlybird entries for the 2018 Round the Island Race close soon

Earlybird entries for the 2018 Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay are due to close at midnight on 27 January. Entries officially opened on 28 December, with an overwhelming number of competitors taking advantage of the post-Christmas holiday period to make their entry. This year’s race takes place on 7 July, a few weeks later than normal ...

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Thompson on the charge as Brits find pace in Miami

Reigning Laser European champion Nick Thompson rocketed through the rankings on the second day of World Cup Series racing in Miami as Britain’s sailors found an extra gear. Thompson put on a commanding performance on the waters of Biscayne Bay to win the last of three races held on Wednesday. The win, backed up with a sixth and a 15th ...

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Three new sponsors for Poole Regatta 2018

Poole Regatta 2018 has been given a further boost with the announcement of Bronze sponsorship agreements with Coleman Marine Insurance, Moore Blatch Solicitors and Savills Canford Cliffs.  The Bronze Sponsor level is new for 2018 and reflects the investment being made in the regatta to ensure a memorable experience for all competitors. Each of the new sponsors bring a unique ...

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