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2017 Morgan Cup Race

The 2017 RORC Season’s Points Championship continues this weekend with another big entry for the Morgan Cup Race from the Solent to Guernsey, Channel Islands. 120 yachts have entered the race, the second largest entry so far in the 2017 RORC Season’s Points Championship. As with all RORC races starting from the Royal Squadron Line, the 125-mile race will require ...

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Lendy Ltd Announced as new Title Sponsor of Cowes Week

Leading peer to peer lending platform, Lendy, has been announced as the new Title Sponsor of Cowes Week for the next three years, beginning with this year’’s regatta which starts on 29 July. Cowes Week, now bearing the official title Lendy Cowes Week, is one of the world’’s best-known sailing regattas with a rich heritage dating back to 1826. Lendy’s ...

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Tall ship will lead cruises for berth holders at Plymouth Marina

Berth holders at The Marina at Sutton Harbour in Plymouth are being supported to build confidence when sailing on open water with the launch of a series of Cruise in Company voyages led by a locally-based tall ship. The Marina has organised the Cruise in Company excursions in partnership with The Mórvargh Sailing Project to help its berth holders enjoy ...

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Drama in Bermuda for Emirates Team New Zealand

An epic day of racing unfolded on the Great Sound in Bermuda for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Playoff Semi-finals as Land Rover BAR faced off against Emirates Team New Zealand. While Nathan Outteridge’s team on Artemis Racing found their boat unable to deal with conditions that saw winds nearing the 24-knot limit, dropping both their races to Dean Barker’s ...

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Record visitor numbers for Poole Harbour Boat Show

More than 30,000 people visited this year’s Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, which is a 30 per cent increase on last year. Organised by Poole Harbour Commissioners, the show included more than 200 exhibitors which transformed Poole Town Quay and Poole Quay Boat Haven into a free showcase for sail and motorboats of all sizes, RIB’s, chandlery ...

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Volvo Car UK continues Cowes Week Sponsorship

Cowes Week Ltd has announced that Volvo Car UK will be continuing its support as Official Vehicle Partner of the event in 2017. Volvo has been an official sponsor of Cowes Week since 2013 and so the new agreement marks an extension of the existing relationship. The company has been a key sponsor of sailing in Britain since 1999 and ...

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ilovesailng calendar competition reaches half way point

Patrick Condy from Argyll and Jo Hider from Guernsey have claimed the next two spots on the 2018 ilovesailing calendar as the competition reaches the half way point. As well as clinching them a spot on the calendar, Jo and Patrick also claim a host of other prizes including: Two tickets to the PSP Southampton Boat Show for the official ...

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World Cup Final challenge awaits British crews

Britain’s sailors set to take on the world’s best at the invitation-only Sailing World Cup Final in Santander this week. With medal success for young talents, new pairings and seasoned campaigners at the major events so far this year, some 39 British Sailing Team athletes will be in action across 10 Olympic Classes as the 2017 World Cup Series culminates. ...

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