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Buying a Boat Tops Lottery Winners’ Shopping List

A major study, carried out by TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, has revealed that Brits’ love affair with the sea is alive and well, with almost two thirds (63%) choosing to buy a boat if they were to win the lottery. The research carried out to celebrate the Show’s 50th anniversary also found that escaping the stresses of everyday life (58%) ...

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Lendy Cowes Week – Day 5 Round up Report

A change in the weather today gave a cooler and windier day, with gusts nearing 25 knots in the early afternoon. Thousands of sailors came ashore sporting big grins after an energetic day that saw many thrills and spills on the downwind legs. Today was Youth Day at Lendy Cowes week, with the spotlight shining on the numerous young sailors, ...

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Champions crowned at RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta 2018

Mike Everitt from Frensham Pond Sailability was crowned 2018 RYA Sailability Multiclass Champion of Champions at the 11th RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta last weekend. More than 80 sailors across a whole spectrum of abilities took to the water at Rutland for the UK’s biggest disability sailing event of its kind to compete in eight classes of boat, many of which ...

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Tracy Edwards Scoops Lendy Ladies Day Trophy at Lendy Cowes Week

The annual Ladies Day returned to Lendy Cowes Week on Tuesday 7th August, this year supported by Title Sponsor Lendy, with a number of celebrations culminating in the announcement that Tracy Edwards was the winner of the Ladies Day Trophy at an exclusive evening reception held at Northwood House. The trophy was introduced for the first time in 2006 to ...

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Lendy Cowes Week Daily Round-Up Day 4

After a relaxed morning waiting for a breeze to build, teams at Lendy Cowes Week were thoroughly tested today by a series of wild fluctuations in the wind that accompanied short showers that passed over the race area this afternoon. Lulls saw to wind drop to as low as three knots while some gusts topped 20 knots, while the direction ...

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Lendy Cowes Week – Day 3 Round-Up Report

Competitors enjoyed a fabulous classic sea breeze day at Lendy Cowes Week, after a long postponement while race officials waited for the wind to arrive. They were rewarded with a stable 10-15 knot south westerly breeze on another warm and almost cloudless day. The bulk of the larger Black Group yachts started on the inshore Royal Yacht Squadron line, short ...

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British Cup team secures first GC32 Racing Tour victory

INEOS Team UK has won the GC32 competition at 37 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, run by the Club Nautico de Palma. With 19 races held across four days on the Bay of Palma, the British flying catamaran secured the overall win with a race to spare, despite this being just the second ever GC32 Racing Tour event for Sir Ben ...

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Lendy Cowes Week – Day 2 Round Up Report

Family Day at Lendy Cowes Week delivered stunning conditions with unbroken sun and a solid east south-easterly breeze of 9-12 knots. The best winds of the day were predicted to be in the eastern Solent, so all classes started towards the east. Rob’s Cotterill’s Mojo Rising and Ed Bolton-King’s Red Arrow led the J/109 fleet away from the southern end ...

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SailForce to represent Ocean Safety to UK Leisure Marine Market

Ocean Safety, specialists in the worldwide supply, distribution, service and hire of marine safety equipment, has just signed a contract with marine market sales representative company SailForce. The appointment strengthens Ocean Safety’s UK sales network as SailForce, which has many years’ experience of promoting leading marine brands throughout all UK territories, will add further momentum to the growth and development ...

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