Latest News

GREAT Britain triumphs in nail-biting finish

GREAT Britain has taken Line Honours in a high speed battle across 3,400 nautical miles from Brazil to South Africa in the second leg of the 14-race global series that forms the 40,000nm Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. This leg across the South Atlantic Ocean is the Stormhoek Race to the Cape of Storms and conditions didn’t disappoint, pushing ...

Read More »

Get your team sailing with Sunsail

With Sunsail’s help you can strengthen your team’s morale and bring some excitement back to the office. Many of their boats compete in regattas, making it easy to enter a team and join in. Or you could start an industry regatta with other companies in your industry and make it a real networking event. Sounds fun? Get in touch with ...

Read More »

Superyacht Tenders and Toys expands

Superyacht Tenders and Toys is expanding its product lines and services to the Superyacht Industry. Some of the new products and services include: • Ropes, superyacht mooring lines, rigging, tender tow lines • Fenders, rigid foam cored fixed ones for superyacht transoms and inflatable cylinders • Gym equipment, including the popular brands Technogym, Life Fitness and Ciclotte stationary bike • ...

Read More »

Rare Union flag on display

In commemoration of Trafalgar Day today, the National Maritime Museum, London is unveiling the new display of an incredibly rare surviving Union flag from the Battle of Trafalgar in its Nelson, Navy, Nation gallery. The Union flag was flown at the Battle of Trafalgar from the HMS Minotaur in October 1805. On 10 October 1805, Admiral Lord Nelson issued an ...

Read More »

World Championship silver for Mills and Clark

Olympic silver medallists Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark won silver for Great Britain at the 470 World Championships in the Israeli port city of Haifa. After a difficult penultimate race day, the British duo faced an uphill battle to try and wrest gold from the grip of the Austrian defending champions Lara Vadlau and Jolanta Ogar, who started the final ...

Read More »

Clipper Race fleet and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston to return in Rolex Sydney Hobart Race

The international Clipper Race fleet will once again compete in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this December, bringing colour with Corinthian sailors from 26 different nationalities. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston (76), the founder of the world’s longest ocean race and the first man to sail solo, nonstop round the world in 1968/9, will also race on one of two Clipper ...

Read More »

RYA Eric Twiname Youth and Junior Team Racing Champs

Team ‘West Kirby SC’ were crowned Youth Champions and ‘The Sailing Assassins’ were triumphant Junior Champions at the 2015 RYA Eric Twiname Youth and Junior Team Racing Championships, held at Oxford Sailing Club over the weekend. With many of the competitors taking a break from their usual sailing, the event was a great way to practice working as a team ...

Read More »

Registration open for Sea Cadets Regatta 2016

Do you want to join the Sea Cadets in their 19th regatta on 6 May 2016 in Portsmouth to raise vital funds for the charity? Organised by Sunsail Events, the Sea Cadets Regatta 2016 promises to be a fantastic race experience. Guests do not need to have any sailing knowledge to join the regatta, and each yacht can cater for ...

Read More »

Just for Adults Flotillas

Sunsail has launched a choice of flotilla sailing holidays for adults only. In recent years, Sunsail has seen a growth in demand for adult only holidays which attract couples and groups of friends. In June and July 2016, Sunsail offers two adult only flotilla routes in Greece for customers who want the benefits of a flotilla holiday in the Mediterranean ...

Read More »

America’s Cup Success for Britain with Artemis Racing

Racing at the America’s Cup host venue, Bermuda, had been due to take place on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. However, yet again the weather had other plans. On day one of the latest America’s Cup World Series event, although winds were too light for racing, officials did at one point make an attempt at getting a race in, but eventually ...

Read More »