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Brits lead World Series


Huge crowds gathered in Portsmouth to watch Land Rover BAR’s big win in the challenge to bring the America’s Cup home to Britain. The second victory in Portsmouth followed on from the home team’s success on home waters in 2015, and their second event win in Oman in February. The America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth began with Friday’s practice day. ...

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Land Rover BAR rule the waves on ‘Super Sunday’

24/07/16 - Portsmouth (UK) - 35th America's Cup 2017 - Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Portsmouth

The last day of official racing at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth saw thousands of people visit the event to show their support to the six competing teams, as Land Rover BAR triumphed at their home event. The weekend action continued off the water with the public enjoying the activities in the Race Village. Highlights included the ...

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Swanwick Marina’s used boat show is back

Used Boat Show Logo (2)

Premier Marinas is preparing for two shows as it hosts its annual Used Boat Show at Swanwick Marina alongside the Southampton Boat Show, between 16 – 25 September. Now in its 37th year the Used Boat Show is set to feature extensive on and off water displays of power and sail boats from onsite brokerages, Ancasta International Boat Sales, Clipper ...

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Round the Island for the OYT South

Joe at Needles by Josie Griffith

Joe Macgregor reports on his recent charity sail: On  16 July I sailed a Laser Radial dinghy around the Isle of Wight to raise funds for the Ocean Youth Trust South. Starting and finishing at a line between Hook and Bald Head, (in the entrance to Southampton Water) the circumnavigation took 10 hours and 45 minutes. At 8am, after months ...

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Still time to enter the RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta


Over the weekend of 6-7 August, Rutland Sailing Club will once again be hosting the RYA Sailability Multi-Class Regatta. Entry forms are now available online with reduced entry fee until 22 July. The RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta is the largest in the UK of its kind, offering two days of action-packed racing in classes 2.4mR, Challenger, Hansa, Kinsman, Laser Stratos, ...

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Royal Dart celebrates 150th


One of the country’s oldest yacht clubs is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the Royal Dart Yacht Club is playing host to the start of the Association of Sail Training Organisations race for small Sail Training Ships in August and is taking the opportunity to stage the Royal Dart Yacht Club Provident 150 Challenge. The club has raised ...

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Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth

25th July 2015. Portsmouth, UK. America's Cup World Series. Image: Roman

The fun isn’t just on the water during the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth from the 22nd-24th July. The Race Village offers interactive and exciting fun for all ages with a variety of exhibitors. BMW, Global Partner of America’s Cup, is excited to be able to offer all Race Village ticketholders over the age of eight the chance ...

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Charity seeks volunteers for UK-wide beach litter pick

Image: Marine Conservation Society

The Marine Conservation Society is looking for volunteers to register for a trip to the beach There’s no doubt that being by the sea makes us feel better, and the Great British Beach Clean (16th- 19th September) isn’t just a good day out for people who love the coast – it benefits the beach too. The Great British Beach Clean ...

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Swallows & Amazons come to Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Swallows & Amazons come to Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2016

The team behind  Swallows & Amazons, in cinemas 19 August, have chosen Family Day at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week to celebrate the release of the film with a range of activites, including the appearance of “Swallow”, the boat used in the film, on Cowes Parade and some great film giveaways. Join the adventure at this year’s Cowes Week Family ...

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