Miki Watch Cap


The Miki Watch Cap from Saint James has a lovely nautical look as well as keeping you warm. Although they are one size for all they have an adjustable strap to ensure a snug fit and come in red, navy and black. £20

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A Fighter Jet on Water

T2 takes off on the Solent

The British America’s Cup challenger, Land Rover BAR, has launched its latest testing boat – T2 – at their home in Portsmouth. This boat will increase the momentum already developed with the initial launch of ‘T1’ last October. It is the next stage in the relentless pursuit of technological excellence that will culminate in the design and build of the ...

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Alex Thomson Racing launch new yacht

The new Hugo Boss IMOCA Open 60 race yacht skippered be Alex Thomson. The VPLP/Verdier and Alex Thomson Racing Team designed yacht in action during training today. 
Credit: Lloyd Images/ AT Racing

  Alex Thomson Racing have launched their new HUGO BOSS racing yacht, as they, and British sailor Thomson, start to build momentum in the run up to one of sport’s greatest challenges; the solo, unassisted, round-the-world yacht race, the Vendée Globe, which forms part of the Ocean Masters World Championship. The brand new racing yacht, which has been two years ...

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Clipper Race heads to Cape Town


The second race in the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race series, The Stormhoek Race to the Cape of Storms, has started off the Brazilian coast for its 3,417 nautical mile voyage to Cape Town, South Africa. Teams departed in glorious sunshine and 28’C temperatures from the Rio 2016 Olympic sailing venue, Marina da Gloria. After parading out of ...

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Buy Boats with Bitcoin at Boatshed

Screen shot 2015-10-08 at 14.06.06 are the first boat company to offer boat purchases using bitcoin. Bitcoin is a digital payment system, a peer to peer transaction system. Bitcoin has been described as the first decentralised digital currency and it is the largest of its kind in terms of total market value. The value of a Bitcoin varies depending on its current exchange rate. ...

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GAC Pindar ready to go in Bermuda

Ian Williams GAC Pinda. Credit Robert Hadjuk

Ian Williams and his GAC Pindar crew are ready to compete at the Argo Group Gold Cup  (7-11 October), despite a number of challenges posed by Hurricane Joaquin. At one point it looked as if GAC Pindar might not have a full crew in Bermuda in time. However, a drop in wind speeds, making travel possible has meant that GAC ...

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Welsh sailors come out in force

2015 barts bash llyn brenig 1

More than a thousand sailors across Wales took part in the world’s biggest sailing race, with standards varying from top level to beginner. At least 25 sailors per club at venues throughout Wales joined fellow watersport enthusiasts round the world in Bart’s Bash, to raise money for the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation in memory of the Olympic medallist who died ...

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Best result for British sailor in Generali Solo Méditerranée

Sam Matson, Alan Roberts and Nick Cherry in Barcelona for the Generali Solo Mediterranée.
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Solo sailor Nick Cherry has achieved the best result for a British competitor in one of the most prestigious French single-handed championships – the three-week long Generali Solo Méditerranée. At the helm of his Figaro Beneteau, Redshift, Cherry took fifth place after a gruelling test against 21 other skippers that included 11 inshore races and two offshore legs staged between ...

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Lifejacket for 2015 race

Ocean Safety has developed a custom lifejacket that is being worn by each and every crew member on the 12 yacht fleet currently taking part Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race. The lifejacket is an evolution of the Ocean Safety Kru Professional model.

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Saxton and Groves seal European Championship gold


Nicola Groves hailed a ‘fantastic’ victory with Ben Saxton at the Nacra 17 European Championships, which concluded in Barcelona on Saturday. Groves and helm Saxton negotiated a tricky six-regatta, beset with weather disruptions, to head into the final medal race at the top of the leaderboard but effectively level-pegging with Australia’s Darren Bundock and Nina Curtis in the chase for ...

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