A total of 1,342 yachts turned out to compete in Round the Island Race 2017, with the 70ft trimaran Concise 10 achieving a thrilling race record.
The annual Round the Island Race will be be taking place bright and early tomorrow, with 1,342 yachts expected to sail around the Isle of Wight.
The UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter made a 530-mile round trip yesterday to rescue a desperately unwell yachtsman in the Atlantic Ocean.
A year today, up to 30 sailors will embark on a solo circumnavigation in small yachts using paper charts, a sextant and wind-up chronometer to navigate by.
PBO and the RYA have received a report from a yachtsman fined €500 for having traces of red diesel in his fuel tank following a Belgian Customs inspection.
A decision by the MMO to grant a marine licence relating to development in Brighton Marina has been upheld in the High Court following a Judicial Review.
An 18ft yacht that required assistance in the Solent was described by rescuers as being in a 'poor condition.'
The Kiwi team dominated the 35th America’s Cup finals, winning 8 races to ORACLE TEAM USA’s one race win, to claim the oldest trophy in international sport.
A.S.A.P. Supplies wish to reassure PBO readers that they will continue to maintain the 'familiar and high quality service' established over 27 years.
Users of the Exe Estuary are invited to find out more about proposals for new ‘Wildlife Refuge’ areas, formerly known as Voluntary Exclusion Zones.
Two yachts aground in the space of less than 12 hours kept rescuers from an independent lifeboat station busy this weekend.
The Ocean Cleanup is to start extracting plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within the next 12 months.
Ben Meakins discovers the importance of wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when antifouling a hull – and issues some propitious advice
A comprehensive guide to where visiting sailors can find hot showers, facilities to top up water tanks and fuel, access Wi-Fi and stock up on supplies, plus the prices charged.
A prototype of the world’s first production foiling monohull will hit the water in July
The invasive non-native carpet sea-squirt, Didemnum vexillum, or D vex for short, has been found in a sea loch on the west coast of Scotland.
Solo sailor and adventurer Lisa Blair has recommenced her attempt to circumnavigate Antarctica.
Conventional thinking strongly favours the fitting of intakes and outlets in boat hulls – but some think that theory is full of holes, muses Dave Selby.
A Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat spokesman said: “The sailor was a bit upset about having to be rescued."
Four yachts competing in the OSTAR and TWOSTAR fleet have been rescued after a storm struck in the north Atlantic.