A suspected drug smuggler killed himself by jumping from the mast of his yacht while Border Force agents searched below, an inquest in Plymouth has recorded.
Three basking sharks have been tagged in the proposed Sea of the Hebrides Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area, a globally important hotspot for basking sharks.
The Volvo Ocean Race is making a major rule change to give world-class female sailors a much clearer pathway to compete at the highest level of offshore sailing in the…
The skipper of a barge has been fined £500 and more than £2,000 in costs, after pleading guilty to dumping rubbish at sea.
Inshore and inland lifeboat charities across the UK are being encouraged to bid for part of a £1million fund supporting rescue services in local communities.
With just a week to go there’s still time to nominate your yachting hero for the 2016 boats.com YJA Yachtsman and Young Sailor of the Year awards.
Following an extensive Maritime & Coastguard Agency investigation into the circumstances surrounding the loss of the Cheeki Rafiki, a decision has been made by the Crown Prosecution Service to bring…
Why the art of anchoring is something to be shared, like it or not
Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
HRH The Princess Royal will open Scotland’s Boat Show 2016 at Kip Marina, Inverkip on Friday 14 October as part of the show’s 30th anniversary celebrations
World Sailing, the international governing body for the sport, and Rolex have announced a golden line up of nominees for the 2016 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award.
Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service rescuers came to the aid of a stricken 40-foot yacht on Saturday, 1 October, when it lost its mast while sailing in the Solent.
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published an interim report on the investigation of the fatal accident on board the Clipper yacht CV21, off the coast of Portugal on…
Lessons learned from a tragic speedboat ride, a "case of bad gas" and an incident involving a capsized yacht that had lost its keel, in the second MAIB Safety Digest…
British sailor Jeanne Socrates admits that the cost of circumnavigation preparation has left her bank balance at ‘almost zero’.
Europe’s largest special area of conservation announced
The 48 areas proposed by The Wildlife Trusts are said to be the final gap-fillers in the ‘blue belt’ of England's MCZ network.
The Kyle of Lochalsh RNLI crew assisted a man who was trapped onboard a small boat in Glenelg bay due to very high winds and large swell.
Cowes Harbour Commission's proposed additional dredge areas aim to improve the safety of navigation along the Inner Fairway's eastern perimeter, remove the shoal off No 1. buoy, and increase the…
"All the preparation work has been done in anticipation of this moment so that we could be ready when the time comes as it now has", says Secretary of State’s…