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Urgent genset repairs and a damaged gooseneck have forced the British yachtswoman to abandon her latest attempt at a record-breaking circumnavigation.
Police in Cornwall have issued a reminder to motorists to ensure towed items are properly secured after a yacht was abandoned for several hours at the side of a narrow…
Antifouling paint and dust is hazardous – protect yourself and the environment
The single-handed sailor aboard found he had no power, lights or VHF radio after several abortive attempts to start the boat’s engine.
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The BM39 yacht Noah was taking on significant volumes of water, the source of which could not be identified.
"Approximately 45 minutes after he had started the engine, the owner was discovered collapsed in the cabin."
The Marine Conservation Charity says 5p has been small price to pay for fewer carrier bags at the coast
A major incident was declared when a cargo ship lost power and steering and began taking on water after colliding with a rock barge off the coast of Dover.
The British skipper of Hugo Boss has managed to maintain a lead of 100 miles over his nearest rivals, Armel Le Cléac'h and Sébastien Josse in spite of damage to…
Following years and months of planning, plus two weeks of final preparations and provisioning, 212 ARC 2016 yachts set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Sailing in winter sounds like a cold and tricky business – but if you take some simple precautions there should be nothing stopping you - here's how
Trail-blazing British yachtswoman Tracy Edwards is celebrating after securing the funds to bring the famous ocean racing yacht Maiden home.
The majority of Guernsey Harbours charges and mooring fees will rise by 1% in 2017.
John Gardner devises a hoist to take the strain out of going aloft
I often sail single-handed and picking up mooring buoys can be awkward, so I’ve constructed a lasso line consisting of a 1m length of 6mm chain with 12mm line woven…
Norman Eastwood assembles a bucket pump to remove the final few bits of water from his boat’s bilges
David Berry describes the unexpected problems he faced after purchasing a Rocna anchor for his Moody Eclipse, Aderyn Glas
The Government’s scientific advisors have provided proposals on where a final set of 50 Marine Conservation Zones are needed around England.