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Two people were rescued and a sinking yacht saved off the Jurassic Coast of Dorset this morning.
Oban Marina on Scotland's west coast is up for sale for the second time in five years.
Organisers of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race said this year will go down in history as 'a windy edition of the event'.
Plans for the world’s biggest offshore wind farm have been hampered by fears that the noise of construction will disturb harbour porpoises.
A yacht owned by the commodore of the Island Sailing Club sank after it hit a shipwreck in Saturday's Round the Island race.
HMS Echo and RNLI lifeboat volunteers assisted a 28ft yacht that was battered by 40 knot squalls whilst attempting to cross Lyme Bay, eight miles off the Devon coast
Thousands of sailors in yachts of all different shapes and sizes will be taking part in the annual Round the Island race around the Isle of Wight.
An Irishman who was 'sick of life' took a 17ft yacht from Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire and attempted to sail to France.
A small yacht without lights, VHF radio, GPS or flares was located by radar and mobile phone light after suffering engine failure at night.
Sniffy the dog and his owner were rescued by the RNLI after their yacht's steering failed off the North East coast of Scotland.
PBO columnist Dave Selby has set a date for his charity challenge that aims to encourage more people to get afloat and raise funds for a worthy cause.
The Boat Safety Scheme is asking boaters: 'Are you wise to carbon monoxide poisoning?' following an inquest hearing into two deaths on a private boat on the Norfolk Broads.
A yacht ran aground in Plockton bay, Wester Ross, in the Scottish Highlands after breaking free from its mooring - with two people on board.
A Clipper Round the World Yacht Race crew member has been airlifted off the IchorCoal yacht in the North Atlantic Ocean in a challenging helicopter rescue.
The new Honorary Secretary of the Nicholson 31 Association Michael Wright will take up the post next month.
British Marine will represent industry concerns to Government throughout this transitional period.