There were smiles as well as butterflies amongst the skippers and crews of the 2017 ARC Channel Islands rally, as they prepared to set off for the first of two…
There are 12 sections of pipe overall, with four beached, and eight 'secured and under control' off the East Anglian coastline, with guard vessels in attendance.
CHC have registered a protest to the Isle of Wight Council’s regarding reduced navigational depths and clearance over the chains of the new floating bridge.
Any number of factors can affect the wind near land on coastal voyages, says Dick Everitt.
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.
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.
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New data required to demonstrate the danger of poorly marked fishing gear to recreational boaters
2018 Golden Globe Race competitor Antoine Cousot launched his gleaming gold Biscay 36 ketch renamed Goldstar following a major eight-month refit.
Following some early observations, Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth have subtly revised the route of the Portsmouth Small Boat Channel.
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Permission granted for eight three-bladed horizontal axis wind turbine generators
"The most significant changes include a widening of the approach channel and a change to its route", says the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth Steve Hopper.
Tech should be at our beck and call... Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
Brain power is still best for calculating weather, wind and tidal information, says Dick Everitt
Tacking inside a ‘cone’ can help you to harness changes in wind direction, explains Dick Everitt.
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New pontoons have been installed and others repositioned to upgrade the access and design of the marina, and to increase the number of available berths...