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.
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.
Users of the Exe Estuary are invited to find out more about proposals for new ‘Wildlife Refuge’ areas, formerly known as Voluntary Exclusion Zones.
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.
Bl**dy mind over matter... the editor's welcome to this month’s Practical Boat Owner magazine
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.
In the Summer 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine...
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.
The Yarmouth RNLI all-weather lifeboat assisted a yacht that was unable to move after fouling its propeller on unmarked lobster pot gear.
A yachtsman who ran aground off the West Sussex coast felt 'confused and groggy' following a single-handed journey from Falmouth, bound for Brighton Marina.
British yachtswoman Susie Goodall, the youngest among a 30-strong Golden Globe Race entry list, has secured DHL Express as her primary sponsor.
Sir Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team fought back in their sixth race of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers.
It is 50 years since Sir Francis Chichester sailed solo around the world in Gipsy Moth IV. To celebrate, she is sailing around Britain, stopping at 14 ports.
Euan Crawford experienced mixed fortunes when he and his girlfriend sailed their uninsured, un-surveyed, 30-year-old Raven 26 from New Zealand to Fiji.
More than 880 yachts have so far signed up to the 2017 Round the Island Race, which will be taking place on Saturday 1 July with a first start of
Charmian Entwistle recommends Castlebay, Barra as a charming stopping-off point when visiting the Outer Hebrides...