An 18ft yacht that required assistance in the Solent was described by rescuers as being in a 'poor condition.'
Two yachts aground in the space of less than 12 hours kept rescuers from an independent lifeboat station busy this weekend.
Vendée Globe sailing star Alex Thomson will officially open the Gosport Marine Festival this Saturday, 27 May.
Returning for its 49th year, the Southampton Boat Show is planning to get more people than ever before participating in boating and watersports activities.
In the coming months, 2,000 school children will 'Go Sail' thanks to the 1851 Trust, the official charity of Sir Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team.
Yachtswoman Tracy Edwards is calling for sailors to join a welcoming party to greet the former race yacht Maiden when she returns to the UK.
GAFIRS volunteers were called to assist a cabin cruiser skipper who had got into trouble after mooring up alongside a Portsmouth pier.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has embarked on the third and final tranche of the Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) designation programme. The aim is to complete…
History is set to be created on Southampton Water this spring as the city hosts a spectacular parade of sail. Hundreds of craft, from one-man kayaks to huge luxury yachts,…
South coast marina operators, Dean & Reddyhoff Ltd, has today, 1 March, completed the purchase of Deacons Boatyard Ltd, located in Hamble, Hampshire.
Former Clipper Race skipper Alex Thomson received a hero’s welcome last Saturday when he returned to his hometown of Gosport after beating the British Vendée Globe record.
The Coastguard's new AW189 helicopter and trial Jetstream aircraft came through their ‘water baptism’ yesterday after participating in ‘Exercise Top Cover’
The single-handed sailor aboard found he had no power, lights or VHF radio after several abortive attempts to start the boat’s engine.
MP Suella Fernandes is urging boat owners to be vigilant about the growing problem of thefts from boats in the Solent area.
Rescuers were tasked to assist the crew of a 36ft motor boat yesterday after it caught fire in the Solent yesterday.
Renowned yachtsmen Geoff Holt and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston were among the players of this year’s Bramble Bank cricket match in the middle of the Solent.
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and his famous round-the-world yacht, the Bermudan Ketch Suhaili, have signed up for the Hamble Classics Regatta.
Seven people were 'hurriedly evacuated' from a sinking catamaran - the Island Sailing Club’s J/111 class World Championships committee boat
Solent Boat Jumble will be taking place on 2 October at Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley, Southampton.
Have your say on proposals to redevelop the Lymington Town Quay area to create more walk-ashore visitor berths.