Laura Hodgetts

Features editor

Optimised Outer Harbour Project layout Sept 2016

Cowes Harbour Commission's proposed additional dredge areas aim to improve the safety of navigation along the Inner Fairway's eastern perimeter, remove the shoal off No 1. buoy, and increase the…

Photo credit: Gosport NCI & GAFIRS

Rescuers were launched three times last weekend to assist two yachts and a catamaran in distress in the Solent. Lifeboat crews from Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS), based…

The Skud-18 duo Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell win bronze in the Rio Paralympic Games. Credit: Richard Langdon/World Sailing

With gold and bronze Paralympic medals, Helena Lucas is Britain’s most successful Paralympic sailor ever. While Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell were “elated” to achieve another bronze Paralympic medal.