The Southampton Boat Show will  see the launch of the new ARC Channel Islands rally.

World Cruising Club has teamed up with the Royal Yachting Association’s Active Marina programme and PBO to give aspiring cross-Channel cruisers the opportunity to join a fun and professionally organised rally from Gosport Marina to Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey and Cherbourg in August 2016.

Visit the RYA lounge in the Holiday Inn at the show on Sunday 13 September from 1530-1700 to find out more. Register your attendance online at

PBO is also launching a competition to win Hantu Biru at this year’s Southampton Boat show, which runs from Friday 11 September to Sunday 20 September.

Find the Project Boat at berth M612, visit the Time Inc marine media stand E1. Hantu Biru’s lucky winner will be announced shortly after the London Boat Show in January.