A 10-metre yacht, the Joie de Vivre, was rescued after sustaining steering gear and other damage when it struck an underwater object off Llandudno's Little Orme headland.
British yachtsman Alex Thomson has taken the runner-up spot in the Vendée Globe to become the solo round-the-world race's second-fastest sailor ever.
Steve Sleight was an author, broadcaster, sailor and boat builder with an infectious enthusiasm and a passion for the very latest “bleeding edge” technologies, writes Rupert Holmes.
French sailor Armel Le Cléac'h has today won the Vendée Globe, setting a new record for the solo non-stop round the world race in the process.
storm force winds rattled through the islands during January causing damage to sea defences particularly along Guernsey’s North West coastline, writes John Frankland.
With 40nm separating Vendée Globe leader Armel Le Cléac'h from Alex Thomson and 350nm left to the finishing line, victory in the solo round-the-world race now comes down to one…
Early bird entries for the 2017 Round the Island Race around the Isle of Wight on Saturday 1 July, will open at 00.00 on Friday 27 January.
‘On the 15th day of our crossing our rudder completely disintegrated and we were left with no steering’
The UK Coastguard co-ordinated an extensive search and rescue effort after a 90m cargo ship sank off the Kent coast, in Force 9 north westerly winds.
Irish skipper Enda O'Coineen has vowed to 'complete' the Vendée Globe by sailing his yacht Team Ireland - Kilcullen Voyager back to Les Sables d'Olonne.
Charles Hendry urges ministers to approve plans, which could provide UK with reliable and clean electricity
RYA reminds boating community to remain vigilant and to avoid navigating through waters in which pirates are known to operate
Friday the 13th might be unlucky for some, but not for British skipper Alex Thomson who has pulled back 85 crucial miles on Vendée Globe leader Armel Le Cléac'h in…
UK boat owners have voted for Largs Yacht Haven and and Poole Quay Boat Haven as UK Coastal Marinas of the Year 2017 as part of the prestigious Yacht Harbour…
A man in his 50’s has been taken to hospital believed to be suffering with flash burns and hypothermia, following a boat fire off St Mary’s Island, Chatham Maritime, on…
"This funding could result in longer lasting wave converters that are better able to harness the power of the sea and more efficiently turn it into renewable energy"
Zara Roberts from Scarborough has been awarded the RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2016 for her exceptional performance across all aspects of the examination.
Ten days since his world quite literally came crashing down around him, Irish skipper Enda O'Coineen says he is still contemplating his next move.
Profoundly deaf, amateur sailor Gavin Reid has beaten “his heroes”, Giles Scott and Brian Thompson, to be named the boats.com 2016 YJA Yachtsman of the Year.
One hundred young people in recovery from cancer will be taking part in an extraordinary challenge - sailing around Britain in a national relay, celebrating achievement and realising potential.