Ramsgate's all weather lifeboat was launched to assist a small yacht which had been dismasted after a collision with a container ship 24 miles east of the town.
A potentially lifesaving rescue device fashioned from the unlikely source materials of empty plastic bottles will be trialled in the UK for the first time by the RNLI.
Olympic Champions Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have won the female Rolex World Sailor of the Year award; Argentina's Santiago Lange took the men's accolade.
A boatsman who ran aground in gale-force weather was airlifted to safety by the UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter from Walpole Bay, Kent yesterday morning.
Rescuers were tasked to assist the crew of a 36ft motor boat yesterday after it caught fire in the Solent yesterday.
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‘Where’s Bart?’ That’s the question I was asked more than any other after my epic 338-mile two-month voyage to Southampton, writes PBO columnist Dave Selby.
"I packed my grab bag with passport etc at one point... to be ready for the worst but Nereida rode the big seas well despite a lot of shaking and…
'The yachtsman regrets not calling for help until it was too late' said an RNLI Happisburgh spokesman
A woman with a head injury was airlifted from Stokes Bay on Sunday after she was evacuated from a sailing yacht by Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS).
'If you use Digital Selective Calling (DSC) radio correctly we will be able to locate you within moments', say UK Coastguard rescuers
Olympic Finn class gold medallist Giles Scott, Round the Island Race record setter Brian Thompson, and Clipper Race crewman Gavin Reid, have been shortlisted for the 2016 boats.com YJA Yachtsman…
A new taxation law affecting yachts in Greece still appears to be in a stalemate position with no forward movement since the law was confirmed in August.
'Whilst we are all delighted to have succeeded, it is extremely worrying to see this lack of ice so starkly', says expedition leader David Hempleman-Adam
Boat owners wishing to carry out cleaning and hull inspection while their yachts are still in the water may be interested in a new underwater drone called the Keelcrab.
An upturned vessel spotted some six miles west of Land's End sparked a search for possible missing crew.
The new e-motion Rudder Drive could revolutionise the way sailing yachts are propelled.
The UK Coastguard has released details about a 'life or death' search and rescue helicopter mission to rescue an unwell crewman from a vessel 180 miles offshor