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The 2018 Golden Globe Race marking the 50th anniversary of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s round-the-world race victory will start from Plymouth on June 30, 2018.
The Trunk Traders area enables jumblers to clear lockers, sheds and garages and sell unwanted nautical paraphernalia from car boots.
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.
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Police are especially seeking any video or photographs taken of the coastal area around Gwbert on Saturday morning as they may have captured him sailing.
Entries are open once again for the 2018 Golden Globe Race with no current waiting list
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The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has published its report into two fatal accidents in the 2015-16 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
The biggest and best boat jumble the south is returning to Beaulieu for its 40th year, with hundreds of stalls selling new and used kit, clothes and craft.
The yachtsman had fallen approximately 10 feet from the mast and had landed on to another crew member
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Stephen 'Sparky' Park has been presented with a boats.com/YJA Special Award for services to the sport of sailing.
Flettner rotor sails will be installed and trialled on board a Maersk Tankers-owned vessel, marking the first installation of wind-powered energy technology on a product tanker vessel.
Dorset Police, MDL Marina and Ramora UK have joined forces to hold a family Sea Safety Day and Flare Amnesty on Easter Saturday.
Lisa Blair has been forced to end her record-breaking attempt to be the first woman to circumnavigate Antarctica solo and unassisted after being dismasted.
The new Head of Maritime Operations, Julie-Anne Wood, has made history as the first woman to achieve this rank in the history of Her Majesty’s Coastguard.
A new study into the UK’s offshore wind resource has revealed that variability in wind speeds is significantly lower than previously understood.
AIS devices will be integrated into all lifejackets for the first time during the Clipper 2017-18 Race.