A red ensign flies from the stern of a boat at the Thames Traditional Boat Festival at Henley

The Royal row barge, Gloriana, the late Sir Malcom Campbell’s Bluebird K3 hydroplane powerboat and the Dunkirk Little Ships will all be making their presence felt when they take part in…

Boats racing in Grouville, Jersey

The 161st Gorey Regatta in Jersey will be taking place over the weekend of 7-8 July 2018. This historic event, which is held in the stunning setting of the Royal…

Falmouth port will be the location of the Suhaili Parade of Sail in June

Falmouth looks set to host one of the biggest sailing jamborees in June, marking the 50th anniversary of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s departure at the start of the 1968/9 Sunday Times…

RS:X racing at the Aquece Rio Test Event for 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. © Rachel Jaspersen/British Sailing Team

The 2016 Olympic Games officially starts today in Rio with the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium - the sailing regatta will get under way on Monday.

Whitby Regatta

Celebrating its 176th anniversary, Whitby Regatta is probably the oldest sea regatta on the north-east coast and has drawn large crowds into Whitby over the years.