Sailing News

All the latest news from the world of sailing and stories from experienced sailors.

Yacht racing gives you an experience and adrenaline rush like no other, combined with the satisfaction of working in a team that’s being tested to its limits.

Celebrating an Inspiring Journey: 94-Year-Old Alison Takes Control of Golden Vanity

A heart-warming story unfolded on the Solent as 94 year old Alison takes control of First Class Sailing’s iconic Golden Vanity yacht.

Why you should sail the Norwegian Fjords.

Sailing the jaw-dropping dramatic Norwegian Fjords carved from rock by glaciers way back in the Ice Age really is the way to experience this breathtaking landscape

The ARC Rally 2021

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers is on the horizon for November 2021. A friendly race for sailors seeking a Transatlantic challenge with participants coming in a huge variety of vessels and experience.

On every Sailors Bucket List – The Rolex 2021 Fastnet Race

  Every 2 years one of sailing’s most infamous and classic events takes place – The Rolex Fastnet Race. It attracts the best racing sailors and is considered one of the toughest offshore races held around UK waters. This prestigious race has always been extremely demanding but in 2021 the finish line has been moved Read more

From RYA Competent Crew to Round the World Race!

260 thousand miles and counting…. From a family holiday to a Round the World Race, Ricky Chalmers talks about his sailing career to date