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About Site - Sailing Today is the magazine for hands-on cruising sailors whose love of sailing takes them around the British Isles, across the Channel and beyond. Offering a wealth of practical advice and a dynamic mix of in-depth boat, gear and equipment news, Sailing Today is written cover to cover by sailors, for sailors.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week
Since - Jun 2013

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  • Tribute to our former editor John Goode, 1950-2021 May 17, 2021
    Tributes have poured in from across the marine industry after the former editor of Sailing Today, John Goode, died on 15 May, aged 71, following a short illness. John was editor for much of Sailing Today’s first decade, from 2001 to 2007, the magazine having been founded in 1997, and from the outset he imbued […]
    Rob Peake
  • Sir Robin Knox-Johnston says yachting freedom ‘has been struck a deadly blow’ May 14, 2021
    In a letter published in The Times newspaper on Friday 14 May, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, writing as Patron of the Cruising Association (CA), highlights the effect of Government demands for VAT on boats returning to the UK. His letter is counter-signed by many other sailing ‘names’ including Sir Ben Ainslie, Mike Golding OBE, Pip Hare, […]
    Rob Peake
  • Join the Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting crew! May 13, 2021
    Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting is on the look out for a competitive, hungry and confident sales executive to become part of the team. You will join fellow sailing enthusiasts working on a much-loved brand, for a progressive and dynamic media company that offers fantastic opportunities to individuals who are enthusiastic and keen to […]
    Rob Peake
  • Win a sailing cruise for two in Greece with GlobeSailor! May 10, 2021
    Now is your chance to win the amazing prize for two people of an unforgettable catamaran charter in Greece on the Lagoon 450 Catamaran. Just enter the draw for your chance to claim this prize thanks to GlobeSailor – Europe’s leading yacht charter agency. ENTER TO WIN  From the 11th – 18th September, you could […]
    Rob Peake
  • Post-Brexit breakthrough for UK sailors as French relax arrival rules May 7, 2021
    The French government has announced a process to allow entry to cruising yachts at any French port, in a significant step forward for sailors post-Brexit. The rules after the UK left the EU had been that sailing yachts would have to check in at specific ports of arrival, vastly hampering cruising freedom and coming with […]
    Rob Peake
  • Sailing clothing: what’s new for this season April 27, 2021
    What with the Olympics and the America’s Cup, much of the recent development in sailing clothing has been focused on racing gear. Much of that feeds through to the cruising world and of course the dinghy racing scene. Our guide here gives a glimpse of some of the great new kit on the market for […]
    Rob Peake
  • June issue of Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting on sale now! April 27, 2021
    The June issue of Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting is out now, just in time for the start of the season for many sailors. Within the remaining restrictions, we can look forward to a great summer ahead – and the weather seems to be playing ball too so far! As ever, we bring you […]
    Rob Peake
  • Flare amnesty this weekend in Hampshire April 26, 2021
    Pains Wessex, in conjunction with YouBoat, is holding a Flares Amnesty Day in Hampshire, UK, on Saturday 1 May. The May Day Flares Amnesty, from 8.30am-2.30pm, will take place at YouBoat’s new shop at Premier Marinas Ltd, Building 10, Bridge Rd, Swanwick, Southampton SO31 1ZH. Pains Wessex Marketing Director, Chris Feibusch, says, “The May Day […]
    Rob Peake
  • Our sailing staycation: yacht charter after lockdown April 22, 2021
    Rob Peake enjoys getting afloat again after lockdown, with a day charter from the Hamble, on the cleanest yacht known to mankind… Perhaps against the expectations of some, the safest holiday you can undertake in the world today is on a yacht. Yes, you still have to contend with the normal perils of life afloat […]
    Rob Peake
  • Exhibitors booking up for Southampton International Boat Show 2021 April 14, 2021
    World leading sail and power boat brands are set to take centre-stage at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show as the UK’s leading industry show returns in September 10-19th. British Marine, organiser of the Southampton International Boat Show, is delighted that Sunseeker International, Princess Motor Yachts, Prestige Yachts, Sealine, Fjord, Jeanneau Sail & Power range, […]
    Rob Peake