Sailing Today News Feed

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

RSS Sailing Today

  • Rafael Nadal talks about his love of sailing and his new Sunreef (power) catamaran September 22, 2020
    Tennis champion Rafael Nadal grew up sailing in Spain and today owns a Sunreef Power catamarans. Here he talks about his love of boating and his new significant acquisition… The post Rafael Nadal talks about his love of sailing and his new Sunreef (power) catamaran appeared first on Sailing Today.
    Rob Peake
  • Boats2020 appeal to Secretaries of State rejected September 17, 2020
    An appeal by the organisers of Boats2020 to the to the Secretaries of State for Public Health and Digital, Culture, Media and Sport – over the cancellation of the event – has failed. Lesley Robinson, CEO of organisers British Marine, said: “I am saddened that our appeal has been rejected and the plight of our exhibitors and […]
    Rob Peake
  • Unmanned vessel set to depart Plymouth for US September 16, 2020
    After sea trials off Plymouth this summer, a totally autonomous, unmanned boat will attempt a transatlantic voyage in September, departing for Massachusetts with no person on board. The boat, called the Mayflower Autonomous Ship or MAS, has been ‘trained’ to react appropriately to a vast range of potential maritime situations, from encountering other boats, to […]
    Rob Peake
  • British Marine seeks answers from Southampton council and Secretary of State over cancellation of Boats2020 September 11, 2020
    British Marine has released this statement, at 5pm on Friday 11 September: Following the cancellation of BOATS2020 presented by Southampton International Boat Show Ltd on the eve of the event, British Marine is seeking further clarification from Southampton City Council with regard to the reasons for the late notice of decision. British Marine had been […]
    Rob Peake
  • Ocean Village Boat Show cancelled September 11, 2020
    Statement released by MDL Marinas on Friday afternoon, 11 September: It is with regret we have to confirm that the Ocean Village Boat Show has been cancelled. Southampton City Council informed us yesterday that we couldn’t go ahead as planned due to the increased spread of Covid-19 nationally, and the need for stronger control measures […]
    Rob Peake
  • Shock last-minute council decision closes two Southampton boat shows – full story September 11, 2020
    • Southampton City Council advises visitors not to come • British Marine CEO says show “exceeded health requirements” • Around 20k visitors were due to visit Southampton over the next 10 days • Council officers will break the news to visitors as they arrive this morning The shocking news broke last night that both Boats2020 […]
    Rob Peake
  • Southampton City Council statement: “Both boat shows have been cancelled” September 10, 2020
    Southampton City Council have published this statement on their website, regarding the Boats2020 event and the MDL Ocean Village Boat Show, due to open tomorrow, Friday 11th September:   Ocean Village Boat Show 2020 and Boats 2020 have been cancelled 10/09/2020 The Ocean Village Boat Show 2020 and Boats 2020 presented by Southampton International Boat […]
    Rob Peake
  • Boats2020 cancelled and Ocean Village Boat Show “cannot proceed as planned” September 10, 2020
      A last minute decision by Southampton Council has forced the cancellation of the British Marine Boats2020 event, due to open tomorrow (Friday 11th Sept), and the cancellation of at least the first day of the Ocean Village Boat Show, which is due to run over the same dates.   British Marine issued this statement […]
    Rob Peake
  • Sailing Today boat test: the Dufour 530 September 10, 2020
    Comfort, speed and a whole host of options, Dufour’s 530 has it all, discovers Sam Jefferson, editor of Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting The freedom to make decisions for ourselves is one of the foundations of modern western culture. Sometimes too much choice can be a bad thing, but generally, we all agree it’s […]
    Rob Peake
  • Does your club have what it takes? Applications open for RYA Club of the Year Awards 2021 September 10, 2020
    Applications are now open for the RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Awards which celebrate the outstanding achievement and promote the hard work of sailing clubs in the UK. All RYA affiliated clubs across the UK are eligible to apply and the Awards Panel will select a finalist for each of the […]
    Rob Peake