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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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  • Southampton Boat Show postponed July 5, 2020
    Statement from British Marine, 3 July 2020: Following the COVID-19 guidelines regarding large scale gatherings, British Marine will be postponing the 52nd edition of the Southampton International Boat Show until September 2021. However, with today’s (July 3rd) government announcement stating that a timetable for events will be revealed next week, British Marine will be continuing […]
    Rob Peake
  • August issue now on sale! July 3, 2020
      The August issue of Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting is out now and takes a look at a big topic – the future of sailing.   Legendary racing navigator Stan Honey has five key predictions to get us thinking, while at a more immediate level we look at what sailing we can do […]
    Rob Peake
  • New boat insurance company launches: Stoneways Marine July 2, 2020
    A new marine insurance company has started up promising ‘high levels of customer service’. Stoneways Marine is being led by Keith Lovett, one of the most experienced marine insurers in the UK and a lifetime sailor. Director and Underwriter Will Prest said: “With no exceptions, all of our management team are boat owners, mariners and […]
    Rob Peake
  • Online marine auction raises £20k in three weeks July 1, 2020
    An online auction organised by Sunsail raised £20,538 in three weeks. The money will go to the NHS and Turn to Starboard, a charity that supports former Armed Forces personnel. The auction, which was held in June, featured a vast range of lots including a day sailing aboard a new Sunsail 41.0 yacht with a sailing professional […]
    Rob Peake
  • Lobby MPs over EU cruising rules June 30, 2020
    The Cruising Association is asking its members to lobby their MPs, amid fears over a change in entry rules for UK citizens cruising to EU countries. The rules governing entry to foreign countries will change once the UK has left the EU, scheduled for the end of 2020. At present, the UK is offering EU […]
    Rob Peake
  • It’s time to spend our #SummerOnTheWater – campaign launched as overnight boating is back June 25, 2020
    British Marine has launched a nationwide campaign to kickstart the boating industry as lockdown eases – and overnight boating becomes possible again from 4 July. This video shows scenes shot in British waters, inspiration enough get out there again! British Marine’s social media campaign is using #SummerOnTheWater   Full press release from British Marine: As […]
    Rob Peake
  • Call for BAME sailing officials June 25, 2020
    Instructor Asher Robinson has called for the appointment more BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) offcials in sailing, as he spoke of the racism he has experienced in the sport. Asher, who is an RYA senior instructor at the Westminster Boating Base in London, said: “If you look at the committees of sailing clubs, and […]
    Rob Peake
  • Survey results: post-lockdown sailing June 24, 2020
    GlobeSailor has shared the results of a survey it commissioned into the impact of the pandemic on recreational sailing:   The COVID-19 outbreak has caused unprecedented disruption on health, economic and above all, human levels. The pandemic nobody was prepared for still remains at large in many parts of the world and has halted many […]
    Rob Peake
  • Cowes Classics Week reschedules to 2021 June 5, 2020
    The Royal London Yacht Club, organisers of Cowes Classics Week, has taken the sad decision to reschedule this year’s regatta and plan immediately for 2021 The safety of competitors, plus the large volunteer team who help organise the regatta, is paramount and, with social distancing still very much in force, the organisers felt they could […]
    Sam Jefferson
  • Cowes Week Ltd announces cancellation of 2020 regatta June 5, 2020
    Covid-19 concerns force the hand of organisers of regatta with history stretching back to 1826 Cowes Week Limited (CWL), organiser of the UK’s largest and best-known sailing event, has today announced the cancellation of the 2020 Cowes Week regatta. The CWL team had hoped that it would be possible to hold the much-loved regatta this […]
    Sam Jefferson