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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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  • Video: 50 years of RYA training December 1, 2020
    The RYA has launched a digital timeline and new video marking key moments in the 50 year history of its world-famous training schemes. The first RYA courses were introduced in 1970 to provide clubs and sailing schools with a national training programme and standardised method of learning to sail – with qualified instructors, inspections and […]
    Rob Peake
  • Boat test: Jimmy Cornell’s Outremer 4E catamaran November 30, 2020
      Editor of Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting Sam Jefferson tests the Outremer 4E, the boat that Jimmy Cornwell will sail around the world Regular readers of Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting will be familiar with the challenge that the adventurous octogenarian Jimmy Cornell has undertaken (see ST&YY October issue). For the uninitiated, […]
    Rob Peake
  • Video: Bitter End Yacht Club as it was in 1975 November 25, 2020
    Those sailors lucky enough to stay at the Bitter End Yacht Club in the British Virgin Islands never forget it. The beguiling mix of crystal clear waters, predictable winds, gorgeous hillside rooms, great food and Painkiller cocktails has been a successful one for decades. The resort was damaged catastrophically in the hurricanes Irma and Maria […]
    Rob Peake
  • RYA welcomes return of grassroots sailing in England November 24, 2020
    Grassroots sailing can start again from 2 December, the RYA says, as it welcomes the UK Government’s COVID-19 Winter Plan, which presents a programme for suppressing the virus, protecting the NHS and the vulnerable, keeping education and the economy going and providing a route back to normality. The COVID-19 Winter Plan ensures the current national […]
    Rob Peake
  • Tom Cunliffe launches online ‘sailing club’ November 20, 2020
    Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting columnist Tom Cunliffe has launched an ‘online sailing club’. Club membership (advice, Zoom meetings and more) is designed for anyone who loves cruising, dreams of voyaging, wants more maritime history, technical tips and up-to-date commentary on modern developments, or hear about Tom’s unique twist on life. For just £15 […]
    Rob Peake
  • ‘Our charter holiday in Croatia 2020’ November 19, 2020
    Words and photos by Rachael Crofts Last year I dragged my family of three novice dinghy sailors and one self-professed landlubber on a sailing holiday in Croatia. Enthusiastic they were not, but they loyally followed me, albeit with the look of lemmings heading over a cliff. What ensued was an amazing family holiday beyond even our […]
    Rob Peake
  • Win! A Raymarine Axiom 9 MFD worth £1200  November 19, 2020
    Your chance to get your hands on the latest cutting edge multi function display from Raymarine   A powerful new multifunction navigation system from Raymarine. With built-in RealVision 3D sonar, the all new LightHouse 3 operating system, and blazing fast quad core performance, Axiom will transform your time on the water.  Axiom is expandable, so its capabilities can grow, as needed. It supports the […]
    Rob Peake
  • Tall Ships coming to Falmouth, Cornwall, in 2021 November 19, 2020
    Sail Training International has announced Falmouth, Cornwall, as the ‘Race Start Partner’ of the Tall Ships Races 2021, which will also commemorate 500 years since the first circumnavigation voyage around the world.   The maritime event will mark the sixth time Falmouth has hosted the tall ships, with the inaugural one for the town being held in 1966. Given current surrounding circumstances related to COVID and potentially necessary social distancing and safety measures, the 2021 Falmouth event will […]
    Rob Peake
  • 35th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers ready to go November 17, 2020
    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: With just one week to go until the start of the 35th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, almost all of the boats have arrived in Las Palmas and preparations continue in the final week before the start on Sunday 22 November. The pre-departure programme in Gran Canaria has been adapted this […]
    Rob Peake
  • Cruising Association: removal of key import tariffs will benefit boat buyers November 16, 2020
    The final implementation of Brexit at the end of the transition period is clearly making cruising for UK yachtsmen much more complicated, but there is one potential piece of good news for UK-based yachtsmen, says the Cruising Association. The Cruising Association’s Regulatory and Technical Services group (RATS) has been advising its members on the consequences […]
    Rob Peake