This binnacle was designed to be used on a submarine bridge at the surface. It was small enough to pass down through the hatch when submerging. It's for sale – read more about it here.
In 1968 Sir Robin Knox-Johnston became the first yachtsman to solo non-stop circumnavigate in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race. It was also in that same race, one competitor Donald Crowhurst lost his mind and was lost at sea. THE MERCY (2018) is a film telling the story of Crowhurst's fate. Here's the trailer...
As part of CYTV's ongoing boat building video session series, the latest walks you through how to hang a hinge – ideal for joinery jobs on your classic boat.
Kim Hartley talks about his adventures on board POLLY AGATHA – a boat that could take you deep water cruising in comfort.
The 8mR Worlds event in Hankø looks great! Dinner with the King of Norway was on Saturday evening, the location and conditions look stimulating and so do the analytics provided by the race organisers – the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club and the Hankø Yacht Club. Get the daily de-brief here.
Lamb torpedoes on a piadina with mint and cucumber yogurt, brown lemon rice, courgettes, toasted pine nuts and salad. Serving this piping hot is not essential. We thought that this would be a great alternative to pasta dishes commonly eaten during regattas and cruising. Enjoy!
Anne Beaugé reports on the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta for Classic Yacht TV. Wind, fog, 94 boats and lots of fun sailing the Fife designed yacht DIONE. Enjoy her beautiful imagery...
Everyone's talking about it; the newly released Christopher Nolan film that attempts to chronicle the evacuation of 330,000 men off the beaches and the harbour of DUNKIRK . Featuring MTB102, the white foam on the beaches and the 1958 version of the film to be screened this September...
Watch this video on BOJAR, our Featured Boat For Sale Video. She is well-commended beacuse it is so rare to find a boat both so original and in such fine condition. Her current owner talks about her design and history.
The East coast of England’s Dovercourt Bay and Harwich Harbour were once part of the ‘Big Class’ racing circuit, with the J Class being a regular feature. Recently CYTV were invited to enjoy a celebration of beautiful classic yachts with the return of the delightful Suffolk Yacht Harbour Classic Regatta.
The man who spent seven years rebuilding world-famous classic yacht MARIGOLD, Greg Powlesland, recounts his experience sailing the Camper and Nicholson designed, 80ft (LOA) gaff rigged gentleman's cutter in Cannes – the first time since her launch 23 years ago!
Report and results from the 2017 Medway Barge Match. Consisting of 10 Thames Sailing Barges, racing off the Kentish coast of England; David Brooks recounts the day's racing for the three classes, the Bowsprit Class, Staysail Class and the Coasting Class. Photos by Mick Nolan. Video from the beautiful, engineless EDME.