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.
Wacky Races is a regular column and light-hearted report written by Will Dallimore (RBYC) on the Royal Burnham One Design fleet racing and shenanigans on the river Crouch in Essex (UK). In this edition read about the Main Season Points race 2 and other stories...
Watch action on board the schooner Adix at Antigua Classic Regatta 2017
Get boat building tips direct from the workshop in this selection of videos narrated by experts. Watch how to burn off a wooden hull, sharpen a chisel, use the right wood plane for the right job, learn top tips on varnishing....
Collars, the spar maker, has just completed a significant repair on the rig of the Laurent Giles designed Bermudan cutter ‘CETEWAYO’, in time for this season’s racing. Here, Jeremy Freeland describes the mast’s ongoing relationship with the Collars’ workshop and its craftsmen and the feeling when it finally returns to the boat and the care of the owner.
Archive footage of family cruising on board ZEPHYR during the early 1970's, she's for sale with Sandeman Yacht Company.
Nikki Wellings combines sailing skills and leatherwork on board the yachts she works for. Have a look at her latest work for a J class yacht.
CYTV talks to professional rigger Chuck Demangeat about rig failures on board classic yachts and the things you can do to prevent breaking your rig.
Do you know a rebate plane from a wood jack plane? Find out the difference between the various planes used in classic boat restoration in this video...
The Baltic Classic Master Cup 2017 will be a circuit again with four international regattas in Sweden and Finland, two in each country. Watch this video to see what it's like.
Learn how to strip a wooden hull and achieve the perfect smooth finish with this step by step boat building guide.