Featuring exhibitions in Australia, a Great War exhibition in Maine – United States, the start of the Golden Globe Race in France, and the Het Scheepvaartmuseum's showcase of Joan Blaeu's map of the world, dating from 1648, one of the absolute highlights of The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.
Being at sea can be cleansing. It's not just sights and sounds, but the movement of the boat that has a rhythm – it's 'therapy at sea' as we hear from a guest on board Bessie Ellen.
Watch as VIVEKA nearly takes off in this vintage helicopter footage stitched together to show her powering through exotic waters during her ocean cruising days. Learn more about this amazing yacht - now for sale.
The list of classic boat sailing events and classic yacht regattas for 2018 worldwide.
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Night watches have a magical feel to them – the experience of isolation, an escape from the digital and fast-paced world we exist in, as we hear from on board Bessie Ellen.
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...