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Landfall in Madeira

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Landfall in Madeira

A first time in the Atlantic Ocean – offshore and in blue waters, sailing. One guest on board Bessie Ellen gives her impressions of 'space', sea sickness and what reaching landfall is like.

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Days (and nights) spent at sea

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Days (and nights) spent at sea

What happens offshore on board a tall ship like Bessie Ellen? Here's what one guest had to say while sailing from Lisbon to Madeira. Check out what CYTV caught on camera while at sea...

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Working on tall ship

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Working on tall ship

It's only when you sail a tall ship that you really understand their history in context of how people 'worked' them as we hear from on board Bessie Ellen.

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What's on in the classic boat world?

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What's on in the classic boat world?

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.

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A Faithful Freddie For Sale

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A Faithful Freddie For Sale

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.

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Crowhurst movie trailer

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Crowhurst movie trailer

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...

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CREW DINNER: Lamb torpedoes

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CREW DINNER: Lamb torpedoes

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!

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