Category Archives: Marine

SMS launches MY Alicia after a major three year restoration

By | August 15, 2018

“The Southampton headquartered ship repairer and marine engineering services provider, SMS, has today launched the Classic Superyacht MY Alicia from its covered 60m dry dock in the heart of the City. The business, born, thanks to the inspired vision of the owner, from the scale of the MY Alicia restoration project, is now uniquely placed… Read More »

YJA wants nominations for Yachtsman of the Year and Young Sailor of the Year

By | August 14, 2018

The Yachting Journalists’ Association has announced that 2018 nominations are now open for these annual awards, the Yachtsman of the Year and Young Sailor of the Year. These are unique and highly prestigious awards, which recognise the incredible achievements of the UK’s sports stars on the global stage. This is the oldest yachtsman of the… Read More »

Lendy Cowes Week – final report

By | August 14, 2018

The final day of Lendy Cowes Week saw a return to gentle conditions, with starts taking place in a light southerly breeze that gradually built to an unsteady 8-12 knots in the early afternoon. Giles Peckham’s Daring Dauntless won the class with a day to spare, racing with his wife Jane, Milo Carver and Richard… Read More »

Hengistbury Head’s coastguard lookout station brought back after two decades

By | August 14, 2018

An abandoned coastguard lookout station at Hengistbury Head has been brought back into use. Initially, around 60 volunteers for the National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) will be manning the station on top of Warren Hill after it was refurbished. It had been closed since the mid-1990s. The first watch in the refurbished hut took place on… Read More »