Chris Beeson

South coast waters healthier

The Environment Agency says the results of the measures it has taken to improve bathing water along the south coast have, so far, been promising

Clipper Ventures’ fleet of round-the-world yachts will set sail this weekend on the sixth and final crew leg of The Times Clipper 2000 Round The World Yacht Race, heading for…

Orwell yachtsmen win in High Court

The High Court has found against Ipswich Borough Council and the Ipswich Port Authority in the dual-charging case on the River Orwell

The International Whaling Commission’s conference, underway in London, could see a policy shift from the British government that tips the balance in favour of a reintroduction of whaling

Nautor/C&N statement

Nautor Swan has today confirmed its purchase of the Camper & Nicholson yard in Gosport and released the following statement

Mad or bad? Rogue freighters

A report, posted on 13 July on the US Sailing Source forum, relates a recent bizarre experience off Mexico’s west coast

The publication of Ellen MacArthur’s book ‘Taking on the world’, about her experiences in the Vendée Globe, has been put back into 2002

Bombe Surprise

Coastguard stands by as waterbourne ice cream van scoops WWII mine

New books and charts service

ybw has teamed up with marine publishers Kevin Hughes to add books and charts to the services already available online at Europe’s No.1 marine portal