Heather Prentice

Heather Prentice

Heather grew up sailing the west coast of Scotland – the Firth of Clyde, Rum, Eigg, the Hebrides, Mull and around Skye.

A journalist by trade, working for Reuters and Agence France Presse, she also worked for 10 years as a Contributing Editor for the Yacht Capital, Yacht Design group of magazines, based in Milan and happily sailing around the Mediterranean.

Returning to Scotland, Heather is delighted to be joining Yachting Monthly and teaching the family to sail in home waters.

The all-women crew crossed the Royal Yacht Squadron finish line shortly before midday to whoops and cheers from a large crowd gathered on the parade, then quickly hoisted the spinnaker…

The RNLI was founded in 1824 by Isle of Man resident Sir William Hillary, has saved a tremendous 146,277 lives in two centuries – an average of two lives saved…