Bringing the best of luxury yachting to the heart of the capital

Bringing the best of luxury yachting to the heart of the capital

London Luxury Afloat, St. Katharine Docks, 21-24 April 2022 British Marine, the team behind the hugely popular Southampton International Boat Show, is delighted to unveil London Luxury Afloat a brand-new showcase event aimed at the discerning boat buyer featuring more than 30 well-appointed sailing, motor and super yachts from leading brands including Oyster, Sunseeker, Fairline,…

Southampton International Boat Show 2021 Celebrates a Phenomenal Event

Southampton International Boat Show 2021 Celebrates a Phenomenal Event

Southampton International Boat Show drew to a close on Sunday 19 September with organisers, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors all hailing the show as one of the best yet. The event retains its title as Britain’s biggest and best festival of boating, showcasing over 350 marine brands with 500+ boats on display, including many UK and…

Winners of prestigious yachting awards crowned at YJA Stoneways Marine Awards Gala Dinner in Southampton

Winners of prestigious yachting awards crowned at YJA Stoneways Marine Awards Gala Dinner in Southampton

A star-studded evening at the Grand Café Southampton held on Friday 10th September saw the crowning of the highly prestigious YJA Stoneways Marine Yachtsman of the Year, Young Sailor of the Year, and the new Young Journalist of the Year 2021 Award winners. The Gala Dinner and Award ceremony attracted a plethora of sailing stars,…

Cowes Week - Woof yacht

Cowes Week Final Report

Cowes Week 2021 delivered a mix of interesting and exciting racing, with up to 40 races per day across 30 classes. Giles Peckham’s Daring Dauntless won the regatta overall for a record fourth time, having notched up five race wins and one second place. “It’s been a very classic Cowes Week, with light and strong…

Cowes Week Daily Round Up Day 3

Cowes Week Daily Round Up Day 3

A change in the weather, with shifty east and south-easterly breezes replacing the westerlies of the first two days, saw new boats coming to the fore in many fleets today. Winds were strongly influenced by a small slow-moving secondary low pressure system sat over Sandown Bay. In the eastern Solent there was more breeze than…

Cowes Week Daily Round Up Day 2

Cowes Week Daily Round Up Day 2

Competitors had an easier second day at Cowes Week, with shorter courses and predominately wind with tide conditions giving a dry ride. Tidal conditions for those starting on the Royal Yacht Squadron line provided an interesting tactical challenge, balancing the last of the ebb tide and early flood stream. The day started with a westerly…

Cowes Week Daily Round Up Day 1

Cowes Week Daily Round Up Day 1

An action packed opening day of Cowes Week delivered lots of extremes in a shifty westerly wind. This averaged 10-15 knots, punctuated by occasional showers bringing gusts well over 20 knots that tested competitors’ skills across a wide range of conditions. Twenty one of the 30 classes, including the largest IRC rated yachts, started from…

Southampton International Boat Show attracts new and international brands eager to enjoy UK’s resurgence in watersports

Southampton International Boat Show attracts new and international brands eager to enjoy UK’s resurgence in watersports

The UK’s leading marine industry exhibition, the Southampton International Boat Show, has announced a raft of new and returning international brands signed up to attend this year’s event taking place from 10-19 September. Billed as Britain’s biggest festival of boating, the show offers visitors an immersion into the world of boating and watersports. From paddleboards,…

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