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12th Nov 2019

A Guide to Canal Boating in Winter

When we think of canal boating we imagine the long, hazy summer days pootling along green-banked waterways, picnics in fields of wildflowers and sipping a glass of something cool on the roof of your narrowboat.
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7th Nov 2019

Winter Sailing Gear – What to Wear to Keep Warm

The winter stretches out for months in many parts of the world, and that’s a whole lot of time to have your boat all tucked up and not being used. Trust us, boating withdrawal is real. If you live in a place where ice and snow don’t put stop to boating activities, then there’s no reason you shoul...
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29th Oct 2019

Why the 3 Top Winter Cruising Destinations are Still the Best

For those of us in the northern hemisphere winter can seem to go on for far too long. Frosty mornings, thick woolly jumpers and roaring fires are delightful, but by the time Christmas is over it’s time to start counting down to some warmer weather and advent of spring.
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24th Oct 2019

15 Winter Boating Tips

Winter cruising is hugely rewarding, the low sun, flat sparkling seas and deserted cruising grounds opening up the possibility for completely different adventures.
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3rd Oct 2019

Why Are Boats So Expensive?

Anyone who has ever thought of buying a boat has experienced the inevitable sharp intake of breath when they first see the price tag. There is no getting away from the fact that boats are expensive – both to buy, and to maintain. But is the cost justifiable? What exactly are you getting for your ...
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16th Sep 2019

The Most Expensive Yachts of 2019

Boats are simply incredible machines. They range from a bath-tub sized Jon boat all the way up to gargantuan cruise liners capable of carrying the population of a town. This staggering diversity shows not just in the size of the vessels, but in their use, function and, yes, price too.
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13th Sep 2019

Carbonautica and Ring Powercraft Launch at Southampton Boat Show

Carbonautica and Ring Powercraft launch World Firsts at Southampton Boat Show. Much-awaited ‘Ranger 25 Vengeance’ from Itchenor based Ring Powercraft. As a key feature, this cutting-edge leisure craft, will sport a brand new monocoque carbon fibre steering wheel from composite specialist Carbona...
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27th Aug 2019

8 of the Best Runabouts of 2019

Runabout is a humble term for the style of a boat which is anything but simple. It is used to encompass many different types of vessels – from bowriders, to centre consoles, RIBS, cuddy boats, or walk around style boats - – usually measuring 6 metres to 10 metres.