Yacht sailing at sunset

Skippers wanted for sailing holiday with a difference

Traveleyes, a unique travel company that runs tours for sighted and blind travellers, is seeking qualified yacht skippers for their next sailing holiday. The organisation, now in its tenth year,…


Volvo Ocean Race: Auckland arrivals….all at once

Leading the night time charge from Sanya in China to to the finish line off Auckland’s Viaduct Basin breakwater, Xabi Fernandez’ Mapfre maintained their pole position, followed closely by Ian…

Alan Buchanan- Naval Architect 1922 - 2015

Alan Buchanan, naval architect 1922 – 2015

Alan Buchanan, the celebrated naval archictect credited with designing the first glassfibre yacht in Europe, died peacefully in Jersey on Monday 26 January. Having trained as an aircraft engineer, he…