Lonely Rock Race

Lonely Rock Race – 16th August 2020

lonely rock race

The Royal Western Yacht Club of England based in Plymouth in association with the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in Ryde on the Isle of Wight has announced a new race for the offshore racing calendar.  This new biennial race, the Lonely Rock Race, will run on alternate years to the RORC Fastnet Race and is in no way meant to compete with the Fastnet Race. Continue reading

Sailing Charities in the UK

A list of smaller sailing charities in the UK

sailing charities in the uk

With the New Year comes thoughts of resolutions and goals.  One of mine is to try some voluntary work this year.  Whilst I’m not an expert sailor I’m sure I can offer some skills and if nothing else I can make a mean cup of char.  Whilst looking for a suitable charity to approach I realised just how many sailing charities there are in the UK.  A quick search of google brings back 17.5 million results for sailing charities UK alone.  Many are small operations without famous figures heads or huge marketing budgets, so I thought it would be a lovely idea to raise awareness for some of the smaller operations out there that may not be on your radar. Continue reading

Crewing Opportunities January 2020

Isla del ReyCrewing Opportunities January 2020.  Here are some of the crewing opportunities that have been posted on the site from the Lovesail members.  If you would like to find out more about a particular post just log into your Lovesail account and click on the Crewing Section tab.  If you haven’t heard of Lovesail then come and take a look.  We are a friendly sailing community of single sailing friends meeting up for sailing dates and events. Continue reading

January Boat Shows

January Boat Shows around the World

january boat shows

At this time of year, thoughts will inevitably turn to boat shows and the London Boat Show in particular.  However, this boat show is no more, has ceased to be, and is an ex-boat-show.   Here is a list of just some of the larger boat shows with a sailing element that you could attend in January to get the year off to a cracking start. Continue reading

Crewing Opportunities Winter 2019

crewing opportunities winter 2019

Here are just some of the crewing opportunities winter 2019 that have been posted by the Lovesail members recently.  If you would like more details then just log into your Lovesail account and click on the Sailing and Crewing Events page.  If you are not a member of Lovesail yet then come and take a look at our friendly sailing community. Continue reading

Linguine with Clams

Galley Recipe – Linguine with Clams

linguine with clams

Lovesail member sailingsideways has sent in this delicious galley recipe that she cooks whilst living aboard her Cal39.  This quick and simple recipe will make a delicious and nutritious meal after a busy day out cruising the Californian coast. Continue reading