Plymouth yachtsman Conrad Humphreys has joined the OSTAR 2020 team as ‘race ambassador’. Conrad competed in the TRANSAT in 2004 onboard the Open 60 Hellomoto before going on to finish 7th in the Vendee Globe race. He recently completed a remarkable feat of navigation as he piloted a 23ft open boat 3600 miles through the Pacific over 60 grueling days...

The Cruising Workshop went well with 30-35 sailors, planning 'to boldly go'!  A real pleasure to meet the visiting yachtsmen too! A huge thanks must go to Mo Joce and Sue Saunders and their team for organising a very informative (and reassuring) event.. including a delicious buffet! Lots of useful advice and info gained and most importantly...

Members will want to be aware of a safety advisory notice issued by MAIB following a fatal incident in the Clipper Race in which a crew member was lost overboard in spite of being clipped on. The notice can be found at Safety warning on the use of safety harness tethers on sailing yachts – GOV.UK...