Tag: Sailing
15 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

'Ship of doom killed my Plymouth nuclear test veteran dad'

Michael Burt’s father Douglas was a Commissioned Gunner serving on HMS Diana when she was ordered to steam through ra...

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16 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Royal Navy's new mine-hunting 'mother ship' even has a sauna

The commanding officer of the Navy's new mine-hunting "mother ship" has spoken of his pride in the "wonderful" vessel...

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26 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth deploys on historic NATO mission

The aircraft carrier will be at the heart of combined exercises involving the alliance forces, building up to Steadfa...

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30 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Ex-Plymouth Royal Marine is now an armed polar bear guard for cruise ship tourists

Jack Williams will start his third season as a bear guard this summer

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about 1 month ago
devonlive.com

How Devon's real life Aquaman is helping others

He's on a mission to help others

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about 1 month ago
devonlive.com

'Embarrassed' man rescued from mud in challenging Exmouth rescue

Firefighters had to use specialist pads to reach the man a quarter of a mile from dry land

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about 1 month ago
cornwalllive.com

Disbelief as man sent £2k bill for rainwater running off his boat into the sea

David Rogers is baffled at the bill which was addressed to his business

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about 1 month ago
devonlive.com

Torquay house fire killer jailed for murder of man who bullied him

Raymond Lynagh started the fire then watched from the garden as the inferno engulfed the property and killed Dean Cor...

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about 2 months ago
cornwalllive.com

Cornwall harbour toilets hit by vandalism and drug-taking

'The toilets we run in Newquay harbour are subjected to some really bad vandalism and I mean the sort of vandalism wh...

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about 2 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

£3,070 warning issued to any driver who has potholed roads near their home

Admiral recorded 1,324 claims across 2023, up by around 40 per cent compared with the 946 claims seen in 2022.

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about 2 months ago
cornwalllive.com

Round-the-world sailor from Cornwall needs life-saving brain op after falling ill in Guatemala

Alex needs to be flown home so he can have the brain operation he needs to save his life

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about 2 months ago
cornwalllive.com

Story behind the 100-year-old shipwreck full of frozen rabbits off Lizard Peninsula

The Bardic ran aground virtually in the same spot where its sister ship the Suevic also got into trouble

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about 2 months ago
bristolpost.co.uk

Bristol woman's Atlantic row boat holed in attack by giant marlin's spear

The trio of women on the charity row have stopped up one of the holes with a bottle of champagne

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

An Elephant once went for a swim in the River Tamar

Remembering Julia's swim 100 years ago

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2 months ago
bristolpost.co.uk

The best beaches for winter walks near Bristol

Winter is a great time to wrap up warm and head out for some fresh air

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2 months ago
devonlive.com

Appledore RNLI welcomes two new Launch Authorities and a tractor driver to their lifesaving team

Meet David and Andy, the new Launch Authorities who will make the crucial launch decisions for Appledore RNLI

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2 months ago
corkbeo.ie

Searches continue on drug ship with €20m cocaine cargo in Limerick harbour

The Maltese-registered vessel is believed to be linked to an international criminal gang

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3 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

Himley Hall Sailing Club targeted by 'spiteful arsonists'

The wooden shed, which Himley Hall Sailing Club was 'burnt to the ground'

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3 months ago
cornwalllive.com

Gylly Beach Café in Falmouth set to change as new owner shares plans

Gylly Beach café was acquired by Healey's in August

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3 months ago
corkbeo.ie

Cork habour residents startled as 'gun battle' breaks out around cocaine ship

A major exercise by the Defence Forces while meanwhile, Gardai have made a further arrest

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3 months ago
bristolpost.co.uk

'Catastrophic damage' risk to buildings along eight miles of Bristol's Floating Harbour

Long thought to be an urban myth, a judge appears to have confirmed concerns about what would happen if water was all...

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3 months ago
gazettelive.co.uk

Oil tanker worker died after accident on boat off Teesside coast

Gerald Josephy Junior Panisa Dimzon was on a ladder when he fell into the sea four miles from the coast of Hartlepool

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3 months ago
devonlive.com

I'm a Celeb winner Georgia Toffolo glows in holiday snaps with Brewdog boyfriend worth £262m

The former Made In Chelsea star has shared plenty of cute snaps of her and the Scots dad-of-two on her Instagram, who...

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3 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

Big Black Friday savings on Red Letter Days including Champneys spa day for less than £100

Lamborghini driving experiences, Marco Pierre White dining and Whittlebury Park spa days have all been reduced on Red...

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3 months ago
devonlive.com

Secret washing machine button means you'll never use tumble dryer again

It costs around £200 a year to use a tumble dryer

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4 months ago
cornwalllive.com

Camborne mum 'cried for hours' after learning son's life could be cut short

'It's so unfair and it's beyond me that anyone could put a price on a child's head'

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4 months ago
bristolpost.co.uk

Call to ban 'disrespectful lovelocks' on Pero's Bridge in Bristol city centre

A new petition is calling for them to be removed as the bridge is dedicated to an enslaved African man

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4 months ago
bristolpost.co.uk

Bristol gets a 'beautiful' wooden passenger ferry as waterbus service expands

Bristol Ferry Boats is expanding its fleet thanks to a generous donation from another community organisation

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4 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth mum fears daughter, 4, will die young if funding cut for life-saving drug Kaftrio

The NHS might deem cystic fibrosis medicine too expensive leaving a bleak future for four-year-old Matilda Blatchford

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4 months ago
devonlive.com

Devon clears up and counts the cost of Storm Ciaran destruction

Twenty-four hours after the storm the clean-up is in full force. Stories have emerged of the amazing efforts of local...

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4 months ago
cornwalllive.com

ADVERTORIAL: Detached country home for sale with two-bedroom cottage

The property is set in 9.66 acres of tranquil grounds

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4 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth council leader raises fears over bureaucratic compensation scheme

The Environment Agency (EA) have sent out details of a compensation scheme directly to the fishing industry, which wi...

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4 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Former Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell to switch on Plymouth's Barbican Christmas lights

You have a chance to nominate a community hero to share the honour of lighting up the waterfront with world-famous ba...

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5 months ago
cornwalllive.com

RNLI's largest rescue saw 456 people - including children - saved from the sea

Amazingly, thanks to the huge efforts of the rescuers, not a single life was lost

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5 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Iconic paddle steamer Waverley stuns onlookers with surprise visit to Plymouth

The world's last surviving ocean-going paddle steamer was in the city for a trial

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5 months ago
cornwalllive.com

Legionella bacteria found in staff quarters on Scillionian ferry

The Steamship Group insists no-one on board was ill and the infection has been isolated and dealt with

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5 months ago
bristolpost.co.uk

Huge 999 response after boy goes missing in West Country river

The boy got into difficulty while out on a walk

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5 months ago
cornwalllive.com

Ex-army major almost died after going for a swim and collapsing on the beach

His life was saved by Cornwall Air Ambulance and now he's spoken about the ordeal

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5 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Whopping luxury cruise ship Seabourn Ovation arrives in Plymouth

Bahamas-registered leviathan is third eye-popping vessel to call at Britain's Ocean City in past few days

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