Yacht

Brit's Body Found Floating By Burning Yacht

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

A British sailor has been found dead on a burned-out life raft after his yacht was destroyed by fire in the Caribbean. The body of the man, named i...

Yacht Crashes Into Richmond Bridge, Watching Crowd Mostly Laugh

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK

Oh dear, it's been a bad weekend for some on the country's waterways - first a stag do barge incident and now this.. Million pound yacht just crash...

Why Are Superyacht Sales Soaring?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

George Osborne has been presented with further proof that Britain's economy is "turning a corner" as superyacht sales in the UK have soared to their h...

Travel Eye: Turkish Delight By the Aegean Sea

Karen Edwards | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

The turquoise sea glistens under the afternoon sun as I stand knee-deep taking in my surroundings. A shoal of Blennioidei shoot past my feet, before a flash to my right indicates a lone flying member of the group has glided out of the water and is now diving back in.

Can Brits Win 'The Marathon Of The Seas'?

PA | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Sport

Three British sailors set sail today aiming to win the ultimate yachting prize - the Vendee Globe solo non-stop around-the-world race. Mike Golding...

Mystery Yachtsman Search Called Off

PA | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK

A large-scale air, land and sea search for the skipper of a yacht found beached with its engine still running but with no one on board has been called...

'Ghost Yacht' Triggers Coastguard Search

PA | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK

An air and sea search was launched after a yacht was found beached with its engine still running but with no-one on board, Coastguards said. A memb...

Is James Blunt Ready To Retire?

WENN | Posted 21.10.2012 | Home

Singer James Blunt could be set to quit the music industry to spend idyllic days on his yacht in Ibiza. The balladeer has sold 18m albums worldwide...

Five Rescued From Sinking Speedboat

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Coastguards have reminded seafarers about the importance of wearing a lifejacket after five people had to be rescued from a sinking speedboat. An R...

Yachts, French Chateaus, Private Jets And £5m In Dollar Bills

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich funded "palaces in France", "private aircraft", "jewellery for his girlfriend" and "valuable paintings" for his billion...

Somali Pirate Kidnap Couple To Finish Sailing Trip Despite Ordeal

PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

The couple held hostage by Somali pirates for more than a year are planning to finish their round-the-world sailing trip. Rachel and Paul Chandler ...

British Sailor Evacuated From Yacht

PA | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK

A British man was evacuated from a yacht competing in a round-the-world race today after sustaining a head injury in rough seas off the coast of Taiwa...

Dear Mr Gove

Josh Barrie | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Politics
Josh Barrie

While I won't question your sanity, I will most certainly question your ability to act as the Secretary of State for Education.

Back to the Future

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Tiernan Douieb

So in comparison, maybe still acknowledging our Queen isn't all bad. I just don't think she needs a new yacht. Gove said the money wouldn't come from taxpayers but from corporations willing to invest, but hey, Mikey, here's an idea, why not get them to invest in things that benefit the country?

Why We Should Buy That Old Lady a Boat

Dale Shaw | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Dale Shaw

The whole nation has rallied around Michael Gove's heroic call to buy the Queen a big yacht for her birthday. It's the only sensible thing to do. While the vast majority of sane, normal people have applauded this fabulous and necessary idea, there have been some, union types mainly, who have pooh-poohed the idea.

'Jubilation' Of British Yachtsman Brian Thompson After Record-Breaking Journey

PA | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

A British sailor told today of his jubilation after he broke the world record for the fastest circumnavigation of the world in any type of yacht. B...

Estranged Wife Jailed For Sinking Husband's £75,000 Yacht

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

An estranged wife has been jailed for sinking her husband's £75,000 yacht on Valentine's Day. Mandy Fleming, who was estranged from her husband Ad...

Couple Kidnapped By Somali Pirates Will Sail Again

PA | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A couple who were held hostage for more than a year by Somali pirates will take to the seas again in the yacht they were sailing ...