After 150 years at their Shaftesbury Avenue, London location much-loved chandlers, Arthur Beale will be closing their doors at the end of June 2021. The shop has been around for more than 400 years and is renowned throughout the marine community as well as becoming something of a quirky landmark…
Top 12 most popular news stories of 2016
From Captain Calamity who was rescued nine times in seven months to a Boeing 767 "sailing" along the Irish coast, here are the top YBW news stories for 2016
Weekly round-up: YBW news digest
Humpback whale saved by fishermen, catamaran luxury company goes bankrupt and the yacht that looks like a car: YBW weekly news and pictures in bite-size format.
Sustainable boat builder RAND launches new electric motorboat
Danish boat manufacturer, RAND, has launched a new, sustainably-built electric motorboat for use in coastal cruising and on lakes and canals.
Man dies while navigating canal lock
An man from Cleckheaton has died after falling into a canal in Ravensthorpe on Sunday night (18 October).
37ft yacht rescued in Poole
Two passengers were onboard the 37ft yacht, which got into difficulty near Poole Harbour.
CRN launches custom-made 55m luxury yacht, Atlante
CRN has announced their experimental new megayacht – the 55m 'Atlante'.
Video: Unmanned boat successfully tested on water
The boat has been designed for remote surveillance and high-speed exploration and was tested successfully for the first time on a site near Portsmouth Naval Base.
Two rescued at Pwllheli marina as yacht runs aground
Two people were rescued from their 30ft yacht after it ran aground at the entrance to Pwllheli marina.
Explore the seas aboard the Navire de Voyage 95
French shipyard Piriou has unveiled a 95m yacht concept, the Navire de Voyage 95. Find out more about this superyacht.
Ilfracombe RNLI rescues stricken yacht
Ilfracombe RNLI rescued two people after it lost engine power off the North Devon coast.
Ferraris auctioned for RNLI sell for £8.53m
Two rare Ferraris have been auctioned off for £8.53m today (14 October) with proceeds going to the RNLI.
More than 100 yachts set to compete in Middle Sea Race 2015
The 2015 edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race start this Saturday (17 October) in Malta's Grand Harbour. Over 100 yachts will be competing, flying the flags of 22 countries.
Port Takola to open its first phase in mid-2016
Port Takola yacht marina and boatyard in Thailand is scheduled to open during May 2016.
New York Marina construction gets underway in Brooklyn
Construction has started on the first New York Marina in more than 20 years, with a spring 2016 opening planned.
Five British sailors named in World Sailor award shortlist
Nominations for the 2015 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year have been announced, with five British contenders in the running for the coveted award.
Saxton and Lewis make history at Endeavour Championship
The pair made history at the 2015 Endeavour Championship after winning all eight races.
Woman killed in freak motorboat accident
The fiancé of the woman killed in a speedboat accident on the River Thames in May has spoken about losing the childhood sweetheart it took him over 30 years to find.
Four rescued as yacht’s engine fails
RNLI Bembridge rescued four people after their yacht's engine stopped working and the anchor started to drag.
New boat appeal launched for 82-year-old lone yachtsman
An online campaign has launched to buy 82-year-old sailor Julian Mustoe a new yacht to replace one that sunk in North Sea.