Universal work with Sailing Today

Universal work with Sailing Today
Universal work with Sailing Today

Universal has worked with Sailing Today comparing AIS vs Radar. The verdict was ideally each yacht would have both AIS and Radar.  If your yacht charter is in busy and well-charted waters, a Class B AIS receiver is a reliable way to see what larger vessels are doing. If you plan to charter in poorly […]

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Collective Spirit takes Line Honours

Collective Spirit takes Line Honours
Collective Spirit takes Line Honours

Following a pre race strategy meeting on Friday evening over a couple of pints, we set off from Mercury Yacht Harbour at an all to early 4am on Saturday morning to get to the start area. Our team was: Mark Covell, (Silver medalist in the 2000 Sydney Olympics), Mark Rushall (One of the UK’s top […]

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Solent Yacht Charter – Collective Spirit in Round the Island Race 2013

Solent Yacht Charter – Collective Spirit in Round the Island Race 2013
Solent Yacht Charter – Collective Spirit in Round the Island Race 2013

Tomorrow sees one of the most exciting days for Universal Yachting. We will be sailing the Rogers Olympiad 30, Collective Spirit (GBR7512L) in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. Collective Spirit has been in dock at Mercury Yacht Harbour in waiting for the competition, and we will be launching at 5.20am tomorrow […]

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Collective Spirit – Up for Charter in Solent

Collective Spirit – Up for Charter in Solent
Collective Spirit – Up for Charter in Solent

Built to celebrate the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, “Collective Spirit” is made up some 1200 pieces of donated wood. Each with a piece of history or significance attached to them, including a piece from the Mary Rose, a sliver of Jimi Hendrix’s guitar and a Victorian policeman’s truncheon. The boat project is a living archive […]

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