Katy Stickland

Deputy Editor

Katy Stickland

With a journalism career spanning more than 20 years, Katy Stickland has worked for local newspapers, the BBC, regional Caribbean publications and Tobago News – the island’s only newspaper. She ran a marine services company in Tobago with her husband John, living aboard their S&S 34 in Store Bay, before returning to the UK. She previously wrote for the Yachting and Boating World website. Katy is also a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer.

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A yacht sailing in Greece

The Brexit deal only allows UK sailors to cruise the EU for 90 days in every 180-day period. Pilot book author Gordon Knight is now campaigning for visa reciprocation

Gerry Hughes finishing his circumnavigation of the world

Gerry Hughes is the first deaf sailor to solo circumnavigate the world. Katy Stickland finds out what motivates him to push the boundaries

The Government is currently consulting on the disposal of flares by recreational sailors

A consultation has been launched by the UK Government to look at how sailors dispose of out-of-date flares. The public have until 15 March 2021 to respond

Gipsy Moth IV during the 2019 Fastnet 2019

New owners are being sought for Gipsy Moth IV, the legendary yacht which took Sir Francis Chichester around the world