The Danger of Rip Tides

Many people think that the sea presents the most danger at high tide but even the most avid checker of tide times is not immune to the threats posed by rip tides. Each year in Britain around 400 people drown in Britain because of accidents around or in water, according to statistics from the Royal

Countdown to Cowes Week

There’ll be more than the locals and the usual holiday makers checking out the tide times and conditions on the Isle of Wight next month as one of Britain’s longest running sporting events – and the world’s biggest regatta of its type – takes place in Cowes. Around 8,500 competitors will have their eyes firmly