Category Archives: Local News

Queensway Quay Marina is transformed into a catwalk in aid of Bosom Buddies Cancer Trust

In a heartwarming display of solidarity and support, the Queensway Quay Marina Promenade recently transformed into a glamorous catwalk for a cause. The Bosom Buddies Cancer Trust hosted the spectacular ‘Model for a Day’ fashion show, which not only showcased stunning models but also raised over £7,000 for this incredible local charity. A Night of […]

Celebrating Gibraltar National Day: A Guide to Enjoying the Festivities

Gibraltar National Day is an occasion of immense pride for the people of Gibraltar. Celebrated annually on September 10th, this day marks the territory’s National Day, symbolising its vibrant culture, rich history, and unwavering spirit. As the Rock of Gibraltar comes alive with festivities, parades, and events, locals and visitors alike have the opportunity to […]

Navigating Through Time: The Rich History of Sailing in Gibraltar

Gibraltar, with its strategic location at the crossroads of Europe and Africa, has long been a hub of maritime activity. The history of sailing in this iconic Mediterranean enclave is a captivating tale that intertwines exploration, trade, naval prowess, and a deep-seated affinity for the sea. Ancient Mariners: The Beginnings The history of sailing in […]

Avoiding Orca Encounters in the Straits of Gibraltar and Off the Spanish Coast

Shortly after the coronavirus lockdowns in 2020 the first reports of orca hitting the rudder of a sailing boat were heard, since then there has been a notable increase in reports of orca encounters involving sailing boats in the Straits of Gibraltar and off the Spanish and Portuguese coasts. These encounters have sparked concerns among […]