This is where we publish our boat related stories and articles, which range from world circumnavigation to rescue missions, humour and much, much more. So make yourself a coffee and settle yourself down to a good read.
March 2023 BoatBid - Catalogue HighlightsThursday, 23 March 2023
Head over to BoatBid.com to take a look at the auction catalogue and make a bid on one of the entries!
Technology saved our lives, says captain after whale sinks boatWednesday, 22 March 2023
Four people have been plucked from a liferaft in the Pacific Ocean – after a ‘huge whale’ crashed into their 1976 Kelly Peterson 44, Raindancer. The incident occurred on 13 March 2023.
Sir Michael Arthur set to take the helm as RYA chairWednesday, 22 March 2023
The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has appointed professor Sir Michael Arthur, an experienced racing and cruising sailor and accomplished British academic, as the new chair of its board.
Henri-Lloyd appoints new creative director in ‘step-change’Wednesday, 22 March 2023
Henri-Lloyd says it’s embarking on a significant step change in its British heritage brand as it celebrates its 60th anniversary.
Litter surveys reveal the state of UK beachesWednesday, 22 March 2023
The Marine Conservation Society has released its data about 2022’s beach clean. And while some aspects of the clean-up are better than in previous years, there is still a fantastically long way to go – with wet wipes, glass bottles, c...
Roam Boats boasts ‘brimming order book’Wednesday, 22 March 2023
Superyacht Tenders & Toys, the company behind Roam Boats, says that sales for its range of go-anywhere tenders and support vessels have far exceeded expectations.
Plea for sponsorship from Round Britain eRIB teenWednesday, 22 March 2023
Harry Besley, skipper for the Round Britain eRIB Challenge, has launched a fundraising campaign to secure financial support from sponsors to help cover the upfront costs involved in his circumnavigation of Britain in an electric power boat (eRIB)...
Freedom Boat Club seeks to expand UK franchise initiativeWednesday, 22 March 2023
Freedom Boat Club says it is now embarking on a growth strategy to further open access to top boating destinations throughout the UK for its global membership base.
Freedom Boat Club set to expand UK franchise initiativeTuesday, 21 March 2023
Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation, is looking to scale up its European footprint.
Sir Michael Arthur set to take the helm as RYA ChairTuesday, 21 March 2023
The RYA has announced the appointment of Professor Sir Michael Arthur, an experienced racing and cruising sailor and accomplished British academic, as the new Chair of its Board.
Trilleen - Sailing around Britain UpdateTuesday, 21 March 2023
Ian Wyllie, who bought a boat via Boatshed IOW in February 2021 is taking on the challenge of sailing around Britain single handed. Here is his latest update:
UK debuts and award winners at this year’s South Coast & Green Tech Boat ShowTuesday, 21 March 2023
With the backdrop of MDL’s flagship Ocean Village Marina, this year’s South Coast & Green Tech Boat Show, 21-23 April, is hosting the UK and show debuts of an exclusive selection of global power and sail brands.
Hunt for missing shark’s head continuesTuesday, 21 March 2023
Historian Dan Snow is leading an appeal to recover the head of a rare smalltooth sand tiger shark.
Sewage-related litter washing up on UK beachesTuesday, 21 March 2023
The Marine Conservation Society has been running its Beachwatch litter survey programme for almost 30 years. The charity’s year-round beach cleaning programme asks volunteers to record all litter that they find within a 100m stretch of beach...
Candela raises $20m for mass electric ferry productionTuesday, 21 March 2023
Candela says it has raised $20 million to bring its passenger hydrofoil vessels to mass production.
Te Rehutai ReturnsTuesday, 21 March 2023
Te Rehutai, Emirates Team New Zealand’s 36th America’s Cup winning yacht is set to return to the waters of Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf just over 2 years since the last time it was sailed for the final race of AC36.
Ferretti Group expands in Ravenna with site acquisitionTuesday, 21 March 2023
Ferretti Group has acquired a production site of over 70,000 square metres, including a dry dock, in San Vitale (province of Ravenna), Italy.
Debuts and award winners at this year’s South Coast & Green Tech Boat ShowTuesday, 21 March 2023
The South Coast & Green Tech Boat Show is planning to have award winning global boating brands on display and a selection of UK and show debuts among its motor and sailing boats at this year’s event, which takes place at MDL’s Oce...
HP Watermakers’ app included with Raymarine AxiomTuesday, 21 March 2023
HP Watermakers communication app has been installed on the multifunction displays in the new Raymarine Axiom range. The two companies have been working together since 2019.
Clipper announces skippers for 23/24 raceTuesday, 21 March 2023
The 11 skippers set to lead their teams on the Clipper 2023-24 Race have been revealed.