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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.

Portsmouth Unit Celebrates 30 years of Volunteering
Portsmouth Unit Celebrates 30 years of Volunteering
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Thirty years of volunteering afloat around the coastline of Britain was celebrated in Portsmouth by a national nautical charity recently.

UNIVERSAL YACHTING FLY THE FLAG FOR DUFOUR YACHTS AT SOUTHAMPTON INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW
UNIVERSAL YACHTING FLY THE FLAG FOR DUFOUR YACHTS AT SOUTHAMPTON INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Universal Yachting has announced its participation in the Southampton International Boat Show, from 13 to 22 September. This year, Universal Yachting will showcase three exceptional models from Dufour Yachts: The Dufour 37, the Dufour 41, and the ...

Sail Croatia strengthens fleet following strong demand for Private Yacht Tours
Sail Croatia strengthens fleet following strong demand for Private Yacht Tours
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Sail Croatia has announced plans to strengthen its fleet, with the addition of a Lagoon 55 catamaran in Spring 2025. 

June 2024 BoatBid - Catalogue Highlights
June 2024 BoatBid - Catalogue Highlights
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Head over to BoatBid.com and have a look at the auction catalogue and make a bid on one of the entries!

Beaulieu River photo competition winner’s presentation
Beaulieu River photo competition winner’s presentation
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Lord Montagu has presented keen amateur photographer Maggie White with a canvas print of the action-packed sailing picture which made her the Beaulieu River photo competition winner for the third year running.

Team Crewsaver raising funds Cancer Research
Team Crewsaver raising funds Cancer Research
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

The first all-ladies angling team compete in Sea Angling Classic to reel in funds to support the fight against cancer.

Lifetime Achievement Award for Robert Glen
Lifetime Achievement Award for Robert Glen
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Robert Glen of Barrus honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s European Commercial Marine Awards

savvy navvy wins British Marine Award second year running
savvy navvy wins British Marine Award second year running
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Marine technology company savvy navvy has been recognised for its international growth by the UK marine sector at the British Marine Trades Association Awards ceremony.

BoatUS Foundation opens $7.5m funding to remove derelict vessels
BoatUS Foundation opens $7.5m funding to remove derelict vessels
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

The Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) Foundation has opened a call for projects to be funded as it examines ways to remove abandoned and neglected boats from the nation’s waterways.

Boat explodes in Costa Blanca, injuring three
Boat explodes in Costa Blanca, injuring three
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Images caught on CCTV show the moment a boat exploded in a port in Costa Blanca, Spain, seriously injuring three people.

EBI welcomes new members at Barcelona general assembly
EBI welcomes new members at Barcelona general assembly
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

The European Boating Industry (EBI) held its biannual general assembly in Barcelona yesterday (11 June 2024).

ZeroJet to launch electric outboard
ZeroJet to launch electric outboard
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

New Zealand electric jet builder has given a first look of the ZeroJet Electric Outboard.

Volvo Penta expands IMO III solutions across D8 propulsion range
Volvo Penta expands IMO III solutions across D8 propulsion range
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Volvo Penta says it is continuing to meet increasing emissions standards with a new, expanded range of D8 IMO III solutions aimed at smaller, high-speed commercial vessels.

Rib Shack Marine merges with Southampton & Portsmouth Rib Charter
Rib Shack Marine merges with Southampton & Portsmouth Rib Charter
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Rib Shack Marine has joined forces with Southampton & Portsmouth Rib Charter. The merger took place after discussions that appeared to last over a year to ensure ‘complete understanding, mutual standards, and visions that can coexist&rs...

Freedom Boat Club opens second Denmark location
Freedom Boat Club opens second Denmark location
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Freedom Boat Club, the world’s largest boat club operator, is expanding its Denmark operations with the addition of its newest location in Copenhagen, its second location in the country.

MDL champions pioneering sea and land-based crossing for quadruple amputee
MDL champions pioneering sea and land-based crossing for quadruple amputee
Tuesday, 11 June 2024

MDL Marinas is supporting Alex Lewis as he attempts the ground-breaking challenge to become the first ever quadruple amputee to row offshore across the south of England from Falmouth to Dover, before hand-cycling the return land-based journey back...

New crew, new name, new pilot boat at Falmouth Harbour
New crew, new name, new pilot boat at Falmouth Harbour
Tuesday, 11 June 2024 Two new crew members have joined or changed roles in the Falmouth Harbour Pilot Boat team in the run up to the Harbour taking delivery of its new £1.6M state-of-the-art pilot boat this summer – the name of which has been revealed as &lsqu...
Trilleen - Sailing around Britain Update
Trilleen - Sailing around Britain Update
Tuesday, 11 June 2024

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:

French Navy orders fleet from small Hampshire firm
French Navy orders fleet from small Hampshire firm
Tuesday, 11 June 2024

Drascombe Boats, based in Hampshire, has secured yet another order from the French Navy.

Seawork opens today with new pavilions from Dutch and Italians
Seawork opens today with new pavilions from Dutch and Italians
Tuesday, 11 June 2024

The doors open for visitors to the 25th edition of Seawork today. This is billed as Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, is free to attend, and takes place in Southampton, UK.

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