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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.

NNM acquires model of HMM Algeciras, one of the largest container ships in the world
NNM acquires model of HMM Algeciras, one of the largest container ships in the world
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Royal Museums Greenwich has acquired a 1:150 scale model of the container ship HMM Algeciras, which is now on display in the Voyagers Gallery at the National Maritime Museum.

London Luxury Afloat boat show heralded a great success
London Luxury Afloat boat show heralded a great success
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

The first London Luxury Afloat boat show drew to a close on Sunday 24 April and has been heralded a great success by organisers and exhibitors.

Groupe Beneteau CEO steps down
Groupe Beneteau CEO steps down
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Jérôme de Metz, who for the last three years has carried out the combined role at Groupe Beneteau of chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer, is retiring.

Microsoft co-founder’s megayacht to charter in Antarctica
Microsoft co-founder’s megayacht to charter in Antarctica
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

The 126-metre motor yacht Octopus – commissioned and formerly owned by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen – is heading to Antarctica in late 2022 and will be available for charter.

Boats.co.uk appoints two new dealers for Kawasaki Jet-Skis
Boats.co.uk appoints two new dealers for Kawasaki Jet-Skis
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Kawasaki Watercraft UK, trading as boat dealership Boats.co.uk, has strengthened its dealer network for the Kawasaki Jet-Skis personal watercraft range (PWC) with the signing of two new main dealers.

Boat Expo Live
Boat Expo Live
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Portland & Weymouth will host Boat Expo Live, a new consumer show over 4 – 7 August.

European electric boat manufacturer expands into Canada
European electric boat manufacturer expands into Canada
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Magonis Boats, the Barcelona-based builder of electric boats, has entered a strategic partnership with Oasis Global covering exclusive distribution of Magonis’ Wave e-550 in Canada.

Major expansion for Liverpool’s MST with new shipyard facilities
Major expansion for Liverpool’s MST with new shipyard facilities
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Liverpool-based Marine Specialised Technology Group (MST) has undertaken a major expansion programme with the acquisition of a local River Mersey shipyard.

Discover Sailing
Discover Sailing
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Discover Sailing is a national RYA Initiative to help clubs generate awareness and publicity around opportunities to Try Sailing and Watersports.

Boats.co.uk Appoints Bates Wharf and Ideal Boats as New Dealers
Boats.co.uk Appoints Bates Wharf and Ideal Boats as New Dealers
Monday, 25 April 2022

Kawasaki Watercraft UK, trading as Boats.co.uk one of the UK’s biggest boat dealerships, has strengthened its dealer network for the Kawasaki Jet-Skis® personal watercraft range with the signing of two new main dealers.

First Sailing as Admiral of Sea Cadet Corps for HRH The Princess Royal
First Sailing as Admiral of Sea Cadet Corps for HRH The Princess Royal
Monday, 25 April 2022

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal was able to enjoy time with sea cadets during her first voyage as Admiral of the Sea Cadet Corps on Thursday.

ePropulsion UK & Blue Electric join forces for the Green Tech Boat Show
ePropulsion UK & Blue Electric join forces for the Green Tech Boat Show
Monday, 25 April 2022

ePropulsion UK are teaming up with Plymouth-based dealer, Blue Electric for the second and expanded Green Tech Boat Show, 16 – 18  June, taking place at Queen Anne’s Battery in Plymouth.

Close finale sees WTC Logistics take victory
Close finale sees WTC Logistics take victory
Monday, 25 April 2022

After over a month at sea, and an exceptionally close finish, WTC Logistics has claimed the win in Race 10: Sailing City – Qingdao Cup, crossing the finish line at 1830 UTC.

P&O Ferries in new row about more wage cuts
P&O Ferries in new row about more wage cuts
Monday, 25 April 2022

P&O Ferries has been accused of trying to cut the wages of its already low-paid workforce.

Eleven tourists dead as tour boat sinks in rough weather
Eleven tourists dead as tour boat sinks in rough weather
Monday, 25 April 2022

Rescuers have found the body of an 11th victim as the search continues for the 26 people onboard Kazu I which sank off far north-eastern Japan on Saturday.

Airmar appoints Anita Hatherley in global operations role
Airmar appoints Anita Hatherley in global operations role
Monday, 25 April 2022

Airmar Technology Corporation (ultrasonic transducers and Chirp technology) has welcomed Anita Hatherley to the company as director of global operations planning and supply chain. Hatherley will lead the various functions to optimise Airmar&rsquo...

RS Aero Class included in Racing of the Future at Hempel World Cup Allianz Regatta
RS Aero Class included in Racing of the Future at Hempel World Cup Allianz Regatta
Monday, 25 April 2022

The RS Aero will be a part of the Hempel World Cup Allianz Regatta, which is taking place from 27 May to 5 June 2022 in Almere, Netherlands. The new Racing of the Future course aims to showcase equipment innovation and cultural shifts for the fut...

Fear of oil spill devastation in Galapagos diminishes
Fear of oil spill devastation in Galapagos diminishes
Monday, 25 April 2022

A diesel spill off one of Ecuador’s ecologically sensitive Galapagos islands caused no ‘significant’ damage, according to a Galapagos National Park statement after a boat, carrying 2,000 gallons of diesel, sank on Saturday.

Lippert Marine names new managing director
Lippert Marine names new managing director
Monday, 25 April 2022

Lippert Components Inc, the US-based manufacturer of marine components and equipment, has appointed Matthew Johnston as managing director for Lippert Marine Group Europe.

International Paint Poole Regatta 2022 confirms charity partner
International Paint Poole Regatta 2022 confirms charity partner
Monday, 25 April 2022

The Poole Regatta committee has confirmed Poole Sailability as its 2022 charity partner.

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