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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.

British boating sector celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth, despite Brexit uncertainty
British boating sector celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth, despite Brexit uncertainty
Friday, 15 March 2019

New figures out today from British Marine, the trade association leading the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, highlight a 1.7% growth in industry revenue, marking seven years of consecutive progress. The new figures als...

Discover the F//LINE 33 ahead of its launch through innovative new app
Discover the F//LINE 33 ahead of its launch through innovative new app
Friday, 15 March 2019

Fairline Yachts has announced the launch of a new Augmented Reality app for its F//LINE 33, which is due to debut at Cannes Yachting Festival later this year.

The app provides an immersive 360° view of the F//LINE 33, which can be scaled up ...

1851 Trust continues as Official Event Charity for Lendy Cowes Week 2019
1851 Trust continues as Official Event Charity for Lendy Cowes Week 2019
Friday, 15 March 2019

Cowes Week Limited has announced that they have appointed the 1851 Trust for a further year as the official event charity for Lendy Cowes Week.

The 1851 Trust’s aim is to inspire and engage young people from all backgrounds across the UK t...

Arbitration Panel rules Late Challengers valid
Arbitration Panel rules Late Challengers valid
Friday, 15 March 2019

Image: Hamish Hooper

Poole Harbour Boat Show
Poole Harbour Boat Show
Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Rockley Watersports, which has bases in Poole Harbour, the Midlands and France, has been announced as a brand- new partner of the Poole Harbour Boat Show (PHBS) and will be providing a host of free activities for visitors to the Boat Show.

The f...

Elite Zip Hike Boot
Elite Zip Hike Boot
Tuesday, 12 March 2019

The NeilPryde Sailing Elite Zip Hike Boot is an advanced high cut boot designed with a protective upper to provide plenty of grip and be tough and flexible while hiking out in a dinghy. The boot also features a Pro Grip hard sole, which offers inc...

HARNESSING SAFETY
HARNESSING SAFETY
Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Derived from the tried and tested custom Deckvest VOR 170N lifejacket worn by Volvo Ocean Race teams, the VITO is the first Lifejacket Harness to include the Harness Release System: HRS. The option to quickly release a safety line can be life...

Uku Randmaa claims 3rd podium place in Golden Globe Race
Uku Randmaa claims 3rd podium place in Golden Globe Race
Monday, 11 March 2019

Big seas at the finish. An hour before, Randmaa reported that a rain squall had created white-out conditions. He could not see further than the bows of his boat. Image: Jane Zhou/GGR/PPL

MS Amlin Yacht Launch ‘80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox- Johnston’ Video Series
MS Amlin Yacht Launch ‘80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox- Johnston’ Video Series
Friday, 08 March 2019

To celebrate the 80th birthday of their Brand Ambassador Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, MS Amlin Yacht, the boat insurance specialists, have created a series of 12 videos titled “80 Seconds with Robin Knox-Johnston”, presented by another leg...

Premier Marinas Open Days: 16 – 17 March
Premier Marinas Open Days: 16 – 17 March
Thursday, 07 March 2019

Premier Marinas is hosting Open Days at its Chichester and Eastbourne Marinas over 16 and 17 March.

These Open Days are a great opportunity to meet the  staff and get a real feel for life at a Premier marina, as the Marina Manager and the t...

HRSC Hamble Centenary Warming Pan 2019
HRSC Hamble Centenary Warming Pan 2019
Wednesday, 06 March 2019

The 2019 Hamble Warming Pan will be held on the River Hamble on 9 – 10 March.

It will be the first event to celebrate the Centenary of the Hamble River Sailing Club, and it is apt, that this event goes first at a club with so much dinghy h...

Motion Insulator Shirt
Motion Insulator Shirt
Tuesday, 05 March 2019

Here is an alternative for cooler spring days which can be worn alone or paired with a jacket. The Motion Shirt Jacket from SWIMS is made with hi-tech Primaloft® thermal microfibre, so it is light, soft and insulating without being bulky. Pict...

April Boatbid Auction
April Boatbid Auction
Friday, 01 March 2019

Has spring almost sprung? Are you ready to start looking for your next boat before the start of the season? Our April Boatbid Auction catalogue will be released in less than 2 weeks, perfect timing!

USA March Boatbid Auction - 1st to 5th March 2019 - Bidding starts
USA March Boatbid Auction - 1st to 5th March 2019 - Bidding starts
Friday, 01 March 2019

The USA March Boatbid auction will run from 0900hrs on Friday 1st March until 1900hrs on Tuesday 5th March.

TYHA awards world’s best marinas for 2018/19
TYHA awards world’s best marinas for 2018/19
Friday, 01 March 2019

The Yacht Harbour Association has announced the winners of its prestigious Marina of the Year Awards. Now in its 6th year, the Awards recognise the best of over 160 Gold Anchor accredited marinas from round the world. The winning marinas are voted...

STANDARD HORIZON HX890E
STANDARD HORIZON HX890E
Thursday, 28 February 2019

The HX890E is a floating class H DSC VHF with built-in GPS, and shares the same DSC capabilities as the HX870E. However, Standard Horizon has added more built-in features including two scrambler systems, which are ideal for flotillas, sea anglers ...

Below Water Servicing  and Protection
Below Water Servicing and Protection
Thursday, 28 February 2019 Bill Selsey looks at the options available in the antifoul market

CARING FOR YOUR ON BOARD BATTERIES
CARING FOR YOUR ON BOARD BATTERIES
Thursday, 28 February 2019

Nick Eales, managing director at Sea Start discusses battery use and care.

Battery problems at sea are not uncommon. Sea Start, a marine breakdown service, attends more than 2,000 call outs each year, mostly for electrical faults. These can cove...

The best  Irish solution… have a party!
The best Irish solution… have a party!
Thursday, 28 February 2019

One way or another it looks like Ireland will still be in the news this month. It is also time for the annual onslaught of green face paint, Guinness hats and shamrock bunting to celebrate St Patrick’s Day on 17 March. Forget the border ques...

WHAT DOES THE RYA DO FOR ME?
WHAT DOES THE RYA DO FOR ME?
Thursday, 28 February 2019

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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.