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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.

Nerea Yacht partners with Feat Yachts
Nerea Yacht partners with Feat Yachts
Monday, 20 September 2021

Italian yachting company, Nerea Yacht has announced a new dealership agreement with Feat Yachts. Feat Yachts will now exclusively market the Nerea Yacht brand in Italy.

Sunseeker sets record at Bournemouth Air Festival
Sunseeker sets record at Bournemouth Air Festival
Monday, 20 September 2021

Showcasing its boating heritage earlier this month at the Bournemouth Air Festival, Sunseeker brought together a record number of its new and classic boats. Just under 40 boats sailed through the Marine Exclusion Zone in front of spectators.

  British Marine Celebrates Apprenticeships with Graduation Ceremony at Southampton International Boat Show
  British Marine Celebrates Apprenticeships with Graduation Ceremony at Southampton International Boat Show
Sunday, 19 September 2021

British Marine were delighted to welcome back the annual Apprenticeship Graduation Awards ceremony that took place on Tuesday 14 September at the Southampton International Boat Show.

Fantastic winter bonuses for Otium members 
Fantastic winter bonuses for Otium members 
Saturday, 18 September 2021

As the boating season comes to a close, MDL Marinas is boosting Otium reward points on winter berthing and boatyard services through its Otium loyalty programme. 

Maritime Minister Shows his Support for Leisure Marine Sector at Southampton International Boat Show
Maritime Minister Shows his Support for Leisure Marine Sector at Southampton International Boat Show
Friday, 17 September 2021

On 15 September, Maritime Minister Robert Courts MP visited the Southampton International Boat Show to meet with representatives of the industry and discover what makes the leisure marine sector so special.

Unattended candles cause loss of $6.3m yacht
Unattended candles cause loss of $6.3m yacht
Friday, 17 September 2021

Candles lit and left unattended in a yacht’s VIP suite caused a fire that resulted in the total loss of a vessel worth $6.3m and $480,000 in damage to a Miami marina and adjacent vessels in 2019, the National Transportation Safety Board (NT...

boatfolk and ASF join forces to launch #boatgen
boatfolk and ASF join forces to launch #boatgen
Friday, 17 September 2021

boatfolk has partnered with sailing charity, Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF), to launch #boatgen, a not-for-profit sailing initiative which aims to get children and teens on the water.

Centtrip expands into the US
Centtrip expands into the US
Friday, 17 September 2021

Centtrip, the global fintech providing expense management and card payment technology, has announced its launch in the United States, with a particular focus on the marine and yachting industry.

America’s Cup venue decision delayed
America’s Cup venue decision delayed
Friday, 17 September 2021

Following a very close 37th America’s Cup Host Venue selection process consisting of three compelling and professional international proposals, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron together with Emirates Team New Zealand, announced that they...

Ramsgate ready to celebrate 200 years of unique Royal Harbour status
Ramsgate ready to celebrate 200 years of unique Royal Harbour status
Friday, 17 September 2021

Two centuries ago, a newly crowned King George IV enjoyed Ramsgate’s hospitality so much that he bestowed royal status on its harbour.

First Ever Community Day this Sunday at the Southampton Boat Show
First Ever Community Day this Sunday at the Southampton Boat Show
Friday, 17 September 2021

Southampton International Boat Show is in full swing with an incredible week of sunshine and festivities with visitors taking to the water and enjoying the array of attractions new for 2021.

RYA criticises EA Boat Registration Consultation
RYA criticises EA Boat Registration Consultation
Friday, 17 September 2021

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has responded to an Environmental Agency (EA) consultation that sought views on boat registration charges along its extensive inland waterways. The consultation ‘Boat registration charges proposals from ...

Hat-trick win of the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series
Hat-trick win of the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series
Friday, 17 September 2021

Simon Horsfield and Katie Burridge, along with stand-in crew Natalie Johnson, have won the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series 2020-2021. This is the third consecutive victory for Horsfield and Burridge.

Propspeed establishes presence in Italy
Propspeed establishes presence in Italy
Friday, 17 September 2021

Underwater foul-release coatings specialist, Propspeed, has expanded its European operations with the appointment of Gianluca Candelaresi as sales manager – Italy.

Selection period for 37th America’s Cup host venue extended
Selection period for 37th America’s Cup host venue extended
Friday, 17 September 2021

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) together with Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) have announced today that they are extending the selection period for the three shortlisted offshore venues bidding to host the 37th America’s Cup. ...

Marine Industry News print edition heading to METS
Marine Industry News print edition heading to METS
Friday, 17 September 2021

The first print issue of Marine Industry News (MIN) has been warmly received and distributed at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show. 

SIBS to host first ever Community Day on Sunday
SIBS to host first ever Community Day on Sunday
Friday, 17 September 2021

This weekend heralds the Southampton International Boat Show’s first ever Community Day, aimed at providing people form the surrounding area with the opportunity to enjoy the show’s on water activities on the last day of the 52nd...

5 Gold Anchors awarded to Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour
5 Gold Anchors awarded to Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour
Thursday, 16 September 2021

Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour has been awarded a top rating of 5 Gold Anchors by The Yacht Harbour Association, in recognition of its first-class facilities and outstanding customer service.

In Our Element’s Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
In Our Element’s Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Thursday, 16 September 2021

Launching their 2022 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge bid at the Southampton International Boat Show, rowing team ‘In Our Element’ are joining forces with The University of Portsmouth’s Centre for Enzyme Innovation.

Industry insight: End-of-life vessels – time for action?
Industry insight: End-of-life vessels – time for action?
Thursday, 16 September 2021

End-of-life boats – and what to do with them – are more than a pressing concern. They’re a small, but relentless, environmental disaster creeping along our shores…

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