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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.

SIRF makes urgent appeal for donations
SIRF makes urgent appeal for donations
Friday, 25 June 2021

The Seafarers International Relief Fund (SIRF) issued an urgent appeal yesterday for donations, ahead of today’s IMO Day of the Seafarer, as it pushes towards its fundraising goal of US$1 million in support of seafarers and their families a...

Chichester Boat Show opens this weekend
Chichester Boat Show opens this weekend
Friday, 25 June 2021

Premier Marinas is hosting the Chichester Boat Show this weekend (26 – 27 June). The show, held at Chichester Marina, will include in-water and offshore displays from onsite and external brokerages, including Blackrock Yachting, B...

‘The Gussies’ voting now open
‘The Gussies’ voting now open
Friday, 25 June 2021

Online voting for the Gustave Trouvé Awards for Excellence in Electric Boats and Boating is now open.

IBEX Awards – call for entries now open
IBEX Awards – call for entries now open
Thursday, 24 June 2021

Entries are now open for this year’s IBEX Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards program will take place during this year’s International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), which runs from 28-30 Septembe...

British Classic Week all go for July
British Classic Week all go for July
Thursday, 24 June 2021

The British Classic Yacht Club (BCYC) has confirmed this year’s British Classic Week will go ahead from 17-24 July, despite ongoing covid restrictions.

Chichester Boat Show this weekend!
Chichester Boat Show this weekend!
Thursday, 24 June 2021

This weekend (26 – 27 June) Premier Marinas is hosting an exciting boat show at Chichester Marina – with in-water and onshore displays from onsite and external brokerages, including Blackrock Yachting, Boat Shop, RBS Marine and Hylas Y...

Marine tech roadshow kicks off in July
Marine tech roadshow kicks off in July
Thursday, 24 June 2021

Marine equipment distributor, Aquafax, is teaming up with electrical and power solutions brand, Mastervolt, to host a marine tech roadshow that will visit 13 locations this July.

Green Tech Boat Show: ‘Change is coming’
Green Tech Boat Show: ‘Change is coming’
Thursday, 24 June 2021

The inaugural MDL Green Tech Boat Show has been deemed a great success by both organisers and exhibitors and will return in 2022.

Heesen appoints Mark van Heffen as  marketing director
Heesen appoints Mark van Heffen as marketing director
Thursday, 24 June 2021

Dutch shipyard Heesen has appointed Mark van Heffen as its marketing director, effective from 1 September. Leveraging his expertise in strategic management consultancy and international marketing communications, Heesen confirms van Heffen will ov...

New Dover-to-Calais service for Irish Ferries
New Dover-to-Calais service for Irish Ferries
Thursday, 24 June 2021

Irish Ferries is extending its network of existing routes from Ireland to Britain with a new service between Dover and Calais, which launches on 29 June.

RNLI celebrates International Women in Engineering Day with free online resources
RNLI celebrates International Women in Engineering Day with free online resources
Thursday, 24 June 2021

The RNLI is hosting online activities for 11 to 13-year-olds to educate them on the world of engineering and encourage them to consider studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects at GSCE level. 

‘Change is coming’ say eco exhibitors at first Green Tech Boat Show
‘Change is coming’ say eco exhibitors at first Green Tech Boat Show
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

The inaugural MDL Green Tech Boat Show has been deemed a great success by both organisers and exhibitors, with over 500 people visiting throughout the two-day show.

Flare disposal day at Brighton Marina
Flare disposal day at Brighton Marina
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Premier Marinas in conjunction with safety equipment specialists, Seago Yachting will be holding a Flares Disposal Day at Brighton Marina this Saturday 26 June.

Race name change
Race name change
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

The RWYC Lonely Rock Race is already synonymous with the 608 miles original Fastnet racecourse starting from Ryde and Finishing in Plymouth.

One month to go to British Classic Week
One month to go to British Classic Week
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

The British Classic Yacht Club has confirmed this year’s British Classic Week will go ahead from 17 – 24 July.  Now in its 19th edition, the regatta will take place despite ongoing Covid restrictions.

Windeler Cup moves to August
Windeler Cup moves to August
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

The Island Sailing Club has postponed the Windeler Cup to 7 August 2021.

VIDEO: Electric hydrofoil skims through Venice and could save sinking city
VIDEO: Electric hydrofoil skims through Venice and could save sinking city
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Swedish tech company Candela has showcased its electric hydrofoiling Candela C-7 through the waterways of Venice and says its wake-free design could save Venice from moto ondoso or wake damage.

Final days for feedback on Portsmouth’s Lennox Point marine hub 
Final days for feedback on Portsmouth’s Lennox Point marine hub 
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Local organisations have just a few days left to review Portsmouth City Council’s Lennox Point marine employment hub proposals and provide feedback.

Couple killed in horror boat crash on Lake Garda
Couple killed in horror boat crash on Lake Garda
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Two German tourists from Munich are being investigated for alleged manslaughter and failure to provide assistance following a fatal boat crash on Italy’s Lake Garda on Sunday in which an Italian man and woman were killed.

Seldén Mast consolidates aftermarket distribution
Seldén Mast consolidates aftermarket distribution
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Gosport-based Seldén Mast Ltd has consolidated its UK aftermarket distribution through Technical Marine Supplies (TMS) following an exceptionally busy start to 2021.

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