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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.

SIBS offers locals discounted tickets on new ‘Community Day’
SIBS offers locals discounted tickets on new ‘Community Day’
Tuesday, 24 August 2021

This year, the Southampton International Boat Show (SIBS) is offering a discount to local residents, encouraging them to attend the new ‘Community Day’ on Sunday 19 September.

Rowers set record in epic 43-day round-Britain row
Rowers set record in epic 43-day round-Britain row
Tuesday, 24 August 2021

Four rowers whose specially designed 10m boat Emma has circled Britain to raise funds for the RNLI returned on Sunday to Cowes, where their ambitious challenge began 43 days and four hours before.

Barton Marine announced as RYA OnBoard supplier
Barton Marine announced as RYA OnBoard supplier
Tuesday, 24 August 2021

Barton Marine has been announced as an official supplier to RYA OnBoard (OB), the national grassroots programme created to make it more accessible for youngsters to try sailing and windsurfing.

New town and marina proposed for Scottish firth
New town and marina proposed for Scottish firth
Tuesday, 24 August 2021

Planning for a new marina and almost 2,000 homes has been submitted for a site on the Moray Firth near Ardersier. The proposed site is a former oil and gas fabrication yard at Whiteness, with developer Ardersier Port Ltd including a school, hotel...

US Navy sinks Ex-USS Ingraham frigate during live-fire exercise off Hawaii
US Navy sinks Ex-USS Ingraham frigate during live-fire exercise off Hawaii
Tuesday, 24 August 2021

The US Navy conducted a sinking exercise off Hawaii on the decommissioned guided-missile frigate ex-USS Ingraham last weekend. The armed forced sank the warship as part of a large-scale military exercise, demonstrating how enemy ships could be ta...

Young sailors battle strong winds to complete Mayflower 401 Race
Young sailors battle strong winds to complete Mayflower 401 Race
Tuesday, 24 August 2021

After two days of beating into a strong westerly headwind, 12 UK sail training vessels, crewed by young people, arrived safely in Dartmouth on Thursday morning last week to mark the end of ASTO’s Mayflower 401 Small Ships Race.

Southampton International Boat Show encourages local residents to come and have a go on the water
Southampton International Boat Show encourages local residents to come and have a go on the water
Monday, 23 August 2021

Southampton is a city famous for its connections to the sea, and this year’s Southampton International Boat Show is reaching out to local residents to come and enjoy all aspects of watersports with a special Community Day taking place on 19 ...

Three dogs help save 14 people at sea
Three dogs help save 14 people at sea
Monday, 23 August 2021

Three water rescue dogs have been hailed as heroes after helping rescue fourteen people, eight of whom were children, after a sudden change in weather left them unable to return ashore on their own.

Heesen launches ‘muscular’ Project Falcon
Heesen launches ‘muscular’ Project Falcon
Monday, 23 August 2021

Heesen has announced that Project Falcon, YN19360, has been launched. The yacht will remain at Heesen for commissioning before moving to Rotterdam, where she will then proceed for trials and tests in the North Sea ahead of delivery in December....

Sailing charity funds six placements for young people
Sailing charity funds six placements for young people
Monday, 23 August 2021

Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) has partnered with a military preparation college dedicated to offering life skills and experience opportunities to young people. 

Applications open for Trinity House RYA Yachtmaster Scholarship
Applications open for Trinity House RYA Yachtmaster Scholarship
Monday, 23 August 2021

The RYA has opened applications for the Trinity House RYA Yachtmaster Scholarship, an opportunity for those working, or aspiring to work, in the small commercial vessel sector.

Meet the Team - Steve Black
Meet the Team - Steve Black
Monday, 23 August 2021

Steve has been working with Boatshed Texas since May 2016.

Candela’s electric C-pod combats heat with seawater
Candela’s electric C-pod combats heat with seawater
Monday, 23 August 2021

Swedish marine tech company Candela has unveiled its latest product: the C-pod. It says the electric pod drive is four times more efficient than the best electric outboards, providing a silent boat ride and requiring no maintenance.

Devon girl to become Britain’s youngest  round-Britain sailing success
Devon girl to become Britain’s youngest round-Britain sailing success
Monday, 23 August 2021

Katie McCabe, 14, has finished sailing around Great Britain and is hoping her journey will make her officially the youngest person to have done so. The current youngest person to sail solo around Britain is Timothy Long, from Aylesbury, who saile...

MCA scoping regulations for nuclear shipping
MCA scoping regulations for nuclear shipping
Monday, 23 August 2021

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has launched a consultation on proposed regulations for nuclear-powered ships.

Brewery donates £9k to Cornish Surf Life Saving Clubs
Brewery donates £9k to Cornish Surf Life Saving Clubs
Monday, 23 August 2021

Cornwall-based Sharp’s Brewery is donating £9,000 to Surf Life Saving Cornwall. The money will go towards funding essential lifesaving equipment in 19 surf life saving clubs across the county.

Young sailors overcome strong headwinds to arrive in Dartmouth for postponed Mayflower 400 Race
Young sailors overcome strong headwinds to arrive in Dartmouth for postponed Mayflower 400 Race
Sunday, 22 August 2021

After two days of beating into a strong westerly headwind, 12 UK Sail Training vessels, crewed by young people, arrived safely in Dartmouth to mark the end of ASTO’s Mayflower 401 Small Ships Race.

Raceix partners with Esri to bring situational awareness to marine industry
Raceix partners with Esri to bring situational awareness to marine industry
Friday, 20 August 2021

Marine software solutions company, Raceix has joined forces with location intelligence specialist Esri, through the Esri startup program.

MDL’s first eco gym opens next month
MDL’s first eco gym opens next month
Friday, 20 August 2021

MDL Marinas first MDL Fitness eco gym is opening on the 1st September at its Queen Anne’s Battery marina in Plymouth.

ePropulsion expands R&D facilities with new Hong Kong office
ePropulsion expands R&D facilities with new Hong Kong office
Friday, 20 August 2021

Marine electric propulsion specialist, ePropulsion is opening an office in Hong Kong to strengthen its research and development (R&D) capabilities.

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