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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.

Winning gambit in final hours sees Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team clinch leg three victory
Winning gambit in final hours sees Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team clinch leg three victory
Thursday, 17 June 2021

The third and final offshore leg of The Ocean Race Europe came to an exciting conclusion in the early hours of Thursday morning in Genova, when the Portuguese entry Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team pulled off a come-from-behind victory in the VO65 c...

B&G partners with Oyster Yachts
B&G partners with Oyster Yachts
Thursday, 17 June 2021

In a new partnership announced this week, leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist B&G will be the preferred electronics supplier across Oyster Yacht’s fleet of 50ft to 120ft sailing boats, with the rollout commencing on the...

Brittany Ferries unveils plans for all-electric 180mph ‘flying ferry’
Brittany Ferries unveils plans for all-electric 180mph ‘flying ferry’
Thursday, 17 June 2021

Brittany Ferries is exploring the potential for a new high-speed, sustainable and more efficient form of ferry travel called a seaglider. According to Brittany Ferries, its proposed new all-electric craft foils like a hydrofoil and flies like a p...

“World’s first” electric RIB to debut at The Green Tech Boat Show 2021
“World’s first” electric RIB to debut at The Green Tech Boat Show 2021
Thursday, 17 June 2021

RS Electric Boats is to debut the Pulse 63 at The Green Tech Boat Show 2021 hosted by MDL Marinas.

High-stakes tactic pays off for leg three winner of The Ocean Race Europe
High-stakes tactic pays off for leg three winner of The Ocean Race Europe
Thursday, 17 June 2021

The third and final offshore leg of The Ocean Race Europe came to an exciting conclusion in the early hours of Thursday morning in Genova, when the Portuguese entry Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team pulled off a come-from-behind victory in the VO65 ...

Storm Clive? Met Office needs storm name suggestions
Storm Clive? Met Office needs storm name suggestions
Thursday, 17 June 2021

The Met Office is searching for new names ahead of the next storm season, and the UK public are once again being asked for their suggestions.  

New app updates tides in real time and predicts future water depths
New app updates tides in real time and predicts future water depths
Thursday, 17 June 2021

Wavve Boating has released a new feature on its GPS app which it says will update in real-time to current water levels as well as predict water depths at future high and low tides.

BMT reveals designs for new passenger and cargo vessels
BMT reveals designs for new passenger and cargo vessels
Thursday, 17 June 2021

BMT has revealed designs for the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company’s new passenger and cargo vessels.

RYA commissions ABPmer to update Coastal Atlas
RYA commissions ABPmer to update Coastal Atlas
Thursday, 17 June 2021

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has commissioned ABPmer to update the digital map of recreational boating held in its online UK Coastal Atlas of Recreational Boating.

Marine-i helps develop innovative mooring system for Falmouth Harbour
Marine-i helps develop innovative mooring system for Falmouth Harbour
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Marine-i has announced its support for a pioneering new mooring system for use in Falmouth Harbour.

No agreement reached for Emirates Team New Zealand
No agreement reached for Emirates Team New Zealand
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Emirates Team New Zealand representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and the Government, along with Auckland Council, have concluded exclusive discussions regarding funding for the next America’s Cup (AC37) following ETNZ’s succ...

Charity seeks wounded veterans for Long Way Up sailing adventure
Charity seeks wounded veterans for Long Way Up sailing adventure
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

A Cornish charity has launched a campaign to find a team of wounded veterans for an ambitious 2,000-mile sailing expedition from Land’s End to John O’ Groats – and back.

America’s Cup may travel as $100m bid rejected
America’s Cup may travel as $100m bid rejected
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

After three months of negotiations, Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) says it is commencing discussions with other nations to look into options of hosting AC37 events.

Michelin develops giant inflatable sails
Michelin develops giant inflatable sails
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

French multinational Michelin has announced its Wing Sail Mobility project (WISAMO) solution –  an automated, telescopic, inflatable wing that can be fitted on all types of vessels, including cargo ships and pleasure cra...

The Clipper Race partners with Our Isles and Oceans
The Clipper Race partners with Our Isles and Oceans
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

The Clipper Race has teamed up with Our Isles and Oceans, a new campaign set to create funded programmes for young people affected by lockdown. 

Royal Navy partners with UK firms to create marine robotics training centre
Royal Navy partners with UK firms to create marine robotics training centre
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

The Royal Navy, SeaBot XR, and the UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to create the National Centre for Operational Excellence in Marine Robotics based in Southampton, UK.

British Youth Sailing launches Recognised Windsurf Clubs
British Youth Sailing launches Recognised Windsurf Clubs
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

British Youth Sailing is aiming to provide a clearer pathway for young windsurfers with the addition of a new ‘Recognised Windsurf Club’ status. 

Marine-i helps develop innovative mooring system for Falmouth Harbour
Marine-i helps develop innovative mooring system for Falmouth Harbour
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Marine-i has announced its support for a new mooring system in Falmouth Harbour. It’s said the new system would help to increase the operating capacity in the harbour, without the need for large-scale infrastructure development.

Recently Sold - Jonathan Wilson 58ft
Recently Sold - Jonathan Wilson 58ft
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Last week Boatshed Yorkshire sold this 2013 Jonathan Wilson 58ft.

Bentley’s car interior inspires luxury yacht design
Bentley’s car interior inspires luxury yacht design
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Bentley Motors has worked alongside Contest Yachts to customise the interior of a Contest 59 CS yacht to match the design of one of its Continental GT V8 coupe.

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