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Dean & Reddyhoff and Quay Marinas announces merger to create UK’s largest national coastal marina business
Dean & Reddyhoff and Quay Marinas announces merger to create UK’s largest national coastal marina business
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

Dean & Reddyhoff and Quay Marinas have announced that they have signed contracts to merge their businesses. The deal is expected to complete in the next three months and the combined business will operate the second largest number of coastal m...

SESCA’s ‘7th Antigua Sailing Day Regatta’
SESCA’s ‘7th Antigua Sailing Day Regatta’
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

Competitors and spectators enjoyed Caribbean like conditions for the St Edmundsbury Sailing and Canoeing Association’s ‘7th Antigua Sailing Day Regatta’ at Lackford Lake, near Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday.

Mike Steele from SESCA ...

Laser and Flying Fifteen Open Meeting at Aldeburgh Yacht Club
Laser and Flying Fifteen Open Meeting at Aldeburgh Yacht Club
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

Over the weekend of 6 – 7 July, Aldeburgh Yacht Club in Suffolk will be hosting its first joint Flying Fifteen and Laser Open Meeting.

Competitors are welcomed to come and experience the tidal waters of the River Alde and enjoy everything ...

INFLATABLE SUP
INFLATABLE SUP
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

One of the fastest growing watersports is stand up paddleboarding, and from Typhoon International comes the Typhoon Inflatable SUP, which is available in both a 9’2” and 10’2” size option. Not only is an inflatable board li...

Let’s share a ‘high five’ with Wendy for another great year!
Let’s share a ‘high five’ with Wendy for another great year!
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

For someone who grew up about as far away from the sea as you can get in England, it may seem strange that Wendy Barker found her calling in the marine industry.

Safety First
Safety First
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

The 2019 boating season will see the RYA launch a new digital safety campaign to highlight its key safety messages: look after yourself, have a plan, keep in touch and know your limits.

A new, year-round calendar of short, impactful safety video...

D-Day75: With just 3 days until the beginning of commemorations the UK’s veterans set sail
D-Day75: With just 3 days until the beginning of commemorations the UK’s veterans set sail
Monday, 03 June 2019

Image of the ferry (Mont St Michel), with hundreds of veterans onboard, leaving from Portsmouth today (03/06/2019).
Image: UK Crown Copyright 2019

Enjoy more savings on the Isle of Wight with  Wightlink’s early Summer Break Offer
Enjoy more savings on the Isle of Wight with Wightlink’s early Summer Break Offer
Monday, 03 June 2019

Wightlink has introduced a new early summer break offer, so customers can enjoy £30 off long breaks of five nights or more, and £25 off short stays of two to four nights until 18thJuly. Available exclusively online, it’s perfect ...

Muddy Puddles
Muddy Puddles
Monday, 03 June 2019

What can be more fun for little ones than splashing around in puddles, getting as soaked as can be? Or a day spent afloat – whatever the weather. With Muddy Puddles’ Originals Trousers, which are 100 per cent waterproof, wind...

RYA Membership survey 2019
RYA Membership survey 2019
Friday, 31 May 2019

From March to April 2019 the RYA undertook its biennial membership survey engaging with members, non-members and ex-members to get a better understanding as to what members and people in the boating community know, and feel, about RYA Membership.<...

VIDEO: 2nd Irish Sailing and Mountaineering Adventure Challenge
VIDEO: 2nd Irish Sailing and Mountaineering Adventure Challenge
Friday, 31 May 2019

The 2nd Irish Sailing and Mountaineering Adventure Challenge – The ISAMAC – will start at 6pm on Saturday 1 June 2019 in Kinsale, Ireland.

MALTA ALTUS CHALLENGE WITHDRAWS FROM AC36
MALTA ALTUS CHALLENGE WITHDRAWS FROM AC36
Friday, 31 May 2019

Image: Hamish Hooper

Record results and employment for Princess Yachts
Record results and employment for Princess Yachts
Friday, 31 May 2019

Princess Yachts Ltd has announced record financial results, plus new records for yacht sales and employment at its Plymouth headquarters. The results make 2018 the British manufacturer’s most successful year in its 54 year history.

Financi...

Junction box kits
Junction box kits
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Water and dust proof to IP67 ensures these junction boxes from ASAP Supplies are suitable for the marine environment. They come with up to 10 flexible ports with double-membrane seals and up to 12 connector blocks.

£14.21 – £24...

New Double Ripstop Sailcloth Range
New Double Ripstop Sailcloth Range
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Bainbridge has announced its latest range of woven sailcloth, which maximises the advantages of a double ripstop in an all polyester construction.

HSX-P has been developed to expand the popular Bainbridge HSX range. From the outset the brief to ...

Simrad® Cruise
Simrad® Cruise
Thursday, 30 May 2019

From Simrad Yachting comes the Simrad® Cruise, a chartplotter designed for straightforward navigation featuring a simple, easy-to-use interface, sunlight–viewable display, mounting bracket and sonar transducer.  

 Taking...

VIDEO: Peters & May CEO’s statement about MY SONG loss
VIDEO: Peters & May CEO’s statement about MY SONG loss
Thursday, 30 May 2019

My Song, a luxury superyacht owned by an Italian billionaire Pier Luigi Loro Piana was lost into the Mediterranean after slipping from a cargo ship. The 130ft Baltic 130 Custom sailing yacht was being transported between Mallorca and Genoa when th...

Preview: 2019 RORC North Sea Race
Preview: 2019 RORC North Sea Race
Thursday, 30 May 2019

The Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 2019 North Sea Race has attracted 79 boats for the 1100 BST start on Friday 31 May. Hosted by the Royal Harwich Yacht Club in their fabulous modern clubhouse, the North Sea Race starts outside Harwich and meande...

VIDEO: 11 people survived potential drowning by following the RNLI’s advice to ‘Float to Live’
VIDEO: 11 people survived potential drowning by following the RNLI’s advice to ‘Float to Live’
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Annual coastal fatality figures1 released by the RNLI reveal that, of the 128 people who lost their lives at the UK coast in 2018, 90 per cent were male. Although coastal deaths were higher last year compared to the 2017 figure  of 109, 20...

Port of Southampton welcomes Sun Princess on maiden call
Port of Southampton welcomes Sun Princess on maiden call
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Photo credit: Andrew Sassoli-Walker​

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