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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.

ABYC announces board members at annual meeting
ABYC announces board members at annual meeting
Wednesday, 10 January 2024

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) marked its 70th anniversary, welcomed new board members, and honoured award recipients at its annual meeting in Annapolis, Maryland.

British couple face £200k bill after merchant sailors accidentally set century-old boat ablaze
British couple face £200k bill after merchant sailors accidentally set century-old boat ablaze
Tuesday, 09 January 2024

A British couple are facing a bill of up to £200,000, after partying sailors set their 100-year-old wooden boat on fire by landing flares on the deck.

RNLI 200 Stamp Collection Unveiled
RNLI 200 Stamp Collection Unveiled
Tuesday, 09 January 2024

In honour of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) monumental 200-year anniversary, Isle of Man Post Office has launched of an exclusive stamp collection, paying homage to two centuries of maritime valour and life-saving endeavour...

CA Webinar on ‘Applying for a VLS-T (Long Stay Temporary Visa for France)’
CA Webinar on ‘Applying for a VLS-T (Long Stay Temporary Visa for France)’
Tuesday, 09 January 2024

Date: 1900 hrs, 22 January 2024
Tickets: Free for members / £10 for non-members
Registration: Members and non-members can book at www.theca.org.uk/france-visa-2024

Trilleen - Sailing around Britain Update
Trilleen - Sailing around Britain Update
Tuesday, 09 January 2024

Ian Wyllie, who bought a boat via Boatshed IOW in February 2021 is taking on the challenge of sailing around Britain single handed. Here is his latest update:

MarineMax to acquire Williams Tenders USA
MarineMax to acquire Williams Tenders USA
Tuesday, 09 January 2024

MarineMax has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Williams Tenders USA. The acquisition is expected to close by March 31, 2024, and be accretive in its first full year of operations.

Iseo Yachting launches in Hong Kong
Iseo Yachting launches in Hong Kong
Tuesday, 09 January 2024

Iseo Yachting Limited, a new yacht services company co-founded by industry veterans Adam Blackmore and Bryan Tse, has launched in Hong Kong.

Sea Tow Boston under new ownership
Sea Tow Boston under new ownership
Tuesday, 09 January 2024

International marine assistance provider Sea Tow has confirmed the acquisition of Sea Tow Boston by MaassMarine, Inc.

Virsec launches lithium-ion safety course
Virsec launches lithium-ion safety course
Tuesday, 09 January 2024

Maritime security eLearning platform Virsec has launched a new course focused on lithium-ion battery safety awareness for superyachts.

Renowned sailor and Olympic team manager Cliff Norbury dies, age 93
Renowned sailor and Olympic team manager Cliff Norbury dies, age 93
Tuesday, 09 January 2024

Cliff Norbury, mastmaker, world champion sailor and Olympic team manager has died aged 93.

GAC UK relocates its Solent office
GAC UK relocates its Solent office
Tuesday, 09 January 2024

Plans for growth in 2024 have prompted GAC UK’s Southampton branch to relocate to the historic Harbour House.

Latest episode of Racing on the Edge
Latest episode of Racing on the Edge
Monday, 08 January 2024

A triumphant return for the Kiwis and an emotional farewell to Emirates GBR driver Sir Ben Ainslie in the latest episode of Racing on the Edge.

Typhoon International returns to RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show
Typhoon International returns to RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show
Monday, 08 January 2024

Following their debut last year, Typhoon International will be returning once more to showcase their extensive range of personal protection gear to dinghy sailors and watersports enthusiasts at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show, which takes pl...

Bipartisan LAKES Act introduced in US Congress
Bipartisan LAKES Act introduced in US Congress
Monday, 08 January 2024

The bipartisan LAKES Act — which seeks to address priority areas for the US recreational boating and fishing industry — has been introduced in the US House of Representatives (the lower chamber of the United States Congress).

Video: McConaghy launches MC82p catamaran
Video: McConaghy launches MC82p catamaran
Monday, 08 January 2024

McConaghy Boats has launched its new powercat, the MC82p, which has completed successful sea trials in Hong Kong.

Discarded WW2 military munitions found off Californian coastline
Discarded WW2 military munitions found off Californian coastline
Monday, 08 January 2024

Researchers from UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography have revisited two industrial undersea dumpsites in the San Pedro Basin to identify objects discarded on the seafloor.

Australian Sailing releases first Annual Participation Report
Australian Sailing releases first Annual Participation Report
Monday, 08 January 2024

Australian Sailing, the national body for the sport of sailing in Australia, has released its first Annual Participation Report, detailing how it is progressing on its participation targets nationwide.

DuroWipers to be fitted to Caister Lifeboat
DuroWipers to be fitted to Caister Lifeboat
Monday, 08 January 2024

A 14m Medina Class lifeboat being built for a UK volunteer lifeboat service (not part of the RNLI) will be equipped with DuroWiper systems.

Non-Professional sailors circumnavigating the globe arrive in Newcastle, New South Wales
Non-Professional sailors circumnavigating the globe arrive in Newcastle, New South Wales
Sunday, 07 January 2024

Over 200 sailors have arrived in Newcastle, New South Wales as part of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

Linkedin advert for Admiral makes Royal Navy look ‘desperate’
Linkedin advert for Admiral makes Royal Navy look ‘desperate’
Saturday, 06 January 2024

The Royal Navy is coming under sustained fire after advertising for a rear-Admiral on Linkedin. Normally, naval officers rise through the ranks, but this time it appears that there is no one to step into the role and thus, recruiters are trying to...

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