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South Coast & Green Tech Boat Show 2023 confirms growing lineupWednesday, 12 April 2023
The 2023 South Coast & Green Tech Boat Show has revealed details of its most extensive lineup of global power, sail and electric boating brands to date.
Round-the-world sailor rescued after dismasting in violent stormWednesday, 12 April 2023
A sailor taking part in the round-the-world Golden Globe race has been rescued after his boat was damaged in a south Atlantic storm.
Sail and electric boating brands at 2023 South Coast & Green Tech Boat ShowWednesday, 12 April 2023
Bigger and better than ever before, the 2023 South Coast & Green Tech Boat Show boasts its most impressive line-up of global power, sail and electric boating brands yet. If you’re serious about buying, then this year’s show at Ocea...
Nimbus Group acquires dealership rights in NorwayWednesday, 12 April 2023
Swedish boatbuilder Nimbus Group has acquired the dealership rights for boats under the Nimbus and Paragon brands from Gressvik Marina in Østfold, Norway.
BRP design and innovation centre opens in EuropeWednesday, 12 April 2023
Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), the parent company of brands including Alumacraft, Manitou, Sea-Doo, Rotax and Quintrex, has opened a European design and innovation centre in Sophia Antipolis, France.
New chief operating officer at Silent-YachtsWednesday, 12 April 2023
Solar-electric boatbuilder Silent-Yachts has appointed Fabrizio Iarrera as its COO to oversee day-to-day administrative and operational functions at the firm.
New project to improve fishing safety in Northern IrelandWednesday, 12 April 2023
The fishing fleet in Northern Ireland is set to benefit from a new Fishing First Safety Management project.
2023 RORC Season’s Points ChampionshipWednesday, 12 April 2023
Since the 1940s, the Royal Ocean Racing Club has organised a season of multiple races and organised the first RORC Season’s Points Championship in 2000 using the IRC Rating System.
GGR’s Ian Herbert Jones rescuedWednesday, 12 April 2023
IT was 1740 UTC when Ian Herbert Jones first saw the Taiwanese Fishing Vessel ZI DA WANG arriving from the North. 26 hours before, the Shropshire sailor closing the GGR fleet in the southern Atlantic was unable to make contact by sat phone. He cho...
SUNSEEKER LAUNCHES NEW SKILLS ACADEMYTuesday, 11 April 2023
Sunseeker International launches a new training initiative to address a national skills shortage affecting the marine industry.
VIDEO: ‘LAND OF SPEED’ DOCUMENTARY TO PREMIERE TOMORROWTuesday, 11 April 2023
In December 2022, Emirates Team New Zealand broke the wind-powered land-speed world record in our revolutionary land yacht, Horonuku, piloted by Glenn Ashby.
Ian Herbert Jones rescue underwayTuesday, 11 April 2023
While the GGR Crisis Management Team ( CMT) kept Ian informed of the developments in his rescue throughout the night, they were not receiving response and updates. He was however manually activating the “acknowledgment” button on...
Yamaha boat partners power up for the South Coast & Green Tech Boat ShowTuesday, 11 April 2023
Showcasing an extensive line up of Yamaha outboards and marine products, Yamaha boat partners are all set for the South Coast & Green Tech Boat Show, 21-23 April.
Marine tourism plays a key role in boosting Scotland’s economyTuesday, 11 April 2023
Scotland’s economy has recorded a multi-million pound boost thanks to marine tourism during 2022 a national study has found.
BRITISH STREET FOOD AWARDS SET TO RETURNTuesday, 11 April 2023
Gunwharf Quays is partnering with The British Street Food Awards to host the Southern heats of the competition at the South Coast’s biggest outlet shopping destination for the third consecutive year.
Sanlorenzo signs MoU ahead of acquisition of major yacht firmTuesday, 11 April 2023
Italian luxury boatbuilder Sanlorenzo has signed a ‘non-binding Memorandum of Understanding’ as it ‘explores an acquisition’ of Simpson Marine — the firm’s largest and oldest dealer network in APAC.
Norfolk Broads boat hire firm bans alcohol after boaters ‘seen urinating off deck’Tuesday, 11 April 2023
A charter company in the Norfolk Broads has banned alcoholic drinks aboard its vessels after a spate of antisocial behaviour by drunken guests.
RS Electric signs new Spanish dealer and adds European demo sitesTuesday, 11 April 2023
RS Electric has confirmed a new dealer in Spain and announced three other demo locations across Europe, including the Netherlands, Italy and France.
Yamaha boat partners confirm South Coast & Green Tech Boat Show lineupTuesday, 11 April 2023
Yamaha boat partners have confirmed details of the Yamaha outboards and marine products going on display at the South Coast & Green Tech Boat Show, taking place 21-23 April 2023.
Lifeboat falls off ‘low wage’ P&O ferryTuesday, 11 April 2023
Maritime union RMT has written to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), after it was reported that a lifeboat had fallen off the new P&O vessel P&O Pioneer using low-paid agency crew.