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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.

2023 YJA Yachting Awards – Finalists Revealed
2023 YJA Yachting Awards – Finalists Revealed
Thursday, 21 December 2023

The finalists for the 2023 YJA Yachtsman of the Year, the YJA Young Sailor of the Year and the YJA Young Journalist of the Year have been decided.

E1’s ‘Race to Hong Kong’ revealed with seven events
E1’s ‘Race to Hong Kong’ revealed with seven events
Thursday, 21 December 2023

The UIM E1 World Championship Season 1 will feature seven races around the world, culminating in a final event in Hong Kong.

US boat dealers exempt from new retail scam regulations
US boat dealers exempt from new retail scam regulations
Thursday, 21 December 2023

Boat dealers in the US are breathing a sigh of relief after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released the final version of its Auto Rule, renamed the Combating Auto Retail Scams (CARS) Rule.

Bering Yachts to build first expedition catamarans
Bering Yachts to build first expedition catamarans
Thursday, 21 December 2023

Turkish boatbuilder Bering Yachts will begin manufacturing aluminium catamarans, starting with two models — B60 CAT and B80 CAT. The first Bering-built cats will be delivered in 2025.

Rebelcell appoints sole German distributor
Rebelcell appoints sole German distributor
Thursday, 21 December 2023

Netherlands-based Rebelcell, (designer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries) has appointed Allpa as exclusive distributor for Rebelcell in the angling and marine markets in Germany.

AngelNav teams up with Imray on nautical charts
AngelNav teams up with Imray on nautical charts
Thursday, 21 December 2023

The team behind the interactive marine navigation software app AngelNav is joining forces with nautical chart publishers Imray.

US Coastguard to use ThrowRaft’s self-inflating device
US Coastguard to use ThrowRaft’s self-inflating device
Thursday, 21 December 2023

The US Coastguard’s aviation life support equipment technical services office has selected the patented ThrowRaft TD2401 as a critical throwable self-inflating device to be kept on its helicopters.

Fondo Italiano d’Investimento acquires minority stake in RINA
Fondo Italiano d’Investimento acquires minority stake in RINA
Thursday, 21 December 2023

Fondo Italiano d’Investimento has completed its incorporation into the shareholder structure of RINA, a multinational inspection, certification and engineering consultancy company.

Europe and US extend trade truce over import tariffs
Europe and US extend trade truce over import tariffs
Wednesday, 20 December 2023

The European Union and the US have agreed to pause an ongoing trade war until after the US presidential election in 2024.

Elon Musk says Cybertruck will soon be used as a boat
Elon Musk says Cybertruck will soon be used as a boat
Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Tesla founder Elon Musk has said the firm’s Cybertruck may soon be taking to the water, thanks to a new ‘mod package’ that could convert the vehicle into a vessel capable of traversing short stretches of water.

Windelo Catamaran expands in US
Windelo Catamaran expands in US
Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Windelo Catamaran, a French shipyard building eco-minded performance catamarans, has appointed brokerage and service specialist Just Catamarans as a partner in the US market.

Saxdor Yachts takes sales in-house after relocating HQ
Saxdor Yachts takes sales in-house after relocating HQ
Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Finnish boat manufacturer Saxdor Yachts has taken its domestic sales operations in-house, offering boats directly to customers in Finland only.

Vetus breaks ground on new headquarters
Vetus breaks ground on new headquarters
Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Vetus has placed the first post of its new 9,500 sqm warehouse facility and headquarters in the Dutch city of Schiedam, where the company’s founder Willem den Ouden started the business from his home nearly 60 years ago.

Shark Seating bites into the European market
Shark Seating bites into the European market
Wednesday, 20 December 2023

New Zealand-based suspension seating firm Shark Seating is expanding throughout Europe.

Boston Whaler unveils the new 210 Vantage
Boston Whaler unveils the new 210 Vantage
Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Boston Whaler has introduced the newest model in the Vantage lineup – the 210 Vantage. The new keel-up dual console model is said to be designed with premium features core to Boston Whaler, a Brunswick Corporation brand, and intuitive techno...

Non-professional sailors set sail for Christmas at sea on 2,500nm race
Non-professional sailors set sail for Christmas at sea on 2,500nm race
Tuesday, 19 December 2023

Non-professional sailors set sail for Christmas at sea as they race 2,500nm from Western Australia to New South Wales.

Youth Sailing World Championships 2023 racing round up
Youth Sailing World Championships 2023 racing round up
Tuesday, 19 December 2023

We caught up with the GBR sailors and riders to hear about their experiences from the exhilarating 52nd edition of the 2023 Youth Sailing World Championships in Armação dos Buzios, Brazil.

Mystery of orca behaviour continues as Cruising Association pleads for data
Mystery of orca behaviour continues as Cruising Association pleads for data
Tuesday, 19 December 2023

It’s been a year of numbers. Orca have sunk two boats, memberships to orca Facebook groups have rocketed past 50k, and the Cruising Association has seen a massive drop off in incidents being reported to its database (launched in June 2022) ....

Arcona CEO steps down as group restructures management team
Arcona CEO steps down as group restructures management team
Tuesday, 19 December 2023

Orust Quality Yacht Group (OQY Group), which comprises Swedish brands Arcona Yachts, Najad Yachts of Sweden and the service yard, Orust Yacht Service, confirms Arcona CEO Urban Lagnéus has stepped down.

Video: 49m Benetti superyacht runs aground in Spanish marina
Video: 49m Benetti superyacht runs aground in Spanish marina
Tuesday, 19 December 2023

The 49m Benetti superyacht Tumberry C has run aground near Carabuxeira beach, Sanxenxo, in northwest Spain.

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