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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.

Russian superyacht removed from Fiji
Russian superyacht removed from Fiji
Wednesday, 08 June 2022

A Fiji court has ruled a Russian-owned superyacht be removed by the United States. This is because it’s considered a waste of money for Fiji to maintain the vessel amid legal wrangling over its seizure, says Reuters.

Guest speakers confirmed for MTA Awards Dinner
Guest speakers confirmed for MTA Awards Dinner
Wednesday, 08 June 2022

The Marine Trades Association Awards Dinner will take place in Southampton on Monday 20 June with after-dinner speakers confirmed as Status Code 14, an endurance challenge team consisting of serving and retired police officers who are taking on a...

Dutch tender manufacturer switches to aluminium
Dutch tender manufacturer switches to aluminium
Wednesday, 08 June 2022

Dutch company Younique Yachts has made some eco-friendly changes to the company in an effort to lower its carbon footprint.

UK company launches full range of marine cleaners
UK company launches full range of marine cleaners
Wednesday, 08 June 2022

AquaMarine, owned by Bainbridge International, has announced the development of a full range of marine cleaners. The new range includes bilge cleaners and cutting compounds as well as deck cleaners and teak protectors. Manufactured and bottled so...

GOST launches new outboard engine cowling sensor
GOST launches new outboard engine cowling sensor
Wednesday, 08 June 2022

Marine security, tracking and monitoring specialist, GOST (Global Ocean Security Technologies) has launched the Outboard Engine Cowling Sensor.

Sunseeker reveals line up for the British Motor Yacht Show 2022
Sunseeker reveals line up for the British Motor Yacht Show 2022
Wednesday, 08 June 2022

Sunseeker Southampton has announced its full line up of motor yachts on display at the upcoming British Motor Yacht Show, which will run 15-19 June 2022 at Swanwick Marina, Southampton.

SMG to host supplier presentations at Seawork
SMG to host supplier presentations at Seawork
Wednesday, 08 June 2022

SM Group (Europe) has released the times of its presentations to be held at Seawork on 22 June, taking place at its stand B67, which the company is sharing with Maretron.

Hovertravel partners with Portsmouth Pride
Hovertravel partners with Portsmouth Pride
Tuesday, 07 June 2022

Hovertravel has partnered with Portsmouth Pride to show support for the LGBTQ+ community and encourage people to cross the Solent for this full day of celebrations spread across Southsea Common on 11 June.

VIDEO: Zhik partner with British dynamic duo: Dee Caffari and Shirley Robertson
VIDEO: Zhik partner with British dynamic duo: Dee Caffari and Shirley Robertson
Tuesday, 07 June 2022

Double Olympic Gold medalist, Shirley Robertson, and world record breaking solo round the world yachtswomen, Dee Caffari, are teaming up with Zhik as the Official Technical Clothing Supplier for their 2022/23 double-handed offsh...

Insurance refusals on lithium-ion boats
Insurance refusals on lithium-ion boats
Tuesday, 07 June 2022

Lithium-ion batteries have been the cause of, and charged with, several notable marine fires in recent years. And now there’s talk of insurance companies refusing to cover boats. This is the time for boat owners to check their polices and s...

Powerboat sales ‘normalising’, says US association
Powerboat sales ‘normalising’, says US association
Tuesday, 07 June 2022

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) reports new powerboat sales in Q1 2022 are showing signs of normalising following two years of historic growth but early indicators suggest sales will still outpace pre-pandemic level...

The Ocean Conservation Trust launch their more ambitious seagrass conservation project yet ‘Blue Meadows’
The Ocean Conservation Trust launch their more ambitious seagrass conservation project yet ‘Blue Meadows’
Tuesday, 07 June 2022

The Ocean Conservation Trust has launched Blue Meadows, a new landmark project that will deliver a holistic approach to seagrass protection, regeneration and restoration in the UK.

Gender equality in sailing: The Ocean Race aims for 50:50 split
Gender equality in sailing: The Ocean Race aims for 50:50 split
Tuesday, 07 June 2022

The Ocean Race, a gruelling round-the-world sail race that takes place every three years, is aiming for a 50:50 split of women and men by 2030.

Camper & Nicholsons partners with Antonini Navi
Camper & Nicholsons partners with Antonini Navi
Tuesday, 07 June 2022

Camper & Nicholsons International and Antonini Navi have partnered to promote the sales of the new Utility Platform 40, designed by the architect Fulvio De Simoni, for the shipyard of La Spezia.

The agreement aims to increase visibilit...

Coast to Canal video series with Dee Caffari
Coast to Canal video series with Dee Caffari
Tuesday, 07 June 2022

Coast to Canal, is a new two-part fly-on-the-wall video series featuring narrow boating YouTube stars Fran and Rich from Floating Our Boat, and round-the-world yachtswoman Dee Caffari. The first episode can be viewed below.

Dockmate appoints new sales manager
Dockmate appoints new sales manager
Tuesday, 07 June 2022

Dockmate, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote-control systems for yachts, has hired Chris Myers as national sales manager.

North and Standard Club merge to form global marine insurer
North and Standard Club merge to form global marine insurer
Tuesday, 07 June 2022

Shipping and marine insurer North P&I has agreed to merge with the Standard Club, after members backed plans to create a new global marine insurer.

June 2022 BoatBid - Catalogue Released
June 2022 BoatBid - Catalogue Released
Monday, 06 June 2022

The catalogue for our June 2022 BoatBid auction has been released today. You can view a copy of the catalogue by visiting BoatBid.com or by clicking HERE.
Browse through our entries, prior to the auction going live, and the bidding starting:...

Sunseeker reveals a show-stopping line up for the British Motor Yacht Show
Sunseeker reveals a show-stopping line up for the British Motor Yacht Show
Monday, 06 June 2022

Sunseeker Southampton has announced its line-up of luxury motor yachts on display at the British Motor Yacht Show, 15 – 19 June.

Mustang Survival heads to UK / EU with Pelagic Sales Network
Mustang Survival heads to UK / EU with Pelagic Sales Network
Monday, 06 June 2022

Mustang Survival has appointed Pelagic Sales Network as a UK and European sales agent to deliver its technical clothing to new end users in the British and European commercial sectors.

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