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2023 YJA Awards Winners Revealed
2023 YJA Awards Winners Revealed
Monday, 19 February 2024

The winners of YJA Yachtsman of the Year and the YJA Young Sailor of the Year, supported by Henri-Lloyd, have been revealed.

Trio Triumph in Leg 3 of McIntyre Ocean Globe
Trio Triumph in Leg 3 of McIntyre Ocean Globe
Monday, 19 February 2024

It was a rainy, nighttime arrival for the former Whitbread winner, L’Esprit d’équipe, as the wind built in a large rain squall for their Punta del Este finish. Skippered by Les Sables d’Olonne sailor Lionel Regnier, this F...

Best of boardsports at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show
Best of boardsports at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show
Monday, 19 February 2024

The RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show supported by Sunsail, is the watersports enthusiast’s must-attend event of the year, taking place at Farnborough International on 24-25 February.

Video: Ineos Britannia’s AC40 catches fire while training in Barcelona
Video: Ineos Britannia’s AC40 catches fire while training in Barcelona
Monday, 19 February 2024

Ineos Britannia, Britain’s challenger for the 37th America’s Cup, has suffered damage to one of its one-design supplied AC40 training boats, Athena, after an electrical battery fire onboard.

Winner of YJA Yachtsman of the Year revealed
Winner of YJA Yachtsman of the Year revealed
Monday, 19 February 2024

The winners of the YJA Yachtsman of the Year and the YJA Young Sailor of the Year for 2023 have been revealed.

Contest Yachts appoints Australia and New Zealand dealer
Contest Yachts appoints Australia and New Zealand dealer
Monday, 19 February 2024

Contest Yachts has appointed Australian and New Zealand yacht importer Windcraft as its representative in the region, as the Dutch boatbuilder expands in the APAC region.

Queensland marina acquired in multi-million deal
Queensland marina acquired in multi-million deal
Monday, 19 February 2024

Australian alternative asset manager MA Financial has acquired East Coast Marina in Queensland’s Manly Harbour for A$33m (US$21.6m).

Cox Marine unveils newest outboard in V8 diesel range
Cox Marine unveils newest outboard in V8 diesel range
Monday, 19 February 2024

British outboard manufacturer Cox Marine has launched the newest model in its product lineup, the Cox Marine 350, a 350-horsepower variant of the British firm’s flagship V8 outboard.

Boatbuilder and epoxy brand sponsor British OK Dinghy team
Boatbuilder and epoxy brand sponsor British OK Dinghy team
Monday, 19 February 2024

This year’s International OK Dinghy World Championship will be held from 26 February to 2 March 2024. The joint sponsors for the Great Britain team at the 2024 OK Dinghy World Championship are Pro-Set Epoxy and Ovington Boats.

Mercury introduces joystick steering for single-engine vessels
Mercury introduces joystick steering for single-engine vessels
Monday, 19 February 2024

Mercury Marine has introduced Mercury joystick steering for single-engine vessels, compatible for use with the Mercury Verado family of V8, V10 and V12 outboard engines from 250 to 600hp.

TRIANA IRC WIN, LEG 3 OF MCINTYRE OCEAN GLOBE
TRIANA IRC WIN, LEG 3 OF MCINTYRE OCEAN GLOBE
Sunday, 18 February 2024

Spirit of Helsinki powered across the Punta Del Este finish line in a nail-bitingly close end to the Cape Horn leg of the McIntyre Ocean Globe.

INEOS Britannia’s AC40 suffers fire onboard whilst training in Barcelona
INEOS Britannia’s AC40 suffers fire onboard whilst training in Barcelona
Friday, 16 February 2024

INEOS Britannia, Britain’s challenger for the 37th America’s Cup, has suffered damage to one of their one-design supplied AC40 training boats, Athena, after a fire onboard.

Aqua Superpower expands network to commercial ports
Aqua Superpower expands network to commercial ports
Friday, 16 February 2024

Aqua superPower, the global marine fast charge network operator, has announced its strategic focus on commercial ports to support its goal in achieving net-zero emissions. Aqua superPower aims to address the needs of commercial operations such as...

Historic RNLI photographs brought to life for 200th birthday
Historic RNLI photographs brought to life for 200th birthday
Friday, 16 February 2024

As the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) prepares to celebrate its 200th anniversary (4 March), the charity has brought some of its rich history to life with the release of a stunning collection of colourised images.

Potential for growth in South Africa’s multihull industry, says GMBA
Potential for growth in South Africa’s multihull industry, says GMBA
Friday, 16 February 2024

Global Marine Business Advisors (GMBA) chairperson Veda Pretorius shares an update on South Africa’s multihull industry and its future potential.

River Canal Rescue publishes 2023 call-out figures
River Canal Rescue publishes 2023 call-out figures
Friday, 16 February 2024

River Canal Rescue (RCR), which offers boat breakdown and recovery services across the UK’s inland waterways, reports it responded to 121 major incidents in 2023. These were emergency situations either involving submerged, partially sunken ...

CMC Marine restructures ahead of US expansion
CMC Marine restructures ahead of US expansion
Friday, 16 February 2024

The US branch of CMC Marine, which produces electrically operated stabilisation systems, will play a central role in the three-year, €10 million growth plan that was announced by the company’s founder Alessandro Cappiello in November 2...

New Build Boats with Boatshed - Knysna Catamaran
New Build Boats with Boatshed - Knysna Catamaran
Friday, 16 February 2024

Boatshed are currently working alongside 14 boat manufacturers to advertise new build boats including catamarans, electric boats, fishing boats and even innovative stand up boats!

Slingsby lays down the gauntlet to next generation of SailGP stars in latest Racing on the Edge
Slingsby lays down the gauntlet to next generation of SailGP stars in latest Racing on the Edge
Friday, 16 February 2024 SailGP will return to the iconic waters of Sydney Harbour next week for its eighth stop in the Season 4 calendar. With only one week to go, the hometown favorite – Australia’s Tom Slingsby – is ruffling feathers in the latest e...
Wider launches WiLder 60 from new shipyard in Italy
Wider launches WiLder 60 from new shipyard in Italy
Friday, 16 February 2024

Italian shipyard Wider has launched the first WiLder 60 from the brand’s new shipyard in Fano, Italy, marking the yard’s second launch in under a month.

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