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RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2024 announced
RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2024 announced
Friday, 16 February 2024

The RYA’s president, HRH The Princess Royal, presented 24-year-old Freddie Jablonski with the prestigious RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2024 award.

Sunsail announced as official Sailing Holiday Partner of the RYA
Sunsail announced as official Sailing Holiday Partner of the RYA
Thursday, 15 February 2024

The RYA has announced a new four-year partnership with sailing holiday providers, Sunsail.

Lorient Grand Large confirmed as host of 2024 Double Handed World Offshore Championship
Lorient Grand Large confirmed as host of 2024 Double Handed World Offshore Championship
Thursday, 15 February 2024

Lorient Grand Large, Yacht Club de France and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) will host the 2024 Double Handed World Offshore Championship as a fleet of Sun Fast 30 One Design takes to the water off the coast of Brittany in September 2024. ...

OK Dinghy World Championship
OK Dinghy World Championship
Thursday, 15 February 2024

The OK Dinghy World Championship is set to take place in Brisbane, Australia in February, following a pre-world regatta earlier in the month. The championship promises exciting racing conditions with warm weather averaging 28-30°C and 12-18 kn...

Gentoo Sailing Team to Conduct World-Leading Ocean Research
Gentoo Sailing Team to Conduct World-Leading Ocean Research
Thursday, 15 February 2024

The University of Portsmouth is partnering with Gosport-based ocean sailing team, Gentoo Sailing Team, to help protect our planet’s marine ecosystems.

BoatLife Opens
BoatLife Opens
Thursday, 15 February 2024

The NEC Birmingham welcomed a packed hall of visitors today at BoatLife 2024 – Powered by Suzuki as Ollie Ollerton, from Channel 4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins, opened the four-day event.

Miami Boat Show 2024: Yamaha unveils hydrogen outboard
Miami Boat Show 2024: Yamaha unveils hydrogen outboard
Thursday, 15 February 2024

Yamaha Motor Co has unveiled a hydrogen-powered outboard for recreational boats, along with a prototype fuel system integrated into a vessel that the company plans to further refine for testing later this year.

Miami Boat Show 2024: Fliteboard’s new models
Miami Boat Show 2024: Fliteboard’s new models
Thursday, 15 February 2024

eFoil maker Fliteboard has launched the new Flite Air and Flite Air Pro at the 2024 Miami International Boat Show, which is taking place until 18 February 2024.

Miami Boat Show 2024: Galeon Yachts launches 435 GTO
Miami Boat Show 2024: Galeon Yachts launches 435 GTO
Thursday, 15 February 2024

Galeon Yachts has introduced its new Galeon 435 GTO to the US market for the first time at the 2024 Miami International Boat Show (14-18 February 2024).

BoatLife 2024 opens its doors for third edition
BoatLife 2024 opens its doors for third edition
Thursday, 15 February 2024

The third edition of the BoatLife show has kicked off, running 15-18 February 2024 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK.

Garmin expands GPSMAP x3 series of chartplotters
Garmin expands GPSMAP x3 series of chartplotters
Thursday, 15 February 2024

Marine electronics manufacturer Garmin has expanded its GPSMAP x3 series of chartplotters with the new GPSMAP 16×3, featuring a 16-inch display.

Port of Newhaven upgraded to support offshore wind farm
Port of Newhaven upgraded to support offshore wind farm
Thursday, 15 February 2024

Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) has installed a floating concrete breakwater within the Port of Newhaven, on the UK south coast, to provide safe berthing facilities for crew transfer vessels (CTVs). The upgrade is part of the refurbishme...

Speaker and sponsors confirmed for IMarEST annual dinner
Speaker and sponsors confirmed for IMarEST annual dinner
Thursday, 15 February 2024

British actor, comedian, presenter and screenwriter Mark Williams will be the special guest speaker at the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) annual dinner on 25 April 2024, which takes place at the Leonardo Royal H...

The Ocean Race Europe 2025 will start from Kiel
The Ocean Race Europe 2025 will start from Kiel
Wednesday, 14 February 2024

Organisers of The Ocean Race have confirmed Kiel as the host of the start of The Ocean Race Europe. The event is scheduled to start on 10 August, 2025.

Miami International Boat Show opens across six locations
Miami International Boat Show opens across six locations
Wednesday, 14 February 2024

The Miami International Boat Show 2024 is preparing to open across Miami and Miami Beach, running from today (14 February) until February 18 across six locations.

Trinidad and Tobago declares national emergency after ‘mystery’ oil spill
Trinidad and Tobago declares national emergency after ‘mystery’ oil spill
Wednesday, 14 February 2024

Cleanup has begun in Trinidad and Tobago after a large oil spill near the twin-island nation caused by a mysterious capsized vessel.

Iliad Catamarans appoints exclusive USA dealer
Iliad Catamarans appoints exclusive USA dealer
Wednesday, 14 February 2024

Iliad Catamarans has appointed Atlantic Yacht & Ship as the brand’s exclusive dealer in the United States and The Bahamas.

Underwater world celebrated with new set of stamps
Underwater world celebrated with new set of stamps
Wednesday, 14 February 2024

The Isle of Man Post Office has announced the release of “Marine Mosaics” by acclaimed artist Kimmy McHarrie. This captivating stamp collection, set to launch on March 7th, 2024, offers a breath-taking glimpse into the mesmerising worl...

Prometheus Sailing expands UK charter fleet
Prometheus Sailing expands UK charter fleet
Wednesday, 14 February 2024

British charter business and operator of the Sunsail charter fleet in the UK, Prometheus Sailing, has expanded its fleet of modern Sunsail 41.0 yachts in the UK.

Historic RNLI photographs brought to life in colour for 200th birthday
Historic RNLI photographs brought to life in colour for 200th birthday
Wednesday, 14 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.

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