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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.

British soldier ‘stalked’ by shark during solo Atlantic row
British soldier ‘stalked’ by shark during solo Atlantic row
Wednesday, 13 April 2022

An astonishing photo captures a six-foot whitetip shark lurking beneath the boat of a man as he rows solo across the Atlantic.

P&O ferry detained over a ‘number of deficiencies’
P&O ferry detained over a ‘number of deficiencies’
Wednesday, 13 April 2022

A P&O ferry has been detained by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, after an inspection found “a number of deficiencies”.

MarineMax invests in online marine retailer
MarineMax invests in online marine retailer
Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Recreational boat retailer MarineMax has invested in Boatzon, a 100 percent online boat and marine retailer.  

Volvo Penta launched Assisted Docking retrofit option
Volvo Penta launched Assisted Docking retrofit option
Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Volvo Penta is launching its Assisted Docking system as a retrofit upgrade for many yacht owners with Volvo Penta IPS (inboard performance system), from the year 2012 and onwards.

Premier Agapi Boat Club to host open day in Chichester
Premier Agapi Boat Club to host open day in Chichester
Wednesday, 13 April 2022

The Premier Agapi Boat Club will host an open day on Sunday 1 May at its new base at Chichester Marina.

Berg Propulsion expands business in Turkey
Berg Propulsion expands business in Turkey
Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Berg Propulsion has opened new offices in Istanbul to develop its regional presence, led by newly appointed general manager of Berg Propulsion Eurasia, Mustafa Müslüm.

Sunseeker on Show a huge success
Sunseeker on Show a huge success
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

The inaugural ‘Sunseeker on Show’ event hosted by Sunseeker London Group has drawn to a close. Clients and dealers travelled from around the world to visit shipyard headquarters in Poole, where a 10-day event showcasing the latest Suns...

MS sailors embark on Oceans of Hope Challenge with Tall Ships Youth Trust
MS sailors embark on Oceans of Hope Challenge with Tall Ships Youth Trust
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

A crew of 13 sailors with multiple sclerosis set sail on 9 April on an eight-day adventure from Portsmouth to Belfast, on board an iconic 72ft Challenger yacht with Tall Ships Youth Trust.

PREMIER AGAPI BOAT CLUB OPEN DAY
PREMIER AGAPI BOAT CLUB OPEN DAY
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Discover the pleasures of high-end subscription boating at the Premier Agapi Boat Club Open Day on 1 May, at its new UK club base at Chichester Marina.

Marine Academy opens as part of £75m development
Marine Academy opens as part of £75m development
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

A new marine academy that aims to close the skills gap and meet the demands of a changing marine and maritime sector has officially opened on the banks of the River Dart.

SailGP launches ticket sales for Great Britain Sail Grand Prix
SailGP launches ticket sales for Great Britain Sail Grand Prix
Tuesday, 12 April 2022 Tickets are on sale for the SailGP which returns to Plymouth – Britain’s Ocean City – for the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix over 30 – 31 July. In the third event in the global championship’s calendar, following Bermuda ...
Festival of the Sea at the Royal Hospital School
Festival of the Sea at the Royal Hospital School
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

The Royal Hospital School (RHS) in Holbrook, Ipswich is delighted to be partnering with the Festival of Suffolk to host its own Festival of the Sea.

Gunwharf Quays and Ahead Partnership announce the winners of their 2022 ‘Made in Portsmouth’ challenge
Gunwharf Quays and Ahead Partnership announce the winners of their 2022 ‘Made in Portsmouth’ challenge
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Team Welfare from Mayfield School have been announced as the winners of the 2022 ‘Made in Portsmouth’ sustainability focused enterprise challenge.

Shakespeare® Marine brings manufacturing back to the UK
Shakespeare® Marine brings manufacturing back to the UK
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Shakespeare® Marine has announced it is bringing manufacturing back to the UK for a selection of its best-selling VHF antennas.

Seized yacht Kahu will go on sale in 24-hour online auction
Seized yacht Kahu will go on sale in 24-hour online auction
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

A luxury yacht that was being used to smuggle over two tonnes of cocaine, worth around £160m, into the UK will be sold at auction later this month. The 120ft yacht Kahu is going up for sale in a timed online auction through Wilson’s ...

Volvo Group comments on impact of Ukraine crisis
Volvo Group comments on impact of Ukraine crisis
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Volvo Penta’s parent company Volvo Group has issued a statement on the financial impact of the continuing Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Kreisel Electric: new plans and latest on John Deere deal
Kreisel Electric: new plans and latest on John Deere deal
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Markus Kreisel, managing director of Kreisel Electric, chats to Marine Industry News about the electric battery manufacturer’s next steps.

Candela begins Benelux expansion
Candela begins Benelux expansion
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Candela’s electric boats are making their way to the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg thanks to an exclusive partnership with Benelux electric boat reseller The Green Wave.

Pains Wessex launches sustainable flare packs
Pains Wessex launches sustainable flare packs
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Pains Wessex, part of the Wescom Group which manufactures pyrotechnics for the commercial and leisure marine markets, has launched a sustainable flare pack.

Spirit Yachts to hold first regatta in Guernsey
Spirit Yachts to hold first regatta in Guernsey
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Classic yacht design and build company Spirit Yachts has revealed the details of its first ever regatta, taking place from 25 June to 2 July in Guernsey. The Spirit 2022 Regatta is now open for entries and will see a fleet of Spirit yachts take o...

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