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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.

Neptune Awards adds new category
Neptune Awards adds new category
Wednesday, 14 December 2022

Marine Marketers of America (MMA) and Informa Markets have confirmed that the 2022 Neptune Awards will feature a new category dedicated to “Boat Show Marketing”.

Legendary 77-year-old tall ship sent to scrap
Legendary 77-year-old tall ship sent to scrap
Tuesday, 13 December 2022

A three-masted tall ship, which has been used in films including Treasure Island, Count of Monte-Cristo, and Alice in Wonderland, has been sent to the scrapyard after almost eight decades on the water.

Brunswick expands in Indiana with new fibreglass facility
Brunswick expands in Indiana with new fibreglass facility
Tuesday, 13 December 2022

Brunswick Corporation is expanding its Fort Wayne manufacturing facility with a new 17,000 sq ft freestanding building next to its existing facility.

‘Groundbreaking’ Solent restoration project secures £4m grant
‘Groundbreaking’ Solent restoration project secures £4m grant
Tuesday, 13 December 2022

A group of ten organisations working in the Solent area have secured a $5m (£4.07m) grant to restore seagrass meadows, oyster reefs, saltmarsh and seabird nesting habitat across the region.

Wider’s new home set to open early 2023
Wider’s new home set to open early 2023
Tuesday, 13 December 2022

It’s been less than a year since the building plans for Wider‘s new shipyard in Fano were announced and seemingly the heavy foundation work is almost complete. The 18,000-sqm seafront site between the fishing port and the tourist mari...

Technohull presents Omega 48 yacht
Technohull presents Omega 48 yacht
Tuesday, 13 December 2022

Greek boatbuilder Technohull has revealed the latest model in its range: the Omega 48, which is expected to launch in mid-2023.

Jeanneau to unveil second model in dayboat line
Jeanneau to unveil second model in dayboat line
Tuesday, 13 December 2022

French sailing yacht and motorboat manufacturer Jeanneau will unveil its new DB/37 dayboat for the first time at boot Düsseldorf, 21-29 January 2023.

New Zealand SailGP announces events partner
New Zealand SailGP announces events partner
Tuesday, 13 December 2022

With under 100 days to go until the inaugural New Zealand Sail Grand Prix, SailGP has announced a multi-year, national partnership with Kiwi brand ITM.

January 2023 BoatBid - Open for Entries
January 2023 BoatBid - Open for Entries
Tuesday, 13 December 2022

We are excited to announce the date for our January 2023 BoatBid auction. The first BoatBid of 2023 will commence;

WATCH: Emirates Team New Zealand breaks wind-powered speed record
WATCH: Emirates Team New Zealand breaks wind-powered speed record
Monday, 12 December 2022

Emirates Team New Zealand and land speed pilot Glenn Ashby have successfully sailed Horonuku, their wind-powered land yacht, at a world-record speed of 222.4km/h.

‘I’m grateful to be alive’: Diver’s close call with boat caught on camera
‘I’m grateful to be alive’: Diver’s close call with boat caught on camera
Monday, 12 December 2022

A scuba diver in Hawaii has escaped injury, despite being run over by a boat while surfacing after a dive.

DAME Award-winning safety device goes on sale
DAME Award-winning safety device goes on sale
Monday, 12 December 2022

Ocean Signal’s DAME Award-winning rescueME PLB3 personal locator beacon has been approved for sale and is available in the UK and Europe.

‘Thor’ the walrus spotted napping on Hampshire beach
‘Thor’ the walrus spotted napping on Hampshire beach
Monday, 12 December 2022

A walrus nicknamed ‘Thor’ has been spotted resting on a Hampshire beach, prompting warnings that the public should keep away from it.

New president and dealers for Vanderbilt Luxury Pontoons
New president and dealers for Vanderbilt Luxury Pontoons
Monday, 12 December 2022

Vanderbilt Luxury Pontoons has appointed Patrick M. Delaney to the role of president. The news comes as the company reveals it has added several new US dealers to its roster.

VIDEO: Oyster installs Yanmar on larger yachts
VIDEO: Oyster installs Yanmar on larger yachts
Monday, 12 December 2022

Following installations on the 50-foot Oyster 495 bluewater cruiser, British boatbuilder Oyster Yachts has now selected the Yanmar engine to be a standard fit for the 60-foot Oyster 565 and 595 yachts.

‘Wellbeing on the water’: Arcadia presents 29-metre A96
‘Wellbeing on the water’: Arcadia presents 29-metre A96
Monday, 12 December 2022

It’s arguably easier to achieve ‘wellbeing’ aboard your luxury yacht than pretty much anywhere else.

Three fishermen missing after collision off Jersey coast
Three fishermen missing after collision off Jersey coast
Friday, 09 December 2022

Three men are missing after their fishing boat is believed to have sunk off the west coast of Jersey following a collision with a cargo ferry.

Typhoon makes RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show debut
Typhoon makes RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show debut
Friday, 09 December 2022

Typhoon International is exhibiting at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show for the first time, 25-26 February 2023, a move which it says reinforces its commitment to dinghy sailors and watersport enthusiasts.

Recyclable Optimist begins production
Recyclable Optimist begins production
Friday, 09 December 2022

Following the launch of its recyclable Optimist in Summer 2022, Northern Light Composites (nlcomp) and not-for-profit Clean Sailors are asking sailing clubs around the world to apply to own one of the first ecoOptimists. The boats will be built i...

savvy navvy, Quad Lock and Beyonder team-up
savvy navvy, Quad Lock and Beyonder team-up
Friday, 09 December 2022

Three global marine companies are collaborating to enhance boaters’ experiences on the water.

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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.

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