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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.

Finnish boat builder extends range with new double console model 
Finnish boat builder extends range with new double console model 
Friday, 25 November 2022

Finnish boat builder Buster Boats is extending its popular Buster S range of aluminium boats with the launch of the Buster S2 ready for the 2023 boating season.

SM Group partners with Osculati in UK
SM Group partners with Osculati in UK
Friday, 25 November 2022

Marine electronics distributor SMG has entered into a new trade agreement with Osculati, the Italian nautical accessories distributor. The firms say their new partnership will support SMG trade customers and help Osculati further expand in t...

New owner for Plymouth Yacht Brokers
New owner for Plymouth Yacht Brokers
Friday, 25 November 2022

Plymouth Yacht Brokers has been sold to a private buyer.

Australian industry body launches recreational boating campaign
Australian industry body launches recreational boating campaign
Friday, 25 November 2022

The Boating Industry Association Ltd (BIA) has launched its new Discover Boating campaign, ‘See You Out There’, ahead of what it expects to be a busy summer season in Australia.

Dart RNLI launches £1.2m fundraising appeal
Dart RNLI launches £1.2m fundraising appeal
Friday, 25 November 2022

Dart RNLI, one of the busiest lifeboat stations in Devon, has put out its own call for help with the launch of a new fundraising appeal.

Nominations open for YJA Yachtsman of the Year
Nominations open for YJA Yachtsman of the Year
Friday, 25 November 2022

Nominations for the YJA Yachtsman of the Year and the YJA Young Sailor of the Year awards are now open for 2022.

Winners of Trouvé e-boat awards revealed
Winners of Trouvé e-boat awards revealed
Thursday, 24 November 2022

The third annual Gustave Trouvé Awards for Excellence in Electric Boats and Boating – ‘The Gussies’ – has announced the recipients of its 2022 honours. 

Inside ‘HMS Wag’: England football’s plus-ones enjoy £1bn Qatar cruise ship
Inside ‘HMS Wag’: England football’s plus-ones enjoy £1bn Qatar cruise ship
Thursday, 24 November 2022

The ‘world’s newest cruise ship’, docked off the coast of Doha in Qatar, offers guests unabashed luxury, including crystal staircases, expensive jewellery shops, snow rooms and a 24-hour butler service.

‘It was a real challenge’: Yoann Richomme wins Route du Rhum
‘It was a real challenge’: Yoann Richomme wins Route du Rhum
Thursday, 24 November 2022

French skipper Yoann Richomme has won the 12th edition of the Route du Rhum solo transatlantic race, crossing the finish line yesterday (23 November 2022) with his newbuild Lombard Lift 40 V2 Paprec-Arkea at 16:23:40 UTC to win in the Class40, fr...

NBA star Tony Parker’s explorer yacht delivered
NBA star Tony Parker’s explorer yacht delivered
Thursday, 24 November 2022

Infinity Nine, the second of the Kando series of contemporary explorer yachts from AvA Yachts, has been delivered to its owner NBA basketball star Tony Parker.

MCM appoints new business director
MCM appoints new business director
Thursday, 24 November 2022

MCM, superyacht builders from Newport, Rhode Island, is expanding. It’s appointed the excellently named Bolt LaMotte in the role of business director among a number of other new hires. This means MCM is expanding its yacht-management office...

Dorset marine tech founder named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’
Dorset marine tech founder named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’
Thursday, 24 November 2022

Jelte Liebrand, founder of marine technology company Savvy Navvy, has been recognised as ‘Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2022.

Roam launches dedicated superyacht landing craft
Roam launches dedicated superyacht landing craft
Thursday, 24 November 2022

Roam has launched its latest design, a landing craft. This complements the existing offering of shadow boats, adventure RIBs, beachlanders and inflatable boats that the brand — by Superyacht Tenders and Toys — already offers.

Edorado opens funding round for electric powerboat
Edorado opens funding round for electric powerboat
Wednesday, 23 November 2022

After years of engineering and testing Dutch company Edorado is now raising €1.75M to finalise construction of its first commercial powerboat — the Edorado 8S. This is an 8m all-electric, digitally connected powerboat with proprietary ...

Industry interview: Princess Yachts’ Will Green talks delays, price strategy and future growth
Industry interview: Princess Yachts’ Will Green talks delays, price strategy and future growth
Wednesday, 23 November 2022

Princess Yachts’ executive director sales & marketing, Will Green, reflects on seismic shifts impacting the leisure marine market

NMMA Canada seeks new president
NMMA Canada seeks new president
Wednesday, 23 November 2022

NMMA Canada is seeking a new president after Sara Anghel announced she has accepted the role of president/CEO for the Greater Toronto Hotel Association. She will remain involved until 7 December 2022.

Mercury Marine earns zero-waste designation
Mercury Marine earns zero-waste designation
Wednesday, 23 November 2022

Mercury Marine has gained a zero-waste-to-landfill designation for its Plant 7 manufacturing operation in St. Cloud, Florida.

Laser sailor scoops Yachting Excellence Award in NZ
Laser sailor scoops Yachting Excellence Award in NZ
Wednesday, 23 November 2022

New Zealander Tom Saunders has received the Orbit World Travel Sailor of the Year Award, at the annual Aon Yachting Excellence Awards in Auckland.

Barrus, Fairline, Axopar and more join 2023 BoatLife show
Barrus, Fairline, Axopar and more join 2023 BoatLife show
Wednesday, 23 November 2022

The organisers of BoatLife 2023 say that the second edition of the show is shaping up to be an “action-packed event” with many new brands exhibiting.

Cunard partners with Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Cunard partners with Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Wednesday, 23 November 2022

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced a new partnership with the nonprofit Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS).

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