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Training academy for Australian superyacht industry answers ‘unprecedented’ demand
Training academy for Australian superyacht industry answers ‘unprecedented’ demand
Monday, 08 August 2022

A new specialised training academy has been established at the epicentre of the booming superyacht industry on the Gold Coast to support record growth and demand for workers as local and international buyers continue to splash out on luxury marin...

New partnership advances wind propulsion for ships
New partnership advances wind propulsion for ships
Monday, 08 August 2022

Two maritime energy companies, GT Green Technologies and Pei Tech, have announced a new partnership to create technology-based solutions that combine the most promising developments in green propulsion, benefiting global shipping operations.

UK timber company selected by TMT Marine
UK timber company selected by TMT Marine
Monday, 08 August 2022

Bristol-based timber importer and machining specialist, Robbins Timber has been appointed as the sole UK and Ireland distributor for TMT Marine, a sustainably sourced timber product.

Ocean Safety reveals plans for SIBS
Ocean Safety reveals plans for SIBS
Monday, 08 August 2022

Ocean Safety, specialist in the supply, distribution, service and hire of marine safety equipment, will be offering expert safety advice and showcasing its range of lifesaving products at the Southampton International Boat Show, 16-25 September 2...

Kraken Technology Group and Thales join forces
Kraken Technology Group and Thales join forces
Monday, 08 August 2022

British maritime technology company Kraken Technology Group (KTG) has announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Thales, the French electrical systems company, for the ongoing development and provision of bespoke systems for...

Dunkirk rescue boat sets sail on new mission to help people struggling with addiction in Scotland
Dunkirk rescue boat sets sail on new mission to help people struggling with addiction in Scotland
Saturday, 06 August 2022

A boat that played a part in the mass evacuation of Dunkirk is continuing to save lives thanks to an addiction recovery project in Scotland.

WATCH: Jeff Bezos’ megayacht steals away in depth of night
WATCH: Jeff Bezos’ megayacht steals away in depth of night
Friday, 05 August 2022

Jeff Bezos’ megayacht has made a stealthy escape in the middle of the night after months of controversy following a request to dismantle an historic bridge in Rotterdam. 

Gosport Heritage Open Days
Gosport Heritage Open Days
Friday, 05 August 2022 This year’s Heritage Open Days, 9 – 18 September, features 23 new, interesting events coming for Gosport residents and visitors to enjoy.  Some are linked to Gosport’s Astounding Inventions such as the first commercial yachts...
Free water safety skills for 6K kids following tragedy
Free water safety skills for 6K kids following tragedy
Friday, 05 August 2022

A legacy fund in memory of a man who tragically drowned in 2015 has allowed almost 6,000 children to learn free water safety skills as part of the Swim Safe programme offered by The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and Swim England.

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Entries open for SIBS Exhibitor Environmental Award 2022
Entries open for SIBS Exhibitor Environmental Award 2022
Friday, 05 August 2022

Nominations are now open for the Southampton International Boat Show Exhibitor Environmental Awards 2022.

Three new marine parks created in Western Australia
Three new marine parks created in Western Australia
Friday, 05 August 2022

The Australian government has established three new Kimberley marine parks totalling 600,000 hectares in the Buccaneer archipelago – a group of islands off the coast of Western Australia (WA). The parks consist of the Bardi Jawi Gaarra, May...

Chasing Tokyo documentary reveals rollercoaster journey of British Olympic sailors
Chasing Tokyo documentary reveals rollercoaster journey of British Olympic sailors
Friday, 05 August 2022

The rollercoaster journey of the British Sailing Team and its Tokyo 2020 athletes is revealed in new behind-the-scenes film Chasing Tokyo.

RYA appoints new directors
RYA appoints new directors
Friday, 05 August 2022

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has announced the appointment of two new directors. This autumn, Nick Scott will take up the position of director of racing, while Mark Robinson MBE assumes a new role as performance director following the Bri...

Rare fluorescent sea slug found in UK waters for the first time
Rare fluorescent sea slug found in UK waters for the first time
Friday, 05 August 2022

An extremely rare fluorescent sea slug has been spotted off the coast of the Isles of Scilly.  According to Cornwall Wildlife Trust and the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, this is the first sighting of the species in the ...

Sailfish Boats expands dealer network
Sailfish Boats expands dealer network
Friday, 05 August 2022

Sailfish Boats, based in Cairo, Georgia, has increased its dealership network with partners in the US and Canada.

VIDEO: Sailor survives 16 hours in capsized boat in Atlantic
VIDEO: Sailor survives 16 hours in capsized boat in Atlantic
Thursday, 04 August 2022

A French sailor, aged 62, has survived 16 hours in an air bubble inside his capsized sailing boat in the Atlantic Ocean in a feat the Spanish coastguard has labelled as ‘verging on impossible’.

Boom in new boaters: survey reveals British boating highs
Boom in new boaters: survey reveals British boating highs
Thursday, 04 August 2022

British Marine has issued the latest Boating and Boat Ownership survey, for the period 2020-2021, where nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of participants taking part in boating-related and on-water activities in 2020 did so for the first time.

America’s Cup base allocations: Team NZ first to pick
America’s Cup base allocations: Team NZ first to pick
Thursday, 04 August 2022

Bases are being allocated for the 2024 America’s Cup in the host venue, Barcelona, with Emirates Team New Zealand first to pick its base followed by INEOS Team Britannia.

SBS BoatLife 2023: changes afoot for next show
SBS BoatLife 2023: changes afoot for next show
Thursday, 04 August 2022

SBS BoatLife 2023, running 16-19 February 2023 at NEC Birmingham, will introduce a dedicated fishing village in association with Reel Masters at next year’s event.

Cummins posts record Q2 results despite supply chain issues
Cummins posts record Q2 results despite supply chain issues
Thursday, 04 August 2022

US-based producer of marine engines and generators, Cummins has recorded second quarter revenues of $6.6 billion – an increase of 8 per cent on the same quarter in 2021.

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