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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.

New York Yacht Club American Magic Announces Youth Team for the Youth America’s Cup 2024
New York Yacht Club American Magic Announces Youth Team for the Youth America’s Cup 2024
Thursday, 18 July 2024

New York Yacht Club American Magic has introduced the youth team that will represent the United States at the UniCredit Youth America’s Cup. This lineup features some of the best sailing talent in the country, set to compete against 11 other...

The Ocean Race Atlantic is set to launch in 2026
The Ocean Race Atlantic is set to launch in 2026
Thursday, 18 July 2024

The Ocean Race is announcing a new transatlantic, fully-crewed race for the IMOCA class for the summer of 2026. The event is a celebration of the ocean and ocean health initiatives, and a showcase for top-level sport, and the teams and sailors who...

RYA leading the way with GPS race tech
RYA leading the way with GPS race tech
Thursday, 18 July 2024

The Royal Yachting Association, in collaboration with the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, is extending its use of robotic race mark technology at national and high-level events throughout the 2024 season.

Contest Yachts partners with Ancasta Group to strengthen presence in the UK
Contest Yachts partners with Ancasta Group to strengthen presence in the UK
Thursday, 18 July 2024

Dutch bluewater yacht builder Contest Yachts has partnered with the Ancasta Group to form Contest Yachts UK

High-quality competition at the Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta
High-quality competition at the Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta
Thursday, 18 July 2024

Following a lively Friday evening Champagne Taittinger Reception party on the waterfront lawns of the RSYC in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, the first day of racing in the 16th edition of The Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta (12-14 July) on Sa...

100,582 butterflies spotted in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight last summer, can the region beat that this year?
100,582 butterflies spotted in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight last summer, can the region beat that this year?
Thursday, 18 July 2024

Last summer, citizen scientists in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight spotted 100,582 butterflies and day-flying moths during the Big Butterfly Count. Wildlife conservation charity, Butterfly Conservation, is issuing a rallying cry to people in the r...

Paris mayor swims in Seine amid water safety fears
Paris mayor swims in Seine amid water safety fears
Thursday, 18 July 2024

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has taken a plunge in the River Seine to demonstrate that it is clean and prepared for the upcoming 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which will start later this month.

METSTRADE reveals details of redesigned Superyacht Forum
METSTRADE reveals details of redesigned Superyacht Forum
Thursday, 18 July 2024

Organisers of the annual METSTRADE trade show have revealed details of the newly redesigned Superyacht Forum, which will take place from 18 to 19 November 2024 in Amsterdam.

Boating Intelligence: Brunswick launches next-gen AI research lab
Boating Intelligence: Brunswick launches next-gen AI research lab
Thursday, 18 July 2024

Brunswick Corporation has revealed details of Boating Intelligence, a new initiative to incorporate AI features into its products.

Wescom hires head of sales for electronics
Wescom hires head of sales for electronics
Thursday, 18 July 2024

Survival solutions manufacturer Wescom Group has appointed David Mossman as its head of sales for electronics.

Safer beaches app rolled out across Cornwall
Safer beaches app rolled out across Cornwall
Thursday, 18 July 2024

The free MyCoast beach information app is now live across all 60 RNLI Lifeguarded beaches in Cornwall, on the UK’s south coast. It provides users with real-time information alongside built-in safety parameters provided by the RNLI.

Mack Boring parts ways with Oxe Diesel Engines
Mack Boring parts ways with Oxe Diesel Engines
Thursday, 18 July 2024

Mack Boring & Parts Co. has discontinued its representation of Oxe Diesel Engines.

Hurley Marine appoints exclusive distributor in Spain
Hurley Marine appoints exclusive distributor in Spain
Thursday, 18 July 2024

Michigan-based dinghy davit manufacturer Hurley Marine has appointed Recambios Marinos as its exclusive distributor in Spain.

Crowdfunding: Rescue of Clarion of Wight
Crowdfunding: Rescue of Clarion of Wight
Thursday, 18 July 2024

Clarion of Wight was destined for the chain saw but thanks to the intervention of a benefactor it can be saved.

SUNSAIL ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL CHARTER SAILING PARTNER
SUNSAIL ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL CHARTER SAILING PARTNER
Wednesday, 17 July 2024

Cowes Week Limited (CWL), the organisation behind Cowes Week, has announced that yacht chartering company, Sunsail is their Official Charter Sailing Partner for the 2024 Regatta.

LifeJacket Skin Protection Partners with Southampton International Boat Show
LifeJacket Skin Protection Partners with Southampton International Boat Show
Wednesday, 17 July 2024

LifeJacket Skin Protection has been appointed as the Official Skin Protection Partner for the Southampton International Boat Show 2024. Increasing awareness of skin health in boaters, LifeJacket will be presenting on The Foredeck Stage, providing ...

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and Spinlock extend partnership for five more years
Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and Spinlock extend partnership for five more years
Wednesday, 17 July 2024

Young cancer survivors will benefit from Spinlock’s continued support of Dame Ellen MacArthur’s cancer charity. The Isle of Wight-based marine design and manufacturing company will provide lifejackets for all young people joining Ellen...

How to find, and work with, marine distributors
How to find, and work with, marine distributors
Wednesday, 17 July 2024

MIN often receives news from Shakespeare Marine about the latest distributor added to its roster, so who better to offer advice for companies wondering how to find a marine distributor?

Pulse 63 supports Running Out of Time Climate Relay
Pulse 63 supports Running Out of Time Climate Relay
Wednesday, 17 July 2024

As part of its support of Running Out of Time’s Climate Relay from Ben Nevis to Big Ben in London, RS Marine Group is proud to have taken part in the Portsmouth leg of the relay, where its high-performance Pulse 63 electric RIB was put throu...

Set sail with a spectacular line-up of sailing boats at the Southampton International Boat Show
Set sail with a spectacular line-up of sailing boats at the Southampton International Boat Show
Wednesday, 17 July 2024

Sailing boats of every shape and size will be on display at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show (SIBS).  With over 350 vessels located on the water within Europe’s largest purpose-built show marina, and even more to...

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