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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.

Largest cruise ship in the world – with 19 swimming pools – sets sail
Largest cruise ship in the world – with 19 swimming pools – sets sail
Monday, 21 March 2022

Royal Caribbean’s 236,857GT, 362m long Wonder of the Seas has made its maiden voyage around the Caribbean. Dubbed the largest cruise ship in the world, Wonder of the Seas features 19 swimming pools, 20 restaurants, a casino and its own &lsq...

Sea trials for pioneering hydroelectric generator for yachts
Sea trials for pioneering hydroelectric generator for yachts
Monday, 21 March 2022

Openarc Marine is developing a new approach to onboard generators for use when cruising under sail. Its new hydroelectric technology could have worldwide applications and help to eliminate reliance on fossil fuels for electricity generation at se...

First model of new M-line launched by Prestige
First model of new M-line launched by Prestige
Monday, 21 March 2022

Prestige says its yachts are designed as second residences on the water, and to underpin this its launched the M48, the first model in its new M-line.

Porrima berths at Dubai Harbour on its worldwide sustainability voyage
Porrima berths at Dubai Harbour on its worldwide sustainability voyage
Monday, 21 March 2022

The Swiss experimental vessel powered solely by renewables, Porrima, has made it to Dubai Harbour, as part of its Blue Odyssey journey across five continents. This is its third such journey.

Boat Safety Scheme launches public consultation
Boat Safety Scheme launches public consultation
Monday, 21 March 2022

A public consultation by the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) on proposals to a clarified and improved set of BSS examination checking procedures has opened. The consultation will run until 31 May 2022.

Endurance Discovery Live Global Broadcast Enabled by Inmarsat Fleet Xpress
Endurance Discovery Live Global Broadcast Enabled by Inmarsat Fleet Xpress
Monday, 21 March 2022

Fleet Xpress from Inmarsat provided a high-speed connectivity solution to enable History Hit to broadcast the discovery of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost ship, Endurance, from the Southern Ocean.

Princess V50 makes North American debut
Princess V50 makes North American debut
Monday, 21 March 2022

Princess Yachts says that the North American debut of the all-new Princess V50 will be at this year’s Palm Beach International Boat Show.

The Clipper 2019-20 Race – Race 10: Sailing City · Qingdao Cup
The Clipper 2019-20 Race – Race 10: Sailing City · Qingdao Cup
Sunday, 20 March 2022

The Clipper 2019-20 Race restarted from the Philippines today with the 11 yachts, crewed by non-professional sailors, departing for the North Pacific crossing to Seattle.

Local Children Funded to Develop Sailing Skills and Confidence at Royal Lymington
Local Children Funded to Develop Sailing Skills and Confidence at Royal Lymington
Saturday, 19 March 2022

The Royal Lymington Yacht Club’s new Junior Sailing Development Fund has received sponsorship money to invest in helping local children to develop their sailing skills beyond the Club’s popular Wednesday Ju...

New Zealand added to thrilling SailGP season in four-year deal
New Zealand added to thrilling SailGP season in four-year deal
Friday, 18 March 2022

The SailGP Season 3 calendar has expanded into 2023 with the announcement of two further events including San Francisco and a debut trip to Christchurch for the global championship. 

Outrage as P&O sacks 800 crew: protests at UK ports today
Outrage as P&O sacks 800 crew: protests at UK ports today
Friday, 18 March 2022

Leading UK ferry operator, P&O Ferries, has sacked 800 crew across its entire fleet with no warning and no consultation leading to protests and staff staging sit-ins on Thursday 17 March on board ferries.

Inaugural British Marine National Conference hailed a success
Inaugural British Marine National Conference hailed a success
Friday, 18 March 2022

The inaugural British Marine National Conference concluded on 16 March, following two days of inspirational speakers, networking opportunities and celebrations.

MetalCraft Marine awarded US$43m Navy contract
MetalCraft Marine awarded US$43m Navy contract
Friday, 18 March 2022

US boatbuilder, MetalCraft Marine, is set to sign a US$43.8m contract to support the U.S. Navy. 

‘Inspirational’ 73-year-old climbs Mount Kenya for global sailing charity
‘Inspirational’ 73-year-old climbs Mount Kenya for global sailing charity
Friday, 18 March 2022

A determined fundraiser from Richmond, Surrey, has battled the elements to climb Mount Kenya and raise £3,000 in aid of the Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST).

VIDEO: Alia Yachts delivers new 55m superyacht
VIDEO: Alia Yachts delivers new 55m superyacht
Friday, 18 March 2022

Alia Yachts has released the first photographs and video of Al Waab, following the delivery of the 55m superyacht to her owner.

Oyster Yachts star at London Luxury Afloat
Oyster Yachts star at London Luxury Afloat
Friday, 18 March 2022

Oyster Yachts will be one of the star attractions at London Luxury Afloat, taking place at St. Katharine Docks from 21-24 April.  

Dee Caffari becomes UKSA’s youth and mental health ambassador
Dee Caffari becomes UKSA’s youth and mental health ambassador
Friday, 18 March 2022

UKSA, the maritime charity based in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, has announced Dee Caffari MBE as its youth and mental health ambassador in a newly created role.

Beat the ballot blues 
Beat the ballot blues 
Thursday, 17 March 2022

Missed out on a 2022 TCS London Marathon ballot place?  

‘Yachties for Ukraine’: how to support crew affected by the Ukrainian crisis
‘Yachties for Ukraine’: how to support crew affected by the Ukrainian crisis
Thursday, 17 March 2022

Members of the yacht community have joined forces to offer assistance and shelter to crew affected by the war in Ukraine.

Winners of 2022 British Marine Awards revealed
Winners of 2022 British Marine Awards revealed
Thursday, 17 March 2022

Marine businesses and professionals from across the UK have been celebrated at the British Marine & Boating Business Awards.

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