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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.

National D-Day 80 Commemorative Event in Portsmouth in Pictures
National D-Day 80 Commemorative Event in Portsmouth in Pictures
Wednesday, 05 June 2024

The Ministry of Defence hosted the UK’s National commemorative event for the 80th anniversary for D-Day on Southsea Common in Portsmouth.

Greek Government revises Maritime Laws for non-EU vessels
Greek Government revises Maritime Laws for non-EU vessels
Wednesday, 05 June 2024

Greek Government revises Maritime Laws for non-EU vessels following Cruising Association’s successful lobbying efforts.

Environmental Commitment at Sea Angling Classic community event
Environmental Commitment at Sea Angling Classic community event
Wednesday, 05 June 2024

Supported by headline sponsors Yamaha Motor UK and Extreme Boats, the 4th edition of Sea Angling Classic’s Crabbies’ Competition and Shoreline Clean Up will take place at Portchester Sailing Club on 8 June 2024.

Spanish project turns PWCs into five-metre boats
Spanish project turns PWCs into five-metre boats
Wednesday, 05 June 2024

Jet skis are about to get a new use – as boats. A prototype has been launched and tested in Spain that claims to transform a jet ski into a five-metre boat with room for six additional passengers. It’s called ONE 16 and will be availa...

British Marine sets out priorities for new government, including weddings at sea
British Marine sets out priorities for new government, including weddings at sea
Wednesday, 05 June 2024

British Marine has submitted its ‘interventions’ to all political parties which it believes would most help the leisure marine industry’s economic growth during the course of the next Parliament. The list covers a swathe of meas...

Lumishore secures distribution in Poland
Lumishore secures distribution in Poland
Wednesday, 05 June 2024

Lumishore, a leading manufacturer of high-performance marine LED lighting systems, has named Parker Poland as the exclusive distributor of its leisure marine range of advanced above and below water lights and systems in Poland.

Groupe Beneteau appoints chairwoman
Groupe Beneteau appoints chairwoman
Wednesday, 05 June 2024

Following Groupe Beneteau’s annual general meeting on 4 June, the board of directors has elected Catherine Pourre as chairwoman of the board of Groupe Beneteau.

E&P Marine appoints Louis Diaz to help manufacturers position brands
E&P Marine appoints Louis Diaz to help manufacturers position brands
Wednesday, 05 June 2024

E&P Marine has recently appointed Louis Diaz as vice president of sales and new business development. The company offers wholesale representation for marine manufacturers and has expanded to offer worldwide representation in recent years (it ...

Marine safety firm Daniamant acquires Marker and Strobe Lights
Marine safety firm Daniamant acquires Marker and Strobe Lights
Wednesday, 05 June 2024

Maritime safety manufacturer, Daniamant, has announced its product line expansion and acquisition of innovative Marker and Strobe Lights.

Inland & Coastal to promote its Get Onboard Safely campaign at Seawork 2024
Inland & Coastal to promote its Get Onboard Safely campaign at Seawork 2024
Wednesday, 05 June 2024

Specialists in commercial pontoon and crew transfer vessel berthing Inland & Coastal Marina Systems aims to highlight its Get Onboard Safely message at Seawork 2024, Europe’s largest on-water commercial marine and workboat exhibition....

Nominations open for new RYA Awards
Nominations open for new RYA Awards
Tuesday, 04 June 2024

Nominations are open for the new look RYA Awards, recognising the outstanding contributions made by individuals and RYA affiliated organisations throughout the UK.

Discover Unforgettable On-Water Adventures at the Southampton International Boat Show
Discover Unforgettable On-Water Adventures at the Southampton International Boat Show
Tuesday, 04 June 2024

From stand up paddleboarding to dinghy sailing, the thrill of powerboating to stepping back in time on a classic tall ship. Exhilarating RIB rides to a scenic cruise around the Solent – the Southampton International Boat Show offers visitors...

Volunteers’ Week: Saving Lives at Sea with the RNLI
Volunteers’ Week: Saving Lives at Sea with the RNLI
Tuesday, 04 June 2024

This Volunteers’ Week (3–9 June), the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is celebrating some of the volunteers who have helped the charity save more than 146,000 lives since its foundation in 1824.

OneWater releases statement regarding rumoured MarineMax deal
OneWater releases statement regarding rumoured MarineMax deal
Tuesday, 04 June 2024

OneWater Marine has released a statement following a rumoured deal with MarineMax.

Suntex Marinas completes merger with Almar Marinas
Suntex Marinas completes merger with Almar Marinas
Tuesday, 04 June 2024

Suntex Marina Investors, the largest standalone recreational marina owner in the US by marina count and boat slips, has joined forces with Almar Marinas through the acquisition of four marinas located in Oakland, California.

£4 million redevelopment of Windermere Marina completed
£4 million redevelopment of Windermere Marina completed
Tuesday, 04 June 2024

Marina Projects Limited, a UK-based marina consultancy business, has overseen a £4 million redevelopment of Windermere Marina Village on Lake Windermere, located in the heart of the Lake District National Park. The redevelopment of the faci...

Nominations open for new RYA Awards
Nominations open for new RYA Awards
Tuesday, 04 June 2024

Nominations are now open for the new look RYA Awards, with submissions accepted until 16 September 2024. The RYA Awards recognise the contributions made by individuals and RYA affiliated organisations throughout the UK.

American pontoon boatbuilder names VP of engineering
American pontoon boatbuilder names VP of engineering
Tuesday, 04 June 2024

Bennington, a North American manufacturer of pontoon boats, has appointed Ian Smith as the new vice president of engineering. Smith brings a progressive approach to design and will herald the next evolution of Bennington pontoons.

US superyacht refit and repair firm strengthens sales team
US superyacht refit and repair firm strengthens sales team
Tuesday, 04 June 2024

Superyacht refit and repair company Derecktor Shipyards adds George Whitehouse as sales manager for the company Dania Beach and Fort Pierce facilities.

Telemar opens new office in Spain to support maritime customers
Telemar opens new office in Spain to support maritime customers
Tuesday, 04 June 2024

Marlink Group will provide proactive smart maintenance and data collection services, further enhancing digital possibilities for clients in Spain.

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