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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.

RYA Joining Points enjoy double commission in October
RYA Joining Points enjoy double commission in October
Thursday, 23 September 2021

Throughout October, clubs, training centres and marine organisations signed up to the RYA Joining Point programme will enjoy double commission for every new RYA member they introduce. 

Fairline Yachts unveils re-imagined Squadron 68
Fairline Yachts unveils re-imagined Squadron 68
Thursday, 23 September 2021

Fairline Yachts, announces details of its new Squadron 68, set to launch in November 2021 and to be displayed for the first time at Boot Dusseldorf in January 2022.

Dromeas Yachts grows senior management  team
Dromeas Yachts grows senior management team
Thursday, 23 September 2021

High-tech semi-custom powerboat builder, Dromeas Yachts, has appointed Troy Penfold as production director.

VIDEO: Runaway boat circles dangerously close to shore
VIDEO: Runaway boat circles dangerously close to shore
Wednesday, 22 September 2021

A marine unit RIB chased down a runaway boat in St Petersburg, Florida, last week after the boat’s helmsman was thrown overboard.

E1 Series partners with Navico and unveils electric RaceBird
E1 Series partners with Navico and unveils electric RaceBird
Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Navico has announced a partnership with the E1 Series, the world’s first electric powerboating championship, and will integrate Simrad electronics and C-MAP chart technology in the championship’s RaceBird hydrofoil boats.

California coast turns into shipping ‘car park’ as ports still full
California coast turns into shipping ‘car park’ as ports still full
Wednesday, 22 September 2021

The southern California coastline resembles a container freight car park with a record number of ships being forced to drift off the coast as berth spaces continue to be full and ports are unable to welcome and offload them.

Brunswick buys electrical wire harnessing supplier
Brunswick buys electrical wire harnessing supplier
Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Brunswick Corporation has acquired SemahTronix, a global supplier of electrical wiring harnesses for advanced products in the marine, mobile, and defence industries.

Bob Sims joins Aquafax
Bob Sims joins Aquafax
Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Aquafax, the UK distributor of technical marine equipment, has recruited Bob Sims to the team. Sims will be responsible for providing technical support to Aquafax’s trade partners, focusing on its marine electronics portfolio, B&G, Lowr...

Jordan’s new cruise terminal – gateway to the Red Sea
Jordan’s new cruise terminal – gateway to the Red Sea
Wednesday, 22 September 2021

AD Ports Group has signed a heads of terms agreement with the Aqaba Development Corporation that will see AD Ports Group establish a state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Marsa Zayed in Aqaba.

Recently Sold - Hardy Mariner 25
Recently Sold - Hardy Mariner 25
Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Boatshed Isle of Wight recently sold this 1999 Hardy Mariner 25.

Consortium tackles decarbonisation of cross-Channel ferry fleet
Consortium tackles decarbonisation of cross-Channel ferry fleet
Wednesday, 22 September 2021

A seven-month project, entitled the Dover Clean Ferry Power, will analyse how much net-zero energy can be stored and delivered in-harbour and is a collaboration between the Port of Dover, P&O Ferries, WMG, and Schneider Electric, led by Kent ...

Free eco-friendly exercise at MDL Fitness’ open weekend
Free eco-friendly exercise at MDL Fitness’ open weekend
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

MDL Fitness is hosting a free open weekend at its first eco gym on the 2 – 3 October 2021.

Mayflower Marina wins Coastal Marina of the Year
Mayflower Marina wins Coastal Marina of the Year
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Plymouth’s Mayflower Marina has won The Yacht Harbour Association’s 2021 Coastal Marina of the Year Award (over 250 berths).

Gimson and Burnet back up Olympic medal with European Nacra 17 title
Gimson and Burnet back up Olympic medal with European Nacra 17 title
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Britain’s John Gimson and Anna Burnet added the Nacra 17 European Championship title to their Tokyo 2020 silver in a commanding performance in Thessaloniki, Greece.

The Vendée Arctic – Les Sables d’Olonne 2022
The Vendée Arctic – Les Sables d’Olonne 2022
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

The “Arctic Vendée Les Sables-d’Olonne” will leave from Port Olona on June 12, 2022.

YATCO acquires BoatDeck and YachtandBoat
YATCO acquires BoatDeck and YachtandBoat
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

YATCO, the online multiple listing service for buying, selling and chartering yachts, has completed the acquisition of BoatDeck and YachtAndBoat, two of the largest providers of marine websites and lead generation technology in the Asia Pacific r...

Cornwall fisherman questions ‘absurd’ tracking system for small boats
Cornwall fisherman questions ‘absurd’ tracking system for small boats
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

The government has said it plans for all fishing boats registered in the EU, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland to be required to host a Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) to fish in English waters. Despite there being no timetable for this regula...

Boston Whaler appoints new president
Boston Whaler appoints new president
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Kris Neff is replacing Nick Stickler as president of Boston Whaler. Stickler moves to a new role as vice president, category management and strategic planning for Mercury Marine.

Mastervolt launches four new ‘quieter and lighter’ smart charger options
Mastervolt launches four new ‘quieter and lighter’ smart charger options
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Mastervolt has introduced new smart charging options as new models join the ChargeMaster suite of battery chargers.

Crew change crisis: Bjørn Højgaard blames ports and nations
Crew change crisis: Bjørn Højgaard blames ports and nations
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Seafarers have been responsible for transporting essentials such as food and medical supplies across the globe, which became a lot tougher during the pandemic but over a year later, the shipping industry is still plagued by obstacles such as trav...

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