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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.

Silent-Yachts launches carbon-fibre electric tender
Silent-Yachts launches carbon-fibre electric tender
Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Silent-Yachts, builder of solar-electric yachts, has revealed its first dedicated tender design — the Silent Tender 400.

VIDEO: 33m Gulf Craft yacht hits reef in Qatar
VIDEO: 33m Gulf Craft yacht hits reef in Qatar
Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Videos circulating on social media show people attempting to save the stricken 33m Gulf Craft motor yacht Lusail Queen after it ran aground in Doha, Qatar.

YETI launches tool to track superyacht emissions
YETI launches tool to track superyacht emissions
Tuesday, 22 November 2022

The first version of the Yacht Environmental Transparency Index (YETI) was launched at this year’s METSTRADE and shared with key members of the industry.

Industry spotlight: the rise of retrofitting
Industry spotlight: the rise of retrofitting
Tuesday, 22 November 2022

‘Retrofit’, ‘refurb’ and ‘recycle’ are all parts of the circular economy’s language and are key tenets of the environmental push, which is slowly changing the way consumers buy across all industries. ...

Emotive photo wins Yacht Racing Image contest
Emotive photo wins Yacht Racing Image contest
Tuesday, 22 November 2022

The winners of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image photography competition have been announced at a prize-giving ceremony in Malta.

JST announces tall ship voyages for 2023
JST announces tall ship voyages for 2023
Tuesday, 22 November 2022

The Southampton-based sailing charity Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) has revealed a brand-new voyage programme for summer 2023.

Sunseeker wins innovative marketing award
Sunseeker wins innovative marketing award
Tuesday, 22 November 2022

The ‘Sunseeker Famous Five’ campaign, developed by the Sunseeker International in-house marketing department, has won the ‘Best Use of Innovation in Customer Engagement’ at the Engage Awards 2022. 

VIDEOS: Emirates Team New Zealand suffers damage during testing
VIDEOS: Emirates Team New Zealand suffers damage during testing
Monday, 21 November 2022

Emirates Team New Zealand have suffered damage to the bow of their AC40 today after an early start testing on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf in some top end conditions.

Golden Globe Race rescue: Tapio Lehtinen found in the Southern Indian Ocean
Golden Globe Race rescue: Tapio Lehtinen found in the Southern Indian Ocean
Monday, 21 November 2022

Following the flooding and sinking of his yacht Asteria on Friday (18 November), Finnish Tapio Lehtinen was successfully rescued around 24 hours later. He’d activated his liferaft’s Personal Locator Beacon at 0854 UTC and since the em...

WATCH: Emirates Team New Zealand AC40 nose-dives, causing bow damage
WATCH: Emirates Team New Zealand AC40 nose-dives, causing bow damage
Monday, 21 November 2022

Emirates Team New Zealand has suffered damage to the bow of its AC40 after an early start testing on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf in some top end conditions.

Royal Navy warships begin World Cup security mission
Royal Navy warships begin World Cup security mission
Monday, 21 November 2022

Royal Navy warships have begun their world cup security mission, spending the next two months safeguarding the waters around host nation Qatar.

Raymarine takes home DAME award
Raymarine takes home DAME award
Monday, 21 November 2022

Raymarine’s YachtSense Link marine router has won the 2022 DAME award in the category ‘Marine electronics and marine related software’. The innovative device is a multipurpose marine mobile router equipped with Raynet Ethernet p...

Mickey Mouse saves cruise-liner hull
Mickey Mouse saves cruise-liner hull
Monday, 21 November 2022

Disney has announced that it’ll be basing a cruise ship outside the USA . . . and it’s bought Global Dream. MIN regulars will remember this particular ill-fated ship’s sister Global Dream II which was destined for the scrap yard...

Oil terminal dumps toxic wastewater on rare Egyptian ‘super coral’
Oil terminal dumps toxic wastewater on rare Egyptian ‘super coral’
Monday, 21 November 2022

As world leaders gathered in Egypt for COP27 to discuss climate change, an oil terminal is reportedly dumping toxic wastewater into the country’s Red Sea, endangering a rare form of ‘super coral’ that offers hope for preserving ...

Scottish marina invests in boatyard operation
Scottish marina invests in boatyard operation
Monday, 21 November 2022

Scottish marina Largs Yacht Haven has invested in its boatyard operation by buying a new 75-ton hoist.

Tapio Lehtinen saved!
Tapio Lehtinen saved!
Saturday, 19 November 2022

There has been a successful rescue operation for the GGR’s Tapio Lehtinen in the Southern Indian Ocean.  Kirsten Neuschäfer was first to reach his position, and take him to safety aboard Minnehaha before transferring him onto the B...

Shining a light
Shining a light
Saturday, 19 November 2022

Shining a light on the harbour for two local charities this Christmas.

With 1,000 miles to go on the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe the IMOCA title is in the balance
With 1,000 miles to go on the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe the IMOCA title is in the balance
Saturday, 19 November 2022

After the redoubtable 66-year-old Francis Joyon last night completed his eighth Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe in fourth place on his 105ft/32m Ultim IDEC Sport, completing his dockside interview in Pointe-à-Pitre with the words, &ld...

METSTRADE 2022 – back as ‘epicentre’ of marine leisure
METSTRADE 2022 – back as ‘epicentre’ of marine leisure
Friday, 18 November 2022

After three days of meetings, networking and socialising, METSTRADE 2022 came to a close in Amsterdam yesterday (17 November).

Amanda Ward new director of marketing at MarineMax
Amanda Ward new director of marketing at MarineMax
Friday, 18 November 2022

MarineMax has appointed Amanda Ward as its director of marketing.

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