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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.

University of Plymouth sets sights on marine cyber security
University of Plymouth sets sights on marine cyber security
Thursday, 04 August 2022

BMT, an international multi-disciplinary engineering and design consultancy, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Plymouth to jointly research ship design and cyber security in the maritime sector. BMT has a growi...

Garmin Quatix 7 – the smartwatch for sailing
Garmin Quatix 7 – the smartwatch for sailing
Thursday, 04 August 2022 Overview

The Garmin Quatix 7 provides comprehensive connectivity with compatible Garmin chartplotters and other devices to offer autopilot control, Fusion-Link entertainment system control and integrated tide data on the watch face.

Brunswick Corporation establishes Navico Group
Brunswick Corporation establishes Navico Group
Wednesday, 03 August 2022

Brunswick Corporation has announced the formation of Navico Group, which will replace its current Advanced Systems Group (ASG). Navico Group will continue to be led by Brett Dibkey and represents a complete organisational integration between the ...

Falmouth Harbour inviting UK tenders to build “greenest, most efficient” £1M+ Pilot Boat
Falmouth Harbour inviting UK tenders to build “greenest, most efficient” £1M+ Pilot Boat
Wednesday, 03 August 2022 Falmouth Harbour is inviting boat builders around the UK to tender for the construction of a clean, green, fuel-efficient pilot vessel to join a fleet operating 24/7, 365 days a year and completing more than 1000 boardings and landings per year withi...
Universal Marina
Universal Marina
Wednesday, 03 August 2022

With Premier Marinas’ acquisition of Universal Marina completed just over a year ago it is a good time to find out what has been happening at this River Hamble marina since that time.

NASA images show largest reservoir in US is disappearing
NASA images show largest reservoir in US is disappearing
Wednesday, 03 August 2022

New images from NASA show the dramatic decline in the water level of Lake Mead – the largest reservoir in the United States.

MarineMax expands in Texas
MarineMax expands in Texas
Wednesday, 03 August 2022

MarineMax has expanded its presence in Texas by acquiring Endeavour Marina in Seabrook. Endeavour Marina is an established full-service marina serving the greater Seabrook market and is located on Clear Lake. 

Fairline Queensland launches
Fairline Queensland launches
Wednesday, 03 August 2022

Established Australian Fairline dealer, One Brokerage, which has existing dealerships in Perth and Sydney, has now opened a third sales and service operation on the Gold Coast. 

TMS named distributor of lightning prevention systems
TMS named distributor of lightning prevention systems
Wednesday, 03 August 2022

Technical Marine Supplies (TMS) has now added lightning prevention systems to its range of products on offer. The marine distributor company in Plymouth has been chosen by Paraguay-based Sertec Marine to supply its equipment to the UK, European a...

UK boat licence fees on the rise
UK boat licence fees on the rise
Wednesday, 03 August 2022

The Canal & River Trust has announced that in light of inflation, which is ‘impacting the costs required to keep the waterways safe and navigable’, boat licence fees will increase by 4 per cent from 1 October 2022.

Navigare Yachting to distribute Island Spirit Catamarans
Navigare Yachting to distribute Island Spirit Catamarans
Wednesday, 03 August 2022

Sweden’s Navigare Yachting will represent Island Spirit Catamarans in Europe and the US as Group Island Spirit’s (GIS) exclusive distributor for the regions.

27m Canados yacht catches fire in Tallinn
27m Canados yacht catches fire in Tallinn
Tuesday, 02 August 2022

A Canados motor yacht caught fire and sank at the weekend in the Gulf of Tallinn, Estonia. According to local reports, the 27-metre Canados yacht had ten people on board when the fire broke out at around 1530 on 30 July.

Watch terrifying moment great white smashes through diver’s cage
Watch terrifying moment great white smashes through diver’s cage
Tuesday, 02 August 2022

Gripping footage captures the moment that a 4.8-metre great white shark managed to smash through a plastic diver’s protective cage, forcing the diver inside to scramble to safety.

‘Strong sales’ at Sydney International Boat Show after two-year hiatus
‘Strong sales’ at Sydney International Boat Show after two-year hiatus
Tuesday, 02 August 2022

Sydney International Boat Show has welcomed more than 45,000 visitors over the past five days, following two years of cancellations and delays due to the covid pandemic.

Floating solar panels to be trialled in North Sea
Floating solar panels to be trialled in North Sea
Tuesday, 02 August 2022

Wind farms in the North Sea could soon have floating solar panels installed in the spaces between wind turbines to help boost renewable energy in Europe.

Fairline unveils new imagery of its Squadron 58
Fairline unveils new imagery of its Squadron 58
Tuesday, 02 August 2022 Earlier this year, luxury British boatbuilder Fairline announced the launch of the new Squadron 58, which is due to hit the water next summer with its official world launch at the 2023 Cannes Yachting Festival.  Exemplifying the latest in Fairl...
MAN to launch ‘next generation’ engines at Cannes
MAN to launch ‘next generation’ engines at Cannes
Tuesday, 02 August 2022

MAN Engines plans to launch its latest product, the V12X engine, at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2022 this September.

Egis Mobile Electric selects TMS for UK and Ireland distribution
Egis Mobile Electric selects TMS for UK and Ireland distribution
Tuesday, 02 August 2022

US-based Egis Mobile Electric has appointed Technical Marine Supplies (TMS) as its distributor for UK and Ireland.

New look VIP corporate hospitality package available at Southampton International Boat
New look VIP corporate hospitality package available at Southampton International Boat
Tuesday, 02 August 2022

Tailor your visit and enjoy five-star hospitality in the Quayside Club – perfect for entertaining clients or treating your staff!

Proposed Atlantic vessel speed rules to protect endangered whales
Proposed Atlantic vessel speed rules to protect endangered whales
Tuesday, 02 August 2022

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has released a new proposed vessel speed rule that aims to reduce the risk of vessels striking critically endangered North Atlantic right whales, of which only around 330 remain.

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