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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.

Close finishes in Leg 2 leave it all square
Close finishes in Leg 2 leave it all square
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

The second leg of The Ocean Race Europe finished in Alicante, Spain, the culmination of three days of tight racing between the 12 international crews since they left Cascais, Portugal.

RNLI volunteer sentenced after making hoax emergency calls to gain experience
RNLI volunteer sentenced after making hoax emergency calls to gain experience
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

A man has been sentenced after making false and malicious calls to HM Coastguard. The cost of these call outs has been estimated to be in the region of £170,000.

Yamaha Motor forms alliance with Finval Boats
Yamaha Motor forms alliance with Finval Boats
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

Yamaha Motor Europe has signed a five-year partnership with fishing boat builder, Finval Boats. This will see the Ukranian brand’s export fleet rigged exclusively with Yamaha outboard engines until 2026.

Typhoon launches Storm3 Boot
Typhoon launches Storm3 Boot
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

Typhoon International has introduced the Storm3 Boot (a semi-soft boot) which it says combines the comfort and thermal protection of a ‘wetsuit for the feet’ with a sturdy mid-weight sole for getting around on the water’s e...

Recently Sold - Maxi 1000
Recently Sold - Maxi 1000
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

Last week Boatshed Wales sold this 1995 Maxi 1000.

Watch MIN/GMBA/PSP’s online seminar Export Insights: USA
Watch MIN/GMBA/PSP’s online seminar Export Insights: USA
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

The second online seminar collaboration between Marine Industry News, Global Marine Business Advisors (GMBA) and PSP Logistics is now available to view.

Karpaz Gate Marina offers berthing packages in North Cyprus
Karpaz Gate Marina offers berthing packages in North Cyprus
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

Karpaz Gate Marina has announced special berthing packages to welcome UK boat owners to the shores of North Cyprus as the region opens its borders with new entry requirements for international visitors (being outside the ‘EU-proper’)....

Imray launches crowdfunder to help develop exploring app
Imray launches crowdfunder to help develop exploring app
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

Imray has launched a crowdfunding campaign to accelerate its digital offering Explore with Imray to get verified cruising guide and pilot book data in the hands of sailors.

Great Britain SailGP team launches climate change education resource
Great Britain SailGP team launches climate change education resource
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

After a recent study by Teach the Future found 7 out of 10 teachers want to educate pupils on climate change, but do not have the necessary resources,  the Great Britian SailGP team, led by Sir Ben Ainslie, decided to offer a solut...

Twenty-seven seal watchers rescued by RNLI
Twenty-seven seal watchers rescued by RNLI
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

Twenty-seven seal watchers had to be rescued by the RNLI after their boat ran aground in Oakley Creek, in the Walton-on-the-Naze backwaters.

Karpaz Gate Marina Announces ‘Back2Boating’ Packages
Karpaz Gate Marina Announces ‘Back2Boating’ Packages
Tuesday, 08 June 2021

Award-winning marina offers safe berthing outside the EU for British boat owners impacted by post-Brexit rules including the Schengen 90-day limit and VAT liability for returning boats

New Vortec Marine Brokerage Location
New Vortec Marine Brokerage Location
Tuesday, 08 June 2021

Vortec Marine Brokerage have opened a new waterfront office at Swanwick Marina, this will be their temporary home until the completion of the new Pavillion building with marina frontage at Premier Swanwick.  

ePropulsion UK to exhibit at Green Tech Boat Show
ePropulsion UK to exhibit at Green Tech Boat Show
Tuesday, 08 June 2021

ePropulsion UK have joined the growing list of exhibitors at the inaugural Green Tech Boat Show, hosted by MDL.

Sustainability leads the way at the 2021 Southampton International Boat Show
Sustainability leads the way at the 2021 Southampton International Boat Show
Tuesday, 08 June 2021

To mark World Oceans Day (8 June), the organiser of the Southampton International Boat Show, British Marine, has pledged to make the 2021 edition the most sustainable and environmentally friendly in its 52 year history.

Greek Customs acknowledges the rights of UK yachts to retain their EU VAT status
Greek Customs acknowledges the rights of UK yachts to retain their EU VAT status
Tuesday, 08 June 2021

Following the complaint to the European Union by the Cruising Association on the VAT Status of UK yachts in Greece after returning from outside EU Waters, the latest announcement received from the Greek Customs authority acknowledges the rights of...

Glass Ships in Bottles Exhibition
Glass Ships in Bottles Exhibition
Tuesday, 08 June 2021

A collection of 150 vintage glass ships in bottles and new glass artworks go on show at the Scottish Maritime Museum on Irvine Harbourside, Ayrshire, on 11 September.

World Oceans Day – Ocean Awareness Survey
World Oceans Day – Ocean Awareness Survey
Tuesday, 08 June 2021

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and the Ocean Conservation Trust, have published the results of the largest ever ocean literacy* survey held in England and Wales, which measured public awareness, attitudes, knowledge and b...

boatfolk launches Coastline Deadline
boatfolk launches Coastline Deadline
Tuesday, 08 June 2021

The marine environment is facing unprecedented change as a direct result of human activity and climate change. These challenges will have major implications for global biodiversity, infrastructure, human health and the productivity of the marine e...

UK’s first £5m marine landscape partnership ‘SeaScapes’ launches in North East
UK’s first £5m marine landscape partnership ‘SeaScapes’ launches in North East
Tuesday, 08 June 2021

As 8 June is World Ocean Day it is the perfect opportunity to introduce the UK’s first marine Landscape Partnership scheme and brand-new project team in the North East: SeaScapes.

Hydrogen to power next America’s Cup chase boats
Hydrogen to power next America’s Cup chase boats
Tuesday, 08 June 2021

Emirates Team New Zealand has committed to develop hydrogen powered chase boats for the 37th America’s Cup.

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