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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.

Raritan Engineering says it has solved macerator mess
Raritan Engineering says it has solved macerator mess
Thursday, 27 May 2021

Servicing a macerator pump will make the most seasoned boat owner turn green. But, says Raritan Engineering, its new 53101 Macerator Pump with waste valve makes the job easier and far less messy. The pump disconnects from its own gate valve housi...

Balmar introduces new smart regulator and battery monitor
Balmar introduces new smart regulator and battery monitor
Thursday, 27 May 2021

USA based DC charging solutions company Balmar, has released two new products for its DC charging programme.

Strategies for a Safer Boating Season
Strategies for a Safer Boating Season
Thursday, 27 May 2021

As more and more people escape from lockdown to get out of quarantine and onto the water, safety specialist Ocean Signal is reminding boaters to make sure their vessels are equipped with a properly registered Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Be...

FENDERTEX | Inflatable Textile Fenders
FENDERTEX | Inflatable Textile Fenders
Thursday, 27 May 2021 Introducing

Fendertex® is the only manufacturer of inflatable textile fenders for the yachting market. The Fendertex® standard line offers cylindrical, spherical, and tandem fenders. Fendertex® also offers a wide range of customiza...

ActiveTarget™️ | High Resolution Live Sonar
ActiveTarget™️ | High Resolution Live Sonar
Thursday, 27 May 2021 Introducing

ActiveTarget is an easy to use sonar system from Lowrance, which enables you to see live, below the water, with extraordinary clarity and breathtaking detail. ActiveTarget removes the guesswork from traditional sonar interpretatio...

National visas and Schengen interaction
National visas and Schengen interaction
Wednesday, 26 May 2021 The EU has confirmed to the Cruising Association that days spent in an EU country where you have a visa/residence permit granted by that country do not. count as days spent in the Schengen zone in calculating either the 90 days or the 180 days in the...
RIOT set the Benchmark for Round the Island IRCRecord™
RIOT set the Benchmark for Round the Island IRCRecord™
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Kai Hockley, Christopher Joel-Fredrick, Jaydon Owusu, Jessye Opoke-Ware, and Tyler Harriott are the young crew of the Greig City Academy Intro22 mini-tonner Riot, who have just had their circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight ratified and are the f...

MAIB releases report into fatal accident on workboat
MAIB releases report into fatal accident on workboat
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released its report into the fatal accident of a fish farm worker involving the workboat Beinn Na Caillich.

Death of two whales leads to US Navy statement
Death of two whales leads to US Navy statement
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

After two dead fin whales were removed from the hull of the HMAS Sydney, an Australian destroyer conducting exercises off the coast of San Diego earlier this month, US Navy officials have emphasised that the service takes protective measures to m...

ACR Electronics launches Bivy Stick satellite communication device
ACR Electronics launches Bivy Stick satellite communication device
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

ACR Electronics has launched what it says is the world’s smallest and most simple satellite communication device – the ACR Bivy Stick two-way satellite messenger and app.

eBay buy of WW2 ship makes family YouTube sensation
eBay buy of WW2 ship makes family YouTube sensation
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

After scrolling through eBay, Simon Robins and his wife and business partner Gemma bought a former World War II ship.

RYA issued certificates are to be recognised in Spanish waters
RYA issued certificates are to be recognised in Spanish waters
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has received confirmation that its International Certificates of Competence (ICC) and several of its course completion certificates and other Certificates of Competence remain valid for skippering Spanish flag...

Typhoon International launches Osea Dry Backpack
Typhoon International launches Osea Dry Backpack
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Typhoon International has introduced a new dry backpack. The Osea Dry Backpack, in graphite and black, is said to be extremely tough and 100% waterproof, even at the seams.

Evo Yachts launches Evo V8
Evo Yachts launches Evo V8
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Launched last week (19May21) Evo V8 is the new flagship in the Evo Yachts fleet, the brand owned by the Mercuri brothers’ Blue Emme Yachts.

Recently Sold - Jeanneau 57
Recently Sold - Jeanneau 57
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Last week Boatshed St Lucia sold this 2013 Jeanneau 57.

MDL Marinas to host new Sea Angling Classic
MDL Marinas to host new Sea Angling Classic
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

MDL’s Northney Marina will be hosting the all new Sea Angling Classic in 2022.

MDL Marinas to host the new Sea Angling Classic
MDL Marinas to host the new Sea Angling Classic
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

MDL marinas has announced that its Northney Marina will host the all new Sea Angling Classic in 2022.

Dorset sailor, 15, joins forces with creative legends
Dorset sailor, 15, joins forces with creative legends
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

A young sailor from Bournemouth who lives with epilepsy and is recovering from a stroke has been chosen to sit alongside some of the UK’s greatest creative icons, including Sir Quentin Blake, Joanna Lumley OBE and Gerald ...

Fischer Panda UK Powers Ground-Breaking Mayflower Ship for Unmanned Atlantic Crossing in June
Fischer Panda UK Powers Ground-Breaking Mayflower Ship for Unmanned Atlantic Crossing in June
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Fischer Panda UK’s electric drive system and generators will power the world’s first fully automated vessel, the Mayflower Autonomous Ship, when it sets sail on its historic maiden voyage across the Atlantic this June.

Watch: shocking footage of fire onboard containership
Watch: shocking footage of fire onboard containership
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

A vessel carrying 1,486 containers with 25 tonnes of Nitric Acid, several other chemicals, and cosmetics has been burning for six days. This morning, according to the Sri Lanka Navy, the MV X-Press Pearl suffered an explosion.

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