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Oyster doubles-down on rumours about 885s
Oyster doubles-down on rumours about 885s
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Oyster has issued a statement detailing the survey work being undertaken on Oyster Marine’s 885s. It will come as no surprise that Oyster wants to clear-up any confusion given its namesake’s past. It says surveys being undertaken are ...

Solar electric catamaran, with kite wing, launched
Solar electric catamaran, with kite wing, launched
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Silent-Yachts has increased its fleet of oceangoing solar electric catamarans by introducing the new Silent 60. This was recently launched at Silent-Yachts‘ production facility in Thailand, which is led by the Swiss entrepreneur Philippe Gu...

Stephen Hills new Chair of Superyacht UK
Stephen Hills new Chair of Superyacht UK
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Superyacht UK (SYUK), the group association within British Marine that represents the UK Superyacht sector, has elected Stephen Hills as the new chair of the committee. Hills will combine this role with being commercial director of Pendennis Ship...

Coleman Marine Insurance gears up for summer season
Coleman Marine Insurance gears up for summer season
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

You couldn’t make it more perfect. Coleman Marine Insurance Brokers’ MD is called Steve Risk. He’s not taking chances this summer though. Currently Coleman Marine is gearing itself up for peak season, and how to manage its way t...

River Canal Rescue wins award for pollution filter: Bilgeaway
River Canal Rescue wins award for pollution filter: Bilgeaway
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

River Canal Rescue has won the British Safety Industry Federation’s Water Pollution Award for its Bilgeaway filter, shown being fitted above.

Boskalis funds Seabin for Hythe Marina Village
Boskalis funds Seabin for Hythe Marina Village
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

A Seabin, funded by dredging specialist Boskalis Westminster, has been installed at MDL’s Hythe Marina Village as part of the marina chain’s ‘binfrastructure’.

Pip Hare to make Poole Harbour her home once again
Pip Hare to make Poole Harbour her home once again
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) has proudly announced that it has renewed its partnership with British Vendée Globe sailor Pip Hare.

RYA CERTIFICATES OF COMPETENCE TO BE REINSTATED IN SPAIN
RYA CERTIFICATES OF COMPETENCE TO BE REINSTATED IN SPAIN
Monday, 24 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 flagg...

Carrier Strike Group sets sail on seven-month maiden deployment
Carrier Strike Group sets sail on seven-month maiden deployment
Monday, 24 May 2021

Britain’s new flagship aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is leading six Royal Navy ships, a Royal Navy submarine, a US Navy destroyer and a frigate from the Netherlands in the largest concentration of maritime and air power to leave the...

Boskalis funded Seabin installed at Hythe Marina Village
Boskalis funded Seabin installed at Hythe Marina Village
Monday, 24 May 2021

A Seabin, funded by dredging specialist Boskalis Westminster, has been installed at MDL’s Hythe Marina Village as part of the marina’s ‘binfrastructure’.

Pip Hare to make Poole Harbour her home once again!
Pip Hare to make Poole Harbour her home once again!
Monday, 24 May 2021

Poole Harbour Commissioners have announced that they have renewed their partnership with British Vendée Globe Sailor Pip Hare.

Top tier international fleet assembles in Lorient for The Ocean Race Europe start
Top tier international fleet assembles in Lorient for The Ocean Race Europe start
Monday, 24 May 2021

International ocean racing teams from around the world are assembling in Lorient, France this week ahead of the start of the inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe on 29 May.

Cannes Yachting Festival promises 500+ boats for September
Cannes Yachting Festival promises 500+ boats for September
Monday, 24 May 2021

The continuous improvement of the health situation in France and in Europe following vaccination campaigns and the loosening of health measures announced by the French government augur well for the reopening of trade shows from June onwards, says...

SCIBS 2021 reports record sales in visitor surge
SCIBS 2021 reports record sales in visitor surge
Monday, 24 May 2021

Australia’s marine industry has declared the 2021 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) the best in the event’s 32-year history. Organisers say the expanded footprint, record crowds, spectacular weather and astronomical sales...

Vendée Globe announces next edition to set off 10/11/24
Vendée Globe announces next edition to set off 10/11/24
Monday, 24 May 2021

Thirty one of the 33 skippers who competed in the 9th Vendée Globe mustered in Les Sables-d’Olonne for the official prize giving as the date for the start of the 10th edition was announced as November 10, 2024.

Marine Industry Cup 2021 aims to bring industry together
Marine Industry Cup 2021 aims to bring industry together
Monday, 24 May 2021

Organisers say that the newly launched Marine Industry Cup has been developed as a way to bring members of the marine industry together following a year of restrictions. It’s at Hayling Island Sailing Club on Thursday 24 June 2021, and is o...

HMS Queen Elizabeth UK  heads on deployment after royal visit
HMS Queen Elizabeth UK heads on deployment after royal visit
Monday, 24 May 2021

HMS Queen Elizabeth has sailed from Portsmouth for her maiden operational deployment at the heart of the UK’s Carrier Strike Group. This came after a farewell visit from Her Majesty The Queen. Late last week media reported the 65,000-tonne ...

Freedom Boat Club buys into Portsmouth to start UK expansion plans
Freedom Boat Club buys into Portsmouth to start UK expansion plans
Monday, 24 May 2021

Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation, is opening its first company-owned location in Portsmouth, near Port Solent. It says it has chosen the area as it’s one of the most desirable boating destinations in the UK. Locating h...

B&G returns as an official technical supplier to the Ocean Race
B&G returns as an official technical supplier to the Ocean Race
Monday, 24 May 2021

B&G has returned as an official technical supplier to the Ocean Race, including the upcoming inaugural edition of the Ocean Race Europe that begins May 29 in Lorient, France.

RNLI applies for RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden
RNLI applies for RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden
Friday, 21 May 2021

The RNLI will be one of the first two charity beneficiaries of a new scheme, Project Giving Back, established to enable charities and not-for-profit organisations to create a garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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