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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.

Tapio Lehtinen DISTRESS activation in the Golden Globe Race
Tapio Lehtinen DISTRESS activation in the Golden Globe Race
Friday, 18 November 2022

Tapio Lehtinen is sailing in the 2022 Golden Globe Race, a solo, non stop adventure, around the world. He departed from Les Sables d’Olonne France on 4 September and after passing through the Cape Town film gate, was heading toward Australia...

Data company launches ‘dark shipping’ detection service
Data company launches ‘dark shipping’ detection service
Friday, 18 November 2022

Spire Global, a space-based maritime data firm, has unveiled a “dark shipping detection solution” to track vessels that manipulate their reported position to conceal nefarious activities.

Floating concrete breakwater facilitates marina expansion
Floating concrete breakwater facilitates marina expansion
Friday, 18 November 2022

Berthing at a UK marina is being given a boost with the installation of a 70m wave attenuating breakwater in an exposed area of the marina.

eD-TEC showcases integrated electric drive system
eD-TEC showcases integrated electric drive system
Friday, 18 November 2022

Electric propulsion specialist eD-TEC showcased its new eD-QDrive propulsion system for the first time at METSTRADE which closed yesterday (17 November).

NHS to prescribe surfing to help anxiety
NHS to prescribe surfing to help anxiety
Friday, 18 November 2022

Young people will be prescribed dancing, surfing, rollerskating and gardening, to see whether taking part in sports, the arts and outdoor activities can reduce anxious and depressive feelings.

National Sailing Hall of Fame inducts 13 sailors
National Sailing Hall of Fame inducts 13 sailors
Friday, 18 November 2022

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) has inducted thirteen sailors during its 12th ceremony, held in Newport, Rhode Island.

Packed with Power
Packed with Power
Friday, 18 November 2022

Hot on the heels of a highly successful show last year, SBS BoatLife is shaping up to be an action-packed event for the 2023 boating calendar. Seeing an extremely high rebook rate from many major exhibitors, the show will benefit from some amazing...

New ICMS floating concrete breakwater facilitates berthing expansion at Haslar Marina
New ICMS floating concrete breakwater facilitates berthing expansion at Haslar Marina
Thursday, 17 November 2022

Berthing at boatfolk’s Gosport based Haslar Marina is being given a boost with the installation of a 70m wave attenuating breakwater in an exposed area of the marina.

Investment at Largs
Investment at Largs
Thursday, 17 November 2022

Largs Yacht Haven has invested in their boatyard operation by buying a new 75 Ton wise hoist.

Major boatyard investment at Largs
Major boatyard investment at Largs
Thursday, 17 November 2022

Largs Yacht Haven has invested in their boatyard operation by buying a new 75 Ton wise hoist.

Navico Group partners with Alliance Marine
Navico Group partners with Alliance Marine
Thursday, 17 November 2022

Navico Group, the world’s leading supplier of integrated systems and products that service the marine, RV, speciality vehicle and industrial markets, has announced a new distribution partnership with Alliance Marine Group.

Ex-Ocean Youth Club 72ft ketch, Francis Drake, being restored in Plymouth
Ex-Ocean Youth Club 72ft ketch, Francis Drake, being restored in Plymouth
Thursday, 17 November 2022

Pro-Set and West System epoxy are being used extensively in the restoration of ex-Ocean Youth Club sailing vessel Francis Drake.

First Women in Marine event at METSTRADE hailed ‘great success’ 
First Women in Marine event at METSTRADE hailed ‘great success’ 
Thursday, 17 November 2022

There was a fantastic turnout for the first Women in the Marine Industry International Event ever held at METSTRADE, which took place on Wednesday morning (16 November 2022).

Mercury Marine unveils V10 outboards
Mercury Marine unveils V10 outboards
Thursday, 17 November 2022

Mercury Marine has introduced its first V10 outboards with the official launch of its all-new 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado outboard engines.

Propspeed launches new solvent-based stripper
Propspeed launches new solvent-based stripper
Thursday, 17 November 2022

Underwater foul-release company, Propspeed has launched Stripspeed, a new solvent-based stripper that removes foul-release coatings from underwater metals.

Yamaha to use plants for personal watercraft parts
Yamaha to use plants for personal watercraft parts
Thursday, 17 November 2022

Yamaha Motor has announced that it will adopt plant-derived cellulose nanofibre (CNF) reinforced resin for marine products as an initiative toward reducing CO2 emissions and the company’s environmental footprint.

Charles Caudrelier wins Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, breaking course record
Charles Caudrelier wins Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, breaking course record
Wednesday, 16 November 2022

In the dark of a Caribbean night to a typically rapturous welcome, French solo skipper Charles Caudrelier on the Ultim 32/32 Maxi Edmond de Rothschild crossed the line off Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe. His was the first boat to finish the 12th Rout...

RS’ marine group expands to make Picos, Bugs and more
RS’ marine group expands to make Picos, Bugs and more
Wednesday, 16 November 2022

RS’ marine group of companies is expanding with the newly formed Ocean Play. The new company, which is collaboration between RS and Jo Richards, is now manufacturing Picos, Bugs, Bahias and Vagos, with delivery expected in late January 2023...

WATCH: Extinction Rebellion protests at Superyacht Forum in Amsterdam
WATCH: Extinction Rebellion protests at Superyacht Forum in Amsterdam
Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Extinction Rebellion supporters have protested at the doors of the Superyacht Forum at METSTRADE this morning (16 November).

ePropulsion expands electric inboard motor lineup
ePropulsion expands electric inboard motor lineup
Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Electric outboard manufacturer ePropulsion is showcasing its new, DAME Award-shortlisted I-20 inboard motor at METSTRADE 2022. The I-20 is part of the new I-Series, which also includes the I-10 and I-40.

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