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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.

Freedom Boat Club expands to Scandinavia, global network doubles
Freedom Boat Club expands to Scandinavia, global network doubles
Thursday, 28 April 2022

Freedom Boat Club has announced its 350th location in Silkeborg, Denmark – the brand’s first club location in Scandinavia.

Neander Motors appoints UK and Ireland distributor
Neander Motors appoints UK and Ireland distributor
Thursday, 28 April 2022

German outboard developer and manufacturer, Neander Motors, has strengthened its UK distributor network by partnering with Berthon.

Eight young lives changed by MDL’s Sail Training Awards 2022
Eight young lives changed by MDL’s Sail Training Awards 2022
Thursday, 28 April 2022

Eight intrepid young people set sail from Southampton on 11 April, embarking on a life-changing five-day sailing voyage having won a place onboard Prolific, the Ocean Youth Trust (OYT) South’s flagship sail training vessel, through MDL&rsqu...

Sea-Fire Marine distributor sold
Sea-Fire Marine distributor sold
Thursday, 28 April 2022

Fire Ranger, a South Florida distributor for Sea-Fire Marine fire detection and suppression systems, has been acquired by Summit Fire & Security.

P&O ferry left adrift for two hours after power loss
P&O ferry left adrift for two hours after power loss
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

P&O Ferries seafarers are reportedly refusing to work on a ship that was left adrift in the Irish Sea for two hours following a power loss yesterday afternoon.

First UK charging network for electric maritime vessels launched in Plymouth
First UK charging network for electric maritime vessels launched in Plymouth
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

The UK’s first e-marine hub of shoreside charging facilities for electric maritime vessels has been unveiled in Plymouth.

Sunseeker launches 100 Yacht in Poole
Sunseeker launches 100 Yacht in Poole
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Sunseeker’s 100 Yacht has been launched into Poole Harbour, seeing daylight for the very first time. Preparing for her maiden sea trial, the 100 Yacht is currently at Sunseeker’s Poole HQ before her delivery into the Mediterranean thi...

Vita names US yard for all-electric flagship
Vita names US yard for all-electric flagship
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Vita has partnered with Hodgdon Yachts to build its highest performance all-electric flagship, the 10.5 metre Lion.

Volvo Penta management group makes changes
Volvo Penta management group makes changes
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Volvo Penta is welcoming Lennart Börjesson as a new member of its executive management group, who will take up the position of senior vice president planning, purchasing & product and solution development from 1 September. Börjesson...

Shadow-Caster appoints Polish distributor
Shadow-Caster appoints Polish distributor
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Florida-based marine lighting and controls specialist Shadow-Caster Inc has appointed Airmech as its distributor in Poland.

VIDEO: First U25 Para Sailing World Championship set to debut in Dutch waters this summer
VIDEO: First U25 Para Sailing World Championship set to debut in Dutch waters this summer
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

World Sailing has announced the creation of a brand new event, the U25 Para Sailing World Championship, as part of the governing body’s commitment to increase participation and inclusivity throughout the sport.

VirCru launches a professional programme
VirCru launches a professional programme
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

VirCru, the developer of a ‘smart boat’ system made up of sensors that act as a virtual crew, has launched a new program aimed at marine technicians, installers, brokers and retailers.

Wave International expands sales team
Wave International expands sales team
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

UK-based environmental protection company Wave International has confirmed two new appointments.

Sunseeker 100 Yacht revealed
Sunseeker 100 Yacht revealed
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

The highly anticipated 100 Yacht launched into Poole Harbour, seeing daylight for the very first time.

Inagural London Luxury Afloat boat show a great success
Inagural London Luxury Afloat boat show a great success
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

The first ever London Luxury Afloat boat show drew to a close on 24 April and has been heralded a great success by organisers, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors alike.

Early Bird Discount for Cowes Classics Week Ends Soon
Early Bird Discount for Cowes Classics Week Ends Soon
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

The Early Bird Discount for Cowes Classics Week ends at midnight on 6 May.

Miami’s Formula 1 ‘fake marina’ mocked as Monaco rip off
Miami’s Formula 1 ‘fake marina’ mocked as Monaco rip off
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

A fake marina, which is being constructed ahead of the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Miami in May, is raising eyebrows from the yachting sector and F1 fans alike.

NNM acquires model of HMM Algeciras, one of the largest container ships in the world
NNM acquires model of HMM Algeciras, one of the largest container ships in the world
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Royal Museums Greenwich has acquired a 1:150 scale model of the container ship HMM Algeciras, which is now on display in the Voyagers Gallery at the National Maritime Museum.

London Luxury Afloat boat show heralded a great success
London Luxury Afloat boat show heralded a great success
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

The first London Luxury Afloat boat show drew to a close on Sunday 24 April and has been heralded a great success by organisers and exhibitors.

Groupe Beneteau CEO steps down
Groupe Beneteau CEO steps down
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Jérôme de Metz, who for the last three years has carried out the combined role at Groupe Beneteau of chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer, is retiring.

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