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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.

London Yacht Show 2019 cancelled
London Yacht Show 2019 cancelled
Friday, 05 April 2019

We have just received news that the newly launched London Yacht Show has been postponed until 2020.

The event had been rebranded and relaunched earlier this year with a focus on the high-end boating and luxury goods mar...

Plymouth boat share scheme expands after successful first year
Plymouth boat share scheme expands after successful first year
Friday, 05 April 2019

A Plymouth business, which has combined boating with the shared economy concept, has expanded after positive results from their first year.

Yacht Haven Quay, a Plymstock boatyard which is home to the UK’s largest ‘indoor marina&rsquo...

Leading Manufacturers of 406 MHz Beacons Raise Awareness and Benefits of EPIRBs, Personal Locator Beacons and ELTs on 406Day
Leading Manufacturers of 406 MHz Beacons Raise Awareness and Benefits of EPIRBs, Personal Locator Beacons and ELTs on 406Day
Thursday, 04 April 2019

Safety specialists ACR Electronics, ARTEX and Ocean Signal once again are raising 406 MHz beacon awareness on the seventh annual 406Day on Saturday, April 6th.

Every year, the leading beacon manufacturers team up with supporters and aviation, ou...

Sunseeker’s 131 Yacht Elysium is shortlisted for the 2019 World Superyacht Awards
Sunseeker’s 131 Yacht Elysium is shortlisted for the 2019 World Superyacht Awards
Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Sunseeker is delighted to announce that M/Y Elysium, an exceptionally well customised 131 Yacht, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yachts – 40m and above’ category at this year’s ...

Poole Harbour Commissioners launch a range of collectable Harbour Dues and Permits
Poole Harbour Commissioners launch a range of collectable Harbour Dues and Permits
Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Although functional, traditionally Harbour Dues have been known be a little bland. This is why Poole Harbour Commissioners has launched a range of new stickers with vibrant, colourful designs to celebrate specific landmarks found around Poole harb...

Portsmouth Regatta
Portsmouth Regatta
Wednesday, 03 April 2019

The first week in June this year will see many activities celebrating the 75th anniversary of the D Day landings.

Rounding off the week on 8 and 9 June will be the Portsmouth Regatta, the reborn event whose roots go back to the 1830s. This year ...

April 12th - 16th Boatbid Auction
April 12th - 16th Boatbid Auction
Tuesday, 02 April 2019

Our Spring Boatbid Auction will be on the starting blocks in 2 weeks time. Our catalogue is full and brimming with your new or next boat...take a look here.

Sunseeker announced as returning headline sponsor for the Poole Harbour Boat Show
Sunseeker announced as returning headline sponsor for the Poole Harbour Boat Show
Tuesday, 02 April 2019

Sunseeker has been announced as the returning headline sponsor for the 2019 Poole Harbour Boat Show, continuing its support for the popular and growing event for the fifth consecutive year.

Show organisers, Poole Harbour Commissioner’s CEO...

DREDGED EASTERN CHANNEL OPENS IN COWES HARBOUR
DREDGED EASTERN CHANNEL OPENS IN COWES HARBOUR
Tuesday, 02 April 2019

Cowes Harbour Commission has completed the delivery of a new, dredged Eastern Channel, in line with the Commission’s priority and overriding responsibility for navigational safety and strategic objective to deliver improvements to harbour ac...

No Such Thing as a Free Mooring ?
No Such Thing as a Free Mooring ?
Tuesday, 02 April 2019

No Such Thing as a Free Mooring ?

Joining the Sunsail or The Moorings yacht ownership programme
Joining the Sunsail or The Moorings yacht ownership programme
Tuesday, 02 April 2019

Image: Randy Lincks

PILOT CUTTER SOS RESCUE PLAN BRINGS TO LIGHT 1930s HISTORY
PILOT CUTTER SOS RESCUE PLAN BRINGS TO LIGHT 1930s HISTORY
Monday, 01 April 2019

A meeting to set up a charitable trust to rescue the Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter Frolic from the threat of the chainsaw has unearthed an unexpected find when grandson of the 1930s owner Charles Crosthwaite trekked to Cardiff to share family photo...

Win a place on Team Britannia’s round the world record attempt
Win a place on Team Britannia’s round the world record attempt
Monday, 01 April 2019

You can win a place on Team Britannia’s superboat that will be used to break the round the world record. Team Britannia hopes to smash the current time held by the New Zealander Pete Bethune at 60 days 23 hours 49 minutes by up to 10 days....

Waterproof iPhone case
Waterproof iPhone case
Monday, 01 April 2019

Want full use of your iPhone while protecting it from water, sand, dirt and dust? The OverBoard Waterproof iPhone Case gives you exactly that. The 100 per cent waterproof Slide Seal System combined with a transparent front and LENZFLEX back means ...

Men’s Coastal Pant
Men’s Coastal Pant
Sunday, 31 March 2019

These Coastal Pants from Gill come in graphite and are a new addition to the OS3 range. Designed with coastal sailing in mind, they have a two-layer coated fabric with a durable water repellent finish and a quick drying lining. They also offer rei...

Crick Boat Show
Crick Boat Show
Saturday, 30 March 2019 The 2019 Crick Boat Show & Waterways Festival, to be held 25 – 27 May at Crick Marina, near Daventry in Northamptonshire, is the UK’s biggest inland waterways festival and offers a fantastic day out by the water for all the family.Sho...
Carbon monoxide alarms to become mandatory from April
Carbon monoxide alarms to become mandatory from April
Friday, 29 March 2019

From 1 April 2019 you will be required to have at least one carbon monoxide (CO) alarm on nearly all private and non-private boats in scope of the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) Requirements. BSS Certifications will not be issued to boats without alarms...

Sir David Attenborough and stars back new wildlife campaign with Wind in the Willows film trailer
Sir David Attenborough and stars back new wildlife campaign with Wind in the Willows film trailer
Thursday, 28 March 2019

Sir David Attenborough, Stephen Fry, Catherine Tate, Alison Steadman and Asim Chaudhry have backed a new campaign from The Wildlife Trusts that calls for a wilder future and for nature’s recovery in the UK.

The conservationist and actors h...

Ropes & Blocks
Ropes & Blocks
Thursday, 28 March 2019

I must confess that for the past few weeks I’ve been strutting the pontoon gleefully looking at all the boats yet to be lifted and cleaned; knowing I have the boat with probably the smoothest and cleanest bum (below water area) in the marina...

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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.