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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.

Plastimo and Typhoon International launch new clothing range
Plastimo and Typhoon International launch new clothing range
Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Plastimo and Typhoon International have joined forces to create a new range of technical clothing apparel.

Propel close to production on S1 electric outboard
Propel close to production on S1 electric outboard
Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Propel, the marine propulsion division of Saietta Group, says it is close to completing the testing and development of its S1 electric outboard motor. Currently at METSTRADE (Stand 121 in Hall 1), Propel is showing its D1 inboard electric motor t...

Icom introduces new IC-M510BB VHF marine radio at METSTRADE
Icom introduces new IC-M510BB VHF marine radio at METSTRADE
Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Icom is showing its IC-M510BB fixed VHF marine radio for the first time at METSTRADE. It’s an all-new, black-box, modular transceiver that can be installed either out of sight for convenience, or where space for electronic equipment is at a...

Allpa Marine Group expands in Europe
Allpa Marine Group expands in Europe
Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Allpa Marine Group, the German-Dutch wholesaler and distributor of technical marine products, has acquired Combi Noord, a well-established Dutch wholesaler focused on the supply of technical marine equipment.

Marine Industry News Issue 5 – METSTRADE November 2022
Marine Industry News Issue 5 – METSTRADE November 2022
Wednesday, 16 November 2022

In this issue of MIN, we take stock of the leisure marine market in our global report on page 5, reflect on the growth and future of the retrofit market on page 14 and discover how Freedom Boat Club is approaching the increased demand for boat sh...

Half of the Golden Globe fleet in the Southern Ocean, Pat Lawless and Damien Guillou out
Half of the Golden Globe fleet in the Southern Ocean, Pat Lawless and Damien Guillou out
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Two front runners of the Golden Globe Race have retired into Cape Town with wind vane failures. Damien Guillou arrived in Cape Town having lost his windvane rudder. Pat Lawless retired after the failure of a critical bearing bush, caught without a...

MDL Fitness launches the world’s first eco-friendly floating fitness league
MDL Fitness launches the world’s first eco-friendly floating fitness league
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

The world’s most innovative, sustainable fitness equipment is now available to be fitted onboard yachts, enabling boat and superyacht owners and guests to join the world’s first eco-friendly floating fitness league, The Boaters Super L...

METSTRADE reveals DAME Award winners 2022
METSTRADE reveals DAME Award winners 2022
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Ocean Signal’s RescueME PLB3 AIS Personal Locator Beacon has been announced as the Overall Winner of the DAME Awards at METSTRADE 2022.

Vetus launches new Bow Pro thrusters
Vetus launches new Bow Pro thrusters
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Vetus has launched its first Bow Pro Boosted units for 400-mm tunnels, which are being previewed for the first time this week at METSTRADE 2022 (15-17 November).

Clipper Race co-founders step back
Clipper Race co-founders step back
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

After 26 years of building Clipper Ventures and successfully hosting 12 editions of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, Chairman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and CEO William Ward OBE are stepping back from the day to day running o...

Route du Rhum: Fabrice Amedeo abandons ship after explosion
Route du Rhum: Fabrice Amedeo abandons ship after explosion
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Skipper Fabrice Amedeo has been forced to abandon his Imoca Nexans – Art et Fenêtres during the Route du Rhum solo transatlantic race, after an explosion on board the vessel caused it to sink.

Wescom showcases ‘next-generation’ PLB
Wescom showcases ‘next-generation’ PLB
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Emergency distress signal manufacturer Wescom Group is showcasing its new sMRT Shield 406MHz ‘next-generation’ PLB at METSTRADE this week (15-17 November 2022).

Smartgyro offers preview of GUI at METSTRADE
Smartgyro offers preview of GUI at METSTRADE
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Smartgyro has been working with sister companies, Vetus and Maxwell, to develop a new Graphical User Interface (GUI) which it is unveiling this week at METSTRADE (15-17 November 2022).

A+T debuts masthead-motion wind sensor
A+T debuts masthead-motion wind sensor
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Hampshire-based A+T Instruments has unveiled a new series of wind sensors. The new 520 Series is said to be the first production unit sensors that can directly measure the acceleration, and hence velocity, at the masthead then transmit this to th...

New top team for Clipper Race
New top team for Clipper Race
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

After 26 years of building Clipper Ventures and successfully hosting 12 editions of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, chairman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and CEO William Ward are stepping back from the day-to-day running of the business. Clipp...

Ocean Signal wins overall DAME Award 2022
Ocean Signal wins overall DAME Award 2022
Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Ocean Signal’s RescueME PLB3 AIS Personal Locator Beacon has been announced as the Overall Winner of the DAME Awards at METSTRADE 2022.

Torqeedo opens new headquarters
Torqeedo opens new headquarters
Monday, 14 November 2022

Marine electric drive specialist Torqeedo has opened its brand-new 8,300sqm facility near Munich, where all company activities, including research, development, and production, will now take place.

Bittersweet ending in Dubai
Bittersweet ending in Dubai
Monday, 14 November 2022

GBR sailed a strong series to secure their spot in the DubaiSGP podium final with a race to spare. The team battled it out with Australia and France, making for one of the most dramatic SailGP finals ever.

VIDEO: Dramatic rescue after yacht beached for 3 days off Ireland
VIDEO: Dramatic rescue after yacht beached for 3 days off Ireland
Monday, 14 November 2022

Two people have been rescued from a yacht that was beached off Achill Island, County Mayo, for three days.

Barrus appoints new roles including head of marine
Barrus appoints new roles including head of marine
Monday, 14 November 2022

Barrus, a leading UK importer and distributor or marine equipment, has announced strategic restructuring plans for its marine operations, recognising the emerging talent that will drive the continued growth and expansion of its marine businesses....

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