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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.

Barrus expands green energy offerings with new partnership
Barrus expands green energy offerings with new partnership
Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Barrus has announced the introduction of the WhisperPower brand to its growing portfolio at the Southampton International Boat Show 2021.

RYA appoints new director of external affairs
RYA appoints new director of external affairs
Tuesday, 14 September 2021

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has today announced the appointment of Mel Hide as its new director of external affairs, following her predecessor Howard Pridding’s decision to retire from full-time employment. 

Fischer Panda UK debuts Energy Recovery watermaker at SIBS
Fischer Panda UK debuts Energy Recovery watermaker at SIBS
Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Fischer Panda UK is introducing a revolutionary new watermaker at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show.

Milford Marina celebrates 30 years
Milford Marina celebrates 30 years
Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Milford Marina, one of Wales’ top marinas, is celebrating its 30thAnniversary.

North America’s first all-electric car ferries depart for Canada
North America’s first all-electric car ferries depart for Canada
Tuesday, 14 September 2021

The first, fully electric road ferries to sail in North America are now on their way from Damen Shipyards Galati to Lake Ontario, Canada, to begin operations.

Wetwheels’ ambitious expansion plan makes a splash at Southampton International Boat Show
Wetwheels’ ambitious expansion plan makes a splash at Southampton International Boat Show
Tuesday, 14 September 2021

The man who launched boating charity Wetwheels a decade ago to give disabled people the opportunity to feel “free and independent on the water” has announced expansion plans to allow 100,000 participants to enjoy the life-changing expe...

Docking made easier with Volvo Penta and Garmin partnership
Docking made easier with Volvo Penta and Garmin partnership
Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Volvo Penta and Garmin have continued their collaboration by making it possible to combine two independent systems: Volvo Penta Assisted Docking and Garmin Surround View Camera System. This pairing will make docking more car-like than ever before...

Senior appointments at National Coastwatch
Senior appointments at National Coastwatch
Tuesday, 14 September 2021

The National Coastwatch Institution (NCI), part of HM Coastguard which keeps a visual and listening watch along the coastline of England and Wales, has announced two senior appointments.

British start-up launches digital platform to connect seafarers
British start-up launches digital platform to connect seafarers
Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Following a period of beta trials, an innovative new platform for seafarers has been launched which combines professional records with skills and experience to benefit the global shipping industry.

Waiver for part-treated sewage to be dumped into England’s waters
Waiver for part-treated sewage to be dumped into England’s waters
Monday, 13 September 2021

Sewage that has not been properly cleaned may be allowed to be dumped into rivers and the sea due to Brexit disruption.

Maritime’s £56bn economic impact revealed as zero emissions target for 2050 set
Maritime’s £56bn economic impact revealed as zero emissions target for 2050 set
Monday, 13 September 2021

New analysis reveals maritime’s significant impact on the UK economy is £56.4 billion per annum. The figure’s been released at the start of London International Shipping Week which has already seen HMS Albion sail into the Thame...

Katie McCabe and Pip Hare recognised at YJA Stoneways Marine Awards
Katie McCabe and Pip Hare recognised at YJA Stoneways Marine Awards
Monday, 13 September 2021

Katie McCabe was the recipient of two yachting awards at this year’s YJA Stoneways Marine Awards gala dinner. McCabe wrote emotional and vividly descriptive blogs of her recently accomplished and record-breaking solo journey around Britain....

Joint award for Premier Marinas and Bentley Motors at SIBS
Joint award for Premier Marinas and Bentley Motors at SIBS
Monday, 13 September 2021

Premier Marinas and Bentley Motors have been awarded Exhibitor Environmental Awards at Southampton International Boat Show by British Marine. The joint winners received their awards in recognition of ‘going above and beyond to reduce their ...

Discovery Shipyard secures three orders at first day of SIBS
Discovery Shipyard secures three orders at first day of SIBS
Monday, 13 September 2021

On the first day of the Southampton International Boat Show, the Discovery Shipyard says it secured three orders, with contracts signed.

British Marine launches national conference
British Marine launches national conference
Monday, 13 September 2021

British Marine says its new National Conference: Innovate for Success 2022 will be held at the National Motorcycle Museum and National Conference Centre (NCC) on 15-16 March 2022.

Icom announces five-year warranty on all VHF leisure products bought at SIBS
Icom announces five-year warranty on all VHF leisure products bought at SIBS
Monday, 13 September 2021

Icom says it’s showing ground breaking products at this year’s SIBS, coupled with a 5-year warranty on all its VHF leisure products.

Harland & Wolff welcomes 34 apprentices
Harland & Wolff welcomes 34 apprentices
Monday, 13 September 2021

Harland & Wolff is welcoming 34 new apprentices across all four sites, Appledore (pictured above), Arnish, Belfast and Methil, as part of its first ‘apprentice induction event.’

#boatgen gives young people a gateway to boating
#boatgen gives young people a gateway to boating
Saturday, 11 September 2021

To engage and encourage young people to experience the benefits of being on the water, boatfolk has partnered with the Andrew Simpson Foundation to launch #boatgen, a not-for-profit sailing initiative which aims to get children and teens on the wa...

Borrow A Boat relaunches innovative sister brand Own A Boat
Borrow A Boat relaunches innovative sister brand Own A Boat
Friday, 10 September 2021

Borrow A Boat has announced the relaunch of Own A Boat. Originally unveiled in 2019, Own A Boat allows you to purchase a boat through the Borrow A Boat platform, and to place it with one of the platforms trusted charter operator partners, who will...

BORROW A BOAT LAUNCHES £750,000 CROWDFUNDING ROUND
BORROW A BOAT LAUNCHES £750,000 CROWDFUNDING ROUND
Friday, 10 September 2021

Borrow A Boat has launched a £750,000 crowdfunding round with Crowdcube, before beginning the process to convert to a PLC.

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