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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.

Surge in paddlesports accidents due to lack of safety training
Surge in paddlesports accidents due to lack of safety training
Wednesday, 20 April 2022

Latest figures released in the USA point to a dangerous lack of training when it comes to paddlesports.

Watch: Orcas swimming in Comox Marina
Watch: Orcas swimming in Comox Marina
Wednesday, 20 April 2022

Comox Marina, near Vancouver, Canada was recently visited by five orcas.

Propspeed appoints mid-Atlantic regional sales manager
Propspeed appoints mid-Atlantic regional sales manager
Wednesday, 20 April 2022

Propspeed (foul-release coatings) has hired Darron Zimmer as new Mid-Atlantic regional sales manager and technical support. Zimmer will be responsible for servicing existing customers and expanding market penetration in the region.

Pontoon manufacturer moves production to Indiana
Pontoon manufacturer moves production to Indiana
Wednesday, 20 April 2022

Vanderbilt Luxury Pontoons says it is moving production to a facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Operating under its own corporate structure of LLC, Vanderbilt has also assembled a new management team to move the company forward.

Video: Floating dock sinking, Japan
Video: Floating dock sinking, Japan
Wednesday, 20 April 2022

A floating dock has sunk at Saka Port, Hiroshima, Japan.

2022 RYA Youth National champions crowned in North Wales
2022 RYA Youth National champions crowned in North Wales
Tuesday, 19 April 2022

The RYA Youth National Championships returned to Pwllheli, North Wales, over the Easter break as the 2022 champions were crowned across seven youth fleets.

London Luxury Afloat – a ‘mini Monaco’ in the heart of the capital
London Luxury Afloat – a ‘mini Monaco’ in the heart of the capital
Tuesday, 19 April 2022

We are just days away from the first ever London Luxury Afloat showcase when some of the most luxurious sail, power and superyachts will be descending upon the iconic St. Katharine Docks, London (21 – 24 April).

WWII destroyer The Sullivans partially sinks in New York
WWII destroyer The Sullivans partially sinks in New York
Tuesday, 19 April 2022

The historic WWII destroyer USS The Sullivans, which is now a museum ship in the state of New York, has partially sunk at the Military Park pier on Buffalo’s waterfront.

Tilting sail expedition yacht unveiled
Tilting sail expedition yacht unveiled
Tuesday, 19 April 2022

The latest creation of Steve Kozloff Designs is The Glory, a 170m, five-deck, ice class, triple-masted motor sailor with three Solid Sail mast systems, which can tilt 70 degrees to reduce the air draft from 244ft to 153ft.

America’s Cup American Magic expands team
America’s Cup American Magic expands team
Tuesday, 19 April 2022

New York Yacht Club (NYYC) American Magic has announced two additions to the team’s leadership: Luis Saenz Mariscal and Jon Persch.

Ian Walker steps down as RYA racing director
Ian Walker steps down as RYA racing director
Tuesday, 19 April 2022

Ian Walker MBE will be stepping down from his position as RYA racing director after four and a half years, the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has confirmed.

US marine antenna firm gives UK manufacturing a boost
US marine antenna firm gives UK manufacturing a boost
Tuesday, 19 April 2022

US-headquartered marine antenna manufacturer, Shakespeare Marine, has announced it is bringing manufacturing back to the UK for a selection of its VHF antennas.

New managing director for the Marine & Property Group
New managing director for the Marine & Property Group
Tuesday, 19 April 2022

The Marine & Property Group, which has five marinas across Wales and the south west of England, has appointed Lee Davies as its new managing director.

Suntex Marinas acquires New Jersey marina
Suntex Marinas acquires New Jersey marina
Tuesday, 19 April 2022

Suntex Marina Investors is continuing to expand its marina portfolio with the acquisition of Key Harbor Marina in Waretown, New Jersey, USA.

Time to go racing for Tom Dolan
Time to go racing for Tom Dolan
Monday, 18 April 2022

A long, comprehensive spring season of training and preparation comes to an end Tuesday as Irish solo offshore sailor Tom Dolan takes on the first major solo race of the 2022 season. The Solo Maître Coq is the traditional curtain raiser, the...

Littlehampton RNLI respond to multiple callouts at Easter, including a shipwreck
Littlehampton RNLI respond to multiple callouts at Easter, including a shipwreck
Monday, 18 April 2022

It has been a busy few days for the charity’s volunteer lifeboat crews as the good weather has tempted people to head out to sea, but despite the calm conditions incidents can still happen. 

Royal Museums Greenwich to celebrate World Oceans Day
Royal Museums Greenwich to celebrate World Oceans Day
Saturday, 16 April 2022

Royal Museums Greenwich will celebrate World Oceans Day 2022 on 11 June with a series of events at the National Maritime Museum. World Oceans Day takes place on 8 June every year as a celebration of the ocean and humankind’s continuing relia...

Poole Sailability is the Official Charity of The International Paint Poole Regatta 2022
Poole Sailability is the Official Charity of The International Paint Poole Regatta 2022
Friday, 15 April 2022

With entries closing on 24 April, the Poole Regatta committee have announced Poole Sailability as the official charity for the 2022 event. 

Early bird tickets to SIBS on sale now
Early bird tickets to SIBS on sale now
Friday, 15 April 2022

If you are planning on heading to the Southampton International Boat Show 2022 (16 – 25 September) then make sure you take advantage of the exclusive early bird ticket offer.

Ian Walker to Step Down as RYA Racing Director
Ian Walker to Step Down as RYA Racing Director
Friday, 15 April 2022

Ian Walker MBE is stepping down from his position as RYA Racing Director.

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