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VIDEO: Terrifying moment houseboat crashes and sinks
VIDEO: Terrifying moment houseboat crashes and sinks
Monday, 28 February 2022

A man has managed to escape uninjured after a house boat swept away by currents in the Brisbane River collided with a ferry terminal at Kangaroo Point, Australia.

JMST winds up after awarding £1 million
JMST winds up after awarding £1 million
Monday, 28 February 2022

Eight sailing clubs and the RYA’s OnBoard programme have received a combined boost of £185,000 as part of the John Merricks Sailing Trust’s (JMST) Legacy Awards.

Dubai boosts sailing and marine sports with new deal
Dubai boosts sailing and marine sports with new deal
Monday, 28 February 2022

Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC), the government entity responsible for organising marine sports activity in the Emirates, and P&O Marinas, Dubai’s premium marina operator, a subsidiary of DP World, have signed a joint agreement a...

Uffa Fox 50 Celebration 2022
Uffa Fox 50 Celebration 2022
Saturday, 26 February 2022

A total of twelve organisations in Cowes and East Cowes have come together to plan Uffa Fox 50 – a celebration of Uffa Fox’s life and to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. The focal point will be Cowes Parade where there wil...

Rutland & Cambridge retain RYA & BUSA Women’s Team Racing Championship titles
Rutland & Cambridge retain RYA & BUSA Women’s Team Racing Championship titles
Friday, 25 February 2022

Eleven teams found weather windows to drive to Budworth SC in Cheshire for the RYA/BUSA Women’s Team Racing Nationals – and were rewarded with a weekend of great sailing.

Round the Island: Early-bird discounts end at 2359 on Saturday
Round the Island: Early-bird discounts end at 2359 on Saturday
Friday, 25 February 2022

With nearly 450 entries so far for the 2022 Round the Island, the ISC and Race Team are looking forward to a very well-supported race on 25 June.

WATCH: City of Kiel to use autonomous electric water taxis
WATCH: City of Kiel to use autonomous electric water taxis
Friday, 25 February 2022

Torqeedo has been awarded a contract to supply a complete electric drive train for a groundbreaking autonomous boat in the German city of Kiel.

Video: RNLI rescues soggy moggy
Video: RNLI rescues soggy moggy
Friday, 25 February 2022

Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteers from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston had an unusual call earlier this week (22Feb22) as they launched to reports of a cat stranded on a river bank.

ePropulsion predicts 100% growth in 2022
ePropulsion predicts 100% growth in 2022
Friday, 25 February 2022

ePropulsion has announced record sales revenue growth in 2021 and forecasts a strong outlook for 2022.

Clipper Race set to restart after two-year delay
Clipper Race set to restart after two-year delay
Friday, 25 February 2022

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is set to resume its 2019-20 edition after an almost two-year delay caused by the pandemic. The sailing event, which trains people from all walks of life to become ocean racers, was suspended in March 2020 a...

SailGP announces Championship of Champions
SailGP announces Championship of Champions
Friday, 25 February 2022

SailGP has launched its first Inspire Waspz Grand Final – Championship of Champions, which will see the top young athletes from around the world (male and female) compete for the overall season podium at the Mubadala United States Sail Gran...

Paints and glues assessed to protect HMS Victory
Paints and glues assessed to protect HMS Victory
Friday, 25 February 2022

According to the Royal Navy, ‘boffins’ are looking for the best paint, glues and fastenings to keep Nelson’s flagship weatherproof and watertight for the next half century.

West System and Pro-Set team up again for the RYA Dinghy Show 2022
West System and Pro-Set team up again for the RYA Dinghy Show 2022
Friday, 25 February 2022

The doors open for the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show on 26th February, where West System and Pro-Set teams will be on-hand to answer any questions, offer advice and run live epoxy demonstrations.

AkzoNobel scales up in-house resin production
AkzoNobel scales up in-house resin production
Friday, 25 February 2022

Global paints and coatings company, AkzoNobel, plans to invest in the expansion of in-house resin manufacturing as part of the company’s grow & deliver strategy. 

The scale-up program, which is already underway, aims to help...

Switzerland strengthens SailGP team with Olympic recruits
Switzerland strengthens SailGP team with Olympic recruits
Thursday, 24 February 2022 In less than three months, the Switzerland SailGP Team will make its debut in the SailGP. The team will first race its cutting-edge, hydro-foiling F50 in Bermuda, the first event of SailGP’s third season, with an all-star line-up which announ...
Musto renews contract with British Sailing Team
Musto renews contract with British Sailing Team
Thursday, 24 February 2022

Musto has renewed its long-standing commitment to the British Sailing Team as Official Clothing Supplier.

Haslar Marina opens refurbished Sealift3 and service yard as part of boatcare services
Haslar Marina opens refurbished Sealift3 and service yard as part of boatcare services
Thursday, 24 February 2022

boatfolk, has reopened the Sealift3 boat lift as well as the redeveloped boatyard as part of its in-house boatcare offering at Haslar Marina, Portsmouth Harbour.

20 pre-orders for floating ‘liveable’ house yacht
20 pre-orders for floating ‘liveable’ house yacht
Thursday, 24 February 2022

Arkup, the company behind the liveable yacht series and ‘glass houses at sea’, has 20 pre-orders on the books for its new Arkup 40, with the first model due to hit the water in Q3 2022.

Portsmouth’s masterplan aims to generate £739 million in ten years
Portsmouth’s masterplan aims to generate £739 million in ten years
Thursday, 24 February 2022

Portsmouth International Port has unveiled its 20-year masterplan, with the developments expected to generate approximately £800m for the national economy by 2042 and secure over 11,000 jobs, following a £92m investment.

Yanmar invests $21 million in boat rental company
Yanmar invests $21 million in boat rental company
Thursday, 24 February 2022

Yanmar Holdings has announced that its subsidiary, Yanmar America, has acquired a majority stake in GetMyBoat, the world’s largest boat rental and water experience marketplace, and injected $21 million in growth capital as part of the Serie...

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