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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.

WATCH: Schoolboy blown out to sea in inflatable dinghy
WATCH: Schoolboy blown out to sea in inflatable dinghy
Tuesday, 26 July 2022

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has rescued an 11-year-old boy after he drifted more than a mile out to sea on an orange inflatable dinghy.

Oyster Yachts launches centreboard keel option for 745 model
Oyster Yachts launches centreboard keel option for 745 model
Tuesday, 26 July 2022

Oyster’s 745 model is now available with a super-shallow draft centreboard option, enabling this highly-popular blue water cruising yacht to safely access some of the world’s most secluded shallow bays, rivers and small marinas, furthe...

Cereste wins 20th British Classic Week
Cereste wins 20th British Classic Week
Tuesday, 26 July 2022

This year’s British Classic Week, hosted by British Classic Yacht Club in Cowes, was won by Robert Clarke designed Bermudan sloop Cereste.

UK Hydrographic Office to cease paper chart production
UK Hydrographic Office to cease paper chart production
Tuesday, 26 July 2022

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced its intention for its withdrawal from global paper chart production by late 2026 to increase focus on its digital navigation products and services.  

Plans to withdraw the UKHO’s p...

Seldén dominates at Solo Class National Championships
Seldén dominates at Solo Class National Championships
Tuesday, 26 July 2022

Seldén Mast dominated at the Solo Class National Championships at South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club in Abersoch, Wales (15 – 19 July), with each of the top three overall winners carrying a Seldén Solo specific D+ -22 spec dinghy...

Green Flags for 565 miles of Britain’s waterways
Green Flags for 565 miles of Britain’s waterways
Tuesday, 26 July 2022

The Canal & River Trust is announcing that over a quarter of its canal and river navigations, including urban canals in Manchester and Sheffield, Commonwealth Games-ready waterways in Birmingham, and semi-rural stretches of river in Leicester...

New European agent for HH Catamarans
New European agent for HH Catamarans
Tuesday, 26 July 2022

France-based Multicats International has been named as the new agent for HH catamarans, representing the sailing catamarans in continental Europe.

BRYD reveals details of new CR Yachts flagship
BRYD reveals details of new CR Yachts flagship
Tuesday, 26 July 2022

BRYD has revealed the first details of the new CR Yachts flagship – the CR490 DS, Deck Saloon Blue Water Cruiser. 

Seldén dominates at Solo Class National Championships
Seldén dominates at Solo Class National Championships
Tuesday, 26 July 2022

Seldén Mast dominated at the recent Solo Class National Championships at South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club in Abersoch, Wales, with each of the top three overall winners carrying a Seldén dinghy mast and boom.

Sand People and Blue Creative Group merge
Sand People and Blue Creative Group merge
Tuesday, 26 July 2022

Sand People, the PR agency that manages clients including Denison Yachting, Grand Banks, Numarine and Wally, has merged with Blue Creative Group to create a singular global communications agency.

Young people start first leg of Tall Ships Youth Trust’s Round Britain Tour
Young people start first leg of Tall Ships Youth Trust’s Round Britain Tour
Monday, 25 July 2022

TEN young people aged 12 – 15 set sail on a voyage from Portsmouth to Plymouth on 24 July on board an iconic 72ft Challenger yacht with Tall Ships Youth Trust on the first leg of its round Britain tour.

Plunge into the UK’s biggest tank with an immersive experience like no other with Snorkel at the Aquarium
Plunge into the UK’s biggest tank with an immersive experience like no other with Snorkel at the Aquarium
Monday, 25 July 2022

For the first time ever, visitors to the National Marine Aquarium, can be fully immersed in the venue’s largest exhibit alongside sharks and rays.

Final test of Clipper 2019-20 Race underway
Final test of Clipper 2019-20 Race underway
Monday, 25 July 2022

The rain gave way to blue skies and a good breeze for the start of Race 15 – the final race in the Clipper Race circumnavigation, taking the teams from Derry~Londonderry to London.

Three Great Britain SailGP Team athletes to cycle 450 miles to Plymouth ahead of the Great Britain SailGP
Three Great Britain SailGP Team athletes to cycle 450 miles to Plymouth ahead of the Great Britain SailGP
Monday, 25 July 2022

Three members of the Great Britain SailGP Team that will compete in next weekend’s Great Britain Sail Grand Prix in Plymouth (July 30 and 31) will travel by bicycle to the event in a bid to support SailGP’s commitment to making the Gra...

WATCH: Fire onboard 27m superyacht in Italy: “We saved people, I lost everything”
WATCH: Fire onboard 27m superyacht in Italy: “We saved people, I lost everything”
Monday, 25 July 2022

A 27 metre Pershing 88 superyacht caught fire off the coast of Positano, Italy, on Friday (22Jul22).

11 Amazon lifejackets recalled, owners urged to stop using products ‘immediately’
11 Amazon lifejackets recalled, owners urged to stop using products ‘immediately’
Monday, 25 July 2022

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has issued a product recall for 11 models of lifejackets, including a children’s floating vest, that were being sold via Amazon.

Prometheus Sailing (formerly Sunsail UK) launches new watersports arm
Prometheus Sailing (formerly Sunsail UK) launches new watersports arm
Monday, 25 July 2022

Prometheus Watersports is to launch YellowV’s range of inflatable paddle boards and kayaks into the UK.

New pontoon improves accessibility at Marlow Rowing Club
New pontoon improves accessibility at Marlow Rowing Club
Monday, 25 July 2022

Marlow Rowing Club has installed a new rowing pontoon, which it says has significantly upgraded the club’s boat launching area, and improved access and increased space for disabled rowers. The pontoon was designed and manufactured by I...

Silver Yachts launches first 36m SpaceCat catamaran
Silver Yachts launches first 36m SpaceCat catamaran
Monday, 25 July 2022

Silver Yachts has successfully launched the first hull in its SilverCat series of luxury catamarans. The 36-metre Spacecat was constructed at the shipbuilder’s facilities on the Pearl River Delta in Guangdong Province, China.

Nearly $20m in funding to strengthen U.S. shipyard competitiveness
Nearly $20m in funding to strengthen U.S. shipyard competitiveness
Monday, 25 July 2022

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced US$19.6 million in grant awards to 24 small shipyards in 19 states through the Small Shipyard Grant Program. The funds are designed to help recipients mod...

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