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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.

Great Britain SailGP Team ready to race on home waters
Great Britain SailGP Team ready to race on home waters
Thursday, 15 July 2021

The Great Britain Sail Grand Prix takes place in the stunning natural amphitheatre of the Plymouth Sound this weekend, with the British team looking to put on a strong performance for their home crowd.

Spectra Watermakers announces remote manual controlled watermakers
Spectra Watermakers announces remote manual controlled watermakers
Thursday, 15 July 2021

Spectra Watermakers, producers of energy-efficient desalination systems, has announced the launch of a new line of controllers for its Ventura 150, Ventura 200 and Catalina 340 remote manual watermakers.

Nominations open for RYA Musto Youth Awards
Nominations open for RYA Musto Youth Awards
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

The search has begun for this season’s most inspirational young boaters with nominations now open for the RYA Musto Youth Awards, celebrating the achievement of young people in sailing, windsurfing and powerboating.

August 2021 BoatBid - Open for Entries
August 2021 BoatBid - Open for Entries
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Do you have a boat to sell?

HMS Belfast Restoration with Jotun
HMS Belfast Restoration with Jotun
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Jotun UK & Ireland are working alongside Imperial War Museums supporting vital conservation work on HMS Belfast, one of the largest and most powerful cruiser in the Royal Navy during the Second World War, and now a floating museum on the Thame...

SailGP’s Adopt-a-Club Program sets sail for Britain’s Ocean City
SailGP’s Adopt-a-Club Program sets sail for Britain’s Ocean City
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

SailGP has announced the third installment of its Adopt-a-Club program in Plymouth, initiating partnerships with sailing clubs and local organizations including Plymouth Youth Sailing, Mount Batten Centre, Horizons (Plymouth), as part of the globa...

Watch: Jackass star attacked by shark as stunt goes horribly wrong
Watch: Jackass star attacked by shark as stunt goes horribly wrong
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

A star of the TV show Jackass has been bitten by a shark when a wakeboarding stunt went wrong.

Navier recruits America’s Cup architect Paul Bieker for all-electric hydrofoil
Navier recruits America’s Cup architect Paul Bieker for all-electric hydrofoil
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Silicon Valley startup Navier has recruited Oracle Team USA’s principal design engineer for the 35th America’s Cup, Paul Bieker, as lead naval architect for its first all-electric hydrofoil performance craft, the Navier 27.

72m superyacht concept Vast 72 unveiled
72m superyacht concept Vast 72 unveiled
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Ocean Independence has unveiled its 72m superyacht concept Vast 72. 

Gillen Yacht Services announced as US dealer for Smartgyro
Gillen Yacht Services announced as US dealer for Smartgyro
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Florida-based Gillen Yacht Services has been announced as one of the first dealers in the USA to sell and install Smartgyro gyroscopic stabilisers.

Nominations open for RYA Musto Youth Awards
Nominations open for RYA Musto Youth Awards
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

The search has begun for this season’s most inspirational young boaters with nominations now open for the RYA Musto Youth Awards, which celebrate the achievement of young people in sailing, windsurfing and powerboating.

Dufour Yachts showcases Dufour 470 at SIBS
Dufour Yachts showcases Dufour 470 at SIBS
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Universal Yachting, Dufour Yacht’s South Coast dealer, will be exhibiting five models at Southampton Boat Show 2021 – the Dufour 360, 390, 430,470 and the 56 performance cruising monohull yachts. Launched in early 2021, the Dufou...

Watch: Supply vessel to use Vard Electro’s hybrid battery technology
Watch: Supply vessel to use Vard Electro’s hybrid battery technology
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Atlantic Towing has announced it is integrating Vard Electro’s hybrid battery technology on its platform supply vessel, Atlantic Shrike. It is the first company to implement this multiple mode application of battery technologies on a single...

Recently Sold - Beneteau 505
Recently Sold - Beneteau 505
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Last week Boatshed Grenada sold this 2002 Beneteau 505.

Flying Candela C-7 wins prestigious electric speedboat race in Monaco
Flying Candela C-7 wins prestigious electric speedboat race in Monaco
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

By beating conventional electric boats that pack ten times more power, the ultra-efficient C-7 shows why future boats will be foiling.

Traditional fixed seat rowing boats gather in Bembridge Harbour
Traditional fixed seat rowing boats gather in Bembridge Harbour
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Despite the Bembridge Gig Fest being cancelled when Coronavirus restrictions were extended, the event weekend of 10 – 11 July saw rowers from four mainland clubs and the Island’s own Yarmouth Gig Rowing Club gathering informally in Bem...

Dufour Yachts at Southampton Boat Show
Dufour Yachts at Southampton Boat Show
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Universal Yachting, Dufour Yacht’s South Coast dealer, will be exhibiting five models at Southampton Boat Show: the Dufour 360, 390, 430, 470 and the 56 performance cruising monohull yachts.

Sailing boat struck by lightning off Isle Of Wight
Sailing boat struck by lightning off Isle Of Wight
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Yarmouth’s Severn class all-weather lifeboat (ALB), Eric and Susan Hiscock (Wanderer), launched yesterday to assist a 40ft sailing vessel with electrical failure and a potential engine fire following a lightning strike.

Plymouth Sound National Marine Park awarded £9.5 million
Plymouth Sound National Marine Park awarded £9.5 million
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Plymouth Sound, the home of UK’s first National Marine Park, has been awarded £9.5 million from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to make its vision of a park in the sea a reality.

Sunreef adds 100ft Eco superyacht to line
Sunreef adds 100ft Eco superyacht to line
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Sunreef Yachts has announced its Sunreef 100 Eco catamaran, a bespoke all-electric luxury craft that joins the company’s smaller catamaran offerings of the Sunreef 50 Eco, Sunreef 60 Eco, Sunreef 70 Eco and Sunreef 80 Ec...

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