Submarine Museum suits up thanks to Tecsew

By | August 22, 2019

Boat cover company, Tecsew Ltd, has provided protective canvas to Second World War-era submarine, HMS Alliance. Tecsew has made yet another rewarding contribution towards naval history by providing protective canvas for HMS Alliance, the only remaining Second World War-era submarine which is based at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport. The National Museum of… Read More »

Visit the RYA stand this September

By | August 22, 2019

If you’re visiting the Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat, (13-22 September) to get your fix of everything boating then make sure you pay a visit to the RYA stand (B027) located outside the Holiday Inn Hotel. “We’re delighted to be returning to the Southampton International Boat Show,” comments RYA Shows and… Read More »

RYA steps up commitment to sustainability activities

By | August 22, 2019

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability activities, the RYA has become a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact and renewed its environmental policy. “The RYA recognises that the protection of the environment is an integral part of our business,” commented Phil Horton, RYA Environment and Sustainability Manager.  “We believe that environmental damage… Read More »

Safety Award fund donated to the MacDermott Unit

By | August 21, 2019

Earlier this year, Whale received a prestigious Safety Award from Brunswick, used to acknowledge operations that consistently rank among the highest in safety performance. Along with the award, Brunswick kindly directed a donation of £2,000 towards a charity of Whale’s choice, which has been announced as the MacDermott Unit at the Ulster Hospital, which specialises… Read More »

Ready Steady Tokyo – Medal Race Day 1

By | August 21, 2019

First medal race day with the Nacra 17, 49er, 49erFX and the two RS:X deciding their podium places at Ready Steady Tokyo in Enoshima. British Sailing Team competitors featured in all five medal races and finished the day with, silver in the men’s 49er, silver and bronze in the mixed Nacra 17 and bronze in… Read More »

New fire-fighting vessel makes a splash with John Deere engines

By | August 21, 2019

One of the UK’s leading aluminium vessel manufacturers, Aluminium Marine Consultants Ltd (AMC), has launched a high performance, first-in-class fire-fighting vessel. A tri-partnership agreement was signed between AMC, Naval Architect Walker Marine Design and fire-fighting supplier Angloco Limited to design and build the fire-fighting vessel, formally named Barracuda. Built at AMC’s Shipyard in Cowes, Isle… Read More »