Author Archives: Peter Nash

Living with the challenges

By | November 16, 2018

Armel Tripon on Réauté Chocolat claims the role of third finisher in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo transatlantic race, easily winning the Multi50 class of this iconic contest which comes along every fourth year. The next arrivals – Alex Thomson (IMOCA) and Erwan Le Roux (Multi50) – may come soon, but it is… Read More »

Maiden yacht world voyage halted after 36 hours, says BBC

By | November 16, 2018

A round-the-world tour on a famous racing yacht was halted after just 36 hours due to “unexpected problems”. Maiden set off from Hamble near Southampton on a global campaign to promote girls’ education. But its 54,000-mile voyage was cut short after the all-female crew discovered issues and sailed to Plymouth for repairs. A statement posted… Read More »

RCD Awareness course

By | November 16, 2018

This RCD Awareness course includes the latest legislation and issues on the Recreational Craft Directive. Increase your knowledge of the latest legality on the RCD, to ensure compliance in this important area. Are you up to date with the requirements of the RCD? Get information on the latest legislation and issues within the Recreational Craft Directive. Event… Read More »

Aqua Living water lifestyle store

By | November 16, 2018 is the newly-launched online store that stocks everything from deck shoes and floatation gilets, to lifejackets, swimming goggles and inflatable paddleboards. Aqua Living founders Christina and Alistair Hall grew up on the South Coast of England and following the birth of their twin boys, quickly realised the need for practical, water-friendly and waterproof products… Read More »

‘First of its kind’ cross-border energy conference in Norwich to discuss decommissioning

By | November 16, 2018

Decommissioning in the southern North Sea (SNS) will be the focus of two “unique” cross-Channel events being organised by energy industry trade bodies. The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) and the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) are putting on the events in Norwich and Amsterdam – which they believe will be the first of… Read More »

Cowes Harbour Services – marine operations division – business news update

By | November 16, 2018

Cowes Harbour Services (formerly Kingston Marine Services) based in East Cowes, Isle of Wight has a wealth of expertise and local knowledge gained from many years assisting with the delivery of marine and coastal works and projects, and is actively seeking new avenues of business. Marine Services Manager for Cowes Harbour Commission, Jock Rafferty, says:… Read More »

Navico® shifts electronics paradigm with introduction of new display category

By | November 16, 2018

Egersund, Norway – Navico® — parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands — recently announced the launch of a brand new category of marine technology — the information display (ID). Ushering in a new dawn of integration for boaters and marking the first significant evolution of the multifunctional display (MFD), IDs combine a sleek design with… Read More »

Navico launches C-Map Embark, the latest in Nautical Navigation technology

By | November 15, 2018

Nautical maps made simple. Southampton, UK – Navico, the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics has announced the launch of C-MAP Embark, a nautical navigation app designed to refresh the planning, cruising and fishing experience with a clear aim in mind: to make it simpler. C-MAP Embark is powered by map data from official hydrographic… Read More »