Category Archives: Marine

Match Race Super League

By | February 15, 2018

After a break of several years, a revived Match Race Grand Prix will take place again in Switzerland. Match Race Switzerland ranks as a new event of the Match Race Super League between renowned events such as Match Race Germany, the Internationaux de France, the Oakcliff International Match Race (USA), and the Kingdom Match Race… Read More »

Dee Caffari meets the Sea Nymph

By | February 15, 2018

In October 2017, two sailors from Hawaii and a dog were rescued by the US Navy from their cruising sail boat, ‘Sea Nymph’, 1000 miles off the coast of Japan after drifting at sea for nearly five months in their damaged boat, and abandoning their vessel in the process. Four months later, Turn the Tide… Read More »

Clipper Race: home teams on the hunt

By | February 15, 2018

The two Chinese teams continue to lead the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race to Sanya in their home country. Shifting winds have meant that many in the fleet have had to take down spinnakers, but the teams are continuing to maintain excellent speeds towards the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint. Qingdao maintains is position… Read More »

Impact of gender equity on Tokyo 2020

By | February 14, 2018

When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) pressured World Sailing after the Rio 2016 Olympics to revise the Sailing events to have equal medals for men and women for Tokyo 2020, this translated to an overhaul of the events. With six events for men, four events for women, and a directive for a more diverse, dynamic… Read More »

Have you got something exciting to say about your business?

By | February 14, 2018

Got a new product? Announcing a new partnership or service? Do you just have something interesting and/or exciting to announce? If the answer is yes then please send your news release and image directly to Peter Nash at Marine Industry News – On average over 4,500 unique users a month visit Marine Industry News, generating around 12,000-page impressions. Every working day the Marine Industry News… Read More »

Dún Laoghaire’s Carlisle Pier ‘Regeneration Plan’ seeks expression of interest

By | February 13, 2018

Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company is considering how best to proceed with the regeneration of the Carlisle Pier, a major leisure and cultural site that is located between the National Yacht Club and Royal St. George Yacht Club. The pier is regularly used by both yacht clubs during major internatonal sailing events staged at the port… Read More »

Scanstrut launches the world’s first 12-24V waterproof wireless charger range

By | February 11, 2018

Outdoor technologies leader Scanstrut is excited to launch its latest innovation : waterproof, outdoor-ready wireless on-board charging. The IPX6 waterproof 12-24V Qi certified waterproof wireless charging range enables Fast Charge Technology for the outdoor environment, without the need for phone charging cables. Designed from the ground up, this is the world’s first waterproof wireless charge… Read More »