Whale to the rescue

By | July 19, 2018

Keith Wheeler retrofits a Whale Double Stack Freshwater Pump to his boat to increase performance and reliability. Here’s what he said about it: I began sailing dinghies aged 14 and by aged 30 had progressed to cruising yachts moving up from a small 18ft boat to 36ft. Two were fitted out from scratch and the… Read More »

Results of Boat Owners’ Views survey

By | July 19, 2018

The results of the Canal & River Trust’s latest Boat Owners’ Views survey has been published. According to the survey, boaters are saying that mental and physical wellbeing were both the biggest motivation for, and benefit of, boating. The Trust has now surveyed everyone who has held a boat licence in the past three years.… Read More »

‘A day in the life’ of Ryan Donaldson

By | July 19, 2018

Ryan Donaldson was recently interviewed by Peters & May. Here’s what they wrote: Meet Ryan Donaldson, a man of dreams and sheer determination! As a guy with big aspirations Ryan turned to Peters & May to help him make his dreams a reality; embarking on his adventure to race in the Mini Transat. After the… Read More »

Boater accidentally drains Kennet and Avon Canal

By | July 19, 2018

A boater accidentally drained a stretch of the Kennet and Avon Canal after leaving all the lock gates open. A section of the waterway was left with hardly any water on Tuesday near the Barge Inn in Seend, Wiltshire. A spokesperson for the Canal and River Trust confirmed what happened was not malicious but that… Read More »

On a mission to be the best

By | July 19, 2018

Read what Craig Leweck said about Marit Bouwmeester for Scuttlebutt Sailing News: Marit Bouwmeester, who comes from the Netherlands, dominates the Laser Radial. Two-time Olympic medalist, many time world champion. On social media, she dominates the gym. “I post a lot of photos of myself on Instagram showing my training. I’m not on purpose trying to inspire people,… Read More »

Cox Powertrain announces new engine assembly facility in Shoreham, West Sussex

By | July 19, 2018

New facility to bring jobs to the local area as the engineering specialist readies for the launch of CXO300 diesel marine outboard engine this year. British engineering innovator, Cox Powertrain, has signed a lease to take over a 28,000 square foot production facility in Cecil Pashley Way, near Shoreham (Brighton City) Airport. The building, currently undergoing renovation,… Read More »

Actisense strengthens its reputation for excellence with new Polish partnership

By | July 19, 2018

Actisense, the multi-award winning marine electronics brand, has formed a new product partnership with Polish company Navinord. The multi-award-winning NMEA specialists at Actisense in Poole have formed a new product partnership with Navinord, a specialist marine electronics integration company based in Poland. Utilising Navinord’s technical feedback, the new partnership will help to ensure that Actisense… Read More »