Typhoon Hydro Lifejacket: essential and affordable

By | July 23, 2019

Typhoon International, the world’s largest manufacturer of drysuits and a key player in the diving and watersports markets, introduces a new everyday lifejacket to its range. The Typhoon Hydro Lifejacket is brand new for the 2019 summer season. It is UK designed and manufactured to an exceptional quality yet attractively priced. The Hydro is suitable… Read More »

B&G is proud to support the zer°emissions project – the race against sea pollution

By | July 23, 2019

B&G, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, announces its support of the Zer°emission project. Headed up by Samuli Leisti, the goal of the project is to raise awareness of sea pollution by participating in significant sail racing events during 2019-2020 with a modern TP52-class race boat. In 2019, the team will participate in… Read More »

CJR Propulsion’s new two-week design and production service for propellers

By | July 23, 2019

CJR Propulsion has launched a rapid design and manufacturing service to deliver bespoke, fully-machined Class S propellers in just two weeks. The precision-engineering specialist is the only propeller manufacturer in Europe able to offer this level of responsiveness, following a £4m investment at its Southampton UK facilities. The reduction in lead times, for propellers up… Read More »

Sunseeker reports solid growth in profitability

By | July 23, 2019

2018 affirmed the strong financial progress of luxury performance motor yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International, with substantial growth in gross margins and retained profit. Profits grew from £1.1m in 2017 to £6.6m in 2018, a substantial £5.5m increase. Pure boat operations – excluding other operating income – increased by almost £10m year-on-year. Underlying EBITDA was over… Read More »

Ship attacks will adversely impact insurance premiums

By | July 23, 2019

Jonathan Moss, head of transport and marine at global legal business, DWF, comments on the seizure of the British vessel in the Persian Gulf and the subsequent impact on insurance premiums. He says: “The seizure of the British vessel is unacceptable and clearly an act of retaliation as a consequence for the British authorities seizing the… Read More »

Record number of waterways get Green Flag status

By | July 22, 2019

Over 300 miles of Canal & River Trust waterways have achieved Green Flag status. The Erewash Canal, Grand Union Canal at Hanwell, River Lee Navigation at Stonebridge Lock in Tottenham, and 41 miles of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Yorkshire have, for the first time, joined the likes of the Kennet & Avon, Macclesfield… Read More »

A sad day for Ronstan

By | July 22, 2019

Today the Ronstan team mourns the passing of Ron Allatt, who died peacefully with his wife Jan at his side, on the 19th July, 2019. Ron was 89. Together with Stan LeNepveu, Ron was the “Ron” in Ronstan. The two met in 1946 and raced sailing dinghies together, before teaming up to build boats and… Read More »