Author Archives: Jake Young

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 »

Celebrating 50 years of pioneers and first-evers at Southampton Boat Show

By | July 12, 2018

This year Southampton Boat Show celebrates its golden anniversary. Over the last 50 years it has been the launchpad for boating legends, seen the evolution of ground-breaking technology and tracked the rise of global marine brands…and shows no sign of stopping! Taking place from 14-23 September 2018, this year’s Show will boast an expected… Read More »

Lesley Robinson appointed CEO of British Marine

By | July 2, 2018

British Marine is delighted to announce that Ms Lesley Robinson has been appointed as CEO and will take up the position on 16 July 2018. Lesley is a high calibre, proven, Chief Executive with both UK and international experience in numerous public, non-marine as well as leisure marine sectors. She is a qualified accountant, with… Read More »

Maritime Minister chooses Seawork

By | June 29, 2018

Maritime Minister chooses Seawork to announce a new initiative in the maritime sector. The Minister, Nusrat Ghani, who is responsible for Maritime, Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), Maritime Security, Skills and Apprenticeships, Accessibility and the Year of Engineering will tour the exhibition to meet key exhibitors. She will also visit THV ALERT, the largest vessel… Read More »

British Marine appoints Interim Managing Director

By | May 16, 2018

As out-going President of British Marine, David Pougher, with the support of the British Marine Board, has agreed to undertake the role of Interim Managing Director until such time as a new appointee is recruited to replace Howard Pridding. The role will be a minimum of six months to facilitate a smooth transition and ensure… Read More »

TeamO raising capital to fund development and stock production

By | March 20, 2018

TeamO is currently raising money to fund their new range of lifejackets, designed to solve the life-threatening issue of being towed through the water by your lifejacket. They’re seeking funding via CrowdCube which should hopefully enable them to move forward with two new products and subsequently increase sales. On their crowdfunding page, TeamO have said “We… Read More »

PR and social media job opportunity at MAA

By | March 2, 2018

We are looking for a passionate and hardworking communications professional to join our busy agency team. The award-winning Marine Advertising Agency (MAA) is a leading provider of specialist marketing services to the marine industry. With offices in Haslar Marina (Gosport), MAA works with market leading marine companies on their PR, design, social media, digital and… Read More »