Author Archives: Jake Young

Code amber for Francis Joyon and IDEC SPORT

By | October 18, 2019

Francis Joyon has just moved to code amber, as he can see a favourable weather opportunity in the next 48 hours. He may set off on his attempt at the solo Mauritius Route record between Port Louis (Brittany) and Port Louis (Mauritius) on Saturday. This is the first Act in his new record-breaking campaign in… Read More »

Centrik ensures smooth sailing for Thames Clippers’ operational management

By | October 18, 2019

Thames Clippers has turned to powerful operational management system Centrik to overhaul its increasingly complex safety reporting, documentation, compliance and training processes. The successful London-based river bus service has seen rapid growth in recent years, adding five new catamarans to its now 19-strong fleet. With passenger numbers in excess of 4 million per year, the… Read More »

Award-winning Galeon 680 FLY to debut in Fort Lauderdale

By | October 18, 2019

The Galeon 680 FLY debuted at the Cannes Yachting Festival and won The World Yachts Trophy for best exterior design. “Galeon has once again demonstrated its courageousness to push the boundaries of design and innovation with the introduction of the 680 FLY,” begins Bob Burke, Galeon Brand Manager. “We are honoured that the industry has rewarded… Read More »

The new ultra-compact, affordable and waterproof GX1400GPS/E DSC VHF from Standard Horizon

By | October 18, 2019

Continuing to lead the market in compact, affordable and feature-packed DSC transceivers, Standard Horizon announces the arrival of the all-new GX1400GPS/E. Measuring just over 6 inches wide and a fraction under 4 inches deep, this remarkably compact and rugged marine radio is designed to fit into the most challenging of locations. The full waterproofing to the… Read More »

Provezza are crowned 52 SUPER SERIES Greenest Team of the Year

By | October 11, 2019

Ergin Imre’s Turkish-flagged Provezza team have been honoured as the 52 SUPER SERIES’ Greenest Team of Year for 2019. The crew have led by example throughout the season, embracing benchmark best practices with diligence and enthusiasm, while helping drive new initiatives by the series’ hard-working group of Sustainability Ambassadors. And, in keeping with the circuit’s… Read More »

Marine Industry News at SIBS 2019

By | September 13, 2019

The 51st Southampton International Boat Show opens today in Mayflower Park, Southampton. With 29 boats making their world debut and 89 their UK debut, multiple dry side product launches, celebrity and expert speakers, demonstrations, competitions and numerous ways to get out on the water, there is a lot to see, do and report on. Marine Industry… Read More »

Blue Belt Technology Roadmap project launched

By | September 11, 2019

The Blue Belt Technology Roadmaps project is a new project that has been launched to explore new technologies that can address the challenges associated with surveillance, compliance and enforcement within protected marine areas in UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs). The project is being led by Marine South East on behalf of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO),… Read More »

Aquamare Marine forecasts more growth as it appoints new Technical Sales Manager

By | September 11, 2019

Plymouth-based company Aquamare Marine was founded by just two people almost ten years ago. They have just appointed Andrew Jones into the newly created role of Technical Sales Manager to help grow the business. The company which offers sales and support to the marine industry has seen steady growth and now employs 30 people worldwide with… Read More »