Author Archives: Peter Nash

AllBoat Services celebrates Apollo landing

By | July 16, 2018

AllBoat Services (ABS), which has been providing engineering services alongside technical products to Plymouth’s marine community over the last three decades, has celebrated the grand opening of its first purpose-built premises with suppliers, customers, friends and family. “Customers came from as far as Southampton and Belgium to help us celebrate and it was lovely to… Read More »

Guildford born skipper leads team to victory in penultimate Clipper Race

By | July 16, 2018

Nikki Henderson, 24, from Guildford, has led her team, Visit Seattle, to victory in the penultimate Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race.  Visit Seattle crossed the finishing line on Monday 9 July after sailing 3,000 miles across the North Atlantic Ocean from New York to Northern Ireland.  The race saw the team complete the final ocean crossing of… Read More »

Young offshore services firm secures major Norfolk wind farm contract

By | July 13, 2018

A young engineering business offering services to the renewable energy sector has added a big new contract to its portfolio. Stowen Clean Energy has secured a maintenance contract with Norwegian group Equinor at Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm off the North Norfolk coast. From its base in Great Yarmouth, the company will be providing inspection… Read More »

Amateur crew conquer final ocean of Round the World adventure

By | July 13, 2018

The full Clipper Race fleet has arrived in Derry-Londonderry, with the crew now ready to enjoy an action-packed fortnight and the award-winning Foyle Maritime Festival. After what has been a thrilling race full of tactical, close racing, incredible whale and dolphin sightings, and a thrilling finish and win by the youngest Clipper Race Skipper, Nikki… Read More »

Groupe Beneteau takes a majority stake in Seascape

By | July 13, 2018

Groupe Beneteau has become the majority shareholder with a 60% stake in the Slovenian company Seascape d.o.o., which specialises in designing, building and marketing performance sailing yachts. The yard’s founders, Andraž Mihelin and Kristian Hajnšek, will continue in their roles alongside the Group and retain 40% of the capital. Seascape d.o.o. will be included in… Read More »