Author Archives: Peter Nash

Lehvoss Group Provides Carbon-Reinforced Thermoplastics for World’s First 3D Printed Yacht

By | March 23, 2018

Livrea Yacht, an ambitious project from two Italian boat builders, will be the first-ever 3D printed yacht. The Hamburg-based Lehvoss Group is providing the team with carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics to produce parts with dedicated direct extrusion 3D printing technology. Francesco Belvisi and Daniele Cevola are two Italian boat builders with big and buoyant dreams. The… Read More »

The Future Customers Project – is your business prepared?

By | March 23, 2018

Market research specialists, Arkenford, will be reporting back on the latest piece of consumer research, commissioned as part of the Future Customers Project, at an event hosted by British Marine in Southampton. If you want to know what the latest information on consumer barriers and segmentation mean for your business and, more importantly, understand how… Read More »

All party group discusses waterway issues

By | March 23, 2018

Transfer of the EA navigations, future waterway funding and residential moorings were among the topics discussed at a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Waterways, held at Westminster on Tuesday 13th March. John Grogan MP, Chair of the All Party Group, opened the meeting and welcomed the first speaker, Richard Parry, Chief… Read More »

InnovaSea joins European distributors for Cox Powertrain’s 300hp diesel outboard

By | March 23, 2018

British diesel outboard innovator, Cox Powertrain, has appointed InnovaSea AS as the distributor of its 300hp diesel outboard engine in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Poland and Croatia. The Norwegian based marine engine specialist is the latest company to be announced as part of Cox Powertrain’s exclusive line-up of distributors in preparation for the CXO300 launch later… Read More »

Broom restructuring for the future

By | March 22, 2018

Broom has announced plans to restructure its operations into a leading leisure operator on the Southern Norfolk Broads. Over recent years the market to build and sell boats has changed significantly, reflecting low customer demand, overseas competition and rising costs. Against this backdrop, the shareholders have continued to invest, with the company becoming one of… Read More »

Cruising Association praises constructive Government response

By | March 22, 2018 Cruising Association praises constructive Government response   21st March, 2018: CA House, London The Cruising Association (CA) has welcomed the Government response to its petition ‘Lobster Pots and Small Craft Safety – time to change the rules!’ which recently closed with 10,770 signatures. “This signals change, and for the better. Government is now ‘looking… Read More »

Breach on Middlewich Branch

By | March 22, 2018

An embankment on the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal between Wardle Lock and Stanthorne Lock collapsed overnight on Thursday 15th March, and will be closed for the foreseeable future. Canal & River Trust emergency engineers were on site all night dealing with the breach, and engineers and operations teams spent the next few… Read More »