Author Archives: Peter Nash

Digital Yacht introduces GPS160 TriNav Sensor at Southampton International Boat Show

By | September 13, 2019

Join Digital Yacht for its UK launch of the GPS160 TriNav positioning sensor (which combines GPS, Glonass and Galileo technology) at 1pm, 13th September 2019 at the Southampton International Boat Show, stand J417. Learn about the GPS160’s TriNav technology and see its innovative approach to safety with a new MOB feature too. The €10 billion… Read More »

Caribbean PM backs disaster relief ships at UK launch

By | September 12, 2019

A leading Caribbean Prime Minister has told of the ‘horrors’ of Hurricane Dorian on a UK visit for the launch of a disaster relief ships. Barbados Prime Minister, Mia Mottley, spoke in London fresh from surveying the disaster zone first hand with the Caribbean’s governmental organisation CARICOM. Ms Mottley visited specifically to throw her Government’s… Read More »

Icom IC-M37E to launch at the Southampton Boat Show 2019

By | September 12, 2019

Icom’s expert team will be on hand to demonstrate its latest range of marine radio products and answer any related questions on stand (E029) at the Southampton Boat Show between the 13th and 22nd September 2019. The company, which is celebrating its 45th anniversary in business, will have some great exclusive show offers including an… Read More »

Plymouth to be UK’s first National Marine Park

By | September 12, 2019

Key partners are joining forces to create the UK’s first National Marine Park in Plymouth Local, regional and national partners will sign to show their support on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September to kick-start this innovative project Long distance swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh, attending to back the plans and… Read More »

Overseas berthing becomes easier with ‘try before you buy’ from MDL Marinas at Sant Carles Marina, Spain

By | September 11, 2019

MDL Marinas is once again offering boat owners the chance to ‘try before you buy’, with a heavily subsidised weekend trip to explore Sant Carles Marina, Spain, from 140€ per person. Offering superb cruising and exceptional facilities, the marina is a popular destination for both sail and power boat owners and is only 100 nautical… Read More »

Shakespeare Marine showcases award-winning inflatable emergency VHF antenna at Southampton International Boat Show

By | September 11, 2019

World leader in marine antenna design, Shakespeare® Marine, announces it will demonstrate its multi award-winning inflatable emergency VHF antenna at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show, on the RNLI stand: B024 and Aquafax stands: J230 and J283. The GALAXY-INFL8 is the world’s first inflatable emergency VHF antenna and has taken the industry by storm since… Read More »

Portico and SMS Group partner in short stay ship repair

By | September 11, 2019

The SMS Group, one of the country’s leading ship repairers and marine engineering services providers, has partnered with Portico, Portsmouth’s International Cargo Terminal, to provide dedicated ‘short stay’ ship repair wharfage to all ship operators within the Solent. SMS has an enviable reputation as specialists in ship repair, marine engineering and major fabrication projects in… Read More »

Government pledges £30 million to bolster ports for Brexit

By | September 10, 2019

£30 million will be spent on upgrades to port infrastructure, road and rail links, and build resilience within local government funding will ensure trade continues to flow smoothly at our ports after Brexit on 31 October 2019, whatever the circumstances The country’s ports will continue to thrive after Brexit thanks to £30 million of investment… Read More »

Closing date fast approaching for CGAC Chair applications

By | September 10, 2019

The closing date is now fast approaching for the non-executive position of ‘Chair of the RYA’s Cruising and Government Affairs Committee’ (CGAC) – a policy-forming committee of the RYA Board, responsible for public policy. Policy and regulation have become increasingly unpredictable. The challenge of keeping ahead of change is great, and success is dependent upon… Read More »