Author Archives: Peter Nash

Apprenticeship Standard for Marine Surveyor now available

By | July 12, 2019

As part of the apprenticeship reforms, the Apprenticeship Standard for Marine Surveyor has now been fully approved and published. This level six apprenticeship teaches the apprentice how to inspect vessels, their structure, machinery, equipment and systems, to ensure compliance with established and known standards and regulations and rules for construction, stability, outfitting, equipping, safety and… Read More »

Injured fisherman rescued amidst choppy seas

By | July 12, 2019

An 18 year old fisherman who sustained a hand injury on board his vessel was rescued from choppy seas on the evening of the 2nd of July by the Stornoway coastguard helicopter. Just before 8.30pm on the 2nd of July, HM Coastguard received a VHF radio broadcast from a fishing vessel with six people onboard… Read More »

LateSail sponsors Ramsgate Week 2019

By | July 11, 2019

Worldwide yacht charter company LateSail announces it is sponsoring Euromarine Insurance Ramsgate Week 2019, one of the largest regattas in South East England. The regatta, organised by Royal Temple Yacht Club, runs from Sunday 21 until Friday 26 July and welcomes hundreds of sailors from across Europe. Ramsgate Week will feature competitors from the UK, Belgium,… Read More »

Para World Sailing Bronze for British Duo

By | July 11, 2019

After five days of stiff competition at the Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, Spain, British sailors Will Street and Johnny Currell, took home the bronze medal in the RS Venture Connect Final on the 7th  July 2019. After a disappointing opening day, last year’s gold medal winners, Will and Johnny steadily improved throughout… Read More »

Key officials for 36th America’s Cup

By | July 10, 2019

The Defender and Challenger of Record organisations for the America’s Cup presented by Prada have revealed the specialist race management, rules, and measurement teams chosen for the competition’s 36th edition taking place in 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand. America’s Cup stalwart John Craig (CAN) has been named as Regatta Director and will be in ultimate… Read More »

Clipper Race confirms Host Ports for its final legs

By | July 10, 2019

Host Port destinations that will form the penultimate ‘US Coast-to-Coast’ leg of the Clipper 2019-20 Race along with its momentous ‘Atlantic Homecoming’ Leg have been revealed. Firm race route favourites, Seattle, New York and Derry-Londonderry, have been announced as Host Port Partners for the upcoming edition of the global sailing event along with Bermuda which… Read More »