Author Archives: Peter Nash

Get Afloat and challenge your family and friends on an all-new assault course like no other

By | September 14, 2018

At this year’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show visitors will be able to slalom, turn and paddle their way to the top of the leaderboard on our brand new, purpose-built on-water assault course. The Assault Course, in association with Heart, forms part of the Show’s ever popular Get Afloat feature run by the expert team at… Read More »

Images from Cowes: The America’s Cup Overture

By | September 14, 2018

Images from the America’s Cup Overture held in Cowes, Isle of Wight, on August 31. The centre piece of the event was a hologram into which various images of the 36th America’s Cup were injected. While it is said that photographs don’t do it justice – top photographer, Carlo Borglenghi has a very good attempt.

Webasto brings WhisperPower to the TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show with the launch of the Genverter Piccolo 5 and Piccolo 8

By | September 13, 2018

Known for their compact dimensions, low noise level, low weight, attractive price and high (peak) power, WhisperPower’s latest variable speed generators for the marine leisure sector feature GRP casing to greatly reduce noise emissions. As a global distribution partner of WhisperPower, Webasto is delighted to present the Piccolo 5 and Piccolo 8 to the UK marine market.… Read More »

Marine Resources to sponsor Happy Hour at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

By | September 13, 2018

International marine recruitment agency Marine Resources have partnered with British Marine to offer a Happy Hour for the very first time at the British Marine Members Lounge during the annual TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. Sponsorship of the Happy Hour will, this year, replace the annual Marine Resources Boat Show Party. James Ward, Managing Director, is… Read More »

Sonihull cleans up in Norway

By | September 13, 2018

The UK-based firm that has become the world’s leading ultrasonic bio-fouling specialist, is helping show the way to a future of zero-toxin boating thanks to a 3-year project in the crystal-clear waters of Norway. NRG Marine, the UK-based manufacturer of Sonihull ultrasonic anti-fouling systems, has been helping the ‘Green Marina’ project in Norway get some… Read More »

Storm names for 2018-19 announced

By | September 13, 2018

The Met Office and Met Éireann reveal the list of storm names for the coming season. First introduced in 2015, this is the fourth year the Met Office and Met Éireann (the meteorological service in the Irish Republic) have jointly run the ‘Name our Storms’ scheme, aimed at raising awareness of severe weather before it… Read More »