• Cannes Yachting Festival gets ‘Safe & Clean’ label

    Cannes Yachting Festival gets ‘Safe & Clean’ label0

    The Cannes Yachting Festival (8-13 September) will be the first boat show on an international scale to go ahead post lockdown. Showcasing almost 400 boats, the 43rd Yachting Festival has only been made possible following two major announcements. As expected, on 27 July 2020, Franck Riester, the French Minister for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness confirmed

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  • Spirit Yachts unveils flagship P70 motor yacht

    Spirit Yachts unveils flagship P70 motor yacht0

    Following last month’s handover of the Spirit 111 sailing superyacht, Spirit Yachts has unveiled its largest modern classic motor yacht to date: the Spirit P70.   The 21.7m P70 was designed and built by Spirit Yachts for an experienced motor yacht customer who requested an owner-driven yacht capable of cruising 1,000nm at an average of 18 knots across

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  • RNLI offers safety advice to beach goers as temperatures rise

    RNLI offers safety advice to beach goers as temperatures rise0

    RNLI lifeguards are gearing up for a busy weekend across the south west’s beaches with temperatures predicted to be in the mid to high 20s. Crowds are expected to be heading to the coast and the charity is encouraging beachgoers to heed the RNLI’s water safety advice and adhere to social distancing “The beaches across

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  • Sunseeker using environmentally friendly onboard filter systems

    Sunseeker using environmentally friendly onboard filter systems0

    Sunseeker is now offering a range of filter systems from Wave International either as standard or, on the smaller models, as an option on all its new build boats. The majority are fitted with the Flostream HiFlo10 Drinking Water Filters to galleys and wetbars and the standard Flostream unit to icemakers. All boats (excluding superyachts)

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  • SailGP announces addition of New Zealand team

    SailGP announces addition of New Zealand team0

    Olympic gold medallists and defending America’s Cup champions Peter Burling and Blair Tuke will join SailGP, starting in the league’s second season as part of the newly formed New Zealand SailGP Team. The pair will serve as co-CEOs of the team and will begin racing when the championship returns in April 2021, with the first

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  • 3D printed terracotta tiles to aid revival of marine coral life

    3D printed terracotta tiles to aid revival of marine coral life0

    Hong Kong-based marine scientists have created 3D printed terracotta tiles they say will act as artificial reefs to help give corals a fighting chance against climate change. With corals rapidly declining all over the world, this is said to be a crucial leap for ocean restoration projects. An 80% decline of the coral population in

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