• VETUS expands range

    VETUS expands range0

    VETUS is expanding its portfolio of glazing products with new portlights, ventilation hatches, and roller blind and fly screens. Adding to the selection of VETUS portholes, the new PL series offers boat owners a portlight featuring a very shallow satin-black powder coated aluminium edge with 10mm thick ‘dark smoke’ tinted acrylic. The clamping mechanism with

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  • Before and after Sonihull’s Ultrasonic anti-fouling system

    Before and after Sonihull’s Ultrasonic anti-fouling system0

    To cure a recurring problem of marine bio-fouling, a Nordhavn 55 owner from Maine, USA has fitted a Sonihull ultrasonic anti-fouling system to the internal pipework that feeds his vessel’s Fernstrum keel cooler. Previously, the underwater heat exchanger was prone to heavy fouling by weeds, barnacles and mussels. This would impede water flow around the

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  • Greta Thunberg, Nikki Henderson and La Vagabonde’s Atlantic progress

    Greta Thunberg, Nikki Henderson and La Vagabonde’s Atlantic progress0

    On November 13, La Vagabonde set sail from Hampton, Virginia with not only the possibly the world’s most high-profile climate activist on board – Greta Thunberg – but also sailing favourite Nikki Henderson. “So excited to have the chance to help Greta Thunberg spread her message,” says Nikki on her facebook page. “We only have

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  • Brest Atlantiques update: approaching Cape Town

    Brest Atlantiques update: approaching Cape Town0

    After two weeks at sea, it’s now becoming extremely close on the Brest Atlantiques, as the fleet race towards Cape Town. The trimarans bringing up the fleet have been able to take advantage of favourable conditions, now that the Saint Helena High has moved north, while Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, who’s currently leading the race,

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  • Ocean Safety launches Jon Buoy Glo Lite

    Ocean Safety launches Jon Buoy Glo Lite0

    Ocean Safety has launched a brand-new range option for its Jon Buoy man overboard collection, the Jon Buoy Glo Lite. Glo Lite uses innovative retro-reflective technology that significantly enhances the visibility of the hi-vis fabric, making it highly reflective and increasing perception during dark conditions. By aiding location, casualty time is reduced before recovery for a

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  • MAA press dinner receives accolades from industry

    MAA press dinner receives accolades from industry0

    Over 70 marine professionals joined MAA (specialist marine marketing agency) onboard Wapen van Amsterdam to celebrate another successful year of shared business interests, incredible product developments and continuing business success in uncertain times. Forty-five international marine journalists from the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Germany, Sweden, USA and the UK heard from MAA Director Mike Shepherd, sailing

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