Category Archives: Marine

All party group discusses waterway issues

By | March 23, 2018

Transfer of the EA navigations, future waterway funding and residential moorings were among the topics discussed at a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Waterways, held at Westminster on Tuesday 13th March. John Grogan MP, Chair of the All Party Group, opened the meeting and welcomed the first speaker, Richard Parry, Chief… Read More »

Broom restructuring for the future

By | March 22, 2018

Broom has announced plans to restructure its operations into a leading leisure operator on the Southern Norfolk Broads. Over recent years the market to build and sell boats has changed significantly, reflecting low customer demand, overseas competition and rising costs. Against this backdrop, the shareholders have continued to invest, with the company becoming one of… Read More »

RNLI and Helly Hansen: strategic partnership to help save lives

By | March 22, 2018

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and Helly Hansen have today – Wednesday 21 March – announced a new strategic partnership that will support the lifesaving charity’s aim of defeating drowning. Helly Hansen, the global technical sailing brand founded in Norway in 1877, has committed to supporting the RNLI for the next five years through… Read More »

New careers video to promote working on water

By | March 21, 2018

A new careers video, produced by British Marine Scotland, is set to encourage young people to think about the varied, exciting and rewarding career options available across the marine industry. This is part of a programme, from the regional association within British Marine, to promote skills, training and careers within the leisure and small commercial… Read More »

TeamO raising capital to fund development and stock production

By | March 20, 2018

TeamO is currently raising money to fund their new range of lifejackets, designed to solve the life-threatening issue of being towed through the water by your lifejacket. They’re seeking funding via CrowdCube which should hopefully enable them to move forward with two new products and subsequently increase sales. On their crowdfunding page, TeamO have said “We… Read More »

Dometic: New BP124 lithium ion battery pack

By | March 20, 2018

The Dometic BP124 Battery Pack with integrated charger is ideal for supplying energy to 24-volt compressor coolers and is compatible with the Dometic CoolFreeze CFX, CDF and CF series of compressor coolers and freezers. Paul Hickinbotham, Product Director Marine EMEA, Dometic, said: “The BP124 is a very convenient way for people to run their Dometic… Read More »

Perkins provide auxiliary power to government project in China

By | March 20, 2018

Dependable power, has made the Perkins® 4.4TGM and E70 TAG3M the auxiliary power of choice for Guangdong Provincial Waterway Bureau, China. Perkins marine engine distributor, Foshan Sime Darby Elco Power Equipment Ltd, has received positive feedback from their customer following the supply of four engines supplied to Yue Biao (粤标) 1608 and four engines to… Read More »

Kraken impresses in Cape Town

By | March 20, 2018

Leading correspondents from the sailing industry and prospective clients were recently invited to test sail the flagship 66 ft yacht of the Kraken range, ‘White Dragon’. Cape Town and the surrounding coastline offered a beautiful backdrop for the event whilst the changeable weather provided perfect testing conditions for a yacht designed to sail around the… Read More »