Category Archives: Marine

Marlow Ropes Announces BST Award Winners January 2018

By | January 12, 2018

At the start of an exciting year for both the British Sailing Team and Marlow Ropes, the leading rope manufacturer is pleased to announce that the first 2018 winners of the Marlow Ropes P3 Quarterly Award are 49er sailors Morgan Peach and Rhos Hawes. Marlow Ropes works closely with the British Sailing Team and is… Read More »

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on LBS opening day

By | January 12, 2018

British Marine launched its ‘Futures’ project, aimed at ensuring the leisure boating and watersports sector meets the needs of both its current and future customers. The project was presented by the membership organisation, along with its key industry partner RYA, on the opening day (Wednesday 10 January) of the 2018 London Boat Show. Leisure boating… Read More »

Volvo Ocean Race: Life in the millpond

By | January 10, 2018

As Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race neared its halfway point from Melbourne to Hong Kong, any memories of the freezing cold Southern Ocean had long been banished. With every mile that the fleet climbs further north through the South Pacific, so the temperature of both the air and water rise too. Gone are… Read More »

Dunmore East RNLI rescue a drifting 23m trawler

By | January 10, 2018

Dunmore East RNLI lifeboat launched today (Tuesday January 9) to assist a 23m trawler with four crew on board. The trawler had suffered engine trouble and was drifting onto rocks. The vessel was located 1 mile North East of Dunmore East Harbour. At 1.58pm the Dunmore East RNLI lifeboat launched on service to assist a… Read More »

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth

By | January 10, 2018

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth • Revenues grow by 3.4%, as firms navigate Brexit headwinds • Demand soars for UK boating getaways, as plunging pound encourages families to holiday at home The UK’s leisure marine industry has achieved its sixth consecutive year of growth, according to… Read More »

Sunseeker celebrates winning Christofle Yacht Style Award

By | January 9, 2018

Sunseeker International, Britain’s biggest boat builder, is celebrating winning a prestigious Christofle Yacht Style award, which was announced last night during a ceremony in Phuket. Sunseeker’s new 76 Yacht won the award for Best International Motor Yacht 15-24m. In celebration of its 10th anniversary and the inaugural edition of the Phuket Rendezvous 2018, Yacht Style… Read More »

Voting now open for RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Award

By | January 9, 2018

Nominations were received from affiliated clubs up and down the country across five categories which throw the spotlight firmly onto the core values for any successful sailing club. The 2018 finalists and winners of each category are: • Dartmouth Yacht Club – Communication • London Corinthian Sailing Club – Increasing Participation • Marconi Sailing Club… Read More »

Boat awarded to committed Mid Wales sailor

By | January 8, 2018

James Gosson is one of 11 promising sailors and windsurfers from across the UK who have been awarded exclusive use of their own boat or windsurfing board for the next two years thanks to a partnership between the John Merricks Sailing Trust (JMST) and RYA OnBoard. The 10-year-old, who sails at Llangorse SC near Brecon,… Read More »