Category Archives: Marine

Walcon Marine’s Docking Solutions adds more wave-attenuating pontoons to Torquay Harbour

By | February 14, 2019

Docking Solutions which, following its acquisition last year, is now a brand of Walcon Marine, has supplied six of its distinctive, heavy-duty, tubular steel pontoons to the Town Dock in Torquay Harbour. They have replaced conventional yacht pontoons on the seaward side of the outer harbour that had reached the end of their life. This… Read More »

Robbie Sargent strengthens rigging division at OYS

By | February 14, 2019

Robbie Sargent has joined OYS as Rigging Sales Manager, with immediate effect. Robbie brings with him 30+ years’ experience in the rod rigging business, working on yachts ranging from mini-transats right through to the world’s largest modern sailing megayachts. His illustrious marine history, makes Robbie a strong candidate for this role, having always worked with… Read More »

Marina exhibitor sales flying for the 2019 Poole Harbour Boat Show

By | February 14, 2019

Marina exhibitor sales for the 2019 Poole Harbour Boat Show (PHBS), which takes place from 7th-9th June, are breaking previous event records, and organisers are urging interested exhibitor companies to get in touch in order not to miss out on being a part of the popular boat show. Poole Harbour Commissioner’s Marinas Manager, Kerrie Gray,… Read More »

Golden Globe – the race for 3rd continues

By | February 14, 2019

Day 227 – The Race for 3rd continues Uku Randmaa overcomes rigging failure and sliced finger, but sees lead over Istvan Kopar shrink Kopar struggling with emergency steering and health issues Tapio Lehtinen makes most ground after rounding Cape Horn but now faces a fishing blockade and calms Dateline: 14:00 UTC  – 13/02/2019 Les Sables d’Olonne.… Read More »

The Cruising Association welcomes The Princess Royal

By | February 14, 2019

In his capacity as Patron of The Cruising Association (CA), Sir Robin Knox-Johnston CBE RD and bar, yesterday hosted a private visit from The Princess Royal to the CA’s headquarters in Limehouse Basin, London. Sir Robin, accompanied by the CA President Mr Julian Dussek and immediate past-President Mrs Judith Grimwade, was delighted to welcome The Princess… Read More »

Yacht shipping experts Peters & May extend support for 2019 Angling Spirit events

By | February 13, 2019

Global bespoke logistics experts, Peters & May, are pleased to announce the extension of their sponsorship of the World Predator Classic and World Carp Classic angling events for 2019. After a successful first year of sponsorship, yacht shipping experts Peters & May continue in their commitment to extend bespoke logistics services across the angling industry.… Read More »

The launch of SeaFront Marine Group

By | February 13, 2019

Combining a wealth of knowledge and expertise for the distribution, sales and servicing of marine products and spares is the philosophy behind the newly formed SeaFront Marine Group. Set up by former Ocean Safety directors, Charlie Mill and Richard Besse, and business partners Simon Sheehan and Glynne Benge, the company encompasses three subsidiary companies: C-Front… Read More »

Benetti launches a ginormous hybrid gigayacht with six decks and a helipad

By | February 13, 2019

Last week, Italian shipyard Benetti launched its second gigayacht in two months, currently called FB272, from its yard in Livorno. Clocking in at about 328 feet, the steel yacht with aluminium superstructure is fuelled by a hybrid propulsion system made up of two diesel-electric engines and two Azipod propulsion units that are in turn connected… Read More »