• Clipper Route record expected to be smashed by IDEC SPORT

    Clipper Route record expected to be smashed by IDEC SPORT0

    The Clipper Route record is expected to be broken tomorrow as the IDEC SPORT maxi trimaran, skippered by Francis Joyon, achieves an average of 27 knots on the direct route towards the Channel Approaches, and its London end-point. The time to beat is 36 days, 2 hours and 37 minutes (Giovanni Soldini /Maserati, 2018), with

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  • Tugboat safety back in the USA spotlight

    Tugboat safety back in the USA spotlight0

    Improving navigational safety, tugboat maintenance and voyage planning will help prevent accidents, saving lives and costs, says Martyn Wingrove. A recent workboat collision in the US has focused regulators’ minds on preventing accidents reoccurring. US Coast Guard (USCG) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are investigating how two tugs collided in the Lower Mississippi River

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  • Shocking images of plastic aftermath

    Shocking images of plastic aftermath0

    Visitors to a beach in Cornwall have been “left speechless” by the amount of plastic washed up in recent storms. While walking along Whitsand Bay in Cornwall, Amy Gosney and Harry Dennis, who run the social enterprise Waterhaul, said they found “absolutely insane amounts of plastic”, according to the BBC. Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis

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  • Premier’s 2020 British Motor Yacht Show extends length to four days

    Premier’s 2020 British Motor Yacht Show extends length to four days0

    The British Motor Yacht Show has announced that the 2020 show will extend to four days from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th May. Backed by British luxury motor yacht brands Fairline, Princess and Sunseeker, and hosted by Premier’s Swanwick Marina, the British Motor Yacht Show is set to feature motor craft from around the globe

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  • RS Electric Boats Pulse58 at RYA Dinghy Show

    RS Electric Boats Pulse58 at RYA Dinghy Show0

    For those who didn’t make it to boot Düsseldorf, there’s a chance to get a close look at RS Electric Boats’ Pulse58. Culminating two years of development, the Pulse58 is a 5.8m, entirely bespoke design RIB with a ground-breaking, full integral electric drive. It’s been constructed with sustainability as its primary focus, alongside zero emissions.

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  • Zhik supports Nick Moloney’s return to elite sailing and Antarctic adventure

    Zhik supports Nick Moloney’s return to elite sailing and Antarctic adventure0

    Sailor and adventurer Nick Moloney joins Zhik’s team of world class athletes having recently announced his comeback to elite short-handed offshore sailing. Nick is teaming up with long-time friend and sailing colleague, Adrienne Cahalan OAM (Order of Australia), to represent Australia in the new double-handed offshore class for the 2024 Olympic Games. The pair has

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