Closing date for RYA Chair applications is fast approaching

By | May 24, 2018

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is seeking a Chair to manage and provide leadership to the Board – and the closing date for applications is fast approaching. The membership organisation is looking for applications from experienced individuals with a proven track record of successful chairing within a multi-faceted organisation and with the personal gravitas to… Read More »

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A statement from British Marine regarding Oyster Yachts Ltd

By | May 24, 2018

Recent reporting has raised a number of questions related to British Marine’s decision to approve Oyster Yachts Ltd’s new membership application, and more specifically, the outstanding debt owed to several members following the demise of Oyster Marine Ltd. In response, British Marine believes it is important to provide some additional clarity to ensure its members… Read More »

Happiness available on your doorstep

By | May 23, 2018

The Canal & River Trust are setting out how former industrial waterways can improve the wellbeing of millions of people. Their canals and rivers run through some of the most heavily populated communities in England and Wales, providing accessible green and blue space where it’s needed most. With ever increasing rates of obesity, diabetes, and… Read More »

Take part in the B&G #HeartoftheRace competition and WIN your way to Cardiff as the Volvo Ocean Race arrives in the UK

By | May 23, 2018

B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, today announced the launch of their #HeartoftheRace competition, which gives the sailing community the chance to step inside the world of the Volvo Ocean Race. B&G is offering UK sailing fans the chance to win a ‘money can’t buy’ VIP experience at the Cardiff stopover of… Read More »

A historical ‘Bligh Boat Race’ to take place during the Tilley Endurables Falmouth Classics this June

By | May 23, 2018

With one month to go until the start of the 31st Tilley Endurables Falmouth Classics event, the Falmouth Classics Association is thrilled to reveal an utterly unique ‘Bligh Boat Race’ between two Bounty Launch replicas during next month’s event (22 – 24 June 2018). In 1789, William Bligh and eighteen of his crew were famously… Read More »

Fenwick named as French distributor for the World’s Highest Power Diesel Outboard Engine

By | May 23, 2018

Fenwick is the latest distributor to join an exclusive global alliance of Cox distributors that have been chosen for their reputable standing in maritime engine solutions for both professional and recreational users. Deputy General Manager for Fenwick, Jean-Baptiste Vène says, “Fenwick, a family-owned company since 1862, is proud to become the exclusive distributor of Cox… Read More »

Meet the youngster who’s been chosen to shape the future of cruise ships

By | May 23, 2018

A Southampton youngster has been chosen to help shape the future of cruise ships. Eleven-year-old Ben O’Donnell, of Bitterne, has been selected by Royal Caribbean to join its first ever panel of youngsters as it seeks expertise on how to make its ships as family-friendly as possible. Last year, Ben spent three months building the… Read More »