Eight Bells: Stuart Walker

By | November 14, 2018

Dr. Stuart Walker, one of the world’s most renowned dinghy sailors and founder of Severn Sailing Association, died on November 13 at the age of 95 in Annapolis, MD. Dr. Walker, who died as a result of stomach cancer, participated in his last competitive regatta this past April when he finished 10th out of 12… Read More »

Golden Globe – Day 135

By | November 14, 2018

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede  facing fresh storm. Mark Slats has closed the gap on the race leader by 500 miles this week. Uku Randmaa and Tapio Lehtinen dive to clear barnacles. Mark Sinclair is running short of water. Dateline 12:00 UTC  13.11.2018 – Les Sables d’Olonne, France. The 73-year old veteran is now within 1,300… Read More »

Reunion Weekend sees over 1,000 hours of restoration work on Lichfield Canal

By | November 14, 2018

Coming Back For More! Reunion Weekend Sees Over 1,000 Hours of Restoration Work On 3rd/4th November, IWA’s Waterway Recovery Group held its Annual Reunion Weekend – Bonfire Bash – on the Lichfield Canal. Over 70 WRG volunteers from across the country, joined by volunteers from the Lichfield & Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust, carried out several… Read More »

Exposure Lights launch new LED long distance Action 1-9 Search Light

By | November 14, 2018

A new powerful crew torch with a long-distance, focused beam for search & locating operations See Exposure Lights METS Stand 03.520 The Action 1-9 from Exposure Lights is a powerful 1000 lumens torch, specifically designed to aid search and location operations. The high powered LEDs are focused to a nine degree beam, through a collimated… Read More »

Ocean Signal SOTDMA ATB1 Class B AIS Transponder receives European Type Approval

By | November 14, 2018

METSTRADE 2018, 13th to 15th November, Stand 03.131. Ocean Signal’s new high-performace SOTDMA ATB1 AIS transponder has received Type Approval for distribution throughout Europe, with FCC authorisation anticipated by early 2019, offering boat owners around the world access to one of the most advanced Class B solutions for increased visibility and navigational safety. The certification… Read More »

iLATCH™ Platinum Series Latch System by Innovative Products™ to debut at METS Trade 2018 as DAME Design Award Nominee

By | November 13, 2018

iLATCH™ Platinum Series Latch System by Innovative Products™ to Debut at METS Trade 2018 as DAME Design Award Nominee. [FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, November 7, 2018] Marine hardware and products manufacturer Innovative Products™, LLC will debut its new latch system, the iLATCH™ Platinum Series positive locking latch, a DAME Design Award Nominee, at METS Trade in… Read More »

Actisense sponsors Olympic sailing hopeful

By | November 13, 2018

Multi-award-winning specialist marine electronics company, Actisense, has confirmed a sponsorship deal with  Olympic hopeful  Sam Whaley in his bid for sailing gold in 2020.   Actisense, the specialist marine electronics company based in Poole, have just announced their sponsorship of young Olympic sailing hopeful, Sam Whaley. Sam, aged 21, approached the multi-award-winning company to support him in his bid for Olympic… Read More »

Wessex Resins now producing high-performance, bio-based ENTROPY RESINS®

By | November 13, 2018

Wessex Resins is delighted to announce it is now manufacturing ENTROPY RESINS, under license from Gougeon Brothers, Inc., for the European, Middle Eastern, African, Turkish, and Indian markets.  ENTROPY RESINS is a range of high-performance, bio-based epoxy formulations. These products can help reduce the carbon footprint of companies manufacturing finished composite parts. ENTROPY RESINS are largely plant-based formulations, utilising SUPER SAP® technology. They are used… Read More »