Full complement of exhibitors announced for the South Coast Boat Show – Ocean Village Marina (17-19 May)

By | March 20, 2019

More than 60 innovative and stunning boats will be on display at Ocean Village Marina (17-19 May) as exhibitor capacity has been reached for the South Coast Boat Show. With over 30 global power and sail boat brands, this event is set to become one of the most exciting events of the show calendar. The… Read More »

‘Just the Tip of the Iceberg’: Stanford students react in wake of admissions scandal

By | March 20, 2019

Stanford’s now-fired sailing coach John Vandemoer was among the 50 people charged in a nationwide college admissions bribery scheme last week. His name is among the 14 Bay Area residents on that list who were accused and indicted. Lindsey Rosston, a junior at Stanford, said she found out about the university’s role in the scandal… Read More »

British Marine Expo Exhibitor Spotlight: RoamingExpert

By | March 19, 2019

Most marine companies would be unable to run efficiently without mobile communication. RoamingExpert explains to Marine Industry News, in advance of the British Marine Expo, about how it helps businesses ensure they have the most cost effective solution: What product or service does your company offer and where is it available? RoamingExpert is an independent… Read More »

Istvan Kopar due to reach Les Sables d’Olonne finish at 09:00 UTC on 21st March

By | March 19, 2019

MEDIA ALERT: Istvan Kopar due to reach Les Sables d’Olonne finish at 09:00 UTC on 21st March Dateline: 18/03/2019 Les Sables d’Olonne, France Day 260: At 04:00 UTC today, American/Hungarian Istvan Kopar and his Tradewind 35 yacht Puffin was within 250 miles of the finish line and expected to reach Les Sables d’Olonne around 09:00… Read More »

RMT warns Nicola Sturgeon of dire consequences of continual underfunding of life-line Orkney Ferries

By | March 19, 2019

Shipping union, RMT, has confirmed that it has written to Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warning of the dire consequences for Orkney’s life-line ferry services both in terms of service delivery and the impact on industrial relations of decades of cuts which will come to a head with a £1.6 million deficit on the budget… Read More »

Promotion to Project Manager for Dan Whitelock at OYS

By | March 19, 2019

Dan Whitelock has had a promotion at OYS from Engineering Technician to Project Manager with immediate effect. Dan joined OYS back in 2016, where he was hands-on, building thrusters and hydraulic cylinders including some of the largest vangs installed on superyachts. This valuable experience in the factory positions him well for the Project Management role… Read More »

Peters & May hold seminar in a bid to prepare customers for Brexit

By | March 19, 2019

As the Brexit negotiations continue, much of the country is on tenterhooks not knowing what to expect. After much uncertainty following numerous rejected deal scenarios, Peters & May’s expert in-house Customs Team took matters into their own hands. Since the UK European Union membership referendum in June of 2016, Peters & May has been committed… Read More »

Providing the best of both worlds

By | March 19, 2019

Written by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing News I don’t know how long I’ve been banging this drum, but the fact remains that our sport has evolved to the point where it has become less attractive for some recreational racers. While perfectly aligned windward-leeward courses provide the greatest test of skill, and are ideal for high-level… Read More »

All purpose G1 Sailing Gloves from Zhik

By | March 19, 2019

The latest addition to Zhik’s growing range of performance sailing gloves. Zhik’s G1 Gloves are intended for the sailing enthusiast, warm weather and general protection. These ergonomic, pre-shaped gloves are extremely comfortable, and designed to move with the flexing and grip of your hand and fingers. Offset seams eliminate bulk and reduce chafe or pressure… Read More »