Crewsaver donates essential safety equipment to three new Andrew Simpson Watersports Centres

By | May 22, 2018

As part of its partnership, created four years ago, Crewsaver continues to supply essential safety equipment and clothing to the Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF) – including three new Andrew Simpson Watersports Centres (ASWC). Crewsaver is the ASF’s official safety sponsor and supports their mission of increasing sailing participation and improving the lives of young people… Read More »

Paris 2024: Universality set to take a hit from Mixed Events

By | May 22, 2018

“Universality” was an oft-quoted piece of IOC-speak at the recent World Sailing Mid-Year Meeting in London. For those outside the Lausanne-bubble, Universality is an all-encompassing term to describe the spread of a sport – numbers of continents or countries participating in Sailing, and more particularly in the Olympic Regatta. The 2009-10 ISAF Olympic Commission was… Read More »

RYA backs second UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week

By | May 22, 2018

The RYA is throwing its full support behind UK Anti-Doping’s second Clean Sport Week, which launched last Monday (21 May 2018). This year’s campaign, which will again have the support of a range of National Governing Bodies (NGBs), sports organisations and UK sports stars, will celebrate clean athletes and their success, and promote the work… Read More »

2018 Winners of the World Superyacht Awards

By | May 22, 2018

Boat International Media has announced the winners of the World Superyacht Awards 2018. Now in its 13th year, the awards recognise the remarkable ingenuity and innovation demanded by the design, engineering and construction of the world’s finest luxury yachts. This year, the winning superyachts range from some of the most complex and challenging vessels ever… Read More »

Walcon Marine acquires Docking Solutions

By | May 21, 2018

Walcon Marine Ltd, the international market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of berthing facilities, marinas and yacht harbours, has acquired Docking Solutions Ltd, the Devon-based supplier of heavy-duty pontoons and commercial-grade bridges, from its parent company Baltic Wharf Ltd. “We are very pleased that Colin Bower and the Docking Solutions product range have… Read More »

Hundreds enjoy free waterfront festival in King’s Lynn

By | May 21, 2018

Last Sunday, hundreds of people took part in the Hanse Festival in King’s Lynn to celebrate the town’s maritime heritage. The day began with a flag parade through the town, with musicians and singers dressed in medieval costume leading the parade from Tuesday Market Place to King’s Staithe Square. Spectators followed the sound of music… Read More »

Marine Resources Recruitment to sponsor IBI Boat Builder Award for third year running

By | May 21, 2018

With the 2017 Boat Builder Awards being another incredible success, leading leisure marine and luxury yacht recruitment agency Marine Resources is proud to announce they are once again sponsoring the award for ‘Best Apprenticeship or Training Scheme’. The winners will be announced on Tuesday 13th November, at the prestigious annual Awards Gala Dinner attended by… Read More »

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 10: Close finish after intense racing

By | May 21, 2018

There’s been little separating the majority of the Clipper Race teams for much of Race 10: The Garmin American Challenge and its finish was no exception with some positions decided by just seconds. After spending 18 days in close company, racing more than 3,000 nautical miles south from Seattle towards Panama, six teams crossed the… Read More »