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Rowers Rescued after Ocean Signal EPIRB Alerts Irish Coast Guard
Rowers Rescued after Ocean Signal EPIRB Alerts Irish Coast Guard
Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Ocean rowers Joseph Gagnon (left) and Brian Conville were rescued by the Irish Coast Guard after the activation of their Ocean Signal rescueME EPIRB1, just hours away from completing a record-breaking North Atlantic crossin...

Clipper day 2: Strong Tides Divide Fleet
Clipper day 2: Strong Tides Divide Fleet
Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Image: OnEdition

Boating business sees Brexit as major opportunity
Boating business sees Brexit as major opportunity
Friday, 18 August 2017

TheYachtMarket.com, which has a two-year deal to put its name to the Southampton Boat Show, says Brexit presents a great opportunity for the country’s leisure marine industry.

TheYachtMarket.com founder and CEO Richard W. Roberts, sai...

First Hurricane of the 2017 Tropical Atlantic Season
First Hurricane of the 2017 Tropical Atlantic Season
Thursday, 10 August 2017

Hurricane Franklin_Crossed the Yucatan Peninsular of Mexico earlier today Wednesday and is back over the tropical warm waters of the southern Gulf of Mexico in the Bay of Campeche. This is the first official named Hurricane of the Atlantic Sea...

Alex Thomson returns to racing action
Alex Thomson returns to racing action
Friday, 04 August 2017

Image: Cleo Barnham

Hull cleaning tool
Hull cleaning tool
Friday, 04 August 2017

The Scrubbis hull cleaning tool allows you to scrub the hull clear of fouling using a foam cleaning head on a telescopic handle. Scrubbis works by using its own 2kg positive buoyancy; the head pressing itself firmly against the hull to aid cleanin...

Boat owner jailed for unsafe operation of fishing vessel
Boat owner jailed for unsafe operation of fishing vessel
Thursday, 03 August 2017 The owner of a fishing vessel has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to two charges brought by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) for the unsafe operation of a fishing vessel and failing to ensure that the gas cooker...
Day 5 Round up report at Lendy Cowes Week
Day 5 Round up report at Lendy Cowes Week
Wednesday, 02 August 2017

By Rupert Holmes

Today was one of fast and furious action at Lendy Cowes Week. On the way out to the start it looked like the Apocalypse was coming, and with a short course, there were a lot of corners coming up really fast, said John Hamilton, ...

July Boatbid Auction - Starts Today!
July Boatbid Auction - Starts Today!
Friday, 14 July 2017

BoatBid Auction - 14th to the 18th July - Bidding has begun!

Ballard Locks celebrates 100 years -
Ballard Locks celebrates 100 years -
Tuesday, 11 July 2017

An impressive parade of historic ships and vessels passed through the Ballard Locks yesterday in celebration of the Hiram M Chittenden Ballard Locks' 100th birthday.

Pet Safe
Pet Safe
Monday, 10 July 2017

Does your dog enjoy boating too? From Mayland Marine comes a range of dog lifejacket style buoyancy aids to protect your pet on the water.

Tony Cummins, Managing Director of Mayland Marine, said: “We are seeing an increasing number of peop...

July BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Live
July BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Live
Wednesday, 14 June 2017

The next auction runs from Friday 14th July 2017 until Tuesday 18th July 2017.

Free ticket offer to the Southampton Boat Show
Free ticket offer to the Southampton Boat Show
Thursday, 01 June 2017

Following the success of the 2016 free ticket offer to the Southampton Boat Show the RYA, working closely with British Marine, is once again able to offer all members a free ticket to the 2017 show taking place from 15 – 24 September.

Memb...

Paul Burbach - Boatshed USA | Boatshed Annapolis Broker
Paul Burbach - Boatshed USA | Boatshed Annapolis Broker
Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Paul Burbach, broker for Boatshed Annapolis and our latest addition to the Boatshed USA expansion, has 20 years of experience in the boat brokerage business.

Disappointing start to America’s Cup for Land Rover BAR
Disappointing start to America’s Cup for Land Rover BAR
Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Image: Land Rover BAR / Harry KH

Man overboard location alert app
Man overboard location alert app
Sunday, 28 May 2017

OLAS, the man overboard location alert app from Exposure Lights is now available on Android as well as through the App Store.

Exposure Lights have also released a daunting new MOB video, showing how easily things can quickly go wrong, even in re...

Second St Kilda Challenge to UK’s most remote outpost
Second St Kilda Challenge to UK’s most remote outpost
Thursday, 18 May 2017

The first race was won by Gordon Lawson’s J122 Moonstruck

Ignore petrol-engine exhaust fumes inside boats at your peril
Ignore petrol-engine exhaust fumes inside boats at your peril
Wednesday, 17 May 2017

If you can smell petrol-engine exhaust fumes inside your cabin or covered deck area, stop the engine, outboard or generator and get out warns the Boat Safety Scheme – you may not have any leeway to escape the threat of carbon monoxide.

The...

14th - 18th July Boatbid - Entry Opens Today!
14th - 18th July Boatbid - Entry Opens Today!
Monday, 15 May 2017

When? - 14th to 18th July

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