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21 Nov 2017

The DAME Awards winners have been announced at METS 2017 trade show with the RS Venture Connect para sailing electronics pack taking the top OVERALL title.

Working in conjunction with Scanstrut and electronics expert para sailor Tom Harper, RS Sailing’s technical team have developed the equipment to provide simple installation, beautifully responsive electric ram steering via either joystick or sip/puff controls and with electronic mainsheet control a further option.

“This has...

16 Nov 2017
Mr. Salih Çeçen from IC Holdings, accepting the prestigious award

Camper & Nicholsons Marina, together with IC Holdings, is delighted to announce that IC Cesme Marina, one of the most important yacht marinas of the Eastern Mediterranean, has received another outstanding international award.

Constructed by IC İÇTAŞ İNŞAAT and now managed and operated under a joint venture between IC Holdings and Camper & Nicholsons Marinas. IC Cesme Marina won the Silver accolade for Europe, Middle East and Africa at the Green Apple Awards for Environmental...

28 Oct 2017
Staff at Shamrock Quay awarded with Royal Humane Society Awards

Four members of staff at MDL Marinas’ Shamrock Quay in Southampton have been recognised for their bravery after rescuing a woman who fell into the water at the marina.

Mrs Chrissie Cockburn, a member at Shamrock Quay, lost her balance and slipped from the pontoon into the water. The incident, which happened on 26 May 2017, was seen by Marina Manager, Jonathan Walcroft and Marina Supervisor, Barry Radband, who rushed to the scene, alongside Boatyard Supervisor, Andy Trim and Marina...

26 Oct 2017

Vesper Marine, a leading manufacturer of innovative marine safety products, announced today its deckWatch smartwatch app has been nominated for the prestigious DAME Design Award in the Lifesaving and Safety Equipment category. The winners will be announced at the upcoming METSTRADE, on November 14th-16th, in Amsterdam.

“We are very excited to have the opportunity to showcase deckWatch and our smartAIS technology at METSTRADE this year,” said Jeff Robbins, CEO, Vesper Marine. “To be...

18 Sep 2017

Last night (Friday 15 September 2017), market leader in the fast growing electric propulsion industry, Torqeedo, was crowned winner of the Sailing Today Green Award at this year’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show.

The Award was presented to Torqeedo and rudder manufacturer, Jefa, in partnership with boat builder Hanse Yachts, for its innovative e-motion Rudder Drive.

Featuring Torqeedo’s Cruise 4.0 with folding propeller, the Rudder Drive replaces the diesel engine and...

03 Jul 2017
From left: Sir Keith Mills, Chairman of the Royal Foundation and Founding Director of Land Rover Ben Ainslie Racing, Harvey Attrill, winner of the Raymarine Young Sailor Trophy and Cloudy Bay’s Senior Brand Manager, Maria Ines Pina.

Proudly sponsored by Raymarine, a division of FLIR Systems, for over ten years, the 2017 Young Sailor Trophy at Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay was presented to the fastest young skipper at this year’s race, Harvey Attrill of Arun Rockall who completed the course around the Isle of Wight with a finishing time of 07:52:31.

“We are pleased to be able to congratulate Harvey on his success at this year’s Round the Island Race. Awards such as this are a valuable...

06 Feb 2017
Celebrating powerboat racing success at RYA Gala Awards Ceremony

On Saturday, 4 February, some 250 racers, supporters, friends and family, converged on the Novotel, Southampton to celebrate the success of British Powerboat Racing across the sport’s many disciplines at the RYA Powerboat Racing awards ceremony 2016.

A staggering 33 awards were presented to the crème-de-la-crème of powerboat racers who last year clinched a whole host of British, European, World and Speed records across the sport’s many classes.

A highlight in the powerboat...

18 Nov 2016
MDL welcomes back Great Britain's Paralympic Bronze medal winners to Hamble Point Marina

The team at MDL Marinas recently welcomed back the British Sailing Team’s Paralympians, Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell, who returned to their home marina on the Hamble after winning bronze at this year’s Paralympic Games in Rio. 

After months of training at Hamble Point Marina, the duo ended their Rio 2016 Paralympic sailing regatta on a high, taking the Skud-18 bronze medal on the final day of racing in Guanabara Bay. Clinching the podium position in their class, the duo enjoyed...

25 Oct 2016
Garmin® dominates NMEA awards with eight honours

Global leader of satellite navigation, Garmin, announces that for the second year in a row it received the honour of being the most recognised company in the marine electronics field for its support of products, awarded by the NMEA.

In addition to Manufacturer of the Year, Garmin also received seven Product of Excellence Awards in the following categories: autopilot, multi-function display, mobile application aid to navigation, mobile application utility, fishfinder, AIS, and...

13 Oct 2016
Nominations now open for 2016 Powerboat Racing Industry Awards

Following the success of the inaugural Powerboat Racing Industry Awards last year, recognising the contributions of industry partners to the sport, nominations are now open for 2016.

“Each year at the RYA Powerboat Racing Awards, the annual showcase for the sport he UK, we recognise those who participate in the sport as competitors.  Until last year there was very little opportunity to recognise those companies and organisations who contribute to the sport’s success in other ways. ...

02 Jul 2016
Nominations Open for Ladies Day Trophy at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Cowes Week Ltd announces nominations are now open for the coveted Ladies Day Trophy and plans to turn Cowes navy-and-white in a fabulous celebration of women in sailing, this year sponsored by artisan gin brand, Slingsby.

Ladies Day will return to Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week on Tuesday 9th August with a number of...

05 Jun 2016
Team GB 49er Olympic sailors Dylan Fletcher and Alain Sign were on hand to award the PA Consulting UK RS Feva National Champion title to Freddie Peters and Louis Johnson at WPNSA © Peter Newton

Team GB sailors training at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) for the 2016 Sailing World Cup this month and entering their final preparation prior to the Rio Olympic Games have congratulated top placed youths racing at WPNSA in the PA Consulting UK RS Feva National Championship.

Dylan Fletcher and Alain Sign flying the flag for Great Britain this summer in the 49er class presented prizes to aspiring young RS Feva sailors after 4 days of close racing at...