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17 Sep 2017
(L-R) Alberto Mancini, Karl Gilding, Andrey Lomakin, Alexander Volov, Igor Glyanenko and Russell Currie accepting the award at the World Yachts Trophies 2017 awards ceremony.

British luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Fairline Yachts, was last night announced as the winner of the best exterior design in the 50-80ft yachts category at the highly coveted World Yachts Trophies, the annual ‘Oscars’ of the yachting industry.

The award-winning star of the night was Fairline’s newly-launched Targa 63 GTO, the culmination of the brand’s collaboration with world-renowned superyacht designer, Alberto Mancini - who also picked up the esteemed Designer of the Year...

13 Sep 2017
Mariner outboards were promoted through powerboat racing in the 1970’s and 1980’s

E. P. Barrus Ltd is pleased to announce that September 18th, 2017 marks their official 100-year birthday.

It all began in 1917 when Ernest Prouty Barrus set up a company in the UK to supply Starrett precision tools including micrometers and measuring equipment and distribute them throughout Europe. Over the last century, Barrus has constantly adapted to new opportunities and challenges and diversified into multiple market sectors including Marine, Garden and Industrial. E. P. Barrus...

20 Jul 2017
SUVA in International Paint's 'Lady Penelope Pink'

International to the rescue! - International supports transformation of pilot boat SUVA to Lady Penelope Pink

SUVA, a Channel pilot boat, has been transformed thanks to the support of leading yacht paint brand, International. 12 litres of a custom made Toplac shade have been created to transform SUVA from International Toplac Oxford Blue, to a bespoke Toplac 'Lady Penelope Pink'.

Owned and run by pilot Neil Streeter, SUVA escorts solo swimmers and relay teams across...

12 Jul 2017
Win a trip to North Cyprus, courtesy of Karpaz Gate Marina and Sailing Today

Karpaz Gate Marina, The Yacht Harbour Association’s (TYHA) International Marina of the Year 2017, is offering the chance for two people to visit the marina and experience the beautiful Karpaz peninsula in North Cyprus. The offer is running in association with Sailing Today until the end of July 2017.

The lucky winners will receive flights and two nights’ hotel accommodation for two people in North Cyprus. They will be able to spend time relaxing at the stunning 5 Gold Anchor marina...

15 Jun 2017
Hunton 8M Black V2

Hunton Yachts Ltd and Rib-X Ltd have today announced a joint venture to produce the Hunton range of Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs)

The joint venture constitutes a profit share agreement, combining the manufacturing skills of Rib-X with the design, and technology of Hunton.  Under the 3 year agreement, Rib-X will manufacture the Hunton ribs and both companies will jointly market & sell the product. 

Hunton currently has two models in its tender range the 1005 10m and the 830...

11 May 2017
Fairline reveals new look Squadron 65

British luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Fairline Yachts, reveals its new look Squadron 65. Following a sumptuous interiors update and new factory fitted hardtop option, both launched at Cannes Yachting Festival last September, Fairline announces the popular model’s latest enhancements.

The spectacular new windows which sweep elegantly across the Squadron 65’s hull, are a styling cue from renowned superyacht designer Alberto Mancini.

Enabling the interior of the lower deck to...

25 Mar 2017
Chris-Craft Calypso 30 to Launch at Palma Boat Show

Chris-Craft Balearics, the official distributor of the highly respected Chris-Craft range of luxury sports boats in Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca will launch the superb Calypso 30 to the European marine market during Palma Boat Show from April 28th – May 2nd 2017.

With the same deep V hull as the popular Chris-Craft Catalina Sportfisher, the sea keeping qualities of the Calypso 30 are outstanding, providing exhilarating performance and superb handling which make this boat a joy to helm...

30 Jan 2017
Karl Gilding, Business Development Director, and Russell Currie, Managing Director

British luxury boat manufacturer, Fairline Yachts, is today celebrating one year since the all-new management team took over the boatyard.


Under the leadership of a highly experienced marine industry management team, the company has employed 227 people, launched two new models (the Targa 53 OPEN and Squadron 53), updated...

28 Jan 2017
Stella Maris Yachting Brokerage opens for business

Stella Maris Yachting, whose name is synonymous with providing whole-life support and management to sailing and motor yacht owners, has established its own in-house brokerage.

The company has appointed experienced broker Richard Reis, who has previously led several Boatshed south coast franchises, to formally establish the brokerage business.  “While Stella Maris Yachting has for a long time been guiding owners through the buying and selling process, as part of its whole-life support...

27 Jan 2017
McConaghy to build Phantom International foiling catamarans

Phantom International and McConaghy have announced a new boat building partnership. McConaghy will build the Phantom International range, including the new 18ft foiling catamaran Flying Phantom Essentiel, launched at Paris Boat Show in December last year.

This partnership is a major milestone in Phantom International history says Alex Udin founder of Phantom International. "We are very proud to work with McConaghy. Very few boat builders met our extensive requirements in terms of...

22 Jan 2017

Measurement and the fine tuning of the ClubSwan 50 is now complete.

As part of the final steps in the development of the ClubSwan 50 following on from an intense racing season this past autumn, Nautor’s Swan took onboard the feedback from owners of the first three ClubSwan 50s and the world’s most recognised professional sailors to put in place a plan to meticulously refine the ClubSwan 50.

The comments and suggestions resulted in the optimisation of a selection of details,...

09 Jan 2017

British luxury boat manufacturer, Fairline Yachts, releases a new brand film in honour of the company’s 50th anniversary this year. 

The film showcases Fairline’s passion for perfection, beauty and performance. It brings to life Fairline’s rich history of building timeless, classic yachts, its dedication to exceptional British craftsmanship, the exquisite materials chosen, its investment in cutting edge innovation, design and technology and the attention paid to ensure every perfect...