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28 Jul 2017
Torquay Marina awarded highest marina accolade

MDL Marinas, Europe’s largest marina operator, is delighted to announce Torquay Marina has been awarded the prestigious Five Gold Anchors by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA).

The Gold Anchor Awards rate the service, quality and overall standards of a marina’s offering and they are deemed as being the highest award honour in the marine industry. 

Torquay Marina has received the best possible accolade following a rigorous testing and audit process that rates marinas...

21 Jul 2017
Mastervolt’s CEO Ton de Winter with Super B’s CEO Tim Tiek

Mastervolt and Super B are delighted to announce they will join forces to bring the world’s best Lithium-Ion batteries and system solutions to the market. Initially, the cooperation between the two Dutch companies will focus on integrating Super B’s new Epsilon Lithium Iron Phosphate 12V 90Ah/1200Wh battery with Mastervolt’s best-in-class power management systems. The Epsilon is Super B’s fifth generation Lithium platform and is the result of their dedicated development of state-of-the-art...

16 Jul 2017
YachtCloud Launches New Product LaundryBoard

YachtCloud, technology and media-hosting specialists for the superyacht and yachting industries, are delighted to announce the launch of LaundryBoard which facilitates crew in monitoring, tracking and handling laundry loads. This latest product to join the YachtCloud portfolio is further confirmation of their continued development and dedication to finding products and solutions which use technology to meet yacht-specific demands.

With LaundryBoard onboard crew can manage, log and...

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...

24 Jun 2017

Former crowned Superyacht UK Young Designer, Dastinas Steponenas, has unveiled an eye-catching superyacht called ECTHETA designed in honour of new Sky Atlantic series, ‘Riviera’. The winner of the 2016 edition of the prestigious design competition was hand-picked to design an exclusive yacht befitting of the new smash hit drama starring Julia Stiles (Bourne Series), Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones) and Phil Davis (Poldark). Approached by Sky Atlantic, British Marine, through its association...

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...

13 Jun 2017
Seawork International 2017 at Mayflower Park, Southampton

Europe’s leading commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, has opened its doors today, at Mayflower Park in Southampton, UK and will welcome attendees from across the globe until Thursday.

Since its inception, Seawork International has been a sell-out success and this year is no exception. It is home to over 10,000 products, equipment and services, together with a range of vessels, plus on-water and onshore demonstrations. It is expected to host around 7,500...

12 Jun 2017
Renovation Complete - Passport to Summer at St. Katharine Docks, London

Summer is here and yesterday the newly refurbished Camper & Nicholsons Marinas (CNM) St. Katharine Docks officially relaunch the marina to key stakeholders and the public before the highly anticipated opening of London on Water Show on 8th June 2017.

The relaunch of St. Katharine Docks took place on the floating events pontoon, and was well attended by key industry players keen to experience being in London’s most iconic marina destination. Guests included Boat International, IBI...

05 Jun 2017

After a seven-year search, E.P. Barrus Ltd has found a new site enabling the company to consolidate its operations under one roof and remain in Bicester.

The company will be relocating to a 16-acre site which forms part of commercial space allocated on the edge of the unique Graven Hill Development to the south of Bicester, formerly owned by the MoD.

Barrus markets and distributes an enviable line-up of marine brands including Mariner, Mercury, Yanmar, John Deere and...

03 Jun 2017
New Milford on Sea beach huts added to the mapping database for GB

A stunning development of new beach huts on the south coast has been added to OS’s geospatial database ahead of the summer season.

The development, in Milford on Sea, replaces the old beach huts which were damaged and destroyed during a fierce storm on 14 February 2014. With building work on 119 beach huts and the surrounding area reaching a conclusion, it provided the ideal opportunity for our surveyor Joanne Lanham to officially capture and map the changes on the site.

Jo...

15 May 2017
Dr. Jason Smithwick to become Director of Rating for IRC

The Lymington (UK) based Rating Office, headquarters of the world's most popular rating system IRC, is to be managed by Dr Jason Smithwick. Following on from academia, roles in the research industry and sailing's international federation Smithwick will take up his post at the head of a team of four full-time staff and several external consultants on 3rd July this year.

Established in 1974 the Rating Office has been coordinating the measurement of sailing boats and the issuing of...

24 Apr 2017
Torqeedo Group Inc appoints new President

Torqeedo, the market leader in the fast-growing electric propulsion industry, announces the appointment of Marcia Kull as President of Torqeedo Group, Inc., from 1 May 2017.

As a newly created position within the company, Kull’s Presidency will expand the current management system, overseeing Torqeedo's growth activities in America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. She will be in charge of global sales and strategy for the brand. 

Marcia joins Torqeedo with a wealth of...