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  • Volvo Penta pushes its Pod

    VOLVO PODS: Volvo Penta says that its groundbreaking IPS and sterndrive system is proof that an environmentally-friendly cutting-edge inboard system doesn’t require a drop in fuel efficiency, in fact quite the contrary. 27 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Innovation and launches galore at Seawork 2015

    Among the 611 companies exhibiting at Seawork International 2015 and launching new products are: 27 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Seawork 2015 is a sell-out with more than 600 exhibitors

    Over 600 exhibitors will be at this year’s Seawork at the ABP Port of Southampton from 16 to 18 June, with over 7,500 visitors viewing the 5,000 products and services and 62 vessels on display, writes Katina Read. 27 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Sartech appointed for ACR Beacons

    APPOINTMENT: Sartech has been appointed as an official dealer and certified service centre for ACR Electronics in the UK. 27 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Handling end of Life boats

    PROJECT: A set of online training and awareness materials for boat dismantlers and their staff and boat owners has been developed on the back of an EU-funded project that looks at addressing the problem of end-of-life craft. 26 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Dean & Reddyhoff refinance

    BUSINESS REFINANCE: Dean & Reddyhoff has completed a refinance of the business and a change in management structure resulting in existing bank debt being repaid and new international funding being secured. 26 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Flexiteek’s third move…

    MOVE: Flexiteek MD Rob Tilney says the latest move increases the company’s manufacturing space from 2000ft2 to 8000ft2. 25 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • £38k Plymouth litter boat

    SOUTH WEST: Plymouth’s Sutton Harbour Holdings is to fund a new £38,000 litter boat to help keep the port’s waterfront clean and tidy, writes Katina Read. 25 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • £140k grant for CMN

    SOUTH WEST: Cornwall Marine Network has received a business growth grant of £140,000, writes Katina Read. 25 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • A real Golden Globe race…

    SOUTH WEST: A new Golden Globe Race has been announced – to take place 50 years to the day that Sir Robin Knox-Johnston set out on his epic voyage, writes Katina Read. 25 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • New Sunseeker preferred suppliers

    PREFERRED: Sunseeker International has added PSP Logistics (PSP) and Sevenstar Yacht Transport (Sevenstar) as preferred yacht shipment suppliers. 25 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Watch the ACWS with Sunsail

    AMERICA’S CUP: Sunsail Events is the only official UK on-water charter package supplier to the America’s Cup – the oldest trophy in world sport. 25 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Tom Cunliffe

    Every month, Alice Driscoll, MD of ADPR, interviews a member of the industry. This month it's Tom Cunliffe; sailor, author and broadcaster. 24 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Portland Bill June 2015

    This Mike Atkinson cartoon - Air Con - was published in the June 2015 Seawork Preview issue of Boating Business. 24 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Business rates and the need for reform

    BUSINESS RATES: It’s not hard to find arguments for the need to reform business rates, a tax which - to most businesses - is life threatening, says Adam Bernstein. 24 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • 2.0 RCD update

    With only six months left before the new EU Recreational Craft Directive 2013/53/EU starts applying on 18 January 2016, European Boating Industry and ICOMIA are pleased to bring you the 2.0 update of our EU RCD Guide. 24 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Supporting evidence

    The belief that boat sales are picking up over here has strong supporting evidence from an unimpeachable source – boat loans! 24 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Marina Conference

    The IMG Regional Marina Conference in Puerto Calero in May 2015 was well attended with international consultants and national boating federation representatives. 24 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Surveys...

    I was reading a report only the other day showing how an online ‘customer survey’ had given an organisation a high customer rating and, effectively, all was therefore wonderful. 24 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • The next 5 years...

    What does the next five years hold for the boating industry, now that the elections and the uncertainty of who will be governing the UK are over? 24 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • When hard work and hope are not enough

    The direction of the pendulum, following the laissez faire approach of the Enterprise Act 2002, is now swinging the other way, says Peter Windatt. 23 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Is your website legally compliant?

    Having a legally compliant website is fundamental to running a successful e-business, says Nigel Miller. Making errors reduces or destroys consumer confidence in the business and can also land a firm in hot water. 23 May 2015 - Boating Business