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  • Boatbuilding ‘return to Brixham’

    SOUTH WEST: Boatbuilding could return to Brixham for the first time in more than 30 years, writes Katina Read. 05 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • 1st new boat for 20 years…

    SOUTH WEST: The first boat to be built at Plymouth’s Turnchapel Boatyard in more than 20 years has been launched, writes Katina Read. 05 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Yacht Haven opens new facilities

    SOUTH WEST: Plymouth Yacht Haven has opened its new £400,000 facilities, writes Katina Read. 05 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • New CRT licence terms and conditions

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Some changes to the terms and conditions of Canal & River Trust (CRT) boat licences came into effect on 1 May, writes Harry Arnold. 05 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • The future of sailing…

    REBOOTING SAILING: Various studies have shown current participation in sailing to be at the best flat lining, more often showing falling numbers. 05 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • ACR acquires Ocean Signal

    ACQUISITION: Drew Marine Ltd has acquired marine communication and safety equipment company Ocean Signal, which will now operate as a unit of ACR Electronics Inc. 05 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • BT Sport beats Sky to AC35 coverage

    AMERICA’S CUP: BT Sport has beaten Sky to get the live television rights to broadcast the UK and Ireland America’s Cup races and highlights of the 2017 America’s Cup. 05 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Japanese entry for AC35

    AMERICA’S CUP: The SoftBank Corp and the Kansai Yacht Club have agreed to challenge for the 2017 America’s Cup. 01 May 2015 - Boating Business

  • Trend Marine completes 125m project Maryah

    MEGAYACHT GLAZING: Trend Marine has recently completed the supply of all glazing to the world’s 15th largest megayacht ‘Maryah’. 30 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • New Princess S Class announced

    NEW BOAT: Princess Yachts is adding to its portfolio with the latest addition to the S Class range, the Princess S65. 30 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • MAIB suggests Cheeki Rafiki keel fell off

    SINKING: Keel detachment and capsize of yacht ‘Cheeki Rafiki’ during a trans-Atlantic Ocean crossing with a loss of 4 lives on 16 May, 2014. 29 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • Caledonian Canal reopens

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Scottish Canals has announced that the Caledonian Canal will be fully open to all sea-to sea-traffic from 8.30am on Thursday 30 April, writes Harry Arnold. 29 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • Princess sales in boats.co.uk agreement

    SALES AGREEMENT: Princess Motor Yacht Sales has announced a strategic sales agreement with Boats.co.uk that will help it increase its presence on the UK’s east coast, Poole and Cala d’Or in Mallorca. 28 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • Luke Yeats to IMP

    Luke Yeats has joined IMP as its marine field sales executive. 28 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • Colin Greetham to Ocean Signal

    Colin Greetham has joined Ocean Signal as sales manager for Europe. 28 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • Tom Bowker joins Crewsaver

    Tom Bowker has joined Crewsaver as European sales manager – leisure. 28 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • Wilkinson and Haynes join Oyster

    Jane Wilkinson (née Arden) has joined Oyster Yachts as head of marketing and Simon Haynes has joined as finance director. Both will be based at Oyster’s new HQ in Southampton. 28 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • Rightboat.com acquired

    ACQUISITION: Rightboat.com, one of Europe's leading online boat broker portals and sales networks, has announced the acquisition of Rightboat Ltd by Oxygen Marine Ltd, a specialist, technology focused investment business. 27 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • New Echomax products at Seawork

    NEW PRODUCTS: Echomax is extending its reach by adding five new products to its range, all of which will be on show at this year’s Seawork International exhibition. 27 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • Parkstone Bay Yachts Joins BRIG network

    PARTNERSHIP: Parkstone Bay Yachts has joined RIB specialist BRIG UK’s expanding partnership network of yacht brokers and new boat sales companies that sell BRIG RIBs to the UK market. 27 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • New CRT management appointments

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Two new senior management appointments have been made by the Canal & River Trust (CRT), writes Harry Arnold. 27 Apr 2015 - Boating Business

  • Paralympic medallist for Poole Boat Show

    BOAT SHOW: Paralympic Gold Medallist, Helena Lucas MBE, is set to make a guest appearance Poole Harbour Commissioners first Poole Harbour Boat Show in May. 24 Apr 2015 - Boating Business