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  • Sunseeker shocks with 300 redundancies

    REDUNDANCIES: The recent announcement by Sunseeker of 300 non-core redundancies came as something of a shock, writes Matt Johnson. 20 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • BMEEA Annual Conference this Wednesday

    CONFERENCE: The 2014 British Marine Electronics and Electrical Association (BMEEA) Conference returns for another year to provide the industry with the knowledge and working practice guidelines to adhere to both in the UK and internationally. 20 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Weaver Swing Bridge reopened

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge over the River Weaver, near Frodsham, in Cheshire has been reopened after a £4.5 million restoration, writes Harry Arnold. 20 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Two more go…

    OBITUARIES: Two of the great names in sailing have passed away recently. 20 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Lords to question Commission on maritime policy

    MARITIME POLICY: The House of Lords EU Committee is meeting with the European Commission this week to inquire about EU Regional Marine Co-operation. 20 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • More police on the broads

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Officers of Norfolk and Suffolk police are joining Broads Authority rangers on patrols for a crack down on crime and antisocial behaviour on the waterways of the Broads, writes Harry Arnold. 20 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Futuristic boat in record attempt

    FUTURISTIC DESIGN: A new, futuristic boat has been built by New Zealand based LomOcean Design for rowing partners Andras Bakos and Erik Harrewijn’s upcoming transAtlantic record attempt. 17 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Sharon Woodward

    Every month, Alice Driscoll, MD of ADPR, interviews a member of the industry. This month it's Sharon Woodward, MD of Trinity Marinas Ltd/Trinity Motors (Bond Street) Ltd 17 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Digital direct mail

    Miami based Info-Link Technologies is the producer of the Bellwether report, a rolling 3 or 12 month sales trend report on all new US powerboat sales of boats 15 feet and larger. 17 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Marine resources

    The sea is no longer only about traditional fisheries, shipping, boating or conservation. 17 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Standing out

    Standing out from the crowd can often be something of a challenge, and nowhere is this more apparent than at the Monaco Yacht Show. 17 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Show season

    Picking up on all the information and comments from the start of the boat show season one has to reflect. 17 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Portland Bill October 2014

    This Portland Bill cartoon - Guzzle power - was published in the On Board Power feature in Boating Business, October 2014 17 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Changes to London Boat Show 2015

    LBS: Organisers of the London Boat Show say a new concept will be introduced at the 2015 event, which takes place from 9 to 18 January. 17 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • New hoist for Suffolk Yacht Harbour

    NEW HOIST: Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH), based on the River Orwell at Levington, can now accommodate larger craft thanks to its new 75 tonnes Wise hoist – said to be the biggest between the Solent and Bridlington. 16 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Research project looks at sailor safety

    RESEARCH: A research project being carried out by the RNLI with the support of the RYA and Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), is looking at yacht sailors’ attitudes towards risk and safety. 16 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • CRT reviews governance

    INLAND WATERWAYS: A first review of governance – as required by its constitution – has been held by the Canal & River Trust (CRT) since it was formed in 2012, writes Harry Arnold. 15 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • New UK youth initiative

    INITIATIVE: On Monday October 13, Sir Keith Mills and four time Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie launched the 1851 Trust. 14 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Calor Gas cylinder recall

    INLAND WATERWAYS: A small number of 6kg Calor Lite® cylinders have been found to be showing signs of premature internal deterioration which over time could potentially lead to a gas escape, writes Harry Arnold. 13 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Marine Capital Fund open for Round 2

    MARINE FUNDING: Marine companies in the south west will once again have the chance to apply for substantial capital growth funding as Round 2 of the Marine Capital Fund opens for pre-applications. 13 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • CRT consults on mooring sales

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Following criticism on the way it markets long term moorings, the Canal & River Trust (CRT) is inviting people to take part in a consultation on how they should be sold, writes Harry Arnold. 13 Oct 2014 - Boating Business

  • Shipwrights’ Lectures 2014 this Wednesday

    EVENT: The fourth Shipwrights’ Lecture, taking place this Wednesday, the 15th, will see a range of industry experts present on marine electronics – past, present and future, and careers in the marine sector. 13 Oct 2014 - Boating Business