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  • PSP SBS 2014 off to a good start

    PSP SBS: This year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show (PSP SBS) is proving even more popular than last year, with more than 30,000 people visiting in the first weekend alone. 15 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • McMurdo Group expands to Australasia

    EXPANSION: Techno-Sciences Inc, a recently acquired company of the McMurdo Group, is to set up its next generation satellite aided search and rescue (SAR) systems in Australia and New Zealand as part of a €13m deal. 15 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Royal visit for Hampshire sailing charity

    ROYAL VISIT: Hampshire based sail training charity Ocean Youth Trust South (OYT South) enjoyed a Royal visit recently while taking part in the Tall Ships Regatta festival at Greenwich. 15 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Allspars to the Hamble

    NEW WORKSHOP: Plymouth based yacht rigging firm, Allspars, is expanding its operation to the Hamble and has opened a new workshop in the former Solent Spars building at Swanwick Marina. 15 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Parliamentary Group’s CRT report

    INLAND WATERWAYS: The All Party Parliamentary Group for the Waterways (APPG) has published its second report on the progress made by the Canal & River Trust (CRT) since its creation in 2012, writes Harry Arnold. 15 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Celeb spotting at PSP SBS

    Celebrity spotting: TV presenter Matt Baker and Olympic gold medallist, Sir Iain Percy, will both be at this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show. 12 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • America’s Cup non-meeting

    AMERICA’S CUP: After much trumpeting, the six contenders for the 35th America’s Cup had a meeting in London this week. 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • New UK distributor for Selva

    DISTRIBUTION: Italy’s Selva Marine has appointed British Marine Federation member, Deep Consultancy, as its new distributor in the UK. 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Employers to take a “sickie”?

    From the end of 2014, the government will roll out a new, proactive approach to sickness absence, says Andrew Moore. The Health and Work Service will provide occupational health (OH) advice and support for employees, employers and GPs. 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • New stats book

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA), has published its new Recreational Boating Industry Statistics, for the year 2013. 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Web faux pas

    There is much discussion in the media about how M&S’s new £150m website appears to have lost them 8% of sales. 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Portland Bill September 2014

    This Portland Bill cartoon ran in the PSP Southampton Boat show feature in September 2014 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Mike Shepherd

    Every month, Alice Driscoll of ADPR interviews a member of the industry. This month it's Mike Shepherd, founder and managing director of The Marine Advertising Agency. 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Brunswick alters course

    It looks like a major course alteration is underway at Brunswick. 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • New RCD...

    The new EU directive on recreational craft (2013/53/EU) entered into force on 17 January 2014. 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Reflections

    As I sit here in Vatican City under the summer sun, I dwell on the year we have had and that to come. 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • CRT appoints new main contractor

    INLAND WATERWAYS: After a comprehensive tender process – with bids from six major companies - the Canal & River Trust (CRT) has awarded its National Engineering & Construction Contract to Kier MG Ltd, writes Harry Arnold. 11 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Get your footie boots on

    Football tournament: There's less than a week to go until the Marine Ad Agency (MAA) football tournament – but there are still a few places spare so it’s not too late to sign up. 10 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • Survey asks if Thames Rally should go on

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Following the cancellation of this year's Thames Traditional Boat Rally, a survey has been launched by the rally committee to determine the event’s future, writes Harry Arnold. 10 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • PSP SBS – four days to go

    BOAT SHOW: There are just four days to go until the PSP Southampton Boat Show, which takes place from 12 to 21 September at Mayflower Park, Southampton. 08 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • CRT 2014-15 Winter Mooring Permits

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Following a positive response to last year’s continuous cruisers mooring permit trial, the Canal & River Trust (CRT) will continue that pilot scheme this winter, writes Harry Arnold. 08 Sep 2014 - Boating Business

  • A sad good bye at PSP SBS

    FAREWELL: Most of the time at boat shows we’re assaulted with news of new products and new boats. But this year, I’m afraid we have to say a goodbye. 08 Sep 2014 - Boating Business