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  • PHC looks to the future

    POOLE PLANS: While the leisure marine industry has seen a slight decline in recent years, Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) told Boating Business it’s planning for its booming future. 28 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Redevelopment refused

    SOUTH WEST: The maritime industry’s role at Falmouth Wharves has been cited as a reason for refusal of a redevelopment bid for the area, writes Katina Read. 25 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • CMN funding

    SOUTH WEST: Cornwall Marine Network has secured £1.8m of funding for capital grants to eligible Cornish marine businesses, writes Katina Read. 24 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • New boat insurance policies

    NEW INSURANCE: Boat insurance specialist, Haven Knox-Johnston has launched two new boat insurance policies which will come into effect from 15 August 2014. 24 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Pendennis winter refits

    WINTER REFITS: Pendennis Shipyard has reported a busy winter refit season in 2013/14 welcoming nine yachts to the yard in all. 24 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Slippers & Horlicks

    Shock! A marine sector currently showing positive signs of growth and operating in a professional manner… 24 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Digital media

    The many forms of digital media have transformed the marketing landscape. 23 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Sky lantern incidents

    SKY LANTERNS: Gordon Marsden (Lab, Blackpool S) has asked about the impact of sky lanterns on the work of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency, writes Stuart Fisher. 23 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Leisure marine continues its recovery

    CONTINUED RECOVERY: Two new reports issued by the British Marine Federation (BMF) have revealed that the economic impact of the UK marine industry and spend associated with it was around £6.2bn in 2012/13. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Portland Bill

    This Portland Bill cartoon was printed in the Engines and Propulsion feature of the July 2014 issue of Boating Business. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Consumer Law – key changes retailers need to know

    Consumer law relating to the supply of goods and services has been getting increasingly outdated in recent years, says Sarah Riding, especially with the arrival of digital content such as downloads and software. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • 2013 figures

    The NMMA has just released the 2013 Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, its annual summary of the market here in the United States. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Environment Guide

    ICOMIA, the International Council of Marine Industry Associations, has published its New + Improved Global Environmental Legislation Guide. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Daniel Tudor-Williams joins Henri Lloyd

    Daniel Tudor-Williams has joined Henri Lloyd as sales support assistant. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Sue Brown promoted at Sartech

    Surrey based Sartech Engineering Ltd has appointed Sue Brown as general manager at its headquarters in Redhill. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Malcolm Lee joins OYS

    Malcolm Lee has joined the project management team at Ocean Yacht Systems (OYS). 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Fairline expands global sales team

    Fairline Boats has strengthened its global sales team with two new appointments. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Two new at McKenna Townsend

    McKenna Townsend is expanding its social media team with the appointment of Caitlin Smith and Mel Bradley. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • CZ GP is a logical progression for Dimension Polyant

    The sailcloth market is always evolving, driven by end user requirements from grand prix to club racing as well as the extensive cruising market, writes Katina Read. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Seldén is caught by surprise

    The quest from sailors for light and strong continues with one of the biggest trends – which even manufacturers admit has caught them by surprise - is the number of carbon masts being requested writes Katina Read. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Boaters are starting to go boating more

    With much growth being seen in the cruising side of the sailing market and people using their boats more, manufacturers continue to produce products to make life easier, writes Katina Read. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Consumers have a wider choice of rigging

    Historically when owners looked for high performance rigging with minimum weight, PBO was high on the list as an alternative to traditional wire rigging, writes Katina Read. 22 Jul 2014 - Boating Business