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  • Cowes Yacht Haven season of success

    SUCCESS: Cowes Yacht Haven has seen a successful season after expanding its dry sail by 72m to attract more racing fleets to the Isle of Wight. 06 Oct 2015 - Boating Business

  • A fighter jet on water

    TEST BOAT: The British America's Cup challenger, Land Rover BAR, has launched its latest testing boat – T2 – at its home in Portsmouth. 06 Oct 2015 - Boating Business

  • Fairline lays off staff

    LAID OFF: Fairline Boats yesterday laid off a third of its 300 workforce for up to five weeks on minimum pay, according to the Unite union. 06 Oct 2015 - Boating Business

  • Better Capital sells Fairline

    FAIRLINE SOLD: After putting in four MDs in four years - and quite a lot of money - Jon Moulton’s better Capital has called time on the firm’s dalliance with the UK leisure marine industry. 06 Oct 2015 - Boating Business

  • River Thames 2015-16 lock closures

    INLAND WATERWAYS: An initial list of River Thames winter lock closures, from November 2015 to March 2016, has been issued by the Environment Agency (EA) as part of its investment programme, writes Harry Arnold. 05 Oct 2015 - Boating Business

  • Princess will return to profit this year

    FINANCE: Princess Yachts is on target for profit in 2015 as order books bounce back after positive performances at the Cannes and Southampton boat shows, despite a difficult 2014. 05 Oct 2015 - Boating Business

  • Vessel Vault secures vital documents

    SECURITY: Boats and Yachts Warranty has added a cloud-based boat maintenance management system to help customers keep vital documents safe and in one place. 01 Oct 2015 - Boating Business

  • Electric boats need more work

    ELECTRIC BOATS: The second World Electric & Hybrid Boat Summit “PlugBoat”, has so far confirmed what we already know – that electric boats need more work before they can become mainstream. 01 Oct 2015 - Boating Business

  • Stuart-Hunt gets bigger role

    Peta Stuart-Hunt has been re-appointed by the Royal Southern Yacht Club (RSrnYC) as its Marketing & Media Consultant covering most aspects of the Hamble-based club's requirements. 01 Oct 2015 - Boating Business

  • British Marine targets Wales

    WALES: British Marine is hoping to raise the profile of Wales as a boating destination after hosting a British Marine Wales stand at the recent Southampton Boat Show. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • Industry luminaries join BAR

    BAR members: The Land Rover BAR business model includes a mix of commercial funding and private investment meaning that the founding shareholders have been joined by many luminaries of the business world. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • Break into Asia with Seawork Asia

    SEAWORK ASIA: For those looking to expand their commercial marine business and to extend support to satellite territories, the rapidly-growing commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork Asia is the answer. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • Technology is used to maximise production efficiency

    When the BAR building become fully operational during the America’s Cup World Cup Series, the team was housed on the site of a boat dry stack that had to relocate to help make way for the new sailing base. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • Slipway trailers are in demand

    From a floating bridge in France to a floating café on a Midlands canal, it’s all in a day’s work for the Pontoon and Dock Company, writes Katina Read. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • Dry docking for boats up to 26 tonnes from Versadock

    Marinas can often find themselves with odd corners with shallow water they have difficulty in using writes Katina Read. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • Drip drip effect from marinas

    Next year, the latest Recreational Craft Directive comes into force, stipulating all new boats will have to have a holding tank fitted as standard and that all toilet waste will have to discharge into said holding tank, writes Katina Read. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • Two new ranges from MCP Marine Decking

    With high footfall and harsh environments to cope with, marina operators usually want flooring that is hard wearing, long lasting and easy to keep clean, writes Katina Read. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • Calshot Spit Light Float receives a new lease of life

    One of the Solent’s most iconic navigational aids has been given a new lease of life, thanks to ABP Southampton, writes Katina Read. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • Massive growth of electric vehicles should be noted

    Owning and running electric vehicles (EVs) has been proven to be very economical and, with ownership also come many environmental benefits. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • New fenders from Dura Composites

    Dura Composites has launched a new range of composite timber fenders produced using a wood plastic composite. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • RINA develops its certification scheme

    The Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA) has built on its MaRINA Excellence certification scheme that rates the value of a marina in terms of offered services, security level and environmental protection. 30 Sep 2015 - Boating Business

  • ABC Leisure opts for CounterPoint with Kudos

    SOFTWARE: ABC Leisure Group has chosen CounterPoint coupled with WorkPoint from Kudos Software following the ‘end of life’ of Sage EPoS. 29 Sep 2015 - Boating Business