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  • Blue Flag scheme is tightened up

    “The treatment of sewerage - black water - on vessels is full of pitfalls and is regulated from extremely lengthy and complicated documents,” says Peter Harrison, business development manager at Nauticool. 01 Aug 2015 - Boating Business

  • Demands filter down to smaller boats

    Whereas previously it was the demand of the larger boat owner to have all the latest mod cons on board, now these demands are filtering down to owners of smaller boats, who still want access to the same features. 01 Aug 2015 - Boating Business

  • Innovative water heater from Whale

    While water heating systems have been developed and refined for larger boats, the smaller end of the market has been somewhat neglected – up until now, says Katina Read. 01 Aug 2015 - Boating Business

  • Clipper Race 2015/16 start

    CLIPPER: The start of the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race is nearing, with the yachts leaving Sunday 30 August at 1300 from St Katherine Docks on the River Thames, London. 31 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Associated Press pushes for Rio changes

    RIO OLYMPICS: Associated Press, one of the most powerful news agencies in the world, has made another attempt to get world authorities to appreciate the dangers facing our Olympic stars next year. 31 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Bembridge Harbour regeneration work

    HARBOUR REGENERATION: Bembridge Harbour's regeneration project has come a long way since planning permission was granted back in May 2012. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Kildale goes Multi-Channel

    KUDOS: Kildale Marine has integrated online sales with its existing stock control and chandlery using WebPoint from Kudos Software in a bid to increase sales and optimise cash flow. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Tufcoat expands in Spain

    Tufcoat, originally Boatcoat, has been supplying its own blend of shrink wrap to the marine industry for more than 10 years and is due to open a second Spanish warehouse in time for the autumn season, writes Katina Read. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Solar panels are a good option

    When leaving a boat for the winter layup period, most boat owners will need to ensure their batteries remain charged, which can be quite an ordeal especially if they live a few hours away, writes Katina Read. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Technical understanding goes a long way

    A little technical understanding will enable boat owners to purchase the correct type of dehumidifier, according to Boatsheen director Mark Wibberley. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Sail shape is important

    Whether sails are professionally serviced or not often depends on the age of the sails, but regardless of this, owners should always take them off the boat over the winter, writes Katina Read. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Tell your customers about safety equipment

    The removal and servicing of on board safety equipment is often overlooked, however the winter lay-up time is ideal to remedy this and get all safety equipment serviced. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Orders are on the up for Jacobs Yacht Cradles

    Jacobs Yacht Cradles has been fabricating cradles for more than 30 years and now has an impressive list of customers, supplying to Associated British Ports, the MOD, Suffolk Yacht Harbour, Nordvegen Marine Norway, Mariana da Rimin, Crenran Marine Scotland to name a few. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Upgraded formula is a success for Grunt!

    It’s as important to clean a boat at the end of the season as it is at the start of the season, with the potential for much damage over the winter months with salt attacking the metal fittings in particular, writes Katina Read. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • All weather lifeboat centre to open

    LIFEBOAT CENTRE: The RNLI will open its All-weather Lifeboat Centre (ALC) on Friday 21 August to take over production, maintenance and refit of the charity’s all-weather lifeboat fleet in-house. 29 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Suzuki launches outboard promotion

    PROMOTION: Suzuki GB is expanding its offering with a new retail promotion, offering customers a free portable outboard motor (DF2.5-DF6) when then buy one of Suzuki’s large horsepower models (DF40A – DF300AP) before 31 August 2015. 29 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Michael Howorth

    Every month, Alice Driscoll, MD of ADPR, interviews a member of the industry. This month it's Michael Howorth, freelance yachting journalist at The Howorths Maritime writing and photography. 29 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Portland Bill August 2015

    This Mike Atkinson cartoon – Effluent Work - was published in the Water Systems feature of the August 2015 issue of Boating Business. 29 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Nothing to say?

    Maintaining a profile in the industry media is not always easy, particularly for those smaller companies that have a single product or long term project. 29 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Millennials rule

    Millennials, or America’s youth born between 1982 and 2000, now number 83.1 million and represent more than one quarter of the nation’s population. 28 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • End of life boats

    Started in autumn 2013, the EU-funded Boat DIGEST project on boat dismantling and recycling is set to finish after summer this year. 28 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • The only way is up

    The song buzzing in my head ‘The only way is up’ has also become something of a mantra for the leisure marine industry. 28 Jul 2015 - Boating Business