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  • Next section of the Montgomery Canal open

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Owen Paterson, MP for North Shropshire, opened a further rewatered 450 metre section of the Montgomery Canal in his constituency at Redwith, Shropshire, on Saturday 19 July, writes Harry Arnold. 29 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Mermaid’s new engines

    SOUTH WEST: Poole based Mermaid Marine has launched a new range of engines, writes Katina Read. 29 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Shaping the future of surfboards

    SURF’S UP: A New Zealand based surfboard shaper has unveiled what could be the world’s most expensive surfboard at US$1.3m. 29 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • New Kingsbridge berthing

    SOUTH WEST: A new berthing facility has opened at Kingsbridge, south Devon, at a cost of £300,000, writes Katina Read. 28 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • AC35 set to go…

    AMERICA’S CUP: The release of the Protocol for the 35th America’s Cup was interesting, but left out more than it included. 28 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Progress made at Cowes Harbour

    CONSTRUCTION: Work on a new breakwater structure at the mouth of Cowes Harbour is making progress and has moved into the third stage of the vital 18 month coastal protection project. 28 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Bright future for Seaware

    SEAWARE SOLD: Falmouth based Seaware, one of the UK’s leading marine distributors specialising in fasteners, paint and other equipment, has been sold. 28 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • Johnny Depp in Gloucester Docks

    INLAND WATERWAYS: International actor Johnny Depp will star in the latest Tim Burton film ‘Through the Looking Glass’, which will use the River Severn’s Gloucester Docks as a location, writes Harry Arnold. 28 Jul 2014 - Boating Business

  • 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 a 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