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  • Cycling grows by 500%. Now for sailing…

    ISS: On the Monday before METS in the Amsterdam RAI, an impressive line up of speakers at the 13th International Sailing Summit (ISS) explored ideas to grow the future of sailing around the world. 26 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Hyde Sails returns to power Clipper fleet

    CLIPPER RACE: Hyde Sails is returning as the producer of sails for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015-16 fleet, with production for the new sails already underway. 26 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Two join Design Unlimited

    Suzie Brushett joins Design Unlimited as personal assistant to founder and lead designer Mark Tucker, managing both his schedule and playing an important role in the smooth running of the studio. 26 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Jamie Smith to Marineware

    Jamie Smith has joined Marineware’s five strong technical sales team. 26 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Windle joins Ocean Safety

    Michael Windle has joined Ocean Safety as the company’s fifth Sales Coordinator. 26 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Three join Ocean Yacht Systems

    OYS has hired three new staff. Simon Lewton has been appointed as stores manager. His background is in aviation, where he has had a successful career putting good stores management into practice. 26 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Alastair Wilson joins BMF

    Alastair Wilson has joined The British Marine Federation (BMF) as Senior Researcher. 26 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • UK to run first ACWS races

    AMERICA’S CUP: In the run up to the 35th America’s Cup in 2017, the UK will host two America’s Cup World Series regattas – one in 2015 and the second in 2016. 25 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Gold Anchor Schemes to join up

    GOLD ANCHOR: The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) and the Marina Industries Association (MIA) are joining up their Gold Anchor Schemes to help ensure marina operators get the full support they need to improve standards. 25 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Apollo treads on its laurels…

    BUST: Nick Davis Enterprises and associated companies - Maritime Security Company GoAgt, the franchised Local Letter Box and boatbuilders Apollo Boats Ltd - have gone bust, says June Hamilton of the YJA. 25 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Bucklers Hard receives NQA approval

    APPROVAL: Beaulieu based Bucklers Hard Boat Builders (BHBB) has been awarded ISO9001:2008 approval by the NQA for its quality work and services. 25 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Safety updates broaden scope

    SAFETY ALERTS: The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has replaced its Safety Alert - Technical service with Safety Bulletins, to be issued as needed and not restricted to technical issues, writes Stuart Fisher. 25 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Sir Robin still has what it takes

    ROUTE DU RHUM: British adventurer and Clipper Race founder, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, has finished third place in French solo Transatlantic race, the Route du Rhum. 24 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Canal industry and CRT talk sinkings

    INLAND WATERWAYS: After a number of full or partial sinkings of narrowboats in locks, the canal industry met with the Canal & River Trust (CRT) to establish a correct procedure for such occurrences, writes Harry Arnold. 24 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • METS 2014 sets new records

    METS 2014: This year’s METS reinforced its claim to be the world leading leisure marine B2B trade show by breaking all sorts of records. 24 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Walcon set to end 2014 on a high

    ORDERS: Walcon Marine is seeing a rise in demand for both refurbished and new build contracts, reporting a strong order book for winter 2014. 24 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • CWM FX signs as LBS title sponsor

    LBS: With CWM FX agreeing a title sponsorship, the 2015 London Boat Show will become known as the CWM FX London Boat Show. 21 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Supacat acquires BUKH Diesel UK

    ACQUISITION: Supacat Group has acquired BUKH Diesel UK and has signed a new distribution agreement with the Danish branch to offer a “comprehensive customer support service”. 20 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Marine investors get into the zone

    ZONING: Ireland’s Clare County Council says the zoning of more than 345 hectares of land along the Shannon Estuary will give anyone looking at large scale marine development “greater investor confidence”. 19 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • 3Si Group acquires Typhoon International

    ACQUISITION: Safety and Survival Systems International Ltd (3Si) has acquired Typhoon International, the world’s largest manufacturer of drysuits. 19 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Jefa Steering wins DAME 2014

    METS: Bill Dixon, chairman of the jury, presented the DAME Award 2014 at the commencement of METS this morning to the Steering Traveller from Jefa Steering ApS of Denmark. 18 Nov 2014 - Boating Business

  • Skysol Mini launched

    METS: Oceanair’s Skysol Mini pleated blind has been designed specifically for portlights with cost and quality in mind. 18 Nov 2014 - Boating Business