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  • Lancaster Canal leak

    INLAND WATERWAYS: A leak in an embankment on the Lancaster Canal has closed the waterway, effectively dividing it into two sections, writes Harry Arnold. 06 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Ocean Safety and Richard Irvin merge

    MERGER: Ocean Safety is merging with Richard Irvin Energy Solutions’ marine safety division and their Aberdeen branch to offer a greater safety equipment range. 06 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Five Thames boats sink in flames

    THAMES FIRE: After an explosion on Thursday July 2, five boats went up in flames at Saxon Moorings on the River Thames in Old Windsor. 06 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Summer safety message

    SUMMER SAFETY: Boat owners are being reminded of the risk from using portable gas camping stoves, lamps and heaters on board boats because of the danger from explosion, fire and carbon monoxide poisoning. 06 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show

    LYJAPCS SHOW: The London, Yacht and Prestige Car Show will be back for a second time next year from 4 to 7 May at St Katharine Dock and Old Billingsgate in London. 02 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • New look for British Marine Boat Shows

    REBRAND: Following hard on the heels of the BMF rebranding as British Marine, National Boat Shows is to become British Marine Boat Shows. 01 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Female engineers break the mould

    FEMALE ENGINEERS: National Women in Engineering Day on 23 June presented a good opportunity to mark the achievements of the marine industry’s female engineers. 01 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • The Survitec Marine Industry Regatta

    REGATTA: The 2016 Survitec Marine Industry Regatta will run on Wednesday June 1 out of Port Solent using Sunsail’s matched fleet of First 40 yachts. 01 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • New look for BMF

    NEW LOOK: The British Marine Federation (BMF) has unveiled a strong new identity which it says provides a solid focal point for members going forward. 01 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Four action packed days of ACWS

    ACWS: The America’s Cup World Series comes to Portsmouth for four days of action packed entertainment during the first ever ACWS in Portsmouth, UK. 30 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • Seawork Review

    Launched 17 years ago, the Mercator Media run Seawork International continues to expand and astonish, consolidating its position as Europe’s best commercial marine exhibition, writes Peter Poland. 30 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • Sailing charities join forces for children

    SAILING: The 1851 Trust, the official charity of the America's Cup World Series Portsmouth, is joining forces with The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation to put on taster sessions to school children in Portsmouth to encourage them to get on the water. 30 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • Hurst to Marathon Leisure

    Steve Hurst has joined Marathon Leisure as area sales representative for the north and east of England. 29 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • R&D tax relief – with easy to claim incentives…

    R&D incentives in the UK are a valuable benefit for companies engaged in qualifying R&D activity, says David O’Keeffe. But too many companies are missing out… 29 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • Crewsaver - safety supplier for AC35

    AMERICA’S CUP: Crewsaver has been chosen as official safety supplier for Artemis Racing for the 35th America’s Cup taking place in Bermuda in June 2017. 29 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • Updated RCD Guide available for tablets

    RCD Guide: An updated guide to the new EU recreational craft directive is now available for both Apple and Android tablets in three languages, downloadable alongside the PDF version supported by any device. 29 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • Tripadvisor award for Caen Hill Locks

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Caen Hill Locks on the Kennet & Avon Canal has been awarded a top Tripadvisor award, writes Harry Arnold. 29 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • Automotive technologies cross over to the marine industry

    The marine industry often follows other industries when it comes to technology and this is no exception when it comes to batteries, writes Katina Read 28 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • New battery chargers are more intelligent

    The world of battery chargers continues to evolve, with users wanting more efficiency and greater intelligence from their products writes Katina Read. 28 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • Systems are more complex and designed for integration

    With ever increasing demands for higher power and greater comfort, systems are becoming more and more complex with new products being designed to integrate all the now common electrical requirements, writes Katina Read. 28 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • Demands on space are at an all time premium

    We expect to use the same commodities on board as we use at home, but with the demands for space on board at a premium, generators and other power systems need to be small, quiet and very efficient, writes Katina Read. 28 Jun 2015 - Boating Business

  • Hybrid systems take up less space and are more efficient

    The word hybrid can be used in different ways but, says David Melville, sales manager specialist applications at Fischer Panda, the term means two or more power sources made available for one consumer distribution. 28 Jun 2015 - Boating Business