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  • 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

  • Mastervolt's upgraded Mass Combi range

    NEW IMPROVED: Electrical system and component expert, Mastervolt, has improved its range of Mass Combi inverter/chargers giving them increased performance and ensuring they return lower overall costs per watt. 28 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Land Rover BAR takes the ACWS win

    AMERICA’S CUP: Over 130,000 people turned up in Southsea last weekend to see Ben Ainslie and his Land Rover BAR team take the all important first win in the gale shortened ACWS event. 27 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • BSS warnings and information updates

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Warnings on using barbeques and portable gas appliances on boats have been issued by the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS), writes Harry Arnold. 27 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • West System sponsors Beale Park Show

    SHOW: West System International (WSI) showed its support for the Wooden Boatbuilders’ Trade Association (WBTA) at this year’s Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show. 27 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • RYA activities at ACWS

    ACWS: The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is gearing up for the America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth (ACWS) this weekend with plenty of activities for all ages. 24 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • MLA launces e-learning app

    TRAINING: Plymouth-based Marine Leaning Alliance (MLA) has developed a web app to provide students easy access to e-learning courses. 23 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • The new Ocean Standard Liferaft

    NEW LIFERAFT: Marine safety expert, Ocean Safety, has launched a new Ocean Standard Liferaft range, an update of the current Ocean Standard model but with a number of improvements. 23 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Call for METS Boat Builder Awards

    BOAT BUILDER AWARDS: Nominations are now open for the METS Boat Builder award for Equipment Manufacturer Collaborative Solution. 22 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • How to follow the Louis Vuitton ACWS

    ACWS: The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series UK begins this Thursday 23 and runs until Sunday 26 July, and there are plenty of ways to stay up-to-date with the four-day action. 22 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • BAE helping BAR

    AMERICA’S CUP: BAE Systems has signed an agreement to provide high tech engineering expertise to Land Rover BAR's Technical Innovation Group (TIG). 22 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Jones launches Oppu

    NEW COMPANY: Chris Jones, former UK country manager for International Paint and Awlgrip, has launched Oppu - an innovative sales, marketing and customer service advisory business. 21 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Danieka Jerram's RYS Foundation Bursary

    RYS BURSARY: One of the UKSA's Young Ambassadors, Danieka Jerram, 21, of Ryde, is one of the first recipients of the Royal Yacht Squadron's (RYS) Isle of Wight Foundation bursary. 21 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Haven Academy – changing kids’ lives

    INVOLVEMENT: The Haven Knox-Johnston funded Haven Academy is continuing its legacy to involve those who might not otherwise have an opportunity to enjoy and embrace boating. 21 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • CRT chairman Tony Hales to retire

    INLAND WATERWAYS: Tony Hales CBE, chairman of the Canal & River Trust, (CRT) will retire after the charity’s Annual Public Meeting (APM) in London on 23 September, writes Harry Arnold. 20 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Wickens helps KB avoid BAR

    QUICK RELOCATION: Wickens Engineering has been using affordable internet technologies to help relocate a dry stack company away from the Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) site in time for the America’s World Cup Series. 20 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • The biggest event in Portsmouth this year…

    ACWS: The biggest event in Portsmouth this summer – and one of the most prestigious events in the world of sport – the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series is just days away. 20 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • North Devon search and rescue

    HELICOPTERS: Transport Under-Secretary Robert Goodwill has given a Written Answer to Peter Heaton-Jones (C) on the adequacy of SAR services in his N Devon constituency writes Stuart Fisher. 17 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Future Poole Harbour Boat Show dates

    BOAT SHOW: After the success of the inaugural Poole Harbour Boat Show in May this year, organisers Poole Harbour Commissioners say the next two years will see three day events. 17 Jul 2015 - Boating Business

  • Jobs go at Princess

    RESTRUCTURE: According to a story in the ‘Plymouth Herald’, Princess Yachts is to restructure its 2,148-strong workforce, cutting up 55 posts at its Plymouth manufacturing facility. 16 Jul 2015 - Boating Business