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  • Too many cooks

    Imagine a boat designed by a committee, where each member is responsible for a different part of it and everyone is invited to make alterations to anyone else's part. Heath Robinson would have a field day! 28 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • Mandy Chapman

    Every month Alice Driscoll interviews an industry mover and shaker. This month it’s Mandy Chapman, co-founder with husband Neil Chapman of boatshed.com 28 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • New marketing needed

    Generally speaking, the way products are introduced and sold into the US boating market can be summed up as representatives, magazine/web advertising and boat shows. 28 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • Emission controls

    While carbon dioxide (CO2) emission control measures have become standard in the automotive sector, the European Commission recently decided to introduce them in the maritime world. 28 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • New term starts

    With the Southampton Boat Show only a few weeks away, September always feels like the beginning of a new school term. 28 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • Buy British

    It’s coming to the start of the show season for the UK marine manufacturing sector now - something I am pleased to forgo having retired a couple of years ago to take up a more sedentary life... 28 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • Neil Chapman

    Every month Alice Driscoll, MD of ADPR Ltd, interviews an industry mover and shaker. This month is Neil Chapman, who is responsible for overall corporate direction at Boatshed 01 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • Please Mr Postman...

    Imagine a boat designed by a committee, where each member is responsible for a different part of it and everyone is invited to make alterations to anyone else's part. Heath Robinson would have a field day! 01 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • Legislation Guide

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations’ (ICOMIA) Global Environmental Legislation Guide is regularly updated with the latest environmental legislative developments, such as the EU regulations on the use of illegal timber. 01 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • A potential game changer

    Every so often a game changer comes along and significantly alters the market it enters. One with the potential to do just that has just entered the charter market here in the US. 01 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • European Maritime Day

    On 21-22 May 2013, the European Maritime Day took place in La Valetta (Malta) on the theme of "Coastal development and sustainable maritime tourism". 01 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • You got through the downturn

    So how are you all feeling now it’s the middle of the year? The general media tells us that we are finally on the up and we can start to feel optimistic... 01 Aug 2013 - Boating Business

  • Undermining companies

    So despite the UK leisure marine sector being back at 2007 value levels (see latest the BMF members organisation stats) a number of ne'er-do-well boatbuilders seem determined to undermine the very companies that have supported them through the lean times. 04 Jul 2013 - Boating Business

  • Corporate fraud and identity theft

    A quick scan of www.actionfraud.police.uk, a government website backed by organisations and companies with an interest in reducing fraud, is enough to put the frighteners on any law abiding reader, says Adam Bernstein. 03 Jul 2013 - Boating Business

  • Timber regulations

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations’ (ICOMIA) Global Environmental Legislation Guide features environmental legislation from the recreational boating industry. 03 Jul 2013 - Boating Business

  • David Pougher

    Every month Alice Driscoll interviews an industry mover and shaker. This month it’s David Pougher, divisional manager, Marine & All Terrain Business at Yamaha Motor (UK). He is also the current chairman of National Boat Shows 03 Jul 2013 - Boating Business

  • US boating stats

    The US Coast Guard has just released the Recreational Boating Statistics 2012, its 54th annual report containing statistics on recreational boating accidents and state vessel registration. 03 Jul 2013 - Boating Business

  • EU access to SME loans

    In the current context of financial tensions and market stagnation, European companies and especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs) face difficulties accessing to finance. 03 Jul 2013 - Boating Business

  • Basic rules

    Some basic rules make sure that the press release you are about to send out will get published in the UK or world media. 03 Jul 2013 - Boating Business

  • Portsmouth Poll May 2013

    15 May 2013 - Boating Business

  • 10 ways to avoid a tax investigation

    Tax investigations are bad news – they take time and can be expensive, and that’s the case even if they don’t find any extra tax due, says Jason Piper. But, sadly, there’s no way you can guarantee not getting one. 14 May 2013 - Boating Business

  • Symbols guidelines

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations’ (ICOMIA) Technical Committee, in cooperation with ICOMIA member organisations and the ISO Small Craft Committee, is preparing to publish the latest ICOMIA Standard, on ‘Technical Guidelines for Graphical Symbols’. 14 May 2013 - Boating Business