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St Hellier Harbour - ripe for redevelopment

St Hellier Harbour - ripe for redevelopment

Raising the bar in sustainable sports
Land Rover BAR has published its third Annual Sustainability Report which shows that the team is right on track with its sustainability targets. 25 May 2017 - Boating Business
Kraken Yachts expands to the UK
Kraken Yachts has expanded its operation to the UK with a new sales head office at Swanwick Marina, adding to its existing central operations and design office in Hong Kong. 24 May 2017 - Boating Business
Claire is the first female VP
Drew Marine Signal & Safety has promoted Claire Newland to vice president, business development and general manager UK. 24 May 2017 - Boating Business
Protection from wear and tear
A simple product to prevent yacht gelcoat surfaces from rope and line chafe has gone global with a recent UK chandlery order pushing orders to over 10,000. 24 May 2017 - Boating Business
Hanse Yachts owner acquires French cat builder
The parent company of Hanse Yachts has taken a majority stake in the French catamaran builder Privilège which will complement the company’s portfolio going forward. 23 May 2017 - Boating Business
Timage rebrands and launches new website
Following a company expansion, Timage has rebranded and launched two sub brands - Timage Marine and Timage Architecture. 22 May 2017 - Boating Business
Monohulls and multihulls to feature in Volvo Ocean Race
Both monohull and multihull challenges are to be included in the Volvo Ocean Race, a move that could lead to the entire race being sailed on multihulls. 22 May 2017 - Boating Business
Oceanair charity of the year
Oceanair employees have chosen the children's hospice charity, Chestnut Tree House to be their charity of the year for 2017. 18 May 2017 - Boating Business
Garmin acquires ActiveCaptain
Garmin has acquired Active Corporation, a developer of crowd sourced rich content for boaters called ActiveCaptain. 17 May 2017 - Boating Business
Moody Decking cleared in illegal Myanmar teak case
A British government regulator has found that Moody Decking complies with European Union timber regulations. 15 May 2017 - Boating Business
Flynn Refrigeration signs Chinese deal
Refrigeration and air-conditioning company Flynn Refrigeration is expanding into South East Asia after inking a new trade deal with Chinese marine services company Fair Sky (China) Co Ltd. 08 May 2017 - Boating Business
Epic achievement for Paul Boomsma
International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) honorary member Paul Boomsma, has been awarded the ‘Officier in de orde van Oranje Nassau’; the civil and military Dutch order of chivalry. 28 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Garmin supports Race to Scotland
Garmin is to sponsor Ken Fowler on his Race to Scotland in a single handed dinghy. Mr Fowler, 51, will attempt to sail from Lands End to John O’Groats starting on May 7 and plans to complete the trip in 20 to 30 days sailing solo for up to ten hours a day. 28 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Oyster regeneration partnership
A plan to reintroduce one million oysters to the Solent is on track, part of attempts to clean up the waters. 28 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Plymouth chosen as host
Plymouth has been announced as the host port for the start and finish of the 2018 Golden Globe Race. 26 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Maiden returns to the UK
Maiden, the iconic boat that sailed into the record books in 1990, has returned to the UK 27 years after making history at the Whitbread Round the World Race with her all-female crew. 25 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Sevenstar Yacht Transport sponsors new Cowes Week regatta
Sevenstar Yacht Transport is to take naming rights to the new Triple Crown at Cowes Week 2017. The new initiative is a regatta within a regatta, open to large IRC rated racing boats up to 36m LOA. 24 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Last call for Survitec Marine Industry Regatta entries
The deadline for entry into this year’s Survitec Marine Industry Regatta is fast approaching. The event takes place on May 17 on board matched Sunsail 40s out of Port Solent. 24 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Nixon Marine Global adds Stryker T-Tops
Nixon Marine Global has added Stryker T-Tops to the manufacturers it represents in Europe. 21 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Marine companies celebrate winning the Queen’s Award for Enterprise
Spinlock has been selected as a winner of the 2017 Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation. The achievement marks the second time the company has won a Queen’s Award – last year the company won the award for international trade. 21 Apr 2017 - Boating Business