Industry News – Page 23

  • RELiON Battery is a global provider of lithium batteries and related products

    Brunswick acquires RELiON Battery


    Brunswick Corporation has acquired RELiON Battery provider of lithium batteries and related products to multiple industry sectors.

  • Walker Maritime Holdings has bought boat share membership company FlexiSail

    FlexiSail is sold


    Boat share membership company, FlexiSail, has been acquired by Walker Maritime Holdings, the owner of British Boat Club and Walker Marine Design.

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    Legal action against boat owner


    The owner of a large unpowered boat used as a houseboat, who failed to comply with directions to move the barge from Environment Agency (EA) owned public moorings on the non-tidal River Thames, has been warned about the consequences of breaking the law.

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    12-month extension for CE mark


    A 12-month extension to the start date for the new post-Brexit certification rules for CE products has been confirmed by the Government.

  • Barrus is the preferred UK wholesaler for Simrad products

    Navico appoints Barrus as preferred wholesaler


    Barrus has been appointed preferred wholesaler for Navico’s marine electronics brand Simrad.

  • Aquafax will supply ASG EMEA brands to the UK market Photo: ASG

    Aquafax to distribute ASG brands in the UK


    Advanced Systems Group (ASG) EMEA has signed a new multi-year distribution agreement with technical marine distributor, Aquafax.

  • The RYA is recommending key ways to help reduce emissions in the boating industry Photo: RYA

    RYA launches zero carbon by 2050 plan


    The Royal Yachting Association has launched ambitious plans outlining how the boating industry can achieve zero carbon by 2050.

  • Donald Campbell died whilst trying to break the water speed record on Coniston Water Photo: Tony Armstrong-Sly/Flickr

    Final appeal for return of iconic Bluebird


    The Ruskin Museum and the Campbell family have made a final appeal to Bill Smith for the return of Donald Campbell’s record-breaking Bluebird K7.

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    September's Boating Business features


    September’s Boating Business features are: manoeuvring and stability and electronics plus a Southampton International Boat Show preview.

  • Inmarsat is increasing its global satellite power Photo: Inmarsat

    Inmarsat expands IoT global network


    Inmarsat has unveiled a new global narrowband network ideally suited to the rapidly evolving world of the Internet of Things (IoT) for customers in aviation, maritime, governments and select enterprises.

  • Aquafax will distribute Lowrance, B&G and C-MAP products from September 1 2021

    Navico appoints Aquafax as preferred wholesaler


    Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands has appointed Aquafax as its preferred wholesaler for the UK.

  • Bookings are up for Le Boat Photo: Le Boat

    Le Boat reports buoyant sales


    Business is booming for Le Boat with revenue increases of 239% and 150% respectively for its holidays in England and Scotland compared with the same period in 2019.

  • Barrus has installed a new boat rigging and UTV assembly centre

    Barrus expands its facilities


    Barrus has expanded its engineering and production facilities with the introduction of a new boat rigging and UTV assembly centre.

  • The CLEARLINE system has been developed by ElectroSea's engineers

    Argo Yachting is appointed by ElectroSea


    Argo Yachting has been appointed an ElectroSea authorised dealer in the UK, Southern Spain and Mallorca for ElectroSea’s CLEARLINE marine growth prevention system.

  • The new RYCK 280 will make its debut at Cannes Photo: HanseYachts

    HanseYachts unveils new motorboat brand


    HanseYachts has unveiled a new motorboat brand aimed at sports-minded sailors in the weekender segment, the third to carry its ‘Made in Germany’ label.

  • Crypto currency is to be accepted by HELM

    A first for HELM


    UK yacht charter broker HELM has begun taking crypto currencies as payment for yacht charters, believed to be the first yachting holidays business globally to do so.

  • Henry Bomby is the founder of Swell, a new marine innovation funding company

    Innovation to drive marine industry


    A new marine innovation funding company has been launched to help the marine sector transition to a net zero future.

  • Marine Results Palma facility has been awarded load testing and lifting accreditation

    Accreditation for Marine Results


    Superyacht rigging and inspections company Marine Results has gained accreditation from the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) for its load testing and heavy lifting certification service.

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    Man drowns after motorboat sinks


    The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has asked the leisure marine industry to remind small boat owners and users to familiarise themselves with safety procedures following an investigation into the drowning of a man with learning difficulties.

  • The MAIB investigates marine accidents and incidents Photo: Mark Bridge

    MAIB business plan 2021-22


    The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its business plan for 2021-22 reaffirming its commitment to marine safety and ambition to be one of the most effective and influential marine safety investigation authorities in the world.