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First virtual viewing...great to be back onboard boats!
First virtual viewing...great to be back onboard boats!
Monday, 04 May 2020

I was fortunate to list this particular boat with some photographs just before the 'lockdown' so the marketing began with limited photos.

#Staysafe buying boats.   Information for Buyers, Sellers and Brokers.
#Staysafe buying boats. Information for Buyers, Sellers and Brokers.
Friday, 01 May 2020

Our business practices aim to reduce social contact where possible and when customers and brokers need to meet, we aim to reduce any risk of infection. Please find further information below, relevant to selling and buying . These are in addition ...

Spirit Yacht 111 'Geist' a contemporary luxury bespoke superyacht and we were lucky enough to take a peek!
Spirit Yacht 111 'Geist' a contemporary luxury bespoke superyacht and we were lucky enough to take a peek!
Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Once was during a visit in February to meet my colleagues in Boatshed Suffolk where Spirit Yachts reside. This is where she was designed and built in-house. It was unbelievable to compare the size of the yacht to the actual size of the headqua...

DAME ELLEN MACARTHUR LAUNCHES NEW THREE-YEAR AMBITIONS TO HELP CHANGE MORE YOUNG LIVES AFTER CANCER
DAME ELLEN MACARTHUR LAUNCHES NEW THREE-YEAR AMBITIONS TO HELP CHANGE MORE YOUNG LIVES AFTER CANCER
Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Dame Ellen MacArthur launches ‘Better Connections, Bigger Impact: Our Ambitions for 2020-2020

Dunkirk 80th anniversary ‘pilgrimage’ beckons for restored Magatha
Dunkirk 80th anniversary ‘pilgrimage’ beckons for restored Magatha
Wednesday, 05 February 2020

courtesy of Mylor Ycht Harbour.

CG66 to Stop This Summer
CG66 to Stop This Summer
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 As the 2020 sailing season approaches, the Regulations and Technical Services committee (RATS) of the Cruising Association reminds cruising sailors that the voluntary safety information scheme known as CG66 (after the form that owners completed to re...
Hovertravel welcomes Sir David Jason for Great British Inventions
Hovertravel welcomes Sir David Jason for Great British Inventions
Tuesday, 04 February 2020

Tuesday 4 February’s episode of Sir David Jason’s current TV documentary series features the much-loved actor visiting Hovertravel at Ryde. Entitled David Jason’s Great British Inventions, the next show will be broadcast at 9pm o...

JOHN MERRICKS SAILING TRUST INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR SECOND IAN ATKINS KEELBOAT AWARD
JOHN MERRICKS SAILING TRUST INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR SECOND IAN ATKINS KEELBOAT AWARD
Tuesday, 04 February 2020

Ian Walker presents Team Athena with their award at the RYA Dinghy Show – 2 March 2019
Photo courtesy of JMST

FUSION 3D RANGE
FUSION 3D RANGE
Tuesday, 04 February 2020

Part of the Fusion 3D lifejacket range is the Crewfit+ 180N Pro, an everyday lifejacket for those looking for a compact, lightweight lifejacket without compromising on performance. Using the Fusion 3D technology seen on the ErgoFit range, the Crew...

MARLOW ROPES SHOWCASE EDUCATION & INNOVATION  WITH THE BRITISH SAILING TEAM AT THE RYA DINGHY SHOW
MARLOW ROPES SHOWCASE EDUCATION & INNOVATION WITH THE BRITISH SAILING TEAM AT THE RYA DINGHY SHOW
Monday, 03 February 2020

Meet your British Sailing Team heroes along with Marlow’s experts, & learn the latest innovations in ropes with Marlow Ropes (Stand B52) at this year’s RYA Dinghy Show.

Marlow Ropes will be showcasing new developments in the worl...

FUZE DECK SHOES
FUZE DECK SHOES
Monday, 03 February 2020

The Fuze sneaker-style deck shoes from Zhik are sporty, ultra-lightweight and flexible with ultra-high grip soles. The shoes are designed to be used on or in the water as well as back on land. The strong, perforated mesh upper fabric allows breath...

RACE FORMAT CONFIRMED FOR ACWS SARDEGNA – CAGLIARI REGATTA
RACE FORMAT CONFIRMED FOR ACWS SARDEGNA – CAGLIARI REGATTA
Monday, 03 February 2020

Image: Carlo Borlenghi

‘Love is in the Solent air!’
‘Love is in the Solent air!’
Monday, 03 February 2020

The Isle of Wight is one of the most romantic places to visit in the UK at any time of the year, but particularly in the colder months as the Island is much quieter and more tranquil, making it the perfect location for those seeking a truly &lsquo...

Solent Showdown
Solent Showdown
Saturday, 01 February 2020

 

This weekend tickets go on sale for the UK’s most exciting sailing event this summer, the Emirates America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth, taking place across 4 – 7 June.

Solent Showdown
Solent Showdown
Saturday, 01 February 2020

Tickets are now on sale for the UK’s most exciting sailing event this summer, the Emirates America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth, taking place across 4 – 7 June.

The Solent is the most iconic and historic America’s Cup ve...

POWERDOLPHIN
POWERDOLPHIN
Friday, 31 January 2020

With a sleek, streamlined design, the PowerDolphin is an intelligent, multifunctional water drone. Offering the ability to capture 4K high-definition images, intelligent fish finding functionality and search and rescue support, the PowerDolphin ha...

Cowes seeks new volunteer Harbour Commissioners
Cowes seeks new volunteer Harbour Commissioners
Thursday, 30 January 2020

Cowes Harbour Office

New £2.5 million project launched to restore fragile marine habitats
New £2.5 million project launched to restore fragile marine habitats
Thursday, 30 January 2020

The future of England’s most important underwater habitats have received an important boost after a marine restoration project received £2.5 million funding.

The LIFE Recreation ReMEDIES project, led by Natural England, will protect ...

LAST CHANCE FOR EARLY BIRD ENTRY TO ROUND THE ISLAND RACE 2020
LAST CHANCE FOR EARLY BIRD ENTRY TO ROUND THE ISLAND RACE 2020
Thursday, 30 January 2020

With just a few days to go until Early Bird entries close on 1 February, competitors are encouraged to take advantage of the discounts on offer and register their entry for the 2020 edition of the world-famous Round the Island Race.

This year&rs...

Yarmouth Sea Songs & Shanties Festival
Yarmouth Sea Songs & Shanties Festival
Thursday, 30 January 2020

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