Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Icom’s IC-M37E

If you are out on the water or supporting from shore a good quality VHF radio that can withstand the elements is a necessity. With good build quality and clear display, the Icom tradition continues with the introduction of the IC-M37E VHF marine handheld. With its powerful 6W of transmit output power it is ideal for long distance communication, while ...

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The Green Blue officially unveil new look website

The Green Blue, the joint environmental programme of British Marine and the Royal Yachting Association, officially unveiled its new look website at the Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat. Watch the video here – https://youtu.be/24ktCbpQ_Ho The new site provides bespoke information on key environmental issues, current best practice guidance, green products and services, as well as an ...

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Apprentices celebrate success at British Marine Apprenticeship Graduation

60 apprentices celebrated in style as British Marine, the trade association for the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, honoured them at its annual Apprenticeship Graduation at Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat. The apprentices, who graduated in a range of different specialisms, including carpentry, engineering, computer aided design and welding, completed their apprenticeships with ...

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Rockley Watersports further develops educational offering

The new September term sees Rockley Watersports welcome new year one and returning year two BTEC students, as well as new Apprentices and NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport pupils to Rockley Point. Brand new for 2019 is the addition of the Rockley Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeship programme. The one-year outdoor instructor development programme has been included to offer further earn-while-you-learn options ...

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Classic conditions for Bosham SC Revival

Classic sailing dinghies, some almost 100 years old, enjoyed ideal conditions in Chichester Harbour for the ninth Bosham Sailing Club Classic Boat Revival. 53 boats from 9 sailing clubs took part, with some dinghies travelling from as far as the Netherlands. Bosham SC’s annual regatta and Concours d’Elegance event for classic dinghies has become a firm favourite with dinghy sailors ...

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THE GREAT BRITISH BEACH CLEAN STARTS THIS WEEKEND

The Great British Beach Clean, hosted by the UK’s leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society  will take place this weekend from 20 – 23 September. Members of the public are urged to join the charity to clear litter from the UK’s coastline and help collect valuable data. Last year, 15,000 volunteers took part, removing an incredible 8,550 kilos of ...

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Moquette Cushions

These gorgeous Moquette cushions (45cm) are available in a choice of 40 fabrics, so there will be a style for every taste and to suit you and your boat. Moquette is a predominantly wool material with a small percentage of polyester throughout. Great for the boat, the material is hard-wearing but remains soft to the touch. The original moquette pattern ...

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Spectacular YJA MS Amlin Awards Ceremony

The YJA MS Amlin Yachtsman of the Year and the YJA MS Amlin Young Sailor of the Year Awards were presented during a Gala Dinner at the Grand Café Southampton at the Southampton International Boat Show. The event drew together the great and the good of the marine world, distinguished guests and many previous winners of the awards. Guest presenter ...

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ilovesailing winners unveil 2020 calendar

Following six months of competition, 133 entries and 12 winners the ilovesailing calendar 2020 was officially unveiled at the Southampton International Boat Show. Four of the 12 winners joined the RYA at the show to help celebrate the launch and collect their prizes. Colin Pelton, who was a winner back in March with his photo entitled ‘Sailing the horizon’ said: ...

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Hattrick of wins for Fairline Yachts as Squadron 68 is awarded at World Yacht Trophies

Fairline Yachts has been announced as a winner for the third year in a row at the World Yachts Trophies, this time for its newly launched Squadron 68, which debuted on 10 September at Cannes Yachting Festival. Announced at the glamorous yachting event, known as the Oscars of the international luxury boating scene, the Squadron 68 beat impressive competition from ...

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