Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Alex’s Oarsome Dream

At a naming ceremony at Gosport’s Haslar Marina Oarsome Chance Patron and record-setting solo sailor Alex Thomson named the latest addition to the Dream Yacht Charter UK fleet Oarsome Dream in honour of the company’s charity partner. Oarsome Chance works with nine to 19-year-olds who are disengaged from mainstream education and at risk of exclusion, using a combination of water-based sport and ...

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The Marine Social Responsibility Consultancy launches

The Marine Social Responsibility Consultancy, has launched with the specific aim of helping brands, companies and organisations better connect with the issue of the world’s marine health – leveraging the success and reach of businesses to positively influence change. Agency co-founder, Matthew McKenna says: “For us, it’s all about communications with purpose, with a laser focus on positively impacting the ...

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Topper Generations Tour 2019 kicks off at RYA Dinghy Show

At this year’s RYA Dinghy Show, in association with Yachts & Yachting and Suzuki, The International Topper Class Association (GBR) and Topper International Limited will be launching the Topper ‘Generations Tour’ 2019. Clubs and centres are being given the unique opportunity to try out the 4.2 and 5.3 race-ready rigs, right through to the exciting new 6.4 rig development. Book ...

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LOWRANCE LINK-9

The Link-9 is designed as a replacement for the Link-8 and features an industrial design with a large, intuitive interface, removable fist microphone, built-in AIS receiver and a front mountable mechanical design for easy installation. With its integrated GPS receiver, the Link-9 has four ways to ensure GPS reliability in the event of an emergency. A GPS antenna in the ...

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MS Amlin Yacht confirm sponsorship of the 2019 Round the Island Race

Boat insurance specialists MS Amlin Yacht will continue its partnership with The Round the Island Race, which regularly attracts more than 1,400 boats and 15,000 sailors. As official insurance partners, MS Amlin will extend racing cover to all their policy holders competing in the race at no additional cost. Having sponsored the race for the 17th consecutive year, MS Amlin ...

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Westerhall Rums renews Lendy Cowes Week Sponsorship

Cowes Week Ltd tells us that Westerhall Rums have renewed their sponsorship for a further year as Lendy Cowes Week Official Rum. Westerhall, who are now in their third year of sponsorship, have brought their Caribbean party spirit to the event and introduced the delicious Pink ‘n’ Stormy to the sailors and spectators of Lendy Cowes Week. Annabel Kingsman, Managing ...

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The South Coast Boat Show

The South Coast Boat Show is being held at Ocean Village Marina, 17 – 19 May. This brand-new event will feature the marine industry’s most exciting and innovative global power and sail brands. There will be over 50 new boats on display for serious buyers to explore. The show is timed perfectly for those wishing to get afloat this season ...

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London Yacht Show announces first wave of exhibiting brands

In the two weeks since the event was relaunched as London Yacht Show, Sunseeker, Princess and Fairline have joined more than 10 brands that have signed up to exhibit their boats & yachts including: Azimut; Bayliner; Bavaria Power & Sail; Chris Craft Boats; Discovery Yachts; Greenline; Hallberg Rassy; Malibu Boats; Sunsail Yacht Ownership and Sealine. Andrew Williams, president, Maritime, Informa ...

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BEAUTIFUL BLOSSOM

Flowers are a continuing trend and these Japanese blossom inspired gifts are sure to look great on board. From Flying Tiger comes a number of ideas ideal to have on board or at home. There are dishes, storage tins, mugs and even a sweet teapot with a bamboo handle. Dish: £3 Teapot: £8 Mug: £3 Storage tin: £2 – £4 ...

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New Marine Section at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Festival of Speed is in its 25th year and is the UK’s largest outdoor event, and it is now adding to the numerous attractions by incorporating a new marine section. The event, from 4 – 7 July,  takes place annually on the Duke of Richmond’s Estate at Goodwood, north of Chichester. Go Earth has been appointed as marine agent ...

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