Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Faulty gas appliances can cause carbon monoxide poisoning, a highly poisonous gas that you can’t see, smell or taste, and can led to serious illness or even death. It is estimated around 40 people die from carbon monoxide poisoning every year and 4000 people attend A&E departments with suspected CO related illnesses. Therefore, bwml.co.uk believe it is vital that people ...

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HH Baselayers

Helly Hansen’s Lifa® baselayer collection offers versatile designs, which include UPF protection and moisture management technology. The range is available in polos, henleys and tank tops. Kristoffer Ulriksen, Category Managing Director for Baselayer, at Helly Hansen said: “Our years of experience working with some of the best sailors and sailing teams around the world has really pinned down the key ...

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MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2018

The MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2018 has been presented to the race crew of Sunsail 4018. Four ex-service personnel, from charity “Supporting Wounded Veterans”, raced on Sunsail 4018 in The Round the Island Race 2018, overcoming significant challenges and achieving a great finish position.  Showing true grit and embodying the spirit of the “Race For All” ethos, they beat hundreds ...

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GUL Osprey Round the Isle of Wight Race

The Osprey was designed by Ian Proctor to take part in the 1952 Olympic trials.  A year later the prototype Osprey No 1 was sailed by Ian, John Oakley and Cliff Norbury in a Round the Isle of Wight race for dinghies, organised to commemorate the Queen’s Coronation.  Osprey won that race by a matter of seconds beating 300 of ...

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Aqua Living

Aqua Living is a new one-stop-shop that’s curated everything you and your family need to enjoy life by the sea. AquaLiving.co.uk is the newly-launched online store that stocks everything from deck shoes and floatation gilets, to lifejackets, swimming goggles and inflatable paddleboards. Aqua Living founders Christina and Alistair Hall grew up on the South Coast of England and following the ...

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“Life on the Water” Photography Competition

Robin Knox Johnston unveiled the winner of the MS Amlin “Life on the Water” photography competition 2018 during a winners’ reception at the Southampton Boat Show. Run throughout the summer boating season, MS Amlin have been on the hunt for the best images representing the essence of boating and what it means to those involved. Whilst the MS Amlin Yacht ...

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Apprentices top of the class at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

A graduation ceremony for apprentices, hosted by British Marine at the TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show and featuring broadcaster and marine biologist Monty Halls, has been a celebration of the next generation of professionals entering the marine industry. The annual event, now in its eighth year, was open to all graduating apprentices from British Marine member companies and saw a cross section ...

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Rees Leisure scoops all-female sailing cup title

Southampton celebrated its first all-female sailing competition as TheYachtMarket.com Regatta got into full swing. The three-day sailing event has been taking place alongside TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show and yesterday saw The Women’s Cup take place despite challenging weather conditions. As high winds whipped up the Solent, around 60 women kitted up and hit the water for a day of competitive sailing on ...

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Barrus adds two more brands to its chandlery distribution division

Barrus has announced the further expansion of its brand portfolio in the marine chandlery distribution market with the introduction of the G-Nautics range of boat accessories and Stazo high-performance boat safety and security systems. As part of a distribution agreement in the UK and N. Ireland, G-Nautics and Stazo join Talamex and Besto, all brands owned by Dutch distributor Lankhorst ...

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Rees Leisure named first ever winners of new regatta cup

A brand-new sailing regatta kicked off yesterday as TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show saw action both on and off the water. TheYachtMarket.com Regatta is a brand-new three-day regatta running at the same time as TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. The regatta aims to get more people on the water and yesterday’s action didn’t disappoint. Around 60 people took part in the City ...

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