The Green Blue

Sharing the water with care

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Central to our enjoyment of boating is being out in the fresh air among the elements – taking in beautiful scenery and seeing the varied and wonderful wildlife that our rich waters provide. But we have to make sure that our actions don’t have a negative effect on the wildlife with which we share the water. A change in legislation ...

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Race winning ideas that can help save the planet

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Is Green Boring? Not if you are one of a growing band of boat designers who have got the eco-bug. From eco-hulls to eco-engines the boat building world is waking up to the fact that there is money to be made and a new challenge to be faced. I remember a couple of years ago writing in these pages about ...

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Little things that can make a big difference to clean planet

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The Green Blue and RYA Sailability mobile phone and ink cartridge recycling scheme was officially launched by Princess Anne at the PSP Southampton International Boat show and The Green Blue ambassadors; Mike Golding and Dee Caffari also gave the prizes to our photo competition winners. During the Boat Show Dee also opened this year’s RYA Club of the year nominations. ...

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Back to old fashioned values for the boating environment

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Attitudes towards the environment have changed dramatically over the last 100 years. As boaters we inherently enjoy being outside and near to the water, as was the case a hundred years ago. Back then however the marine environment was a very different place. You didn’t find plastic bottles washed up on the beach or plastic bags floating with the currents. ...

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