MS AMLIN – new client loyalty benefits

2018-08-16T08:42:51+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Go-To News|

MS Amlin Yacht, one of the UK’s specialist boat insurers covering the full spectrum of marine craft, has introduced a new client loyalty scheme.  The scheme rewards existing MS Amlin customers, who have been claims free for 1 year or more and have continuously renewed their boat insurance policy.  Benefits build up over years of [...]

Mobile Showrooms bring Raymarine technology to sailors

2018-08-16T07:49:42+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Go-To News|

Fareham, United Kingdom – 15 August 2018 – Raymarine, a FLIR Systems brand, is bringing a truly ‘Raymarine Retail Experience’ directly to European boaters this summer via its fleet of state-of-the-art mobile showrooms. The prominently branded mobile display units are being deployed at key European events by the marine electronics specialist to engage directly with [...]

Sponsor a “poppet” at Herreshoff Museum

2018-08-07T16:01:53+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Go-To News|

  Herreshoff Marine Museum launches "Adopt a Poppet" Many of the boats in the HMM collection require support of their long bow and stern overhangs.  Until now, standard Brownell jack stands have been used which, while effective, are aesthetically unpopular and an impedance to visitors. So the Boat Preservation Committee have developed a new poppet [...]

Sunseeker goes green with Blue

2018-08-01T14:25:38+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Go-To News|

Sunseeker has launched a marine conservation programme on the Balearic Island of Menorca with its long-term charity partner, The Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE). With the future of healthy seas and oceans at risk, Britain’s biggest boat builder's first campaign called ‘Project Menorca’ will focus on the island’s marine environment. Menorca was declared a Biosphere Reserve [...]

Helly Hansen wins red dot design award

2018-07-31T23:10:01+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Go-To News, Kit|

Helly Hansen's Lifaloft Hybrid Insulator Jacket has won the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2018. This year’s competition was fierce with more than 6,300 submissions from 59 countries. Only 1.1% of them received the highest distinction, the Red Dot. The 69 2018 winners received their trophies at the Aalto-Theater, Essen, Germany where the Red Dot [...]

Cruising Association talks at Scotland’s Boat Show

2018-07-30T17:27:54+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Go-To News|

The Cruising Association will host the line-up of talks on the Sika Marine Stage in the RYA Pavilion at Scotland's Boat Show taking place at Kip Marina in Greenock from Oct 12-14. The specific schedule, covering a broad range of subjects, is still being finalised but will include presentations on short-handed cruising, the performance of [...]

Maldon Town regatta 2018

2018-07-30T16:13:54+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Go-To News|

Maldon Town Regatta 2018 takes place this year on Saturday 22nd September. Maldon Town Regatta has been held for generations. Smacks and old gaffers, traditional and modern yachts race up river from West Mersea to Osea and from there to the town in a second race, berthing on the quay at high water mid-afternoon. Shoreside [...]

New blocks on the block…

2018-07-23T15:24:55+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Go-To News, Kit|

  Barton Marine launches new Barton Block Range Crafted by sailors for sailors, the new Barton Block Range is manufactured in the UK, and developed with the same design endurance and bullet-proof reliability that Barton has built its reputation on over the last 70 years. The new range combines high-performance engineering and contemporary design, available [...]