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Britain’s boatbuilding revenue up by 21%

2019-10-01T15:54:36+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Go-To News|

UK boatbuilding sector enjoys rising exports amid challenging conditions for the industry Boatbuilding year-on-year revenue increased 21.3% in 2018, totalling £777m in turnover This increase has been attributed to rising exports, with over 65% of new UK production going to overseas markets The British boating market is now worth nearly £1.4bn annually to the UK [...]

Borrow a Boat launches club

2019-09-20T10:23:01+00:00 September 20th, 2019|Go-To News|

Borrow A Boat, the online boat charter platform has launched Borrow A Boat Club the biggest, most accessible and affordable boat club in the world. With a portfolio of over 22,000 boats already operating in 75+ countries, Borrow A Boat is only set to dominate the industry even more so with their exciting new offering, Borrow [...]

How do I get ashore Captain?

2019-09-10T11:24:05+00:00 September 10th, 2019|Go-To News|

+44(0)1872 580022 - Email: Skippers@classic-sailing.co.uk How do I get ashore Captain? This might sound a bizzare question. Surely you put on your best ‘going out’ clothes and step lightly onto the pontoon or quayside?So what if you find yourself on a mooring or at anchor? How does each vessel ferry its guest crew ashore?To save [...]

Stentec Navigation’s new AIS

2019-08-16T19:15:21+00:00 August 16th, 2019|Go-To News|

See and be seen For your own safety and the safety of all skippers around you, installing AIS is definitely recommended. With an AIS system on board, other AIS vessels are visible on your chart and you are also visible to other ships. With the predicted trajectory you can immediately see if a ship is [...]

Borrow A Boat sponsors Southampton Boat Show

2019-08-07T11:58:23+00:00 August 7th, 2019|Go-To News|

Borrow A Boat is the proud new sponsor of British Marine’s Southampton International Boat Show which will take place from 13 to 22 September. The UK’s fastest growing and only peer-to-peer boat charter platform, Borrow A Boat, has a portfolio of over 22,000 boats operating in 75+ countries worldwide and is only set to become bigger and better [...]

Free Frisian Lakes chart and other updates

2019-08-05T17:50:23+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Go-To News|

The 2019 edition of this free chart is now available. This detailed chart of the Frisian Lakes is developed by Stentec based on the most recent depth measurements and contains information about buoyage, marinas and (Marrekrite) berths. The chart is free to use in WinGPS for PC, Android and iOS. Since the latest update of [...]