• Staffing Changes At Ardfern

    LOCH Craignish based boatyard and marina, Ardfern Yacht Centre, will see some staffing changes this summer. After 16 years with the business, latterly as general manager, Mark Cameron leaves Ardfern (AYC) at the end of […]

     
  • Edinburgh Marina To Create 400 New Jobs

    CAMPER & Nicholsons Marinas and the developer of the new 340 berth Edinburgh Marina has confirmed that the number of new permanent jobs created, as a result of the £500 million waterside development, will exceed […]

     
  • British Marine Appoints Interim MD

    OUT GOING president of British Marine, David Pougher, has agreed to undertake the role of interim managing director until such time as a new appointee is recruited to replace Howard Pridding. The role will be […]

     
  • Henri Lloyd In Administration

    ICONIC fashion and clothing brand Henri Lloyd has gone into administration. The closure of the retailer, which has been synonymous with the marine industry since 1963, was announced on 8 June. The firm, was founded […]

     
  • Celtic Crew Sponsored For Commodores Cup

    AS THIS edition of Yachting Life went to press it was announced that Aberdeen Standard Investments was to sponsor the Celtic Team in their challenge for this year’s Commodores Cup, the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s […]

     
  • Skippered Yacht Charter On Windermere

    LAKE District self catering agency Heart of the Lakes is offering its clients a new service for 2018 when they book their holidays at one of their properties across the Lake District National Park. Heart […]

     
  • Volvo Ocean Race

    AFTER successfully running the Volvo Ocean Race for 20 years, the Volvo Group and Volvo Cars have decided to transfer the Volvo Ocean Race to Atlant Ocean Racing Spain SL, affiliated to parts of the […]

     
  • Bristol Harbour Festival

    THE WESTERN Boat Show is returning to Bristol from 20-22 July with an enlarged line up of boats and exhibitors. The show forms part of the Bristol Harbour Festival and will display a range of […]

     
  • throw bag rescue lines

    MANY commercial craft and recreational vessels carry throw bag rescue lines as part of their safety equipment, and it is estimated that there are tens of thousands in circulation in the UK alone. It is […]

     
  • boat ownership has also increased

    ACCORDING to recent research, a record 3.96m UK adults (7.4% of the UK adult population) participated in one or more of 12 core boating activities in 2017, the highest volume recorded since this research initiative […]