• Lobster Pots and Small Craft Safety Working Group

    PREVIOUS work by the RYA, coupled with the campaign and petition pursued by the Cruising Association, the MCA has convened the first meeting of the Lobster Pots and Small Craft Safety Working Group which resulted […]

  • recently moved into larger facilities

    ANDY Malcolm, director of AM Yacht Services confirms that they have recently moved into larger facilities for their sailmaking and cover manufacturing division in West Kilbride, Ayrshire. ‘It’s an ideal central location for us. We […]

  • London Yacht Show

    THE LONDON On The Water Boat Show has been renamed, rebranded and relaunched as London Yacht Show and will take place at St Katharine Docks from 8-12 May 2019. The renamed show aims to fill […]

  • tangible support for leisure marine

    WITH THE launch of Maritime 2050, the government has committed to work with British Marine and its members to identify, develop and deliver tangible support for leisure marine, superyacht and small commercial marine industries. This […]

  • Signals

    Sir, – There is a growth industry appearing that caters for ex yacht owners who still wish to keep in touch. Many seem to miss the thrill of racing yachts, but this can still be […]

  • New Community Marine Officer For SW Scotland

    A NEW Community Marine Officer (CMO) with a wealth of experience in Scottish sailing and sports coaching at senior level has been appointed in south west Scotland to assist in managing the Crown Estate foreshore […]

  • New Homes For Old Boats

    WELL known classic boat Skylark IX and Vic 32 (Vital Spark) almost have something in common. The former has a new home, the latter is on the lookout for one. Skylark was one of the […]

  • Plan Ahead For 2020, Year Of Coasts And Waters

    FORMALLY announced at British Marine Scotland’s trade reception held after the opening day of Scotland’s Boat Show, the concept of ‘Year of Coasts and Waters 2020’ was explained by Torquil Macleod of EventScotland. With a […]

  • Vote For Your Club Of The Year

    VOTING is now open for the UK Club of the Year Award 2019, supported by Gallagher. The annual award recognises outstanding achievements of sailing clubs across the UK, promoting the hard work and dedication that […]

  • Forum Chair

    BARRY Shafe has been appointed as new chair of the Forth Estuary Forum. Barry is the owner of Scotboats, a boat share membership company based on both the west and east coasts. He will start […]


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