WATCH: Spurs owner Joe Lewis’ superyacht Aviva is spotted on the River Thames

Tottenham Hotspur shareholder Joe Lewis’ yacht Aviva was caught on video by a passerby as it sailed down the River Thames. Take a look at the video here Aviva, the 98.4 metre long superyacht belonging to British businessman and Spurs shareholder Joe Lewis was sighted sailing down the River Thames on Sunday (1 July). The […]

Spirit Yachts to launch new DH63 yacht at Southampton Boat Show

Spirit Yachts has announced its launching its latest yacht the Spirit DH63, at this year’s Southampton Boat Show, from 14th – 23rd SeptemberSpirit Yachts, who is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, is premiering its brand new build, the Spirit DH63, at this year’s Southampton Boat Show. Being unveiled for the first time at Southampton […]

British Marine appoints new CEO

British Marine has appointed a new CEO following the departure of Howard Pridding at the end of JuneBritish Marine has announced the appointment of its new CEO. Ms Lesley Robinson is British Marine’s new Chief Executive Officer and will take up the position on 16 July 2018. Ms Robinson, a qualified accountant, with financial, commercial and […]

MAIB: ‘Insufficent planning’ resulted in Clipper yacht Greenings grounding

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) says lessons learnt from previous incidents could have prevented CV24 running aground in South AfricaCutting the hull forward section‘Insufficient planning’ was behind the grounding of the Clipper Race CV24 yacht, Greenings, according to the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The vessel ran aground off South Africa on 31 October […]

America’s Cup: 36th race will be in 75-foot monohulls

Land Rover BAR’s Sir Ben Ainslie said he’s “comfortable with the transition” from catamarans to a 75-foot high performance monohull in the 36th America’s Cup Emirates Team New Zealand win the 35th America’s Cup29 September Defenders Emirates Team New Zealand have released the much anticipated rules and regulations for the 36th America’s Cup. The competition […]

75-year-old Jeanne Socrates attempts a new record

Jeanne Socrates will set off next month to try and claim the record as the oldest person to sail around the world soloJeanne Socrates, the oldest woman to circumnavigate the world solo, non-stop and unassisted, is preparing to sail around the globe again. The 75-year-old Guinness World Record holder plans to set off from British […]

All new Princess yacht owners now get a lifeline

The luxury yacht manufacturer has launched Princess Lifeline to provide global medical and security assistance to all new owners The Princess Lifeline cardPlymouth-based Princess Yachts has unveiled a new lifeline service for its customers. The firm has partnered with global emergency response service MedAire to launch Princess Lifeline – a 24/7 international SOS service that […]

Watch: Volvo Ocean Race CEO Mark Turner speaks after shock departure

Following the announcement that the proposed 2019-20 Volvo Ocean Race in new boats will not take place as planned, Mark Turner talks about his decision to quitMark Turner28 September 2017 There were shock waves across the racing world on Wednesday (26 September) after the Volvo Ocean Race announcement that not only was their CEO Mark […]

Tackling ocean pollution: Bottle deposit return system for Scotland

A deposit return system for drinks containers is to be introduced in Scotland with the aim of reducing pollution in the sea and on landRubbish floating in the sea off Scotland. Credit: PA ImagesA new scheme to help cut down on the pollution caused by plastic and glass bottles and drinks cans is to be […]