The compact Ray53, full-sized Ray63 and the multifunction Ray73 with AIS are all full-function VHF marine radios with Class D Digital Selective Calling. Designed to complement the modern style of Raymarine Axiom multifunction displays, each VHF is equipped with a built-in GPS receiver and connection point for an optional GPS/GNSS antenna, which improves the GPS reception […]

Local shipwright skills assist in keeping traditional Solent Galleys afloat

Haines Boatyard, nestled on the foreshore at Itchenor, is well known for its highly skilled wooden keelboat and GRP dinghy repair and boatyard services. Recently the company has been undertaking some more unusual work in renovating and maintaining wooden and GRP rowing boats. The full range of skills and experience of the in-house shipwrights have […]


If you are in the market for a new chartplotter, Garmin’s GPSMAP® 8400/8400xsv series expands its flagship line of all-in-one chartplotters with new sizes, built-in sonar and more. The GPSMAP 8400/8400xsv series is actually an extension of its GPSMAP 8400 series that brings premium features like built-in sonar and extensive networking capabilities in more affordable […]

Düsseldorf Boat Show 2019: Princess sells 21 yachts at the event

Princess Yachts have announced that they sold a 21 boats – worth in excess of £38m – during Düsseldorf Boat Show 2019Princess Yachts have revealed that they have sold 21 yachts at the 50th Düsseldorf Boat Show 2019. The orders are worth over £38m. The luxury yacht brand showcased 11 yachts on its stand the […]

Alex’s Oarsome Dream

At a naming ceremony at Gosport’s Haslar Marina Oarsome Chance Patron and record-setting solo sailor Alex Thomson named the latest addition to the Dream Yacht Charter UK fleet Oarsome Dream in honour of the company’s charity partner. Oarsome Chance works with nine to 19-year-olds who are disengaged from mainstream education and at risk of exclusion, using a […]

The Marine Social Responsibility Consultancy launches

The Marine Social Responsibility Consultancy, has launched with the specific aim of helping brands, companies and organisations better connect with the issue of the world’s marine health – leveraging the success and reach of businesses to positively influence change. Agency co-founder, Matthew McKenna says: “For us, it’s all about communications with purpose, with a laser […]

British Marine announces exhibitors at the British Marine Expo in 2019

British Marine has announced the list of exhibitors taking part in the first edition of the B2B British Marine Expo. The event takes place 26 – 27 March in SouthamptonBritish Marine has revealed the list of companies taking part in the British Marine Expo, which takes place at St. Mary’s Football Stadium in Southampton 26-27 March 2019. […]

Topper Generations Tour 2019 kicks off at RYA Dinghy Show

At this year’s RYA Dinghy Show, in association with Yachts & Yachting and Suzuki, The International Topper Class Association (GBR) and Topper International Limited will be launching the Topper ‘Generations Tour’ 2019. Clubs and centres are being given the unique opportunity to try out the 4.2 and 5.3 race-ready rigs, right through to the exciting […]


The Link-9 is designed as a replacement for the Link-8 and features an industrial design with a large, intuitive interface, removable fist microphone, built-in AIS receiver and a front mountable mechanical design for easy installation. With its integrated GPS receiver, the Link-9 has four ways to ensure GPS reliability in the event of an emergency. […]

Chichester Marina Boat Show and Watersports Festival to take place 27-28 April

The Chichester Marina Boat Show and Watersports Festival will have a yacht display, a Flares Disposal Service and a ‘Meet The Experts’ tentChichester Marina Boat Show & Watersports Festival will take place on 27  and 28 April. The event, which is free to attend, will have a dedicated Watersports area as well as a display […]