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Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

Recreational boat owners (using any type of vessel, whether motorised or not) are now permitted to use their boats in local waters for recreational purposes as part of their two hours of exercise and recreation away from their homes, according to Guernsey Harbours. In a Local Notices to Mariners, the stipulated conditions include: The vessel […]

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Cork to Sardinia with Safehaven Marine

Frank Kowalski, MD of Safehaven Marine, provides a first-hand account of a mighty 2,500nm journey from Cork in Ireland to Porto Cervo on Sardinia’s idyllic coast – a delivery voyage extraordinaire made in one of his own Safehaven XSV20s, a striking 23m all-weather vessel that has the power to court both wealthy superyacht owners and […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

Princess to Open Service Centre at Saxon Wharf

MDL Marinas have announced that Princess Motor Yacht Sales have signed a 10-year lease at Saxon Wharf on the River Itchen, Southampton, and are set to create a maintenance and retrofit centre for their customers.  Saxon Wharf already offers high-quality facilities for motor yachts and other large craft, and its position near to Southampton Water, as well as being within easy reach […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

HPiVS and CEproof Merge

EU notified body HPi Verification Services (HPiVS) and Recreational Craft Directive specialist CEproof Group have merged to become ‘HPi CEproof’ in order to enhance their compliance activities for the global marine leisure industry. Speaking of the benefits of the merger, Alasdair Reay, CEO of HPiVS, explained: ‘CEproof has quietly built a substantial array of software […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

EYOS Expeditions Lead Mission to Titanic

EYOS Expeditions have again led a successful expedition to the RMS Titanic, deploying the submersible Triton 36000/2 named Limiting Factor to conduct several dives to the wreck over a 10-day period. The Titanic, which sank on 14th/15th April 1912, lies in 3800 metres (12,500 feet) of water approximately 380 miles SE of St John’s, Newfoundland. […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

DfT Seeks Evidence on Air Pollutant Emissions

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a Call for Evidence to explore emissions from all engines on vessels operating domestically within the UK, including inland waterways. The government’s Clean Air Strategy sets out the need to reduce emissions from all sources to improve air quality, including emissions from vessels. As part of this vitally important area […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

Chandlery Click & Collect Service to Open at Chichester

Marina Force 4 Chandlery and Premier Marinas have announced a joint venture to provide a Chandlery Essentials range at Chichester Marina, which will be complemented by a ‘click & collect’ service from Force 4’s range of over 13,000 products online. This joint venture, to be located in the newly renovated Boatyard Reception building, will provide […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

ACR Launch Next-Generation PLBs

ACR Electronics have unveiled their next-generation ResQLink personal locator beacons (PLBs). Incorporating first-hand feedback from survivors who have activated the beacons in real-life emergencies, the new ResQLink 400 and ResQLink View PLBs introduce a user-friendly design and add enhanced functionality to provide adventurers with a trusted and affordable link to rescue in a life-threatening situation. […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

Premier Open SUP Store Alongside Further Initiatives

Premier’s Swanwick Marina has opened an SUP store for secure storage of SUP boards or kayaks. The SUP store includes secure access control and CCTV along with easy access to the water. Premier customers can also hire SUP boards from Swanwick Marina’s reception either to launch from the adjacent slipway or to take away for […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

Defra Announces New Marine Conservation Zone Designations

Following public consultation, Defra has announced the designation of the third tranche of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs). All 41 new sites and the addition of new features to 12 existing MCZs proposed during last summer’s consultation are now designated. This third tranche builds on the 50 MCZs already in place and essentially completes the government’s […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

Winter Offers from MDL Marinas

MDL Marinas have announced a package of winter offers across their extensive marina network, including a range of berthing, dry stack, lifting and storage packages. Highlights include savings of up to 40% on winter scrubs and storage ashore at a number of boatyards. ‘It’s very important to keep your boat well maintained, especially during the winter season […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.