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Click & Boat Acquire Nautal

Boat rental company Click&Boat have acquired Nautal, their main European competitor. With the acquisition of the Spanish firm, Click&Boat have reinforced their international leadership, especially in the UK, with more than 360 boats being listed for rental in the UK by Nautal. The move will also see Click&Boat responsible for new, popular areas for boat […]

SeaDek and Chaparral Ink Logo Usage Deal

Building upon a partnership that spans more than a decade, SeaDek Marine Products and Chaparral Boats have finalised an agreement making the official Chaparral logos available on custom aftermarket SeaDek kits. While SeaDek non-skid products have come factory installed on many new Chaparral models for years, owners of late-model Chaparrals or those looking to add additional SeaDek flooring to […]

XOCEAN Use Torqeedo Propulsion Systems

XOCEAN are aiming to transform the way subsea data is collected. The company provides turnkey underwater data acquisition services with its growing fleet of unmanned surface vessels (USVs), which deliver a combination of safety, versatility, efficiency and productivity. And thanks to Torqeedo’s electric propulsion systems, they are also nearly 100% emission-free. XOCEAN’s XO-450 USV is […]

SCAM ALERT

IMPORTANT INFORMATION : SCAM ATTEMPTWe have just received a note from an advertiser letting us know someone is attempting aTELEPHONE SCAM USING THE POWERBOAT & RIB NAME TO ATTEMPT TO GET BANK DETAILSThe scammer suggests they are from HSBC (may change bank reference to your bank) saying that there are multiple payments due to go […]

Princess Appoint New Dealership

Princess Motor Yacht Sales have announced the appointment of a new dealership in Puerto Pollensa, Mallorca. Russell Currie, a well-known and respected figure in the marine industry, has been awarded distribution rights for Princess Motor Yachts in the locations of Pollensa and Alcudia. Currie said: ‘I have watched closely the transformation of Princess, especially in […]

RYA, Industry Representatives and HMRC Discuss Red Diesel Situation

RYA, Industry Representatives and HMRC Discuss Red Diesel Situation Following the ruling by the European Union Court of Justice against the UK’s use of red diesel by private pleasure craft, representatives from the boating community and boating industry – the Royal Yachting Association, British Marine, the Cruising Association and the Inland Waterways Association – met […]

Shakespeare Win DAME Award

Shakespeare Marine have won an award in the ‘Lifesaving and Safety Equipment’ category for their GALAXY-INFL8 at the DAME Design Awards. The brand-new GALAXY-INFL8 is the world’s first inflatable emergency VHF antenna and was launched at METSTRADE 2018. The GALAXY-INFL8 can be rapidly deployed via an embedded canister or manual tube and inflates to 1.6 […]

Berthon Appointed Gemini Dealer

Gemini Marine have announced their appointment of Berthon as sole UK and Ireland dealer for their range of military, rescue, commercial and leisure RIBs. As one of the UK’s most established marine sales and service brands, Berthon aim to give Gemini customers the highest-quality products and the most reliable after-sales care and in-service support. From their Lymington base, Berthon will […]