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Three one design classes will be competing including the J/70 Class and J/109 Class. The J/111 Class has the added thrill of competing for the National Championship
UK and Ireland J boat agent Key Yachting has announced the launch of its 2021 Landsail Tyres J-Cup on June 24-26th. The organisers say it will be the first major regatta in England following the proposed final stage of the UK…
Unprecedented declaration of unity: the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA), European Boating Industry (EBI), European Boating Association (EBA), British Marine (BM) and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) joined forces to provide clarification on VAT and customs for recreational boating companies and users
Following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, there have been many questions that have caused confusion and uncertainty for the leisure marine sector both in the UK and in the EU27. Arguably, the biggest has been around the VAT status…
Icom IC-M94DE, The World's First Marine Handportable With a Built-In AIS Receiver!
Two-way radio communications manufacturer Icom has launched the world's first marine VHF hand-portable radio with an integrated AIS receiver as well as DSC and GPS. The IC-M94DE is the first handheld marine radio that offers users receive information broadcast by…
Nadie – XC 45 Top down furling Code D Gennaker
There are times in your boat-owning life when you need to step back and evaluate your vessel's set-up. With an eye towards optimising the boat for the way you sail it, you can opt for different sails, winches, running rigging,…
North Sails were used in the recent America's Cup finals and Prada Cup Challenger series finals
Here at North Sails Ireland, we feel blessed to be associated with the larger North Sails team that designed, manufactured and delivered the sails used in the recent America's Cup finals and Prada Cup Challenger series finals. We are lucky…
Students step away with confidence, talent, a wide skill pool and a City & Guilds 2463 Level 3 Diploma in Marine Construction
The Boat Building Academy (BBA), based in Lyme Regis, Dorset, is seeking seven committed and enthusiastic individuals to change their lives via its 40-week boat building course. Starting mid-May, the course will teach skills such as lofting, traditional, modern and…
Southampton International Boat Show
Organisers of Southampton International Boat Show (10-19 September 2021) say they will reveal a bold new layout this year bringing exciting developments and changes to enhance the visitor’s show experience. Following the Prime Minister’s recent roadmap announcement, British Marine, organisers…
MC34 Double handed with Titanium main and headsail. The mainsail has luff rope
Barry Hayes from UK Sailmakers Ireland explains which system is best for various situations There are times in your boat-owning life when you need to step back and evaluate your vessel's set-up. With an eye towards optimising the boat for…
Lesley Robinson, CEO of British Marine
Following the release of the UK - EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement British Marine and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have been working to understand the impact of various aspects of the agreement on both the marine industry and recreational…
New jackets for women and men bolster Dubarry’s Aquatech collection
Along with its new performance trainers, Dubarry’s Aquatech collection also includes marine clothing for all conditions you’ll experience on the water. The clothing collection contains many protective features ranging from UPF sun protection, wind and water resistance to highly breathable…
The Antibes trainer is available in black, navy, platinum and silver
Dubarry’s new Aquatech Collection has been specifically designed for use across a wide variety of nautical environments. Joining the existing Easkey and Skerries trainers for men and for women are the Antibes and Palma. Both are available in multiple colours…
Antonia of Viking Marine with some tips for maintaining wetsuits
Catching a small hole or tear now may save a lot of time and money down the line. Drying your wetsuit inside and out after rinsing it with fresh water is the best way to keep it fresh and make…
A matrix (downloadable below) has been produced, and approved by Government, detailing how British Marine members should interpret the guidance
Following the Prime Minister's announcement on Monday 22 February outlining the roadmap of when restrictions are likely to be eased across England, British Marine met with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to clarify the guidance specific…
Barton's Laser Kits are approved 'class legal' by the Laser Class
Barton Marine’s Laser dinghy kits have now been approved as class legal for the Laser class, providing an option for sailors looking for lightweight, free-running gear to upgrade their one-design Laser. Extensively tested, sailors across the globe can train and…
The new look for Yannick Lemonnier's Mini 6.50. Original designer Sam Manuard has done away with the single canard daggerboard, and replaced it with two asymmetrical foils
Quite a few of us still think of Yannick Lemonnier as the keen young French guy who came to Galway by way of Dingle, and in time became the Irish branch of Quantum Sails, with a new loft in the…
Get the Innovative Ewincher 2 from CH Marine
Ewincher 2 is the electric winch handle with even more power — and it’s now available from CH Marine. With its single “one for all” handle, you can power all your winches in all situations and for all manoeuvres, whether…

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