Chandlers, sailmakers, etc.
PSP Southampton Boat Show 2014
Fast paced one design racing is at the core of the Gill DNA and so the RS European Championships at Fraglia Vela Riva, LakeGardais a perfect event for the technical sailing brand to work with.
With a brand new look the RYA is encouraging RYA recognised Clubs and Training Centres, and marinas around the country to sign up as RYA Joining Points.
This great scheme allows those clubs, training centres and marinas signed up to the programme to earn commission for promoting RYA personal membership and recruiting RYA members.
See us on Stand Number G070 at The 2014 PSP Southampton Boat Show
Leading electronics manufacturer Standard Horizon is proud to announce the launch of the GX2200E Matrix GPS AIS DSC VHF transceiver.
With less than four weeks to go until the RS500 World Championships at Cercle Nautique de Loctudy, in Brittany – France, we are extremely excited that entrants are already up to 50 boats for the event.
The RYA is delighted to announce that once again they have secured a specially negotiated RYA Members only ticket offer for the PSP Southampton Boat Show.
Gill is extremely proud to be the official technical clothing partner to Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes week for the fifth consecutive year.  
The Crown Estate, manager of the UK seabed, has announced that it has agreed seabed rights for six new wave and tidal current demonstration zones and five new wave and tidal current sites around the UK.
Of the 12 zones and sites announced the RYA is particularly concerned with plans to place a further tidal current installation in Strangford Lough.
Hudson Wight Performance Sailwear has been appointed the Official Clothing Sponsor for this year's Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week from 21-25 July, organised and hosted by the Royal London Yacht Club, Cowes.
The legendary Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy, 5th & 6th July 2014
Endeavour Quay, the Gosport boat yard, is pleased to announce it is experiencing a comparatively busy period during what is traditionally a quiet time of year.  The increase in activity includes a rise in the number of “business to business” and commercial vessels being lifted in the 180 tonne hoist, and stored in the 40m boat sheds. 
RYA SafeTrx is a Smartphone App that enables boat users in UK territorial waters to plan their passage on a Smartphone.                                                                                                                                                                         
See us on the Mastervolt stand, G154 at The 2014 PSP Southampton Boat Show
Marinco, the worldwide leader in shore power cables and marine accessories, is proud to announce the launch of four new waterproof battery chargers – two fixed mount chargers and two portable chargers. 

Today was really the longest day for the 1,600 boats taking part in the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. With light winds affecting the 15,000 sailors taking part, it produced some spectacular images as the fleet bunched up at the Needles because of a lack of wind.

The longest day of the summer came close to delivering the longest J.P.Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race ever, writes Kate Laven, as winds ranging from zero knots to painfully light tested the patience of crews with high performance catamaran Team Richard Mille emerging as line honours winner with a time of almost nine hours.
The Island Sailing Club, organisers of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race has been informed that Leopard, the largest boat in Saturday's Round the Island Race, at 30 metres, and due to be co-helmed by owner/driver Mike Slade and Sir Ben Ainslie, has been pulled from the Race owing to rigging failure.
When two of the world's best match-racers go head-to-head the smallest edge can be decisive - and so it proved in the final of the Royal Southern Match Race Cup 2014.
On Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 June, the very first East Anglian Boat Show will be held at MDL’s Woolverstone Marina. With exhibitors ranging from local businesses to major boatbuilders, the marina is inviting the local community, boating enthusiasts and their families into its facilities for free to celebrate the launch of Ipswich’s newest boat show.  
It's all set for a thrilling finale to the Royal Southern Match Cup 2014, held in association with the RYA and Raymarine, with the four highest ranked sailors set to go head-to-head out on The Solent on Sunday.
The Eastern Solent provided a fascinating combat zone for the second day of racing for the RORC IRC National Championship. A fickle northerly breeze at the start provided shifty conditions before clocking east and building to a solid 15 knots of pressure.
UK solo offshore sailor Lizzy will spend her 24th birthday on 21st June racing her 6.50metre boat in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race 
Some of the stars of world match racing put on a masterclass of close-quarter sailing and provided ample evidence that their ISAF rankings are not accidental.
An enthralling series of races at the Royal Southern Match Cup 2014 demonstrated the mix of precision and ruthlessness necessary to win these one-on-one contests.
For this month only, boat owners can take advantage of a ‘Blazing June Offer’ at Brixham Marina with a limited boat lift offer. The first 100 boats will get their lift, scrub and re-launch for an incredible £100 (+VAT) for boats up to 12m and £140 (+VAT) for boats 12.1m and over.
The Innovations Showcase, sponsored by Barker Brettell and Smith & Williamson, culminated in the presentation of the Innovation Awards last night at Seawork by BBC TV South’s Paul Clifton.
The overall winner was MarShip UK with the EDI Lub Oil Purifier, an innovation that can extend the life of engine oil by up to four times. 
Category winners were: 
The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) is pleased to announce its 2015 National Trailboat Festival which, will take place at the Westmorland Show Ground, Crooklands, Cumbria, on the northern reaches of the Lancaster Canal over the weekend 30th - 31st May.
Having fielded just one team for the last event in 2012, France is back with a vengeance for the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup this July.

CJR Fabrication announced today that it has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification by Lloyds Register.

Team Russia has sealed their second Nord Stream Race victory leading the Gazprom Swan 60 fleet into the final port of Warnemünde (GER) today, 5th June at 03:35 (CEST). This is the second celebration in the Baltic for Team Russia within three years having taken the race title during the inaugural race.  Team Russia now leads the Gazprom Swan 60 class circuit for 2014.

With summer around the corner, it was fitting that we try a new pair of sandals from the Chatham stable.

Torqeedo, the market leader in the fast growing marine electric engine industry, is delighted to announce it is sponsoring TeamB4Ego (TB4E).
June 21st - A Race date to remember!
One of the UK’s most innovative and fastest growing communication and safety at sea specialists, Ocean Signal, has expanded its premises at its Margate headquarters.
Towards the end of May, The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) formally submitted its Petition to the House of Commons against the High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill. 
Dometic Marine, a division of Dometic Group, introduces its highly popular Dometic GasChecker GC100 to the marine market. Using ultrasonic technology, the pen will effectively calculate the fill level of standard propane or butane gas bottles. This ‘must-have’ gadget can ensure that boat owners never run out of gas for on-board cooking.
UKSA kicked off its role as the official event charity for Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week by pledging to engage the community and get all walks of life involved.
Dometic Group has announced three appointments in the sales and engineering divisions in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) territory of its marine business. Two of the new personnel are based at Dometic UK Ltd in Blandford, with a further key change at the headquarters of Dometic brand Condaria in Italy.
Intellian, the technology leader in satellite communication systems, has launched its new x60 terminal which has been specifically designed to deliver efficient high-speed broadband operation on Inmarsat’s Ka-band Global Xpress™ (GX) service which comes into service later this year.
A message, in her own words, from the UK's solo offshore sailor, 23 year-old Lizzy Foreman who has this morning completed her qualification requirements to compete in next year's Mini Transat on board her Mini 650 'Hudson Wight'.
Leading electronics manufacturer, Standard Horizon, is proud to announce the arrival of the new GX1200E Eclipse DSC+.
Local community and boating enthusiasts enjoy family weekend at Hamble Point Marina