It’s no secret we now attend boat shows for different reasons than we once did. Perhaps the biggest key to the modern show experience is the chance to see the latest thinking in boat design. Nowhere offers a better opportunity to see the latest new boats in their natural environment than the Southampton Boat Show.
There are still bargains and discounts to be found at shows around the world, of course, but in a world …Continue reading »Yachting Monthly and can be directly viewed here.
The government intends to abolish the scheme introduced in 2008 that allowed users of diesel powered private pleasure craft (e.g. yachts, canal boats and motorboats) to purchase red diesel and pay the duty differential between red and white diesel on the fuel used for propulsion. It intends to remove the right of operators of […]
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An emergency appeal that raised more than £1m in a week means the Jubilee Sailing Trust will continue to operate in spite of financial woes that threatened the charity’s existence. However, in a statement the Trustees have recognised that recent events raised significant questions about the viability of JST’s operating model, and that future operations […]
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Rocco Acocela, an Italian skipper, aged 32, left St Martin (Caribbean) on the 17th June, and was expected to arrive in the port of Barranqulla (Colombia) by the 29th June. No one has heard from him since the 17th June. His boat is a trimaran, named Trinavis. He is an experienced sailor and had safety […]Sailing Today and can be directly viewed here.