First Ever Community Day this Sunday 19 September at the Southampton International Boat Show

4 days 8 hours ago

Community Day offers discount tickets for SO14 to SO19 postcodes Opportunities to get afloat Treasure hunt for kids Take part in the Great Southampton Boat Race   Thursday 16 September Southampton International Boat Show is in full swing with an incredible week of sunshine and festivities with visitors taking to the water and enjoying the […]

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Olympic sailors cut the ribbon to open 52nd Southampton Boat Show

1 week 3 days ago

  Southampton International Boat Show, Britain’s biggest festival of boating, returned today with athletes from the British Sailing Team fresh from Tokyo 2020 cutting the ribbon. Situated against the stunning backdrop of Europe’s largest, purpose-built marina, the much- loved show returned to the shores of the Solent after a hiatus, making the biggest splash ever. […]

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Tokyo 2020 sailors to open Southampton Boat Show

1 week 5 days ago

The British Sailing Team’s Tokyo 2020 stars will officially open the 2021 Southampton International Boat Show on Friday September 10. Gold medallists Eilidh McIntyre, Stuart Bithell and Dylan Fletcher will be among a host of Team GB sailors attending Mayflower Park for the opening day of the event, which returns after being cancelled in 2020. […]

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New sailing kit at the Southampton International Boat Show

1 week 5 days ago

From the fastest, largest motor yachts to the UK debut of the Float8 luxury floating home, right through to the genius ultra-compact packraft from Paqualife, small enough to fit into a rucksack, there are hundreds of exhibitors displaying many methods to get on the water along with products, services, and technical innovations. In terms of […]

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Southampton Boat Show map – bigger footprint and new layout

2 weeks 1 day ago

Southampton International Boat Show – Bigger Footprint, New Layout, Enhanced Food and Beverage and All the Yachts, Equipment, Products and Services Expected within a World Class Boat and Watersports Show Back after a year’s absence due to the pandemic, British Marine, organisers of the Southampton International Boat Show, says there will be a new look […]

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British Marine celebrates ‘women in marine’ with networking reception

2 weeks 1 day ago

British Marine Celebrates Women in Marine with Networking Reception, Sponsored by Barton Marine, Marine Industry News, Barrus & Oyster Yachts Growing in popularity year on year, all women working in the marine industry, at all levels, are welcome to join this prestigious event and catch up over a glass of bubbly. This is a fantastic […]

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Whet Your Appetite at the Southampton International Boat Show

2 weeks 1 day ago

This year’s Southampton International Boat Show includes a high-quality food and drink festival within the boat show, using locally based Lymington companies Onyx Events and Onyx Bars, co- owners of the Christchurch Food Festival, and suppliers at Boardmasters and Pub in the Park. “From locally sourced beef from the New Forest, to freshly caught British […]

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Rob Peake

Hundreds take to the water at the Gosport Marine Festival

2 weeks 1 day ago

Over 350 people took to the water today (4 September 2021) as part of the Gosport Marine Festival, while many more visitors packed the waterfront, enjoying the onshore entertainment and refreshments. This free community event aimed to inspire local families to connect with the sea and encourage people, especially children and young adults, onto the […]

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Cleaning Up: Southampton Community Paddles the River Itchen Ahead of Southampton International Boat Show

2 weeks 1 day ago

Volunteers took to Southampton’s River Itchen as part of a mass paddle board clean-up to help turn the tide on plastic in the surrounding waters. Leader of Southampton City Council Daniel Fitzhenry joined a mix of experienced and first-time paddlers on the water to collect litter at the event, which was a joint initiative between […]

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Rob Peake

Charter Guide 2021

2 weeks 5 days ago

Sailors are itching to get chartering again and our up-to-date Charter Guide has everything you need to plot your next trip to the sun. Destinations around the world are welcoming customers in a safe and seamanlike manner, so the time to plan is now. There are new yachts, new charter bases and more options than […]

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Kraken 50 boat test

2 weeks 6 days ago

Brought to you in association with Pantaenius Sail & Motor Yacht Insurance All photos by Trystan Grace Kraken Yachts believe that their new 50-footer is the ultimate blue water cruiser. Are they right? Sam Jefferson finds out Anyone who has spent a long time on passage will know that by the end of the trip, you […]

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Major Medical Health Plan: For When the Everyday Doesn’t Go Far Enough

3 weeks ago

Advertisement Feature You should be free to enjoy life’s experiences to the full. That’s why our Major Medical health plan goes beyond the day-to-day to provide the care you need, globally. While you have your everyday healthcare needs covered, our Major Medical health plan provides worldwide reassurance if you are admitted to hospital. Making it our […]

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BoatLife show to be launched at Birmingham NEC

3 weeks ago

A new pre-season Boat Show is being launched at Birmingham NEC in February 2022. BoatLife Live takes place 17-20 February 2022, occupying 3 halls and over 20,000sqm. The event will showcase boats up to 45ft including RIBS, powerboats, sailboats, inland craft and watersports – plus a range of equipment and holiday companies. Live talks, demonstrations, […]

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The Southampton International Boat Show Drives its Sustainability Pledge Further

3 weeks 5 days ago

British Marine and The Green Blue are raising the sustainability bar even higher at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show, minimising the shows environmental impact whilst also asking the marine industry and visitors alike to contribute.  Environmental best practice guidance and signage will be visible throughout the show including within the new zones. These will […]

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Southampton International Boat Show opens its doors and encourages local residents to come and have a go on the water

4 weeks 1 day ago

Southampton is a city famous for its connections to the sea, and this year’s Southampton International Boat Show is reaching out to local residents to come and enjoy all aspects of watersports with a special Community Day taking place on Sunday 19thSeptember. “Southampton, a waterfront city, has unique links to the sea with the Mayflower […]

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Sam Jefferson

When should you book your 2022 yacht charter in Croatia? Probably now

4 weeks 1 day ago

2021 was a unique year in the charter industry in more ways than one. A constant barrage of laws and regulations which were fluid and – at times – confusing meant there was substantial skepticism from people looking for a sailing holiday. However, eighteen months of travel restrictions and multiple lockdowns proved too much for […]

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Sam Jefferson

Southampton International Boat Show tickets on sale now

1 month 1 week ago

Everything you need to know about the Southampton Boat Show, including the show dates, how to buy tickets, the new yachts you can see at the show, other Southampton Boat Show exhibitors + tons of useful information right here!   Tickets for the Southampton Boat Show Tickets are on sale for Southampton International Boat Show, […]

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Rob Peake

Free eco-moorings at Studland

1 month 1 week ago

The Seahorse Trust and marina group boatfolk have announced that new ‘eco-moorings’ have been installed at Studland Bay, Dorset, free for sailors to use, offering a solution for protecting Studland’s unique marine environment following years of wrangling over anchoring regulations in the popular bay. The two organisations collaborated on a not-for-profit scheme to put in […]

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The cruising yacht that won Cowes Week

1 month 1 week ago

Cowes Week 2021 marked the introduction of a new club cruiser racing division in partnership with the Cruising Association as presenting sponsor of the trophy. From 31 July – 6 August, twenty-one club cruiser teams tussled it out on the challenging Solent race track in a mix of conditions, with teams enjoying the thrill of […]

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October issue of Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting out now

1 month 1 week ago

The October 2021 issue of Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting is on sale now and we have an incredible issue for you this month, with some of the most spectacular sailing photography we’ve ever seen, as well tons of great practical advice for your own cruising and behind-the-scenes reports from all the big events, […]

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