Subjects: Outdoor activities
YANMAR Celebrates 50 Years of Recreational Marine Solutions
YANMAR has announced the launch of a new campaign to celebrate 50 years of recreational marine solutions.
Smartgyro Launches Advanced SG20 Gyroscopic Stabilizer
Gyroscopic stabilization technology specialist Smartgyro is introducing the new SG20 unit for boats from 45 feet to 55 feet.
ACR Bivy Stick Satellite Communication Device Proves Vital to this Survivor’s Cautionary Tale
On May 16th, what was planned to be a fun weekend hike turned into anything but that. Thanks to the 2 Way Iridium Satellite Communications of the Bivy Stick from ACR Electronics with SOS provided by Global Rescue, David Woolsey lived to tell his story of what can go wrong in the backcountry.
Cox Marine to Demonstrate Production CXO300 Diesel Outboards at Cannes for the First Time
Cox Marine will be exhibiting and demonstrating its CXO300 marine diesel outboards at the Cannes Yachting Festival (September 7-12, 2021) for the very first time.
Peters & May renews long-term partnerships with the 52 SUPER SERIES and WCC’s ARC Rally as sailors prepare for a return to competition
Global marine transport and logistics provider Peters & May is reaffirming its commitment to support international yacht racing with continued sponsorship of the prestigious 52 SUPER SERIES and the renowned transatlantic ARC Rally, run by the World Cruising Club.
GetMyBoat Exceeds $158MM ARR
GetMyBoat, the world’s largest boat rental and water experience marketplace, has reported record business growth in 2021, further building on the success that the company experienced last year.
Annual 406Day Raises Beacon Awareness as Unprecedented Numbers Head for the Great Outdoors
Today, on April 6th, UK marine safety specialists Ocean Signal and Ocean Safety are joining forces again to mark the annual 406Day, raising awareness and promoting the benefits of 406 MHz beacons as interest in outdoor recreational activities continues to surge.
ACR Electronics Acquires Satellite Communication Messenger and Outdoor Adventure App Provider Bivy
ACR Electronics, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Bivy, a privately-held satellite communication device and outdoor adventure app provider.
Cox powers tender vessels for Extreme E’s mothership St Helena
Cox’s UK Distributor Berthon have been working to provide the electric racing championship, Extreme E with two custom made Eagle 8’s powered by the CXO300 to tender to their floating paddock, the St Helena.
GetMyBoat Recognized as One of Top 100 Digital Brands in SimilarWeb’s Annual List
GetMyBoat, the world’s largest boat rental and water experience marketplace, has been recognized by SimilarWeb in The Digital 100, an annual ranking of the top ten fastest-growing digital brands across 10 industry categories.
Solo Sailor Pitched Overboard in Rough Seas Survives Eight-Hour Ordeal after Activating PLB
A solo sailor has been rescued eight hours after being pitched overboard in rough seas off Australia’s Northern Territory coastline. Southampton-born expat Nigel Fox was located by an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) aircraft 23 kilometres from his boat after activating the Ocean Signal rescueME PLB1 personal locator beacon attached to his life jacket.
Boats.co.uk appoints Holeshot Kawasaki Jetskis as new sub-dealer
Boats.co.uk, one of the UK’s largest and most successful boat dealerships, is pleased to announce that it has appointed the Salisbury-based company Holeshot Kawasaki Jetskis as a new sub-dealer for the sale, servicing and after-sales support of Kawasaki Jet-Skis®.
Solo Ocean Rower Lia Ditton Breaks US to Hawaii Record
After three months alone and unassisted at sea, Lia Ditton has set a new women’s world record for rowing solo from San Francisco to Hawaii. The 40-year-old Briton made landfall at 06.10 am 12th September, reaching Waikiki Yacht Club on the island of Oahu in 86 days, 10 hours, 5 minutes and 56 seconds to break Roz Savage’s 2008 record of 100 days.
Kawasaki Jet-Skis® Return to UK Shores with Impressive 2021 New Model Line-Up
Boats.co.uk, one of the UK’s biggest and most diverse boat dealerships has announced an agreement with Kawasaki to become the exclusive UK distributor of its new personal watercraft (PWC) range.
Radar: Technology to Show you the Way
Raymarine’s experts share essential advice on choosing and using radar in their latest webinar
Solo Ocean Rower Lia Ditton Launches Record-Breaking Attempt on San Francisco to Hawaii Crossing
Ocean rower Lia Ditton has embarked on her bid to set the fastest ever time for a solo crossing from San Francisco to Hawaii.
boot Düsseldorf: New Brand YellowV Launches at boot Düsseldorf
YellowV, a brand for inflatable equipment and accessories, launches at boot Düsseldorf 2020. YellowV has been developed to offer high-quality, eye-catching products that are fun both in and out of the water, with a focus on innovation and added features.
Maiden Factor Crew Rely on Inmarsat for Global Mission
From emotional phone calls and emails with friends and family to critical access to live weather forecasts and interaction with the world’s media, the skippers and crew on board The Maiden Factor yacht have shared their personal insights into the crucial role of Inmarsat’s global satellite connectivity as they near the end of the first year of their epic global tour.
Argo Yachting to debut Chris-Craft UK at Southampton Boat Show
Argo Yachting to debut Chris-Craft UK at the Southampton Boat Show and showcase the new Chris-Craft Launch 28 GT
Raymarine Announced as Official Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing
Raymarine, a brand of FLIR Systems, has today announced its support as an Official Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing. The deal both demonstrates Raymarine’s deep commitment to UK sailing and consolidates its position as a premier choice for international racing campaigns.