Subjects: Water sports
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.
YANMAR Supports 2020 World Wake Association Events as New Global Partner
YANMAR has joined forces with The World Wake Association (WWA) as a new global partner.
Lia Ditton Overcomes Capsize and Challenges During US to Hawaii Solo Row Attempt
(July 16, 2020, mid-Pacific Ocean) A month after leaving San Francisco, solo ocean rower Lia Ditton is finally on a southwest trajectory on course for Hawaii after recovering from a terrifying capsize and spending weeks battling currents and winds that took her south.
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.
YANMAR Supports Customers with Extended Standard Warranty Period this Summer
YANMAR is extending its standard warranty period until 1 October 2020 to support boaters this summer season as they return to the water after the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
YANMAR and GetMyBoat Partner to Boost Boat Rental Market for Summer Staycations
With domestic tourism set to flourish in the wake of the global coronavirus lockdown, GetMyBoat, the world’s largest boat rental and water experience marketplace, is strengthening its service by signing up more boat owners and operators to meet the new demand from local renters.
Ocean Signal Introduces SafeSea EPIRB1 Pro - The World’s Most Compact Float-Free EPIRB
Ocean Signal has developed the world’s most compact Category 1 (auto-deploy) Emergency Position Indicating Rescue Beacon – the SafeSea EPIRB1 Pro.
Team Suzuki Repower Finish Fourth in Steinhatchee
Team Suzuki Repower’s Captain Travis Yaeckel and his partner Josh Corr topped a talented field of professional tournament anglers to secure a fourth place finish in the (IFA) Inshore Fishing Association Redfish hosted in Steinhatchee, Florida.
Ocean Signal Expands Sponsorship for Solo Rower Lia Ditton in New Plan to Conquer the North Pacific
Professional sailor and writer Lia Ditton has announced a revised plan in her mission to become the first person to row solo across the North Pacific.
Inmarsat Announces Record-Breaking Sailor as New Yachting Ambassador
Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has appointed record-breaking Australian sailor and adventurer Nick Moloney as its new Yachting Ambassador.
Yanmar Presents X47 Express Cruiser with America’s Cup
Yanmar – Official Marine Partner of the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada – has revealed the first images of the company’s X47 Express Cruiser, the competition’s Official VIP Cruiser, at a media day during boot Düsseldorf, the world’s leading water sports fair.
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.
First RYA Training Centre in North Cyprus Opens at Karpaz Gate Marina
A new RYA Training Centre has opened at Karpaz Gate Marina – the first training centre recognised by the renowned Royal Yachting Association to operate in North Cyprus.
Pip Hare completes Transat Jacques Vabre with a nail-biting finish
Pip Hare and Ysbrand Endt complete the 4,300-mile Vendée Globe qualifier in 18 days
Pip Hare announces co-skipper for Transat Jacques Vabre race
Ysbrand Endt will join Pip Hare for the 4,300-mile Vendée Globe qualifier
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.
Jump aboard Pip Hare’s round-the-world racing yacht at Southampton Boat Show
Poole-based solo ocean racer and Vendée Globe entrant will welcome visitors on board her boat at the show
Saltwater Stone supports Pip Hare in Vendée Globe bid
Poole-based maritime PR agency announces pro-bono support for Pip Hare’s Vendée Globe campaign