Author Archives: Peter Nash

New Ocean Queen 150 from Ocean King

By | January 17, 2019

Ocean King of Chioggia, near Venice, has unveiled plans for a new 150 custom model. More focused on pure pleasure than the explorer capability of its other models, the Ocean Queen 150 is a sub-500 GT steel/aluminium tri-deck motoryacht. Offering accommodation for twelve in six staterooms and quarters for a crew of nine with a… Read More »

C-MAP launches Embark AIS overlay functionality

By | January 16, 2019

C-MAP, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, has announced the launch of new AIS functionality for the Embark navigation app. The new feature allows users to see boats around them in real time with AIS data overlaid directly on their charts. Enhancing the C-MAP Embark experience, the overlay is designed to help… Read More »

Nominations invited for the RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards

By | January 16, 2019

Launched in 2014, the RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards recognise the outstanding achievement and performance of talented young people in sailing, windsurfing and powerboating. The awards are a fantastic opportunity for clubs and class associations, as well as individuals, to reward those making an impact through performance and dedication – recognising the rising stars of… Read More »

Noise mitigation advice misrepresented by HS2

By | January 16, 2019

HS2 has distorted recommendations on Phase 2A made by the HS2 Select Committee regarding noise mitigation measures at Great Haywood and Fradley Wood on the Trent & Mersey Canal, and misrepresented a discussion with IWA (Inland Waterways Association). Proposals for the HS2 High Speed Railway have threatened numerous peaceful locations on our inland waterways with… Read More »