Author Archives: Peter Nash

DP World snaps up Topaz

By | July 16, 2019

DP World has further diversified its range of business interests within the logistics and marine services sectors by buying the leading offshore vessel operator, Topaz Energy and Marine, from Renaissance Services and Standard Chartered Private for a reported US $1.79 billion. Topaz operates a fleet of 117 vessels, predominantly in the Caspian Sea, Middle East… Read More »

Yacht Sentinel launches new surveillance camera solution

By | July 16, 2019

Yacht Sentinel Ltd, a leading UK-based boat-monitoring manufacturer, announces the launch of Sentinel Cam, an innovative camera for any boat owners looking for extra peace of mind. Using Yacht Sentinel’s best-in-class user interface, Sentinel Cam allows users to ‘live stream’ at any time to see what’s happening on their boat and receive a 30-second video… Read More »

MS Amlin Go Round the Island 2019

By | July 15, 2019

MS Amlin Yacht, the boat insurance specialists have now been race partners of Round the Island Race for 17 consecutive years and is one of the longest standing partners in one of the largest yacht races in the world. On Saturday 29th June, many areas of the business took to the water, from three sponsored… Read More »

Introducing the Hinckley Runabout 34

By | July 15, 2019

A Hinckley Runabout 34 is now available to view and sea trial at Hinckley’s European office based in Southampton, England. The R34 was recently tested by the Motor Boat & Yachting magazine team who described the motor yacht as a “Floating Bentley”. Two Yanmar V8 Turbo Diesels allow for a cruising speed of 30 knots… Read More »

Day #1 – Hempel Youth Worlds

By | July 15, 2019

The waiting is over and racing at the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships commences today in Gdynia, Poland. More than 400 sailors from 66 nations are racing at the 49th edition of the Hempel Youth Worlds and after two days of preparations and a stunning opening ceremony yesterday, it’s time to focus on the… Read More »

Difficult conditions at Optimist Worlds

By | July 15, 2019

The 2019 Optimist World Championship endured another day of high winds and vigorous current in English Harbour, Antigua, which saw an intense day of racing, resulting in a mixed bag of successes and losses for the young competitors. Host nation Antigua’s famed trade winds once again packed a punch for the pint-sized participants, who are… Read More »

Introtweet triumphant at the Taunton Deane Business Awards

By | July 12, 2019

British Marine members and training providers, Introtweet Ltd, is delighted to have recently been awarded ‘Best Growth Business’ at the Taunton Deane Business Awards, as well as being finalists in the ‘Business of the Year’ category. Introtweet run a series of social media workshops for British Marine members, covering platforms including Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.… Read More »