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NewsGeneral Boating News22-05-2015
Using a similar platform as hugely successful sharing economy websites like Airbnb, connecting people to arrange renting out their homes, Tim Ludlow decided to create Beds on Board. This new peer to peer website allows boat owners to connect with people looking for unconventional accommodation in a cabin or entire boat.    Beds on Boards launched at London Boat Show in January...

NewsSailing21-05-2015
The RYA’s annual ‘Push the Boat Out’ event for 2015 took place from 9th to 17th May and was a resounding success, say the organisers. RYA hopes the celebration of sailing which sees hundreds of sailing clubs and training centres open across the UK, will encourage new sailors to the sport.   This year thousands of people of all ages and abilities took to the water...

NewsGeneral Boating News18-05-2015
Researchers at the University of Rochester have recently announced the invention of a new hydrophobic metal, believed to be able to create the world’s first water-repellent superyacht.    The main benefit of a superyacht made of water-repellent metal is that it would be free from the risk of rust and corrosion. With money as no object for a number of the world’s su...

NewsMarine Industry News11-05-2015
For those who prefer a laid-back approach to viewing luxury motor yachts, the Argentex British Motor Yacht Show provides the perfect opportunity, and for 2015 the line-up is well worth turning out for. Described as the ultimate ‘boutique’ pre-season event, the show kicks off this Thursday 14th May, and runs until Sunday 17th May. Designed for serious motor yacht buyers, this show is...

NewsSailing06-05-2015
BT Sport has beaten Sky to win the rights to broadcast the 35th America’s Cup in 2017 to audiences in the UK and Ireland. The channel will also be televising all the World Series races in the run up to the big event, starting in Portsmouth in July this year.   For all boating enthusiasts without BT Sport, the BBC also acquired the free-to-air broadcast rights and will therefo...

NewsGeneral Boating News01-05-2015
If you would like to be at this year's Crick Boat Show on Bank Holiday Monday on the 25th of May at Crick Marina, Northants to enjoy the laid back atmosphere, fascinating products for sale, new and classic boats on display, plus top musical acts, enter our competition below! Organisers promise family fun, exploration and entertainment and the programme for 2015 certainly looks impressiv...

NewsGeneral Boating News01-05-2015
21 year old kayaker Dane Jackson recently launched himself off a 100ft waterfall on the Alseseca river near Veracruz, Mexico.   To capture this awe inspiring moment, photographer Alfredo Martinez suspended himself on a line across the face of the waterfall. The danger involved in a kayak stunt like this does not solely come from the height of the drop, rather the tons of water cras...

NewsMarine Industry News30-04-2015
On April 30th 2014 we upgraded BoatsandOutboards.co.uk to a brand new platform. Since then we have continued to make improvements to our site that not only make it easier for users to search for the right boat, but we have made drastic improvements to the service we offer both boat brokers and private sellers.     Below are just some of our biggest successes:   ...

NewsMarine Industry News29-04-2015
The famous Mersey Ferry will be well and truly overshadowed this June. The inaugural Northern Boat Show is set to host an impressive line-up of power boats, cruisers, narrow boats, sailing boats and marine businesses that will transform Liverpool’s waterfront into a boat-lovers paradise.   Event organizer Carnah Events has brought together big name boat brands, boating expert...

NewsMarine Industry News28-04-2015
More than 36.000 boat lovers are expected to flock to the 2015 Palma Superyacht Show in Mallorca this week to view and purchase the latest sail and motor boats, and soak up the sunny atmosphere as the new yachting season kicks in.   The show starts on Thursday 30th April and runs to Monday 4th May. It is billed as a boat show for brokerage and charter yachts above 24m in length, a...

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