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    ePropulsion in major supply deal

    2019-06-20T10:08:00Z

    The UK division of Hong Kong-based electric outboard manufacturer, ePropulsion, has signed a deal to supply 60 fully integrated propulsion systems to RS Sailing.

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    UK yards join forces to offer new repair option

    2019-06-14T11:25:00Z

    SMS (Southampton Marine Services) and the Fairline-owned Hythe Shipyard in the UK have linked to offer a package of marine repair, maintenance and refit services for yachts and commercial vessels. Both shipyards, based on Southampton Water or adjacent to, will work together in sharing facilities and skills to secure new ...

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    Dutch inboard electric motor manufacturer appoints UK distributor

    2019-06-14T08:00:00Z

    Water World Electronics, a Dutch manufacturer of electric inboard motors, has appointed Energy Solutions as its exclusive UK distributor.

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    Lewmar Marine to be acquired by Lippert Components for £33m

    2019-06-12T07:11:00Z

    UK equipment maker will be LCI’s sixth purchase in the marine sector marking the company’s continued expansion into the global boating business

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    Princess MD steps down

    2019-06-11T11:32:00Z

    Chris Gates, managing director of the UK’s Princess Yachts, has stepped down from his role after more than 30 years at the helm. Gates will transition to a role as special advisor to executive chairman Antony Sheriff.

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    OYS expands design team

    2019-06-07T14:46:00Z

    UK-based thrusters, rigging and hydraulics solutions specialist OYS has named Charlotte Richardson as the group’s new designer.

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    UK creates 41 new marine conservation areas

    2019-06-07T08:51:00Z

    As part of its ongoing policy to protect its extensive marine environment, the UK government has created 41 new marine conservation zones (MCZs) to expand its protection of British marine life.

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    UK boatbuilding start-up receives funding

    2019-06-05T08:37:00Z

    The Cornwall Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF) in the UK has supported new Cornish start-up boatbuilder, Henderson Fletcher Yachts, with a £39,500 loan. The Gweek-based firm will manufacture high-end, sail-powered yachts and motor cruisers to be sold to clients worldwide via an international brokering network.

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    UK marina operators merge

    2019-05-31T14:42:00Z

    Two of the UK’s biggest marina operators – Quay Marinas Ltd and Dean Reddyhoff Ltd – have agreed to merge. Once finalised later this year, the new combined company will operate the widest network of coastal marinas in the UK.

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    UK marine college signs MoU with Korean utilities firm

    2019-05-28T13:56:00Z

    The UK-based South Devon Marine Academy (SDMA) is continuing to build connections around the world by recently signing a ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ with WaterwayPlus Corp, the national utility company providing water services for South Korea.