All UK articles – Page 12

  • Princess apprentices

    Princess Yachts takes on record number of apprentices


    The UK’s Princess Yachts is taking on a record number of 66 new apprentices this September after conducting 224 Zoom interviews for the positions over the lockdown period.

  • Portsmouth

    Yacht Racing Forum 2020 postponed


    The Covid-19 pandemic has caused the postponement of another key marine leisure sector event in the UK. The Yacht Racing Forum 2020 (YRF), which was due to have been held in Portsmouth on November 23-24, has been postponed until 2021 but it will still take place in Portsmouth. This follows ...

  • Boats 2020 Southampton

    BOATS2020 appeal to Secretaries of State rejected


    Southampton City Council cancelled this year’s event on the eve of the show

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    MDL Marinas launches new points-based loyalty programme


    The UK’s MDL Marinas is launching a new points-based loyalty programme, Otium, to give customers a more personalised experience when accessing services provided by the marina group.

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    British Marine responds to BOATS2020 cancellation


    Following last week’s decision by Southampton City Council to cancel Boats2020 on the eve of the event, show organiser British Marine has issued a statement to say that it is seeking further clarification with regard to the reasons for the late notice of decision.

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    UK to accept CE-certified products until end of 2021


    IMCI, the Brussels-based International Marine Certification Institute, today issued a statement to say that all products that are certified under the Recreational Craft Directive (RCD) by IMCI will be able to be placed on the UK market with the CE mark until 1 January 2022.

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    Sanlorenzo strengthens UK sales network


    Italian superyacht-builder Sanlorenzo has teamed up with its UK partner, the Ancasta Group, to establish Sanlorenzo UK. With an order book of €613m, Sanlorenzo says the announcement reflects the importance of the UK market and its positive view of the years ahead.

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    Lumishore expands R&D team


    Lumishore, the UK-based LED lighting specialist, has expanded its R D team with the appointment of David Thomas as mechanical engineering director.

  • Ancasta

    Ancasta releases latest accounts covering ‘challenging year’

    2020-09-08T11:33:00Z IBI , by Neil Eaves

    Ancasta, one of the UK’s largest boat retail operations, opened its commentary on the company’s latest annual accounts for the year ended August 2019 by citing ”Brexit and the associated effects including weak sterling” as a cause for increased pressure on both new boat volume and margins. This, in ...

  • Williams Jet Tenders Sportjet 460

    Williams Jet Tenders announces engine upgrade, new-look Sportjet range


    Williams Jet Tenders in the UK has announced new plans for its Sportjet range, with three models now being fitted with the latest high-performance BRP engine, and a stylish new look for the larger models in the range.

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    British boatbuilder acquires Hardy Marine


    Cockwells Modern Classic Boatbuilding has acquired Hardy Marine

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    Three new UK projects to boost marine leisure activities


    New multi-million pound schemes for southwest of England

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    GYG issues strong first-half trading update

    2020-08-21T14:05:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    CEO Remy Millott: “The team’s focus on improving margins is starting to flow through” Global Yachting Group (GYG), the UK-based superyacht painting, supply and maintenance firm, has issued a positive first-half trading update for the six months ended June 30, 2020. The announcement comes not long ...

  • Richard Hadida interview

    IBI Interview with Oyster’s Richard Hadida (trailer)


    In the latest installment of the IBI Interview series, Ed Slack speaks with Richard Hadida, Owner and CEO of Oyster Yachts about the company’s direction since he came onboard and the outlook for demand and new products over the near term. In this excerpt, Hadida shares his thoughts on coming ...

  • Richard Hadida interview

    IBI speaks with Oyster CEO Richard Hadida

    2020-08-21T10:04:00Z IBI

    IBI’s Ed Slack speaks with Richard Hadida, Owner and CEO of UK-based luxury sailboat builder Oyster Yachts about order levels, current operations, the focus of new investments and product launches and boat show plans.

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    ASAP Supplies Ltd relocates


    UK stockist of marine equipment and spare parts moves to Hamble

  • Princess apprentice

    Princess Yachts wins Princess Royal Training Award


    UK boatbuilder Princess Yachts has picked up a Princess Royal Training Award for its apprenticeship scheme. Now in its fifth year, the Princess Royal Training Awards recognise employers across the UK with outstanding training and development programmes that have had a direct impact on business performance. The winners are chosen ...

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    Scott Bader reports full 2019 results


    The global materials specialist announced a 12% increase in profits for 2019, while reporting a 3% dip in turnover

  • Boats 2020 Southampton

    Exhibitors confirm presence at BOATS2020


    More than 90 boats will be displayed at next month’s alternative to the Southampton International Boat Show

  • UK

    UK: IBI State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-17T13:23:00Z IBI

    Get interactive and watch IBI’s industry interview about the current state of the UK’s boating industry and domestic market performance. IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Lesley Robinson, CEO of British Marine.