A marine safety alert has been issued by the US Coast Guard after it found more than 60 life jackets which had to be destroyed during a recent inspection.
The Boat Safety Scheme is urging all boat owners to be aware of carbon monoxide safety advice, following the deaths of two people in Norfolk.
The Boating Safety Mobile app aims to help boaters make sure their vessel is seaworthy. It also has an "Emergency Assistance" button.
As sailors and boaters, we have a responsibility to treat the environment with respect. Following these guidelines is good environmental practice for any sailor.
The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar catamaran is on its way to Paris – using only the power of the sun – where it will be used as a centrepiece for the…
A marine technology group has begun a crowd funding campaign for an on board data sharing device that will allow users to connect to mobile devices and the cloud.
Winterising your craft might be time consuming but it's necessary to keep her protected during the cold season. We've put together a list of guidelines and asked surveyor and former…
There’s a lot to consider when buying a boat in Europe. In the first of our four-part feature, we explain how to go about finding a reputable seller and what…
Marine surveyor Tony Skeats talks through the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and how you can protect yourself and your crew
Kitting your boat out with the full safety rig isn't cheap, but for the peace of mind that you and your family are safe at sea, it’s worth every penny…
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