Ancasta is displaying boats from the exciting Prestige and Beneteau Power ranges at the 2019 Southampton International Boat Show which takes place 13th– 22nd September. From spacious family motor cruisers to luxury performance power craft there is something for everyone.
MDL Marinas is delighted to announce that Princess Motor Yacht Sales has signed a ten-year lease at Saxon Wharf on the River Itchen, Southampton and is set to create a maintenance and retrofit centre for its customers.
Having received its first formal commitment from a UK owner last week and with four more potential owners in the immediate running, the UK IC37 class is building a serious foundation. This week the first UK boat is competing at Cowes Week in IRC 1. It is up against some stiff competition from a variety of …
Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT) has been named as one of the best in the UK’s £40bn maritime sector after being shortlisted in the first ever Maritime UK Awards.
The inaugural Clean Marina day at MDL’s Chatham Maritime Marina took place on Friday 2nd August with over 20 dedicated volunteers taking part. Armed with building sacks for rubbish and nets and rakes to pull litter from the water the team collected more than 15 bags of rubbish and six large trolleys full of weed from …
The recently formed UK IC37 Class Association announces that it has received its first commitment from a UK owner as the One Design circuit being created for 2020 takes shape.
Marine marketing agency, MAA, has been awarded a certificate from the World Land Trust by its printing partner, Stanbury Chameleon, in recognition of its first full year contributioning to reducing carbon emissions by using carbon balanced paper.
MDL’s Queen Anne’s Battery marina (QAB) is supporting up and coming local sailor, Paddy Hutchings, to help him fulfil his Mini Transat and Olympic sailing dreams.
The team at Ancasta are going to be very busy next month, exhibiting at not one but three boat shows. September will be dominated by the ten-day Southampton International Boat Show, Britain’s largest festival of boating.
This year calls for a double celebration in Brixham. MDL’s Brixham Marina is turning 30 and to mark the occasion is joining forces with Brixham Art Society, as they celebrate a landmark 70thanniversary, to hold an open art competition on Saturday 7th September.
This year’s Clean Marina day for Chatham Maritime Marina has been designated as Friday 2nd August. As all coastal and river communities know, litter is an ongoing challenge as it finds its way into waterways from many landside sources.
On Sunday 21st July 2019 MDL’s Torquay Marina hosted the Big Bay ECO Challenge, an exciting eco-powered race from Brixham to Torquay Marina featuring five competitors.
MDL Marinas is the ‘Official Marina Partner’ of the British Keelboat League and RS Sailing. This partnership will see MDL Marinas providing the new fleet of RS 21 keelboats with easy access to the water during the British Keelboat League events taking place throughout 2019.
On Tuesday 16th July marine marketing agency, MAA, celebrated its 10th anniversary. To mark the occasion the MAA team enjoyed lunch at the Island Yacht Club in Cowes, travelling in…
MDL’s Torquay Marina is delighted to be organising, and hosting, the Big Bay ECO Challenge on Sunday 21st July 2019, an exciting eco-powered race from Brixham to Torquay Marina.
This summer 13 of MDL’s marinas are running a fantastic range of summer offers, giving boat owners a wealth of great opportunities for staycations, hull scrubs and storage ashore in its beautiful marina locations.
On Saturday 22nd June MDL’s Hamble Point Marina hosted the Fairey Owners Club’s celebration of sixty years of the elegant Fairey Huntress motor cruiser.
The Nab Tower Pursuit got off to a fine start at 10am on Saturday the 15th June. They left GAFIRS slipway buoy, with SALT HEART, skippered by Kevin Raine, leading the way.
Ancasta Race Boats is delighted to bring the IC37 by Melges Performance Sailboats to the UK market.
Over 60 innovative sail and power boats were on display at Ocean Village Marina last weekend.
After a busy session of networking, over 130 guests were very well entertained at the MAA press lunch (Friday 17th May 2019).
Wessex Resins and Adhesives is delighted to announce the launch of a new online store to facilitate ordering the unique range of bio-based epoxy: ENTROPY RESINS.
Over 500 people took to the water as part of last weekend’s (11 May 2019) Gosport Marine Festival, while hundreds packed the shore making the most of the entertainment and exhibitors stands.
And, there are a few spaces still available for rowing, kayaking and sailing – book online today.
There are just two weeks left to register for The South Coast Boat Show taking place at Ocean Village Marina, 17-19 May 2019.
Over 2,000 people attended the inaugural Thames Valley and London Boat Show which was hosted in April at MDL Marinas’ Penton Hook Marina.
MDL Marinas and Oyster Yachts have signed an agreement which will see the luxury blue-water yacht maker’s presence at MDL’s Saxon Wharf, Southampton continue for the next ten years.
With a few spaces remaining to pre-book for rowing and sailing, Gosport Marine Festival is shaping up to offer yet another day of excellent on the water activities for all the family.
On the 6th April six young people embarked on a life changing five-day sailing experience having won a place onboard the Ocean Youth Trust South’s flagship, Prolific, through MDL’s Sail Training Awards.
An inaugural Seafood Festival is being held at Hythe Marina Village on 8th June 2019. With a wide range of local produce and live music the event is certain to become a firm favourite in the local calendar.
The exciting new charity Portsmouth Harbour Marine was officially launched today (4 April 2019) with a remit of promoting marine businesses, skills and participation around the harbour.
There are over 600 FREE opportunities to get afloat in the brilliant Gosport Marine Festival on Saturday 11th May.
MDL Marinas’ Penton Hook Marina will be hosting the inaugural Thames Valley and London Boat Show from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th April.
More than 60 innovative and stunning boats will be on display at Ocean Village Marina (17-19 May) as exhibitor capacity has been reached for the South Coast Boat Show.
Visitors to the RYA Dinghy Show this weekend are urged to visit the Andrew Simpson Foundation stand and enter its prize draw to win one of two fantastic prizes.
MDL is delighted to announce that Torquay Marina has received the Yacht Harbour Association Coastal Marina of the Year Runner Up award for a marina over 250 berths.
If your dinghy suffered last season, Wessex Resins and Adhesives is offering free repair demonstrations on its stand C42 at the RYA Dinghy Show, Alexandra Palace, 2nd and 3rd March.
MDL’s Hythe Marina is delighted to announce its next boat jumble will take place on the morning of Saturday 13th April 2019.
MDL Marinas is delighted to announce that Kerry Marriott, MDL’s Head of Operations (Central and Chichester), has achieved her Certified Marina Professional accreditation under the umbrella of British Marine and Global Marina Institute.
The South Coast Boat Show is being held at Ocean Village Marina, 17-19 May 2019. This brand-new event will feature the marine industry’s most exciting and innovative global power and sail brands. There will be over fifty new boats on display for serious buyers to explore.
The Nab Tower Pursuit, Gosport Marine Scene’s annual charity pursuit event for sailing yachts of all different shapes and sizes, will take place on Saturday 15 June, 2019.
Leading marine marketing agency MAA strengthens its digital marketing team by welcoming Susannah Hart to the company as Digital Marketing Account Manager.
See flagship boats from Beneteau, Lagoon, Prestige and CNB 66 in Düsseldorf with Ancasta.
Ancasta is delighted to announce that First Class Sailing has purchased two new Beneteau Oceanis 38.1.
MDL Marinas has raised £3,000 to be divided between two great charities, Blue Marine Foundation, and Ocean Youth Trust South.
Leading safety solutions provider, Survitec, with its pioneering lifejacket brand, Crewsaver, has reconfirmed its position in the search and rescue (SAR) market.
Shipyard Supply Co (SSCo) has announced the launch of its own brand of tender mooring whips for superyachts.
Crewsaver continues to prove its commitment to your safety and survival with the launch of its new ErgoFit+ lifejacket.
Ocean Youth Trust South’s Staff Skipper, Peta Koczy, has been awarded the title of Young Sail Trainer of the Year 2018 by Sail Training International.
In 2017, the Andrew Simpson Foundation distributed more than £20,000 worth of Crewsaver marine safety equipment.