Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, 75, was named British yachtsman of the year Tuesday by the Yachting Journalists Association.
The marine industry is a global enterprise. Builders, dealers, marinas, equipment manufacturers and other businesses are found worldwide, and there are major boat shows on all continents.
Work started in Great Britain on what designers hope will be the fastest circumnavigating powerboat in history.
Sail Newport said charter sailboat company Sunsail Vacations will sponsor the Volvo Ocean Race Newport (R.I.) Stopover.
Sealine named Reese Marin as its new Danish dealer.
Slower global growth, reduced commodity prices and a slowdown at West Coast ports were cited as factors in a decline in manufacturing growth in December.
She might be 10 years old, but Wild Oats XI reaffirmed her status as Australia’s supreme ocean-racing yacht by fending off a late charge by the brand-new American raider Comanche to win a record eighth line honors title Sunday afternoon.
After waiting for 53 years to take part in his first Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Ken Read has had to scramble to get ready.
Fairline Boats said it will unveil three new boats at the London Boat Show in January.
A Florida commercial fishing gear and supply company received a $1 million contract with the government of Mozambique, which is trying to alter its harvest from the sea.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association concluded a trip to Cuba last Friday, just days before President Obama said he would like to see the half-century-old trade embargo with that nation lifted.