Maritime & Marine

Bournemouth and Poole College set a course for apprentices with Oyster Yachts

Bournemouth and Poole College has agreed a partnership with British yacht manufacturer Oyster Yachts. The partnership, which the college expects to increase the learning... READ MORE »

‘Google Maps for boats’ - Bournemouth’s savvy navvy sails past £500k funding goal

savvy navvy has repeated history by surpassing its £500,000 funding goal within a day of launching its new campaign on crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The Bournemouth... READ MORE »

New COO Sam ‘excited to dive deeper’ as he joins maritime tech firm Clearwater Dynamics

Clearwater Dynamics, a Poole-based provider of maritime risk intelligence and InsurTech solutions, has welcomed Sam Bursey as COO. Sam brings more than 20 years of... READ MORE »

Royal Navy director commends Norco for services to UK defence sector ahead of 40th year in the biz

Composite solutions firm Norco recently hosted Rear Admiral Donald Doull CBE, director of capability for the Royal Navy, at the firm’s Poole facilities. During the... READ MORE »

Happy birthday! Sunseeker Skills Academy celebrates one year milestone

A fast-track training scheme for luxury boatbuilder Sunseeker International has celebrated its first birthday. Andrea Frabetti, Chief Executive Officer at the Poole-based... READ MORE »

Port looks forward to “another superb year” after welcoming first cruise ship of 2024

Portland Port is predicting “another superb year” after welcoming its first cruise ship of 2024. AIDAsol arrived with more than 2,000 passengers yesterday, marking... READ MORE »

"It's been an amazing journey": Gallagher meet LA Marine founding Partner Russell Kelly in this month's Marine Matters

In this month's Marine Matters Gallagher meet Russell Kelly, founding Partner at LA Marine, and learn about his upcoming retirement and his lengthy and successful career... READ MORE »

Bird and Recreation Initiative to host free wildlife-friendly watersports sessions across Poole Harbour

Dorset’s Bird and Recreation Initiative (BARI) is gearing up to launch a series of free watersports sessions around Poole Harbour. Starting on 25th January and running... READ MORE »

Marine Matters: boatfolk General Manager Jon Eads tells us about expansion at Portland Marina

Welcome to the latest Marine Matters from Gallagher. This month we get to meet Jon Eads, Area General Manager of boatfolk, which runs Portland and Weymouth Marinas and... READ MORE »

Proud moment as boatbuilder’s first apprentice and longest-serving employee celebrates 45th anniversary

Sunseeker International’s first apprentice and longest-serving employee has celebrated his 45th anniversary with the Poole-based boatbuilder. On his first day in 1978... READ MORE »