New marine safety devices, electronics and wearable safety gear At this years METS trade show we picked out some of the best new marine safety gear to show you, available in 2022. ACR Personal locator beacon (PLB) RLS (rescue link service) This DAME award winning RLS Beacon is the first…


Anchoring can be daunting, but once achieved can make for some of the most relaxing trips on board. Read our simple guide to anchoring for some useful tips

Crossing the Channel

Is there any better feeling than crossing the English Channel in your own boat? Read our guide to crossing the Channel in your own boat below

Two men from the Port of London Authority launch their campaign to tackle human error

The Port of London Authority has unveiled its latest safety campaign - targeting human error - which has been linked to at least 40% of accidents on the river Thames in the last two years

Kannad Marine SafeLink GPS EPIRB - AUTOMATIC

Kannad Marine has instigated a global recall programme following issues with the company's SAFELINK Manual and Auto GPS EPIRBs.

Liferaft from HMS Penguin

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

Rules and regulations

You’re ready to slip the lines, the engine’s ticking, lifejackets are on, and breakables are stowed, but are you really prepared for cruising abroad?

boat safety

We outline the kit you should carry and the safety measures you should take to ensure you can cruise without concern