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Winners – The Gussies 2022…
Nov 2022
Winners – The Gussies 2022…
Congratulations to all of the 2022 Gussies Winners! We are particularly proud to represent many of the finalists and two of the winning boats. Winner Production Electric Boats: Over 8m / 26ft Candela 8 Candela • Sweden The C-8 is a long-range, all-electric hydrofoiling craft that travels silently above the water surface,  designed to be [...]
A Momentous End to an Historic Week
Sep 2022
A Momentous End to an Historic Week
The River Thames took centre stage for the Reflections flotilla to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth and the accession of King Charles III. The Reflections flotilla tribute to Queen Elizabeth Il and heralding the accession of King Charles Ill attracted attention around the globe (24 September). Over 150 boats, illuminated with white lights, proceeded along the River Thames from Chelsea [...]
Falmouth Harbour Trials Eco Moorings
Aug 2022
Falmouth Harbour Trials Eco Moorings
Falmouth Harbour has begun boat trials on a unique eco-mooring system designed to protect sensitive areas of seabed from the scouring caused by traditional mooring chains. The advanced mooring system (AMS) in place off Flushing Beach has been designed by Falmouth-based naval architect and engineering firm Morek, working with Falmouth Harbour’s marine operations team. The [...]
UK Launches New Reporting Service for Overseas Boat Voyages
Jul 2022
UK Launches New Reporting Service for Overseas Boat Voyages
The UK Border Force has developed a new digital reporting service for those travelling to and from the UK on pleasure craft to report their journey. The new online service is known as single Pleasure Craft Reporting (sPCR), and replaces the previous ‘C1331 Form’ that has been enforced since 1 January 2022. Since 1 January [...]
Grosvenor Yachts on Tour..!
Aug 2021
Grosvenor Yachts on Tour..!
Grosvenor Yachts is attending three international boat shows during September. Do come and meet us! I can confirm that both Charles Fowler (Managing Director) and Philippa Glassbrook (Head of After Sales & Customer Support) will be at the entire Cannes boat show (7-12th September). Of course we are always available locally for you, but Cannes [...]
Marine Leisure Users Welcome U-Turn on Diesel Taxation
Mar 2021
Marine Leisure Users Welcome U-Turn on Diesel Taxation
The leisure marine industry has welcomed the news that private and commercial boats will be able to continue using red diesel, following a government u-turn. The decision, announced during the Spring Budget, has overturned the ruling last July from HMRC stating that privately-owned pleasure craft would not be able to use red diesel from April [...]
Roadmap to the Reopening of Leisure Boating
Mar 2021
Roadmap to the Reopening of Leisure Boating
British Marine has welcomed the news that from 8 March all forms of watersports, including the use of privately-owned craft and self-drive day hire boats for single households and support bubbles, can resume in England. Following discussions between the government and British Marine a roadmap has been produced detailing how the leisure marine industry should [...]
Santa’s Shredding It Up..!
Dec 2020
Santa’s Shredding It Up..!

There is little doubt that 2020 has been a highly unusual year. With great challenges regarding the spread of Covid-19 the UK government has introduced, repealed and subsequently reintroduced a range of measures to stem the spread of this virus. At a time of increasing propagation and therefore risk, every once in a while one […]