Monthly Archives: January 2011

Marine Business Round-Up

Posted in: News | By: Conwy | Posted On: 31 Jan 2011

Fast Track wins: Fast Track Sailing, the sport and marine specialist agency, has been brought in to work alongside Liverpool bases PR agency Paver Smith on the Liverpool Boat Show 2011. Paver Smith will look after national and regional PR, whilst Fast Track has been briefed to raise the profile focusing on marine/watersports media. Icom […]

Marine Rescue stations cut from 18 down to 3

Posted in: News | By: Conwy | Posted On: 28 Jan 2011

Boating Business’s December 13 eNews outlined likely Maritime Rescue Centre reductions under government spending cuts.  On December 16, Shipping Minister Mike Penning told parliament he wants to cut from 18 to just 3 stations.  Mr Penning is proposing two nationally networked Maritime Operation Centres, located at Aberdeen and the Southampton/Portsmouth area.  Together with a 24 […]

VAT Shock on Sailaway Boats

Posted in: News | By: Conwy | Posted On: 28 Jan 2011

VAT: Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) issued a statement on December 14th last year (2010) telling the industry the VAT concession on sailaway boats will stop from January 2012 because it conflicts with EU law. The HMRC statement says simply: ‘From January 1, 2012 VAT registered businesses will no longer be able to zero […]

New Brokers in Plymouth Office

Posted in: Plymouth | By: plymouth | Posted On: 12 Jan 2011

Recently, Paul Drinkwater has retired as a broker at the Plymouth office, however he is still very much apart of the Network team as Administrator! Which is great news!! Network welcomes Gareth Englefield, his daughter Charlotte and Chris Cload to the team, and they will be running Network Yacht Brokers (southwest) Ltd 7 days a week, […]

Jeanneau launch new boats at London Boat Show 2011

Posted in: News | By: Conwy | Posted On: 04 Jan 2011

From 7 to 16 January 2011 LONDON INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 2011 Its time to celebrate the New Year and for the annual visit to the London Boat Show. Represnting Wales and the Mediteranean, Network Yacht Brokers Conwy will be on the Jeanneau Stand L10, in the South Hall at ExCel, to welcome you and show […]