Boat News:

Red Funnel ferry captain cleared over Solent boat crash
…The captain of a car ferry that crashed with a pleasure boat has been cleared… it hit the boat, which had four people onboard. Mr Drummond was sitting…


Relief boat covering Guernsey RNLI vessel damaged in rescue
…A relief boat is being used in Guernsey after an RNLI vessel was damaged while… the crew rescued a fisherman. The fisherman, whose boat had sank, spent 12 hours… of what repairs are needed is still being assessed. The relief boat arrived "within…


Shoreham fatal boat : Jury discharged in dredger skipper trial
…A jury in the trial of a boat skipper accused over a near-miss that led…, was the skipper of the dredging vessel that nearly hit a small fishing boat Shoreham, West… into their boat. Sole survivor Elvis Cojocariu, who suffered hypothermia, was later found…


Weekly papers: Boat raised and an 'obscene' pay rise
… of the Dillon Owen, from County Cork, were rescued. The boat succumbed to water a few days…


Boochani: Australia's barbaric policy towards boat people
…Behrouz Boochani, Behrouz Boochani, an Iranian Kurd refugee and author, has accused the Australian government of seeking to humiliate asylum seekers and take away their identity at a detention centre on the remote Manus Island Manus Island…


Channel migrants: 19 men, women and children found on boat
… on an inflatable boat. A Border Force vessel intercepted the inflatable boat carrying 11 men… crossed the Channel in five small boats - thought to be the second-highest number… the Channel in small boats this year.…


Arrests made after group 'seen leaving a boat' in Southwold Harbour
… was seen leaving a boat in Southwold Harbour. The groups disembarked and was spotted…


Bodies of two men found on boat in York city centre
…The bodies of two men have been discovered on a boat moored in York city centre…


Trio died when boat off Shoreham was almost 'run over'
…Three men out fishing for fun died when their boat was almost "run over… seawater gushed into their boat. The incident happened just off the coast of Shoreham… was "entirely unaware" of the James 2 - a 16ft (5m) angling boat, that had been bought…


Rescued Falmouth boat owner fined for endangering lives
…A man who overturned a boat with a passenger on board, sparking a major rescue…, has been fined. Shaun Pelter, 58, was taking his friend on his motorised boat…. Truro Magistrates Court heard the boat hit a buoy and overturned throwing the pair…