Dorset motor boat business wins major award

Dorset business has blown its multi-national rivals out of the water by winning an award at the ‘Oscars’ of the motor boat world. Gibbs Quay Boat Sales, headquartered in Poole, won the Customer Service award at the glittering ceremony held at the huge Dusseldorf Boat Show in Germany.

Missing King’s Cup discovered 

A magnificent silver gilt bowl presented by King William IV to the Royal Yacht Squadron (RYS) is back in England thanks to a maritime antiques dealer. Charles Wallrock of Wick Antiques in Lymington, Hants, who is a keen yachtsman, believes it is the missing trophy from the squadron’s annual race in 1835; the King’s Cup.