Santa rides dolphins, freebies & festive boats in the savvy news!

Santa rides dolphins, freebies & festive boats in the savvy news!

Hey savvy friends,

When I was a little girl I used to worry Santa would never find us because we lived on a boat.

That was until my Mum told me Santa was good friends with dolphins and they gave him a lift to deliver presents - and sure enough - he did! So it seems whether you're on land or on a boat, the holiday festivities will find you.

Before we all get full of yummy food and mulled wine I just wanted to share some cool new updates and a great new offer for our beloved members!

Christmas Boat Parade Lights up Harbour

Christmas boat parade

How festive is your boat?

The annual King Harbour Holiday Boat Parade showed off impressive vessels glowing from bow to stern with Christmas lights. This year, this popular tradition named their theme, "Into the Lights," honouring first responders and health care workers.

Fancy getting festive with your boat?

Read more here.

Powerboat and Rib Magazine Offer for savvy navvy Members

Powerboat And Rib Magazine subscription offer

We’re delighted to offer savvy navvy members a free digital subscription to Powerboat and Rib Magazine.

PBR’s 148-page, digital edition contains a wealth of world-class features, latest news, exclusive interviews and informative articles.

Click here to register for your free subscription.

Winter Water Safety - An RNLI Campaign to Keep You Safe

RNLI Winter Water Safety Campaign

The RNLI has launched their winter water safety campaign which aims to give people visiting the coast key tips and advice on how to stay safe, and what action should be taken in an emergency.

The campaign provides information on:

  • How the ‘float to live’ technique can save your life if you get into trouble in the water
  • How the winter weather can be unpredictable and dangerous, with risks such as strong seas, getting cut off by the tide and the dangers of unstable cliffs
  • How to stay safe when open water swimming, including what equipment to take and what to do in an emergency

Click here to find out more.

The Rise and Rise of Junior Big Boat Sailing

The Rise and Rise of Junior Big Boat Sailing

Would you give a teenager the keys to your Ferrari?

“The congruence of smart minds and pooling of financial resources has clearly put some serious lift in the sails of “junior” big boat racing and the future looks bright if others are also willing to “toss a teenager the keys to a Ferrari.”

Read about the influential people inspiring the next generation of big boat racers here.

Sunreef’s New 140-Foot Sailing Catamaran Has a Fold-Out, Walk-Around Beach Club

Sunreef’s New 140-Foot Sailing Catamaran

Sporting a nifty fold-out platform that works to connect this huge catamaran’s two separate hulls you would be forgiven for thinking this yacht comes with its very own beach club!

Sunreef’s fleet of luxury catamarans just got a little bit bigger—and a little more innovative.

Read more here.

Featured - Great Lakes Scuttlebutt Buyers Guide

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"Moving forward, savvy navvy will help to accelerate the changing face of boating.

There is a growing expectation now that “smart boats” are the norm. The expectation that there is a seamless solution to link navigation, insurance, marinas, club membership, communications, boat management, and more. Using your smartphone, tablet, or laptop, savvy navvy can help you optimise your boating experience."

We've been featured in the Great Lakes Scuttlebutt buyers guide for 2022! Check out our feature on pages 98 and 99.

Sailing away: superyacht industry booms during Covid pandemic

Superacht Industry booms

Can you believe it? Despite the pandemic, there is apparently a record-breaking number of vessels being built or on order worldwide.

After the past two years you might not have predicted a rise in the number of people ordering million-pound floating homes, but it seems, that’s exactly what’s happening.

It would appear the superyacht industry is booming with the number of vessels under construction or on order worldwide hitting a new record. According to figures revealed in the latest edition of Boat International’s Global Order Book, more than 1,200 superyachts are slated to be built – a rise of 25% from last year.

Read more here.

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from savvy navvy

The festive countdown is well and truly on and whilst for some of us summer is kicking into action and for others the nights are drawing in and looking a little frosty, we hope you're still managing to get out and enjoy life on the water.

Our team have lots of exciting plans for savvy navvy in 2022, so stay tuned... your favourite marine navigation app

All the best,

Hannah and the savvy navvy crew

P.S. Read the articles from last months Newsletter

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