About Lou Johnson
October 9, 2019

Offers from Hammond during Dive Show 2019

Hammond Drysuits is once again exhibiting at Dive 2019, where you will be able to speak to their team of experts to find the right diving drysuit for you. You will find Hammond on stand 1040 at the NEC Birmingham from 26 to 27 October, where the company is also celebrating 40 years of manufacturing […]

Drysuits, Hammond, Press
June 7, 2019

Charlotte Richardson Joins OYS Design Team

OYS is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Designer, Charlotte Richardson. Charlotte brings a wealth of knowledge, having studied Automotive Engineering at Oxford Brookes, during that time she gained work experience at McLaren. Since graduating she broadened her experience further working within design teams with marine companies also operating in the large yacht […]

Company News, OYS, Press
June 5, 2019

Seawork 2019

Next week Louise and Lou will be attending Seawork 2019. We are supporting the following clients: Baltic on stand PG33 who will be displaying their range of commercial lifejackets and floatation clothing including Legend SOLAS jackets. Clements Engineering on stand PB81 will be talking to customers about all things propellers and stern gear. Scot Seat […]

Blog, Event Organisation
March 25, 2019

Box at the RYA Dinghy Show 2019

The RYA Dinghy Show is one of my [Lou’s] favourite shows of the year. Before dinghy sailing became an all year round sport the Dinghy Show marked the start of the season, and a chance to see friends you may not have seen since October. Today things have changed a little and the show is […]

Blog, Event Organisation
March 14, 2019

Promotion to Project Manager for Dan Whitelock at OYS

Dan Whitelock has had a promotion at OYS from Engineering Technician to Project Manager with immediate effect. Dan joined OYS back in 2016, where he was hands on, building thrusters and hydraulic cylinders including some of the largest vangs installed on superyachts. This valuable experience in the factory positions him well for the Project Management […]

Company News, OYS, Press
February 26, 2019

Caterpillar Raises over £27,000 for Local Cancer Charity

Wimborne, UK – The Caterpillar Marine Power UK Ltd. team in Wimborne has raised £27,671.81 for the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation over the past four years. A cheque with this amount was handed over to the Foundation by Jude Castell, the charity co-ordinator at the Caterpillar Wimborne facility. Employees of Caterpillar Marine Wimborne have run […]

Caterpillar Marine, Press
February 13, 2019

OYS Strengthen Rigging Division

Robbie Sargent has joined OYS as Rigging Sales Manager, with immediate effect. Robbie brings with him 30+ years’ experience in the rod rigging business, working on yachts ranging from mini-transats right through to the world’s largest modern sailing megayachts. His illustrious marine history, makes Robbie a strong candidate for this role, having always worked with […]

OYS, Rigging
February 5, 2019

Clements Engineering attend sea trials for a historic motor boat

As the UK experienced the coldest weather for the winter, the Clements Engineering team were out on sea trials in the Solent, Hampshire. The Portsmouth Naval Base Property trust have just completed a restoration on MGB 81, now, a fully operational high-speed historical World War II motor boat, which was helped with a £580,000 grant […]

Clements Engineering, Press