About Lou Johnson
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
May 9, 2019

Xtremity.net and Optimist Online represented by Box

Box PR is delighted to announce, that they now represent Xtremity.net and Optimistonline. Box PR prides itself on offering a bespoke service and was approached by Mark Asquith looking for support with their social media and exposure in the press, to help provide a strategy and consistency throughout the peak season. Xtremity.net is a specialist […]

Box PR, OptimistOnline, Press, Xtremity.net
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

Spares Marine join the SeaFront Marine Group

Spares Marine, the online spares and replacement part specialist has joined the SeaFront Marine Group. Offering quick access to an extensive list of spare parts for a vast array of key industry brands, the company has become synonymous as the go to place for finding that elusive spare part.  Steve and Nickki Walker have many years’ […]

Press, Spares Marine
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