Nautical Channel is the only international 24/7 nautical sports and lifestyle channel in the world, broadcast 24/7 since 2011 in English (and nowadays also in French, German Italian and Russian). The British founders assembled the largest ever group of international nautical TV producers in order to provide viewers with the best sports and lifestyle programming, explained by experts in a clear and simple way for all levels of boating expertise. The award-winning programming reaches a well defined audience, but also has a broad general public appeal. The programming wheel covers over twenty nautical interest areas, everything from boating sports (power and sailing) to news, surfing, kite and wind surfing, travel, adventure, yachting, on board interviews, shipyards, equipment, undersea wrecks, and a lot more. Special relationships exist with sporting events (including the world famous competitions such as the America's Cup World series, Vendée Globe, H2O power boating and Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), among others), teams, boat builders, boat shows, sailing and and viewers worldwide in order to bring the latest boating sports and water sports entertainment.