Powerboat and RIB Issue 182

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Nimbus T11

Nimbus T11

Greg Copp puts the fabulous T11 from Nimbus through its Scandinavian paces

Fjord 41 XP

Fjord 41 XP

With 1200hp of petrol power, the 41 XP takes the walk-around concept to another level.

Sea Ray Sun Sport 230

Sea Ray Sun Sport 230

Barry Thompson investigates this trailerable, family-orientated cabin weekender, marketed for the European market.

Schaefer V33

Schaefer V33

HMS provides an overview of Prestige’s all-new flagship and reveals the advantages associated with a modern catamaran.

Flipper 900 ST

Flipper 900 ST

Fast and spacious, this pocket cruiser is one of Finland’s best kept secrets. Greg Copp delves deeply to find out why …

RNLI Hamble lifeboat station

Independence Day – Station Visit

Malcolm Thomas visits the Hamble lifeboat station to find out more about this famous indie operation.

Is Electric Boating Green?

Is Electric Boating Green?

Dave Marsh discusses some of the key developments in electric boating and envisages what the future might hold …

XO Boats

Precious Metals

HMS interviews Erkii Talvela, CEO of XO Boats, and asks how and why manufacturing in aluminium is proving so successful for this Finnish brand.

West Coast Heavy Weather

HMS recounts circumnavigating Ireland, as he led a flotilla of RIBs on passage from Newport to Killybegs amid a westerly gale and 30ft seas.

Money for Old Rope

Mark Featherstone turns an unfortunate incident into a learning opportunity as he discovers that there’s a whole lot more to rope than you might think.

Polperro in the south west of England

Ask the Expert: Voyage of Discovery

HMS explains how his love of offshore adventuring began and invites RYA powerboat instructor Paul Glatzel to give us his top tips on how to develop those skills that make boating fun.

2023 Show Preview: South Coast & Green Tech Boat Show

Global power brands will be on display at this year’s South Coast & Green Tech Boat Show. PBR has the latest …

Joysticks – friend or foe?

Paul Glatzel – More and more boats are fitted with joystick controls, so what are they?

Looe Fishing Village in Cornwall UK

Cornish Creams

Mark Featherstone visits the delightful harbourside towns of Looe and Polperro, steeped in a past bound up with fishing and piracy, they’re the real deal when it comes to finding that genuine Cornish experience.

Boat Tech

DORSAL Antenna

• DORSAL Antenna

• Orca Display 2

• Mercury V10 SeaPro

• Zhik Broadside Coat

• Happy Hull: The Eco-docking Option

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