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Destination St Kilda

Philip Hastain shares with PBR readers the tale of a trip with family and friends to the remote and mystical islands of St Kilda… My wife and I developed an interest in RIBs just over two years ago when we

Ports of Call – Neyland Marina

Neyland Marina is a great cruising base. It is such a pleasant place to just be. … over and over again we felt that its position, access and facilities were all just so convenient that one had to like it.

Cruising Jersey’s Famous Reefs

The sandy areas temporarily revealed by the retreating tide are spectacularly pretty, and provide uncrowded and sheltered areas for swimming, snorkelling and paddleboarding. The chance of having one’s own private desert island on a hot and sunny afternoon explains the

Wellcraft Fisherman 202

… it’s a great-looking open boat with long-range cruising ability, an easy helming experience and lots of space.  … the 202 could become one of the most distinctive and desirable compact crossover boats the market has to offer. Wellcraft Fisherman

Rodman Spirit 31 Outboard

The Spirit 31 is a tough boat, built in a similar vein to its larger commercial and military siblings.  It does a good job of combining subtle style with functional features …  … the two supercharged 200hp Verados mated to

Jeanneau MF1095

… you can’t help but be impressed when you step into the glasshouse-like saloon.  Like all Merry Fishers, this is a versatile boat built to perform as a fast fisher or a family cruiser.  She is built to a price,

Glastron GTD 200

I would happily use it to skip across the crests of a steep, messy Solent or to frolic among the Atlantic rollers of West Wales … I would also consider it pretty enough to hold its own among even the

Mini RIB Multi-test

It is hard to beat messing around in small boats. All too often we see mini punchy sports RIBs sitting on bathing platforms, which often clock up as many hours as their mother ships.  Mini RIB Multi-test With the multiple

Barrus at SBS

Barrus at SBS Represented across three stands, and on the water, Barrus will be featuring the latest line-up of products at this year’s Southampton Boat Show, offering the leisure boater and commercial user an extensive choice of marine engines, boats

Cheetah on Show

Cheetah on Show Cheetah will be exhibiting two catamarans on the water at the TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show.   The 9.2m Topcat is built and equipped as a leisure dayboat, and with twin 250hp is well suited to exploring the

Ancasta to Launch Beneteau Swift Trawler 47

Ancasta to Launch Beneteau Swift Trawler 47 Ancasta will be hosting the world launch of the Beneteau Swift Trawler 47 at the TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. The show also sees the UK debut of the Beneteau Gran Turismo 50 Sportfly.

Scarab 195 Open

This is great fun to drive, and something totally different to a conventional outboard-powered boat. You may either love it or simply find it is too specialised for what you need. At low speed you can spin the boat around

Parker 750 DC

 The most noticeable aspect of the Parker 750 DC is her build quality, which is still evident behind the scenes. The designers have managed to pack in plenty of features without burdening the boat with more than it realistically needs.

Jeanneau NC33

It has been well designed with a good attention to detail and with a particular eye to safety on deck. Living accommodation has been well thought out. Movement on deck is enhanced by the asymmetrical wheelhouse design …  Jeanneau NC33

Grand Golden Line 580

The Grand 580 is a very complete RIB, especially considering its size. It drives and handles well, making it perfectly suited as an all-round sports boat. Plenty of thought has gone into the detailing of the 580. Grand Golden Line

Atlantis Introduce Entry-Level Model

Atlantis Introduce Entry-Level Model Atlantis Marine, who have been producing the Atlantis range of 16 to 26 ft offshore boats in Guernsey for over 20 years, have announced the addition of a new entry-level model, the Atlantis 16 cc.  

New Jeanneau Merry Fisher Launched in Paris

New Jeanneau Merry Fisher Launched in Paris Jeanneau’s new outboard-driven Merry Fisher 1095 made its world debut at the recent Paris Boat Show. In the tradition of the Merry Fisher line, the new 1095 is a weekender and family cruiser.

Quicksilver Activ Wins Award

Quicksilver Activ Wins Award The Quicksilver Activ 605 Open has won French nautical magazine Moteur Boat’s Boat of the Year award. A total of 15 out of 50 new motor boats made it to the finals, with the finalists taking

Mazu Yachts Launch New Website

Mazu Yachts Launch New Website   In launching their new website, Turkish boatbuilders Mazu Yachts have chosen a design-responsive layout that is closely connected with the world of social networks. The site provides information on the latest Mazu Yachts products along with previews of

New Whale-Watching Boat Delivered

New Whale-Watching Boat Delivered   Inventech Marine Solutions and Life Proof Boats have announced the delivery of a 40ft sub-T coastguard-inspected twin inboard diesel water jet whale-watching boat to US company Western Prince Cruises. The vessel has been approved for

Greenline Yachts Appoint New Dealers

Greenline Yachts Appoint New Dealers Following the acquisition of the Greenline Yachts brand by SVP Yachts and Vladimir Zinchenko in 2015, the brand has now signed up four new dealers in Hong Kong, Hungary, southern Germany and Washington State, USA.

Development Plans for Haslar Marina Revealed

Development Plans for Haslar Marina Revealed  Dean & Reddyhoff Marinas have announced major redevelopment plans for their Haslar Marina, based in Portsmouth Harbour. Currently going through the planning permission process, the redevelopment includes plans for a new Powerboat Centre, a

Cheetah Introduce Kitt Catamaran

Cheetah Introduce Kitt Catamaran Cheetah Marine have introduced their latest 11.2m cat in support of autonomous and unmanned operations. Named ‘Kitt’ after Knight Rider’s self-steering and nearly indestructible car, the 11.2m was completed on the Isle of Wight for ASV

Jeanneau Launch New Flagship

Jeanneau Launch New Flagship  Jeanneau’s latest addition to their range, the Cap Camarat 9.0 Center Console, is a dayboat that can accommodate up to 11 people on board and is the new flagship of the Cap Camarat line.   This

Mazu 38 Open

Below decks the design is just as striking as above.  With a 12ft beam, providing a triple sun pad on the foredeck was an obvious move. Mazu 38 Open Revealed at the Düsseldorf Boat Show for the first time, the

Arksen Discovery Series

Wellcraft - Push your limits with the Wellcraft 355

Premier Marinas Dry Stack - Trafalgar Wharf

Henri Lloyd

Yamaha - The most exciting way to get from A to B campaign

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