Powerboat & RIB magazine

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.

Garmin Busy at LBS

Garmin Busy at LBS Garmin introduced a number of new products at this year’s London Boat Show, ranging from chartplotters and touch screen multifunction displays to solid-state pulse compression radars, transducers and dive computers.   Products included Garmin’s ActiveCaptain, a

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

Torqeedo and BMW Cooperate on New Drive System

Torqeedo and BMW Cooperate on New Drive System German sailor Boris Herrmann is planning to compete for the Yacht Club de Monaco in the Vendée Globe solo around-the-world race in the yacht Malizia, and BMW and Torqeedo will be supporting

Team Britannia to Use New Fixing Design

Team Britannia to Use New Fixing Design Team Britannia will use newly designed fixings and inserts to secure the massive inflatable tubes to the outside of their boat on their round-the-world record attempt. The fixings and inserts from Technifast have

BRP Launch New Finance Deal

BRP Launch New Finance Deal   Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) are launching a new spring finance promotion in conjunction with Santander Consumer Finance, offering 3.5% APR on a purchase of any model across their entire Sea-Doo PWC range, no matter the year. The promotion will

Premier Marinas Launch New App

Premier Marinas Launch New App   Premier Marinas have launched a new iPhone app that allows boaters to ‘instantly’ access information they need for visiting, or berthing in, a Premier marina.   Features include descriptions and downloadable guides for each

Powerboat GP Confirm 2018 Calendar

Powerboat GP Confirm 2018 Calendar Heading into its seventh season, the Powerboat GP series organisers have published their revised racing calendar and launched the 2018 RYA British Championship. Competitors the length and breadth of Britain will travel to Stewartby Watersports

Pirelli J33 Launched at Boot

Pirelli J33 Launched at Boot The Pirelli J33 Azimut Special Edition, realised exclusively by Tecnorib – the official Pirelli licensee – for Azimut Yachts, had its worldwide premiere at Boot Düsseldorf 2018.   In the meanwhile, the shipyard is getting ready to

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