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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

Jeanneau Announce New Powerboats for 2020

In their ongoing desire to develop their powerboat range, Jeanneau have announced a number of new models that will be unveiled at the upcoming autumn boat shows. The following new boats will be added to their already comprehensive range of

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Parting the Waves – Suzuki Style

 The robust engine displacement of 4.4 litres is matched by a high-performance 12.0:1 compression ratio, the highest ever for a production outboard engine. As first impressions go … these Suzuki 350s are superb. Parting the Waves – Suzuki Style

Icom-M330GE

Icom-M330GE The IC-M330GE is the smallest fixed VHF radio on the market. Measuring only 156.5(W) × 66.5(H) × 110.1(D) mm, its face is the same size as a smartphone, making it ideal for a cockpit on RIBs and small sports

Lowrance FishHunter Pro and FishHunter 3D

 Lowrance FishHunter Pro and FishHunter 3D The FishHunter Pro and FishHunter 3D are perfect pieces of kit for every type of fisherman. The only thing you require is a smartphone, and that doesn’t even need to have a signal.

Mercury VesselView

 Mercury VesselView Mercury’s new VesselView 403 provides an all-in-one digital interface for all compatible Mercury/Marina products. Notably it also integrates an Active Trim interface, so that a separate Active Trim dash pad is not required if you have VesselView.

Suzuki DF325

If you were intending to do a lot of sea miles in this country across different locations, a DF325 could make good sense from a long-term perspective.  The benefit of having two smaller-diameter propellers instead of one bigger one is

Garmin Gear

Garmin have certainly embraced the recent sonar revolution enabling skippers to get a much better picture of life beneath their boat … There have been several sonar systems launched recently that give a realistic 3D picture of the seabed, so

World Powerboat Championship Returning to London  

H2O Racing have confirmed that London will host a round of the 2018 UIM F1H2O World Powerboat Championship in June. The news marks a welcome return of Formula 1 powerboat racing to the country’s capital for the first time in

Leader 33 Honoured in Berlin

Leader 33 Honoured in Berlin The Jeanneau Leader 33 recently received the ‘Best of Boats 2017’ award in the ‘Best for Family’ category at Boat and Fun Berlin. The prize was awarded by a jury composed of 17 European journalists

JL Audio News

JL Audio have upgraded their full-featured, weatherproof marine source unit, the MediaMaster 100s, following its launch last year to enable OEMs and end-users to enjoy a higher standard of integration with their helm electronics suite. The new upgraded source unit,

iDock is Coming

Evinrude’s iDock is a new patented system, totally integrated into the engine, aimed at providing intuitive control of any twin-engine boat at an affordable price. iDock is part of the Evinrude Intelligent Piloting System, a collection of technologies – along with iTrim,

Falmouth Marathon Set For June

The International Powerboat Race Club (IPRC) have confirmed that the second Falmouth Marathon and Powerboat race is now set for June 29th and 30th 2018. All classes of racers will be invited to Cornwall for the second IPRC Marathon weekend.

Blue Lagoon Private Boat Storage

Opened by Ben Walker in September 2017, Blue Lagoon are located along Sandbanks Road in Lilliput, Poole. The company provides secure and private boat storage and is looking for winter customers. In the near future, Blue Lagoon will also be

Cowes Classic – Powerboat Race 2017

The conditions in 2016 had been so difficult that only two of the fleet had managed to finish the race … Acclaimed by many as the most prestigious offshore powerboat race in the world … it was set to test

Retro Repower – Dragon 39

The boat was in good order, so nothing major needed doing. The electrics were a point of focus, with all the switching and instruments replaced. Greg Copp recounts the tale of how a successful refit increased the firepower of a

Seaward 39

Electronic Evolution

The recent sonar revolution has made sonar a considerably more effective tool for both fishermen and skippers Simrad have also taken system control to a new level by building a display that can actually operate in touch screen mode when

Jeanneau MF895 Offshore

The MF895 Offshore is a tougher version of its standard MF895 sister Its power delivery is noticeably improved over the single F300-powered MF895 Practicality is a key theme throughout the design of the boat, which is evident from the moment

Husky R8s

This is a very exciting and yet easy boat to drive It combines all the luxuries and practicalities of a family boat with blinding performance, good handling and quick steering It is exceedingly tough externally, which is matched by the

Arctic Greenland Adventure

Operating in such a remote environment as Scoresby Sound presents some fairly unique challenges and rewards. The attractions of the region lie in the fantastic scenic beauty provided by the combination of fjords, mountains and ice [and] the wildlife. Arctic

South Stack & Back

  Trearddur has a special feel about it, with lots of little rocky islands, many of which conceal moorings for all manner of small boats. The seas around Anglesey are littered with shipwrecks, and this area is no exception. Rounding

Northern Lights

The memories will live forever, and I would gladly repeat it anytime. We had a few situations where the waves were breaking into the boat and it filled up with a lot of water. The more I replayed the situation

Sunseeker Superhawk 48 – Used Boat Report

His boat has many attributes, not least its ability to hit Cherbourg in under two hours from the south coast What really does it for me is the rock-solid assurance that, bar the perfect storm, this boat will always be

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