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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.

Raymarine Launch ClearCruise AR

FLIR Systems, Inc. have announced the introduction of the Raymarine navigation technology ClearCruise AR (augmented reality), which brings enhanced on-water awareness to Raymarine’s family of Axiom multifunction displays. With ClearCruise AR, Raymarine Axiom users can make smarter decisions with physical navigation objects

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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

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

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

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

New ‘Smart’ Kill Cord Supported by Insurer    

New ‘Smart’ Kill Cord Supported by Insurer     Lifecord, the new to market alarmed kill cord, has teamed up with leading UK direct boat insurer GJW Direct to offer both new and existing Lifecord owners a 10% insurance premium discount on

Barclays Jersey Boat Show

Barclays Jersey Boat Show Thousands of people recently flocked to the 11th annual Barclays Jersey Boat Show for what proved to be one of its most successful shows yet.   Blessed with glorious sunshine and high temperatures throughout the three-day show,

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.

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

 This Boating Life – Bilge diving & other jobs!

Bilge diving and sorting out some odd jobs – Alex Whittaker is living the dream … Once again, I am sleeping aboard. This time I am working through a few easy jobs. The first is to replenish the ship’s spirits

Stepping Out

Fortunately, all the complications involved in designing and building a great stepped-hull boat are the boatbuilder’s to solve, not yours.  Extra reinforcement is required to bridge the structural discontinuity across the steps, and stepped hulls are not as simple to

Wildlife Wonderland

The UK has an amazing array of marine wildlife. As a recreational boater, give it the respect it deserves. The more educated people are about what to do and how to operate power-driven craft near wildlife, the more it is

Yard Visit – Custom Yacht Works

‘Today we stand on the edge of an exciting future.’ ‘It’s taken many years for us to filter through suppliers until we found the companies we are happy to use …' ‘Twelve months’ lack of attention to a wooden boat

Towing the Line

Remember that any boat/trailer combination over 750kg must have brakes fitted. While carrying out your checks, be sure to ‘feel’ for play in the wheel bearings. First and foremost, you need to ensure that your load is secure. Do not

Galápagos Landing

… they move slowly and basically spend their days eating, sleeping, taking mud baths and having sex when the mood takes them.  There is something prehistoric about these dragon-like creatures and they are fascinating to watch. The wildlife encounters were

This Boating Life – Tales of Tagomago

Franz steered towards this non-biodegradable testament to our modern lifestyle and worrying hazard to marine wildlife. He methodically pulled all the pollution aboard with his boathook, and I helped pack it away in a sack and a large plastic bucket.              

 The Making of RIB Tubes

… The appeal of PVC tubes is straightforward; their price advantage is spectacular. … PU is the uncontested Arnold Schwarzenegger of the RIB fabric world. … For builders of custom and semi-custom RIBs, CSM’s versatility is a big plus.   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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