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Scanstrut – The Art of Design – Marine Technology

HMS conducts an exclusive interview with those responsible for delivering Scanstrut’s industry-leading design initiatives - technologies that have caused this UK brand to become one of the most respected in the outdoor and maritime world globally.  In the hot seat

16th February 2024|Categories: EQUIPMENT|Tags: |

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

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

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

Yanmar 3JH40 Wins Innovation Award

Yanmar 3JH40 Wins Innovation Award  The Yanmar 3JH40 common-rail inboard diesel engine has received the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award. Introduced this year as the marine industry’s smallest CR inboard diesel engine, the 3JH40 was named

Yanmar Launch New Products at Miami

Yanmar Launch New Products at Miami Yanmar introduced a number of new engines to expand their digitally controlled 40 to 440 mhp line-up at this year’s Miami International Boat Show. The new 3JH40 is the world’s smallest CR inboard marine

Torqeedo and WhisperPower Develop New DC Generator

Torqeedo and WhisperPower Develop New DC Generator To extend the range of a yacht or ship equipped with a Torqeedo Deep Blue Hybrid electric propulsion system, Torqeedo have developed, in close collaboration with WhisperPower, a 25kW 350V DC variable-speed diesel

Suzuki Launch New Propeller Range

Suzuki Launch New Propeller Range Suzuki have announced the introduction of a bespoke range of performance propellers for their 4-stroke outboards. The new range will be known as ‘Watergrip’. The standard Watergrip propellers will benefit from a new interchangeable bush

Simrad Update Software

Simrad Update Software Simrad have announced the release of a new software update for NSS evo3, NSS evo2, NSO evo2 and GO Series displays that includes sonar enhancements, new automatic routing functionality, C-MAP charting improvements and touch screen control of

New Products from Yanmar

New Products from Yanmar 3JH40 Engine Introduced this year, the Yanmar 3JH40 diesel engine is the smallest common-rail diesel engine to date. With an output of 40hp, the compact and ultra-quiet 3JH40 enables smaller-boat owners and commercial-vessel operators to benefit

Seakeeper 2

Seakeeper 2 Seakeeper’s drive to expand their gyroscopic technology to an ever wider section of the boating population has taken a big leap with their launch of the Seakeeper 2. Making its debut at the Miami Boat Show, the Seakeeper

New Range of Honda Engines

New Range of Honda Engines Honda have totally redesigned their flagship outboard motor range. Now the BF175, BF200, BF225 and BF250 will all be based on the 3.6L V6 engine block that previously only the BF250 used. This is a

Mercury Marine New Engine Line-up

Mercury Marine New Engine Line-up Launched at the Miami Boat Show, Mercury’s new line-up of outboard engines looks to be setting a new benchmark for middle-capacity V6 motors in terms of power to weight. The range of outboards is based

Garmin Introduce New GPSMAP

Garmin Introduce New GPSMAP 1222/1222xsv Touch/Chartplotter Combo Units Garmin have launched two more interesting additions to their seemingly ever-expanding range of electronics. The 12in GPSMAP 1222 and GPSMAP 1222xsv touch screen chartplotters are big in size, but small in price.

Mercury 150XS

Mercury 150XS Based on the standard Mercury 150, the 150hp Mercury 150 Pro XS outboard has been developed for those needing maximum punch from a 150hp engine. Building on the success of its smaller sibling, the 115 Pro XS, which

Axiom Pro series

Axiom Pro series Launched at the Southampton Boat Show, Raymarine’s latest Axiom Pro series of chartplotters features the company’s HybridTouch control, as well as multi-touch screen controls with an ergonomic keypad for ease of use in rough seas. This seems

Icom-M85E VHF Handheld

Icom-M85E VHF Handheld Designed with an emphasis on commercial use, as well as marine leisure, the IC-M85E is a very compact, high-quality waterproof VHF marine handheld radio. It meets both marine and Private Business Radio (PBR) applications. Robustly constructed, the

Seaward 27

No doubt she will prove just as formidable as her previous siblings. … in keeping with the bespoke nature of this yard, there is a wide range of customisation available.  Seaward 27 Greg Copp looks at the latest, traditionally built,

Dometic Chillers

Dometic have always been big in the field of boat chillers, and this year at the London Boat Show they had some serious new coolers on show. For the average middleweight sports boat owner their new Cool-Ice range looked spot

Bespoke Stainless Exhausts for Big Cats

Bespoke Stainless Exhausts for Big Cats Engine builders Swaymar Marine have recently added bespoke stainless exhaust manifolds for big diesels to their list of custom kit and high-performance petrol engines. Already sole UK agents for Hi-Tek Marine’s one-piece stainless exhaust

Garmin Striker

Garmin Striker Garmin’s new Striker ranger is a great complement to their newly launched Echomap Plus. Though it has no true chartplotting facilities as such, it is GPS enabled and provides speed over ground and chart coordinates, as well as

MasterTrim

MasterTrim Launched at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show in November 2017, MasterTrim is the latest refinement to the concept of surface propulsion. Developed by Twin Disc for their surface-piercing Arneson Surface Drive range, MasterTrim is an automated trim control system.

CB2000 AIS Transponder

CB2000 AIS Transponder The advanced CB2000 AIS transponder unit transforms the Icom IC-M506EURO and IC-M605EURO to VHF/DSC radios with Class B AIS transponders. The CB2000 also provides a simple solution for those customers who already own an IC-M506EURO or IC-M605EURO

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.

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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