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PRODUCT NEWS

Ring Appointed Official Partner to Arksen

Manufacturers and distributors Ring Powercraft have been appointed as the official partner to work alongside aluminium and high-speed craft builders Arksen to produce a new range of power vessels, built to accommodate a wide range of uses, including pleasure, adventure, diving, tourism, charter, expeditions and research. Ring Powercraft have established a reputation for producing high-performance […]

Invictus Unveil GT 320 Atelier at Boot

The new GT 320 Atelier from Invictus made its world debut at the recent boot Düsseldorf International Boat Show. The GT 320 Atelier is an example of the Atelier Invictus customisation skills, as customers are guided through a virtual laboratory in which a yacht is designed with individual material inserts and dedicated equipment. The owner […]

Cory Extend Invicta Range

Cory Yachts have developed their Invicta range with the introduction of the 315 model. The design is suitable for many different types of cruising, including extended passage making in all weathers or slower-speed river and estuary exploration. On-board life is focused on comfort and space for long-term living aboard. The Invicta 315 walk-around deck design […]

New Beneteau Initiatives

Beneteau have announced the launch of ‘Project E’, comprising two luxurious yachts designed for ocean cruising. These two craft are the result of Beneteau’s collaboration with Massimo Gino (Nauta Design) and Amedeo Migali (MICAD) and capitalise on the success of the Swift Trawler range of practical, spacious boats. The first model is 18.95m long, has […]

Zhik Introduce Super-lightweight Deck Shoes

The new Fuze sneaker-style deck shoes from Zhik are tough, sporty, ultra-lightweight and flexible, with priority given to providing extremely secure foot support. Fuze shoes epitomise Zhik’s #MadeForWater slogan and are designed to be used on or in the water as well as on land. The strong, perforated-mesh upper fabric allows breathability and quick drainage […]

Pirelli by Tecnorib to Launch 42 at boot 2020

Italian RIB manufacturers Pirelli by Tecnorib will present the brand-new Pirelli 42 designed by the Swedish studio Mannerfelt Design Team at boot Düsseldorf this January. The new 12.5m walk-around-styled craft features a sun deck at the bow and aft, a seating area with an outdoor table and a space deck with a convertible dinette and […]

INDUSTRY NEWS

New Distributor Named for OXE and Moteurs Baudouin

UK Docks Mashfords are the new distributor for Moteurs Baudouin and OXE Diesel outboards. They become the first official OXE dealer in the UK. UK Docks Mashfords’ David Hoskin said: ‘We are pleased to be working with Proteum Ltd and to become the authorised distributor for Moteurs Baudouin and OXE Diesel outboards. We are excited to offer […]

Largs Win Fourth Gold Anchor Award

Largs Yacht Haven have been awarded the industry’s top accreditation, the Five Gold Anchor award, for the fourth time in a row. Since their previous inspection, Largs have enjoyed major capital investment, including a new surfaced car park with a number plate recognition service for berth holders, new finger pontoons and an upgrade of all […]

SCAM ALERT

IMPORTANT INFORMATION : SCAM ATTEMPTWe have just received a note from an advertiser letting us know someone is attempting aTELEPHONE SCAM USING THE POWERBOAT & RIB NAME TO ATTEMPT TO GET BANK DETAILSThe scammer suggests they are from HSBC (may change bank reference to your bank) saying that there are multiple payments due to go […]

Silver Choose Suzuki Outboards

Suzuki have added Silver Boats to their roster of boat brands that fit their range of outboard motors. In the main, these boats are Alutech GRP inside with an aluminium hull; however, Silver have just launched a brand-new range, the Tiger Dz and Raptor Dz, which are both constructed completely from GRP. This has the benefit of […]

Princess Appoint New Dealership

Princess Motor Yacht Sales have announced the appointment of a new dealership in Puerto Pollensa, Mallorca. Russell Currie, a well-known and respected figure in the marine industry, has been awarded distribution rights for Princess Motor Yachts in the locations of Pollensa and Alcudia. Currie said: ‘I have watched closely the transformation of Princess, especially in […]

Grundéns Team up with SeaDek

Foul-weather gear producers Grundéns recently announced the expansion of their Deck-Boss footwear line-up with two new sandal models that …

EVENT NEWS

New Boat Show Coming to Queen Anne’s Battery

The new West Country Boat Show will be held at MDL Marinas’ Queen Anne’s Battery marina, Plymouth, over the weekend of 20th/21st June 2020. This regional show, supported by Plymouth City Council, has been set up in response to the growing demand for more intimate and locally focused shows, where people don’t need to travel so […]

boot Düsseldorf 2020 – A Huge Success

Great optimism in the community and enthusiastic exhibitors boot Düsseldorf has made a brilliant start to the new decade with a hugely successful event. Visitors were enthusiastic about the wide-ranging programme and the enormous selection of products and services provided by the more than 1,900 exhibitors in the 17 halls on the exhibition site. The […]

Premiere Of The Eagle 4 @ boot 2020

A path-leading concept for a 4m RIB The new classy BRIG Eagle 4 raises the bar to another level, setting a new standard for performance, design & functionality for all other compact RIBs to follow. The new-look Eagle Series design DNA is evident in the elegant angular lines throughout along with a stylish swept-back ski […]

Cast off for Boot 2020

Fascinated by gentle tides, huge waves and breathtaking underwater panoramas? Salt on the skin and the deep blue sea – boot 2020 makes water sport dreams come true! When the first boot of the forthcoming decade starts on 18. January with the sounding of the official bell – the acoustic signal that indicates watches in […]

BRIG Aim to Spread Euro Wings at boot 2020

BRIG are preparing to launch their largest new-look show presentation yet at boot Düsseldorf in January to showcase their range of premium sports leisure boats across the European marketplace. Boot Düsseldorf is regarded as one of the premier boat shows in the world, and its accessible location in NW Central Europe makes it the ideal […]

Invictus to Debut New Version of Model at boot 2020

Invictus Yacht are preparing for boot Düsseldorf (18‒26 January 2020) with a world debut aimed at highlighting the Italian shipyard’s ability to customise every model it produces. The GT 320 Atelier is a special version of one of the most iconic Invictus models, with the owner having requested an elegant and unusual combination of colours. […]

GENERAL NEWS

Lymington Boat Club Expands for 2020

Lymington Boat Club, launched from Lymington Yacht Haven in early 2019 and provides access to a fleet of boats for an annual fee, is expanding its fleet to offer even more availability and choice. Arriving in spring 2020, a brand new Axopar 28 T-Top with all new features will join the fleet, which already includes […]

RNLI Memorial Rings in New Decade

A bell-ringing ceremony, attended by approximately 200 RNLI staff members and volunteers, took place on Tuesday 21st January 2020 to celebrate the first RNLI lifeboat to host the names of thousands of loved ones.As per nautical tradition, the bell rang eight times to signal the ‘end of watch’ on a naval ship and the start […]

Cork to Sardinia with Safehaven Marine

Frank Kowalski, MD of Safehaven Marine, provides a first-hand account of a mighty 2,500nm journey from Cork in Ireland to Porto Cervo on Sardinia’s idyllic coast – a delivery voyage extraordinaire made in one of his own Safehaven XSV20s, a striking 23m all-weather vessel that has the power to court both wealthy superyacht owners and […]

Princess to Open Service Centre at Saxon Wharf

MDL Marinas have announced that Princess Motor Yacht Sales have signed a 10-year lease at Saxon Wharf on the River Itchen, Southampton, and are set to create a maintenance and retrofit centre for their customers.  Saxon Wharf already offers high-quality facilities for motor yachts and other large craft, and its position near to Southampton Water, as well as being within easy reach […]

HPiVS and CEproof Merge

EU notified body HPi Verification Services (HPiVS) and Recreational Craft Directive specialist CEproof Group have merged to become ‘HPi CEproof’ in order to enhance their compliance activities for the global marine leisure industry. Speaking of the benefits of the merger, Alasdair Reay, CEO of HPiVS, explained: ‘CEproof has quietly built a substantial array of software […]

EYOS Expeditions Lead Mission to Titanic

EYOS Expeditions have again led a successful expedition to the RMS Titanic, deploying the submersible Triton 36000/2 named Limiting Factor to conduct several dives to the wreck over a 10-day period. The Titanic, which sank on 14th/15th April 1912, lies in 3800 metres (12,500 feet) of water approximately 380 miles SE of St John’s, Newfoundland. […]

VIDEOS

RS launch electric RIB at boot 2020

RS are one of the leading sailboat manufacturers in the world. A company who have now turned their attention to the development and launch of an all electric RIB. Features include an innovative power and propulsion system inc. propeller, shock mitigation jockey seating, eco-sympathetic use of materials/construction, as well as a bespoke made electronic management […]

Lifecord electronic kill cord

Latest video from Lifecord showing the new device in use with Salcombe Powerboat School aboard their 7m Ribcraft. The new electronic kill cord device was reviewed in issue 146 of PBR [online here https://www.powerboatandrib.com/2018/04/18/lifecord/] and represents a welcome high-tech ‘upgrade’ to the traditional retractable cord option. https://www.cordsafe.co.uk   (542)