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Click & Boat Acquire Nautal

Boat rental company Click&Boat have acquired Nautal, their main European competitor. With the acquisition of the Spanish firm, Click&Boat have reinforced their international leadership, especially in the UK, with more than 360 boats being listed for rental in the UK by Nautal. The move will also see Click&Boat responsible for new, popular areas for boat […]

Premier Offer Winter Berthing Savings

Premier Marinas are offering boat owners savings on secure winter berthing at eight (Eastbourne, Brighton, Chichester, Southsea, Gosport, Port Solent, Swanwick and Falmouth) of the group’s nine south coast marinas, including a choice of two special winter berthing offers and seasonal boatyard discounts. Berthing prices start from £189 per month for boats up to 8m, […]

Leadership Changes at Gemini Marine

Gemini have announced that a management buy-out is in the final stages of being concluded. Gerhard Neethling, the current global sales and marketing manager, and Juan Oberholzer, Gemini’s current general manager, will be taking over the reins, with the former assuming the position of CEO and the latter becoming the company COO.  Gerhard Neethling has […]

Boats.co.uk Announced as Kawasaki Distributor

Boats.co.uk have announced an agreement with Kawasaki to become the exclusive UK distributor of their new personal watercraft (PWC) range. After a six-year absence from the UK market, the appointment follows Kawasaki’s plans to reinforce their position at the centre of the recreational and extreme personal watercraft scene. As UK distributor, Boats.co.uk, trading under the […]

SeaDek and Chaparral Ink Logo Usage Deal

Building upon a partnership that spans more than a decade, SeaDek Marine Products and Chaparral Boats have finalised an agreement making the official Chaparral logos available on custom aftermarket SeaDek kits. While SeaDek non-skid products have come factory installed on many new Chaparral models for years, owners of late-model Chaparrals or those looking to add additional SeaDek flooring to […]

Simrad Support Open Arms Project

Simrad have announced a collaboration with the NGO Open Arms, a project dedicated to the surveillance and rescue of people in need of assistance in the Aegean and central Mediterranean. In order to support Open Arms in developing their work at sea, Simrad have recently equipped their sailing boat Astral with the Halo24 pulse compression […]

Axopar 37 XC Joins RIB Shack Fleet

Following on from the successful launch of the Axopar 28 Cabin last year, RIB Shack Marine are now planning to bring their first Axopar 37 XC Cross Cabin into their shared boat ownership scheme in January 2021. With five Axopar 28s already in the fleet, ‘it is now time to go up another level,’ said […]

XOCEAN Use Torqeedo Propulsion Systems

XOCEAN are aiming to transform the way subsea data is collected. The company provides turnkey underwater data acquisition services with its growing fleet of unmanned surface vessels (USVs), which deliver a combination of safety, versatility, efficiency and productivity. And thanks to Torqeedo’s electric propulsion systems, they are also nearly 100% emission-free. XOCEAN’s XO-450 USV is […]

VIDEOS

Ring Ranger 25 Video Test

Greg Copp tests the ALL NEW Ranger 25 by Ring Powercraft. This 400HP Powerboat is designed from years of motorsport pedigree. Read the full article in issue 160 of Powerboat & RIB Magazine or online here https://www.powerboatandrib.com/2020/05/12/ring-ranger-25/

Special PBRTV Live Session – Interview with Jan-Erik Viitala of Axopar

We are excited to bring you a special PBRTV Live Session; interviewing live Jan-Erik Viitala; Founding Partner and Creative & Innovations Director of Axopar Boats / BRABUS Marine You don’t want to miss this Live Session. We chat about the birth of the company, Jan-Erik’s background, their different approach to the marine market, how they use the latest […]

Introduction to PBRTV YouTube Channel

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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