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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 you step into the cockpit Jeanneau have traditionally built strong hulls, and the Offshore is […]

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 quality of its internal GRP mouldings and fittings Husky R8s The Husky R8s sets out […]

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 able to cut a path back to port The hull uttered not the slightest complaint […]

Grand Golden Line 850

Grand’s new flagship is the point at which the company’s most lavish internal facilities meet its most potent driving experience There’s a clarity to its internal design, a user-friendliness to its communal layout and a sophistication to its styling that make its price feel distinctly moderate Running through a following sea at pace with around […]

Glastron GS 259

It might be Glastron’s one and only cruiser but the GS 259 is an absolute beauty It’s no problem at all keeping the hull flat and fast, skipping across the crests and correcting any heel with a tweak on the tabs Our running attitude is so very good that those of us in the forward […]

Ranieri Voyager 21 S

With an excellent helming experience, plenty of storage, lashings of style and a high-quality fit-out, it’s a very satisfying plaything indeed.  The 21 S possesses enough classical Italian flavour to excite in a way few boats in its sector can match. Though modest in outright terms, the performance of the Ranieri, within its family-friendly 40-knot […]

LATEST NEWS

RYA Reminds Boaters to Get Alarmed

RYA Reminds Boaters to Get Alarmed The UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) recently published its report following an investigation into the fatal accident that occurred on board the motor cruiser Vasquez. Last November, the owner of the 7.75m motor cruiser fell unconscious after being overcome by carbon monoxide (CO) that had been emitted from his boat’s inboard petrol […]

Crewsaver Atacama Drysuits

Crewsaver Atacama Drysuits Crewsaver’s Atacama Pro and Atacama Sport drysuits use a three-layer breathable fabric, with comfort and style being the most important factors in their design. Both the Atacama Pro and the Atacama Sport feature articulated arms and legs for increased freedom of movement plus an unobtrusive front zip that allows for easy donning […]

Torquay Marina Honoured

Torquay Marina Honoured MDL Marinas have announced that Torquay Marina has been awarded the prestigious Five Gold Anchors by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA). The Gold Anchor Awards rate the service, quality and overall standards of a marina’s offering and they are deemed to be the highest award honour in the marine industry. The marina, […]

Fjord 42 to Debut at SBS

Fjord 42 to Debut at SBS Inspiration Motor Yachts will be hosting the UK debut of the new Fjord 42 Open at the Southampton Boat Show this year. The range of Fjord day/weekend cruisers already spans 36 to 48 ft and the 42 introduces new features to the middle of the range with its optional […]

Barrus Celebrate 100-year Anniversary

Barrus Celebrate 100-year Anniversary 2017 is a proud and momentous year for E.P. Barrus Ltd as the company celebrates its 100-year anniversary. Barrus entered the marine market during the 1920s and were pioneers of the concept that became known as the ‘package boat’ – a series of boats already fully equipped at a range of […]

TheYachtMarket.com and Powerboat & RIB Magazine Collaborate

TheYachtMarket.com and Powerboat & RIB Magazine Collaborate TheYachtMarket.com, the UK’s leading marine advertising portal supporting broker sales, and Title Sponsor of ‘TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show’, has selected Powerboat & RIB Magazine as its exclusive ‘publication of choice’. This means both within the Sponsor’s VIP Suite and on TheYachtMarket’s ‘Ocean View’ exhibition stand, Powerboat & RIB […]

OTHER ARTICLES

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 wet Electronic Evolution Greg Copp runs his expert eyes over the latest electronic offerings from […]

Humphree Stabiliser & Trim Systems

Having tried Humphree’s systems before, it came as no surprise that they worked as they’re supposed to Hats off to Humphree for producing something that displays genuinely innovative thinking The real stroke of genius is that at anchor the owner can opt to rotate the fins through 180 degrees Humphree Stabiliser & Trim Systems Recent […]

Simrad RS20

Simrad RS20 The latest radio from Simrad, the RS20, is a rugged Class D digital selective calling (DSC) marine VHF radio. Though not as well known as the likes of Icom when it comes to making radios for open boats, Simrad have been building tough electronics for years, and have a proven record for such […]

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 Greenland Adventure In an exclusive for PBR magazine, Peter Talbot discusses his three-week SIB adventure […]

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 North Stack is a real treat. The cliffs here in Gogarth Bay provide a magical […]

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 in my head, the more it became clear to me that my good friend Dr […]

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