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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 […]

Cap Camarat 75CC

If you are looking for an open-decked boat to participate in water sports, the Cap Camarat should certainly be on your shortlist. This boat can be driven hard and frenetically and it shrugs it off like a sports boat. Cap Camarat 75cc Simon Everett introduces us to this all-new Cap Camarat 7.5m centre console from […]

Island Hopping with the Williams Sportjet 520

With 200 horses obediently restraining themselves, we burble out of Salterns for a 6-knot potter towards our start line … … even without any direct control over trim, the 520 runs unerringly flat and fast, lifting high on the straight, carving hard in the turn … … it is plain that this boat is optimised […]

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 engine. Although rescuers came to his […]

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 and doffing. The […]

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, situated in the north-east […]

Four Winns HD 240

The HD 240 is a broadly talented boat that does not fit in the mould of the average bowrider. It has been carefully thought out with no space being wasted. In keeping with its function, it has the ability to seat the largest of families easily. Four Winns HD 240 The American-built Four Winns HD […]

Bayliner Ciera 8

Alex Smith tests the first of a new line in compact sports cruisers from the pioneer of affordable powerboats. Click the viewer above to read. (53)