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Mercury Powers World Record Attempt

Mercury Verado outboards will be powering SUNUS Ocean Racing’s (SOR) Spectre race boat in the teams attempt to break the world record for the fastest circumnavigation of the British Isles in the summer of 2017. Special guest, Ben Fogle, TV personality, writer and seasoned adventurer, will be joining the SOR team as expedition navigator in […]

RIB-X Explorer 760

… the 760 remains a laudably rapid, stylish and entertaining family boat with a spacious deck and a rare degree of Britishness in both design and construction.  … it is clear that the 760 has the potential to forge itself a key niche in this busy market sector.  Alex Smith heads for Hayling Island to […]

Orkney Pilot House 25 & 27

The Pilot House has been conceived and executed as a stately cruising boat for boaters who engage in activities … The ride in waves was comfortable thanks to the blend of vee hull to break her fall and solid seakeeping … The displacement aspects of the hull provide excellent stability and massive seakeeping capability. For […]

Southampton Sailing Week 24th to 29th May

The first ever Southampton Sailing Week, supported by MDL Marinas and Sunsail, takes place this May (24th to 29th). The inaugural event will showcase water sports of all types, from sailing and powerboating to paddleboarding and rowing, and will feature opportunities for both seasoned sailors and newcomers to get out on the water, as well […]

PBR Guest Invitation to London on Water 2017

Not long now until London on Water 2017. As special guests of Powerboat & RIB – grab your Special Guest Invitation here http://londononwater.com/pdf/LOW2017-SGI-PBR.pdf For free access to the marina pontoons and land exhibits. London on Water is Central London’s No.1 Summer Yachting & Boating Festival – Thursday 8th June – Sunday 11th June 2017 St Katharine […]

Arctic Greenland Adventure – text correction

We received our office copies of Issue 140 today in the office, and a super issue it is too. On receipt, we did find a frustrating production error on page 53 where the lead text to the Arctic Greenland Cruise has dropped behind the picture. So, please find here a link to the lead spread […]

Powerboat & RIB village at London on Water

POWERBOAT & RIB VILLAGE AT LONDON ON-WATER with POWERBOAT & RIB MAGAZINE London On-Water 2017, London’s No.1 Summer Yachting & Boating Festival, will once again feature a wonderful selection of Powerboats and RIBs to delight the many visitors from the City of London who come specifically to see these types of boats. This year, however, there […]

Selva 600 Evolution

The Selva 600 is a useful family RIB in a compact package that performs very adequately when married to the Selva XSR 100 … The stylish red and black livery looks superb on the water and sets what is otherwise a simple RIB apart. One excellent feature was the throttle position, actually inset into the […]

Wild Kat Adventure

With just a tarp and a sleeping bag each, and a soft inflatable dinghy, Simon Everett and his friend Paul Fennell set out on a three day wild camping adventure. You have to love the outdoors, really love it, to forgo any kind of luxury through choice. Both Paul and I are quite happy to […]

Cormate T27

There’s no doubting the class of this boat. As a platform for lunch, or indeed as an object of loveliness to admire in its own right, it’s first rate. The softness of the ride is also commendable, as are the aggression of the heel and the unfussed composure of the hull. This gentleman’s high-end plaything […]