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Honda Mid-Range Outboards Re-Engineered

Honda have re-engineered their BF40, BF50, BF80 and BF100 marine outboards, making them more efficient, durable and easy to maintain. They all benefit from Honda’s six-year domestic and two-year commercial warranty, and customers will be offered a free RYA Level 2 powerboat training course.  With an upgraded ECU, these new outboards have the latest in […]

Garmin Earn Top NMEA Honours

Garmin have been named Manufacturer of the Year for the third consecutive year at the 2017 NMEA Convention held in Bellevue, Washington – an honour given to the most recognised company in the marine electronics world for its support of products in the field, as voted on by members of the National Marine Electronics Association […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]