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Raymarine LightHouse 3.2 Update

For boaters and anglers using Raymarine Axiom units, the new LightHouse 3.2 operating software update provides numerous enhancements aimed at providing a more intuitive, seamless and fluid user experience. Installing the new update is simple via a wireless network or PC. For updating via a wireless network, users can connect their Axiom to their home […]

UK’s First Dry Stack Marina Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Get Your Hands on a £250 Fuel Voucher! Taking inspiration from the hugely popular dry stacking culture in America, Yacht Haven Quay in Plymouth become the UK’s first purpose-built dry stack marina when it opened in 2008. Their custom-made, indoor, state-of-the-art dry stacking facility led the way for other dry stacks to be built in […]

Walker Bay to Unveil New RIB

Walker Bay have unveiled their new Generation Light RIB (Generation LTE) at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in early November. The light weight and hull design mean this boat only requires 20hp to hop up onto the plane, so the price is more affordable. The boat is rated for a maximum of 30hp. Two versions […]

World Powerboat Championship Returning to London  

H2O Racing have confirmed that London will host a round of the 2018 UIM F1H2O World Powerboat Championship in June. The news marks a welcome return of Formula 1 powerboat racing to the country’s capital for the first time in 33 years, with the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of London to take place in the […]

Suzuki Marine Finance Initiative

Suzuki GB’s Marine Division have announced the launch of a new initiative, Suzuki Marine Finance, for customers in partnership with finance provider Omni Capital Retail Finance (Omni Capital). The new initiative is aimed at making it easier for new and existing customers to get out on the water, with competitive finance options available on Suzuki […]

Suzuki to Launch New Lightweight Outboard

Following the recent launch of their brand-new flagship outboard, the DF350A, which in September won Suzuki the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s 2017 IBEX Innovation Award for outboard motors at the International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition & Conference, the company has announced the introduction of their new lightweight and compact 4-stroke DF100B outboard. At just 157kg, the new […]

New SEA-DOO Platform Introduced

BRP have announced a new platform for select models in their 2018 SEA-DOO line-up of personal watercraft. The new platform is available on five new models across the SEA-DOO GTX Limited, RXT and WAKE PRO families. The new personal watercraft has a smart reconfigurable rear seat aimed at transforming the watercraft into an on-board living […]

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2017  

September’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2017 drew to a close amid reports of high attendance, record numbers of visitors on the water and strong sales, further strengthening its position as one of the top boat shows in the world. Many exhibitors recorded year-on-year increased sales and enquiry leads from the start, a testament that the […]

Quick MC² Gyro Stabilizer

After five years of development, Quick Nautical Equipment introduced their MC² Gyro Stabilizer, with its patented new design, at the beginning of the year at the 2017 London Boat Show. Unlike Gyro Stabilizer designs that have a horizontal spinning mass and require complex systems to allow the bow of the boat to rise and fall, […]

Port Solent Marina to Accommodate Bigger Boats

In a project representing a £480,000 investment, Premier Marinas are planning to revitalise Port Solent Marina’s infrastructure to allow the marina to accommodate bigger boats by the 2018 season. The project includes reconfiguring pontoons A–D and the plan is to provide berths that will make Port Solent into a marina that can host boats from […]