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Mercury 225hp V6 v Mercury 200hp Verado – Fuel consumption test

It is never easy to quantify exactly how efficient a marine engine really is. Every boat is slightly different to its nearest competitor. Weather and tidal conditions are variables that cannot be ignored. Even the latest factory fuel flow meters, using pulse metering technology, are still only as accurate as the software within. Like for […]

Volvo Hybrid and Electric Power Trains 

Volvo Hybrid and Electric Power Trains 

Volvo plan to make self-docking a retrofit option. Complex software aside, the system itself is reassuringly straightforward. Volvo Hybrid and Electric Power Trains  Volvo have been building hybrid trucks for some time, so it was inevitable that they would eventually transfer their know-how into the marine world, as Dave Marsh reports …   Although all-electric […]

Mercury 225hp V6 v Mercury 200hp Verado – Fuel consumption test

RYA Advise Boaters to Get Alarmed

RYA Advise Boaters to Get Alarmed During the recent 2018 Boat Fire Safety Week, the RYA and firefighters across the country urged boaters to fit and test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. The heart of the message was that all crewmembers should understand the risks and follow the published advice from the Boat Safety Scheme.   Should fire […]

Mercury 225hp V6 v Mercury 200hp Verado – Fuel consumption test

Raymarine New Open-Array Radar & Garmin GC 100 Wireless Camera

Raymarine New Open-Array Radar Raymarine have just announced the launch of their two Magnum radar systems. These high-performance open-array radars feature ‘superior bird mode’ and ‘beam sharpening technology’. Magnum uses some of the radar technologies employed by the United States Coast Guard in their military-grade systems. In particular, it offers enhanced target tracking, tough reliable […]

Mercury 225hp V6 v Mercury 200hp Verado – Fuel consumption test

Plymouth business enters the sharing economy to make boating more accessible

A Plymouth business has come up with an innovative way for wannabe boaters to get on the water this summer, and enjoy the exclusive use of a new motorboat for less than £100 a day! Yacht Haven Quay, a Plymstock boatyard which is home to the UK’s largest ‘indoor marina’, has just launched a Boat […]

Mercury 225hp V6 v Mercury 200hp Verado – Fuel consumption test

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