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Galápagos Landing

… they move slowly and basically spend their days eating, sleeping, taking mud baths and having sex when the mood takes them.  There is something prehistoric about these dragon-like creatures and they are fascinating to watch. The wildlife encounters were overwhelming. These animals have no fear of humans and do not race off when people […]

Plymouth business enters the sharing economy to make boating more accessible

F1H20 Grand Prix of London

The British leg of the flagship series of single-seater inshore circuit Formula 1 powerboat racing – the UIM F1H2O World Championship Grand Prix of London – will be held at East London’s historic Royal Victoria Dock, for the first time since 1985, on 15th–17th June 2018. Spectators will be able to watch 20 lightweight powerboats […]

Plymouth business enters the sharing economy to make boating more accessible

Quicksilver Activ 855 Weekend

The Quicksilver Activ 855 is a well-made boat, whose finish, particularly the joinery, does not smack of compromise. It has achieved a good blend of living accommodation and practicality, which is all too important in this size and type of boat. It has a range of extras, some of which arguably should be included in […]

Plymouth business enters the sharing economy to make boating more accessible

Cruising Jersey’s Famous Reefs

The sandy areas temporarily revealed by the retreating tide are spectacularly pretty, and provide uncrowded and sheltered areas for swimming, snorkelling and paddleboarding. The chance of having one’s own private desert island on a hot and sunny afternoon explains the huge allure of the two reefs … Even visiting these reefs as often as I […]

Plymouth business enters the sharing economy to make boating more accessible

New Products from Yanmar

New Products from Yanmar 3JH40 Engine Introduced this year, the Yanmar 3JH40 diesel engine is the smallest common-rail diesel engine to date. With an output of 40hp, the compact and ultra-quiet 3JH40 enables smaller-boat owners and commercial-vessel operators to benefit for the first time from the efficiency and performance advantages of electronically managed common-rail fuel […]

Plymouth business enters the sharing economy to make boating more accessible

Garmin Introduce New GPSMAP

Garmin Introduce New GPSMAP 1222/1222xsv Touch/Chartplotter Combo Units Garmin have launched two more interesting additions to their seemingly ever-expanding range of electronics. The 12in GPSMAP 1222 and GPSMAP 1222xsv touch screen chartplotters are big in size, but small in price. They feature built-in wireless connectivity for Garmin’s new ActiveCaptain app and VIRB action camera integration. […]

Plymouth business enters the sharing economy to make boating more accessible

London Boat Show 2019 Cancelled

British Marine, which organises and owns the London Boat Show, has announced that the 2019 Show, due to run at ExCeL London from 9-13January 2019, will not take place. This decision was made after independent research by exhibition experts, Zing Insights, showed there was insufficient support from a large proportion of the marine industry to […]

Plymouth business enters the sharing economy to make boating more accessible

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