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LATEST NEWS

Premier Agapi Boat Club Expanding

The Premier Agapi Boat Club is expanding due to continued development at its flagship club at Swanwick Marina and will bring the concept to both Chichester and Noss on Dart Marinas in 2022. Premier Marinas anticipate that both new locations will be fully operational before the start of the season. At Chichester, members can expect […]

Barrus Introduce Boat Rigging and UTV Assembly Centre

Barrus have expanded their engineering and production facilities with the introduction of a brand-new boat rigging and UTV assembly centre. Located at the company’s head office in Bicester, Oxfordshire, Barrus are offering their authorised marine dealers a rigging service for Zodiac and Bombard boats, installing and configuring Mariner and Mercury outboard engines and equipment. Barrus’s […]

savvy navvy Launch Industry-leading Departure Schedule Feature for Boaters

Marine technology company savvy navvy has released a new innovative departure scheduling feature as one of the first on the market, enabling boaters to see at a glance the best time to depart based on your route, wind and tidal conditions. The latest feature from UK-based savvy navvy, means its 190,000 global users of their […]

Bilgeaway Wins Water Pollution Award

Bilgeaway has won the British Safety Industry Federation’s Water Pollution Award for its environmentally friendly bilge discharge filter. Launched in January 2019, Bilgeaway traps contaminants before they’re discharged overboard by automatic bilge pumps, rendering the filter’s contents non-reactive so they can be safely disposed of, instead of going to landfill. The British Safety Industry Federation […]

Premier Expand Portfolio

Premier Marinas have completed the purchase, for an undisclosed sum, of Universal Marina. Set in tranquil surroundings on the east bank of the River Hamble, close to Premier’s Swanwick Marina, Universal Marina provides 240 walk-ashore marina pontoon berths, a 130-boat dry stack facility and a full-service boatyard, including a 75-tonne travel hoist. The site is […]

Chase Boats to be Hydrogen Powered

Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) have committed to developing hydrogen-powered chase boats for the 37th America’s Cup. The team have been working with AFCryo, a Christchurch-based company specialised in the design, development and manufacture of composite cryostats for the cryogenic and superconducting industries. Currently, ETNZ designers are working on a prototype hydrogen-powered foiling chase boat, […]

Tuition

Starting Out Boating

RYA’s powerboat trainer Paul Glatzel gives valuable advice on buying your first boat and getting on the water safely … Getting Started in Boating Getting started in boating is something you remember for ever, whether it’s being dragged along behind a ski boat on holiday, cruising along the Norfolk Broads or chipping in to buy […]

Online Courses

Paul Glatzel explains ways that you can get a ‘boating fix’ sorted all from the comfort of your sofa …  To find out more about online training go to Powerboat Training UK https://www.powerboat-training-uk.co.uk/course_type/online/

Want to get more from your boating?

Exploring harbours we haven’t been to before, or even finding a new anchorage in your favourite harbour, can be one of the best things to do when afloat ‒ relaxing and challenging in equal measure. With this in mind, Paul Glatzel discusses the importance of understanding buoyage … Read the article by clicking the viewer […]

Mooring in Wind & Tide

Powerboat & RIB Magazine and Powerboat Training UK join forces to introduce to you our Academy; a series of video’s to help you learn boating skills; helping to develop your skills further and have fun on the water safely. In this episode, we look at Springing Off, a technique used when facing a difficult mooring, […]

Your Guide to the Top 3 Knots!

Powerboat & RIB Magazine and Powerboat Training UK join forces to introduce to you our Academy; a series of video’s to help you learn boating skills; helping to develop your skills further and have fun on the water safely.

TESTS & REVIEWS

Nord Star 28+

Join Greg as he tests the new 2021 Nord Star 28+ available through MCC Marine at £225,000 + VAT with a Volvo Penta D6 380. In this video we do a walkthrough tour of the new boat plus get behind the wheel to try out the new boat and put it through its paces. Description […]

Salpa Sun Six

Compact and capable, this keenly priced 6m boat will appeal to a wide audience, according to Greg Copp. It is often said that the best fun afloat is in a small boat. This concept is not lost on this Italian company, which has a track record of building sturdy, functional, compact craft that are also […]

Sargo 28

Greg Copp puts the new Sargo 28 through its paces, testing the all new vessel following the Southampton Boat Show. Join PBR as we walkthrough the 28 and showcase how many features this compact cruiser has in store! We then put the hammer down and head out into the Solent to see how she handles.

SUNSEEKER 38 Hawk – Video Tour

We check out the latest Sunseeker 38 Hawk, designed by Sunseeker and Fabio Buzzi Design, powered by twin Mercury Racing L6 Verado outboards. This 800HP Superboat of the sea’s offers great comfort, luxury and performance in a £613,000 package. If you are looking for the ultimate powerboat / yacht tender then this could be the […]

Range Rover SVR-VS-600HP Cobra RIB

In this video, Tom dreams up his dream car / boat pairing. Two British pedigree brands; The Range Rover SVR and the Cobra Nautique 600HP RIB. So over the year, we have reviewed some lovely boats and with the influx of new boaters it got me thinking, if you wanted to buy the ultimate performance […]

Paragon 31 Flybridge

Greg Copp considers the reborn 31 Flybridge from Paragon Yachts ‒ an exclusive boat that beckons to be driven hard in big seas … The question you may be asking is why we are featuring a boat that first hit the water 12 years ago. Two reasons: firstly, it has been reborn in a revised […]

VIDEOS

Nord Star 28+

Join Greg as he tests the new 2021 Nord Star 28+ available through MCC Marine at £225,000 + VAT with a Volvo Penta D6 380. In this video we do a walkthrough tour of the new boat plus get behind the wheel to try out the new boat and put it through its paces. Description […]

Ribcraft 6.4 Pro

Join PBR’s Editor Hugo Montgomery-Swan as he gives you a quick walkthrough of the latest RIB from RIBCRAFT; The Yeovil based boat builder who’s pedigree is built upon offshore go anywhere RIB’s. This boat is the latest 6.4 PRO and is powered by a DF 175 Lean Burn Suzuki outboard. It also features Scanstrut Rokk […]

Sargo 28

Powerboat and RIBs Greg Copp puts the new Sargo 28 through its paces, testing the all new vessel following the Southampton Boat Show. Join PBR as we walkthrough the 28 and showcase how many features this compact cruiser has in store! We then put the hammer down and head out into the Solent to see […]

Saxdor 320 GTC

Tom gives a walkthrough of the new Saxdor 320 GTC on display at Southampton Boat Show. On display with Idealboat.com and powered by twin Mercury 225 V6 Engines, for sale at £142,915 but prices start from £120,000.

Sargo 28

Greg Copp puts the new Sargo 28 through its paces, testing the all new vessel following the Southampton Boat Show. Join PBR as we walkthrough the 28 and showcase how many features this compact cruiser has in store! We then put the hammer down and head out into the Solent to see how she handles.

Smartfish 25 | Suzuki DF300

What’s the best fishing boat? Well in contention could be this awesome 25ft boat. PBR meets Will Parkinson of Smart Fishing UK, who at Southampton International Boat Show, had on display their SmartFish 25, powered by a Suzuki 300 and kitted out with every extra you can think of. Join Will for a tour.

FEATURES

MDL Release Holiday ‘Green List’

MDL Marinas have produced a ‘Green List’ of holiday destinations designed to optimise staycation breaks this year. First on the list is Mercury Yacht Harbour and Holiday Park. Having recently welcomed a new floating marine lodge, it’s doubled its complement of these self-contained cabin berths, which are fully equipped for up to four guests, with […]

Close Encounters

PBR investigates the ever-present threat of collision with foreign objects at sea – a danger particularly associated with boating in the autumn and winter. The Road to Mandelieu Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Glenn Zelen. I work as Product and Marketing Manager at Sea Ray International (searay.com) and the story I wish […]

Antics in Antrim

Simon Everett muses over the scenic wonders to be found along Northern Ireland’s beautiful and dramatic Antrim coastline. Why is it such a favourite haunt of those who love their cruising? In this article, we seek to whet your appetite for a sea area and coastline that as yet you may not have tried …

Salcombe by Brig

Simon Everett spends a day afloat on the pretty waters around this gorgeous Westcountry harbour. Enjoy the scenery….

Med Havens – Porto Petro

Alex Whittaker trails his powerboat to a traditional Mallorcan port. Immerse yourself in his story of the adventure and float away in your imagination enjoying the wonderful imagery… Click the read now viewer below.

Voyage to the Big Apple

Sergio Davì is most certainly a man who loves a challenge. In this exclusive interview with PBR, this outstanding long-distance RIB expeditionary tells of his incredible 6,500-mile, record-breaking, ‘Ice RIB’ solo voyage from Palermo in Italy to New York City aboard a standard-production family-styled sports boat, a Suzuki twin-outboard-powered Nuova Jolly RIB. Tell us, Sergio, […]

Cork to Sardinia with Safehaven Marine

Frank Kowalski, MD of Safehaven Marine, provides a first-hand account of a mighty 2,500nm journey from Cork in Ireland to Porto Cervo on Sardinia’s idyllic coast – a delivery voyage extraordinaire made in one of his own Safehaven XSV20s, a striking 23m all-weather vessel that has the power to court both wealthy superyacht owners and […]

Cruise Your Way to Instructor Level

It’s about how you react to people and how you debrief – your natural ability to teach. I didn’t really enjoy college and I looked at teachers and thought, ‘I could never do that’, but now it’s all fallen into place and I love it. For some, teaching is in their blood; for others, it’s […]

This Boating Life – Boat Bonding

The truth is, a quick powerboat is very exhilarating on a fast coastal passage in winter. I adore being out in an open-cockpit boat in the hard weather.  I much prefer being on the water without the encumbrance of a pilot house, radar arch or hard top. Being a sad anorak, I find it really […]