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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 […]

Black Friday – Amazing deal from Powerboat & RIB

On Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November 2018, we are giving away a massive 50% on all brand new annual subscriptions to the printed magazine, Powerboat & RIB. If you haven’t subscribed before, we are convinced that you will love receiving Britains Best Powerboating Magazine through your letterbox every 7 weeks for the […]

Speed King

With world-class partners, anything is possible. To drive the boat at Coniston and to smash a world record was both a fantastic personal and team achievement. Speed King Peter Dredge has won two world and three European championships and has broken 21 world speed and endurance records, 15 of which still stand. In this exclusive […]

Premier Marinas’ popular ‘Park and Ride’ to SBS18

Tickets are now on sale for Premier Marinas’ popular ‘Park and Ride’ service to the Southampton Boat Show (14th – 23rd September 2018). Valid for any show day, customers can park their car at Premier’s Swanwick Marina all-day and travel in comfort to the show for just £14 per person or £32 a family ticket*, […]

RYA to cease as UK national authority for powerboat racing

The RYA has today written to the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM), the international federation for Powerboat Racing, to inform them that it will no longer act as national authority for powerboat racing in the UK with effect from 01 January 2019. This decision has been taken by the RYA’s Board, following a review of the […]

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 […]

Lifecord electronic kill cord

Latest video from Lifecord showing the new device in use with Salcombe Powerboat School aboard their 7m Ribcraft. The new electronic kill cord device was reviewed in issue 146 of PBR [online here https://www.powerboatandrib.com/2018/04/18/lifecord/] and represents a welcome high-tech ‘upgrade’ to the traditional retractable cord option. https://www.cordsafe.co.uk   (316)

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 […]

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 […]

Evinrude offer a 10 year warranty

From 1st March until 30th June, BRP and their Evinrude brand are offering a 10-year factory warranty to any new customer. This limited promotion will cover all E-Tec engines and is valid for all residents of the European Union for engines sold by Evinrude dealers located in France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, Ireland, […]
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