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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.

Zodiac Medline 6.8

Join the PBR team along with Ben Allen of EP Barrus to give you an insight into the latest RIB from Zodiac. The Medline 6.8 was on display at Southampton Boat Show and we got the opportunity to walkthrough this boat, making its UK debut at the show.

Tour of Southampton Boat Show 2021

PBRTV gives a tour of some of the key craft on display at Southampton International Boat Show. Join us as Powerboat & RIB Magazine take a look at the latest boats on display at this years 2021 boat show.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Selva First for UKCA Certification

Italian manufacturers Selva Marine have announced that all the outboard motors in their range are now certified under the UK Recreational Craft & Personal Watercraft Regulation SI 2017 No. 737, and, as such, are UKCA marked. Following the UK’s departure from the EU, new legislation for outboard motors requires all imported products to be accredited […]

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 […]

Humber Black and Blue

Humber RIBs have long been respected for their seakeeping attributes in the demanding conditions found around the coasts of northern Europe. Their reputation has resulted in their craft being the boat of choice for a host of offshore adventurers, divers and commercial operators over the last 50 years. However, the attributes of the Humber RIB […]

The Green Tech Boat Show – Review

HMS reviews the Green Tech Boat Show, held last month at MDL’s Queen Anne’s Battery marina complex in Plymouth – an event whose ideals and aims become ever more relevant and pressing as the UK and the world at large press on toward a time when ‘green’ maritime solutions will be the only option legislation […]

Which boat should I buy?

Alex Whittaker examines some key decisions we must make when choosing a new boat to buy.

An Equitable Marriage

HMS discusses the benefits of trailer ownership, reviews the Vanclaes Excelleron GYRO 3500 – 13” – 950 3-axle boat trailer and explains its relationship with PBR’s Axopar Cabin 28, including trailer towing laws and how we tow the Axopar 28. Each individual vehicle, boat and trailer combination will be different, along with driving licences held. […]

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 […]

Baltic Lifejackets Collaborate with Bamse

Baltic Lifejackets Sweden have announced the launch of a new special-edition children’s life jacket ‒ Bamse! The popular Baltic life jacket, the Skipper, is now available featuring the Swedish cartoon character Bamse and his friends on their adventures on board their sailing boat Ida. The life jacket is fully certified and meets all the requirements […]

Grandezza 34 OC

Greg Copp reports on this spacious middleweight cruiser built in the Baltic and designed for all climates … Grandezza are one of the best-kept secrets in the boating world. If you know nothing of this brand, you may not unreasonably think that Grandezza hail from the Mediterranean, especially as their craft are designed around good […]

New RIB Club Unveiled

Members-only boat club the British Boat Club has unveiled its new RIB Club, which complements the British Boat Club’s motor boating and leisure fishing membership packages, providing a choice of RIBs located across a number of prestigious south coast bases without the hassle associated with boat ownership. The British Boat Club’s RIBs are coded to MCA Class […]

Round Britain – A voyage for you?

Our editor draws upon his many years of experience as a long-distance adventurer and discusses the compelling attractions of circumnavigating Britain’s unique and varied coastline. Besides revealing his number one coastal top choice, he provides essential tips and insight and explains why this lifetime adventure could be within your reach too … Read this extensive […]

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 […]

Evo Yachts Launch V8 Flagship

Recently launched, the Evo V8 is the new flagship of the Evo Yachts fleet, the brand owned by the Mercuri brothers’ Blu Emme Yachts. The owner and the Evo Yachts team watched the traditional launch ceremony from the dock at the Torre Annunziata marina near Naples, celebrating the outcome of months of careful planning and […]