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Episode 2 – The Boating News Show

Welcome to The Boating News Show. Brought to you every week by Powerboat & RIB Magazine. Please like, share and subscribe to our PBRTV YouTube channel to be kept up to date with the latest videos. This episode, we look at the latest clothing technology from Helly Hansen! We have an amazing give away prize […]

Episode 1 – The Boating News Show

Powerboat & RIB Magazine is proud to announce an industry first! From Friday 25th September evening we launched “The Boating News Show” with Episode 1. The 30 minute weekly episode, aired on our YouTube channel and shared across our social platforms will give you a weekly dose off all things maritime news. This show will […]

Click & Boat Acquire Nautal

Boat rental company Click&Boat have acquired Nautal, their main European competitor. With the acquisition of the Spanish firm, Click&Boat have reinforced their international leadership, especially in the UK, with more than 360 boats being listed for rental in the UK by Nautal. The move will also see Click&Boat responsible for new, popular areas for boat […]

Premier Offer Winter Berthing Savings

Premier Marinas are offering boat owners savings on secure winter berthing at eight (Eastbourne, Brighton, Chichester, Southsea, Gosport, Port Solent, Swanwick and Falmouth) of the group’s nine south coast marinas, including a choice of two special winter berthing offers and seasonal boatyard discounts. Berthing prices start from £189 per month for boats up to 8m, […]

Leadership Changes at Gemini Marine

Gemini have announced that a management buy-out is in the final stages of being concluded. Gerhard Neethling, the current global sales and marketing manager, and Juan Oberholzer, Gemini’s current general manager, will be taking over the reins, with the former assuming the position of CEO and the latter becoming the company COO.  Gerhard Neethling has […]

Boats.co.uk Announced as Kawasaki Distributor

Boats.co.uk have announced an agreement with Kawasaki to become the exclusive UK distributor of their new personal watercraft (PWC) range. After a six-year absence from the UK market, the appointment follows Kawasaki’s plans to reinforce their position at the centre of the recreational and extreme personal watercraft scene. As UK distributor, Boats.co.uk, trading under the […]

SeaDek and Chaparral Ink Logo Usage Deal

Building upon a partnership that spans more than a decade, SeaDek Marine Products and Chaparral Boats have finalised an agreement making the official Chaparral logos available on custom aftermarket SeaDek kits. While SeaDek non-skid products have come factory installed on many new Chaparral models for years, owners of late-model Chaparrals or those looking to add additional SeaDek flooring to […]

Simrad Support Open Arms Project

Simrad have announced a collaboration with the NGO Open Arms, a project dedicated to the surveillance and rescue of people in need of assistance in the Aegean and central Mediterranean. In order to support Open Arms in developing their work at sea, Simrad have recently equipped their sailing boat Astral with the Halo24 pulse compression […]

Axopar 37 XC Joins RIB Shack Fleet

Following on from the successful launch of the Axopar 28 Cabin last year, RIB Shack Marine are now planning to bring their first Axopar 37 XC Cross Cabin into their shared boat ownership scheme in January 2021. With five Axopar 28s already in the fleet, ‘it is now time to go up another level,’ said […]

XOCEAN Use Torqeedo Propulsion Systems

XOCEAN are aiming to transform the way subsea data is collected. The company provides turnkey underwater data acquisition services with its growing fleet of unmanned surface vessels (USVs), which deliver a combination of safety, versatility, efficiency and productivity. And thanks to Torqeedo’s electric propulsion systems, they are also nearly 100% emission-free. XOCEAN’s XO-450 USV is […]

Ring Ranger 25 Video Test

Greg Copp tests the ALL NEW Ranger 25 by Ring Powercraft. This 400HP Powerboat is designed from years of motorsport pedigree. Read the full article in issue 160 of Powerboat & RIB Magazine or online here https://www.powerboatandrib.com/2020/05/12/ring-ranger-25/

Special PBRTV Live Session – Interview with Jan-Erik Viitala of Axopar

We are excited to bring you a special PBRTV Live Session; interviewing live Jan-Erik Viitala; Founding Partner and Creative & Innovations Director of Axopar Boats / BRABUS Marine You don’t want to miss this Live Session. We chat about the birth of the company, Jan-Erik’s background, their different approach to the marine market, how they use the latest […]

Boating is Back!

British Marine is delighted to confirm that, from today, all forms of watersports, including the use of privately-owned motorised craft, can go ahead. In guidance issued this morning (13 May 2020), Government have confirmed that; “All forms of water sports practiced on open waterways, including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, rowing, kayaking, surfing, paddle-boarding and the use […]

Ring Ranger 25

Greg Copp sets out to discover whether Ring’s reputation for producing high-quality offshore powerboats has been maintained with their latest offering, the Ranger 25 … If you have a taste for fast offshore boats, you will be familiar with the name Ring. Established by powerboat racer Mike Ring in 1968, Rings would soon be setting […]

Re-Watch our Livestream Originally 2pm 12th May

Watch our LIVESTREAM. Episode 2 – Interview with RYA Powerboat Instructor, Paul Gatzel of Powerboat Training UK. Today we are discussing BOAT SAFETY. Lifejackets, bouyancy aids, kill cords and various means of issuing distress including flares, EPIRBS, PLB, LED’s/laser flares, phone, VHF radio, DSC, RYA Safetrx app.  Watch the stream below or on our Facebook […]

Boating Restrictions Lifted in the Channel Islands.

Recreational boat owners (using any type of vessel, whether motorised or not) are now permitted to use their boats in local waters for recreational purposes as part of their two hours of exercise and recreation away from their homes, according to Guernsey Harbours. In a Local Notices to Mariners, the stipulated conditions include: The vessel […]

Sell your boat at Ancasta’s Virtual USED Boat Show

Join the 100+ owners already registered to show their boats at Ancasta’s Virtual Used Boat Show. For five days, from 21st May 2020 at ancasta.com, Ancasta is offering a unique opportunity for current owners to market their boats in this unique climate. “Our virtual used boat show is a fantastic opportunity for owners to sell their existing […]