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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 […]

#keepboatingalive

Our mission is to bring you ‘salty relief’ during these challenging times. During hard times it is important for us all to focus on positive things for our own mental well-being, and reading about something we are passionate about is a great way to do that. Here at PBR, we hope we can provide you […]

Finnmaster P6

Alex Whittaker finds out whether the P6 is more than a Scandi commuter … Scandinavian boats, so the story goes, are designed for safe all-weather commuting around sub-Arctic archipelagos. They are also ideal for cruising to quirky wooden houses perched on remote islands for summer Scandi fun. The pilot house-styled Finnmaster P6 is such a […]

Navico and Brabus in Partnership

Navico have announced a strategic partnership with Brabus Marine, who have chosen Navico’s Simrad marine electronics brand for their new Brabus Shadow 900, which made its world premiere at the 2020 Düsseldorf Boat Show in January. The new Brabus Shadow 900 bridge incorporates four Simrad information display screens, dual 12in and dual 9in, which give […]

ZigBee Antenna

Glomex have debuted the world’s first GPS antenna using ZigBee technology. What makes this antenna so effective is that it connects wirelessly to a ZigBoat system. ZigBoat is a wireless boat-monitoring system that connects via the mobile network to your phone without a subscription or set-up fee. It uses various key sensors, the main ones […]

Extreme to the UK

A new name in the UK and European trailer boat industry will be making its presence felt as it expands its operation from its home market of New Zealand into Europe, commencing with the UK launch of its 745 Game King model, which will be unveiled at the Borrow A Boat Southampton International Boat Show […]

SeaStar Solutions’ XTREME Mechanical Steering

Before replacing the mechanical steering system on your boat, check out our blog article on ‘How to Choose the Right Steering System for You’. Click here to read now: http://blog.seastarsolutions.com/2018/01/31/how-to-choose-the-right-steering-system-for-you/ With 8 different systems on offer from SeaStar Solutions, it can get confusing, so our handy chart will help steer you in the right direction! […]

Humber’s Hybrid

Humber were one of the very first companies in the world to manufacture rigid inflatable boats and sell these craft into both the leisure and professional markets here in the UK. Their genesis was forged some 50 years ago and has inspired and influenced some of the most respected brands in the industry over this […]