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Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite dies aged 75

The marine industry was saddened at the recent loss of Robert Braithwaite CBE DL, the well-known founder of Sunseeker International. Robert had bravely fought both prostate and bowel cancer, but tragically, Alzheimer’s was described as the battle he finally lost on 7th March.  Over the course of some five decades, Robert Braithwaite became a famous […]

P1 and OPA in Offshore Racing Partnership

P1 and OPA in Offshore Racing Partnership

P1 and OPA in Offshore Racing Partnership Powerboat P1 is working with US powerboat racing promoter the Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA) to create the APBA/UIM Offshore World Championship Race Series in 2019. A key aim of the partnership will be to strengthen the future of offshore racing in the United States by providing an expanded, […]

Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite dies aged 75

RYA, Industry Representatives and HMRC Discuss Red Diesel Situation

RYA, Industry Representatives and HMRC Discuss Red Diesel Situation Following the ruling by the European Union Court of Justice against the UK’s use of red diesel by private pleasure craft, representatives from the boating community and boating industry – the Royal Yachting Association, British Marine, the Cruising Association and the Inland Waterways Association – met […]

Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite dies aged 75

Exposure Lights Launch New Searchlight

Exposure Lights Launch New Searchlight The Action 1-9 from Exposure Lights is a powerful 1000-lumen torch specifically designed to aid search and location operations. The high-powered LEDs are focused to a 9-degree beam through a collimating lens, which enables accurate control of the beam and field of view, and by keeping the beam very sharp […]

Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite dies aged 75

ACR Electronics Launch New Transponder

ACR Electronics Launch New Transponder The AISLink CB2 transponder from ACR Electronics, a new Class B device developed, in particular, with yachts, sailing boats, powerboats, and fishing and light commercial vessels in mind, is designed to enhance navigational safety for boat owners, increasing visibility and aiding collision avoidance in areas of high traffic. ACR Electronics […]

Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite dies aged 75

Dometic Unveil Retractable Galley

Dometic Unveil Retractable Galley Dometic are introducing a retractable galley that can function both inside and outside the cabin. The Dometic Slide Out Kitchen, originally designed for 4x4s on the road, is compact in design but durable and corrosion resistant. Inside the cabin, the kitchenette is an elegantly designed compact unit. Outside, it turns the […]

Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite dies aged 75

Allblack Racing Sets New Powerboat Record

Allblack Racing Sets New Powerboat Record The Allblack Racing team, in partnership with FPT Industrial, set another world record in the summer when the team completed the Cork–Fastnet–Cork race in just 2 hours, 6 minutes and 47 seconds (average speed 62.75mph [100.99km/h]. The new record has been ratified by the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM), while […]

Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite dies aged 75

Yanmar Complete 4LF Series Line-up

Yanmar Complete 4LF Series Line-up Yanmar Marine International have launched a full line-up of 4LV sterndrive marine diesel engine models to complete their 4LV series of common-rail (CR) engines. The new 150–250 mhp five-engine range combines with the Yanmar ZT370 sterndrive with a view to offering enhanced acceleration, fuel efficiency, quiet operation and low vibration […]

Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite dies aged 75

Cranchi Expand UK Presence with Tingdene

Cranchi Expand UK Presence with Tingdene This year (2018) has marked the return of the Italian brand Cantiere Nautico Cranchi to UK waters, and the first 12 months, working in partnership with Tingdene Boat Sales across 10 locations, has seen their presence significantly develop in the UK. Improvements made under Tingdene’s watch include a dedicated […]

Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite dies aged 75