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Mirka Introduce Antifouling System

Mirka UK are introducing a simple and easy-to-use dust-free system designed to make the removal of antifoul paint more efficient and environmentally friendly. The process combines Mirka’s latest Novastar sanding disc, in 80 grit, with a Mirka DEROS electric sander with an 8mm orbit connected to a suitable dust extractor. When removing copper antifouling, users […]

Winter Offers from MDL Marinas

MDL Marinas have announced a package of winter offers across their extensive marina network, including a range of berthing, dry stack, lifting and storage packages. Highlights include savings of up to 40% on winter scrubs and storage ashore at a number of boatyards. ‘It’s very important to keep your boat well maintained, especially during the winter season […]

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 […]

Berthon Appointed Gemini Dealer

Gemini Marine have announced their appointment of Berthon as sole UK and Ireland dealer for their range of military, rescue, commercial and leisure RIBs. As one of the UK’s most established marine sales and service brands, Berthon aim to give Gemini customers the highest-quality products and the most reliable after-sales care and in-service support. From their Lymington base, Berthon will […]

Crewsaver Unveil ErgoFit+

Crewsaver launched their new ErgoFit+ life jacket at this year’s METSTRADE show. The new life jacket will arrive in March 2019. The ErgoFit+ features a new halo hood system, inspired by product developments for the aviation market as well as the renowned search and rescue organisation Les Sauveteurs en Mer, and is designed to significantly enhance […]

New P1 race boat is taking shape

The upgrading of the P1 Panther powerboat, which is at the heart of the P1 SuperStock one-design race series, is gathering momentum, with plans being finalised for the rigorous testing programme that will take place at the Mercury Racing lake facility in Central Florida and on the challenging waters of the Atlantic. Following the fitting […]

Volvo Penta Launch Control and Display System

Volvo Penta have unveiled a new water sports control and display system for wakesurfing, wakeboarding and waterskiing enthusiasts. The new system gives boatbuilders a turnkey Volvo Penta water sports package that’s fully integrated with the Forward Drive, Electronic Vessel Control (EVC) and Glass Cockpit systems. ‘Wakesurfing is one of the fastest-growing trends in today’s boating […]

SIDERISE Launch Noise-reducing SilentWave

SIDERISE have unveiled a new easy-to-install, moisture-resistant and non-flammable acoustic treatment for marine engine rooms known as SilentWave RCD, which is designed to reduce noise by up to four times for recreational craft of less than 34m. Graham Laws, Business Development Officer for SIDERISE, commented: ‘Modern motor yachts are built for performance, but power does […]

Ocean Signal Devices Won at SBS

Two lucky winners left the Southampton Boat Show with new Ocean Signal devices after success in the RNLI’s ‘Crack the Code Safe’ giveaway. Ocean Signal supported the RNLI at this year’s show with the donation of two of their lifesaving products – the rescueME MOB1 man overboard device and the rescueME EPIRB1 emergency position-indicating radio […]

Suzuki Launch New Outboards and MFD

Suzuki have announced the launch of their new DF175A and DF150A outboards. Featuring a 2.9L in-line four-cylinder DOHC engine, these models also use a high 10.2:1 compression ratio, which provides enhanced low-end torque and generates rapid acceleration. To maximise performance, the new DF175A and DF150A engines are equipped with a semi-direct air intake system to […]

Simrad Launch Active Imaging Sonar

Navico have announced the introduction of the new Simrad Active Imaging Sonar – advanced new scanning-sonar technology that provides extremely detailed, high-resolution imaging without sacrificing range. Replacing the Simrad TotalScan transducers currently available with GO series displays, Active Imaging aims to redefine what an angler can expect from sonar. Active Imaging Sonar provides clear views […]

Seven Marine Achieve CE Certification

Outboard engine manufacturers Seven Marine have gained CE Mark certification for their flagship 627hp model, thereby enabling the American company to begin selling their top-of-the-range product in Europe. ‘This is a strong step forward for us in the European market,’ says Brian Davis, vice-president of Seven Marine. ‘Since we first exhibited our outboards in Europe […]

Reeds Nautical Almanac 2019

Reeds Nautical Almanac – along with Reeds iPad Almanac and Reeds Digital Almanac for Mac and PC – provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands and the entire European coastline. The 2019 edition continues the Almanac’s tradition of year-on-year improvement and meticulous presentation of all […]

Raymarine Launch ClearCruise AR

FLIR Systems, Inc. have announced the introduction of the Raymarine navigation technology ClearCruise AR (augmented reality), which brings enhanced on-water awareness to Raymarine’s family of Axiom multifunction displays. With ClearCruise AR, Raymarine Axiom users can make smarter decisions with physical navigation objects overlaid directly on Axiom’s high-definition (HD) video display. FLIR have also announced a new video […]

Ocean Village Redesign Complete

The comprehensive redesign of MDL Marinas’ Ocean Village has been completed and now offers enhanced access into Southampton. The new design includes new pontoons linked to a £50m luxury spa hotel complex, and a floating dock office to welcome guests from around the world. Adrien Burnand, MDL’s head of marketing, said: ‘We’re delighted with the […]