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