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Action Man of the Cape

It takes many hours at sea in varied sea states and conditions to fully understand one’s craft, its capabilities and its handling qualities. I believe strongly in spending as much time as possible exploring every aspect of the craft’s performance abilities. Never be too bold and overconfident with regard to your craft’s capabilities and operating […]

Yanmar 4LV Engine Range Now Available With ZT370 Sterndrive

Plymouth – a host of marine facilities

Alex Whittaker takes us on a guided tour of Plymouth’s historic Sound and the many amenities here that make this boating location a true gem by anyone’s standards … Famous Plymouth, with its long maritime history, is situated at the confluence of the rivers Plym, Lynher and Tamar, and lies on the majestic Plymouth Sound, […]

Yanmar 4LV Engine Range Now Available With ZT370 Sterndrive

Paragon 31

It drives like the perfectly balanced sports boat that it is.  Its steering is superbly responsive, providing incredible angles of heel in the turns …  In typical Scandinavian style, the Paragon 31 is hugely practical both inside and out. Paragon 31 Greg Copp savours the virtues of this particular Scandinavian Paragon …   Making its […]

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Targa 27.2

Buy it, keep it for a generation or two, and rest assured that it will take a very long time before the compact pilot house market comes up with anything substantially better than this.  Targa have taken their time-honoured formula, played with the proportions and the layouts, and brought it within touching distance of perfection. […]

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Sasga Menorquín 68 FB

… the saloon space has been maximised and is dominated by tall, elegant windows for all-round visibility and plenty of natural light. The construction of the hull is vacuum-infused GRP resin to make it stronger and lighter.  Sasga Menorquín 68 FB Menorcan boatbuilders Sasga Yachts have just launched a new flagship, the Menorquín 68 FB, […]

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Agapi 950

Without a shadow of a doubt, the devil is in the detail with this boat.  The Agapi 950 is a very exciting and easy boat to drive fast … You get the impression that no stone has been left unturned, and no space wasted, especially below deck. It is exceedingly well designed, inside and out, […]

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Fusion Launch Apple AirPlay and Updated App

Fusion Launch Apple AirPlay and Updated App Fusion have announced the addition of Apple AirPlay functionality to the new Apollo Series marine audio entertainment systems. Offering the industry’s first Apple iOS Wi-Fi streaming, the new feature is available with a free software update. Compatible with all current Apple iOS devices, AirPlay is easy to use and […]

Mercury Marine Now Offer Joystick Control for their 200hp – 225hp V6 Engines

Brig Eagle 6m

I would say the new Eagle 6 is the product of a practical and aesthetically pleasing approach to boat design. The construction quality, fixtures and individual fittings are all of the highest standard … … from a driving perspective, she’s a real little winner.   A most likable RIB and one that will continue the […]

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SEAir Foiling RIB

Increased fuel efficiency is theoretically one of the great promises that hydrofoiling holds, and one of SEAir’s more significant claims. In rougher conditions, although the hull would stay more immersed, the notion is that the foils provide a damping mechanism and produce a smoother ride.  Once up and foiling, the floating sensation is divine.  SEAir […]

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Monte Carlo 5S

The full-beam palatial owner’s cabin lacks for little in terms of space, comfort and storage.  In short, engine access rarely gets any better than this.  Fully decked out, the flydeck is a great place to chill out. Like their Beneteau brethren, Monte Carlo Yachts have not put safety and practicality at the bottom of the […]

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SHOCK-WBV Under-Seat Suspension Units

SHOCK-WBV Under-Seat Suspension Units SHOCK-WBV showcased their new ranges of shock mitigating products at Seawork, with a particular focus on their C-series under-seat suspension unit designed for either new or retro-fitting to commercial and large leisure boats. There are three iterations, each coming with the choice of three shock absorber options. The C-series is specifically […]

Mercury Marine Now Offer Joystick Control for their 200hp – 225hp V6 Engines

Ancasta to Launch Beneteau Swift Trawler 47

Ancasta to Launch Beneteau Swift Trawler 47 Ancasta will be hosting the world launch of the Beneteau Swift Trawler 47 at the TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. The show also sees the UK debut of the Beneteau Gran Turismo 50 Sportfly.   Ancasta, who were recently awarded the title of Prestige Luxury Motor Yachts Dealer of […]

Mercury Marine Now Offer Joystick Control for their 200hp – 225hp V6 Engines

Parker 750 DC

 The most noticeable aspect of the Parker 750 DC is her build quality, which is still evident behind the scenes. The designers have managed to pack in plenty of features without burdening the boat with more than it realistically needs. Running up to her top speed just shy of 40 knots was a bit of […]

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Atlantis Introduce Entry-Level Model

Atlantis Introduce Entry-Level Model Atlantis Marine, who have been producing the Atlantis range of 16 to 26 ft offshore boats in Guernsey for over 20 years, have announced the addition of a new entry-level model, the Atlantis 16 cc.   The new model follows the same design profile as the other models, which are based […]

Mercury Marine Now Offer Joystick Control for their 200hp – 225hp V6 Engines

New Whale-Watching Boat Delivered

New Whale-Watching Boat Delivered   Inventech Marine Solutions and Life Proof Boats have announced the delivery of a 40ft sub-T coastguard-inspected twin inboard diesel water jet whale-watching boat to US company Western Prince Cruises. The vessel has been approved for commercial coastwise service to carry 26 passengers and two crew, and is propelled by a […]

Mercury Marine Now Offer Joystick Control for their 200hp – 225hp V6 Engines