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Music Matters

… if you’re feeling the pinch, you could go fully integral and add external amplifiers later.  Wi-Fi is currently better than Bluetooth because Bluetooth can have trouble streaming high-quality audio …  Fusion have leveraged the digital world to produce a system with impressive functionality and connectivity.  Whatever we played, it sounded terrific, even faced with […]

Yanmar 4LV Engine Range Now Available With ZT370 Sterndrive

Volvo Penta Set Electric Power Deadline

Volvo Penta Set Electric Power Deadline Volvo Penta have issued a clear statement of intent with the news that by 2021 they will provide electrified power solutions for both their land- and sea-based business segments. Underpinned by the success of hybrid and all-electric technology introduced by the Volvo Group, Volvo Penta’s electrified solutions will demonstrate […]

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

Mirka Introduce New Surface Abrasives

Mirka Introduce New Surface Abrasives Mirka are extending their range of paper-backed abrasives for GRP and other surfaces by introducing multi-hole discs in their Gold and Q Silver Ace ranges, designed to improve the discs’ performance by increasing their dust extraction capabilities.   The new multi-hole pattern reduces clogging of the abrasive surface, increases the […]

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

Fischer Panda Busy at Crick

Fischer Panda Busy at Crick Fischer Panda UK demonstrated their full system capabilities in supplying reliable, cost-effective electric drive solutions to their inland waterways customers at the Crick Boat Show in May.   Reflecting the increasing interest in alternatives to traditional petrol or diesel drive systems, the Fischer Panda stand was busy with visitors enquiring […]

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

Dyena Launch New ​Vessel/Crew Monitoring System

Dyena Launch New ​Vessel/Crew Monitoring System Since releasing their original device in 2012, Dyena have continued to advance their vessel monitoring systems, supplying government agencies including the Royal Navy and the US Navy, and commercial wind farm operators such as E.ON and RWE.   Dyena’s new OFFSHORE system provides an off-the-shelf solution for vessel and […]

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

Garmin Launch Enhanced Live Scanning Sonar

Garmin Launch Enhanced Live Scanning Sonar Garmin International have announced the launch of Panoptix LiveScope – a live scanning sonar that gives anglers higher resolution and easier-to-interpret images of structure, bait and fish swimming below and around the boat than before. Garmin’s Panoptix sonar technology delivered live sonar images in real time – forwards, backwards, […]

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

Garmin Introduce New Wireless Camera

Garmin Introduce New Wireless Camera  Garmin have announced the introduction of their new GC 100 marine camera, a wireless camera solution designed for mariners who want to keep an eye on areas inside or around their boat. Featuring a small, compact footprint with a discreet, weatherproof design, the GC 100 streams high-quality 720p HD video […]

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

Garmin Introduce New Communication Systems

Garmin Introduce New Communication Systems Garmin have announced two new additions with built-in GPS to their marine communication product line-up: the AIS 800 transceiver with Class B/SO and the VHF 315i marine radio with Class D digital selective calling. Both systems complement the latest Garmin GPSMAP. The 25W VHF 315i marine radio is easy to […]

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

Garmin Busy at LBS

Garmin Busy at LBS Garmin introduced a number of new products at this year’s London Boat Show, ranging from chartplotters and touch screen multifunction displays to solid-state pulse compression radars, transducers and dive computers.   Products included Garmin’s ActiveCaptain, a content management system with unlimited access to cartography, automatic delivery of the latest software and […]

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

Torqeedo and BMW Cooperate on New Drive System

Torqeedo and BMW Cooperate on New Drive System German sailor Boris Herrmann is planning to compete for the Yacht Club de Monaco in the Vendée Globe solo around-the-world race in the yacht Malizia, and BMW and Torqeedo will be supporting Team Malizia with lightweight construction and zero-emission drive technology.   BMW have a long history […]

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

New ‘Smart’ Kill Cord Supported by Insurer    

New ‘Smart’ Kill Cord Supported by Insurer     Lifecord, the new to market alarmed kill cord, has teamed up with leading UK direct boat insurer GJW Direct to offer both new and existing Lifecord owners a 10% insurance premium discount on all new policies.   Tragedies occurring through boat users forgetting to connect their kill cord […]

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

Stepping Out

Fortunately, all the complications involved in designing and building a great stepped-hull boat are the boatbuilder’s to solve, not yours.  Extra reinforcement is required to bridge the structural discontinuity across the steps, and stepped hulls are not as simple to laminate. At speed, driving through waves, stepped-hull boats invariably pitch and porpoise far less; their […]

Yanmar 4LV Engine Range Now Available With ZT370 Sterndrive

Garmin inReach Mini

Garmin inReach Mini Following the full-size inReach launched last year, Garmin have developed the inReach Mini. This compact satellite communicator offers two-way messaging and a 24/7 SOS function. Measuring 10cm x 5cm and weighing just 120g, the inReach Mini can easily be carried in your pocket. No need to be concerned about unreliable coverage – […]

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

Twin Disc EJS Variable Idle System

Twin Disc EJS Variable Idle System In following up their Express Joystick System (EJS) and Express Positioning, launched last year, Twin Disc have now introduced a new enhanced facility. Simultaneously controlling engine speed, transmission and bow thruster through a joystick, this electronic combination has been enhanced with a ‘Variable Idle Mode’. Engine idle is automatically […]

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Yanmar 3JH40 Wins Innovation Award

Yanmar 3JH40 Wins Innovation Award  The Yanmar 3JH40 common-rail inboard diesel engine has received the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award. Introduced this year as the marine industry’s smallest CR inboard diesel engine, the 3JH40 was named the winner of the ‘Inboard Engines’ category when the NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) […]

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

Yanmar Launch New Products at Miami

Yanmar Launch New Products at Miami Yanmar introduced a number of new engines to expand their digitally controlled 40 to 440 mhp line-up at this year’s Miami International Boat Show. The new 3JH40 is the world’s smallest CR inboard marine diesel engine, and with an output of 40mhp it is designed to enable a new […]

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

Torqeedo and WhisperPower Develop New DC Generator

Torqeedo and WhisperPower Develop New DC Generator To extend the range of a yacht or ship equipped with a Torqeedo Deep Blue Hybrid electric propulsion system, Torqeedo have developed, in close collaboration with WhisperPower, a 25kW 350V DC variable-speed diesel generator, known as the Range Extender. The generator has been specifically designed for recreational and […]

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

Suzuki Launch New Propeller Range

Suzuki Launch New Propeller Range Suzuki have announced the introduction of a bespoke range of performance propellers for their 4-stroke outboards. The new range will be known as ‘Watergrip’. The standard Watergrip propellers will benefit from a new interchangeable bush system that has been designed to reduce slippage and protect the outboard from impact. Furthermore, […]

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

Simrad Update Software

Simrad Update Software Simrad have announced the release of a new software update for NSS evo3, NSS evo2, NSO evo2 and GO Series displays that includes sonar enhancements, new automatic routing functionality, C-MAP charting improvements and touch screen control of MotorGuide Xi5 trolling motors. At the heart of the release is FishReveal, a new sonar […]

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

Shark Launch Moulded Seating

Shark Launch Moulded Seating Shark seating have added an injection-moulded plastic seat shell to their suspension seat design. The Jockey package has the base, suspension and seat all made of composite plastic, and designer Paul Zwaan says: ‘The idea is one base model, with a precise design made in high volume; users then add modules […]

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

Raymarine Launch New AIS Transceiver

Raymarine Launch New AIS Transceiver Raymarine have launched their new automatic identification system (AIS) transceiver featuring an integrated antenna splitter. The new Raymarine AIS700 Class B transceiver will enable boat owners to share the same antenna with their on-board VHF equipment, making installation much easier, tidier and less expensive. The AIS700 uses the latest networking technologies for faster updating, […]

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