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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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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

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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Volvo Penta Launch Control and Display System

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 […]

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

SIDERISE Launch Noise-reducing SilentWave

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 […]

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

Ocean Signal Devices Won at SBS

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 […]

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

Suzuki Launch New Outboards and MFD

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 […]

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

Spinlock Unveil New VITO Life Jacket

Spinlock Unveil New VITO Life Jacket Spinlock launched their new VITO life jacket at the recent Annapolis Boat Show. The new VITO derives from the custom Deckvest VOR 170N life jacket worn by Volvo Ocean Race teams, and includes an all-new harness release system: HRS. The Spinlock HRS is concealed yet easy to find and simple […]

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

SIMY Unveil World’s Smallest Emergency Beacon

SIMY Unveil World’s Smallest Emergency Beacon SIMY, the brand name of Syrlinks safety products, have launched the world’s smallest marine distress beacon, the My-AIS. Easy to use, lightweight and compact, it fits into all types of life jackets, even the most compact ones, and will transmit a ‘man overboard’ alert and the position of the shipwrecked […]

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

Simrad Launch Active Imaging Sonar

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 […]

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

Seven Marine Achieve CE Certification

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 […]

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

Selva Introduce New Outboard at SBS

Selva Introduce New Outboard at SBS Selva Marine chose the 50th Southampton Boat Show for their first European product launch in advance of the 2019 season. The new Selva Guppy F2.5hp 4-stroke outboard is lighter, yet more powerful, than its predecessor, and enjoys greater torque from over 50% more c.c. The outboard has a slimmer […]

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