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Development Plans for Haslar Marina Revealed

Development Plans for Haslar Marina Revealed  Dean & Reddyhoff Marinas have announced major redevelopment plans for their Haslar Marina, based in Portsmouth Harbour. Currently going through the planning permission process, the redevelopment includes plans for a new Powerboat Centre, a team base for Alex Thomson Racing, a marina extension and a new clubhouse. If planning […]

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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 […]

Close Encounters

This Boating Life – Tales of Tagomago

Franz steered towards this non-biodegradable testament to our modern lifestyle and worrying hazard to marine wildlife. He methodically pulled all the pollution aboard with his boathook, and I helped pack it away in a sack and a large plastic bucket.               Tagomago’s bluff sea cliffs are very impressive, and in the right light, the island shimmers […]

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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 – […]

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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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