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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

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 Hybrid and Electric Power Trains 

Volvo plan to make self-docking a retrofit option. Complex software aside, the system itself is reassuringly straightforward. Volvo Hybrid and Electric Power Trains  Volvo have been building hybrid trucks for some time, so it was inevitable that they would eventually transfer their know-how into the marine world, as Dave Marsh reports …   Although all-electric […]

Wellcraft 302 & 352 Fisherman Series

Expanding and Exploring to the Ends of the Earth

Expanding and Exploring to the Ends of the Earth Following a dynamic R&D programme with the revolutionary ÖK Hull technology over the past 13 years in their Vesturvör facility in Reykjavik, Iceland – which has resulted in a broad range of explorer, coastguard, military, search and rescue, and superyacht tender RIBs – Rafnar of Iceland […]

Wellcraft 302 & 352 Fisherman Series

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

Reeds Nautical Almanac 2019

Reeds Nautical Almanac 2019 Reeds Nautical Almanac – along with Reeds iPad Almanac and Reeds Digital Almanac for Mac and PC – provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands and the entire European coastline. The 2019 edition continues the Almanac’s tradition of year-on-year improvement and […]

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

Raymarine Launch ClearCruise AR

Raymarine Launch ClearCruise AR  FLIR Systems, Inc. have announced the introduction of the Raymarine navigation technology ClearCruise AR (augmented reality), which brings enhanced on-water awareness to Raymarine’s family of Axiom multifunction displays. With ClearCruise AR, Raymarine Axiom users can make smarter decisions with physical navigation objects overlaid directly on Axiom’s high-definition (HD) video display. FLIR have also […]

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