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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 […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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New Products from Yanmar

New Products from Yanmar 3JH40 Engine Introduced this year, the Yanmar 3JH40 diesel engine is the smallest common-rail diesel engine to date. With an output of 40hp, the compact and ultra-quiet 3JH40 enables smaller-boat owners and commercial-vessel operators to benefit for the first time from the efficiency and performance advantages of electronically managed common-rail fuel […]

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Garmin Introduce New GPSMAP

Garmin Introduce New GPSMAP 1222/1222xsv Touch/Chartplotter Combo Units Garmin have launched two more interesting additions to their seemingly ever-expanding range of electronics. The 12in GPSMAP 1222 and GPSMAP 1222xsv touch screen chartplotters are big in size, but small in price. They feature built-in wireless connectivity for Garmin’s new ActiveCaptain app and VIRB action camera integration. […]

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Icom-M85E VHF Handheld

Icom-M85E VHF Handheld Designed with an emphasis on commercial use, as well as marine leisure, the IC-M85E is a very compact, high-quality waterproof VHF marine handheld radio. It meets both marine and Private Business Radio (PBR) applications. Robustly constructed, the IC-M85E contains critical commercial features, including a built-in voice scrambler for total security, and emergency […]

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Bespoke Stainless Exhausts for Big Cats

Bespoke Stainless Exhausts for Big Cats Engine builders Swaymar Marine have recently added bespoke stainless exhaust manifolds for big diesels to their list of custom kit and high-performance petrol engines. Already sole UK agents for Hi-Tek Marine’s one-piece stainless exhaust systems, one of the best exhaust manifolds available for a petrol sterndrive, they have now […]

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MasterTrim

MasterTrim Launched at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show in November 2017, MasterTrim is the latest refinement to the concept of surface propulsion. Developed by Twin Disc for their surface-piercing Arneson Surface Drive range, MasterTrim is an automated trim control system. It works in principle with the various automatic outboard trim systems, such as Mercury’s Active […]

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Lowrance HOOK Fish Finder/Chartplotter Series

Lowrance HOOK Fish Finder/Chartplotter Series At the heart of the HOOK 2 fish finder/chartplotter series is Lowrance’s new auto-tuning sonar that actively corrects sonar settings for the clearest underwater view. Most models (the larger models) also feature a full navigational capability with a preloaded charting selection. Lowrance claim it is very easy to use and […]

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Mercury VesselView

 Mercury VesselView Mercury’s new VesselView 403 provides an all-in-one digital interface for all compatible Mercury/Marina products. Notably it also integrates an Active Trim interface, so that a separate Active Trim dash pad is not required if you have VesselView. It incorporates Wi-Fi support/connection through a USB port that is included with the unit. The […]

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