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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 […]

Mercury 225hp V6 v Mercury 200hp Verado – Fuel consumption test

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 […]

New P1 race boat is taking shape

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 […]

New P1 race boat is taking shape

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, […]

New P1 race boat is taking shape

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 […]

New P1 race boat is taking shape

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