Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Speakers and Subwoofers

Fusion® Entertainment brought the power of music to the waters of the French Riviera at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival, with the debut of its new Flush Mount Series of speakers and subwoofers. Designed with a minimalist, clean look, the new FM Series speakers have a mounting profile of no greater than 2.5mm, so they sit almost completely flat against a vessel’s ...

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AquaMarine tenders with competitive engine package options

Bainbridge has announced a full range of AquaMarine branded inflatable tenders with an extensive range of engine package options at Southampton Boat Show. The range of tenders have been designed to meet all boat owners needs by providing a full line of inflatable dinghies, tenders and RIB’s for getting to and from their vessel. Starting from the compact 1.85m & ...

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Endeavour Trophy count down

With just one month to go until the Investec-sponsored Endeavour Trophy (11 – 13 October), entry has almost reached its 30-place limit. For the first time in many years response to the annual Endeavour Trophy invitation dinghy champion of champions’ event has been overwhelming, with organisers at the Royal Corinthian YC, and new sponsors Investec, looking forward welcoming the 30 ...

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New Prestige X-Line range unveiled at Cannes Yachting Festival

The new Prestige X-Line range has been unveiled at the Cannes Yachting Festival. “The first boat to be produced in the range will be the X70,” says Nick Hatfield, Ancasta Prestige brand manager. “This ground breaking new 70ft mini superyacht will have its debut at Cannes in 2020.” The X70 redefines space, light and luxury with an emphasis on hand ...

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SailGP Season 2 set to kick off in Sydney

Sydney has been announced as the season opener for SailGP in 2020. Following a hugely successful event earlier this year – when Sydney kicked-off the global league’s inaugural season – SailGP will return to the iconic Australian harbour on February 28 and 29 for the first event of SailGP Season 2. T SailGP, the annual global championship, currently features teams ...

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Can sailing’s newest Olympic event be a winner?

  It’ll be the Olympic Games’ longest and toughest endurance event when it makes its debut at Paris 2024 but will the Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat be a success for the sport of sailing? Sports broadcaster and Olympic commentator Alec Wilkinson dedicates the latest episode of his podcast Sailing Uncovered to the thorny issues surrounding sailing’s newest Olympic event. ...

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New Suzuki DF300B to make UK debut at Southampton International Boat Show

Suzuki is launching its new DF300B outboard to the UK market at the Southampton International Boat Show. The DF300B is the latest outboard model to join Suzuki’s existing ‘GEKI’ series of dual-propeller outboards. The new DF300B has a maximum output of 300 hp and features many of Suzuki’s world-renowned advanced technologies, which include: ·  Suzuki’s unique Dual Prop System, which efficiently ...

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HUBBOX Promises Portsmouth ‘Burgers, Barbecue and Good Times’

HUBBOX opens the doors of its new restaurant at Gunwharf Quays (pictured) in Portsmouth this week, bringing a super-charged take on burgers, beers and good times to the Hampshire coast. The 120-capacity restaurant in the prestigious harbour development – a popular destination for designer outlet shopping – is on the busy waterfront with views of the famous landmark Spinnaker Tower, ...

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The Hague will host The Ocean Race in 2022

The Ocean Race will visit The Hague for a third consecutive time when the next edition of the event stops in the Netherlands in Q2 of 2022. The Race first came to The Hague with a ‘pitstop’ on the final leg of the 2014-15 edition. In the last race, The Hague was billed as the Ultimate Destination, and as the ...

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Overseas berthing becomes easier with ‘try before you buy’ from MDL Marinas

MDL Marinas is once again offering boat owners the chance to ‘try before you buy’, with a heavily subsidised weekend trip to explore Sant Carles Marina, Spain, from 140€ per person. Offering superb cruising and exceptional facilities, the marina is a popular destination for both sail and power boat owners and is only 100 nautical miles from the Balearics. Visitors ...

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