Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Exclusive images of new Sunseeker

Sunseeker International has released the first exclusive CGI images of the new 95 Yacht currently under production in Dorset, UK. The  luxury performance yacht is set for launch in Spring 2016 and is the third new model to be announced this summer. www.sunseeker.com

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P1 series showdown this weekend

SuperStock powerboat teams and AquaX jet ski riders prepare to do battle for national titles in final championship round. Marine motorsport fans on the south coast are set for a real treat this weekend when the two P1 race series return to Bournemouth seafront for the season finale. A fleet of eleven race boats and more than 40 jet ski ...

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PRIME EIGHT21 to be launched at Southampton

The Ribeye team are launching the new PRIME EIGHT21 at this year’s Southampton Boat Show. The model is the big sister of the PRIME SIX19 launched at London. From the water, skiers can board via a stowable ladder on the side haunch with teak step rather than via the rear transom which is fantastic safety feature. The stunning console has ...

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New boat-transporter boosts Mylor’s lifting options

Bigger boats than ever before can be lifted from the water at Mylor Yacht Harbour this autumn with the arrival of a new, state-of-the-art Roodberg HBC38 boat transporter – a major investment by the Cornish yachting haven, part-funded by the Cornwall Marine Capital Fund. The cutting edge technology of the Roodberg means it can be submerged to pick vessels of ...

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Boat Safety Scheme to be modernised?

A consultation on proposals to modernise the Boat Safety Scheme requirements for hire boats will run until 13 November 2015. The suggested changes result from a risk review on behalf of the UK’s inland waterway navigation authorities that involved hire operators, navigation authorities, trade and boating representatives, including people from the boat hire sector. There are two elements to the ...

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SOS Ladder

The SOS ladder allows boaters who go for a swim or accidentally fall overboard to get back onto the boat with ease. It is difficult or near impossible to lift a person in wet clothes from the water level to the deck of a boat. The SOS Ladder is rescue ready as it can be used in conjunction with lifting ...

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Thames flotilla for Queen’s longest reign

As part of the celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth becoming Britain’s longest-reigning monarch a flotilla of historic vessels, leisure cruisers and passenger boats took to the River Thames in London today. Other events have been taking place include a four-gun salute from HMS Belfast. Watch a video of the flotilla: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34200405

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First athletes selected for Rio 2016

The British Olympic Association has announced the names of the first athletes to officially join Team GB for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. A total of eight athletes have been selected across six of the 10 sailing events, who between them have won four Olympic medals and seven World Championship golds. Giles Scott’s is the first name to appear on ...

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Vector Martini Racing victorious

Vector Martini Racing, in distinctive Martini Rosso livery, successfully defended last year’s trophy by finishing first in both races, and overall, at the prestigious annual Cowes Classic Offshore Powerboat Race. The race, also known as Cowes-Torquay-Cowes, is regarded as one of the toughest powerboat races in the world. The Team, consisting of experienced pilot Peter Dredge, Malcom Crease and Simon ...

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Southampton Boat Show 2015

This Friday Europe’s largest festival of boating sails into Southampton, marking the start of the 47th Southampton Boat Show. As expected, the Show’s iconic marina will be a showcase of legendary build and design from global superstars of boat manufacturing. Plus the event will host family favourite attractions, including On The Water’s Try-a-Boat and the Honda Boat Show Eye. This ...

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