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New Suzuki DF325A Launched at Düsseldorf Boat Show

Suzuki held a press conference at the Düsseldorf Boat Show to introduce the NEW DF325A – an outboard that balances awesome power and thrust, with outstanding fuel-efficiency and trusted reliability all within a lightweight and stylish design. Built with everyday use of larger boats in mind, this new outboard has been engineered to run on 91 RON fuel and in ...

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Zhik Overgloves

The new Zhik Overglove draws inspiration from mountain sports to offer the perfect combination of warmth and dexterity for offshore sailing on colder climates. The three finger ‘lobster’ split design allows more traction, yet the added benefit of having a second appendage closeby. The extremely durable and 4x more waterproof Isotak® fabric is the outermost layer of protection with softer ...

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Marlow Excel Dinghy range

Marlow Ropes has a new line in the Excel Dinghy range. Tested by both the British and US Sailing teams, the Excel R8 range from Marlow Ropes has a Dyneema® SK78 core with an eight plait cover blended from Technora® and polyester. The Excel R8 is available in 4mm and 5mm – ideal as a halyard working well in cleats. ...

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Henri Lloyd Sport Collection

New for Spring 2018, Henri Lloyd are launching a multi-activity section of sports apparel, for men and women. The Henri Lloyd Sport collection incorporates the leading edge of high performance fabric and technologies, including Polygiene Permanent Odour Control technology and the latest in durable water repellent coatings. Henri Lloyd Sport Barricade Waterproof Shell: £109 Henri Lloyd Sport Pinnacle Short Sleeve Polo: £43 ...

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Icom Triple launch

Icom UK launched three new marine radio products at the London Boat Show. Show visitors had the first glimpse in the UK of the IC-M330GE VHF/DSC Marine Transceiver (with GPS Receiver), one of the smallest fixed VHF/DSC radios in the world. The front face of the radio is so compact that it matches the size of a modern Smartphone. Also on ...

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Suzuki Marine extends finance initiative

To encourage more people to take to the water with reliable, cleaner and more efficient outboard engines, Suzuki GB’s Marine Division is now offering Suzuki Marine Finance across its entire range of outboard engines. An industry first for an outboard manufacturer, Suzuki Marine has partnered with leading finance provider, Omni Capital Retail Finance (Omni Capital) for the initiative, which offers ...

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Olympic Medallist Mark Covell to speak about Exposure Lights at London Boat Show

Mark Covell, Olympic Silver Medallist, offshore sailor and commentator, will be speaking about Exposure Lights at The Innovators Show, one of the new attractions at the London Boat Show. Hosted by TV presenter Alec Wilkinson, the Innovators Show is dedicated to promoting great British innovations, inventors and ingenuity. Exposure Lights was originally founded when engineer and cycle enthusiast Roger Farrow ...

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Garmin STRIKER Plus series

New from Garmin is the STRIKER Plus series – fishfinders with new features to help anglers find and catch more fish. “The new STRIKER Plus series has the features that will bring the benefit of built-in GPS, QuickdrawTM Contours and Wi-Fi® to first-time users, and will convince existing STRIKER customers to upgrade,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president global consumer ...

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Icom Launch New Marine Radio Products at London Boat Show

Icom UK will be launching three new marine radio products on stand LB049 at the revamped London Boat Show to be held between 10 and 14 January. Highlights of the stand will be the first glimpse in the UK of the IC-M330GE VHF/DSC Marine Transceiver (With GPS Receiver). The clever engineering department at Icom have produced one of the smallest ...

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Ocean Safety to demonstrate safety equipment at Open Day

Ocean Safety is inviting yacht owners to familiarise themselves with their essential on board safety equipment when the company opens its doors to customers at its Southampton depot on 3 and 4 February. Ocean Safety Glasgow and Plymouth will run a similar event on 3 February. You are invited to bring along your liferafts, lifejackets, and other serviceable on board ...

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