Kit News

Raymarine Expands Axiom and LightHouse 3 Offerings

FLIR Systems Inc. has announced the full line of Raymarine Axiom Pro Multifunction Displays is now shipping. Available in 9, 12 and 16-inch sizes, the Axiom Pro line expands Raymarine’s award winning Axiom range of high-performance MFD’s to offshore fisherman and performance-minded cruising boaters. Axiom Pro models are designed around Raymarine’s HybridTouch™ control user experience, featuring both a multi-touch touchscreen ...

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McMurdo’s world first AIS EPIRB a winner

McMurdo’s SmartFind G8 AIS, the world’s first AIS EPIRB, received a British Marine Electrical and Electronics Association (BMEEA) Product of the Year award at the trade association’s annual conference. The conference presents the opportunity for the marine electronics industry to recognise and discuss new innovations, achievements and the future of the industry. Among five major awards, McMurdo’s SmartFind G8 AIS ...

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Kill cords now available in RYA shop

The RYA has made it easier for all powerboaters to replace old kill cords by stocking big brands like Honda, Barrus, Tohatsu and Yamaha in one handy place. While many chandlers stock kill cords to suit different engines, they will not always be the manufacturer’s own brand. These are usually available only through the manufacturer’s own dealership and servicing network. ...

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Cyclone Collection

Henri Lloyd‘s Cyclone Collection offers the benefits of Soft Shell performance with the additional benefit of lightweight thermal insulation. Henri Lloyd’s two layer Soft Shell fabric comprises a durable face, bonded to a lightly brushed and high wicking fleece back that when combined creates a highly water/wind resistant and extremely breathable layer. The Henri Lloyd Cyclone Collection is available in a men’s ...

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Suzuki Marine makes it more affordable to get out on the water

Suzuki GB’s Marine Division has launched Suzuki Marine Finance to its customers in partnership with finance provider, Omni Capital Retail Finance (Omni Capital). As an industry first for an outboard manufacturer, the new initiative will make it easier for new and existing customers to get out on the water, with competitive finance options available on Suzuki Marine outboards from the ...

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Fusion 3D buoyancy aid

Crewsaver, who celebrate 60 years of lifejacket technology this year, has announced the arrival of Fusion 3D buoyancy aid range. The buoyancy aids feature Fusion 3D technology to provide an unrestricting and comfortable fit. The range, consisting of five designs, features combinations of lightweight and soft contoured buoyancy foam which is encased in finely tailored covers to support the designed-to-fit ...

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Torqeedo acquired by engine manufacturer DEUTZ

DEUTZ has acquired Torqeedo.  As an independent subsidiary of DEUTZ AG, Torqeedo will continue the development of its marine products under its established Torqeedo brand and with its current leadership. “As part of DEUTZ, Torqeedo will realise substantial opportunities in the areas of industrialisation, supply chain management, sales and service. We will use these to further accelerate the development of ...

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Raymarine Axiom Pro

The Raymarine Axiom™ Multifunction Display line has been expanded with the introduction of the Axiom Pro. Designed for offshore enthusiasts and professional captains, Axiom Pro features Raymarine’s HybridTouch™ control, combining multi-touchscreen controls with an ergonomic keypad for additional confidence in rough seas. For serious offshore anglers, Axiom Pro is available with a 1 kW, high-powered CHIRP sonar and Raymarine’s built-in ...

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Garmin communications

New from Garmin is the VHF 210i Marine Radio and GHS™ 11i wired VHF handset. The VHF 210i radio enhances communication between you and other boats in your area. It features the NMEA 2000 network and standard Class D Digital Selective Calling functionality. With 25 W transmit power, VHF 210 gives fishermen, sailors and cruisers the ability to communicate confidently. ...

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