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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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SmartFind G8 AIS

The SmartFind G8 AIS, the world’s first AIS EPIRB, has received Type Approval Certification for use on the Cospas Sarsat satellite system, meaning the beacon will soon be rolling off McMurdo’s Portsmouth factory production line. Key features of the SmartFind G8 AIS include Quadrotech™ Technology for accelerated rescue – containing four search and rescue support frequencies, built-in AIS for localised ...

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Honda Mid-Range Marine Outboards Re-Engineered

Honda has re-engineered its BF40, BF50, BF80 and BF100 marine outboards making them more efficient, durable and easy to maintain. Making their UK debut at the Southampton International Boat Show, these new mid-range engines are set to reinforce Honda’s reputation for producing quality and reliable outboards designed to meet its customer’s high expectations. Available to purchase now from an authorised ...

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Honda Marine at Southampton Boat Show

Honda (UK) will be busy at the Southampton Boat Show 2017, as well as unveiling four new outboard engines (not pictured), it will be showcasing the brands full marine offering including a selection of boats from partners; Highfield, AMT and Galia. Honda will also be taking visitors on a journey through the brand’s ‘Engineering for Life’ philosophy. For example, grab a ...

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World’s first AIS EPIRB Gets Green Light from Cospas Sarsat

The SmartFind G8 AIS, the world’s first AIS EPIRB, has received Type Approval Certification for use on the Cospas Sarsat satellite system, meaning the innovative beacon will soon be rolling off McMurdo’s Portsmouth factory production line. The world’s first SmartFind G8 AIS will be used by round the world sailor and world record holder Alex Alley, who visited the McMurdo ...

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racegeek showcases the d10 at The YachtMarket.Com Southampton Boat Show

Love sailing and technology? racegeek, creators of the innovative d10, a cloud connected marine racing display and tactical computer, are all set to wow visitors to TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. Designed by racers for racers, the d10 is a tactical racing tool that collects and seamlessly uploads racing metrics to the cloud. JC Durbin, co-founder of racegeek explains, “We believe ...

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Ocean Signal Named Safety Equipment Partner in Ground-Breaking Atlantic Crossing Attempt

Safety at sea specialist sponsors 4-man rowing team in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge as they bid to become first carbon neutral expedition to cross the Atlantic Ocean Ocean Signal is the Electrical Safety Equipment Partner for Carbon Zerow, a four-man rowing team bidding to become the first carbon neutral expedition to cross the Atlantic Ocean. They are supplying four ...

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