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STANDARD HORIZON HX890E

The HX890E is a floating class H DSC VHF with built-in GPS, and shares the same DSC capabilities as the HX870E. However, Standard Horizon has added more built-in features including two scrambler systems, which are ideal for flotillas, sea anglers or marine authorities. It can also track and display the position of up to nine pre-selected vessels using position calling. ...

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IN ITS ELEMENT

When it comes to electronics, Raymarine is one of the best-known names in the market, and here we have the Raymarine Element™, which is a new generation of advanced, combination sonar and GPS displays. Featuring Raymarine RealVision™ 3D and new HyperVision™ sonar technology, the Element series delivers lifelike imaging and helps meet the needs of both coastal and bass fishermen ...

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SIMRAD RS40

The Simrad RS40 replaces the RS35 with significantly upgraded VHF radio functionality. It features a sleek design with wireless handset capability, removable fist microphone, Class D DSC functionality and built-in GPS. The Simrad RS40 also answers the call for increased situational awareness on the water. The built-in dual channel AIS receiver monitors the position of nearby AIS-equipped vessels to assist ...

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SMALLEST MOB BEACON

While in many areas we are going big, in others small is better. Digital Yacht has teamed up with SIMY to create what they say is the world’s smallest AIS MOB Beacon. The AIS MOB100 Beacon incorporates a 72 channel GPS and AIS SART transmitter. When activated, it sends the MOB casualty’s current location as an AIS transmission which can ...

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Mercury Marine launches the all-new 400hp Verado outboard engine

Mercury Marine has announced the launch of the 400hp Verado outboard engine, the company’s highest horsepower Verado branded outboard engine in its portfolio. “The acceptance of the 350hp Verado in the marketplace has been incredible and through extensive conversations with our global customers, we have learned that there is an appetite in the marketplace for a Verado-branded 400hp four-stroke outboard ...

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BAG FOR LIFE

Especially for those turning away from plastic bags, here is a fab hammock bag that will last for a lifetime. Knitted on chunky 25mm knitting needles, this bag is available in ten colours complete with chic copper finish. Ideal for carrying your lunch to the boat and then looks great wherever you hang it. £14.99 www.woolcouturecompany.com  

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RAYMARINE NEXT GENERATION

The compact Ray53, full-sized Ray63 and the multifunction Ray73 with AIS are all full-function VHF marine radios with Class D Digital Selective Calling. Designed to complement the modern style of Raymarine Axiom multifunction displays, each VHF is equipped with a built-in GPS receiver and connection point for an optional GPS/GNSS antenna, which improves the GPS reception when the radio is mounted ...

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GARMIN ALL-IN-ONE

If you are in the market for a new chartplotter, Garmin’s GPSMAP® 8400/8400xsv series expands its flagship line of all-in-one chartplotters with new sizes, built-in sonar and more. The GPSMAP 8400/8400xsv series is actually an extension of its GPSMAP 8400 series that brings premium features like built-in sonar and extensive networking capabilities in more affordable display options. Available in 10-, ...

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LOWRANCE LINK-9

The Link-9 is designed as a replacement for the Link-8 and features an industrial design with a large, intuitive interface, removable fist microphone, built-in AIS receiver and a front mountable mechanical design for easy installation. With its integrated GPS receiver, the Link-9 has four ways to ensure GPS reliability in the event of an emergency. A GPS antenna in the ...

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BEAUTIFUL BLOSSOM

Flowers are a continuing trend and these Japanese blossom inspired gifts are sure to look great on board. From Flying Tiger comes a number of ideas ideal to have on board or at home. There are dishes, storage tins, mugs and even a sweet teapot with a bamboo handle. Dish: £3 Teapot: £8 Mug: £3 Storage tin: £2 – £4 ...

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