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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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Ocean Signal ATA100 Class A AIS Transponder

Ocean Signal’s ATA100 Class A AIS Transponder is a combined SOLAS and Inland approved solution capable of exchanging dynamic and static ship data with other AIS systems to aid collision-avoidance and improve safety. The ATA100 is the only Class A AIS transponder available rated to the IPX7 waterproofing standard and features a 7” high-intensity, full-colour, rapid-response LCD to clearly display real-time marine ...

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Suzuki GB announces exciting new additions to its comprehensive range of ultimate four stroke outboards

Suzuki GB has announced the addition of three new outboard models to its range in the UK, which are all available to buy now. LIGHTEST IN CLASS – DF100B Suzuki is known for manufacturing lightweight and compact four stroke outboards and the new DF100B is no different. Suzuki has focused on this important mid-range sector and successfully set out to create ...

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B&G Vulcan 12 and Vulcan 7

  B&G has announced the launch of the new Vulcan family of sailing chartplotters. The B&G Vulcan range brings dedicated sailing features and radar to club racers and cruisers in new 12 and 7” models. The updated and extended series offers a refreshed 7”, a 9” and an all‐new, large format 12”, all with Broadband Radar™ compatibility. With award‐winning sailing ...

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HOOK2 Fishfinder/Chartplotter Series

Lowrance got in touch to tell us about the newHOOK2 series of fishfinders/chartplotters. At the heart of the HOOK2 fishfinder/chartplotter series is Lowrance Autotuning sonar — a solution that actively corrects sonar settings for the clearest underwater view allowing anglers to spend more time fishing and less time making manual adjustments to their sonar settings. Most models also feature full ...

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Simrad GO12 XSE / GO7 XSR

The Simrad GO12 XSE and GO7 XSR are the newest additions to the GO standalone chartplotter series. Loaded with the latest boating technologies, the GO12 XSE offers a new, 12-inch display option for the GO Series, while the upgraded GO7 XSR features a restyled, glass-helm design, along with radar compatibility, not previously available on the GO7 XSE. The displays offer ...

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