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Ocean Business 14th-15th April 2015, Southampton

Ocean Business taking place at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton 14th -16th April 2015 will be attracting over 300 exhibiting companies as well as offering 180 hours of training and demonstration sessions, vessels moored directly alongside, offshore survey conference, associated meetings, ocean careers, plus networking social events. At the very heart of Ocean Business is an exhibition of over ...

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Developing AIS Beacon Automatic ~ Clipper Race

One year after an MOB in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, during the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race, in which a crew member was successfully rescued after 100 minutes in the water, organisers have revealed the development of a new automatically activated AIS beacon. “It was a result of the crew member’s experience, the fact that he ...

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Mastervolt keeps electrics running the Volvo Ocean Race

Mastervolt keeps electrics running the Volvo Ocean Race

Mastervolt’s technologically advanced systems and rugged components have proven their reliability throughout the Volvo Ocean Race, for which the company is the official electrical supplier. As the Volvo Ocean Race battles on, engineers from Mastervolt have continued to monitor electrical performance. Each power generation system has stood up to the harsh conditions including a hot, spray-laden atmosphere, heavy condensation, and ...

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GoFree announces 2015 release of Lake Insight®

GoFree announces 2015 release of Lake Insight® and Nautic Insight® Cartography GoFree – the provider of digital content and services, and part of the Navico family of marine electronics brands including Lowrance, Simrad Yachting and B&G – announced today the release of six updated mapping products for use in both inland and coastal U.S. waters. Greatly improved for 2015, Lake ...

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Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show April 24 – 26, 2015

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show April 24 - 26, 2015

This year the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, April 24 – 26, 2015, offers many sailing experiences. Visitors can learn to sail, go on a free sailboat ride, explore the cruising lifestyle, watch a high school regatta, and shop the latest in boats and equipment. The Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show open April 24 – 26, 2015, will feature nearly 80 sailboats ...

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New NavNet TZtouch2 Furuno

Japanese, Furuno Electric co., LTD, the electronics has further developed their NavNet Touch series with the NavNet TZtouch2 Series, which features a new graphical interface. A presentation at their site in Portsmouth revealed the functions of the new product. The new touch screen has replaced the rotor key used on the previous model with an edge swipe function, which allows ...

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Helly Hansen, has launched its JoinOurCrew competition

Helly Hansen, has launched its JoinOurCrew competition

Helly Hansen, has launched its JoinOurCrew competition – giving sailors a chance to win an all-inclusive trip to Sail Newport Helly Hansen, has launched its JoinOurCrew competition – giving sailors a chance to win an all-inclusive trip to Sail Newport Helly Hansen is inviting sailors to pick their preferred category – offshore, inshore, dingy, or cruising – and upload one ...

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Yanmar 4JH4-HTE- the power behind the winner’s podium

The record-breaking achievement of Banque Populaire VII, winner of the 2014 Route du Rhum transatlantic single-handed yacht race is a tribute to the combined efforts of her designers (Van Peteghem Lauriot-Prevost) builders (Multiplast) and, not least, the skill of her skipper Loïck Peyron in setting the performance of this exceptional ocean-racing trimaran against the forces of wind, sea and weather. ...

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Mercury Marine Repower Revolution

Mercury Marine Repower Revolution announces March bonus for qualified borrowers: No payments for 90 days. Mercury Marine announced today that credit-worthy borrowers who purchase a qualifying engine through the Mercury Repower Financing Program are eligible to defer their first loan payment for 90 days. The Mercury Repower Financing Program, launched in September 2014, offers repower engine financing to credit-worthy consumers. ...

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Visitors will go Ballistic over new range of RIBS – GC Marine Expo

Visitors will go Ballistic over new range of RIBS - GC Marine Expo

The high-speed, dual-purpose range of Ballistic Rigid Inflatable Boats are set to make their Australian debut exclusively at the 2015 Gold Coast International Marine Expo (21-24 May). As its name suggests, the Ballistic is fast, very fast – with an inflatable boat racing pedigree. But, as Magnus Maynard from Ballistic RIBs Australia testifies, it is also one of the safest ...

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