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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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Derry-Londonderry skipper honoured for dramatic sea rescue

Derry-Londonderry skipper honoured for dramatic sea rescue

The skipper of the Derry-Londonderry yacht has won an award for helping to save one of his crew who fell overboard during a round the world race. Sean McCarter, who is from Derry, captained the yacht in the 2013-14 Clipper Round the World Race, and led the dramatic sea rescue. Crewman Andrew Taylor fell overboard into the Pacific Ocean in ...

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Ocean Racing® releases WaypointTM line sport performance polarized sunglasses

Ocean Racing® releases WaypointTM line sport performance polarized sunglasses

Ocean Racing®, a leading manufacturer of waterproof sailing luggage and accessories, announced today the expansion of its range of affordable lifestyle and sport performance polarized sunglasses with the release of the new WaypointTM line. Ocean Racing’s Waypoint sunglasses bring a fresh wave of timeless elegance and tastefully modern styling to high performance eyewear for both men and women. The sleek ...

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Insurance Yachts and Boats from Pantaenius

Insurance Yachts and Boats from Pantaenius

For 40 years Pantaenius has been providing yacht insurance to yacht owners all over the world. With over 80,000 clients Pantaenius is the number one insurance provider in Europe delivering true local service when you need it most. Pantaenius is the only yacht insurance company that fully operates in 8 different languages and manages over 6,000 claims worldwide each year. ...

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Mastervolt our system full detail

The tailor-made power system that Mastervolt developed for the seven participating boats in the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race is advanced to say the least. It is designed to run the normal range of electrical equipment onboard, as well as the very latest and most sophisticated communication equipment on the market. This helps organisers track and analyse the fleet’s position and ...

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Dubai International Boat Show 2015 opens

Dubai International Boat Show 2015 open

Showcasing even more international companies and brands with over 800 exhibitors set to attend. The 23rd edition of the Dubai International Boat Show opens, with Dhs1bn worth of boats on display and a wide range of activities including thrilling water sports, exciting prize giveaways and live entertainment. Tens of thousands of visitors from over 120 countries are set to stream ...

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