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METSTRADE 2015 – Sailor Girl

METSTRADE 2015 – Sailor Girl safety picks

Adventures of a Sailor Girl is now in Amsterdam for the largest Boat Show in the World, METSTRADE The Sailor Girl is Nic Douglass, a Sydney based sailor and sailing commentator. Here’s her report from METSTRADE Sailing is a sport that we all love, but safety has to be a major concern for us all. There are some pretty incredible ...

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Seakeeper expands its staff and support worldwide

Seakeeper expands its staff and support worldwide

Seakeeper, the world leader in marine stabilization, is expanding at an unprecedented rate. Fresh off the heels of releasing its state-of-the-art Seakeeper 3DC, the company announces an expanded sales and service staff, additional certified service and installation centers around the globe, and a new location for the company’s Florida office. To further enhance global sales support, additional representative positions were ...

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Sail-Pilot the Greek Waters Pilot mobile app

Sail-Pilot, the Greek Waters Pilot mobile app

HARTIS Ltd released the updated version of the innovative mobile app Sail-Pilot, which is the first mobile Greek Waters Pilot, containing the official information of the Pilot (Ploigos in Greek) volumes, published by the Hellenic Navy Hydrographic Service. The app concerns all sailing enthusiasts and yachting professionals looking for navigation instructions, in addition to nautical charts and includes information about ...

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New Oceanair blinds & soft furnishings catalogue now available

Oceanair blinds & soft furnishings catalogue now available

Oceanair, the world’s leading supplier of blinds, shades, screens, and soft furnishings in the marine market, is proudly launching their brand used Blinds & Soft Furnishings catalogue. Hitting the shelves this week, the used catalogue sees outstanding imagery showcasing Oceanair products with a reuseded focus on product descriptions, and technical information designed and written for all to understand. The catalogue ...

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Volvo Penta takes gas engines to the next generation

Volvo Penta takes gas engines to the next generation

Volvo Penta is changing the face of gas engine technology with its line of next-generation sterndrive marine gasoline engines. The used V6 and V8 engines demonstrate the company’s leadership in innovation by offering unparalleled performance, while significantly exceeding US and upcoming EU emissions standards. The used line is just one of several innovations Volvo Penta is promoting at the Cannes ...

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Dometic to launch CRX Fridge/Freezer at IBEX

Dometic to launch CRX Fridge

Dometic debuts the marine industry’s first patented, removable freezer compartment, which can transform the CRX into a refrigerator-only unit Leading marine equipment supplier Dometic Marine will launch the Dometic CRX Refrigerator/Freezer, a durable built-in refrigerator for boats, at the International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), from September 15th to 17th in Louisville, Kentucky. The Dometic CRX is the first marine ...

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DEEPFLIGHT DRAGON In MONACO YACHT SHOW 2015

DEEPFLIGHT DRAGON PERSONAL SUBMARINE

DEEPFLIGHT DRAGON PERSONAL SUBMARINE TO BE LAUNCHED AT MONACO YACHT SHOW 2015 DeepFlight announced today that it will officially launch its sixth generation personal submarine, the Dragon, at the Monaco Yacht Show 2015 (23rd to 26th September, Stand QR4). The Dragon is designed for easy use from a yacht or shore base, and is the only personal submarine that is ...

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Clipper Round the World – Official Timekeeper ​Elliot Brown Watches

Clipper Round the World: Official Timekeeper ​Elliot Brown Watches

Watches made by the race’s Official Timekeeper, Elliot Brown, were presented to the 12 Race Skippers and the British company’s chosen ambassador before they set off on the circumnavigation. Elliot Brown Co-founder Ian Elliot gave out the watches to all Skippers, Chairman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, CEO William Ward, Race Director Justin Taylor, Deputy Race Director Mark Light and Recruitment and ...

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Lowrance® announces price reduction on HDS Gen2 Touch Series

Lowrance® announces price reduction on HDS Gen2 Touch Series

Electronics leader offers valuable savings on award-winning displays Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, announced retail-price reductions up to $400 on HDS Gen2 Touch models and bundles, beginning September 1, 2015. The award-winning HDS Gen2 Touch fishfinder/chartplotter series gives users a high-definition, easy-to-use color touchscreen display with built-in Broadband Sounder™, StructureScan® HD and GPS chartplotting capabilities. Each ...

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Eight Bells – Alastair Black

Eight Bells: Alastair Black

The world of sailing lost one of its best photographers when Alastair Black passed away in Cowes two weeks ago. Born in Campbeltown, Scotland in 1927, he qualified as a dental surgeon in Glasgow and married his actress wife Elna. They moved down to England where by 1960 Alastair ran successful dental practices in Lee-on-Solent, on the coast opposite the ...

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