Henri Lloyd to relaunch in the spring with 25 new styles

2018-10-12T16:04:33+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Go-To News|

Henri Lloyd, which was bought out of receivership by the Swedish-based Aligro Group in June, has been selected as the supplier of clothing for Sir Ben Ainslie's Ineos Team UK's attempt to win the 36th installment of the America's Cup. And since June things have been a bit quiet for the marine clothing specialist, while [...]

Armchair sailing

2018-10-09T14:36:33+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Go-To News|

   Press release:    eSail® Sailing Simulator delivers practical & fun virtual sailing for newcomers & experienced sailors   Officially launched on Friday at the Royal Southern Yacht Club, eSail® Sailing Simulator teaches you how to sail a 36ft sailing yacht, explore the sea around a collection of islands and take part in challenges and races. [...]

Compact winter heater

2018-10-04T12:00:36+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Go-To News, Kit|

With space being a premium onboard most boats Webasto considers it important to offer solutions that are as functional and efficient as they are space-saving. The company’s taken its Thermo Top Evo heater, originally designed for caravans, and evolved it for the marine market, meaning that boat owners can stay warm, whatever the weather. The Thermo [...]

Antifouling Paints and the Biocidal Products Regulation

2018-09-28T22:00:26+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Go-To News, Maintenance|

The British Coatings Federation’s Marine Coatings Group (MCG) remains concerned that there is some confusion within the UK leisure boat industry regarding the current and future availability of antifouling paints for protecting yachts and boats. This note is intended to provide clarity on the key legislation currently affecting antifouling paints (the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) [...]

Marine industry women meet

2018-09-28T13:38:04+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Go-To News|

Nearly 70 women attended the Women in Marine Industry Networking event at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018. Sponsored by Barton Marine and Boating Business, the keynote speakers included Nikki Goldsbrough and Lucy Gross. Suzanne Blaustone - CEO of Barton Marine summed up the success of the event saying, “Yet again we are proud to encourage [...]

Thermal cameras that track “targets”

2018-09-28T10:38:54+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Go-To News|

Demo by Harry Heasman - UK sales manager for Raymarine of the latest Flir thermal imaging cameras. Seen these before and they are great for piloting into a strange port at night picking out bridges and wharves in very good detail as well as buoys etc. Range is around 1.2nM which is good too, and [...]

Thermal cooker saves time and energy

2018-09-26T13:43:48+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Go-To News, Kit|

We're big fans of these devices. They work like a thermos flask with a double skin of stainless steel that creates a thermal barrier around the inner pot. The idea is that you begin cooking something in the separate billy can and then put it into the thermal cooker. Best to pre-warm that with some [...]

World’s first 300hp diesel outboard from UK

2018-09-25T16:06:21+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Go-To News, Kit|

With just a month to go until the launch of the world’s first 300hp diesel outboard engine, British diesel engine innovator, Cox Powertrain is preparing for its much anticipated European on-water demonstrations of the CXO300 and will be urging all those interested in switching to a diesel outboard to sign up for a demonstration during [...]