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09 May 2017

Leading global supplier of sail and deck hardware, Barton Marine, is proud to announce its Boomstrut has been made race legal by the Folkboat Assocation.

Within the folkboat fleet, almost 50 boats based in Lymington and the Solent have been trialling Barton Marine’s Boomstrut for racing. Although the product has been used for a long time, the new accreditation means more sailors can use the hardware to improve their sailing.

Barton Marine’s Boomstrut can be fitted extremely...

03 May 2017
Lizzy Neave, powering ahead with TJ Composites paddles

Choosing the right composite supplier has helped a former kayaking champion offer his customers a critical sporting edge.

Sometimes the difference between winning and losing comes down to the quality of the equipment in your hand. As two-times K1 Welsh Canoe Slalom Champion, Toby Jones knows exactly how true that can be.

In the world of professional kayaking quality is critical to gaining that competitive edge, as a delaminated or warped blade, or...

15 Apr 2017
Wave International introduces Wave MiniBOSS

Wave International is pleased to announce the official launch of its oil water filter separator, MiniBOSS, at Seawork International 2017, on Stand PG117.

MiniBOSS is a small, lightweight, low cost and easy to maintain oil water separator. The certified bilge filter system provides effective control and prevention of oily bilge water discharge. The Wave MiniBOSS separators use two Wavestream WS-C3 cartridges to attain the high efficiency and holding capacity required to meet these...

09 Apr 2017
Sika Announced as Headline Sponsor of Beaulieu’s Ask the Experts Live

Sika is set to return to the 40th Beaulieu Boatjumble as the headline sponsor for Practical Boat Owner’s ‘Ask the Experts Live.’ On Sunday 23rd April boating enthusiasts will visit the magnificent Beaulieu Estate for the annual Beaulieu Boatjumble. Taking part for the third consecutive year in Practical Boat Owner’s popular ‘Ask the Experts Live!’ event, Sika UK will offer invaluable advice to DIY enthusiasts on the use of marine sealants and adhesives.

Sika UK’s technical services...

31 Mar 2017
Sika Simplifies its Range of Marine Primers

Sika, a world leader in bonding, sealing, waterproofing, and insulation products, has streamlined its range of marine primers to offer greater transparency of use for its customers. Sika now offers just two marine primers, Sika® MultiPrimer Marine and Sika® Primer-207, which have been designed to improve the adhesion of Sikaflex® adhesives on a range of substrates.

Sika® MultiPrimer Marine has been designed to offer excellent adhesion performance on substrates such as wood, metal,...

21 Mar 2017
Gloriana, The Queen’s Rowbarge

Torqeedo, the market leader in the fast-growing marine electric propulsion industry, has been selected to provide the auxiliary propulsion system for The Queen’s Rowbarge, Gloriana.

The company was approached in 2016 to open discussions about re-powering Gloriana, with recommendations given to supply twin Torqeedo Deep Blue 40 Saildrive motors, along with two pairs of battery packs for the vessel, which have been installed in time to meet Gloriana’s key spring programme of events....

13 Mar 2017
Sika Ensures a Watertight Future for Luxury Houseboat

Sika is synonymous with sealing and bonding in boat building circles however not many in the industry may be aware that the company also makes a highly effective waterproof concrete system that is used in the construction of concrete hulls. A recent project involving a highly technical and unusual application for a luxury houseboat reveals just how effective the Sika® Watertight Concrete system is.

Sika’s waterproof concrete system, incorporating a waterproofing solution, was chosen...

28 Feb 2017
Barton Marine’s EasySplice

Leading global supplier of sail and deck hardware, Barton Marine, announces it will be represented by Rooster Sailing for its new EasySplice product, at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show on Stand B66, this weekend.

Raising valuable brand and product awareness at the show, Barton Marine will be exclusively exhibiting its new EasySplice rope splicer with Rooster Sailing. The EasySplice is a balanced and lightweight tool that enables fast and simple rope splicing. With interchangeable rods,...

09 Jan 2017
AkzoNobel extends International® Toplac® colour range

AkzoNobel has extended its International Toplac range of high-performance paints with the introduction of two new colours. Toplac, a single component, long-lasting, high-gloss finish, has been admired on boats for many years. It is noted for its performance and ease of use.

Toplac’s fast-drying and smooth-flowing silicone alkyd formula produces a deep lustrous finish. The formula incorporates a system of Ultra Violet light filters to create a durable surface with outstanding gloss...

13 Nov 2016
3Si reveals new USCG approved Revere IBA open liferaft

3Si is to showcase its latest liferaft at METS, the Revere IBA (Inflatable Buoyant Apparatus), following its recent introduction into the market.

The Revere IBA is the new addition to the extensive range offered by Revere Survival, one of the 3Si group of companies and specialists with over 80 years in the safety and survival business.

Revere Survival offers a wide range of IBA liferaft sizes which, like the company’s entire range of SOLAS liferafts, has USCG approvals,...

14 Aug 2016
Cox Powertrain to Preview the World's First 300hp Marine Diesel Outboard at Cannes Yachting Festival

British diesel engine innovator, Cox Powertrain, will preview the world’s first 300hp marine diesel outboard engine the CXO300, at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival. Built specifically for marine use, Cox has brought together highly skilled engineers from Formula 1 racing and premium automotive engine design to develop this completely new concept diesel engine, providing gasoline outboard performance, with diesel economy and reliability.

Cox will display a full sized model of the...

06 Aug 2016
New C-Strobes and C-Lights by ACR Electronics

Global leader in safety and survival technologies ACR Electronics, a Drew Marine Company, is introducing its series of LED personnel distress lights.

Ideal for attaching inside life jackets, ACR’s new series of waterproof LED personnel distress lights includes the C-Strobe™ and water-activated C-Strobe™ H20 strobe lights, plus the C-Light™ and water-activated C-Light™ H20 steady-on personal distress lights.

C-Strobes

The USCG/SOLAS-approved, multi-...