Category: Boat Bling

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IPS for displacement vessels

IPS for displacement vessels

Volvo Penta’s new D13 propulsion system delivers the benefits of IPS to large semi-displacement yachts. In the updated D13 IPS 1350, the propulsion system’s torque curve has been modified to cope with higher thrust loads at slower speeds and a wider speed range. It also introduces two new SD-only propellers – the QS4 and QS5....

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SUPER 7

SUPER 7

Hyundai Marine New Zealand is launching a new SeasAll G7 inboard marine engine. The inline six-cylinder 6.8L 300-350hp engine will sit in the middle of Hyundai Marine’s current line-up. Available in light-duty commercial and heavy-duty commercial (producing a peak of 350hp @ 2800rpm and 300hp @ 2500rpm respectively), the G7 is ideal for work and...

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DEFINITELY FOR DINGHIES

DEFINITELY FOR DINGHIES

Dinghy sailors no longer need to consider a trade-off between performance and weight, says Ronstan designer Albert Mahoney. “Our Series 15 range of high-performance dinghy blocks is the smallest we’ve ever made – and the smallest on the market. In fact. If you try to make a smaller one you won’t have enough material to...

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COMPACT RADAR

COMPACT RADAR

B&G HALO20+ and HALO20 Radars are compact, lightweight, pulse-compression radome units, designed for smaller sailboats. Twenty inches in diameter, they weigh 5kg and provide excellent detection with short-range performance. HALO20+, with one of the fastest RPM rotations on the market, can detect targets from a greater distance than HALO20. Delivering a full 360o sweep every...

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FISHERMAN’S FRIEND

FISHERMAN’S FRIEND

The new 55lb thrust Haswing Cayman Bow Mount electric trolling motor comes complete with GPS. Haswing’s Helmsman App gives skippers wireless control from their Android or iOS device over functions such as Jog and Spot Lock, Record and Re-track and Return To. With encapsulated electronics and a sacrificial anode, corrosion resistance is excellent, making it...

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ANTARES FLAGSHIP

ANTARES FLAGSHIP

With an overall length of 11m, the new flagship of the Antares fleet is an outboard-powered family cruiser. The qualities of Beneteau’s Antares weekender range have stood the test of time for 40 years and the biggest and latest in the range focusses on comfort and space, as well as safety and innovation. She is...

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FIREPROOF SEALS

FIREPROOF SEALS

The world’s first fireproof bulkhead seals are rated for gliding speeds up to 40m/s. Featuring a dry-running gap seal, they are watertight, A-60 fireproof and electrically insulated from shafts and bulkheads. ProfiSeal fireproof bulkhead seals are available for shaft diameters between 50mm and 500mm (larger on request) and operate in temperatures ranging from -5 to...

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GET MORE THRUST

GET MORE THRUST

Sidepower, a leader in thruster systems, has released its most compact thruster to date. The SE20/SE25 suits vessels up to 7m, providing complete control when manoeuvring in tight areas. The 110mm diameter tunnel can be fitted in compact forward compartments where other thrusters are too large. Full galvanic isolation allows installation in aluminium as well...

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CHARGING AHEAD

CHARGING AHEAD

The REDARC Manager30 is a 30-amp, state-of-the-art battery management system designed to charge and maintain auxiliary batteries by incorporating AC, DC and solar inputs. It’s ideal for multiple battery banks. Features include a multi-stage AC-DC battery charger, multi-stage DC to DC charger, a MPPT solar regulator, battery monitor, dual battery isolator and load disconnect controller....

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ON THE RAK

ON THE RAK

The Railblaza RodRak is an expandable fishing rod storage system for hanging rods from any vertical or horizontal surface. The kit will hold two rods on the shed or garage walls, under the cabin roof, inside the gunnel or from any other place you can screw into. The hooks can be installed standalone, or joined...