After six weeks on pause it is time to press play. The Young 88 Association has worked with the organising authorities to make a diverse 88 event programme fit around a busy sailing calendar.
Category: Boat Brief
Thirty-six years ago a small New Zealand diesel service company was shoulder-tapped by Sweden’s Scania Industrial & Marine Engine Department to become its local distributor. It was a smart call – the brand’s now thoroughly established here.
A reader came across an article in our September 2019 issue about members of the Antique Outboard Motor Club Incorporated (AOMCI) and the origins of the outboard engine. Contrary to popular belief, he reckons Ole Evinrude didn’t invent the first outboard.
Man overboard victims might enjoy a better chance of rescue if wearing a SeeArch, a novel safety device developed by Canadian Neil Darroch. An easy-to-wear, comfortable unit that’s worn around a boatie’s waist, the SeeArch is activated much like a conventional lifejacket with a CO2 cartridge: pulling on the rip cord deploys a brightly-coloured, 1.5m-high...