Lowrance Ghost

Garmin, Lowrance enter electric motor market


Marine electronics manufacturers Garmin and Lowrance have entered the electric trolling motor market, with both companies unveiling new premium positioning motors at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) fishing tackle trade show held this week in Orlando, Florida.

Humphree to introduce range of larger fin stabilisers


New, easy-to-install fins can also be programmed to operate in conjunction with the Humphree interceptors

Solar Max panels from Xantrex

Xantrex launches new solar panel range


Canada-based Xantrex, part of the Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) group in the US, has developed a new range of rigid and flexible solar panels for the marine market. They are available in simple kit form containing charge controller, leads, and all necessary mounting requirements.


Mercury Racing 450R V-8 opens bigger boats to outboard power


Mercury Racing’s new 450R comes to market with the best power-to-weight and torque-to-weight ratios of any outboard engine of 400hp or more, making it a candidate for larger, heavier boats, opening additional markets to the performance division of Mercury Marine, and hastening the transition in the US from sterndrive to ...

Evinrude’s new G2 product targets a wide range of aluminum fishing boats, pontoon boats, RIBS and fibreglass runabouts

Evinrude expands E-TEC G2 outboard range


New three-cylinder 115 H.O., 140hp and 150hp models extend G2 range into ’core of the market’


WhisperPower introduces latest LiFePO4 battery


Dutch power and propulsion specialist WhisperPower has introduced its latest Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery, the Ion Power Basic. Designed as a suitable alternative to the conventional lead-acid battery, it has a lifespan that is up to three times longer.

Fastmount's SL-F15A rapid-fit female

Fastmount develops fastening solution for aluminium framework


New Zealand-based Fastmount has developed a heavy-duty hidden panel mounting solution for installing large interior panels onto aluminium or steel extrusion framework.


Fusion launches new Apollo RA670 in Palma


Kiwi marine audio specialists unveil latest addition to the award-winning Apollo Series marine entertainment system range at Palma boat show

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Brazilian builder launches new joystick-controlled yacht


One of Brazil’s biggest boatbuilders has introduced a new flybridge cruiser that it describes as the world’s first leisure boat without a steering wheel.

The Domani E32 is one of three boats nominated for a Boat of the Year Award at HISWA

Domani E32 to launch at 2019 HISWA show


The Domani E32, one of the most advanced sports boat designs on the market, is scheduled to launch at the 2019 HISWA In-Water Boat Show in early September.

Zeelander DutchCraft 56

Zeelander Yachts unveils new DutchCraft brand


Zeelander Yachts of the Netherlands has launched a new brand called DutchCraft. The first model in the series, the DutchCraft 56, will have its global debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September.

The OTAM 95 GTS will make its debut at Cannes

New Otam 85 GTS delivered to owner


Italian powerboat specialist Otam has delivered a full custom version of its Otam 85 GTS to its new over. The new 26m yacht will have its official debut at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival in September.

Textrax 1

NZ launches new electric amphibious boat


Textrax was unveiled at the recent Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show


Scape Yachts unveils new ‘Sport’ catamaran


South Africa’s newest catamaran model was officially launched this week – the Scape Sport 40, built by Cape Town builder Scape Yachts. The boat is a modified sport version of the better-known Scape 39, with design input from well-known local naval architects Anton du Toit and Simonis-Voogd.


XO launches new model range


New models getting longer, wider and less expensive

T242 WallyTender48 D6075br

Wally confirms orders for new 48


Italian builder announces three confirmed orders for its new 48 Wallytender

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