Engines & Equipment Reviews

  1. Reviews

    Handheld VHF survives 120 days lost at sea

    Rob Melotti
    Jun 22, 2015

    Chance discovery proves handheld VHF design to be almost indestructible. …Read More

  2. Reviews

    EDF1: a compact alternative to pyrotechnic flares

    Alex Smith
    Apr 26, 2015

    Ocean Signal launches a new electronic distress flare – the rescueME EDF1. …Read More

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  4. Reviews

    Electric outboard engine questions and answers

    Dieter Loibner
    Apr 23, 2015

    A brief interview on the topic of electric outboard propulsion with Dr. Christoph Ballin of German electric outboard makers Torqeedo. …Read More

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  7. Reviews

    New outboard engines: Mercury Verado 350 and Verado 400R

    Charles Plueddeman
    Feb 17, 2015

    Mercury Marine revealed two new models in Miami, revealing a host of new components pump up the power of its flagship outboards. …Read More

  8. Reviews

    Powerboat simulator online: practice makes perfect

    Rob Melotti
    Jan 8, 2015

    If you're worried that your docking skills are getting rusty take a few minutes to try out this powerboat simulator. …Read More

  9. Reviews

    Dometic launches refrigerated cup holders

    Alex Smith
    Nov 25, 2014

    It may sound loony, but Dometic's refrigerated cup holder is affordable, DIY luxury for any boat owner, says Alex Smith. …Read More

  10. Reviews

    5 of the greatest marine inventions

    Alex Smith
    Nov 16, 2014

    Alex Smith picks five marine inventions he really wouldn’t want to do without. …Read More

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  12. Reviews

    What is AIS and is it worth fitting?

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 22, 2014

    Rupert Holmes weighs up the options for boat owners trying to decide whether or not to fit AIS. …Read More

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  14. Reviews

    6 handy marine apps for Android and iOS

    Alex Smith
    Oct 9, 2014

    If you fancy adding a fresh dimension to your boat life, a well-chosen marine app can be a cheap and entertaining way of making it happen. …Read More

  15. Reviews

    Ulysse Nardin releases special edition yachting watch

    Alex Smith
    Sep 20, 2014

    Legendary maritime watch maker Ulysse Nardin is the real deal, says Alex Smith. …Read More

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