Engines & Equipment Reviews

  1. Reviews

    10 top marine tools for boating

    Alex Smith
    May 12, 2013

    Alex Smith outlines some of the key features to look for in the perfect Skipper’s portable tool… …Read More

  2. Reviews

    Cashback for outboard buyers

    Alex Smith
    Apr 14, 2013

    When your outboard engine can cost more than a car, it's good to see a pre-season 'cashback' offer to ease the pain... …Read More

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  4. Reviews

    Choosing the right sailcloth

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 8, 2013

    There’s a bewildering array of choices and compromises when it comes to choosing the material for new sails. Rupert Holmes guides you through the options… …Read More

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  7. Reviews

    Power Struggle: the economy of electric engines

    Alex Smith
    Mar 27, 2013

    Alex Smith wonders if the maths adds up with electric engines; excellent they may be, but at present, they don't compare very well with conventional engines, even with today's fuel prices …Read More

  8. Reviews

    The joy of outboard joysticks

    Charles Plueddeman
    Mar 13, 2013

    Evinrude, Yamaha, and Mercury had outboard joystick control systems in the water at the Miami Boat Show, on display to the public for the first time. …Read More

  9. Reviews

    10 top marine audio visual gadgets

    Alex Smith
    Mar 3, 2013

    Looking to play your tunes on the water? After a sound quality that beats your friends? Alex Smith examines ten of the best marine audio-visual products on the market… …Read More

  10. Reviews

    Bear Grylls launches new RIB range

    Alex Smith
    Feb 25, 2013

    Bear Grylls (celebrity survival expert and a man who appears perfectly content to drink his own urine from the skin of a dead snake) has launched a new line of leisure RIBs. …Read More

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  12. Reviews

    Fixing your marine engine at sea: emergency DIY tips

    Alex Smith
    Jan 20, 2013

    If your engine dies at sea, you need to have a plan. Alex Smith talks you through a few simple steps that might help… …Read More

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  14. Reviews

    10 great gadgets for your powerboat

    Alex Smith
    Dec 30, 2012

    Got a powerboat? Want a cool new gadget? Alex Smith picks ten of the greatest accessories the power-driven Skipper can buy… …Read More

  15. Reviews

    Wavejet: a motorised surfboard

    Alex Smith
    Dec 29, 2012

    Want a surfboard with an engine? Here's the solution! …Read More

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