Engines & Equipment Reviews

  1. 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

  2. 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

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  4. 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

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  7. 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

  8. Reviews

    10 of the best marine watches for sailing and watersports

    Alex Smith
    Feb 18, 2013

    Alex Smith cherry picks ten of the best marine watches money can buy… …Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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

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  12. 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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  14. Reviews

    Torqeedo Deep Blue bound for London

    Alex Smith
    Dec 27, 2012

    The world’s most powerful electric outboard currently in production is set to appear at the London Boat Show from 12 to 20 January 2013. …Read More

  15. Reviews

    How to choose a GPS: 10 of the best GPS handhelds

    Alex Smith
    Dec 13, 2012

    Alex Smith hunts down ten of the best performing handheld GPS navigators on the market. …Read More

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