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Elvstrøm Sails acquires Elvstrøm Sails Sarl
Elvstrøm Sails has acquired its French sibling Elvstrøm Sails Sarl in a deal which will create the second biggest sail maker in the world. 21 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
Exclusive Ropeye distributor deal for Harken
Harken is to become the exclusive distributor of Ropeye products worldwide. 10 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
Foldable mast enables easier adjustments and access
A new foldable mast system will make rigging adjustments, maintenance, repairs, winter storage and transportation easier. 10 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
Stain remover makes life easier
Laypeople think boats are somehow always clean; owners know otherwise, spending hours keeping them in top condition. 31 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
KiwiGrip anti-slip deck coating can be painted over an existing surface
It’s often difficult to find a durable non-slip deck coating that is effective when painted over an old existing surface. However, KiwiGrip is one treatment said to offer a ‘hard-wearing, grippy surface for all boat deck applications’. 31 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
MasterTug makes moving boats light work
Lack of space is a problem in many boatyards, resulting in the need to move boats around frequently and into tight slots a tractor or hoist can’t negotiate. Most yards are forced to fall back onto manpower to achieve this, often risking accidents or injury to yard staff or damage to the boats in the process. 31 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Saltwater pressure washers could prove useful and economical
Using seawater to pressure wash off a boat’s hull when it’s initially lifted could save a small fortune if a boatyard’s water is metered; this is where Demon’s range of saltwater pressure washers could prove both useful and economical. 31 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Fault-finding in a NMEA instrument network
Many problems that occur within navigation systems are due to incompatibility or incorrect installation and wiring – especially when it comes to NMEA networking. 31 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Musto unveils ‘ocean friendly’ garment bags
Musto is to save 11 tonnes of plastic a year - the equivalent of more than 61,000 plastic bottles - thanks to changes in its packaging. 28 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Owatrol’s Deck Cleaner removes ground-in dirt
Owatrol's Deck Cleaner is sold as a powerful, all-round deck cleaner and teak brightener that removes ground -n and surface dirt while restoring a ‘bright, vibrant look’ to teak decks and handrails. 27 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Bio content in fuel leads to contamination
Fuel contamination is becoming an increasing problem thanks to the ‘bio’ content now being added to marine diesel, writes Duncan Kent. 27 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Solar array with integral MPPT control
A considerable number of fires are started on board winterised boats due to electrical items such as battery chargers and dehumidifiers being left on permanently and many marinas now insist shore power cables are disconnected from boats left unattended for long periods, either afloat or on the hard standing. 27 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Ebac’s RM95 uses a hot gas reverse-cycle system
There are two categories of active dehumidifier on the market – desiccant and compressor. In the former a fan draws air in and passes it through the top half of a slowly rotating wheel containing crystalline desiccant drawing moisture out and drying the air before it is returned. 27 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Opening a window is not an option
Preventing damp and the build-up of moisture can often be remedied by opening a window. However, in unheated spaces such as a boat left vacant for long periods over winter, this is not an option. 18 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Next to skin technology has seen rapid changes
When it comes to clothing, next to skin technology has seen some of the most rapid technology advances in recent years, says Amy Grealish, Henri Lloyd marketing manager. 27 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
Changes at Doyle Sails
Doyle Sails New Zealand is to take ownership of Doyle International from July 1. The company will also take a controlling interest in the Doyle Salem loft and Doyle Sails Europe (UK). 26 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
New website to drive Musto’s sales
Musto has launched a new website with the aim of driving revenue growth of more than 35% by June 2018. 19 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
New technical collection
Swedish brand Sail Racing has launched its new technical collection Reference, designed in house with the aim of covering sailor's needs in high performance racing. 23 May 2017 - Boating Business
Hyde Sails expansion
Hyde Sails has expanded and increased its loft space by a third to nearly 6,000m2 due to ‘relentless demand’. 15 May 2017 - Boating Business
New concept blocks from Barton
Companies spend many thousands if not millions of pounds over the years developing their products to make them more contemporary and appealing to today’s user. 10 May 2017 - Boating Business