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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
Spinlock extends the use of ceramic coated parts
The movement to smaller diameters of rope on board, increased loads and more powerful sails continues, with increased demands on rope holding products. 09 May 2017 - Boating Business
Elegant simplicity continues to be a requirement
‘Elegant simplicity’ continues to be the requirement for boat builders and owners. As Ian Cooke from C-Quip points out, boats are packed full of amazing technology for navigation systems, safety equipment, lighting, heating, cooling, generating power, propulsion, entertainment, toys and toy storage and virtually anything else, but most owners don’t want to see it all on display. 09 May 2017 - Boating Business
Clamcleats invests in new machinery
Clamcleats has introduced a number of updates to its range including an up to date design for its CL223 nylon loop cleat. 09 May 2017 - Boating Business
Marine industry follows the automotive industry
The marine industry is like the automotive industry – in the automotive industry, new developments and technology come into Formula One and then filter down to the ‘common’ car. In the marine industry technology filters down from the America’s Cup (now dubbed sailing’s F1) where money is no object to dinghies and cruisers year or so down the line. 09 May 2017 - Boating Business
New horizontal windlass from Lewmar
Having launched its new vertical windlass range last year, Lewmar has now launched its latest horizontal range of windlasses. The HX windlass, available from Aquafax, is suitable for boats up to around 40ft and is available in two motor sizes, 500W and 800W, writes Katina Read. 09 May 2017 - Boating Business
Design and functionality are kept at the forefront
The market is continuing to lean towards the soft shackle option with boaters unwilling to put metal shackles on their boats for deck gear any more. That’s the finding of Marineware which supplies the Antal range, writes Katina Read. 09 May 2017 - Boating Business
New heavy duty windlass from Vetus
The latest heavy duty windlass from Maxwell, a Vetus brand company, is the RC12HD that has a larger - 2000W - fan cooled 24V motor than the standard RC12 windlass. 09 May 2017 - Boating Business
Contender sees a discerning market
Over the last few years, there has been a shift to a more discerning market. That’s the finding of Alistair Shires of Contender Sailcloth. 09 May 2017 - Boating Business
Constrictor system does not crush rope
Unlike conventional clutches the Constrictor system available from SailTek does not crush rope between two metal surfaces. 09 May 2017 - Boating Business
Development in rope coatings sets companies apart
Rope technology has seen significant developments over the past three decades. From revolutionary new fibres of cores and covers that impact on strength to dramatic advances in the levels of rope durability, diameter, stretch and creep. 09 May 2017 - Boating Business
TMS is involved in design and distribution
Among the new advances from Technical Marine Supplies (TMS) is a range of rigging terminals, developed with Hamma and a New Zealand company. 08 May 2017 - Boating Business
New developments from Rutgerson
Rutgerson has completed its range of batten receptacles, allowing users to tension or change the batten in the sail without unscrewing the product. This last size – 1597, for yachts from 42 to 52ft - means the company can now provide them for yachts from 20ft to 70ft. 08 May 2017 - Boating Business
Plans for a rigging training course
There are currently no recognised training courses for riggers in the UK and anyone can set themselves up with a man and a van. That’s the finding from AllSpars that is now sitting down with British Marine to develop a course that could start as early as September. 08 May 2017 - Boating Business
Record year for Allen
Allen Brothers is enjoying a record year, with many product launches at the RYA Dinghy Show and more due at METSTRADE. 04 May 2017 - Boating Business
New rigging company opens its doors
New business Evolution Rigging has begun operating from its base at Suffolk Yacht Harbour on the east coast. Headed up by Richard Odell, formerly of Oyster Yachts, the team at Evolution Rigging has more than 40 years’ combined rigging and sailing experience. “Rigging and sails in particular come hand in hand, so it makes sense to ensure they are set up to complement each other rather than addressing them in isolation,” he said. 03 May 2017 - Boating Business
Chatham launches Aqua Go
Footwear brand Chatham is to launch its Aqua Go range for women as part of its Summer 2017 collection. 03 May 2017 - Boating Business