Fitting Out – Page 13

  • Ultrasonic's Series II is pollutant free
    News

    Cost versus eco-friendly

    2013-04-23T11:54:00Z

    When it comes to a choice between eco friendly and cost, the latter often wins with consumers perhaps not being as environmentally aware as they should be writes Katina Read.

  • Solar panels are becoming smaller
    News

    Power without noise

    2013-04-23T11:53:00Z

    With an increase in boat owners taking longer cruises, many are looking for ways to charge their batteries other than by an engine, cutting down on diesel costs, the inconvenience of carrying extra fuel, noise and wear and tear, writes Katina Read.

  • Natural cleaning products are becoming more popular
    News

    More eco-friendly products?

    2013-04-23T11:53:00Z

    Many cleaning products may pollute streams, rivers and the sea and take a long time to degrade into harmless products. Some may not break down at all but may persist in the environment writes Katina Read.

  • CJ Marine interior
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    Boat interiors look like swish London flats

    2013-04-04T08:55:00Z

    When it comes to boat interiors, owners today are increasingly demanding greater comforts and more home-from-home luxuries, writes Katina Read. And manufacturers are starting to take note.

  • The Wallas 22DT kit is good for a price conscious buy at the moment
    News

    Back to basics? Not quite...

    2012-06-21T15:26:00Z

    There are two sides to the coin, says Darren Griffiths of Kuranda UK. “As much as technology moves on, there are some people who are ditching the idea and going back to the basics,” he says.

  • News

    Engineering at its heart

    2012-06-21T15:26:00Z

    It can be a difficult subject: a true HVAC design will look at every heat load on a system. This includes heat transfer across every bulkhead, window, deckhead and deck to measure heat gain or loss.

  • Boats are being fitted for different areas, giving HVAC suppliers food for thought
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    A change of scene

    2012-06-21T15:25:00Z

    The downturn has inevitably changed the game for the onboard air-conditioning, heating and water market as the larger UK boat builders are chasing wins in very different climates – both physical and economic.

  • Large, multilayered yachts do create some interesting challenges
    News

    Raising the pressure

    2012-06-21T15:25:00Z

    There’s a lot more to air-conditioning system design than most people think, says Lindsay Ross of Fischer Panda “It is very much an engineering subject,” he adds.

  • Webasto was involved with the futuristic 140ft 'Adastra', which although a Chinese build “involved quite a few British designers”
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    British innovation still meeting the challenge

    2012-06-21T15:25:00Z

    British engineering, despite everything, continues to make its mark across the globe – even in the somewhat overlooked heating and air conditioning sector. Stevie Knight waves the flag.

  • Lacquered fishskin – fully sustainable and eco-friendly
    News

    There are no rules, but there are trends

    2012-06-06T12:15:00Z

    Design Unlimited specialises in interior design and exterior styling for custom and production yachts. They’ve worked on many well known sailing and motor superyachts and with builders like Sunseeker, Bavaria and Hanse.

  • Dry-Mat is easy to install – just cut to fit
    News

    Dry-Mat anti-condensation keeps bunks dry

    2012-06-06T12:14:00Z

    Condensation has always been a problem on board, especially on aluminium boats. And a major problem for all those who sleep on boat mattresses which are on boards or fibreglass is keeping the bunks dry.

  • Oceanair’s Cabinshade
    News

    A blind in a cassette – the Cabinshade

    2012-06-06T12:14:00Z

    Oceanair has launched a cassette roller blind housed in a simple extrusion for hatches and windows. It’s called the Cabinshade.

  • An ordinary brass tailpipe found during the survey of a 10-year-old boat. It was so badly dezincified that the wall simply crumbled under a light tap - photo: Paul Stevens
    News

    The great seacock safety debate

    2012-05-16T18:20:00Z

    Last summer, Yachting Monthly ran some articles on how a simple seacock can sink an otherwise seemingly healthy boat, says Peter Nash. However, the RCD and standards came in for a bit of a bashing…

  • A diagram showing a keelcooled unit converting an insulated cold box
    News

    Chilling out: a market for change

    2012-02-29T17:42:00Z

    Many older boats were built with insulated fridge boxes that were originally packed with ice, and these can be easily converted in to a thermostatically controlled fridge.

  • News

    Easy fit for the flybridge

    2012-02-29T17:42:00Z

    Dometic has also launched an electric barbeque for the flybridge. It’s got a stainless mirror polish and a fixed grid that doesn’t rattle or move.

  • SF Self Adhesive Protection Foam will adhere, protect – and leave no nasty marks
    News

    What price protection?

    2012-02-29T17:41:00Z

    One of the age old problems for suppliers and manufacturers has been that the owners of boats can spend a fair bit of money on very slick appliances and fittings, and of course they want them delivered with the shine intact.

  • Dometic’s stylish circular ceramic cooktop
    News

    Big ideas for small spaces

    2012-02-29T17:41:00Z

    What is pushing the development of galley equipment? Well, until now, not so much. But a few companies are trying to change that, writes Stevie Knight.

  • Barton designed the roof traveller system forSealine’s SC35
    News

    Take a tip from the fish tank world

    2010-04-07T10:15:00Z

    Every so often we hear of products from completely different industries that could make it big in the marine industry, writes Peter Nash. And the sealants sold by Hutton Supplies could be one of them.

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    New products for boat exteriors

    2009-04-01T12:06:00Z

    Exterior fitting out is a pretty broad church so we use it to offer all the new products we' ve had in over the past two or three months, writes Peter Nash. So, in no particular order; read on.

  • News

    Marine interiors

    2009-03-01T12:06:00Z