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Sunseeker 95 Yacht

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12 Ones to watch

67 Philippe Briand


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We preview some of the new launches making their debut at or around the Southampton Boat Show – add them to you must see list!

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Nick Burnham makes a thorough appraisal of the performance, handling and style of the latest sports cruiser from Jeanneau

Boating Etiquette

The Royal Yachting Association’s Director of Training explains how we can all get along much better on the water with a little common courtesy and a few rules

Sunseeker 95 yacht

Frances and Michael Howorth take the rough with the smooth on the Dorset coast as they test drive Sunseeker’s already-popular 95

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Brush up on buoyage

Perfect your technical know-how for smooth cruising in harbour and on open water

Will our resident gas monkey find his heart and head finally singing from the same hymn sheet with this gorgeous incarnation from Alfa?

54 Polar expeditions 62 Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess Take a trip out of the ordinary with an extreme cruise to the polar regions

Take a tour around the luxury resort that’s home to the Bermudan leg of the 2017 America’s Cup


The world-renowned superyacht designer talks about the latest technical innovations in yacht design

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eptember often signals some of the best weather on the water, with late summer days turning into calm, glassy evenings. At this time of year I’m always keen to make the most of dwindling days afloat before winter really kicks in, so I’ll run to the coast whenever I get the opportunity. And I’m not the only one – with our shores and waterways becoming ever more crowded, it’s incredibly important to ensure that all us water users are able to get along, and that’s down in no small part to making sure that we’re all aware of the rules of the water. Luckily, this issue we have a handy reminder from the RYA, so turn to page 31 to refresh your memory on boating etiquette and ensure you’re a pleasure to be around! Other advice this month includes a useful guide to buoyage (page 41), and we were also lucky enough to find out what superyacht designer Philip Briand thinks about the latest trends in yacht design (page 67). This month also heralds the return of the Southampton Boat Show (page 53), now in its 48th year! Among the big names on show at Mayflower Park from 16-25 September this year are Sunseeker, Hanse, Cormate and Haines, all with new models for you to explore (we’ve a round up of many of the new models that’ll be on display on page 12). New on shore is the Festival Stage, which will play host to a line-up of live music and fashion shows that’ll keep the rest of your family entertained. We’ll see you there! .

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t this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival, American boat builder Sea Ray unveiled the latest model in its popular L-Class line-up, the exquisite L590, marking the first time this L-Class yachts will appear on the European market. Founded in 1959 and headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Sea Ray is the world’s largest manufacturer of superior quality pleasure boats. “We’re thrilled to introduce the L590 at the Cannes Yachting Festival,” said Luca Brancaleon, Sea Ray Boat Group Director of International Yacht sales . “Since last year’s show, when we debuted the flagship L650 Fly, the L-Class has been met with tremendous acclaim. Adding the L590 to the fleet further rounds out the premium selection we’re able to offer boaters.” The focus of the L590 is all about the quality interior styling and a luxurious finish, from the finely appointed control station, which includes dual helm seats and joystick control, to the full-beam mid ship stateroom, complete with private head, vast storage and cleverly placed hull windows for maximum light penetration. The ‘galley up’ design allows for a well-lit countertop and enables the chef to socialise with everyone on deck, and is equipped with everything you’ll need to whip up a quick meal.

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The latest addition to Beneteau’s Sense range, the Sense 57, will have its UK debut at the Southampton Boat Show this year. The Sense 57 is an ocean-cruising yacht with a unique style and redesigned access to the sea, delivering outstanding comfort under sail. Berret Racoupeau Yacht Design was the naval architect on the project, while Nauta Design, which has an established working relationship with Beneteau, designed the interior. Features include an exterior galley with plancha and sink cleverly concealed in the helm seats, large hull portholes which allow for extensive sea views and flood the interior with light, and an opening semi-hard-top Bimini. Extra elements can also be added to close 12 |

off the cockpit completely. Other practical features include the swim platform, which lifts to close, making the cockpit safe under sail. The Sense 57’s B&G electronics pack boasts an instrument panel at each helm station, with housing for a 9-inch plotter in addition to repeaters. Price from £327,583 ex VAT Ancasta +44 (0)2380 450000

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Williams Jet Tenders, the world’s leading jet tender manufacturer, is delighted to announce an exciting fresh development for the company with the launch of the new Minijet range – a smaller and lighter weight tender option that will allow owners of sub 45ft power and sail boats to experience the world of Williams. Powered by the industry-leading BRP Rotax® Ace 900 engine, the Minijet will weigh in at under 200kg, making it around 100kg lighter than the equivalent Turbojet model. Its lighter weight and more compact dimensions will enable it to fit on a much wider range of boats, as well as giving it a more accessible price point, all without

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The redesigned Predator 68 MK II is built with sport yacht lovers’ desires and needs in mind. The cleverly engineered cockpit door mechanism allows it to open conventionally, but also lower itself into the sole of the yacht. Depending on the owner’s wishes, the Predator 68 MK II can be transformed into an ‘open’ yacht in warmer regions or a ‘closed’ yacht in cooler climates. This discreet patio door creates a seamless inside/outside entertaining area. The generous saloon includes a sumptuous U-shaped seating area, bar and social seating area at the stern, whilst the exterior features a superb sunbed on the foredeck for soaking up the sun. Below deck from the saloon there are three spacious en-suite cabins, comprising

compromising on the exceptional performance and quality on which Williams has built its reputation. The Minijet will offer unrivalled functionality with its shallow draft and manoeuvrability, and with no outboard engine to fit or remove every time, it’s simpler to use. Its design features will incorporate the signature Williams quality fit and finish, delivering the trademark performance and handling expected from a Williams – there aren’t many 2.80m tenders that comfortably travel at 35mph! Price from £13,995 inc VAT


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of an aft Master, starboard Twin and forward VIP, all equipped with individually controllable audio/video entertainment systems. Drawing on inspiration from Sunseeker’s fastest-ever selling model, the Predator 57, the sleek exterior lines boast the latest in exterior glazing and incorporate unparalleled amounts of curved glass to emphasise its dramatic design. This yacht is powered by MAN V8 1,200 horsepower engines to comfortably cruise at 24 knots with a cruising range of 300 nautical miles. Alternatively, with the newly offered MAN V12 1,550 engines, owners can reach incredible speeds of up to 43 knots. Price from £1,627,000 Issue 10 |

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Yachts 51

Enter into a world of Luxury and comfort on board the NEW Jeanneau Yachts 51. This new entry level model in the Yachts range joins the 54, 58 and 64 models in this prestigious line up. The boat is a Philippe Briand design and the interior is by Andrew Winch – that’s a great pedigree for a boat that is set to make a massive impact on the 50 foot class of boats. Her beautiful lines mean she will never go unnoticed, wherever she is in the world. She has a huge cockpit that has been specifically designed to provide comfort and security for the passengers while allowing the skipper to handle the controls from the helm. Her large storage capacity, long bench seats and cockpit table means she can cope with eight people comfortably. Below decks the uncompromising use

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of fine woods, leather, and Corian stone produce a finish that’s normally only found on custom-built yachts. Layout options from three cabin three heads to skipper cabins and utility rooms give the owner the opportunity to design the boat to fit his or her lifestyle. In addition, full-size appliances, large comfortable cabins, and self-sufficient options like water makers and generators give you the capacity to stay at sea for extended periods. Price from e276,700 ex VAT Trafford Yachts +44 (0)1752 600120



Never stop. Do not see the existing as the norm of the future. The result is an exceptional sailing yacht that sets new standards with innovations and design. The new Hanse 588 – the sailing yacht of tomorrow! The new Hanse 588 combines sailing performance with comfort, articulates its striking design and initiates passion. New features include a new powerful sail plan with a high mast and a second forestay for the reacher. The cockpit comes with elegant options such as a sleek T-top and a barbecue bar. One of the most important innovations is the Silent Master Cabin, which gives the owner the unique feeling of peace and relaxation. Elegant and distinctive lines characterise the unique design of Hanse. The new Hanse 588 14 |

enhances this style by a low, sleek deck, expressive details and thus combines stylish sovereignty with sporty elegance. Silence is a precious good in today’s world. It helps us to relax and gives us a moment for ourselves. Hanse therefore developed a Silent Master Cabin for the new Hanse 588. It is build with specially developed acoustic insulation and shields the cabin against sounds from the yacht and the environment. Price from £440,000 inc VAT (all prices are inclusive of delivery to the UK, antifouling, launching and commissioning) Inspiration Marine

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The Beneteau Oceanis 41.1, a new addition to Beneteau’s enduringly popular Oceanis range, will be debuted in the UK at Southampton Boat Show 2016. The Oceanis 41.1 is a distillation of performance at sea and onboard intelligence. The 41.1 has a perfectly balanced chined FinotConq hull, and its sail plan, with the mast positioned further back, guarantees excellent balance under sail. Six large portholes bathe the Nauta Design interior in light, and the full-beam layout simplifies life on board. There is a wide scope for personalisation as different options for layouts, cabins, interior finishes and the number of bathrooms are available, allowing owners to create a yacht that matches their sailing

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style. Depending on the layout chosen, the master cabin can have double doors opening on to the central living space. The two-cabin version allows for a utility room with a dishwasher and storage, as well as a large cockpit locker with access from inside. Clever design touches feature all over the yacht; the transom closing the aft of the yacht opens out to provide a huge swim platform, with affords direct access to the sea, while preserving space and comfort in the cockpit. Price from £121,416 ex VAT Ancasta +44 (0)2380 450000


Targa 53 open

A new model in the popular 53ft range from luxury British boat manufacturer Fairline Yachts opens up a host of new possibilities for boaters who love to entertain. This latest addition is the Targa 53 OPEN, which debuts at Southampton Boat Show. Available for the 2017 Model Year, the new Targa 53 OPEN express cruiser maximises the feeling of freedom and fun on the water by providing uninterrupted entertaining space above decks and comfortable accommodation below. This sleek and stylish cruiser is emphasised by an eye-catching, tapered hull glazing that accentuates the dynamic character of this sporty Targa model. The sophisticated design maximises natural light and brings added

brightness to the spacious master cabin, galley and saloon below. The cockpit boasts a large sun bed over the tender garage, generous ‘U’ shaped cockpit seating with a wet bar opposite and spacious companion seating across from the helm. The Targa 53 OPEN offers a choice of three shaft driven engine options, two from Volvo and one from Caterpillar, offering a minimum fully loaded speed in excess of 30 knots and a range of at least 300 nautical miles. There will also be the option to add stabilisation, with the boat accepting a choice of either fin or gyroscopic stabilisers, ensuring the highest level of comfort on board. Price from £766,800 inc VAT Issue 10 |

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Sunseeker International is delighted to present its smallest flybridge model for over a decade, the new Manhattan 52 at this year’s Southampton Boat Show Stand C080. The Manhattan 52 is devised to maximise entertainment options, light and living space throughout the boat. Its hull incorporates unparalleled amounts of curved glass to emphasise its sleek lines as well as bringing the outside in and sets the design direction for a new wave of Manhattan models that will be introduced over the coming years. The Manhattan 52 enables its owner to enjoy the sumptuous space the open layout provides, showcasing the wonderfully well-equipped bathing platform and transom area that can be converted into a mini

beach club – a unique and unrivalled feature for a boat in this class. This area offers an inviting space for family and friends to enjoy the optional built-in barbecue, overhead shower and fold down transom seating. A standout feature that truly sets the Manhattan 52 apart from its peers is the hinged glass cockpit/galley window that opens upwards and outwards, which, alongside the bi-fold saloon doors, creates an exceptional inside/outside environment. The convertible helm seating area is another new feature, designed to enhance life onboard as it allows owners to fold the seats forward to provide an incredibly large saloon seating area. Price from £757,000 ex VAT


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More space, more comfort! A big cockpit with two wheels and a spacious, comfortable layout below deck with three cabins are just two features of the new three-cabin Cruiser 34. Below deck there’s space for six people in three generous cabins. Given that the Cruiser 34 offers an unbelievable space in her boat size, preparing meals in the large L-shaped galley is a pure joy. With two steering wheels the helmsman has optimum visibility. It was important to the yacht’s designers to form the seats ergonomically, so a long day at sea can still be a real pleasure. The cockpit offers a lot of space from the bathing platform through to the companionway. Trimming the sails is an easy operation: the 16 |

main sheet is led on the coach roof and the fore sail is trimmed via winches from the cockpit, all of which is conveniently within reach of the helmsman. The new three-cabin Cruiser 34 gives everyone the opportunity to enjoy sailing. Price from £73,788 ex VAT Clipper Marine +44 (0)1489 550583

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36 Hybrid

This completely new motor yacht extends the current Greenline Hybrid model range bearing signature Greenline DNA and philosophy. A single-engine, double-cabin new generation Greenline, the 36 Hybrid brings more speed, more comfort, more convenience, better value at purchase and reduced cost of ownership. With the 36 Hybrid, Greenline has brought another level of comfort and convenience on board, introducing as standard equipment the large-capacity lithium battery connected to a high-capacity inverter/ charger, meaning you can use regular home appliances: from highvolume fridge to TV, from electric cooker to blender or toaster. The Greenline 36 Hybrid is the first production yacht ever to offer

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air conditioning/heating unit as a standard feature. It can run throughout the night without the noise of a generator thanks to a lithium battery and solar panels, also as a standard. Please contact Inspiration Marine Group for more information about Greenline 36 Hybrid specification, features, options and availability. Price from £270,000 inc VAT (all prices are inclusive of delivery to the UK, antifouling, launching and commissioning) Inspiration Marine


1090 Hardtop

Making its Southampton Boat Show debut is the Sheerline 1090 Hardtop; this hand-build, semi-displacement Category ‘B’ cruiser is equally at home on inland or coastal waters with speeds up to 20 knots with a single Volvo D4 300hp diesel engine. The forward cabin offers an island double or conversion to v-berths, while the second cabin has a full-beam double bed. The hardtop boasts a large electric sunroof, making the cockpit – with its spacious seating for eight including wet bar and fridge – the perfect area for entertaining. Come and admire British craftsmanship at its best.

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Beneteau’s new 38.1 is designed in the tradition of the new Oceanis 41.1, cleverly combining practical features, performance and elegance while also offering customers opportunities to customise their yachts to suit their sailing style – something not usually seen on yachts of this size. The chined hull of the Oceanis 38.1 makes for comfortable cruising, while this cruiser’s rigidity under sail offers exceptional stability. Two helm stations, a mainsail arch and a huge swim platform mean that the Oceanis 38.1 has a lot to offer for its size. Inside, the owner’s cabin has been afforded greater privacy and the living space in the saloon has been rethought. A new L-shaped galley makes a facing seat saloon arrangement possible. The space

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Sunseeker International is proud to showcase the new 95 Yacht, with its innovative layout, striking lines and fresh design direction that has become synonymous with the company’s next generation of larger yachts. The second new model launched this year, the 95 Yacht exemplifies the latest in Sunseeker’s cutting-edge design, with all the spacious elegance of its highly successful sister, the 28 Metre Yacht, it combines a superyacht feel with all the practical advantages of a yacht in this size category. The 95 Yacht’s standout feature is its unique main deck layout with a special master cabin triplex configuration for even greater 18 |

has been well optimised to allow eight people to sit round the table. The Oceanis 38.1 comes with a B&G Electronics pack. From £94,250 ex VAT Ancasta +44 (0)2380 450000


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flexibility and space from a class above. With the luxurious master stateroom berth on the main deck, a forward staircase leads to a mid-level dressing area and sumptuous en-suite. Above deck, the spacious flybridge is well equipped with a second helm, bar, optional hot tub and plenty of seating for guests to be entertained in style. As with all Sunseeker’s new wave of 2016 models, the 95 Yacht is based on the classic deep V hull with performance at its heart, enabling it to cruise at up to 24 knots or accelerate up to 28 knots, depending on engine option. Price from £5,900,000 ex VAT

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Based on a world championship-winning Dehler yacht, the first genuine performance cruiser ever was created 30 years ago: the Dehler 34. Now she is back – in a ground-breaking and distinctive way. The new Dehler 34 blends speediness with excellent sailing properties in order to find a perfect balance between comfort and performance. Her elegant and dynamic exterior lines also show it is a perfect performance cruiser – representing all the values by which the most demanding sailors recognise a true yacht: velocity, safety, beauty – and German engineering. The new Dehler 34 is as changeable as a chameleon and adapts completely to your wishes. For a family-friendly leisure cruiser with all amenities, select a beautiful teak deck and a large bathing platform for

swimming fun. The sports version includes carbon rig, T-speed-keel, deeper rudder, laminate sails and thus carries less weight. The interior of the Dehler 34 is well thought out and perfected down to the last detail. She is designed with the leading 3D software CATIA, which is also used for aircraft development. Working in a virtual yacht, the most qualified engineers divide spaces in a smart way, create extraordinary furniture shapes, invent new techniques – and doing so, they turn the laws of physics into an unrivalled sailing experience. Price from £128,000 inc VAT (all prices are inclusive of delivery to the UK, antifouling, launching and commissioning) Inspiration Marine



Bavaria have launched the new R40, the first model in their R(evolution) range. Available as flybridge or coupe versions, the first flybridge model will be on show at this year’s Southampton Boat Show. The R in the R40 stands for: Realise your dreams, Rapid, Responsive, Relaxing and Revolutionary. Bavaria says, “The new Bavaria R40 sets a new landmark, not just for Bavaria, but for motoryachts of this size.” Featuring strong, elegant lines and a luxurious interior, this revolutionary new motoryacht uses infusion technology for the construction of its V-shaped hull. It will be equipped with 370hp

Volvo Penta D6 Z-Drive engines producing a top speed that expected to reach 35 knots. Alternatively Volvo Penta D6-400 engines are available. Price from £284,191 ex VAT Clipper Marine +44 (0)1489 550583

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TBS Boats Bray are pleased to be introducing the exciting Waterspoor 711 Dutch Sloop at the Southampton Boat Show this year. These traditional Dutch sloops are perfect for the lazy days on the river or making short coastal passages with speeds up to 25 knots. The range starts from 6.3m to 8.0m and provides seating for up to 10; a large range of options are offered including cooker, fridge and toilet; each model can be customised from hull colours to upholstery and canopy options. Customers also have a choice of engine manufacturers and sizes to suit every requirement.

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Review A surprising internal layout sets this mid thirty foot sportscruiser apart from the crowd, discovers nick burnham


014 saw the launch of a brand new look for Jeanneau’s Leader range in the shape of the sharp-edged 40 offered in ‘Sportop’ hardtop and open cockpit configurations. The second of this fresh new concept is now with us – the Leader 36. From the outside it looks as though the sum total of design input was to plonk the plans of the Leader 40 into a photocopier, press ‘reduce to seven eighths’ and hit ‘copy’ before retiring for a long lunch to celebrate a job well done, but actually this is a very different boat, nowhere more so than inside. The vast majority of sports cruisers mid thirty feet and beyond offer a two-cabin layout – master forward, mid cabin with a pair of transverse berths aft and a saloon/galley in the centre dividing the two. A quick glance at the plans suggests that this boat is no different, but then you look a little closer and notice that the foot of the forward bed seems to extend over the L–shaped dinette – that can’t be right can it? Once physically on board all becomes clear and in fact, Jeanneau have been very clever indeed. In ‘day’ mode the whole front of the cabin is open plan so as you enter the saloon from deck level you pass the galley to port and generous heads (with separate shower stall) to starboard to find the forward bed on show – a drop down section at the foot of it allowing the whole of the L–shaped dinette to be used. This in itself is nothing new; Regal opt for a similar layout on its 35 Express Coupe, as does Bavaria on its Sport 330. With no fixed forward bulkhead it’s a layout that feels more open plan, offering a greater sense of space albeit at the expense of privacy for those using the forward berth. However the Leader 36 has a very clever trick up its sleeve. At night, a sliding bulkhead transforms everything forward of the galley and heads into a  massive forward cabin, taking the dinette with it to

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 Twin Volva Penta D4 diesel engines in either 260hp or 300hp provide the power

 The helm layout is ergonomic and under the sportop offers a seat in the sun

 A large dinette wraps around a folding table and transforms into an ample sunpad

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create a master cabin far bigger than you’d achieve with a fixed bulkhead positioned further forward in the boat. It means that the owner benefits from a far larger cabin, but both cabins can access the galley and heads for nocturnal visits without disturbing the other occupants. The only downside is that you can’t used the dinette as a third sleeping area at night, but for most that would be a sacrifice worth making in return for that massively larger fore cabin. And your guests back aft in the mid cabin are hardly short changed. There is masses of space in the lobby area as you enter the cabin, a reasonable level of storage, the ability to infill the two singles to create a double, and even a settee large enough to act as a small third berth – terrific if you have three children and going some way toward making up for that lost converting dinette. In the cockpit the reason for all that headroom at the entrance to the mid cabin becomes clear, Jeanneau have fitted a chaise longue to the forward port side – rather an indulgent feature in a medium sized boat and one that benefits the interior far more than the exterior – a single small seat being the only place to perch underway if you want to keep the helmsman company.

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Further aft, things improve considerably with a large dinette wrapped around a folding cockpit table. There’s a small sunpad aft that is easily extended by simple dint of folding the dividing dinette backrest forward to create aft facing lounging space, and a useful wet bar takes care of alfresco refreshments. Overhead you can choose between an open boat with a forward canted radar arch or opt for an open backed hardtop that Jeanneau refer to as the ‘Sportop’. Unusually, the latter features a solid sliding roof section rather than the normal concertinaing fabric opening. As a result it doesn’t open as far (it requires a roof section of equal length to retract over) but it is a more weatherproof and durable solution. Michael Peters Yacht Design (based in Florida and with a client list that includes Chris–Craft, Azimut and Cigarette) is responsible for the hull and it’s every bit as good as you’d hope from someone with such an illustrious pedigree. Soft riding and confidence inspiring, it handled the challengingly blustery conditions off Cannes during our test with aplomb. Twin Volvo Penta D4 diesel engines in either 260hp or 300hp guise (there is no single engine option – the only alternative is a pair of Mercruiser V8 petrol engines) provide the motive power. You’ll top 36 knots with the larger D4 motors, but what’s impressive is the ability to back right off to 18 knots yet still stay comfortably on the plane, giving a 26 |

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terrific range of cruising speeds from a super economical 20 knots (where you’ll be achieving nearly 2mpg) to a distance shrinking 30 knots plus. Back in port, a huge section of aft cockpit floor lifts electrically to create superb engine access and there’s even a small lazarette beneath the floor just ahead of the engine bay. The finish isn’t quite at Princess yacht levels, but the fit out is good and the price sensible – even after allowing for the inevitably basic spec that turn options into essentials (it’s French, they all do it). Add that cunning interior layout, sharp looks, optional hardtop and offshore capability and you end up with a boat that ought to make the short list of anyone looking for a mid thirty foot sportscruiser.

 A clever internal layout turns the L-shaped dinette into another cabin when the boat is in night mode

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seat offers the best view aboard when cruising at speed in absolute comfort and safety. But not all changes are aesthetic: the new 78HT Evolution hides a revolutionary ‘Silent Package’ that utilises a system of lithium-ion batteries along with a smart energy management system and an intelligent multi-stage air conditioning system. In simple terms this allows you to sit at anchor the entire day and run all electrical systems – including air conditioning, audio/video and appliances – with the generator running only for a short charge at midday. The result: complete silence while enjoying the sea. More importantly, after a short charge in the evening before going to bed, you and your guests will be able to sleep in cool, silent cabins. This technical solution, along with the ever improving efforts by Numarine Engineering to reduce all sources of noise, vibration and harshness, has made this 78HT Evolution a new benchmark for comfort on board, both in navigation, with luxury car noise levels, and when moored or anchored. Probably the quietest series-built yacht in its class today, with 66dB in the lower deck area at cruise speeds.


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t seems that no matter who you talk to on the water, be they a sailor, an angler, a motor cruiser, a personal watercraft operator or even a kayaker, everyone has a gripe of some kind about another water user. Fishermen complain that yachtsmen use them as rounding marks while they are anchored and fishing. Motor cruisers complain about personal water craft users coming in too close and creating too much noise and wake in quiet anchorages. Yachtsmen complain that power boaters pass them at speed and too close, creating unnecessary wash. And, of course, everyone complains that no-one else knows ‘the rules’… 

Mind your manners Take a little time to learn the rules of the road, explains Richard Falk, RYA Director of Training and Qualifications, and remember: a little bit of courtesy goes a long way

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On the road Generally speaking, our road system works quite well in that motorists keep a safe and courteous distance apart and the majority of the time, and road users respect one another. The same tends to go for motor bike riders and cyclists. Of course, the situation on our roads is somewhat different. Even though the roads are far more congested and operating at higher speeds, there is clear signage and – even more importantly – lines marked on the road provide drivers with some guidance as to where they should or should not be going.

to the next. A classic example of this is the widely (and incorrectly) held belief that a vessel that is racing has rights over other non-racing water users. This is not the case and has been the cause of many an irate interaction by sailors in crossing situations the world over. Those who know the rules of the road but choose to ignore them or to push the boundaries to their limits do themselves and their fellow boaters no favours. A great example of this would be a sailing vessel tacking up a waterway outside of a shipping channel as a large commercial vessel constrained by draft makes its way up the channel. In reality as long as the sailing vessel remains clear of the

On the water In theory, those on the water should have a much simpler time of it given the lower speeds at which the majority of craft are operating and the significantly smaller volumes of traffic. For some reason, however, many of us still excel at winding up our fellow boaters! For many this comes down to not knowing the International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea (IRPCS), while for others it is a case of knowing the rules but simply choosing to ignore them. At best this causes annoyance to others on the water; at worst it risks serious injury or worse. Learning tools Getting to know the rules of the road is not difficult. There are many good books written with useful diagrams and examples of situations in which you are likely to find yourself as a boater, regardless of the type of craft you may favour Be careful, though – there are many urban myths surrounding these rules that seem to get passed from one boating generation 32 |

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Marina tech channel it is completely within its rights to be there and there is no harm done. However, if that vessel is sailing right to the very edge of the channel and tacking at the last moment possible, while on an intercepting course with a 40,000 gt ship, the master of the ship has no way of knowing whether the sailing vessel has actually seen them, and so is likely to give the sailors five blasts on the ships horn to ensure they know he is there and that he is unsure of the intentions of the yacht. In short, very few people on the water are blessed with the gift of being able to read minds. Therefore, there are times when taking early and clear actions may well make your life and those of others on the water more peaceful, rather than pressing home your rights when it simply is not necessary. Avoiding increased regulation We are fortunate in this country to still be relatively unburdened in terms of regulation and legislation surrounding leisure boating. A great way of ensuring that situation is maintained is to act in a courteous fashion when afloat. Keeping clear of other craft, operating at speeds that don’t create wash for other craft and generally just being sensible when interacting with other vessels (regardless of what type they may be) goes a long way towards helping everyone enjoy their time on the water a little more. Blood pressures are reduced, tempers controlled and – most importantly – safety is improved. It is much easier to argue against increased regulation when the boating public acts in a responsible and courteous fashion, rather than as a bunch of selfish hoons with no regard for others. So next time you are on the water, think about what you are doing not just in terms of your own safety and enjoyment, but also in terms of how it impacts the other boaters around you. You might just find that you receive a grateful wave as you pass at low speed rather than an angry stream of abuse as you roar past at 25 knots upsetting lunch and throwing people around the cockpit of a boat at anchor.  With so many pleasure boaters on the water nowadays, knowledge of the rules of the water are essential if everyone’s to enjoy themselves

 Responsible and courteous behaviour on the water will hopefully mean that we can avoid the need for increased regulation

Find out more The RYA offers a wide range of theory and practical courses for all types of boats and craft. Whilst we can’t teach you common courtesy we can ensure you know the rules of the road and the type of behaviour afloat that is likely to keep you safe. From there we hope you can go and put your knowledge and skills to good use with greater confidence on the water. Visit to find out more.

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eker95 Frances and Michael Howorth put the all new Sunseeker 95 Yacht through her paces in the rough waters off Poole on the South Coast


own on the docks in Dorset, Sunseeker International unveiled the first of the eagerly anticipated new 95 Yacht range to selected members of the yachting press on a cold wet blustery day that only Britain calls great. We were there and through the driving rain, we got our first chance to see the new yacht’s exterior. Rushing on board we showed an unusual desire to skip the exterior and began exploring her somewhat innovative layout. She shares the hull mouldings of her successful sister the 28 metre yacht but her interior, 30% larger by volume than her sister, seems to combine a spacious superyacht feel mixed with many more practical advantages of a yacht in this size category. Below deck In its standard layout she features a special master cabin on the main deck that is almost duplex in configuration. The full beam master suite takes full advantage of the side windows and an abundance of mirrored bulkheads to give the feeling of greater amounts of space, while forward, a short staircase leads down to a mid-level dressing area and en-suite that further enhances the superyacht feel of spaciousness. The cleverly designed sleeping area is further enhanced with a small dressing table style desk and a pop-out door to starboard that leads directly from the cabin onto the side deck. There is more sleeping accommodation one deck below and here, on the model we were sea trialling, it is made up of three cabins that are both spacious and well thought out. The option of converting the same space into a four-cabin layout would, we feel, end up feeling small and the initial impact of spaciousness first felt upon boarding would as a consequence be lost. That said, this yacht managed to fit in two twin cabins that could be converted into doubles by sliding the two rather skinny singles together. The third ensuite cabin on this deck was a not-too-shabby VIP where the level of space and comfortable amenities weren’t far short of those in the master suite.


Main deck Carrying on the split-level concept that began in the master cabin, the raised pilot house offers even more flexibility, contributing as it does to the more expansive main deck layout. This means that the oddly shaped galley/pantry 

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combination is squeezed into a space that is beside and below the pilot house. Oddly shaped it maybe, but it nevertheless manages to boast its own on deck access door and is well enough laid out to look after the needs of eight guests and four crew. The galley serves a dining table set immediately aft of it and this will be without doubt a most pleasing area to eat in. Drop down bulkheads to starboard give the room a ‘terrace over the sea’ feel. The size of the table and the fact that it lends itself to seating eight reinforces our feeling that this boat is going to be over-crowded if the number of guests exceeds that figure. We might change that view if the boat were not to carry crew and instead be operated by the owner, who would then have the crew spaces aft of the engine room as additional real estate for conversion into guest cabins. Those crew cabins aren’t large, but given that the yacht has to appeal to an audience worldwide it is necessary to show the ability to carry crew. Yet many families will instead, we suspect, use the space as bedrooms for the younger members of the family. The main saloon and the aft deck are bright and spacious and while they are two separate areas act together as the focal point of the boat in warm waters. The décor on these yachts makes use of the builder’s ability to produce wonderfully engineered furniture in-house. Lightweight panels of MDF and marine plywood are cleverly covered in veneers of mahogany and wenge that vary in thickness from 6-18mm. Clever, custombuilt machinery in the factory can both apply the veneer to the thin ends or edges and then a second machine automatically coats those same edges with a high gloss lacquer that is cured within seconds using ultra violet light. The result is a never-wavering supply of well-built, perfectly finished furniture that has that sleek and expensive looking high-gloss quality feel about it. The technical areas While we aren’t fans of the raised pilothouse concept because it tends to make it a somewhat less friendly space when compared to a more conventional wheelhouse, we have to admit that on this yacht, above decks, there is plenty of room for a spacious flybridge that is well equipped with a second helm, bar, optional hot tub and plenty of seating for guests to be entertained in style. Both the upper and lower helm stations are well equipped with the upper one having by far the best view when it comes to confined water handling. Below, there is ample space to handle paper charts, but here again given the yacht’s length and therefore classification regulations that she’ll be obliged to adhere to, it is far more likely that the owner will opt to use electronic charting systems devised for the leisure yachting market and will not need such a large chart table. There are many instances in which Sunseeker has been clever and thought things through from an operational point of view. Much of that can be seen below decks and during the build. For example, this yacht is built with her services and cabling running underneath the decks rather than inside the bulkheads. This allows for more volume to be allocated to the yacht’s beam and, as a result, adds to the feeling of spaciousness. In the engine room a far more flexible method of power generation has been allowed for. This yacht is the first from the builder to carry three smaller generators instead 38 |

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Marina Review of two medium-sized versions. On this yacht three, 20 kilowatt Kolhers are controlled to become fully synchronous using a specifically designed automatic power management system All at sea Interior inspection over, and with the continuous rain abating slightly, it was time to take the yacht to sea. Here we would like to report that we were as hugely impressed with her motion as we were with her appearances inside and out. Unfortunately, it seems that in their desire for height and therefore more space the yacht has suffered slightly in regard to her ride. Even with a force two wind speed and seas less than half a metre in height, she seemed to snatch and bounce at all speeds. She has been built using the classic deep V hull with performance at its heart, enabling her to cruise at up to 24 knots or accelerate up to 28 knots, depending on engine option. Yet it was only with the wind astern of the beam that we found the boat to be really comfortable. With the wind aft, she handled well at speed, tucked herself nicely into the turns we threw her into and performed well. In smooth waters of the harbour, she was dream personified reacting well to the slightest of engine command and, using the bow and stern thrusters, seemed to move sideways effortlessly making docking a dream. She is already proving to be a popular boat from a sales point of view and the first six hulls have already been sold. Sean Robertson, Sales Director at Sunseeker International said: “The 95 Yacht is yet another stunning illustration of how striking lines can still be combined with a voluminous interior. Its design has evolved to perfectly emulate the new design direction of our larger models, yet it still remains unmistakeably a Sunseeker. As the second in a series of product launches we have set for this year, this is further evidence of our commitment to invest in developing new exciting models which lead the way in technical and design innovation; providing our customers with the best possible choice within their preferred size range.” The verdict We believe in launching the 95 Yacht Sunseeker have plugged a gap in their model range to produce what will become a worthy successor to the Sunseeker 28 metre. Our verdict is that in designing her, Sunseeker have successfully created a real eye pleaser that will be wonderful in a marina and gloriously at home in a quite sun soaked anchorage with unruffled waters. Just do not add too many rough seas to the mix.

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Don’t be blasé about buoyage It never hurts to refresh your memory… There’s a big difference between seeing, understanding and interpreting for a safe passage explains Rachel Andrews, RYA Chief Instructor, Motor Cruising and Power


t is a bit of an understatement to say that an understanding of buoyage is pretty important when you are heading out to sea. Even if you are an experienced mariner, it never hurts to refresh your memory, so here is a brief overview of what buoys to look for and what they mean (this is by no means and exhaustive list of all the buoyage you may see out on the water).

Port & Starboard Marks These are the most common marks, marking the outer edge of a channel. They flash red or green to any rhythm (apart from group flashing 2+1, which is reserved for preferred channel marks which may be seen where a channel divides). The light sequence will be marked on the chart for a specific buoy. Lateral marks are laid in the direction of the flood tide. In International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) region A, which incorporates much of the world, including the UK and Europe, red cans mark the port side of the channel, and green cones mark the starboard side. Did you know that in North and South America, and certain parts of South-East Asia, although the shapes of the buoys are consistent, the colour of the lateral marks are the opposite? These areas are part of IALA (B) – just to keep you on your toes! This is something you will need to explore in more detail if you are planning on venturing further afield. 

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Cardinal Marks These are used to indicate the direction of the safest navigable water from a mark. For example, if you see a South Cardinal ahead, you should stay to the south. The light sequences can be either quick (Q) or very quick (VQ), which allows for two similar nearby marks to be uniquely identified by their lights. Cardinal marks are often seen off headlands, shoals or potentially a change in the direction of buoyage. They are laid to indicate the area of safe water.


Continuous quick white flash


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Safe Water Mark Sometimes called a ‘Fairway Buoy’ or ‘Sea Buoy’, these are striped vertically red and white, have a single ball on top and flash a single long white flash every 10 seconds. These buoys are usually set in safe, deep water at the seaward end of fairways, or harbour approach channels. They have unobstructed water on all sides. Traditionally, they are the point of departure or, when arriving, the waypoints to aim for, and mark the transition from open water navigation to pilotage.


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Direction of buoyage Tip: If you are in any doubt about the direction of buoyage, check the chart for this arrow. Isolated Danger Mark These marks are used to mark a relatively small hazard in the middle of an area of open water. They can be passed on either side, although you should exercise caution when approaching. They can be buoys, beacons, or even concrete pillars but they are always painted with red and black horizontal stripes with two black balls on top. If they are lit it will be with a white light flashing in groups of two. Special Marks These marks have no navigational significance but mark special areas or features such as racecourse areas, swimming or water-skiing zones, anchoring, fish farming, firing ranges and jetties, for example. They are not used to mark a hazard to navigation. Special marks can be all sorts of shapes, but are always yellow and often have a cross as a top mark. If they are lit, it will be with a yellow light. Issue 10 |

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A must-have for fishermen, Coleman Marine Coolers are designed specifically for use in the hot sun. UVGuard™ reflective colour additives protect the cooler, fighting against yellow discolouration and cracking caused by sun exposure. Coleman Xtreme Marine coolers are also designed with premium insulation technology and durable stainless steel hardware on the hinges. Combined with all of the Coleman Xtreme cooling-qualities, these coolers offer additional sun-blocking-features perfect for outdoorsmen, fishermen, or a day at the beach! The 50QT Wheeled Xtreme Cooler offers over 45L of capacity and the convenience of wheels. The Coleman 50QT Marine Cooler also has a Antimicrobial Liner, meaning it resists odour, mould and mildew. The antimicrobial effect is obtained from an additive which is melted down into the plastic before its moulded into the liner. This means the antimicrobial layer is there for life and cannot be scratched off or weaken over time.

Finisterre Waterproof Duffle


Finisterre have teamed up with Ortlieb to create the perfect waterproof expedition and travel bag. It has a 40L capacity and the wide straps mean that it can also be worn as a backpack. Made from a PU coated tear-proof and abrasion resistant ballistic nylon, it is fully waterproof and airtight, using a welded ‘no stitch’ construction and heavy duty waterproof zip. 46 |

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Fody Weather Station TEMPUS PRO

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Perfect for amateur meteorologists everywhere, this Bluetooth-enabled weather station will send you readings for indoor and outdoor temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and speed, and even rainfall. It can transmit real-time, microclimate data to multiple smartphones or tablets seamlessly courtesy of Bluetooth Low Energy technology that will continue to run for years. With a downloadable app, you can monitor home weather events, track trends and patterns using the built-in data logger providing bar-charts, daily temperature and humidity readings for the past seven days, with a database covering up to one year. It’s easy to set up with on line video assistance and with many weather watch groups locally and nationally, its simple to share your readings via social media.

Spot Gen3

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TomTom Bandit

From £239.99 The TomTom Bandit Action Camera makes editing and sharing videos quick and easy. The first ever camera to come with a built-in media server, the TomTom Bandit eliminates the need to download footage before being able to edit it. The TomTom Bandit works with a smartphone app, which includes a superfast viewfinder. Footage can be reviewed instantly with the smartphone app thanks to the built-in media server. In editing mode, a simple shake of the smartphone instantly creates an exciting movie. You can then easily make changes, add music and add overlays of favourite metrics, such as speed, before sharing with friends. It has a wide angle lens, high-end 16 MP CMOS sensor and a powerful processor. With the additional of a lens cap accessory, it is also completely waterproof up to 50 metres. The uniquely designed Batt-Stick combines the long lasting battery, microSD card and SuperSpeed USB 3.0. It plugs directly into a computer via USB to charge and download footage, removing the need for additional cables or adaptors.

The perfect addition to your kit bag, the SPOT Gen3 is a rugged, pocket-sized device that lets family and friends know you’re OK with just the push of a button – even when you’re well beyond the reach of conventional phone and mobile network. And in the case of an accident, you can instantly send your location to emergency services, something especially relevant when in areas with no GPS signal. Since the technology’s launch in 2007, SPOT products have been used to initiate over 4,300 rescues globally and are currently at an average of two rescues every day. But it’s not for emergency use only – you can even share your GPS location in real-time via Google Maps. A vibration sensor tells your SPOT to send track updates when you are moving and to stop when you do, enabling friends and family to follow your progress in real time.

AMPware Power Generating iPhone Case


The world’s first hand-cranked iPhone battery case, this revolutionary gadget turns ten minutes of elbow grease into two hours of regular mobile use. Surprisingly slimline for such a functional case, it allows you to recharge your Apple gadget any time you’re running low on juice – wherever in the world you might be. With this dynamo-powered iPhone case you’ll never need a wall socket again. Issue 10 |

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Marina’s resident petrol-head and Design guru takes a look at the beautiful Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint


t’s long been said that you buy an Alfa Romeo with your heart not your head. Certainly cars of the past had their problems and at times owning an Alfa was akin to having a temperamental Italian mistress – you weren’t sure if she’d wake up grumpy and reluctant or give you a journey to remember. I’ve long been an Alfa-lover. A graphic designer by trade, I’m drawn to the stunning looks and beautiful detailing that sets the brand apart from the mainstream competition, and have previously owned two 156s and recently a 147. All were supremely reliable and problem free, only requiring the kind of regular servicing and maintenance demanded by all modern vehicles. Gorgeous to look at, great to drive and with a style and racing pedigree lacking in rival brands, Alfa Romeo has long-deserved more success than it has enjoyed. Unfortunately a reputation for shoddy build quality, poor electrics and general unreliability born of past models has meant the brand has struggled in recent years to win over customers from its mainstream European rivals. Things are changing though, with models like the Mito and Giulietta enjoying a strong resurgence in Alfa sales – it’s time to take a closer look at what’s changed. 

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The Giulietta Launched in 2010 as a replacement for the aging 147, the Giulietta is the first of the new-generation to revive a name from the past, last seen on Alfas in the 1950s and ’60s. The silhouette is similar to the old 147 too, with the sculpted bonnet dropping to the trademark shield grille, a confident waistline and distinctive rear styling. Alfa’s trump card has always been its beautiful designs produced by some of Italy’s top automotive design studios, and the Giulietta is no exception. Penned by Alfa’s own in-house design team, and recently facelifted, the Giulietta is achingly gorgeous from every angle and more than holds its own against previous Alfa designs from the likes of Pininfarina and Bertone. The Giulietta Sprint supplied for our review joined the range in 2015 to celebrate the launch of the original Giulietta Sprint coupe in late 1954, and features some unique detailing that sets it apart from other models in the range, with a diffuser-style rear bumper, anthracite-coloured mirrors and five-hole wheel design somewhat

reminiscent of the set that graced my old 156 Veloce. The Sprint also features a 148bhp version of the 1.4-litre MultiAir turbo petrol engine, slotting neatly between the entry level normally aspirated 1.4 and the enthusiastic 170bhp option. A strong and willing performer, the 1.4 MultiAir unit might lack some of the character enjoyed by the old high-revving variable-valvetiming twin-spark engines of the past, but it makes up for it with hugely improved efficiency and emissions – the 6,500rpm ceiling might seem low for an Alfa, but you rarely need to rev it high, with the benefit of increased torque from the turbo at lower revs. The new engine delivers its power through a six-speed manual gearbox with an accurate, slick shift and well chosen ratios, allowing you to keep the little engine nicely in its powerband. Given I was exploring the potential of the engine for the purposes of this test, I struggled to match the official 49.6mpg combined figure quoted, but with more considered use of the throttle I’m sure I could have got closer.

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.4 TB MultiAir Sprint Engine size: 1.4-litre petrol turbo Power: 150bhp Torque: 250nm 0-62mph: 8.2 seconds Top speed: 130mph Fuel economy: 49.6mpg (combined) CO2: 131g/km Length: 4,351mm Wheelbase: 2,634mm Width: 1,798mm Height: 1,456mm Boot Capacity: 350 litres Price: As tested £25,200

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 Achingly pretty from every angle – the Giulietta makes its European rivals look dull and unconsidered. A textbook example of the value of great design  Efficient, clean and powerful – the turbo-charged 1.4-litre engine features the electro-hydraulically operated MultiAir direct variable valve timing offering more control and increased power and torque over traditional mechanical VVT systems

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The Giulietta’s chassis is equally impressive – the ride was supple and very well controlled over the less-than-perfect Somerset roads that make up my regular test route. Although I’ve never been a fan of electrically-assisted steering, the system fitted to the Giulietta is nicely weighted and highly accurate, if a little lacking in feedback. It also benefits from Alfa’s DNA switch (Dynamic, Natural, All Weather) – a system that allows on-the-fly changes to the steering weight, traction control, throttle response and setup of the standard-fit Q2 electronic differential. In Dynamic mode, with its sharper throttle response, the steering weight is a little too high for normal conditions, but suits more enthusiastic driving on twisty roads where the Q2 differential helps tighten the cars line through faster tight corners, delivering ample grip and predictable limits. You can certainly feel the system working to help you when pressing on. Natural mode, with its light steering and soft throttle, is much better suited to slower traffic town driving where the sharp throttle response of Dynamic can become twitchy and tedious. A look inside Alfa have always produced beautifully designed interiors and the Giulietta is no exception – offering a remarkably similar driving position to the old 147. Controls fall perfectly to hand with deeply set clocks dominating the drivers view and clean, simple and considered

controls for the climate and infotainment systems. The upgraded UConnect system fitted to our review Sprint includes a 6.5in touchscreen with 3D satellite navigation and voice control – a highly developed infotainment package that has received much praise in the motoring community. The supportive front sports seats, trimmed in Alcantara and cloth, and featuring unique Sprint embroidered badges, are supremely comfortable, even on longer journeys. Rear passengers don’t fare quite so well, with less leg room available than much of the competition. The boot’s a decent size though, with split folding rear seats to increase the available carrying capacity. Higher quality materials, and a better fit and finish, have elevated more recent Alfa interiors to the standards enjoyed by their premium European rivals – overall it’s a lovely driver-focussed place to sit. Marina’s Opinion With modern cars becoming increasingly clinical, it’s nice to see Alfa Romeo sticking to their roots. Yes, the dealer network in the UK is a little thin; yes, it has its quirks and yes, there might be better allround options from some of the competition, but none with passion, style and dynamics offered by the Giulietta. You can’t consider yourself a true petrol-head unless you’ve owned an Alfa, but maybe the time has come where you can finally choose to buy one with your head as well as your heart.  The face-lifted Giulietta retains the distinctive Alfa look, with the off-set numberplate shield grille and heavily sculpted bodylines

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The Southampton Boat Show returns this September to include one of Europe’s biggest purpose-built marinas

ow in its 48th year, the Southampton Boat Show will showcase the very best that the international marine industry has to offer with thousands of boats, brands and equipment on display, featuring the very latest world launches from powerboats to sail. Every year, the Show welcomes a mix of historic and innovative feature boats and this year is no different. From the awe-inspiring Norwegian three-masted sailing barque, Artemis to the revolutionary Team Britannia vessel bidding to break the world record for the fastest powerboats circumnavigation of the globe, the Marina, powered by KUBE, will showcase an array of boating past and future along its 2km of pontoons. On land, visitors will be able to explore the 18ft Sailfish, Marlin, and meet its owner, Dave Selby, fresh from completing his 300-mile charity sail in the vessel. In addition, visitors will be able to explore over 60 debuting boats. Among them are the World debuting Hanse 588, Cormate U23 Racing Edition and Haines 26, the European debuting Dehler 34 and Greenline Hybrid 36 and the UK launch of the Azimut 55S, Sunseeker Predator 68 MK II, Sealine F530 and Fjord 40 Open.

Alongside well-established attractions, On the Water’s Try-a-Boat and Get Afloat, this year’s Show will offer a new opportunity for young sailors on to get on the water for free. Suitable for children aged 3 to 13, Bumper Boats provides youngsters with a chance to master boat steering, as well as the boat’s built-in water cannon. Onshore, there’s the new Festival Stage, located in Solent Park. Throughout the 10 days, visitors can expect to enjoy a line-up of live music, fashion shows and expert talks. There will also be the opportunity for visitors to be part of the Show’s very own Guinness World Record Attempt of the ‘Largest human image of a boat’ on Saturday 24 September. The Southampton Boat Show runs from 16-25 September 2016 in Mayflower Park, Southampton. Opening hours are Friday 16 – Saturday 24, 10am – 6:30pm and Sunday 25, 10am – 6pm; visitors can access the Arena area of the Show from 9:30am with access across the bridge to the Holiday Inn from 10am. For more information about the Show, the experience packages and to buy your advance tickets, visit

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ometimes the ordinary just won’t do, and there are times when you need to step out of your comfort zone and try something a little more, well, stimulating… So next time you’re thinking about escaping the mundane British climate, instead of jetting off to the sun, why not consider a luxury charter somewhere altogether more chilled – like Antarctica? EYOS Expeditions’ founders Tim Soper and Rob McCallum have spent decades designing ground-breaking itineraries, and they routinely take clients to destinations rarely or never before visited by private yachts. Like Antarctica, South Georgia and the rugged shorelines of Svalbard, only 600 miles from the Arctic Circle. Whether it’s close encounters with incredible wildlife, breathtaking scenery or the awe-inspiring sight of your majestic charter yacht navigating ice floes, these alternative cruises are experiences you’ll never forget. Your journey will take in fjords and remote islands, with landings taking in wildlife colonies, historical sites and research stations. In South Georgia, vast colonies of the colourful king penguin, not seen on the Antarctic continent itself, crowd the beach. Thousands of enormous elephant seals jostle and fight, and albatross soar above. Explore former whaling communities, and learn about the epic tale of human endurance when visiting the grave of Sir Ernest Shackleton. In Svalbard, you can cruise deep into the pack ice with the hope of sighting polar bears; you’ll take to Zodiacs to find walrus on ice flows or to land on remote islands; 

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and you’ll kayak in hidden coves. Cruise spectacular fjords strewn with icebergs, and marvel at glaciers that tumble down to the sea against a backdrop of jagged mountains. In the Antarctic, if conditions allow, you might even cross the Antarctic Circle. A competent, capable and attentive crew take care of your every whim on board, while the expeditions themselves are led by experienced and fascinating leaders. These include Martin Enckell – an experienced and accomplished diver who has stood at the Geographical North Pole seven times, spent well over a year in the Drake Passage, endured (and enjoyed) ten seasons in both the Arctic and Antarctic and crossed the Arctic and Antarctic Circles several times –

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Enigma XK Originally built as a fisheries patrol vessel, Enigma XK has the rugged capability needed in a luxury expedition yacht. Her sturdy hull and on-board facilities make the most ambitious itineraries possible – and the most extreme environments comfortable! Up to 12 guests can enjoy Enigma XK’s many comforts and spacious interiors. The Owner’s Suite, located just forward of the bridge, has stunning 180-degree views. An expansive upper saloon has dramatic windows that frame the passing scenery, and a small spa pool is located immediately aft of a protected alfresco dining area. Fin stabilisers help reduce the yacht’s motion and several tenders can be used for scuba diving, fishing, and waterskiing. With the perfect combination of professional crew, excellent speed, endurance and comfort, Enigma XK introduces a new level of luxury and adventure in an expedition yacht.

Legend Luxury super yacht Legend is a powerful ocean adventurer with the rare ability to charter anywhere in supreme luxury and safety. She is one of only a handful of true polar-capable superyachts sailing. Originally built as an icebreaker by the IHC Holland shipyard, over the last 18 months the yacht has been undergoing a complete rebuild at ICON Yacht in Holland. With her deep draft, strong hull and retractable stabilisers, Legend is able to cruise almost anywhere in the world, including beyond the Arctic and Antarctic Circles. She also boasts a commercial heli-deck capable of carrying an EC135 helicopter, and a U Boat Worx C-Explorer 3 Submarine, as well as a swimming pool, cinema room, gym and Balinese spa.

and Richard White – an outstanding wildlife guide with uncanny spotting skills who has lived for several years on small, isolated islands, including Ascension, the Falklands and the Seychelles, working on a variety of conservation projects. The setting might be unforgiving, but there’s no way that you’re travelling in anything less than the lap of luxury – these rugged boats are kitted out with the most luxurious fittings, enabling you to relax in style at the end of a long day on the ice floes. This might not be a holiday to top up your tan, but it will certainly give you plenty of tales to tell!

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hamble Marinas your gateway to the Solent


urope’s leading marina operator, MDL Marinas, operates three 5 star Gold Anchor award-winning marinas on the River Hamble - Hamble Point Marina, Port Hamble Marina and Mercury Yacht Harbour. Offering easy access to the world famous waters of the Solent, all three marinas enjoy idyllic surroundings and are situated at the heart of the South Coast’s sailing scene. Hamble is a picturesque destination, which is ideal for anyone wanting to discover some of Hampshire’s best coastline and countryside. With superb riverside views, Hamble village and its quaint surroundings offers a beautiful dining and leisure experience. Hamble is steeped in history – the village played a role in the World War II D-Day landings, as well as being the original home of the aircraft training centre for iconic planes including the Spitfire and Lancaster. You can sit and watch boats cruise along the river from one of its many pubs and restaurants, which serve up a delicacy of local delights, including the Ketch Rigger at Hamble Point Marina, the renowned Banana Wharf at Port Hamble, or the Water’s Edge at Mercury Yacht Harbour. It’s also the perfect place to spot a number of prestigious yachts and cruise ships as they sail along the Solent. The nearby villages of Netley Abbey and Warsash offer plenty to do with an array of local shops and cafes, as well as the Royal Victoria Country Park, Manor Farm Country Park and the River Hamble itself – each offering a unique way of enjoying the beautiful surroundings. The River Hamble is a hive of activity and there’s always plenty going on, with fleets of racers out every weekend during the summer, particularly when events such as Round the Island and Cowes Week take place. Throughout autumn, many hardy sailors also participate in the Hamble Winter Series. There’s a real buzz at the marinas on the weekends, as members enjoy social events together before and after each race. Explore with MDL – added value cruising opportunities As an MDL berth holder you don’t just get to enjoy your home berth, but for your annual berthing fee you get complimentary access to over 100 marinas across the UK and Europe. This is unique to MDL Marinas and opens up an ocean of cruising opportunities. Hamble is the perfect base to explore and you can easily enjoy the delights of Cowes, which is only a few miles away and is home to some fantastic restaurants and shops, with big brand names including Jack Wills and White Stuff. You can also enjoy day trips to the historic Portsmouth harbour and gain a fascinating insight into our naval heritage, or visit the renowned shopping outlet centre at Gunwharf Quays. Alternatively you could travel west and explore the peaceful waters of Beaulieu River, Lymington and Poole Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world and a beautiful place to spend the afternoon anchored alongside Brownsea Island reading the Sunday papers and making memories with the children. Those wishing to venture further afield to enjoy the spectacular sailing in the West Country can enjoy berthing at Torquay and Plymouth – both great holiday destinations with plenty to see and do, with

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Marina spotlight coves and sheltered waters along the way that can only be enjoyed by boat. Cherbourg, the Channel Islands and the Brittany coastline are also all within easy cruising distance. With access to a huge network of marinas across Europe there’s really no stopping you planning leisurely visits to France, Spain and Italy – the opportunities really are endless and even more MDL customers each year are taking advantage of this and really exploring what Europe has to offer. Class-leading facilities All of MDL’s Hamble marinas boast plentiful facilities, including first-class berths, toilets and showers, laundry facilities, electricity and WiFi. There are also extensive shore-side facilities, including well-stocked chandleries, bars and restaurants. With all three marinas within such easy reach, boat owners get to enjoy all of the benefits of each location. The 230-berth Hamble Point Marina is home to the best range of new and used boats for sale on the South Coast, and has over 50 on-site tenants to cater for your every boating need. It’s also an MDL Marine Service Centre, offering excellent maintenance and repair facilities. There is storage ashore for over 650 boats and the marina enjoys a dry sailing facility, enabling boats to be launched for the weekend and put back in dry storage for the week. Hamble Point Marina is also home to one of the leading dry stack systems on the South Coast, with 121 berths for motor boats up to 10m. This service offers increased security and lower maintenance costs, with unlimited launching seven days a week. Other facilities include a wide slipway, 75-ton boat hoist and 4-ton crane. Port Hamble Marina has 310 berths, is one of MDL’s most popular locations, and an obvious choice for racing enthusiasts. It’s also home to MDL’s high quality on-site refuelling facilities. Located at an easily accessible point there is both petrol and diesel available seven days a week, with late night opening during summertime to make the most of the evenings. Mercury Yacht Harbour, which was originally built by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, has berthing for over 360 berths and is in a tranquil location which enjoys deep water at all states of the tide. Benefiting from its own boatyard, Mercury is another perfect location to carry out any essential maintenance work. In addition there is storage ashore for over 100 boats, a boat mover and a 20-ton travel hoist.

Find out more Hamble Point Marina, Southampton SO31 4NB Tel: 023 8045 2464 Mercury Yacht Harbour, Southampton SO31 4HQ Tel: 023 8045 5994 Port Hamble Marina, Southampton SO31 4QD Tel: 023 8045 2741

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Recently unveiled after a $100m restoration, Bermuda’s iconic Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is primed and ready to be the official home of the 35th America’s Cup in 2017. Marina visited to find out more…

trip to Bermuda is never going to be a dull experience, but the sight of the infamous brightly coloured walls of Hamilton’s ‘Pink Palace’ is something that instantly lifts your spirits. First opened in 1885, this grand hotel is one of the largest in Bermuda and was popular with over-wintering Victorians, who came to enjoy the island’s tranquillity and fabulous weather. Nowadays, the weather is obviously still fabulous (Hamilton has a warm, subtropical climate that averages between about 16°C and 30°C year round) and your holiday can be as tranquil – or energetic – as you like! The Princess’s facilities have been completely transformed in the restoration, and guests who prefer the quiet life will fall instantly in love with the newly renovated negative-edge infinity pool, which overlooks the shimmering harbour on the quiet western shore of the resort. Sun loungers shaded by two towering palm trees are perched on island-like pavilions that float just above the pool’s water, with decks made of Syrian limestone and azure blue-glazed tiles. The exclusive Princess Beach Club, which opened during the summer of 2015, is just a short ride from the hotel by private jitney, where it is located on the South Shore along a sheltered turquoise swimming cove that meets a crescent-shaped stretch of soft white-sand shoreline. Wandering from our room to the stunning restaurant, Marcus’ – led by internationally acclaimed Chef Marcus Samuelsson – we take in the tropical planted gardens and immaculate lawns. The focal point of this open-air restaurant is a colourful subway-tiled 30-seat bar lined with teal high-backed stools, surrounded by leather banquettes and a private dining alcove decorated with Warhol portraits of Mick Jagger. Custom hanging pendant lamps and drawings by Nelson Mandela vie with distinctively Bermudian decorative touches such as nautical canvas sail cloths and vintage ephemera above  Issue 10 |

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Find out more For more information on Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, please call +1 800 441 4141 or visit

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or decades Philippe Briand’s studio has been a focal point for innovative, technical yacht design. It is a place where trends – strongly based on research – are set and innovations are conceived and refined; the use of glass in sailing yacht design is no exception. Since first introducing curved superstructure windows to his designs over 15 years ago, the possibilities offered through the advancement of glass manufacturing technology have immensely increased the potential applications available for this versatile material. Briand ensures he keeps abreast of these developments: “I spend a lot of time with glass suppliers, helping them to understand the specific requirements of using glass on board any yacht, let alone a performance sailing superyacht like Vertigo or Mari Cha IV (actual Samurai). This continual dialogue ensures that my concepts are always on the cutting edge of what is possible.”

Interior design The fashion for glass superstructures is gaining traction in yacht design. In coming years, the majority of new launches will have a glass coach roof at the very least, and Philippe Briand is at the forefront of this design trend with his sleek, modern concepts including the 130ft Philippe Briand design (pictured right). He credits the material’s continuing growth in popularity to its flexibility, as well as the aesthetic appeal of the futuristic shapes that glass can create. The application of glass in a sailing environment in particular is interesting; the ability to bring the drama and beauty of the exterior inside adds a new dimension to the atmosphere within. Glass can offer near-360-degree panoramic views of the waterline, as well as the uniquely dramatic perspective of a superyacht mast from its base. As Briand hears from clients regularly, owners want their yachts to let in more natural light and provide them with a greater connection with their surroundings. Clever use of glass gives the ‘wow’ factor to any yacht design, creating beautiful, elegant shapes, while also offering an opportunity to embrace new technologies at the same time. Cutting edge technology Briand is a true yachtsman, with high-performance design in his heart. The practicality of using glass is always at the front of his mind, and the ability to walk on top of these structures, unhindered, is of paramount importance. A compound security glass is often used, which is created by using two or more plies of chemically toughened glass. This glass is approved by both Lloyd’s Register and ABS, and accepted by all major classification societies. As larger and larger areas of the superstructure can be built entirely from glass, the team at Philippe Briand has been exploring the use of compound security glass with built-in multifunctional sensor technology, which allows early detection of any glass damage. Here, integrated sensors permanently measure the state of the panes and the information is passed over to the management and alarm systems. Another technology that has been developed is particularly crucial when using glass in the interior of vessels – you can now, with the touch of a button, create a private space on board by turning clear glass opaque. For use in the guest and owner areas, and as clever dividers throughout, this technology stylishly and practically creates virtual space on board. All these factors ensure that the design applications of glass in luxury yachts are constantly evolving, cementing its increasing use as a trend that we will be seeing grace the world’s favourite cruising grounds for decades to come as designers embrace new technology. 68 |

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PHILIPPE BRIAND London-based Philippe Briand has been conceiving highperformance yachts since his La Rochelle childhood, and his technical excellence and precision – accompanied by a strong artistic flair – have continued to evolve over what is arguably the most prolific career of any yacht designer today. His portfolio spans four decades, starting with his first IOR Quarter Ton design at the age of 16, and he has created dozens of successful production yacht models, of which over 12,000 vessels have been built. Briand’s designs for competition have included eight yachts for six America’s Cup campaigns. An accomplished sailor himself, he has won the Half-Ton Cup in 1993 and the One-Ton Cup in 1994, in yachts of his own designs. Briand’s first foray into superyachts came in 1995, with a winning submission for the design of the groundbreaking, award-winning 44.7m S/Y Mari Cha III, and then Mari Cha IV. He is one of the few – if not the only – yacht designers with the technical capabilities and experience to design highperformance yachts of both the motor and sailing variety.

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Coastal cool

Marina lifestyle

Created exclusively for the conservation charity, the National Trust’s summer homeware collection has been inspired by the great British coastline


eaturing striking prints and patterns, the National Trust’s summer homewares offer a playful taste of seaside holidays gone by. Highlights include a cream and blue shell-print cushion, while another features a cheerful ‘trio of puffins’ design that was originally painted by hand on the Farne Islands in Northumberland. Manufactured entirely in the UK, this cushion is backed

with striped fabric woven at Quarry Bank Mill, the working cotton mill in Cheshire cared for by the Trust. These are just two of many special places, cared for by the conservation charity, whose stories help inspire beautiful seasonal collections. The designs work in harmony with the collection of soft-to-the-touch throws and rugs. Woven in coastal colours such as

sea green, inky indigo and cool grey, the range reflects the changing colours and windswept shores of the British Isles. The new collection will be available from and selected National Trust shops this summer, with 100% of the profits being used to help the conservation charity look after special places like the Farne Islands and Quarry Bank Mill for ever, for everyone. Issue 10 |

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Greenline 36 Hybrid The future is coming.

The new Greenline 36 has lithium batteries, powerful inverter, 220 volt cooking and solar panels as standard whether in Diesel only or Diesel/Electric Hybrid version.

World Premier at the Southampton Boat Show 16-25 September 2016

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Comfort & Style

Marina lifestyle

Durable yet beautiful, these cushions will work just as well above deck as below


dd a pop of nautical style to your yacht this summer with the eye-catching new range of cushions from Dash & Albert (dashandalberteurope. com). Known for her vibrant use of colour, American designer Annie Selke has put together a collection of hard-wearing cushions, pouffes and tote bags boasting bright chevrons and stripes as well as nautical designs perfect for the patio, conservatory and boat. Made of durable, weather-resistant polypropylene and filled with polyfill, the range is suitable for outdoor use and any room where high performance furnishings are required. These decorative cushions are UVtreated for outdoor use and can be scrubbled, bleached and cleaned with a hose – everything you need from a boating accessory! Prices from £61.

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black  Poncho, £40;

blouse, £60; trousers, £80 all Betty Barclay

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Understated but never underdressed, a monochrome wardrobe with tonal shades of everything in between makes packing and dressing a breeze wherever you are

White  White top, £75;

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 White top, £75; beige printed trousers, £65 both Gerry Weber Edition

 Agnes trouser in

ivory crêpe, £99; Stefania loafer in pewter leather, £169; Mia coat in ivory wool, £249; Ivy knit in ivory wool blend, £89; Abbie necklace in silver metal, £45 all Hobbs

 White dress, £235 Joseph Ribkoff

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 Necktie, £45; top,

 Red hat, £59;

£95; suit blazer, £315; suit trousers, £189 all Marc Cain

necktie, £59; dress, £415 all Marc Cain

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£65; trousers, £75 all Betty & Co Cream

 Aztec print blouse, £69; white linen capri trouser, £45 all East

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Marina Lifestyle  Dress, £95

Betty & Co Cream

 Monochrome dress, £229 Joseph Ribkoff

 Black jacket, £185; white blouse, £179; black trousers, £79 all Joseph Ribkoff

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 White top, £45;

striped trousers, £75 both Gerry Weber Edition

 Augustina coat in

ice white textured cotton, £199; Marina sweater in midnight & ivory cotton blend, £79; Augustina trouser in ice white textured cotton, £110; Lucia sandal in midnight leather & suede, £169 all Hobbs

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Marina Lifestyle  Blouse, £70;

trousers, £70 all Betty Barclay

 White blouse, £60; floral trousers, £99 both Gerry Weber Edition

 Andara poncho in ebony & ivory cashmere, £169; Santiago top in ivory pleat poly, £110; Santiago skirt in ebony pleat poly, £129; Celia straw hat, £45; Jemma cuff, £29 all Hobbs

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Casamorati Lira

Marina lifestyle

Lovers of luxury fragrance will fall head over heels for this sumptuous selection from Italian perfume house Xerjoff…


ounded 10 years ago, the Xerjoff perfume house was launched by Sergio Momo with the aim of blending the most luxurious materials to complement the most affluent global lifestyles through the combination of old world craftsmanship, rare raw materials and a contemporary artistic sensibility. The result is a collection of some of the most exquisite, unique and limited edition scents available in the world today. Years of research and development have culminated in a collaboration of leading international craftsmen combining the distillation, blending and packaging of the precious essences created in Grasse, Spain and Italy. An amalgamation of precious and semi-precious hand cut stones, Quartz, Murano glass, wood, brass, bronze, gold and leather help define each masterpiece which are presented in modern, handcrafted bottles each topped with the signature Xerjoff stopper. Our favourite fragrance in the extensive range, which also includes cologne, is Lira (€255, This sparkling Mediterranean citrus blend is gently cocooned by hand picked lavender flowers. Distilled Bulgarian rose and narcotic Egyptian jasmin are both blended in an intoxicating vanilla and caramel love potion. The scent fades with undertones of enchanting oriental spices and liquorice flowers, leaving you with a lingering fragrance that’s both complex and captivating, and nothing like anything you’ll find on the high street. Issue 10 |

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Beauty buys Skeyndor Dry Touch SPF50

£47.50, 75ml; Skeyndor's Dry Touch Protective Emulsion is a light emulsion and high-protection face cream perfect for skin that is at a high risk or sensitive to the sun. Its water-resistant formula is oil-free and dry to the touch, and will protect cells from UVA, UVB and IR damage. Celebrity fans include Nicole Kidman, Eva Longoria and Penelope Cruz.

True North Day Fluid SPF30

£34, 30ml; The new True North Cosmetics DeStressed Day Fluid SPF30 is a lightweight, non-oily lotion that was designed to improve your skin’s moisture balance while protecting against damaging UVA and UVB rays. Perfect for on-the-go application, it contains Aloe Vera Balancing Complex and is enriched with Tinosorb M MBBT – the new generation UVA filter which acts as an SPF booster.

Perricone MD Photo Plasma SPF30

£57, 59ml; This oil-free moisturiser with broadspectrum non-chemical mineral sunscreen is formulated to moisturise your skin while protecting it from sun damage. Its peachy hue comes from astaxanthin; possibly the most potent natural antioxidant nature has to offer, which research demonstrates has photo-protective powers and the ability to help prevent UV-induced collagen degradation, wrinkles and inflammation.

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Spa Find Balanced Beauty Stabilising Moisturiser SPF23

£20.90, 75ml; The light formulation of Spa Find’s SPF moisturiser balances and harmonises the skin, while vitamins E and B5, minerals from the Dead Sea, and soothing witch hazel and chamomile work to repair and hydrate the skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties are perfect for sensitive skin, while the hydrating formulation heals and repairs damaged skin, making it excellent for post-acne scarring.

KALME Day Defence SPF25

£19.95, 50ml; Free from SLS, MI, fragrance and parabens, Kalme Day Defence contains a patented form of micronised zinc oxide that gives a transparent finish on the skin and a certified chemical-free SPF25 using only pure zinc – rather than combining it with titanium dioxide like most other mineral SPF creams. It also contains a patented caper extract called Derma Sensitive, which has been proven in clinical trials to reduce skin redness and sensitivity by 70%.

Yes to Carrots Daily Facial Moisturiser SPF15

Malin+Goetz High Protection SPF30

£28, 48ml;

£9.99, 50ml;

This water-resistant SPF moisturiser strikes the perfect balance between hydration and protection. Delivering essential moisture and powerful broad-spectrum sun protection to all skin types, the formula dries to a clear, comfortable finish. Lightweight and quick to absorb, it also features vitamin E to further protect against free radicals and environmental toxins, and aloe to soothe.

Yes To Carrots Daily Facial Moisturiser SPF15 defends your skin against the sun's UVB rays, while the beta carotene's antioxidant properties help protect dry skin from external effects, keeping it soft and hydrated. Made from 97% natural ingredients and petroleum, SLS, and paraben free, it's ideal for sensitive skin.

Ultrasun Professional Protection Sun Lotion SPF30

£30, 100ml; This fast-absorbing lotion provides protection for extremely sensitive skin, being free from perfume, emulsifiers, parabens and preservatives. The non-greasy, lightweight cream is formulated with antioxidants designed to replenish moisture levels, and its water-resistant properties mean it lasts longer.

Mary Kay TimeWise Repair™ Volu-Firm™ Day Cream SPF30

£35, 48g; This calming cream delivers broad-spectrum protection against skin-aging UVA/ UVB rays. And it contains an ingredient that helps minimise the process that leads to unsightly age spots. But the really good news is that this day cream is not only formulated to protect against future damage, but also to help existing damage be less noticeable.

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Beauty buys Bomb Cosmetics Flower Power Creamer

Alassala Moroccan Rhassoul Clay

£2.09, 30g;


Pressed by hand from pure cocoa and shea butters, this bath creamer will gently melt, conditioning your skin as you soak. Take a walk through the wild flower meadows and join the floral frenzy. With rose and geranium essential oils, this petal packed creamer will do nothing but pamper you!

This natural detoxifier, cleanser and softener can be used on the skin and hair – it reduces dryness and flakiness, improves skin clarity, elasticity, firmness and texture, rejuvenates, smooths and eliminates frizz. Mix a small amount with enough water to make a past and then massage all over your body and head. Leave it for 10 to 20 minutes, then rinse thoroughly.

Iconic London Gold Dry Body Oil

£20, 100ml;


This is ICONIC's must-have paraben-free gold product, the shimmering properties will leave the skin visibly radiant, softened and gently fragranced. The oil is packed full with jojoba, apricot kernel and sweet almond oils, to work in synergy with the antioxidant and protective action of caviar extract and Vitamin E. The Body Oil can also be used on the face and to nourish dry hair, you can even leave it in for an extra few minutes to get a little extra sparkle. Use as a non-greasy moisturiser or massage oil. This will leave a subtle shimmer perfect for holidays and days on the beach.

This 100% pure Argan oil is cold pressed from a finest selected kernel nuts. Rich in Vitamin E Omega 6 and 9, it’s perfect for all types of skin. This wonder oil intensively hydrates dry skin, reduces the appearance of lines, wrinkles and pores, smooths skin texture, reduces skin irritation, diminishes the appearance of blotches and age spots, helps reduce the appearance of scars and pregnancy stretch marks, and strengthens nails. It is also free from fragrance and any kind of synthetics.

The Ritual of Dao Bath Foam

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Alassala Organic Moroccan Argan Oil


Neom Bath & Shower Oil

£13.50, 500ml;

£8, 10ml;

Rituals Experience a sense of ultimate relaxation in this luxurious, fluffy soft foam bath, which combines the relaxing fragrance of white lotus with the nourishing properties of Yi Yi Ren, an ingredient traditionally used in Chinese medicine. A long soak will leave your skin feeling pampered and silky soft, and it's economical too – one bottle will last for up to 10 baths, so don't go overboard!

Relax and unwind whilst on the go with this Daily De-Stress bath and shower oil from Neom. Expertly blended to reduce stress levels, this oil contains citrus with sweet, woody cedarwood, leathery cognac, spices and finished with a hint of lime and black pepper. Evoking flavours reminiscent of an island hideaway, simply pour into a running bath and enjoy.

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Faith in Nature Lavender & Geranium Shower Foam Bath £5.60, 400ml;

Lavender and Geranium always bring a sense of calm to every day, and this magnificently fragrant foam bath will do just that. It’s not tested on animals and contains no animal ingredients, as well as being free from artificial preservatives, SLES, SLS or parabens. Breathe deep, and relax.

Bamford Rose Hand & Body Lotion

Temple Spa Sugar Buff

£26, 255g;

For all year round sexy, soft skin that radiates with a healthy glow, this deliciously fragranced, Mediterranean-inspired sugar exfoliator removes dead skin cells and encourages cell renewal to reveal silky smooth skin. This gorgeous anti-ageing blend includes hydrating olive and grape seed oil, fig, pomegranate, vitamin E plus a relaxing cocktail of essential oils including lavender, patchouli, clove, grapefruit, eucalyptus and rosemary. Treats your body from top to toe!

L:A Bruket Liquid Soap Wild Rose

£24, 250ml;

£21.50, 450ml;

Made from 88% organic ingredients, and certified by the Soil Association, Bamford's body lotion features a moisture-rich blend of botanical butters, oils and protective honey; it hydrates, softens and enriches your skin. Fragranced with hints of ylang ylang, chamomile and Moroccan rose, it’s perfect to apply after a soothing bath to enjoy tranquillity and inner peace.

Make an organic addition to your bathroom with the wild rose liquid soap from L:A Bruket. Blended from natural essentials oils from wild roses, this soap will release a refreshing flowery aroma when dispensed. Suitable for hand or body use, this moisturising liquid soap will nourish skin and stimulate cell renewal.

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Merry Fisher 925 A well-appointed edition of this popular family cruiser with a flybridge, Kittiwake has been well maintained by her current owner and is now priced to sell. She has had very light use, with only 343 hours on her Volvo 285hp engine. This Jeanneau Merry Fisher 92 is fitted with a Raymarine electronics suite, including chart plotter with a colour fish finder. Inside, Kittiwake has a double berth forward, a single aft berth cabin and a saloon conversion kit. She also boasts cabin heating, a TV and CD player, while the galley offers a two-burner gas cooker, 88 |

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Hunros is a very clean example of the popular Bavaria Sport 34, commissioned and supplied in 2012 to the current owner. The Bavaria Sport 34 offers great performance powered by twin Volvo Penta D4260 inboards. She’s a really nice boat to drive, with solid and precise handling. With four berths in two cabins below decks, Hunros is surprisingly spacious for a 34ft cruiser, with an excellent 1.9m of headroom in the saloon. The saloon offers L-shaped seating around a table and the galley opposite is fitted with a double-bowl sink, twin electric hotplates, microwave oven and a 12V fridge. The combined head and shower room is conveniently located at the foot of the steps from the cockpit.

The cockpit on the 34 makes clever use of all the available space and includes U-shaped seating around a table for six, and a forward-facing observer’s seat next the helm. A large sunpad aft and a second sunpad on the port side make use of an area behind the windscreen. Hunros has run 140 engine hours from new, and is also fitted with the desirable extended bathing platform. She is fully equipped including colour plotter, VHF, bow thruster, Webasto heating, teak decks and more. Hunros is available through Clipper Marine lying at Swanwick Marina. Price £99,950 (inc VAT). Clipper Marine +44 (0)1489 550583

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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 45

This Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 45 2007 Henry Gee has probably the highest specification of any Sun Odyssey 45, and was spec’ed to be fast and easy for single-handed sailing. Henry Gee comes complete with a bow thruster, electric winches, full harken track car system with laminate sails and a Gori Propeller, all of which make fast sailing easy. She has an extensive Raymarine electronics suite including GPS/chart plotters, radar and auto pilot, to name but a few. The stunning claret hull and teak decks set this boat apart from the crowd, while below decks the three double cabins and

luxury Alcantara fabrics add to the upmarket feel of this boat. Fitted with cabin heating and many other extras, no expense was spared when Henry Gee was first commissioned. A real must-see. Price £139,995. Trafford Yachts +44 (0)1752 600120

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This is an immaculate and well equipped example of the popular Jeanneau 33i with Batten mainsail and furling genoa. Danika boasts two large double cabins and a large heads with separate shower compartment. The saloon features ambiance upholstery, a folding leaf table with berth conversion kit and carpeting throughout, as well as a TV, and an MP3/CD radio with interior and cockpit speakers. The galley is well equipped with a two-burner cooker, 12v fridge and ample storage space.

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The cockpit is a good size with a single wheel and genoa winches led aft for short-handed sailing, as well as a cockpit table – and she benefits from a full cockpit enclosure. Danika is fully serviced and ready to go. Price £68,000. Trafford Yachts +44 (0)1752 600120

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Built and commissioned in 2005, Saltair is a fantastic example of the very popular Bavaria 42 Cruiser. The 42 Cruiser is a CE Category A Ocean sailing yacht certified for up to 10 persons. Saltair sleeps six in comfort, with three double cabins and two heads compartments. She is a very comfortable and practical cruising yacht with a modern-profile keel and ample sail area, and is equally at home sailing offshore or laying at a secluded anchorage. The well-appointed galley and large saloon area has been recently re-upholstered in cream leather. Saltair is offered with a full Raymarine 90 |

electronics suite to include Chartplotter, Raydome, VHF, ST60 and Autopilot. Webasto warm air heating adds to winter comfort. Powered by a Volvo D2-55 inboard diesel and sail drive, Saltair has twin helm and slab reefing with lazy bag and the list goes on. For more information please contact Martin at Clipper Marine in Swanwick. Price £77,950 (inc VAT) Clipper Marine +44 (0)1489 550583

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A selection of our 150 boats for sale Part Exchange available against all boats






English Harbour 29

Aquanaut 1300CS

Sheerline 1090

Sheerline 955

Volvo 140hp diesel, bowthruster, battery charger, inverter

Perkins 149hp diesel on shaft, bow- and sternthruster. Compr. spec

Volvo D4 300hp diesel, elec sunroof, bowthruster

Nanni 60hp diesel, bowthruster, battery charger, inverter. Walnut interior


Fairline Targa 39






Regal 2565

Waterspoor 707

Waterspoor 711 Open

1995 – Twin Volvo KAD42 (260hp each) diesels, bowthruster, excellent entertainment space.

Nanni 21hp 3cyl diesel, Carbon finished sport dashboard, rope fendering, bimini top.

Nanni 38hp 3cyl diesel, cockpit fridge, FlexiTeak in cockpit/ bathing platform, engine cover

2008 - Mercruiser 5.0L MPi (260hp) petrol; sociable cockpit ideal for entertaining, very tidy boat.





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02380 458 524 Mercury Yacht Harbour, Satchell Lane, Hamble, Southampton. Hampshire SO31 4HQ

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Sealine F380

Sealine S450

2 x Volvo IPS800 c/w nav pack, cruising pack, comfort pack, lighting packs, entertainment packs, aircon, generator and much more

Choice of Volvo D4 or D6 engines. Navigation packs, cruising packs and loads of options available.

2 x Volvo D6 370hp c/w navigation pack, simulated teak decks and many more extras

Prices from £313,810

Prices from £376,390

In stock Sept - POA Prices from £572,040


Penton Hook


Sealine F530


Sealine C330

Sealine S330

2 x Volvo D3 220hp c/w cruising pack, comfort pack, Raymarine plotter & VHF, Heating

2 x Volvo D3 220hp diesels c/w Raymarine plotter & VHF, Heating, Microwave and much more

In stock - £255,401 Prices from £197,610

In stock - £235,491 Prices from £177,610

All the above models are on display at Southampton Boat Show 16-25 September. Prices shown are inclusive of VAT

2011 – Twin Volvo D9 575, upgraded 13.5 kVA generator tender launch system

£425,000 Must Sell

Jeanneau 42 DS 2008 – 2 Cabin layout, Raymarine nav, bowthruster and heating


Fairline Phantom 43 AC

Beneteau Flyer 12

Sealine S34

1997 – Twin Volvo Penta TAMD63P 370hp diesel engines, dual station bow thruster, wonderfully spacious owners cabin aft – £129,950

2009 – Rare to the market, twin Volvo Penta D4 300hp engines, two double cabin, two head layout. Including full Garmin navigation electronics, bow & stern thruster – £149,950

2000 – Preferred twin Volvo AD41 200hp engines, two cabin, one heads layout. Including generator, air conditioning and bowthruster

Dufour 385 Grand Large

Jeanneau Sunfast 37

Dufour 325 Grand Large

3 cabin, 2 heads layout coded for charter, Sleeps up to eight in three double cabins plus saloon conversion – £59,950

2002 – 3 cabin, 1 heads layout, Yanmar 3GM30 27hp diesel engine.

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Marina Magazine issue 10  

Published four times a year to coincide with the biggest events in the boating calendar, Marina Magazine is your yachting lifestyle bible. E...

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