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40 44 How to winterise your boat 49 Night exercises with the RNLI
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Dream d e l i e v n U Boat CRN released the first glimpse of Atlante, the new 55-metre megayacht, at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show in September 2015. Dream on…
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f money were no object, where would you stop when designing the yacht of your dreams? For one owner looking to create a megayacht with a masculine edge, a collaboration between CRN’s technical team, Studio Nuvolari Lenard and Studio Gilles & Boissier Interior Design enabled him to obsess over every detail, resulting in a craft that’s sheer perfection. Atlante is a truly unique vessel. At 11 metres wide and boasting four decks and an Owner’s Suite, four VIP cabins accommodating 12 guests, as well as cabins for 13 crew members, she is nothing if not spacious. But clever design touches manage to create an intimate atmosphere on board – the dark colours of the hull and superstructure are also found in the interior, with varying tones of Carrara and Verona marble, combined with shades of smoked oak skilfully mixed with brushed fir, black oak and larch.
This is a megayacht designed for entertaining. The main deck is a multi-purpose area which can be transformed from a technical zone to a living space – a natural continuation of the beach club, a large and comfortable home theatre or even a generous party area. The sun deck features an intimate relaxation zone composed of a sunbathing area with an electrically manoeuvrable sunshade and a stunning swimming pool at the bow facing out onto the sea ahead. An incredible attention to detail and finish even extends to the day loo, which is fitted out in Calacatta Vagli marble and afrormosia teak. And if you tire of the view from the windows, the on-board entertainment system is completely integrated and controlled via iPads and iPhones. Atlante is equipped with two Caterpillar 3512C engines that propel the craft to a maximum speed of 15 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots. Issue 6 |
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The Prestige 680 makes its UK debut at London Boat Show 2016 (8-17 January 2016). This new boat is already proving popular on the UK market, with three of the first 12 purchased being bought by UK buyers. Coming from the drawing board of Garroni Design and with a J&J Design hull, the Prestige 680 reflects the stretched lines and layout of the other motor yachts in the Prestige range and boasts all the key features that have made the range so successful. The Prestige 680 is set to be unrivalled in the 68-foot motorboat market. Powered by Twin Volvo engines, she is capable of a top speed of 30 Knots and has a cruising speed of 25 Knots. The interior of the Prestige 680 exudes calm and style, with an exceptional finish. The 10 |
living space is enhanced by panoramic views from the large windows, which bathe area in natural light, while large glazed sliding doors extend the saloon area into the cockpit like a balcony. The owners’ cabin is raised and forward, affording the owners the privacy of an independent cabin on one level, with large windows adding extra light. The Prestige 680 is available with a three or four-cabin layout, plus crew cabin. Base price £1,151m ex VAT; on the water price £1,243m ex VAT Nick Hatfield, Prestige Brand Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org +44 (0)2380 450017 ancasta.com
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Making waves at the Southampton Boat Show in September, the all-new S65 is the latest development in the range of dynamic sport bridge yachts at Princess. The S65 has been carefully designed to deliver a thrilling sense of acceleration and control alongside a refined and distinctive style. A wide beam provides a spacious interior that can accommodate eight guests across four staterooms, while the galley aft of the saloon features sliding doors and a fully opening window, which easily converts the galley into an open bar creating a sociable space to make the most of warm days and balmy evenings.
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When designing their new Sport range, Bavaria have really listened to what people want out of their boats and the new 360 is the result. Offered in a choice of Sports, Hard Top and Coupe guises, the 360 is ideal for boating in the Baltic, the UK or the Mediterranean. Bavaria have always made their boats user friendly, with wide and easily accessible side decks, plenty of storage and easy to clean interior surfaces. A variety of engine options are available, including single or twin, petrol or diesel, although perhaps the most popular configuration includes twin Volvo D3-220 diesel engines combined with the Volvo DPS Aquamatic Joystick for simple fingertip control to make close
Generous on-deck living areas include a spacious foredeck seating area, and hydraulic bathing platforms with a 3.3m tender garage provide expansive entertaining options and the perfect base for watersports. With unparalleled efficient cruising at up to 38 knots and incredible agility thanks to the modified deep V hull design, the Princess S65 combines distinctive styling with high performance and beautifully appointed accommodation. Price from £1,465,000 ex VAT. Price varies depending on engine selection. princessyachts.com
quarters manoeuvring simplicity itself. Build quality is all that you expect from German engineering and the superb sea keeping makes longer-distance passage making a comfortable reality. The Bavaria Sport 360 offers superb accommodation with two generous double cabins and a convertible saloon. She is a boat that is easy to live with and one that you will be proud to own, and at a great price. What’s not to love? Prices from £140,902 (twin petrol) or £165,825 (twin diesel) inc delivery, commissioning and VAT. 01489 550583 clippermarine.co.uk Issue 6 |
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The Vision Series has been designed, from the start, to embody the cruising sailor’s wish list. What is striking about this boat is the attention to detail, and the endless list of thoughtful features – some high-tech and some just common sense – executed simply and elegantly. The development process for the Vision started with consulting cruising sailors from around the world about what would make the perfect sailing cruiser. Bavaria then combined the expert power of Farr Yacht Design and the British boutique firm Design Unlimited. The result is a boat that has set a new standard in the owner’s cruiser category, with a focus on high-end elegance, comfort and easy handling. The unique cockpit design with offset companionway allows for a large port cockpit table that is electrically lowered and convertible to a day/
lounging bed – which creates a true living cockpit, not yet seen in the production cruiser class. The Vision’s many unique comfort and handling features combine with elegant interiors, Farr Yacht Design engineering for fast and comfortable passages, and the premium build quality and finish found in all Bavaria Yachts. All combined, this stunning boat is sure to draw attention wherever she drops her hook. The two-cabin Vision 46 can be customised with one or two heads and each floor plan includes a separate shower room. She can also be configured with a third cabin in place of the store room. Prices from £181,982 inc delivery, commissioning and VAT. 01489 550583 clippermarine.co.uk
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Cleverly designed by boaters for boaters, this hand-crafted motor yacht is a must-see; we believe she’s one of a kind. Setting new standards in the 37ft cruiser category, the new Sheerline 1090 Hard Top will be making her world debut at London Boat Show, 8–17 January 2016. From her hand-crafted timber interior, utilising the latest materials and styling, you would think you were aboard a boat twice the size. There are four berths in two cabins: an island double that converts to v-berths in the spacious master cabin, and the full-beam large double in the mid cabin. Direct glazing in the hull and superstructure gives a light and airy feel to the cabin, offering the protection of a hard 12 |
top in the cockpit with a large electric sunroof; she is perfectly suited for Northern European weather. The semi-displacement hull gives a comfortable economical ride at sea with beautiful slow-speed handling; the advantage of a shaftdrive engine means inland 4 knots cruising or coastal use at 20 knots are both possible. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss building a bespoke boat tailored to your individual needs. Prices from £244,000 inc VAT. 01628 773177 email@example.com
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The English Harbour 29 Offshore is the third new model from the award-winning English Harbour brand. The EH29 Offshore offers all of the same class-leading style and practicality of the already highly successful EH27 inland cruiser and combines it with outstanding offshore performance and handling. The classically modern lines of this elegant, British-built cruiser belies the spacious accommodation below. With four berths in two separate cabins, both able to easily convert into doubles, the EH29 affords flexible and practical cruising for couples and family alike. Headroom of 6ft 5in in the saloon, combined with a beautifully crafted ‘beach house’ style interior, gives this unique craft an unrivalled feeling of light and space, which even extends into the full-size bathroom featuring a separate shower area.
Above deck the EH29 Offshore is simply in a class of her own: twin extra-wide helm seats and a spacious aft dinette for six feature in this beautifully appointed and safe cockpit. Quality and safety are paramount with all English Harbour Yachts and the EH29 shows the same deep wide side decks and class-leading stability that has become a characteristic of all English Harbour boats. The English Harbour 29 Offshore is a category ‘B’ semidisplacement and available with three engine options from Volvo Penta, giving her highly fuel-efficient cruising from 17-23 knots. Price from £147,750 inc VAT. 01628 773177 firstname.lastname@example.org
Explorer 50 Pilot House
The Explorer 50 Pilot House is the latest in the exciting new Pilot House range. With an established history of building top quality, semidisplacement trawler yachts Explorer have taken all their combined experiences to set a new standard in trawler yacht design at this size. Maintaining their traditions of excellent sea-keeping and ease of handling, this design features a long central hull keel, Cummins shaft drive propulsion and offering a broad band of performance from a sedate cruise at 8 knots to a sprightly top speed approaching 20 knots. Externally the layout retains the all-important features of a deep safe cockpit, wide side decks, side and transom boarding doors as standard and the benefit of a wonderful flybridge with access from both the
cockpit and wheelhouse. Internally, Explorer offer a choice of layouts and timber finishes with a wonderful single-level saloon and galley, separate pilot house and a stunning two- or three-cabin layout both with midship master en-suite cabin and forward VIP guest cabin. If you are looking for a traditional, top-quality hand-crafted trawler yacht with genuine pedigree that’s guaranteed to turn heads in any port or anchorage, the 50 Pilot House is worthy of exploring. Price from £665,000 plus VAT commissioned afloat in Europe. 0044 (0)2380 970974, 0044 (0)7740 100870 explorermotoryachts.eu Issue 6 |
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Beneteau Oceanis 41.1
Beneteau’s newest addition to the Oceanis range, the Oceanis 41.1 was launched at Paris Boat Show and will be shown at Boot Dusseldorf in January. The chined hull of the Oceanis 41.1 is a product of the Finot-Conq design team, while Nauta Design has created an interior that looks to have ticked all the boxes in terms of what is needed from a modern-day 40-footer. Ingeniously, the transom converts into a huge aft sailing platform, affording direct access to the sea without encroaching on the space and comfort of the helm stations. The mast is set further aft than on previous Oceanis models,
creating an optimal sail plan and giving outstanding speed and stability under sail. The interior of the Oceanis 41.1 is airy and has plenty of scope for owners to choose an interior that suits them from the choice of woodwork and fabrics to the number of cabins and shower rooms. The new Oceanis 41.1 is set to become ‘best in class’. Base price £103,007 ex VAT; on the water price £120,405 ex VAT Stuart Brotherton, Beneteau Brand Manager: email@example.com +44 (0)2380 450026 ancasta.com
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t 131 feet (40 metres) Sunseeker’s 131 Yacht will be the largest model ever to make its debut at the London Boat Show, and will appear alongside a stunning collection of other Sunseeker models ranging from 50 feet upwards. The first of three large models set for launch in early 2016, the groundbreaking new 131 Yacht takes Sunseeker’s superyacht capabilities to new levels. Exclusive pictures released earlier this year revealed the sumptuous quality and attention to detail that have gone into this innovative new take on Sunseeker’s proven superyacht platform. A standout feature is the addition of feature glass in the Master Stateroom, Saloon and Upper Saloon to create a light-filled, relaxed, comfortable and enjoyable environment for owner and guests. The 131 Yacht enables its owner to tailor every element of the interior design and layout to their personal preferences via Sunseeker’s unique ‘Bespoke’ service. Standard guest configuration is for 10 guests in five cabins, with scope for up to 12 to be accommodated depending on the layout and options selected. The spacious garage can accommodate a tender of up to 6.0m in length plus two PWCs. Based on the classic Sunseeker deep V hull, this large tri-deck yacht is equally comfortable operating at 10 knots for an extended cruising range of 1,500 nautical miles or at 23 knots for ultimate performance. Build time for each new 131 Yacht is around one year, with capacity in place to have up to five yachts in build simultaneously. Demand for the 131 Yacht is already extremely high with the first five already sold.
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Specifications: LOA: 40.05m (131ft 5in) Beam: 8.09m (26ft 7in) Fuel capacity: 21,650 litres Water capacity: 4,950 litres Engine options: up to 6362PS Propulsion: Twin fixed-pitch submerged propellers in semi recessed tunnels Generators: 2 x 70kW 400/230v 3 phase 50Hz Maximum speed: up to 25 knots Range: up to 1,500nm Builder: sunseeker.com
Sunseeker A shining example of a contemporary superyacht, the eagerly anticipated 131 Yacht from Sunseeker makes its debut at the London Boat Show
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n the 1980s, Bayliner brought affordable sportscruisers to the masses. With the launch of its mass-produced Ciera range the company invaded the UK and put mid-20-foot cruisers in front of customers at prices the premium manufacturers just couldn’t compete with. While there was no doubt that a Fairline 21 Sprint was a far more nicely put together craft, that the cheaper Bayliner 2455 offered much more space for less cash was inarguable. You could put a 2455 Ciera on the water brand new for under £20,000. First time buyers took to them in droves and the range expanded, driving established European builders up in size where quality was an easier sell. By the early nineties, the Fairline 21 Sprint, 24 Carerra and 26 Sunfury were gone, along with the Princess 266 Riviera and sundry Sunseekers. The Americans were here to stay – piling ’em high and selling ’em cheap. A little rough around the edges they might have been, but they probably did more to put new boaters on the water than anyone else. But after two decades at the top of this rapidly burgeoning sector, Bayliner lost their way and, in the late noughties, to everyone’s surprise, announced total withdrawal from the sportscruiser arena to concentrate on speedboats and cuddy cabins. They’re back now though, and as well as selling them in Europe, Bayliner is building them here too, in a brand new plant in Poland. In fact these boats are solely for the European market; they won’t be sold in the States. A very different profile from Cieras of old, this latest model has lost the wedge-shaped form of earlier iterations and lost the pointless vestigial side decks, the cabin top being high, wide and flat. It gives the boat a slightly dumpy look, but it’s not without its advantages. Accessed via a centre opening screen and chunky steps built into the sliding cabin door, the gentle cant of the roof allows this area to become usable deck space, laid out with sun cushions to create a great spot to top up your tan. It makes for a fair-sized drop to the pontoon though, so figure on the bow thruster to control the bow in marina confines while the crew egress via the wide bathing platform. The cockpit is classically laid out with a pair of seats aft around a drop-in table and a longitudinal seat adjacent to the double helm gifting height in the mid cabin. The helm seat is fixed but has a lift bolster and the wheel tilt adjusts. Open-tread steps access the cabin and it is down here that you really feel the benefit of that flat, full-width foredeck. Headroom carries well forward and there’s plenty of elbow room too, as the dinette is allowed to stretch out to the hull sides. Like the cockpit, the layout is entirely conventional. There’s a horseshoe of dinette at the front, a galley to port, heads opposite (which incorporates a shower but not quite standing headroom) and back aft the open-plan mid cabin offers a permanent double berth beneath the forward section
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Nick Burnham finds Bayliner firmly back in the sportscruiser market with their European-built Ciera 8
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The Ciera 8’s conventional layout includes a horseshoe of dinette at the front, heads opposite the galley, and an open-plan mid cabin aft
of the cockpit. It’s well thought out: those open-tread steps help alleviate claustrophobia in the mid section, and the unusual profile of the dinette backrests is due to incorporation of the infill cushions that allow this area to convert into a dinette. While the layout might not be a quantum leap over earlier Bayliner boats, the finish certainly is. There is no bare GRP anywhere down here – soft linings are the order of the day. The colour scheme is subtle too, which will appeal to the European tastes that this boat is aimed at. It is still a Bayliner though, so don’t expect Sea Ray rivalling levels of quality. It’s the same at the helm, where Bayliner have built in space for a plotter and chrome-rimmed the gauges, but the panels are still flat grey plastic held in place with exposed black screws. Amusingly, the switches are dead ringers for the toggle switches of Bayliner past – a nice retro touch. One of them operates a power engine-hatch lift though; you wouldn’t have got
one of those in the eighties! Toggle it and the whole aft seating area lifts. It’s painfully slow, but once it’s up the access is superb – right to the edges. Sat centre stage in the engine bay is Mercruiser’s very latest petrol engine, the brand new 4.5 litre V6. In the past, Mercruiser has based its petrol motors around automotive GM blocks. But not this time – this engine is pure Mercruiser through and through. Our test boat sports the more powerful 250hp variant of the two versions of this motor (the alternative being 200hp). With five heavy adults on board on our test it needed every last horsepower of it too: even with the leg trimmed right in, acceleration onto the plane is a stately affair. Once up and running it proves entirely adequate, revving out to 30 knots at 5,000rpm, cruising comfortably at 4,500. And the handling is a revelation in comparison to the bone-shaking hard ride of its
The switches are dead ringers for the toggle switches of bayliner past – a nice retro touch
The finish and fittings, while not exactly luxurious, are designed to appeal to European tastes, and the interior is cleverly laid out to maximise light and space
The helm seat lifts on gas struts to reveal a very useful cockpit locker; Our test boat was equipped with the more powerful 250hp Mercruiser 4.5 litre V6
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Although you need to be a giant to pilot the Ciera 8 and remain in your seat, it offers a very dry ride. Luckily you can always perch on the bolster!
ancestors – their ‘sequential lift’ hull providing plenty of the latter at the expense of your fillings. This latest incarnation does an entirely passable job of parting the waves. It’s dry, too, throwing spray out wide. That flat foredeck does impinge on the forward view though, especially at lower planing speeds where the Ciera 8 is quick to settle at the stern. I found myself using the bolster or standing to maintain forward vision – and I’m not exactly short. It’s fantastic to see Bayliner back in the starter sportscruiser market. Instrumental in introducing many families to the joys of life afloat, this vessel represents exactly the shot in the arm that this sector needs.
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Make your way to stand G070 at the London Boat Show and meet Thomas Wills and Jamie Coombes from Sunseeker Torquay
Marina: What can visitors expect from the relocated Sunseeker stand this year? Thomas Wills: We are bringing eight boats to the show this year, including the stunning new 131 Yacht. A VIP tour around the Sunseeker of your choice is a great way to get to know the details that make a Sunseeker the quintessential luxury yacht; we are both looking forward to showing customers on board. Marina: What do you think attracts people to the Sunseeker Torquay dealership? Jamie Coombes: I think our passion is contagious! This is the perfect job if you love boating – being surrounded by these incredible yachts makes every day at work a pleasure. Prior to working with Sunseeker I raced with a professional sailing team, competing against Olympic and America’s Cup Sailors in one-design keelboat classes throughout Europe and the US. The move into brokerage was a natural one also having a sales background, and I think that my hands-on experience allows me to advise customers honestly and without bias. That’s what our customers appreciate. That, and the fact that Sunseeker yachts are stand-out first class in both performance and build quality. TW: I’m most proud of the individual attention we are able to give
each and every customer. Whether you are investing in a 131 Yacht or considering moving up from a smaller boat via our brokerage service, we always give every customer our very best. I also enjoy taking new boat owners to the Sunseeker shipyard, where they can see the yachts in all stages of production – it enables our clients to appreciate the build quality of these world class boats. Marina: Which of the Sunseeker models on display at the boat show is your personal favourite? TW: That’s a tough one! I’d have to say the Predator 57 with the Volvo D13 900s, because my passion is open Predator boats and the Predator 57 has a great combination of performance and practicality, especially with the lowering door in the saloon. JC: The 86 Yacht ticks a lots of boxes for me – daring design, technology use of materials, plus a flybridge to die for! A truly exceptional yacht. Contact 01803 293939 firstname.lastname@example.org sunseekertorquay.com Check out facebook.com/SunseekerTorquay and follow @Sunseeker_TQ for updates straight from LBS Issue 6 |
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aunching at Boot Dusseldorf in January 2016, the new Lagoon 450 SporTop is the result of a partnership between VPLP Architects, Lagoon and the celebrated Nauta Design studio. From the exterior, the cabin-top design of the Lagoon 450 SporTop creates an elegant and striking roof profile with a large sunbathing area on the cabin-top. A lower mast and boom reduce pitching and make the boom easier to access. The cabin-top steering position boasts a large helm station seat with access from the cockpit and the deck. The catamaran’s interior is both elegant and functional. A luxurious owner’s cabin and comfortable guest cabins have plenty of natural light thanks to large glazed panels in the hulls. A ‘U’-shaped galley offers greater comfort at sea and is well-equipped, with large hot plates and ample storage and worktop space. The access between the cockpit and the galley has been optimised and the engine compartments are remote from the living areas and perfectly insulated. The new Lagoon 450 SporTop provides an attractive alternative to those who sail with a small crew and want greater proximity between the living area and helm.
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Specifications On the Water Price ÂŁ307,129 ex. VAT Typical final price ÂŁ401,756 ex. VAT LOA 13.96m LWL 13.38m Maximum beam 7.84m Draught 1.30m Displacement 15,500 kg (light EC) Empty displacement 11,700 kg Maximum Power Available 2 x 57hp Standard Sail Area 134 sq m Berths 6-12 Cabins 3 or 4 plus bow cabin options Fuel capacity 1,000 litres Water capacity 300 or 700 litres Contact details Graham Laver, Lagoon Brand Manager for Ancasta, email@example.com or +44 (0)2380 450000 ancasta.com
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Bespoke lighting subtly highlights the design touches of the Princess 88
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Landau UK installed a 40inch TV in the hardtop, which can be seen from the hot tub
Straight from the factory a Princess 88 is pretty luxurious by anyone’s standards, but with the assistance of Landau UK this yacht was destined for greater things
or most people, taking delivery of a brand new Princess 88, one of the world’s premier production yachts, would be the culmination of a dream. But for one discerning buyer, it was just the beginning – a blank canvas upon which to build his perfect motor yacht, to create something truly personal and unique. With the boat ordered and build commencing, the owner sought an established, reliable and experienced company to make his dream come true… Their initial meeting was at the London Boat Show in 2015. Landau’s massive converted ex-Formula One hospitality unit is fitted out like a luxury yacht, and offers the perfect showcase of Landau UK’s talents. It features over 150 of the latest marine products and systems, giving the Landau team the unique ability to show clients precisely what they can do. Sales Director Chris Doran was the one to sit down and talk through in detail the owner’s exact requirements, offering suggestions and concepts that turned the brush strokes of their ideas into finely wrought and comprehensive solutions. Unrivalled expertise Landau UK has been in the luxury yacht retro-fitting business for nearly 20 years, regularly travelling to all corners of the globe to deliver award-wining installations and retrofit solutions. Widely regarded as the industry leader in its field, the task of creating the ultimate Princess 88 was a perfect fit for the business. Lavish accommodation spreads across four opulent en suite cabins on the lower deck. The main deck sports an enclosed galley
and wheelhouse for the crew, while guests enjoy a generous singlelevel main saloon and a separate dining area for eight, opening out onto a massive aft deck and a drop-down balcony respectively. Crowning it all is a palatial flying bridge complete with spa bath, wet bar, and sprawling seating area around a huge teak table shaded by a long hard top. A transom garage for water toys aft of the crew quarters augments a high/low hydraulic bathing platform. It is the ultimate expression of the 90 foot motor yacht genre, which leads to just one question: “How do you improve upon perfection?” Landau UK had a few ideas. Over subsequent weeks these ideas crystallised into action plans as Chris and the team brought their experience to bear, creating innovative and imaginative solutions and presenting them to the owner. From convenience and safety through to entertainment and that ‘wow factor’, plans were formulated to bring the concept to fruition, marrying state-of-the-art technology and installation craftsmanship. Visual effects Lighting that is not only completely bespoke but also infinitely adaptable was the first challenge. Fifty two RGB deck lights and sixteen underwater lights are complemented by RGB spa bath lights, rope lights and even backlit name lights for the ultimate in lighting control – the whole system accessed and controlled wirelessly, courtesy of a custom-made iPad app. Every light zone can be independently adjusted for colour or intensity, offering infinite permutations to spectacular effect.
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The entertainment centre can be controlled remotely
At night the deck lights create a party atmosphere
Marrying state-of-the-art technology to installation craftsmanship
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Every light zone can be adjusted independently
Security includes a gyro-stabilised camera
That concept of choice and variety also extends to the audio-visual systems. Again divided into zones, everyone can be their own DJ with access to a central server containing up to 9,000 albums. Not enough choice? Then guests can connect their own iPods or other devices and stream their own music through the system. Special software written to link the audio to the lighting creates the ultimate sound and light show. A 50-inch Samsung TV in the saloon is augmented by a Dolby 5.1 surround sound system with upgraded amplifiers and speakers. It sources films and TV shows from a 2TB Kaleidescape 1U Disc Vault server. Again controlled wirelessly, it is capable of storing 180 Blu Ray movies and 500 dvd movies and distributing them to any screen within the accommodation. And there’s one further screen that it feeds – on the flybridge a specially fabricated retractable TV assembly has been installed in the hardtop, allowing a 40-inch TV to be viewed from the spa bath. A self-tracking gyro-stabilised KVH Tracvision M9 satellite dome provides up to the minute broadcasting as an alternative. Water toys But life isn’t all about entertainment coming to you, sometimes you want to go to it, and to that end the hydraulic bathing platform is worth a visit. The transom garage has been turned into a veritable toy box, with three Seabob F5 S underwater scooters (one in each of the available colours) fitted to a Harken track for storage and instant accessibility. Slide them off and go diving, and upon your return each one clips back onto its bracket and simply slides back
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along the track and locks into place, a fast-charging docking station for every unit ensuring that they’re ready to go again in no time. There’s even a GoCycle electric folding bike for anyone heading ashore – linked via iPad naturally, allowing access to pedal assist or full electric programs. Trouble-shooting tech On-board security includes a state-of-the-art gyro-stabilised thermal imaging camera. Mounted on a custom-made bracket on top of the navigation light for an uninterrupted 360-degree view, it’s so powerful that it can read a newspaper from half a kilometre away. On a more practical level, clear barriers designed with safety and aesthetics in mind are fitted to the flybridge to provide additional security for younger members of the family. Despite a depth of engineering that even runs to remote gateway access, allowing the systems to be monitored or adjusted and any problems diagnosed from anywhere in the world, the total installation took just two months. Three weeks of the install was carried out at Landau UK’s base in Southampton, the following five weeks completed on location in Barcelona in order to accommodate the owner’s pressing schedule. From the smallest detail to the complex logistics, the team at Landau UK have lived up to their pledge to go beyond – conceiving and delivering ultimate solutions seamlessly and on time. The result, one of the most comprehensively upgraded Princess yachts in the world, and the fulfilment of a dream.
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he stunning Fjord 40 Open makes a huge splash at London Boat Show this year with the ‘Black’ version, which elevates a boat already known for its stylish, super-cool looks to another level. The Fjords have undergone a continuous improvement process both with regard to technology and quality since they were first launched, and are now presented in top form, perfected down to the minutest detail. The Open range still sports a fully equipped cabin, making the Fjord motor yacht an ideal companion for day trips or short journeys with overnight stays. A high freeboard provides safety on the sea, while in the stern the tables and seating area can comfortably cater for 12 party guests, or be converted into a huge sun deck with comfortable lounging cushions. Below deck, the Fjord 40 Open offers a breathtaking sense of space and the feeling of a luxury loft. There’s a double cabin, an occasional guest or child berth and a generously sized wet area and toilet compartment – perfect for spending the night. Carefully selected equipment options make every day on board an unforgettable experience and offer comfort for every occasion. The new model is powered with either twin IPS 500 Volvo Penta diesel engines or the more powerful IPS600 each with 435 hp – making speeds of 40 knots child’s play. Wherever you arrive with the Fjord 40, you will attract jealous admirers – even on the most exclusive coasts!
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Specifications LOA: 11.99m Beam: 3.99m Fuel capacity: approx 1,000 litres Water capacity: approx 300 litres Engines: 2x IPS 500 (D6 370 hp / 272 kw) Speed: approx. 30 up to 40 knots Contact details Call Inspiration Marine on +44 (0)2380 457008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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â€œSalvage - a voluntary service, which, when a boat is in danger at sea, saves the boat and contributes to the safety of those within the boat and its cargo.â€?
Rescue me! When the worst happens it sea, it pays to be aware of salvage laws and how they can affect you before you end up out of pocket
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Free advice for RYA members RYA members are entitled to free legal advice on any salvage or towage issues, while also having access to further in-depth salvage and towage information, including a download of the Lloyd’s Standard Form of Salvage Agreement, online. For more information about salvage laws visit www.rya.org.uk/ infoadvice/legaladvice/ Pages/legalmembers onlysalvageandtowage.aspx
Under salvage law, a person who recovers another person’s boat from danger at sea is entitled to a reward
nder the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), and other such regulations there is a statutory duty to assist any boat in distress and to save life. When a boat gets into trouble at sea the priority will always be to look after the people on board, but once you and your crew are safe, the last thing you want to discover is a salvage claim is being made against you or your boat. Having an understanding of the principles of salvage will help you avoid such a sting in the tail! What is salvage? Salvage Laws have evolved from the philosophy that the protection of maritime property at sea is considered of sufficient importance that it should be encouraged by the courts through the offer of rewards to those who go to the assistance of others. Under Salvage Law a person who recovers another person’s boat or cargo from danger at sea is entitled to a reward based on the value of the property saved. This is considered fair to the boat owner and salvor based on the principle that a reasonable owner (or their insurer) who has avoided the total loss of their boat or other property through the intervention of a third party should be prepared to pay for the assistance offered,
To make a claim, the salvor must have performed the service in tidal waters, including harbours
and also the person providing assistance shouldn’t be left out of pocket for doing so. Salvage services could include: n Towing n Pilotage n Navigating n Standing by a boat n Taking off any equipment n Taking a passenger ashore n Floating a stranded boat (or raising one which is sunken) n Saving a derelict or wreck. The underlying principles governing a salvage claim are: n The service must be used by legally recognisable subjects of salvage, that is to say, any boat or property in danger in navigable waters. n The service must be voluntary and not under a pre-arranged contract n The subject of salvage must be in danger n The service must either be successful or prevent or minimise damage to the environment n The service must be performed in tidal waters (including harbours) Issue 6 |
Given that the reward is normally payable out of the value of the property saved, for a salvor to be entitled to a reward something of value must be saved! This is known as the ‘no cure, no pay’ principle. Salvage in a rescue situation Generally speaking, recreational boaters are happy to help each other out and it is unusual for those offering assistance to claim salvage. However, if you are worried about a claim for salvage being made, it is usually cheaper to agree a payment for assistance in advance rather than to leave it to be determined after the event. If you’re not in imminent danger and the situation does not warrant calling the emergency services, you would probably be better off being up-front about fixing a price with the person offering assistance. If danger is imminent, call the emergency services. HM Coastguard and the RNLI do not normally make claims for salvage. However there will be occasions where a boat is in imminent danger and salvage has to be accepted without an agreement on payment (ie the amount of any payment will be settled later), and therefore a skipper and salvor should be very clear on what is being agreed at the time. Every situation is unique and there are a number of factors a skipper should take into account when considering the options: n Safety of people on board n Proximity to hazards n Weather conditions n Current, tide and sea state n Potential for anchoring If a boat is in distress, it’s unlikely the skipper will be able to arrange a written agreement, so a verbal agreement, witnessed by other crew members or individuals on board, of ‘salvage services’ upon the principle of ‘no cure, no pay’ should be offered. Skippers should also consider trying to agree salvage subject to the terms of the Lloyd’s Open Form, which is a simple form of
When summoned in an emergency situation, the RNLI and Coastguard do not normally make claims for salvage
Ensuring that you have the correct insurance removes the potential for stress if the worst should ever happen
salvage agreement and gives jurisdiction to determine the reward to Lloyd’s of London arbitrators, rather than the courts. Salvage without prior agreement If you find yourself subject to a salvage claim without prior agreement; for example if your boat has been salvaged without your knowledge after it has broken free of its moorings or any such circumstances where salvage is unavoidable, most insurance policies require immediate written notice of any accident or of any claim. No negotiations, payments, settlements, admissions or terminations of any claim should be made without the written consent of the insurers. If a salvage claim arises after your boat has been saved, notify your insurers straight away and leave the negotiations to them.
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Henri Lloyd Flex 3D
esign accolades in the sailing world don’t come much higher than the prestigious DAME awards at METS, recognised worldwide as the leading international competition of its type within the field of marine equipment and accessories. So there was great celebration when Henri Lloyd’s Flex 3D jacket (RRP £140) won this year’s Clothing and Crew Accessories category. This ground-breaking, super-lightweight thermal jacket features a revolutionary non-flattening ‘spiral’ wadding, which retains loft under stretch and is proven to be 33% more effective than its predecessor. The jacket’s other main feature is – as the name implies – its stretchiness. The Flex 3D outer fabric and internal wadding offer a four-way mechanical stretch which, when combined with a full-stretch thread and an articulated design, gives complete freedom of movement, unprecedented athletic mobility and immense comfort. The jury were bowled over by the feel of this innovative jacket, commenting: “It’s hard to convey just how light and comfortable the Flex 3D Jacket is without actually picking it up”. henrilloyd.com
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Solent live weather data website
Rock Seven, in collaboration with ABP Southampton, Gill and Hydrosphere, has launched a new Solent weather website to support safety and voyage planning for all Solent users, both professional and recreational: rock7.com/wind The highly accurate real-time weather data comes from a new weather station on the ABP Southampton managed Calshot Spit Light Float in the Solent, which integrates Rock Seven’s RockFLEET vessel tracking and communications system with Gill instruments. Aids to navigation supplier, Hydrosphere, has supported the project by providing installation and maintenance for the weather station. “This freely available weather data will complement the data already available in the wider Solent Area,” explains ABP Port of Southampton. “The format is easily accessible via desktop computer and on smartphones and tablets. Detailed weather information and trends will be very beneficial to commercial and leisure users.”
Perfectly practical Products for your time on board… Field Guide to Knots
£12.99 (HB), quartoknows.com The Field Guide to Knots (Apple Press) contains over 80 carefully chosen knots that provide invaluable tools for safety, survival and enjoyment of every outdoor sport, whether you need to build a shelter, abseil a cliff, tie up a horse or anchor a boat. You’ll also learn how to assess your needs and choose the best knot for the job every time. Clear step-by-step instructions accompanied by colour photographs make even complex knots easy to learn and remember.
£TBA, bartonmarine.com Designed for mariners who appreciate elegance and want technical excellence, Barton Marine’s new heritage range of classic, high performance wooden blocks has been named in honour of the flagship of the British Navy – the HMS Victory. Crafted by sailors for sailors, the new Victory blocks are manufactured in the UK from traditional ash wood. They not only look good, but are highly durable and designed to withstand many years of use in harsh marine environments. The sleek classic style wooden plates conceal the modern technical workings of Barton’s proven high performance blocks, Delrin ball bearings and Torlon needle bearings, gun-metal shaded sheave and brass fittings. 38 |
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International Textile waterproofer
AkzoNobel’s International® Boatcare range now includes a Textile Waterproofer that protects fabrics against moisture, dirt and mildew in the marine environment. Routine care with International Textile Waterproofer will keep your onboard textiles looking like new for longer, but the benefits are not just cosmetic – regular use will also extend their lifetime by increasing their flexibility. It can also be applied to extend the useful life of sailing wear and other textiles on board.
Crewsaver Sky-Lite 2
Headlining Crewsaver’s new Aurora pyrotechnic range is the unique Sky-Lite 2 Star red aerial distress flare. Weighing just 56g, it propels two red flares to 60m by hand-held launcher – each flare burns at a light intensity of 10,000 candela for 5.5 seconds. Suitable for day or night use, the Sky-Lite 2 Star flare is ideal for yachts, dinghies, RIBS and canoes operating within seven miles of shore.
A Gill design classic is reborn. Combining excellent support with reliable waterproof protection from the elements, the Competition Boot excels in wet and slippery conditions where sure grip is an absolute must. The close-fitting, lace-up design provides support and aids agility, while other features include non-slip razor-cut outsoles for grip; reinforced instep, toe and heel for maximum support and durability; stretch and static laces.
Garmin GPS 73 Marine Handheld
Garmin’s new GPS 73 is a low-cost marine handheld designed for mariners who want a simple, rugged and reliable navigation solution. It’s packed with marine-specific features like man overboard (MOB), marine alarms, route planning, and navigation. New SailAssist has also been added, offering sailing-inspired features like virtual starting line, race countdown times, distance to start line, speed history graph, and tack assist. Using the GPS 73’s high-sensitivity receiver, you can acquire a position fix quickly and easily. It marks and stores up to 1,000 waypoints and 100 tracks, which can be transferred to other devices via its fast USB interface, as well as the tried-and-tested NMEA 0183. Users can also connect the GPS 73 to a computer to utilise the free Garmin HomePortTM trip planning software to plan upcoming routes, and to backup and store tracks, routes and waypoints. Battery life has also been improved to more than 18 hours on two AA batteries. Like the GPS 72, the updated GPS 73 is water resistant to IPX-7 standards (submersible in up to one metre of water for up to 30 minutes), and the unit floats in case of an accidental dunking. The GPS 73 features a high-contrast, sunlight readable display with a built-in backlight, and is easy to read in all lighting conditions. It also features built-in celestial data, including sunrise/sunset times and a fishing and hunting almanac. Issue 6 |
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e h t for t wors Itâ€™s a purchase that you hope youâ€™ll never have to use, but even so, choosing the right life jacket can be a life-saving decision
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our choice of lifejacket will depend very much on what you’re going to be doing out on the water, so whatever the circumstances it’s crucial to choose your lifejacket carefully. Lifejackets need to be fit for purpose, so whether you are selecting for yourself, your family, your crew or your work colleagues, you should consider worst-case scenarios and the type of lifejacket everyone should be wearing for their ultimate safety overboard in that environment. Key factors that affect whether a lifejacket is fit for purpose include buoyancy level and inflation options. The level of buoyancy your lifejacket offers needs to be suitable for what you’ll be doing out on the water. For example, if you’re heading offshore and likely to be wearing heavy foul-weather gear then you need a lifejacket with a higher buoyancy to support you in that environment. Similarly, the inflation option you choose needs to work in the environment you’ll be out in. If you’re going to be out in all weathers, a lifejacket that has Hammar automatic inflation removes risk of accidental activation caused by wave splash. How to buy Once you’ve found a lifejackets that suits your circumstances, it’s vital to ensure that it fits properly and is comfortable. After all, a lifejacket will only work if you’re actually wearing it, and a loose or ill-fitting lifejacket won’t provide the level of performance required when inflated. For this reason its important to try before you buy. The added benefit of shopping in person for your lifejacket is that retailers are often a source of invaluable advice. Crewsaver operates an Approved Stockists scheme; affiliated retailers have a wealth of knowledge and will be able to talk you through the different lifejackets available. Trying on a lifejacket also means that you can check fit as well as comfort levels. Incorporating Fusion 3D technology into lifejacket design, Crewsaver has created lifejackets that mould to the shape of your body, sitting off the neck, giving total freedom of movement and making them so comfortable you may forget you’re wearing Issue 6 |
ErgoFit 290N Ocean
Form fitting neckline allows greater head mobility
The ErgoFit 290N Ocean lifejacket is at the top end of Crewsaver’s Fusion 3D range. It is designed for serious ocean sailors facing the full fury of the elements. These high-performance lifejackets are a must for anyone who takes safety on the water seriously. Crewsaver lifejackets undergo rigorous testing and retesting to exceed all safety standards. Ergonomic design Fusion 3D shaping creates ultimate wearer comfort and allows unobstructed movement. Crewsaver’s innovative Fusion 3D technology means that the lifejacket moulds to the shape of the wearer’s body and sits off the neck, this increases comfort levels, ensures a better fit and creates a lifejacket that is easy to wear for long periods. Bladder design A top-of-the-range bladder turns you onto your back fast (even when wearing full foul weather ocean kit), supports your head and diverts waves from your face. When inflated, a unique integrated chin support tilts your head back to help keep airways clear. AIS MOB device compatible The lifejacket is compatible with the McMurdo S20 Smartfind AIS MOB Device, which is essential for anyone going offshore. The lifejacket can be purchased with a factory fitted S20 Smartfind, and in this case inflation of the lifejacket activates the device automatically. The S20 features a flashing LED indication light, making you easier to spot at night and provides 24 hours of continuous transmission.
YKK Quick Burst Zip
Sculpted and breathable mesh back panel
Pocket for ErgoFit safety knife Fusion 3D shaping creates ultimate wearer comfort and full unobstructed movement
Twin, forward pull side waist adjusters
Soft loop d-ring for attaching safety line
Indicator window shows status of firing mechanism
Flexible durable 300d fabric ensure super comfortable custom fit
Keep little skippers safe with the Crewsaver Crewfit 150 Junior and Spiral 100N foam lifejacket
one. Crewsaver’s Fusion 3D range of lifejackets (the new Crewfit and ErgoFit lifejackets) are unisex and come in one size; however, innovation Fusion 3D design means that one size really does fit all. Convenient side waist adjusters allow a comfortable fit for both men and women, meaning that the range is truly versatile. Children’s lifejackets Children’s lifejackets really are more than just adult’s designs in smaller sizes. Manufacturers will have a different range for little ones with lifejackets designed specifically for babies and young children. Foam lifejackets for small sailors give inherent, permanent buoyancy, while crotch straps and adjustable waist straps ensure that the lifejacket is securely fitted and doesn’t ride up. For older children, Crewsaver has introduced its first Fusion 3D lifejacket designed specifically for juniors (20-50kg). As with the adult Fusion 3D range, the Crewfit 150N Junior’s 3D design means that it is supremely comfortable to wear, sitting off the neck and featuring the same side waist adjusters that make the Crewfit and ErgoFit ranges a perfect fit. 42 |
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Marina tech Spray hood included in ErgoFit lifejackets with easy pull over tabs and piping to help keep the water off your face
Lifejackets for pets
Make sure your four-legged crew are safe too It’s important to consider the
safety of all of your crew members [NOT SHOWN] Unique chin support tilts your head back to help keep your airways clear Pro-Sensor, Hammar or Manual firing systems are available, complete with indicator
Dual lifting beckets designed to aid speedy recovery should you fall into the water
including pets. Pet buoyancy aids
need to be comfortable for the same reasons you’d want your lifejacket to be comfortable. Crewsaver’s
popular Petfloat is a buoyancy aid
specifically designed for your four-
legged friend. It comes in five sizes and is easily adjustable, ensuring
that it is suitable for most breeds
of dogs and cats. Features include a handle to safely lift your pet
aboard and a handy pocket for lead and disposable bags. Made from
comfortable, soft, closed-cell foam, the Petfloat will keep your furry
companions safe and comfortable onboard too.
[NOT SHOWN] CSL light is essential if you are making a long voyage or a night passage. PLB pocket for carrying your Fast Find 220 Personal Locator Beacon.
Dual crotch straps Help furry friends find their sea legs with a Petfloat Choose a lifejacket that suits your environment
What to spend On the question of cost, what you need to spend on a lifejacket depends very much on your requirements. The Crewsaver Fusion 3D lifejackets start from just £60 (Crewfit 165N Sport – Manual), making them an extremely affordable option. Optional extras like a hood and light mean you can add the features that you need. At the other end of the scale, the top of the range ErgoFit 290N Ocean with McMurdo S20 AIS beacon retails at £473. Crewsaver’s own lifejacket designs evolve as a result of input from the professional crews they work with. Crewsaver’s expert designers work closely with the most experienced lifeboat crews, as well as elite round-the-world racers, used to pushing their limits within the extreme wind and wave conditions of the Southern Ocean. Working with the likes of the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Artemis Racing gives Crewsaver unique insight, which is then fed directly into each of its lifejacket ranges, ensuring that whatever your reason for being afloat, your safety is never compromised. Issue 6 |
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Follow these top tips from the RYA and ensure that your boat is in perfect condition and ready for anything come spring, explains RYA Chief Instructor Rachel Andrews…
he best way to winterise your boat is to use it – a boat contains a multitude of systems that hate inactivity, particularly the engine. But if you really don’t fancy a winter on the water and you are set on putting your boat to bed for the coldest months of the year, there are a few essential tasks that will help ensure it survives this dormant period. Don’t panic if you won’t have the time to do everything on this list: concentrate on winterising the engine, because it’s the part that will benefit the most from a little TLC at this time of the year.
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shorten the engineâ€™s life, and a neglected oil system will cause expensive damage. Also consider using flushing oil or a flushing additive during the oil change, which helps to remove even more of these contaminants.
Check the gearbox or outdrive oil and replace it if it looks cloudy or milky.
Most diesel engines use either raw water or keel cooling â€“ both of which need attention when winterising. Raw water systems require draining before leaving for the winter by closing the water inlet valve, or sea cock; disconnecting a hose from the circulating pump (unless there is a dedicated tap or plug); then refilling with a strong solution of fresh antifreeze. Run the engine to fully circulate the new solution. Simply draining the system is unlikely to remove all the water inside, which may then freeze and so cause damage over the winter.
First on the list is general engine cleaning and observation. Shine plenty of light, and use a mirror on a stick or a digital camera to see under and behind things. Dry the bilges to prevent corrosion and, if necessary, paint them white to highlight any leaks and drips in the future.
Whether your boat is being hauled out for the winter or not, fill your fuel tank to prevent condensation, which in turn prevents the growth of diesel bug.
Change the engine oil and replace the oil filter before leaving your boat for the winter. Leaving the old oil contaminated with the acidic by-products of combustion inside the engine block will
Check the water pump impeller and consider replacing it when de-winterising in case the blades have deformed over the winter. Keel cooling systems can be left alone providing they contain the correct water/antifreeze mixture. This can be checked using a strength tester available from marinas and good car spares outlets. Note that antifreeze has a limited life and if it has to be replaced then this is a good time to replace any suspect hoses. Keep the old hoses as emergency replacements.
Remove the air intake filter and block the intake with an oily rag to prevent rust inside; then do the same for the exhaust. Squirt a little oil into the intake and turn over the engine (without starting it) to distribute it over the cylinder walls. Be sure to place a warning about the blocked intake on the engine control panel to prevent anyone turning over the engine in your absence.
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Where possible, remove the batteries and keep them warm and dry over the winter, fully charged or topped up at least every four to six weeks. Batteries left uncharged for long periods may need to be replaced completely. If you’re unable to remove the batteries or if the boat is staying on its mooring, leave them fully topped up and regularly recharged, because full batteries are less likely to freeze in sub-zero temperatures.
Relax or remove all belts and protect the drive wheels. Rust on these can chew up a belt very quickly in the new season.
If you’re taking the boat out of the water, make sure it is angled bow upwards slightly to enable rain water to run off immediately from covers, decks and cockpit.
Covers should keep water out, but remember to allow air to circulate. A proper through-draught will prevent condensation, which leads to dry rot, mould and corrosion (especially if left for more than a single season).
The internal freshwater supply system also requires attention. Drain the entire system including tank, pump, calorifier, water filters and all taps – especially shower mixers. Look for any areas where water could still be trapped in pipes. Plastic piping is less vulnerable than copper piping, but rigid unions can still be damaged by freezing temperatures.
If you have a water-based central heating system using antifreeze then the same checks carried out to the keel cooled engine system should be applied. If the system doesn’t use antifreeze then it should be drained as for the freshwater supply.
Remove any foodstuffs that may be damaged by the frost or attract unwanted visitors such as mice and rats.
Store all linen, clothing, blankets, curtains and other soft furnishings ashore – washed and dry. Prop the fridge door open – mould will form in less than a week if it’s left closed and you’ll return to a foul-smelling mess that’s impossible to eradicate. Ensure through-ventilation below deck. Leave cupboards and drawers open, prop up bunk cushions and leave under-berth locker lids open. Your aim to make sure that fresh air can get into every conceivable nook and cranny.
Ensure deck-installed electronics have tight-fitting covers, and consider spraying behind electronics with waterrepellent silicone. Check your navigation lights are still serviceable.
If you are leaving your boat afloat, check all through-hull fittings for leaks and corrosion. Don’t forget to check your stern glands and repack with grease if appropriate.
Make a list of what you have done to winterise your boat this year so that you remember what to reverse in the spring, and leave signs all around the boat so that no-one accidentally operates a winterised system!
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Night Exercise with the Coastguard Helicopter and Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Words and images JOHN PERIAM and GEOFFREY LEE
very day around our coast fishermen take to sea, sometimes with a crew, other times single handed. Sadly, the current rules and regulations are forcing many to take risks to earn a living by going to sea in inclement weather, and many feel they have no choice but to go out to work in conditions that they once would have considered extremely unsafe. Thankfully, there are people – both staff and volunteers – who are committed to ending preventable loss of life at sea; the men and women of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). In 2014 alone, the RNLI’s lifeboat crews and lifeguards went to the rescue of over 10,000 people. It is the RNLI and MCA who respond when a vessel gets into trouble, and every
time a lifeboat is launched or a search and recuse (SAR) helicopter takes to the air, the crews must be prepared to cope with a multitude of challenging and dangerous situations, which is why exercises are so important. Mainly volunteers, these lifeboat crew often fit their training around full-time jobs, and are on-call 24/7. Recently we joined Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat on several exercises to see firsthand how crews prepare for such an incident. Technology is constantly advancing, and the Shoreham Tamar All Weather Lifeboat Enid Collett is kitted out with state-of-theart equipment. It is a proven and fast boat travelling with 2000hp engines up to a speed of 25 knots. Launching from the boathouse, Coxswain Steve Smith positioned her several miles off the
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RNLI Coxswain Steve Smith aboard the Enid Collett on exercise
Shoreham’s £2.7m lifeboat has been operational since 2010
Helicopter H104 appears over the stern of the lifeboat
Shoreham coast. While we waited for the helicopter to arrive, Smith told us how and why radio procedure is so important when working with helicopters and a casualty: “Valuable time can be saved by following procedure and, if a vessel is lost, sectored searches take place to locate those in the water.” Paul Fisher from the RNLI Operations Department explained the use of radios in more detail: “It is so important that crews are trained how to transmit, while being constructive with their comments to
all involved – especially the casualty, who may well be in a situation where they need support to reassure them that all is fine and help is at hand. Radio comms between lifeboat and casualty are important but not always possible. It can help to guide the lifeboat to the casualty and inform the lifeboat crew of any possible hazards around them such as fishing nets or lines still in the water.” All Weather Lifeboats (ALBs) and Atlantic 85 lifeboats all have VHF and 121.5MHz direction-finding radio fitted. The usual working channel is 16: the international distress and calling channel on 156.8MHz. Channel 0 is HM Coastguard’s private channel and their consent must be gained prior to publishing the frequency. “It is normally the mechanic who is the radio operator on the ALB Lifeboat,” Paul explained. “However, the majority of crew are radio trained. The RNLI takes crew training very seriously and their training centre at Poole provides support, along with their mobile units that visit lifeboat stations.” Standard international radio voice procedures are used in all communications, but there can be situations when those being rescued do not know these, or don’t even have a working radio on board. Mobile phones are not the most proven means of communication and are easily lost in an emergency situation, so should never be relied on. The RNLI advises all fishermen (and recreational sailors) to undertake one of the available courses that will train them in what to do if disaster strikes, and how to follow the procedures set out by the RNLI to make their rescue swifter and safer. Helicopter training It was not long before H104 – an AgustaWestland AW139, a twin-engine helicopter popular with coastguard agencies globally – appeared, having taken off from Lee on Solent. “We really have to make the most of these exercises because they aren’t a regular occurrence.” said Coxswain Smith. “Lee is currently the busiest Maritime SAR helicopter in the UK and it isn’t uncommon for exercises to be cancelled at the last minute due to a shout.”
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“Safety is of the utmost importance for all involved, and the relevant protective gear is now standard. It was calm tonight! However, it puts things into a different perspective when we are out in a force +9. That is why we do these exercises to the book”
Mark Blatcher, the Shoreham Lifeboat Mechanic, works with Second Cox Simon Tugwell to get those onboard involved in the exercise, which can include several incidents. “Our training now is with the aim of getting as many crew members acceptable for the All Weather Lifeboat,” Bletcher explained. “With an inshore lifeboat we are a busy station, especially in the summer. First-hand opportunities such as this must be taken.” The helicopter arrived out of the dark and positioned itself very low over the Tamar, dropping its winchman onto the deck. A brief discussion relating to the exercise was agreed, and the first crew member was winched up. This was followed by a medi-vac in a stretcher, then a search for a casualty in the water. While all this was happening, Smith was at the helm keeping a steady track at a fast speed, with the helicopter to the stern, while in constant radio communication with the pilot. “Safety is of the utmost importance for all involved, and the relevant protective gear is now standard. It was calm tonight! However, it puts things into a different perspective when we are out in a force +9. That is why we do these exercises to the book,” he told us. Exercises over, and Enid Collett was returned to the boathouse. A crew briefing and the all-important “thank you” to the helicopter crew was followed by a wash-down of the lifeboat, fuel checks and a reassuring, “We are now ready for service,” to the Coastguard. Our fishermen, often at sea when others are not, need to know that these services are there to help them when needed. The national press does at times have to report the sad outcome of incidents; but seeing first-hand how The RNLI and MCA work together it proves how important such joint exercises are. Our thanks go to Steve Smith and the crews at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat for their continued support, and to the MCA Media team at Southampton. If you would like to find out more about the work of the RNLI, or to donate, please visit rnli.org
About the authors JOHN PERIAM is an established Nautical Photojournalist with over 350 features published. His two books, Shelley the Lifeboat Labrador and A Veterinary Tail – Uphill and Down Dale, are both available on Amazon Kindle. GEOFFREY LEE is an established Aviation Photographer who runs Planefocus Ltd planefocus.com. His work involves him flying with many of the world’s air forces. Currently he is involved in taking photographs of the Eurofighter Typhoon for its manufacturer. He has written four books on RAF aircraft, and has just completed his second book on the Eurofighter Typhoon. Both John and Geoffrey have worked together on several projects including a recent trip on HMS Mersey, one of the Royal Navy Fisheries Protection Vessels.
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ake no mistake, the Grand Cherokee is a large vehicle by anyone’s standards. If you’re in the market for an SUV with real road presence then the current offering from iconic off-road manufacturer Jeep has to be on the shortlist. If, on the other hand, you’re after something that you can thread through tight city streets and park in small spaces then you might need to look elsewhere. Certainly the Jeep can handle city driving: its smooth automatic gearbox makes pootling around town a pleasure with that usually high 4x4 driving position affording great visibility, and once on the open road you really get a sense of what this SUV is all about – in fact there’s very little this accomplished vehicle can’t deal with. In North America, by far its largest sales market, the Grand Cherokee feels positively compact compared to the behemoth offerings from Dodge and Ford with their iconic F-150 (the bestselling vehicle in the US). In the UK and Europe, however, the priorities are a little different. Less concerned with overall size, particularly on our cramped streets, European high-end SUV buyers focus more on the luxury aspects of the purchase – a marketplace
forever dominated by the ubiquitous Range Rover and fiercely contested by the likes of BMW and Mercedes. To succeed here the Jeep has measure up to some very stiff competition. A closer look All Grand Cherokees come well equipped, with climate control and automatic wipers as standard, although most will avoid the entry-level Lareno (with its 188bhp variant of the 3.0-litre V6 diesel) in favour of higher-spec models. The Limited adds most of the options potential buyers look for, including leather upholstery, electrically adjustable and heated front seats, parking sensors, rear-view camera and the powered opening tailgate. Move up to the Overland and you gain blind-spot monitors, adaptive cruise control and a sunroof. Our Summit-spec review car also benefitted from built-in Blu-ray
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player and headrest-mounted screens for rear passengers and an excellent Harmon Kardon audio upgrade – a massive 19-speaker system that’s sure to drown out the kids in the back and the road noise that creeps into the cabin – and with ample leg and head room in the rear seats for the tallest of passengers the Grand Cherokee is a comfortable place for long-distance journeys too.
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The boot space is very generous, if not quite class-leading, with a high and level floor offering 782 litres (extending to 1,554 litres) and an array of useful storage options. It also covers a full-sized spare wheel, which accounts for the extra load height. In Summit-spec the Harmon Kardon audio upgrade includes a large boot-mounted subwoofer which does rob a bit of the available space. Climb into the front and you’re welcomed by deep comfortable seats, leather trim and brushed aluminium with chrome detailing. In keeping with the competition, the dash sports a large colour touchscreen that controls most of the vehicle options, with only the climate control and heated screen buttons beneath. Although easy to use and comprehensive, the touchscreen interface lacks a little of the finesse of BMW’s iDrive and offerings from Range Rover and Mercedes. The interior also throws in a couple of Jeep quirks – a single multi-control indicator stalk and foot-operated parking brake control. Move down the centre console and you find the comprehensive
Selec Terrain controls for the 4x4, differentials and ride-height and a rather traditional-looking drive selector. It might look a little outdated, but rest assured it now controls a very modern ZF-derived 8-speed automatic complete with wheel-mounted paddle-shift. Available across the whole range, this new gearbox offers improved acceleration and shifting and goes a long way to explaining the reduction in both emissions and consumption. Combined with the updates to the V6 diesel engine and the addition of an Eco mode, the Grand Cherokee now delivers 37.7mpg on a combined cycle – more on a par with its European rivals. The drive The new auto gearbox does a great job of keeping the engine in the strongest part of the rev-range and affords effortless and relaxed cruising. The only criticism of the gearbox was a slight reluctance to kick-down when overtaking – easily overcome by a quick tap on the steering wheel-mounted manual paddles, although once in manual
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The foot-operated parking brake takes a bit of getting used to, particularly in heavy traffic on hilly roads A full-sized spare wheel is a welcome addition, but does result in a higher boot floor – the wheel well does provide useful extra storage though Keep the kids quiet: built in Blu-ray and fold-out screens will pacify even the fussiest of rear-seat passengers on long journeys
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mode the gearbox stays there until you put it back into full-auto. Push harder and engine noise does start to intrude on the cabin, but for the most part the Grand Cherokee is a very civil, comfortable and quiet place to be. Ride comfort has always been a strong selling point of the Grand Cherokee, with the American market placing more emphasis on this than overall handling. The entry-level Lareno and the Limited models feature tried and trusted steel spring suspension – fine on smooth or slightly broken tarmac, but prone to a lot of body movements and some jarring over larger potholes. Move further up the range and all models gain the higher-spec air springs and a marked increase in body control and ride comfort; however, bear in mind that the Grand Cherokee remains a large, heavy and tall vehicle. Venture off road and the excellent Selec Terrain system comes into effect. Jeep have built their reputation on tough all-terrain ability and the current Grand Cherokee doesn’t disappoint. Offering complete control over the front and rear differentials, power delivery and distribution and overall ride height, the comprehensive system governing the full-time four-wheel-drive ensures the current Grand Cherokee not only lives up to its predecessor’s pedigree but also holds its own against the European competition. In truth, most vehicles in this market sector will spend precious little time in the mud, but Jeep owners are more likely to take to the hills than many of their peers.
Living with a Grand Cherokee The Grand Cherokee is not a cheap vehicle – our review car with its various added options comes in at £54,140 – but, spec-for-spec, you do get more for your money than you would with the likes of BMW, Range Rover and Mercedes. That said, despite great strides forward in build quality and styling, the Grand Cherokee does still fall behind the best of the European offerings and depreciation remains a big concern. None of the luxury SUVs can ever be considered cheap to own or run and it’s true that Jeep have gone out of their way to make the current Grand Cherokee as competitive in this respect as possible, but unfortunately potential buyers seem more concerned with image and prestige than they do overall running costs. Of course if cost is no obstacle, you could plump for the thoroughly bonkers SRT8 with its 6.4-litre V8 petrol and sub 5-second 0-60 sprint – you’ll probably need to be the heir to a petroleum company to run it though, with real-world mpg falling well below the claimed 20mpg and emissions of 327g/km. Marina’s opinion It’s easy to play the safe option when choosing a luxury SUV – Range Rover has the image, Mercedes the technology and BMW the efficiency. But if you want to stand out from the crowd and go your own way then why not take a closer look at the Grand Cherokee… You might just be surprised how good it is.
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rom 8-17 January 2016, ExCeL London will be transformed into a hub for all things maritime, when iconic brands showcase their newest boats and greatest technical innovations at the London Boat Show. New for 2016 is the London Boat Show theatre, a dedicated area for innovators, adventurers and rising stars to share their inspiring stories and expert knowledge through interactive talks and panel shows. Visitors can expect a mixture of A Question of Sport, Mock the Week and Mastermind. The ‘Mediterranean Bay’ will put boating skills to the test live at the Show. The purpose-built pool will host water seminars on close quarters boat handling, sail reefing and capsize drills. You’ll also have the opportunity to trial an array of watersports, from favourites including water-walking and kayaking to the latest must-have toys, including the Seabob sourced by Landau UK. With over 500,000 litres of water surrounded by faux villas and cafes, this attraction will be a destination in its own right. Alongside today’s cutting-edge technology, the Show celebrates the innovations of yesteryear with its attraction, the ‘Sixties Revival’. Showcasing the best of the 1960s, both boating and culturally, visitors
will be transported back to an era which saw the first man walk on the moon, The Beatles, the arrival of the Mirror Dinghy and Sir Francis Chichester becoming the first person to sail singlehanded around the world. Plus, with the Show’s new layout providing the perfect platform to showcase the finest luxury yachts to the latest in cutting-edge electronics, from over 300 of the leading British and international companies, visitors can expect to witness more than 70 boats and products make their debut at the forthcoming event. As well as seeing new and returning brands for 2016 including Suzuki GB, Four Winns, Arthur Beale and Lewmar. Murray Ellis, Managing Director of British Marine Boat Shows, comments: “At the heart of Europe’s most pioneering city, we are celebrating the rich heritage of British boating at this iconic event. Visitors will be taken on a journey of discovery, from reliving the great moments of our time to technologies of the future which will revolutionise the way we get out on the water.” Advance tickets to London Boat Show start from £10, with two children under the age of 15 going free with each adult. To purchase tickets and for further information visit: londonboatshow.com.
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MDL’s Cobb’s Quay Marina With sandy beaches and excellent cruising on your doorstep, and France only a short hop away, Cobb’s Quay has a lot to offer
ith its lively, seafaring atmosphere, MDL’s Cobb’s Quay Marina is a favourite with yachtsmen and motor cruisers alike. Situated at Hamworthy in Holes Bay within Poole Harbour, berth holders and visitors have unrivalled access to the world’s second largest natural harbour, with plenty of wildlife and beautiful bays to explore and enjoy, as well as easy access to award-winning sandy beaches including those at Studland, Sandbanks and Bournemouth. For those choosing Cobb’s Quay as a base for cruising, the Solent lies to the east, offering year-round racing and sheltered cruising around the Isle of Wight. To the west is Studland Bay and Swanage, with its popular beach and white cliffs. Travelling further west, there are extensive opportunities for weekend cruising in the unspoilt waters of Torbay and the West Country. For longer distance cruise destinations of a week or more, France, the Channel Islands or the West Country are all within reach and offer plenty of scope for longer term exploring. What’s more, MDL berth holders can also take advantage of the company’s Freedom Berthing package, which enables complimentary stays at other MDL marinas in the UK, Spain and Italy. The cruising network is extended even further to the northwest coast of France with more than 100 marinas to choose from, all the way from Saint Valery on the shores of Normandy to Port Médoc in the Gironde. Accessible facilities Cobb’s Quay has 750 marina berths that can accommodate vessels up to a maximum LOA of 25 metres, as well as 250 dry stack berths with a maximum LOA of 10 metres. Offering increased security and lower maintenance costs, the dry stack service includes unlimited launching on demand seven days a week, 365 days a year. The marina also offers a slipway, accessible at all states of tide, a 25 ton slipway hoist and car and trailer space. The on-site restaurant, Cobb’s Quay Yacht Club, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week, serving up an exciting range of dishes based on fresh local and seasonal produce in a stylish, friendly and welcoming environment. The marina has been awarded four Gold Anchors by The Yacht Harbour Association and is also a member of the RYA’s Active Marina scheme and, as such, encourages and supports
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increased berth holder activity which includes training, cruising and social opportunities. Join in the fun The marina has a vibrant social scene and plays an important part in the local community. The team recently held two fundraising events to raise money for worthy causes. Manager of Cobb’s Quay Marina, Dave Wilson, recently organised a very popular fishing competition at the marina. Now in its seventh year, the Open Species Fishing Competition is run annually and raises money for UK sailing rehabilitation charity, Heroes on the Water. The event raised an impressive £650 for the charity. For the second year running, Cobb’s Quay Marina teamed up with the Poole Bay Small Boat Angling Club and the competition saw 19 boats out on the water, reeling in, photographing and then releasing as many species of fish as possible. A group of berth holders also recently took part in a fundraising golf tournament in aid of local charity, Julia’s House. 24 keen golfers took part in The ‘Tyder Cup’, which was organised by Bob Miles, a berth holder at Cobb’s Quay Marina, and Chas Kirkby, Dockmaster at Cobb’s Quay Marina. Bob’s wife and daughter in law both work at Julia’s House, a children’s hospice charity in Dorset dedicated to helping life-limited children and their families across the county. The tournament raised £2,000 for the hospice, a fantastic achievement.
n MDL WiFi n Fuel (petrol, diesel) Why choose MDL? As Europe’s leading marina operator, MDL Marinas is proud to offer the most comprehensive berthing package in the marketplace. The Freedom Berthing package gives owners far more than a superb berth and marina facilities, it’s a passport to extra rewards, benefits and savings, such as complimentary stays at over 90 other marinas both in the UK and Europe, discounts on boatyard services and fuel at cost. n Complimentary stays at over 90 marinas n Save with fuel at cost n Introduce your friends and earn rewards n Unlimited FREE WiFi n Discounted boatyard services n Social MDL n Berth swap and experience other MDL Marinas
Find out more Cobb’s Quay Marina, Poole, Dorset BH15 4EL Tel: 01202 674299 cobbsquaymarina.co.uk
n My MDL – online, anytime n Flexible contracts n Freedom to change marinas n Complimentary boat movements n Freedom to transfer your berth to a new boat owner Visit mdlmarinas.co.uk to find out more.
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Beachfront property, funky bars and bistros and incredible seafood make poole worth exploring
Places to stay
1 Sandbanks Hotel
Picturesquely positioned on the beach, this four-star hotel features over 100 spacious and light bedrooms with breath-taking sea or harbour views. Pamper yourself with use of the leisure facilities, including indoor heated swimming pool with sauna and gym. The Sandbanks terrace is popular for alfresco summer dining and drinking and is steps away from Sandbanks’ seven miles of beach. Details 15 Banks Road, Poole BH13 7PS. Call 0800 484 0048 or visit fjbhotels.co.uk
2 The Pig at Brockenhurst
Head inland for a short break at the luxurious Pig at Brockenhurst, on the edge of the New Forest, and you’ll be rewarded with sumptuous rooms, glorious food and the opportunity to indulge yourself – brisk walks, even a spot of fly fishing, followed by a bellyful of incredible food and wine. This 30-room
country house has been carefully decked out in muted colours, with roaring log fires and book-lined shelves adding to the secluded and seductive atmosphere. Food comes courtesy of the kitchen garden, the forest and the coast via the culinary skills of Chef James Golding and Head Chef Dan Gover, who transform their raw ingredients into the likes of Dorset coast pollock fillet and Hampshire chorizo, with braised pearl barley and Dorset cockles. Details Beaulieu Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7QL. Call 01590 622354 or visit thepighotel.com
3 La Fosse, Cranborne
countryside, or take day trips to the nearby coast. This boutique B&B also boasts an award-winning restaurant: chef proprietor Mark Hartstone has won ‘Best Dorset Cheeseboard’ and ‘Best Chef’. Details La Fosse at Cranborne, London House, The Square, Cranborne, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 5PR. Call 01725 517604 or visit la-fosse.com
4 Hotel du Vin
Situated just off Poole Quay in the heart of the Old Town, Hotel du Vin offers the perfect combination of a stunning location and a unique and renowned style of hospitality. With 38 stunning individually designed rooms and suites, a trademark bistro serving classing French dishes with a British twist, a cosy bar area, intriguing Laroche wine tasting cellar, and outside courtyard terrace for alfresco dining, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.
Set in the heart of the English countryside, just 30 minutes from Bournemouth beach and 15 minutes from the New Forest, La Fosse is perfectly situated for those who have a love of long walks, hiking and bike rides. The Jurassic coastline is nearby and although the winter may be too chilly for sunbathing the beaches are beautiful and perfect for a stroll in your wellies. Guests are encouraged to borrow bikes and walking guides and explore the
Details Thames Street, The Quay, Poole BH15 1JN. Call 0844 748 9265 or visit hotelduvin.com/locations/poole
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locally for its unique dining experience. The establishment works on the artisan ethos, serving great food and drink made from the finest fish and meat and cooked over real coals, served with the best British craft beers they can find.
round, while the daily-changing specials board features the catch of the day and is influenced by the seasons.
5 La Roche at the Haven
Details The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ. Call 01202 673450 or visit poolearms.co.uk
La Roche has a waterside position that offers a unique opportunity to relax and savour award-winning cuisine in modern surroundings, with stunning uninterrupted views of Poole Bay and Studland. It’s the perfect location in which to enjoy beautifully prepared fish dishes, delicious desserts and explore the extensive wine cellar.
7 Harbar Bistro
Details 7-8 Banks Chambers, Poole BH14 9NB. Call 01202 746604 or visit jenkinssons.com
Peruse an impressive menu of modern European dishes based on local and faraway ingredients while enjoying stunning views across Poole Harbour, to Brownsea Island and the Purbecks, at the Harbar Bistro. A dedicated and innovative team of chefs prepares creative seasonal menus using locally sourced ingredients, plus there’s an impressive wine list.
Details The Haven Hotel, 161 Banks Road, Sandbanks, Poole BH13 7QL. Call 01202 707333 or visit fjbhotels.co.uk
6 Poole Arms
9 Custom House
Set on the quayside, overlooking the water, Custom House is a much loved piece of Poole Harbour’s heritage. If the weather’s balmy and you fancy an informal meal, try mussels and chips on the outside terrace. Or step inside to Upstairs for the full restaurant experience and the likes of seared local scallops with black pudding and mustard creme fraiche, pan fried fillet of sea bass with a salsa verde and tempting desserts such as citrus pannacotta.
Details Harbour Heights Hotel, 73 Haven Road, Sandbanks, Poole BH13 7LW. Call 01202 707272 or visit fjbhotels.co.uk
Take a stroll down Poole Quay and refresh yourself at its oldest watering hole… This distinctive, family-run pub prides itself on an exclusively fish menu. The fish and shellfish are locally sourced and seasonal, but not battered or deep fried! Home-made fish casserole and pies are available all year
8 Jenkins & Sons
Inspired by Sidney Jenkins, who built his butchers and fishmongers in the 1920s, Jenkins & Sons is becoming well-known
Details Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HP. Call 01202 676767 or visit customhouse.co.uk
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10 Deli on the Quay
Fill your hamper for a water-borne picnic or stock the galley with delicious nibbles if you’re planning to entertain friends (or just treat yourself) at this Continental-style deli packed with tantalising ingredients, homemade quiches, sandwiches and salads, the best brownies, flapjacks and pastries, and locally made Purbeck ice cream. It’s situated just a short hop from Poole harbour. Details Quayside, The Quay, Poole
BH15 1HH. Call 01202 660022 or visit delionthequay.com
11 Branksome Beach Restaurant & Terrace Bar
In the area’s best location and right on the beach, Branksome Beach provides first class service with mouth-watering food. The sea front restaurant is open all day, every day, serving breakfast, cakes and coffees, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, plus drinks and light bites from the first floor Terrace Bar, with panoramic views
across the bay to the Purbecks. Locally sourced seasonal produce, skilfully crafted into mouthwatering and inventive dishes and served in a relaxed environment, Branksome beach has rightly achieved an enviable reputation for food and service. Details Pinecliff Road, Branksome Chine, Poole BH13 6LP. Call 01202 767235 or visit branksomebeach.co.uk
12 Guildhall Tavern
Voted TripAdvisor’s number one restaurant in Poole, this specialist fruits de mer and fresh local fish restaurant is tucked away in a quiet street just two minutes from the Quay. An extensive menu includes house specialities of locally landed fish, crab and lobster prepared in a mouth-watering French style. A winning combination of award-winning food and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Details 15 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB. Call 01202 671717 or visit guildhalltavern.co.uk
Places to visit
13 Brownsea Island
Owned and managed by the National Trust, Brownsea Island is just a short boat trip from Poole Quay or Sandbanks. Rich in history, wildlife and adventure, it’s famous for being the birthplace of the Scouting and Guiding movement. Spend a day hiking breath-taking coastal paths and admire the view to Corfe Castle on the mainland. Details Via ferry from Poole Quay, BH15 1HJ. Call 01202 707744 or visit nationaltrust.org.uk/brownsea-island
14 Corfe Castle
These romantic ruins illustrate 1,000 years of the castle’s history as a royal palace and fortress. With fallen walls and secret places, there are tales of treachery and treason around every corner. Spot the ‘murder holes’ and count the arrow loops. Feel history come to life and see the wildlife
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13 stunning views of the ruins of Corfe Castle. The stations at Norden, Corfe Castle, Harmans Cross, Herston and Swanage provide access to historic villages, country walks and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.
which has set up home in these fascinating castle ruins. Details The Square, Corfe Castle, BH20 5EZ. Call 01929 481294 or visit nationaltrust.org.uk/corfecastle
15 Poole Pottery
From striking Art Deco shapes to contemporary colours, Poole Pottery in its many guises has captivated collectors for years. If you’re a fan, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the working studio and meet the Pottery’s Throwers, Artists and Designers. And if you’re creatively inclined you can even have a go at creating your own masterpiece. Details The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ. Call
01202 668681 or visit poolepottery.co.uk
16 Swanage Railway
Take a leisurely trip behind an historic steam train through an area of outstanding natural beauty… This six-mile ride takes you through the beautiful Purbeck countryside including
Details Station House, Swanage BH19 1HB. Call 01929 425800 or visit swanagerailway.co.uk
17 Compton Acres
18 Royal Signals Museum
Discover the invisible cyber threat that affects us all… Is your mobile phone or home Wi-Fi network safely secured against the menace of electronic warfare? Find out more about spies, codes, secret agents; experience interactive history, science and technology at the Royal Signals Museum – where heroes come to life. Please bring ID. Details Blandford Camp, Blandford DT11 8RH. Call 01258 482248 or visit royalsignalsmuseum.com
If horticulture floats your boat, escape to a different world in the South’s finest privately owned gardens. From the Zen method in the authentic Japanese garden to the natural meander of the wooded valley, Compton Acres is home to a range of garden designs that will fill every enthusiastic gardener with ideas they’ll want to recreate at home. There’s even a well-stocked plant centre – so you can hit the ground running when you get back to home turf.
Find out more From bustling Poole Quay to the tranquility of the sandy golden beaches, wildlife to night life, there’s a wealth of attractions and activities in and around Poole – the coast with the most. Visit pooletourism.com or call 01202 262600
Details 164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole BH13 7ES. Call 01202 700778 or visit comptonacres.co.uk
Poole Tourism, c/o Poole Museum, 4 High Street, Poole BH15 1BW
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winter fun Adi Togs, Co-founder of PlainSailing.com, shares his favourite secret sailing spots around the UK and Europe for quality time on the water this winter
The Greek island of Santorini, in the Aegean Sea, is part of a volcanic caldera
t’s a well-known fact that when the Northern hemisphere’s winter season sets in there are fewer boats on the water, as enthusiasts and professionals alike moor up for a few months and opt to sit out the worst of the year’s weather on dry land. However, the team at PlainSailing.com think this is one of the most exciting times to be on the water, with many gorgeous sailing destinations to visit and explore – many of which you’ll have virtually to yourself. Sailing in good weather is nice, but if you want a real challenge then head out in winter. The wind often seems that much fiercer, the waves that much choppier, and the conditions always seem on the cusp of a storm; but sailing is meant to be fun, so why not try it? Pull yourself away from the warmth of the fire, get outside and enjoy the beauty of being on the water. Fill your lungs with cleansing breaths of crisp winter air and remind yourself what it’s like to be alive.
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Enjoy the invigorating rush of sailing the Clyde, Scotland, in the depths of winter
Greece offers a wealth of islands and mainland coastline perfect for exploring by sail
Scotland One of the most beautiful places to sail (in my opinion), is Scotland. It’s very beautiful in the summer – when the small islands around the Clyde are lit up by glittering sunshine – but it’s even more beautiful in the winter. In the south of England talk this time of year always turns to the likelihood of a white Christmas (usually nil), but this far north you can take in snow-capped hills and mountain peaks in clear view as you go about your sailing. Add the cleansing whiteness of ground frost or drifting snow, and you have the perfect white Christmas. Some particularly stunning locations to sail in Scotland include Portavadie with its world class facilities, and the tranquillity of Lochranza, so hoist that sail and off you go!
Sunnier climes If it’s some winter sun that you’re after, a classic destination is Greece. A new hotspot for charter locations on PlainSailing.com – why not consider sailing around the Greek Islands to celebrate your New Year in style? Picture a handful of boats gently bobbing up and down as you pop open the corks on a few celebratory bottles, in front of a backdrop of idyllic islands and delightfully empty marinas… Bliss! Kos is also a great charter destination. It’s part of the Dodecanese islands in the Aegean Sea, all of which offer an excellent playground for a sailor – lots of islands to explore, a selection of secluded bays, and small forgotten towns like Leros and Kalymnos to wander around and stock up on provisions. The bustling Kos marina is a gateway to this fascinating and beautiful island
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Fast becoming the new jewel in the Med’s crown, Croatia is still off the beaten track
With a coastline over 1,700km long, countless splendid islands to explore and dependable sunny weather, Croatia is one of the go-to places in a yacht. An added benefit for sailing to Croatia is that the sail tourism is relatively new. This means that a lot of the facilities are newly developed, and many more are already on their way. Berths are often bigger too, which can only be a positive. If you charter near Split, the sheer number of yachts you will see heading out towards the islands of Brac and Vis on the day after changeover can be quite breath-taking. Or if you’d rather sail towards a more private location head for the secluded and exclusive Pakleni Otoci island group from Hvar harbour, which is renowned for its peaceful coves perfect for diving and fishing.
Charter options If setting sail on your own boat this winter is just not for you, chartering is always an option. It’s a win:win situation for everyone – the owner gains in money and maintenance, while the sailor can enjoy the winter months on a well-cared for boat somewhere else in the world without the hassle and expense of transporting their own vessel. And finally this winter, don’t forget that TLC is key. When the winter starts to set in, make sure that if you do decide to tuck your boat away for the season, it’s properly cared for before you close the hatches. There’s nothing worse than the cold getting in: rust can spread and any previous problems can deteriorate. Get your boat serviced before it’s too cold and you’ll have peace of mind for the entire winter.
Find out more PlainSailing.com is a complete online charter service, where users can check availability, compare yachts and upload sailing qualifications in a simple and straightforward process online. For further information about how PlainSailing.com can find you the perfect sailing destination this winter or find the right sailor to charter your boat, please visit Plainsailing.com.
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Aethic eco-sunscreen If you’re sailing in sunnier climes this winter, protect marine life at the same time as you save your skin
ver the last 50 years, 80% of corals have been lost to coastal development and pollution. Although coral reefs cover less than 1% of the Earth’s surface, they are home to 25% of all marine fish species. At least 500 million people rely on coral reefs for food, coastal protection, and livelihoods. Coral reefs form natural barriers that protect nearby shorelines from the eroding forces of the sea, thereby protecting coastal dwellings, agricultural land and beaches. And they provide vital components in medicine – including those for the treatment of cancer, HIV, cardiovascular diseases, ulcers, and other ailments. Did you know that a study published in National Geographic in 2008 by Prof Roberto Danovaro et al. of Marche Polytechnic University demonstrated that most sunscreens can cause terminal damage to coral and marine life? Several commonly used sunscreen ingredients (including some of the most prevalent sun filters) can awaken dormant viruses in the algae that enjoy a symbiotic co-existence with coral species. These chemicals can cause a deadly viral epidemic in the algae, leaving coral with nothing to eat and ultimately to bleach and perish. Now there’s a way to protect your skin without harming marine wildlife, using London-based skincare company Aethic’s new Sôvée sunscreen (150ml, £40, aethic.com), which has just been adopted by Britain’s America’s Cup challenger, Land Rover BAR. Land Rover BAR Sailing Team manager, Jono Macbeth, commented, “With our sustainability ideals and our love of the ocean, Aethic Sôvée sunscreen is the only product that stood up to scrutiny. It provides great protection from sun damage, is very pleasant to use and leaves marine life untouched.” aethic.com Issue 6 |
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Caribbean Wellness Spa Breaks Wash away the stress and strain of daily life and enhance your well-being in tropical island paradise as Health and Fitness Travel, the leading specialists in healthy holidays worldwide, share their top five Caribbean wellness spa breaks. The perfect place to truly unwind and begin your journey of self-discovery, the Caribbean is home to some of the worldâ€™s most luxurious wellness retreats...
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he Caribbean is an area of true natural beauty, the ideal place to rejuvenate with an indulgent range of healing treatments that will nurture your mind, body and soul, against a dramatic backdrop of volcanic mountain ranges and white sandy beaches. For ultimate wellness, make the most of what these diverse islands have to offer with healthy activities from snorkelling to yoga and trekking to meditation.
Escape to a luxurious Asian-inspired spa at this Caribbean island hideaway in Grenada. Steering its way into the Spiritual Age with a wellness approach that encourages guests to enhance their well-being with yoga, pilates and meditation, daily classes range from less traditional forms of yoga, such as Yin, which focuses on stretching, to Kundalini, which improves your peace of mind. Explore this secluded bay location with spiritual rainforest hikes, mountain biking and scuba diving before unwinding with Balinese massages at the luxury spa. Indulge in delicious dishes created from the organic garden by LaLuna’s head chef, who can also give guidance on healthier meals to prepare at home. Health and Fitness Travel (healthandfitnesstravel.com, 0203 397 8891) offers seven nights at LaLuna from £2,795pp or £4,870 for single occupancy. Price includes half board, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.
Turks and Caicos Parrot Cay
Visit the crystal-clear turquoise waters and white sandy beaches of Parrot Cay, a secluded Caribbean island in Turks and Caicos only a short boat ride from the main island of Providenciales. Ideal for those looking for a wellness yoga holiday with the added excitement of SUP and surfing, you can explore the dramatic coral walls of the waters from your paddle-board and enjoy daily yoga classes on the beach for true tranquillity. Complement your daily activities and make it the perfect wellness getaway by visiting the award-winning holistic spa as you pamper yourself with indulgent treatments. You are guaranteed to leave feeling revitalised, strong and balanced from this luxury wellness break. Health and Fitness Travel (healthandfitnesstravel.com, 0203 397 8891) offers seven nights at Parrot Cay from £2,485pp or £3,885 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a yoga and pilates programme, return flights and transfers.
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Antigua Sugar Ridge Spa & Sport
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St Vincent Buccament Bay
Retreat to one of the jewels of the Caribbean at this beautiful resort, where luxury meets fitness and relaxation. Offering numerous activities such as football, tennis and deep-sea fishing, embrace wellness and get fit the fun way. With early morning jogs on the crisp white beach, hiking through rich green jungle plantations and swimming in clear blue seas, this is the perfect Caribbean holiday for fitness motivation. Indulge in a serene atmosphere at the luxury spa with stress-free treatments from facials to massages, before experiencing the perfect end to your day with a daily sunset cruise. Health and Fitness Travel (healthandfitnesstravel.com, 0203 397 8891) offers seven nights at Buccament Bay from £1,635pp or £1,775 for single occupancy. Price is all-inclusive, with a choice of programmes, return flights and transfers.
Keep fit, tone up and relax at the beautiful Sugar Ridge resort, located on the panoramic palm-lined beaches of west coast Antigua. With the Harbour Marina only a short drive away, take part in boating excursions, scuba diving and fishing trips, before a visit to the sensual spa for complete relaxation and revitalisation. Your health consultation at the beginning of your stay will ensure that you get the most out of this spa holiday and help you pick the treatments that will enable you to achieve your desired outcomes. Enjoy morning fitness classes from yoga to circuit training and evenings treating yourself to an exquisite meal at Carmichaels with tasty Caribbean and continental dishes. Health and Fitness Travel (healthandfitnesstravel.com, 0203 397 8891) offers seven nights at Sugar Ridge from £2,055pp or £2,330 for single occupancy. Price is all-inclusive, with a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.
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Discover St Lucia’s spectacular all-inclusive spa retreat located on Cariblue’s idyllic beach. Providing an all-encompassing wellness experience, this all-inclusive holiday includes nutritional and lifestyle consultations, daily fitness classes and daily holistic spa treatments. Shape up with activities ranging from yoga to golf and tennis to spinning, before stopping off at the luxury spa to admire the breath-taking views of the coastline while enjoying a range of daily treatments, including massages, body scrubs and facials. For an active alternative in the water, make the most of a selection of water sports, including scuba-diving and snorkelling, enabling you to dive in and discover what lies below the Caribbean Sea. Health and Fitness Travel (healthandfitnesstravel.com, 0203 397 8891) offers seven nights at The BodyHoliday, from £2,140pp for single and double occupancy. Price is all-inclusive, with a choice of programmes, return flights and transfers.
Paul Joseph is co-founder of Health and Fitness Travel, the leading experts in tailor-made healthy holidays worldwide. He searches for the rare and hidden gems around the world and puts together exclusive and trendsetting holidays for those who would like to improve or maintain their health and fitness whilst on holiday. As well as a love of all things travel, Paul’s other love is exercise, cycling and yoga. Paul also contributes to the travel pages of various high-profile newspapers and magazines where he offers his expert advice on wellness holidays.
About Health and Fitness Travel
Health and Fitness Travel is a global luxury wellness travel company that originated in the UK in 2010 and is committed to providing healthy holidays that enhance and change lives. Created by Paul Joseph and Adam Heathcote as a result of their passion for health and fitness travel and offering bespoke holidays to improve people’s well-being to lead happier and healthier lives. Health and Fitness Travel offers clients a tailor-made seamless service with the very best health and fitness holidays, handpicked by its expert team, together with exclusive and added value packages with the best deals. As leading specialists, Health and Fitness Travel has also created their own collection of trademark healthy holidays in various destinations which include Fusion Fitness™ BodyBreaks™ and Discover Recover™, offering clients the best value and holiday experience. For more information visit healthandfitnesstravel.com
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nspired by sun-kissed memories of bright and breezy beach holidays, and designed and hand-printed in the UK, Extex’s new Camber range of jauntily patterned marine fabrics is available in three confident colourways. Having furnished some of the most exclusive superyachts in the world, Extex’s extensive range of outdoor marine fabrics combines luxury with outstanding performance to meet the most rigorous demands of global ocean travel. With a long history of working with renowned architects, specifiers and superyacht designers, Extex produces, supplies and can advise on the most appropriate outdoor fabrics to meet any yacht designer’s brief. Finished to the usual high specs required for boat decks, these practical prints are reassuringly easy-care: stain-resistant, water repellent, light fast and machine washable. extex.co.uk
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Beauty buys Hope’s Relief Moisturising Lotion
Face Matters Evening Elixir
Carol Joy Pure Collagen Spray
Formulated with 8 proven moisturisers including Mango, Shea and Olive butters and Grapeseed giving intense all-over-moisturising for dry, flaky sensitive skins prone to eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.
With a potent blend of botanical ingredients, rich in Omega 3, 6 and 9, vitamins A and E, essential fatty acids and GLA, this miracle oil will revitalise, restore and replenish your skin.
Ideal for protecting skin against the damages of winter, this spray effectively and quickly provides an immediate solution for ageing tired or environmentally damaged skin.
Winter s r e v a S Skin From hard-working lotions to miracle oils, these little wonders will keep your skin looking fresh in the harshest of weather
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Rossi Uvema Cleansing Oil
Base Formula Soothing Overnight Mask
E45 Moisturising Lotion
More comforting than a cold lotion, this cleanser contains only the purest cold-pressed jojoba, avocado seed, grapeseed, rice bran and borage seed oils, to soothe tired winter skin.
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Just a few drops of this rich oil, made from the Camelina plant (an Arctic native) applied twice a day will hydrate, heal and fight the signs of aging.
An intensely rich formulation with plant derived collagen, this powerful multipurpose balm combines the soothing properties of orange oil and calming beeswax with vitamin E.
A truly universal product, the elixir can be lightly massaged into clean, dry skin, but can also be used to treat cuticles, nails and chapped lips, leaving them soft and hydrated.
Blended with Aloe Vera and skin nurturing plants oils including Lavender, Chamomile, Cedarwood and Frankincense. Calms, nourishes and conditions dry, irritated and sensitive skin.
Old favourite E45 is still going strong, and currently on offer at Superdrug. Stock up with this 500ml pump top bottle and ensure you're always covered.
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Layering is the last word in technical clothing, so pile on one of these threelayer systems for ultimate warmth this winter
Women’s MPX Offshore Jacket
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Evolution Baltic Primaloft Jacket
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Constructed with a three-layer GORE-TEX® PRO laminate custom-engineered for Musto, this jacket is built for prolonged offshore sailing. It traps air close to the body, while large fleece-lined pockets keep hands warm and cargo pockets keep essentials accessible. Also available in men’s fit, the articulated elbows and underarms provide comfort and ease of movement. Additional features include a fluorescent GORE-TEX® hood and photoluminescent strips.
Musto’s Baltic Primaloft® Jacket is a durable, versatile mid layer designed to keep the warmth in this winter. A Durable Water Repellent (DWR) coating causes water to bead off the fabric making this suitable as an outer layer when the weather is warm, while Primaloft®’s Silver insulation offers a fantastic warmth-to-weight ratio. Plus robust tricot-lined hand-warmer pockets and stretch inner cuffs equipped with thumb loops provide further warmth and comfort against the elements.
Moisture and temperature regulating, naturally antibacterial and incredibly soft merino wool make this t-shirt an essential base layer for any cold weather adventurer. Phenomenal wool fibres wick moisture away from the body to keep the wearer dry and comfortable, and the soft fibres trap vital warmth in cold climates. Available in men’s and women’s fits, this long-sleeve top can be worn as a stand-alone piece or as a base layer for those cold days at sea.
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Vigo Coastal Jacket
Code Zero Soft Shell Jacket
Evotherm Long Sleeve Top
This performance-weight, breathable, waterproof and windproof layer is specifically engineered using Gul’s GCX2 fabric to prevent water penetration while allowing perspiration moisture to evaporate. With waterproof and breathability ratings of minimum 5,000mm and 5,000g/m/24h, all the seams are 100% waterproof heat-taped. Dual storm flaps and high visibility three-way adjustable stowaway ho help make this the ideal coastal sailing jacket. Available in men’s and women’s fit.
A versatile mid-layer jacket, the Code Zero’s advanced GCX 3S Ripstop softshell fabric has been engineered to keep you warmer for longer by combining a durable DWR ripstop nylon outer with waterproof membrane and inner grid fleece thermal liner, offering waterproof and breathability ratings of minimum 10,000mm and 10,000g/m/24h. All seams are fully taped for long-lasting waterproofness, and internal fleece backing and zippered hand-warmer pockets help keep you snug.
Gul’s Evotherm is an 8oz polypropylene thermal fabric with four-way stretch for extra comfort and manoeuvrability. In the summer months it functions as a UV filtering rashguard, offering UPF 50+ sun protection, but during the winter you’ll find that its brushed, wicking inner surface stays comfortable and warm against your skin, making it an ideal lightweight base layer. Available in men’s, women’s and junior fit.
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H2 Flow Jacket
Skagen Race Jacket
Combining the unique LIFA® fibre technology next to your skin with a premium and 100% ethical Merino wool exterior, the HH® Warm Ice Crew affords superior insulating and wicking properties. LIFA®’s ability to move moisture away from the body has revolutionised everyday life for people who love being active outdoors. HH now combine the original LIFA® stay dry technology with the new HH Warm®, to create a base layer that’s unsurpassed in warmth and wicking ability.
Perhaps the most revolutionary midlayer since Helly Hansen invented the world’s first quick-dry and lightweight fleece in the 1960s, the H2 Flow fleece jacket has received numerous design and gear awards for its well-designed, beautiful and simplistic functionality. The H2Flow technology optimises insulation, using air pockets or holes that store warmth from your body. But you can easily cool down if you get too hot – opening the ventilation zippers lets cold air in and warm air out.
Helly Hansen’s Skagen sailing series is its best product line for coastal sailing. With its protective, yet lightweight Helly Tech® fabric and nearly 140 years of experience incorporated in the construction and design, the Skagen Race Jacket will offer great protection and comfort for years to come. The 2-ply Helly Tech® Professional construction creates a waterproof, windproof and breathable fabric, keeping you dry and warm, and the EN471 Hi-Vis hood ensures you’ll always be visible at sea.
RRP £55, available in eight colours including Cobalt Blue
RRP £130, available in a range of colours
RRP £280, available in a range of colours
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H-Therm Long Sleeve Crew
The Henri Lloyd H-Therm base layer is a key part in the three-layer system. Designed to wick moisture away from the body, the H-Therm crew is constructed using a high wicking Fast-Dri fabric. Silver ion antimicrobial technology has been incorporated into the design to keep you feeling fresher for longer, while the flatlock seam construction offers increased comfort. And you’re safe if it’s sunny too, with the added benefit of UPF 50+ sun protection.
New for 2015, the Squall Jacket is 100% waterproof and windproof and also highly breathable. It features a heat-retentive fleece lining, and the quilted sleeve linings reduce interlining binding thus making it easier to use the jacket as part of a layering system. The shape of the jacket has been contoured to reduce windage, and the differential hem offers a superior fit. Other features include a non-corrosive front zip and reflective detailing for additional safety.
New for 2016, the Sail Jacket (available in both a men’s and women’s fit) is fully seam-sealed and engineered from Henri Lloyd’s 100% waterproof, 100% windproof and highly breathable TP1 fabric. Trimmed with the iconic 721X branding, a range of design features ensure you stay dry whatever the weather, including an articulated hood pod with water resistant zip, storm flap with drainage channel, and self-fabric foldaway hood with one-handed shockcord aperture adjusters.
RRP £130, available in a range of colours
RRP £150, available in a range of colours
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Gill KB Racer Jacket
Windproof Fleece Jacket
The next generation of the Gill KB Racer Jacket combines extreme wet-weather protection with an ergonomic fit that allows for complete freedom of movement as you manoeuvre around the boat. With a re-engineered hood, collar and zippers, the jacket is perfect for those up against the demands of inshore racing. Features include a longer back hem for added protection, adjustable for an optimised fit; adjustable PU cuffs with a low-bulk seal; packable hi-vis hood; brushed collar lining.
This men’s fit fleece is made from 83% polyester and 17% PU formed into laminate breathable and windproof microfleece, designed to keep you warm on even the coldest of days at sea. Close-fitting internal cuffs, an internal storm guard and a drawcord hem keep you fully protected from the elements whatever the weather. Not only will it keep the wind out and be a warm mid layer, but with external zippered pockets it’s an ideal outer layer in mild conditions.
An update to Gill’s award-nominated thermal, the new Hydrophobe Top is a super-lightweight rash vest, with a soft, stretchy fit for freedom of movement. Being a rash vest it doubles as a warm thermal layer next to your skin as well as a cover-up on warmer days – it’s naturally hydrophobic, so water is repelled away from the fabric, meaning it won’t soak up the spray and get heavy and damp when you’re working in wet conditions. It’s available in men’s, women’s and children’s fit.
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The Clipper Race is offering an exciting business opportunity with two of its former racing yachts and is even willing to support anyone interested in purchasing its Clipper 68s, tried and tested veterans of ocean racing, training, development and corporate events. “We’re offering a complete package inclusive of sails, spares, marketing assets and we can even consider finance terms,” said Clipper Ventures COO Jeremy Knight. “These yachts are designed to earn money and are an ideal platform for corporate sailing, adventure sailing and big-yacht sail training. “For anyone who has got what it takes to create a business around these greyhounds of the sea this is an incredible opportunity,” added Knight. The investment required will be £250,000 (plus VAT) and that includes 88 |
the yacht coded to MCA Category Zero, the right to use the brand names such as ‘Clipper 68’ and ‘As used in the Clipper Races’; access to imagery of the yacht, access to the Clipper Race database of sales leads and suppliers, a stock of spares and new white sails. The 68-foot yachts were specially designed by Ed Dubois for the Clipper Race and came into service in 2005. They were replaced by the new Clipper 70 design in the 2013-14 edition and have been used for training, development and events for the past three years. Price: £250,000 (plus VAT). Clipper Ventures UK +44 (0) 2392 526 000 email@example.com
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455 Grand Large This is an exceptionally well-presented, lightly used example of this Dufour 455. She boasts teak laid decks and cockpit, which really add to her luxury feel, as well as a spray hood, Bimini, tailored cockpit cushions and a teak cockpit table. Twin leather-wrapped steering wheels give open access to the sea via the sugar scoop stern with bathing ladder and hot and cold shower. Below decks she has three generous double cabins and two heads. The master forward cabin has an island style bed, television and en suite shower with electric heads. The Linier galley features a three-burner cooker with oven and grill, microwave, twin sinks, refrigerator and a freezer. The saloon is fitted
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out with cream velour upholstery, a large dining table with bar store, television and diesel cabin heating. A full Raymarine navigation suite including tri data, wind system, auto pilot colour chart plotter repeated at the chart table and radar. With only 350hrs on her engine this is an immaculate, lightly used yacht. Her laminate sails and all covers have been through the sail loft and valeted, her engine has been serviced and we will polish the boat ready for handover to the new owner. Price: £139,950. 01752 600120 firstname.lastname@example.org traffordyachts.co.uk
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Introduced in 2005, the Bavaria 30 Cruiser marked a turning point in sail boat production from Bavaria. Gone were the dark woods and slightly gloomy interiors of previous models, giving way to lighter wood colours and more hatches and hull windows to give much brighter interiors. Designed by J&J Design, the 30 Cruiser proved to be an instant hit with boat buyers and has been one of Bavaria’s best-selling models since its introduction. Offered with an ‘A’ class ocean-going rating – which is rare in the 30ft production sector – the 30 Cruiser epitomises the build quality and consistency achieved by this prolific German manufacturer. Two well-proportioned double cabins create a real big-boat feel,
while the lighter mahogany woodwork offers a bright and inviting interior. Available in either deep fin or shallow tandem keel configurations, the 30 Cruiser originally sold for £50,000 – £60,000 depending on specification. Even 10 years later, good examples of the 30 Cruiser still change hands for £40,000 – £45,000. On such example is Miss Chief, a shallow tandem keel version of the Bavaria 30 Cruiser, which is available through Clipper Marine in Swanwick. Price: £44,950 VAT PAID. 01489 550583 clippermarine.co.uk Issue 6 |
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We are very pleased to offer for sale a Hershine 50 SE lying afloat in Mallorca in the Balearic Islands. This superb example was purchased from new by the current owners in 2009 and has been very well cared for and maintained in their ownership. After purchase the owners cruised the boat to Mallorca where it remains and where it has been used annually for extended holidays. It has proved to be an exceptional family boat and they are only selling to upgrade to a larger boat from Explorer Motor Yachts. The Hershine 50 is a very well respected, semi-displacement design which is equally at home cruising at an economic 10 knots or with
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performance at just over 20 knots. The owners have found this to be a solid, safe and reliable design in all conditions and ideally suited to Mediterranean use. Benefitting from a very spacious, two-cabin dinette layout with superb owners’ en-suite aft cabin, this boat has a great Mediterranean specification and is available immediately at a very attractive VAT-paid price. Price: €295,000 (Euros) VAT PAID. Explorer Motor Yachts Ltd 0044 (0)2380 970974; 0044 (0)7740 100870; explorermotoryachts.eu
steps into the cabin floor with a small galley to port. The galley consists of a two-burner gas hob and grill with a stainless-steel sink and drainage section. Further forward there is a generous u-shaped seating area which will convert to a large double berth. Further aft is the midships cabin, a double berth which has sitting headroom; beneath the bed are the water tanks and access to water pumps and the shower sump. Tigress is available through Clipper Marine in Swanwick. Price £29,950 VAT PAID. 01489 550583 clippermarine.co.uk
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This is an immaculate lightly used example of a Jeanneau Yachts 53 – this range has a high level of finish as standard. This Philippe Briand design is a powerful and fast go-anywhere yacht. The large cockpit has twin steering wheels, making access to the sea easy through the sugar scooped stern with hot and cold shower. A large cockpit table in solid teak and tailored cockpit cushions with back rests makes dining and lounging a real pleasure, while teak laid cockpit seats, steps and cockpit sole combine to add to the luxury feel of this beautiful yacht. The in-mast furling main sail and Genoa make sail handling really easy, even single or shorthanded, while the Yanmar 110hp engine with Gori folding propeller and powerful
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Built and commission in 2011, this is a superb example of the very successful Fairline Squadron 58. We have recently inspected and sea-trialled this fine motor yacht on her berth in the South of France and are pleased to report that we consider her to be arguably one of the best pre-owned examples of her type. Purchased from new by the current owners, she is presented in exceptional condition and benefits from a host of Fairline options added when the boat was first commissioned. As you would expect from a vessel of this calibre she has been very well maintained and
bow thrusters makes manoeuvring under power child’s play. Below decks the large volume is instantly apparent; fitted carpets and real wood make it feel warm and welcoming. Diesel cabin heating, LED lighting, three double cabins (master forward and two double aft, all en suite), large u-shaped galley with microwave, gas three-burner cooker, refrigerator, freezer and Corian® worktops all combine to make her a perfect long-stay home from home. Price: £299,500. 01752 600120 email@example.com traffordyachts.co.uk
cherished by her owners. This Squadron is in genuine ‘turn key’ order following her owners’ annual extended Mediterranean cruise. Offered with a full Mediterranean specification and crew cabin configuration with everything and more that you would expect. Please contact Explorer Motor Yachts for a full specification and brochure. Price €749,950 (Euros) VAT PAID. Explorer Motor Yachts Ltd 0044 (0)2380 970974; 0044 (0)7740 100870; explorermotoryachts.eu Issue 6 |
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