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Full Stop = Full Bore
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
There is a new top dog in the World's Most Powerful Outboard title fight The King is dead. All hail the King. There is a new top dog in the World's Most Powerful Outboard title fight. The benchmark is now 633hp. Full stop. And probably with a few exclamation points after it, as well!!!
Posted on 5 Oct
Off Kilter - Part II
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Thank you very much to the readers of Part I - we now have more for you Thank you very much to all of you, the readers of Off Kilter – Part I. We have more to get through, and some additional treats as well, so now is very much time to go WOT.
Posted on 14 Sep
Off Kilter - Part I
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Just one little thing swung the whole deal Just one little thing swung the whole deal. "It leans inward during a turn" was a not a headline on the Press Release, just a little stanza, part of a more complete sentence, about the second or third paragraph in.
Posted on 30 Aug
One percenters
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Exactly how big can the difference be with the fast displacement hull form? Throughout the course of the journey, we have been privileged to have great intel from Naval Architect, Pat Bray. Resident of British Columbia, Bray has brought to the table brilliant insight into passage making for large vessels.
Posted on 27 Jul
What do you get...
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
...when you cross The Jacksons, Milli Vanilli, and Engelbert Humperdinck? An unreal Centre Console! What do you get when you cross The Jacksons, Milli Vanilli, and Engelbert Humperdinck all together? Honestly, I have no idea, and it could get amazingly weird, but I do know we have the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s all covered in that lot.
Posted on 23 Jun
The Jacksons with Milli Vanilli.
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Big day out. An absolutely burgeoning sector. Yes. it's all about day boating this time... Big day out. An absolutely burgeoning sector. Yes. it's all about day boating this time...
Posted on 25 May
Beached whale
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Wondering how many of my beloved Dollies you'd get in the M600 fish well It had started out as me demonstrating just how many of my beloved Mahi Mahi (or Dollies) you'd get into the fish well of the new Maritimo M600.
Posted on 5 May
So many boats. Such little time
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Not so much an outright conundrum, as literally the full assortment of subjects What to do? Not so much an outright conundrum, as literally the full assortment of subjects. Accordingly, was it to be some of that, a pinch of this, and none of those?
Posted on 20 Apr
Engelbert Humperdinck
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Looking for a place to start, I ended up with the line, 'Please say si si' As I mulled around the theme of this editorial looking for a place to begin, I ended up with Spanish Eyes playing in my head, and more precisely, the line, 'Please say si si'.
Posted on 29 Mar
Big Cats III
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
It seems the size of big cats is no longer sub-100 foot, but greater than 30m It seems the size of big cats is no longer measured in sub-100 foot, but rather in greater than 30m!!!
Posted on 10 Mar
Incoming! Man the guns
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
This notion got its first outing in the Special Boat Service section of Caped Crusaders The reality is that this notion got its first outing in the Special Boat Service section of Caped Crusaders.
Posted on 9 Feb
Not your average Iron Ladies
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
m t u - Nothing quite says the epitome of high-end engineering in the same way m t u - Now anytime you say or read those three letters, one just about adds in the Friedrichshafen out loud. Nothing quite says the epitome of high-end engineering in the same way.
Posted on 24 Jan
Interview with Marine Resources CEO and Founder
by Mark Jardine
James Ward talks about the dramatic shift in the jobs market The marine industry has boomed since the pandemic as more people discover the benefits of being out on the water, leading to dramatic shift in the jobs market.
Posted on 18 Jan
Dayboating for 410 nautical miles
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
The juxtaposition of go-fast boats to dayboating in classically styled, outboard powered boats... So the juxtaposition of go-fast boats to dayboating in classically styled, outboard powered, resin-infused vessels served as a marvellous exclamation mark for the passage of time.
Posted on 10 Jan
Can one thing define a vessel?
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Yes, and it can be enough to tip the scales. So let's look at some 'ones' of the new Maritimo M75 Well I suppose it might. However, rather than disappear down a wormhole into an elaborate discussion, I can say this. One thing can certainly be enough to tip the scales one way or another in a purchase decision for an impending yacht owner.
Posted on 14 Dec 2021
And thank you very much…
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
It all started with an announcement that there would be no less than eight model launches... Been a big year for Maritimo. It started with an announcement that there would be no less than eight model launches or announcements during the course of 2021
Posted on 26 Nov 2021
METSTRADE 2021: SHOCK-WBV and Omega
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Daniel Henderson and see a slow-motion demonstration of Omega in action! Mark Jardine chats to Sea Sure's Daniel Henderson about the SHOCK-WBV and Omega shock mitigation units, with a slow-motion demonstration of Omega.
Posted on 18 Nov 2021
First look at METS 21: Scanstrut Flip Pro and Nest
by Mark Jardine
Bringing new levels of power and convenience to charging your phone and other devices on your boat Mark Jardine chats with Grant Fox, Marketing Manager at Scanstrut, about two of their new products, Flip Pro and Nest, bringing new levels of power and convenience to charging your phone and other devices on your boat.
Posted on 16 Nov 2021
Not a movie. (As yet…)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Inception was a very good flick, indeed... Inception was a very good flick, indeed... However, our target today is the Inception 24 from Bury Design.
Posted on 9 Nov 2021
Big Cats II.
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
One could not help but have one's curiosity piqued with a name like StellarCAT Not too long after publishing The Big Cats, we received information on StellarCATs. Well. One could not help but have one's curiosity piqued with a name like that?
Posted on 29 Oct 2021
Announcing - Art Now.
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
When you're special. When you define a real movement, you get named. When you're special. When you're a game changer. When you define a real movement, you get named. And the better you are, the more the name resonates.
Posted on 14 Oct 2021
Square peg, round hole. Round peg, square hole.
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
One thing is pretty clear with fluid dynamics. Smooth and flowing wins the day. If you think about fluid dynamics for just a second, one thing is pretty clear. Smooth and flowing wins the day.
Posted on 23 Sep 2021
The big cats
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Catamarans, and even more specifically, powercats is the name of our game here. 12-cylinder Jags, or lightning fast Cheetahs? Neither automotive, nor feline. Catamarans, and even more specifically, powercats is the name of our game here.
Posted on 2 Sep 2021
Outback or is that out back?
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
I got sent a link that said, outbackyachts. Immediately I thought of land yachting I got sent a hyperlink that simply said, outbackyachts. Immediately, I thought of land yachting, the Henley on Todd 'boat' races, camel races, red dust, blinding sun, cold beer, and amazing vistas.
Posted on 21 Aug 2021
Caped Crusaders
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
By Composites Constructions, whose background is brilliantly prepared boats. By Composites Constructions. Their background is boats, whether they are super-fast ski boats, or brilliantly prepared ocean racing yachts that have collected their share of silverware.
Posted on 4 Aug 2021
Brute force over ignorance
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Way back in 1860 or so, Froude penned a displacement hull speed formula... In the boating world, way back in 1860 or so, William Froude came up with the displacement hull speed formula; knots = 1.34 times the square root of the LWL in feet. What was probably more telling though, was the displacement to length ratio.
Posted on 22 Jul 2021
Just plain cool (So too's this one, and also that)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Seeing the mould for the Cape50 being constructed I was pretty impressed When I saw the mould for the Cape50 being constructed I was pretty impressed. A lot of nice thinking, and a bunch of even better curves went into her creation.
Posted on 8 Jul 2021
The rice paddies of Bali
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
It's a bit like school right now. Have to ask for this. Need permission for that. It's a bit like school right now. Have to ask for this. Need permission for that. Put in your place, regularly. Ho hum…
Posted on 24 Jun 2021
It ain't necessarily so
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Was a time when you had to be really big, or or just plain slow to have one Bulbous bows: There was a time when you either had to be really big, or or just plain slow to have one. Perhaps even with one foot planted firmly in both camps.
Posted on 10 Jun 2021
Zen and wellness centre
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Both the words and sensations that prevailed on Palm Beach's GT60 Unequivocally, these were both the words and sensations that prevailed as I first stepped onto, and then into, Hull #2 of the Palm Beach's GT60 series.
Posted on 27 May 2021
In conversation with Jelte Liebrand
by Mark Jardine
The tech-savvy navigation entrepreneur savvy navvy is the boating app that puts all your essential marine information in one place: tidal graphs, weather forecasts, automatically updated chart data, routing, GPS tracking, marina information and more. We spoke to founder Jelte Liebrand...
Posted on 6 May 2021
How terribly fitting - ISOLAtion
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
And such good use of time, too! As a word, ISOLA could mean a lot of things And such good use of time, too! Now as a word, ISOLA could mean a lot of things. Obviously there's ‘island' in Italian, and it's also a girl's name as well, which are all very fitting when it comes to boats...
Posted on 5 May 2021
Going LARGE
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
One thing the magnificent Lady Moura did was instantly become a seminal vessel I remember seeing her in Palma in 1990, the year she was commissioned. Her owner did not have an official role within the Saudi Government at the time he built lady Moura, but did have serious connections to the Saudi Finance Ministry.
Posted on 21 Apr 2021
It's called physics
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Technology is fantastic stuff, but if you don't know what it's doing, what does it mean Traction control. Ground effects. It's all fantastic stuff, but ultimately, if you don't know what it's doing, really, does it mean anything? You have to originally know what the whole thing is about.
Posted on 24 Mar 2021
Propeller (Heads)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
The newsletter is now a fortnightly affair, which is entirely thanks to you This newsletter is now a fortnightly affair, which is entirely thanks to you. The Powerboat.World team is very appreciative of your increased patronage. As our tagline says, we bring you 'The latest and best in the world of leisure power boating'.
Posted on 10 Mar 2021
Form follows function - Or does it?
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
It is one of the cornerstones of design philosophy It is one of the cornerstones of design philosophy. As too is blue and green should never be seen, without another colour in between. However, in modern times, the latter one has been totally shattered...
Posted on 19 Feb 2021
One end to the other...
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
I got a sneak peak at the SV Delos Arctic trailer a while back, and swore to complete secrecy... Confession. I got a sneak peak at the SV Delos Arctic trailer a while back, and swore to complete secrecy, or face the long walk off a short pier...
Posted on 20 Dec 2020
A curious thing, that...
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
The Beach Club. Found in everything from 650 feet down to just fifty feet The Beach Club. Found in everything from 650 feet down to just fifty feet, and the term itself is about as synonymous as Liquid Paper was to the correction fluid market, if you're old enough to remember that era.
Posted on 16 Dec 2020
Family time
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Definitely the message of 2020. Boats are a fave item in the brave new world... Well it definitely is the message of 2020. No matter whether you're talking new or used, boats certainly have been a fave item in the brave new world.
Posted on 25 Nov 2020
The way forward
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
From 15m to 150m the word impact is well and truly part of the new vocabulary From 15m to 150m the word impact is well and truly part of the new vocabulary. Oceanco have just had their first NXT seminar, and then in the shorter LOA bracket, we have seen a lot of solar and hybrid action too.
Posted on 23 Oct 2020
What to do?
by John Curnow. Editor, Sail-World AUS
There wasn't really a question in it; this person is very industrious To be honest, it is not really a question you have to ask of the subject of today's Editorial. She's a ball of energy with a fantastic work ethic, an enduring smile, and a certain tenacity that reminds you of the claws below a wedge-tailed eagle.
Posted on 18 Oct 2020
Nirvana. Utopia. Atlantis.
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Three vessels really made an impression this month, and all were very different yet compelling... Three vessels really made an impression this month. All very different, but each one offered all the necessary peaceful, tranquil, magical, inspiring, beautiful, mythical, and legendary qualities to bring about the heading you see here.
Posted on 9 Sep 2020
Brewing (and it is not your coffee…)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Out in the Pacific, time can get a little rubbery, making it a holiday destination par excellence Out in the Pacific, time can get a little rubbery. It is why it is a holiday destination par excellence. OK, blue waters, sandy beaches, palm trees, fish, gentle breezes and other things add into it, but back in the real world it is tick-tock.
Posted on 17 Aug 2020
The light switch
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
In the last four to six weeks, many dealers have reported good to phenomenal brokerage sales Essentially, in the last four to six weeks, many dealers have reported good to phenomenal brokerage sales. It seems to be right across the board.
Posted on 10 Jul 2020
It's inherent in the category's name
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Maine Lobster Boat. Downeast, fast trawler, and a bunch of other descriptions may also get used... Maine Lobster Boat. Downeast, fast trawler, and a bunch of other descriptions may also get used, but it is the Maine part that says so much.
Posted on 5 Jun 2020
In conversation with Grapefruit's Andy Yeomans
by Mark Jardine
From large-scale events to social distance signage for your club or business The Covid-19 crisis has caused the cancellation of all large events, wiping out the core of Grapefruit's business, but Andy soon had the team at work producing the social distancing signage and equipment.
Posted on 20 May 2020
The Colossus
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
There are boat builders the world over, and then there is Groupe Beneteau There are boat builders the world over, and then there is Groupe Beneteau. The conglomerate is one giant powerhouse, building boats across Europe, and in the USA as well.
Posted on 15 May 2020
In conversation with Maritimo's Tom Barry-Cotter
by Mark Jardine & John Curnow
Learning more about Australia's premier luxury motor yacht builder Maritimo, established by Tom's father Bill Barry-Cotter in 2003, is Australia's premier luxury motor yacht builder.
Posted on 15 May 2020
Doing the Right Thing
by Mark Jardine
Henri-Lloyd's commitment to sustainability and the environment When Henri-Lloyd relaunched in 2018, the focus was the quality of the Fremantle range; the ultimate sailing apparel using the finest materials available. Behind the scenes there has been a steely focus on 'doing the right thing' for the environment.
Posted on 6 May 2020
Business as usual (in this unusual environment)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Just like the bulk of the industry, Powerboat-World is kicking on Just like the bulk of the industry, Powerboat-World is kicking on. Unlike many parties, however, our purely digital format has required nary a tweak to it, as we bring you the latest releases and pertinent news.
Posted on 3 Apr 2020
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