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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
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