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An Interview with Oyster about the Award Winning 565
2019 was a successful year for Oyster with the release of their iconic new 565 sailing yacht. Described as a “yacht for all oceans”, this 56’ blue water vessel has been created for the purpose of adventure, able to circumnavigate the world with style and in comfort. We spoke to Paul Adamson, Oyster’s Chief Commercial Officer, at boot Düsseldorf to see why he thinks this model has been such a success.   “She's such a success because she's a really, really good sailing boat. The older Oyster would be very heavy displacement, quite old fashioned boats. Whereas if you look at this
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WIN: Full Day Fishing Charter For Two With Hermit Charters
Hop aboard the Hermit of Hythe, a Beneteau Antares flybridge motor cruiser, for a full day of fishing on the beautiful South Coast.  Hermit Charters provide a bespoke charter service, perfect for everyone, from first time fishers to experienced anglers. You and a friend will be able to spend a day on the Hermit with all equipment, tackle and bait included, enjoying the excellent fishing available there. The Hermit of Hythe is a 9.8m Beneteau Antares flybridge motor cruiser with excellent facilities and plenty of room to relax and fish, as well as a fully heated saloon.  Sound good? All you need to
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Buying a cheap GRP Canal River Boat
I would over a period like to encourage everyone to consider buying and owning a boat, however cheap or small from a simple kayak to well, the sky's the limit with boats is it not? But sadly, today it seems we have moved away from starting small.   Years ago, everyone got in to Inland canal and river boating by buying something cheap and cheerful that then if they liked boating, this could be sold on in a short time with maybe a little profit if work had been done. The boat improving over time and in-turn they could move on to
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Automatic Fender System
In this article I am reviewing a product that has been developed and thoroughly tested over several years. The early versions were brilliant, and a new version has made them even neater with even better performance. This latest incarnation of the Automatic Fender System had its European launch at the prestigious Cannes Yachting Festival in September 2019 and was shown in full operation on the demonstration rig.   This promises to revolutionise the way we all take the handling of fenders for granted. Frankly, we think that this product is superb.   WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? Of course, we all know that berthing your boat can
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