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Sterndrive Corrosion Protection System by Volvo Penta

Things are happening in the boating industry! A look back at the latest news from yachting professionals. The news briefs of August 27, 2018.

The Marée Haute shipyard invests on the Mini 6.50 circuit

Trégunc's Marée Haute shipyard becomes the official sponsor of the Duo Concarneau, a double-handed regatta on the Mini 6.50 circuit. The builder of the Django and Dingo yachts is strengthening its communication on a circuit for which it has not built any boats for several years, but where it is present through the BFR-Marée Haute team, with 5 skippers including François Jambou, winner of the last race Les Sables - Les Açores - Les Sables.

A single portal for Navico

Navico, the leader in marine electronics, has announced the creation of a single electronic portal for all its brands, Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-Map. Resellers will find access to technical resources and support simplified by sharing information in a single space.

Public inquiry on the marina of Brétignolles

More than 15 years old, the idea of a marina in Brétignolles is resurfacing. Rejected in 2011 for environmental reasons, the project to set up a marina in the village of Vendée has been revised. It is subject to a public inquiry between 6 August and 29 September 2018. Oppositions persist.

Volvo Penta launches active corrosion protection system for sterndrives

Swedish engine manufacturer Volvo Penta has announced the extension of ACP (Active Corrosion Protection), an active corrosion protection device, to its sterndrive bases. Already available for Volvo Penta IPS drives, the transom-mounted box generates electric current and protects against galvanic corrosion.

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