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Introducing Jetsurf: The petrol-powered 35-knot surfboard

Jetsurf boards are summed up neatly by their nomenclature – they’re surf boards with jet drives! Powered by tiny petrol engines, these things are quick – the top-end Race Titanium model has a fuel injected 100hp engine that will catapult it straight to its maximum speed of 65km/h (35 knots)…

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Toy of the month: The private boathouse your boat deserves

We don’t normally feature buildings in MBY, but this boathouse on the banks of the river Yealm in Newton Ferrers is well worth sharing. Designed by Wimshurst Pelleriti architects and situated in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the 65m² Berberis Boathouse was specially designed to blend in. It is…

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Tried and Tested: Two Bare Feet Sport Air 10ft 6in SUP

Since borrowing an inflatable paddleboard last year I’ve been lusting after an SUP to keep on board my Karnic. SUPs are a hot topic on the MBY forum and recommendations cover the full spectrum from high-end but pricey Red Paddle Co boards to cheaper entry-level offerings from Decathlon. Occupying the…

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Sealander: The boat that’s also a caravan

Referring to any vessel as a ‘floating caravan’ is usually regarded as an insult, but in this case it’s entirely accurate. Inventors of the German-built Sealander looked at the humble two-berth caravan and wondered whether it couldn’t do a little more than simply get dragged around by a car slowing…

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Solo SF150: The personal waterskiing machine

That looks like a high tech training shoe, what is it? It’s the new SOLO SF 150 Personal Ski Machine. Intriguing, what does it do? Pop it on the water and you can water ski behind it. But what’s wrong with a boat? Nothing, provided you have two other people…