Motor Boat & Yachting

NEW GEAR

AUTOMATIC FENDER SYSTEM

In the 1937 book We Didn’t Mean To Go To Sea, yachting author Arthur Ransome describes putting to sea with your fenders still hanging down the sides of the boat as ‘like a gentleman coming down to breakfast with his shirt tails hanging out’. He was right then and it is still absolutely true today, it’s very poor form.

If you can’t be bothered to pull in your fenders then this new device from Go Earth Ltd will save your blushes — electric fender lifters. The idea is actually very simple. A box attaches

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