Elka Design: form and function
Elka Design: taps, shower heads and shower poles, all carefully designed to be pleasing to the eye and easy to use by Niccolò Volpati In most of the hotels I’ve stayed in, I’ve cursed the designers responsible for the overly complicated taps in the shower. I don’t mind the... Read more
Quick, watch your STEP!
The Quick’s story: one step at a time, without ever stumbling. Michele Marzucco and Alfonso Peduto tell us how two friends who had worked installing onboard equipment have created a company, which turns over 30 million a year by Niccolò Volpati – photo by Andrea Muscatello “After 35 years’ working... Read more
Amare Group, when technology makes the difference
The firm from Modena Amare Group continues to grow, both in terms of its installations and in the technical research that goes into its products This is a time of rapid expansion for Amare Group, and in the past season the firm from Modena has come up with some... Read more
Yamaha F150G and Invictus 200 FX: power and control 

The precision of electronic throttles, a large amount of torque and very low fuel consumption are the main features of the new 150 hp engine from the Japanese house. It shares its thermal unit with its big brother, the F200G

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Solix Humminbird, not just touch screen
The latest news is that Solix Humminbird displays have got bigger. The two latest models are a full 12 and 15 inches by Niccolò Volpati They have a very engaging design and have technology which is already present in smaller displays. There are two versions: one with GPS and Chirp... Read more
ADI UCINA Accessory Prize: beautiful without and within
Once again this year, at the latest edition of the Genoa Boat Show, the ADI UCINA Accessory Prize  , promoted by the Italian Nautical Industry Association (UCINA) and the Italian Design Association (ADI), was awarded in order to highlight the most interesting accessories exhibited The ADI UCINA Accessory Prize ... Read more
HUMPHREE, ADAPTIVE  Hydrodynamics
We tried out Humphree stabilising fins and trim tabs that have high safety standards and make it very easy to drive a boat by Angelo Colombo Humphree produces systems that can be adapted to any kind of boat and custom-made intruders for the military sector and for civil high-speed... Read more
MagnusMaster by DMS Holland, the new age of stabilizer

Astra is a 24 meter long tug boat of 170 tonnes, built in 1994 (ice class) and it has been used as a rescue boat for several years. After being sold to its present Swedish owner, it has continued to be used as an iceb

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Easy Set by Topsystem: using surface transmissions now is really simple

Topsystem Surface Drive has made managing and using high-performance surface transmissions really simple

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Gian Piero Repetti Vulkan Italia

The vibrations and acoustic comfort of a boat are often equated with insulating panels, as if these on their own can protect us from the disturbance of the noise generated by the engines. What a shame that “the noise” can find alternative solutions

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