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Under the Pole

An amazing project we're proud to be a part of... A few months ago Under The Pole left for an extraordinary adventure dedicated to the exploration of the oceans. For three years, a team of divers and scientists are travelling the world aboard the WHY polar schooner, from the Arctic to the Antarctic, through the Pacific and the Atlantic. Their objective : to study the underwater environment between the surface and 150 m depth and develop new diving techniques, to prolong the duration of human immersions. We're proud that our Highfield tender, with its robust aluminium hull being perfect for the challenges the team will encounter, is a part of this incredible expedition! The team are currently travelling through the Northwest Passage. You can follow...

Extreme Sailing Series™

We are delighted to partner with the Extreme Sailing Series™. It is our strategy to associate the Highfield name with the most prestigious sailing events around the world, promoting safe boating and sailing. The Extreme Sailing Series™ will enable us to showcase our expertise in developing and manufacturing heavy duty RIBs, that are capable of hard work, speed and outstanding manoeuvrability. The Highfield fleet was delivered to the ESS for the Hamburg act. The Act 5, presented by Land Rover has yet again delivered some incredible and challenging racing. The River Elbe with its tight course, busy waterways and some unseasonal weather pushed the sailors to use all their knowledge and skills to deliver the results on the water. With the weather improving steadily over the four days...

Official Partner Vendée Globe 2016

SAEM Vendée, owner and organizer of Vendée Globe the non-stop solo round-the-world sailing race, signed an official partnership with HIGHFIELD, world leader of aluminum hulled tenders and RIBs, to ensure the safe departure and arrival of the 8th edition.   Vendée Globe - HIGHFIELD, an unprecedented scale partnership SAEM Vendée entrusts HIGHFIELD with the supply of a 42 RIB fleet to ensure the safe departure and arrival of participants in this legendary challenge. With its presence across the seven seas through its customers, HIGHFIELD offers this major event its entire expertise to develop and launch a limited edition of three models totally adapted to the needs of the organization. The new models will be unveiled during the Paris Boat Show (5-13 Dec) and HIGHFIELD will...

RYA Youth RIB Championship

Honda Marine, Highfield Marine and the RYA have today announced that Highfield will replace Ribcraft as a co-sponsor of the Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship, with competitors taking part in a Highfield 460 aluminium RIB in the Regional and National Finals. The agreement follows the establishment of a strategic partnership between Honda and Highfield in February 2013, which sees a range of Highfield RIBs sold exclusively in the UK as complete boat packages with Honda outboards. Now going into its thirteenth year with Honda as a sponsor, the Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship is a national competition which sees 8-16 year olds demonstrate their skills with the goal of winning a winning the Highfield 460 RIB or a Honwave T40 inflatable for their club. Competing...

The Moorings | Sunsail base in Croatia

With a fleet of more than a 1000 boats (sailing & power) and a choice of 30 destinations around the world, The Moorings|Sunsail (TUI Group) is the charter industry's player to count with. We recently visited their operation located in Marina, Croatia (near Split). As most of their bases, the vessels are equipped with our Classic and Ultralite ranges, ready to take you to a secluded beach. The Moorings|Sunsail is planning on upgrading their fleet in the coming years and will acquire bigger vessels which will give an opportunity to use the new Deluxe range.

Vendée Globe – delivery of the fleet

The 42 Highfield support RIBs have been delivered as planned on the 14th of October in Les Sables d'Olonne. Highfield will be happy to meet you at the Vendee Globe Village. Opening: from Saturday, 15th October 2016 to Sunday, 6th November 2016. The Vendée Globe pontoon will be accessible every day from Saturday 15th October to Friday 4th November from 10 in the morning to 8 in the evening. They will be closed to the public the weekend of departure. Start of the race: Sunday, 6th November 2016.

Vendée Globe – perfect start

More than 350,000 spectators lined the legendary exit channel and the beaches to bid farewell to the skippers on Sunday the 6th of November for the start of the eighth eidition of the Vendée Globe. The huge legions of impassioned spectators, ashore and afloat as well as the 29 intreprid solo skippers who set off from Les Sables d'Olonne start line at 13:02 were treated to perfect weather conditions for the start of the legendary solo non stop round the world race. All went perfectly well for our fleet of 42 Highfields that ensured the safe kick-off of the event. Thanks to all our technical partners that have joined us for this project: Groupe YB - Highfield importer in France - http://www.groupe-yb.fr/ Honda Marine -...

Highfield celebrates its 5th anniversary

Highfield celebrates its 5th anniversary and to mark this milestone, we are offering one lucky person the chance to win an exclusive tender (3 800 € value) ! To play, like our Facebook post and leave a comment by telling us the number of Highfield units produced during these 5 years ! The winner will be announced through FB by december 16th Facebook post link