Fischer Panda UK is announcing a strengthened partnership with British luxury yacht manufacturer Fairline at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show.
The latest boatbuilder endorsement, which sees Fischer Panda’s iSeries generators selected as the cost option gensets for the new F//Line 33 express cruiser, highlights the Verwood-based company’s capability to supply leading genset solutions for reliable operation around the world.
Chris Fower, Marketing Director, Fischer Panda UK, and Wayne Huntley, Design and Engineering Director, Fairline, sealed the new collaboration during the show at the Fischer Panda UK display trailer on Stand E020.
The agreement for Fischer Panda UK to supply its variable speed iSeries 5000i Neo and 8000i generators for the F//Line 33 adds to the current deal for the supply of its Panda PMS 10,000i model as standard for the Fairline Targa 43 OPEN.
The F//Line 33, the latest exciting day boat from Fairline, is designed by the 2018 World Yacht Trophies Yacht Designer of the Year winner, Alberto Mancini, and launched at Cannes Yachting Festival this month.
Fairline will offer the light and compact Fischer Panda 5000i Neo generator as an option for new owners in all parts of the world except the Americas, where the option will be the 8000i in 120V. Both models will provide F//Line 33 customers with the latest variable speed technology and industry-leading super-silent operation to run on-board systems and appliances, and charge batteries.
Chris Fower said: “As the current preferred generator supplier for the Fairline Targa 43 OPEN, we are pleased to further extend our partnership with Fairline. Confirmation of this exclusive agreement for the F//Line 33 really highlights our capabilities to supply multi-voltage, multi-frequency generators to fulfil the requirements of global boatbuilders. It is a significant endorsement for our iSeries generators and evidence that our leading quiet, light, environmentally-friendly and fuel-efficient systems reflect Fairline’s high standards of design and build quality.”
Fairline’s Concept Manager, Andrew Pope, said: “When designing a smaller express cruiser like the F//Line 33, selecting efficient and lightweight provisions is an important part of the process. Fischer Panda generators are compact and, coupled with their variable speed design, allow the generator to operate at a much quieter level than their fixed speed competitors, whilst also increasing the service life of the working parts as they are operating more efficiently. This in turn provides a long-lasting and non-intrusive experience for Fairline’s customers.”
Southampton Boat Show
The iSeries generators are included in the product range on show in Fischer Panda UK’s display trailer at Southampton Boat Show at Stand E020. Providing visitors with a first-hand, interactive experience of its complete system capability, the marine generator, electric propulsion, air-conditioning, watermaker, and power monitoring and control supplier is bringing its latest technology and equipment direct to boaters with live demonstrations and the chance to see, hear and operate the products for themselves.