Herald - Issue 450

v GET MOVING WITH THE HERALD v Page 68 • The HERALD • 7th December 2023 ASK A PROFESSIONAL Helen Sparks Mortgages & Financial Services Offering professional advice since 1985 Mortgages Residential Life Time Equity Release Buy to Let – first time landlords Property Portfolios Help to Buy Insurance Buildings & Contents Insurance Life Assurance Critical Illness Income Protection YOUR PROPERTY MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS This firm usually charges a fee for mortgage advice. The amount of the fee will depend upon your circumstances and will be discussed and agreed with you at the earliest opportunity. Some forms of buy to let mortgage are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. 023 8084 4108 enquiries@helensparks.com Helen Goodall T/A Helen Sparks Mortgages & Financial Services is an appointed representative of PRIMIS Mortgage Network, a trading name of First Complete Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority MDL Marinas Partners with Candela Supporting its drive to make boating more sustainable, MDL Marinas has partnered with its tenant, SE Yachts, to become the O cial Marina Partner for the Candela C-8 in the UK. Based at MDL’s Hamble Point Marina, a prime location for marine businesses on the River Hamble, SE Yachts recently became the exclusive UK representative for Candela, the pioneering Swedish hydrofoiling electric boat manufacturer. “With MDL Marinas leading the charge to support electric boating with the addition of Aqua superPower fast charging facilities at its marinas, this exciting new partnership is a natural fit for the 100% electric Candela C-8,” says Alasdair Marshall, Director at SE Yachts. MDL’s support will enable us to maximise the promotion of this innovative all-electric vessel to the UK market, highlighting the advances in electric boat manufacture and promoting a more environmentally way to get out on the water. Candela really pushes the technological limits of boating, with the Candela C-8 able to travel 60 NM at 23 knots thanks to hydrofoil technology and Candela’s battery collaboration with EV-maker Polestar. And with its closed front cabin, it makes the perfect day-cruiser with the option for an overnight stay.” In 2021, MDL partnered with Aqua superPower to become the rst marina group to install electric boat chargers and o er a rapid electric boat charging solution. e partnership with the Candela C-8 is another stride forward in MDL’s mission to become the UK’s most sustainable marina group. “We’re delighted to be partnering with our tenant SE Yachts and the Candela C-8,” says Tim Mayer, Sales and Marketing Director at MDL Marinas. “As well as founding the Green Tech Boat Show for marine businesses to showcase their green innovations, we’ve invested heavily in creating an electric charging corridor to support the evolution of electric boating. Now it’s time to take the next step and support the manufacturers and dealers who are producing and marketing craft designed to reduce the impact of boating on the marine environment. We look forward to seeing our customers and potential owners enjoying the phenomenal Candela C-8 out on the water.” You may well have spotted the Candela C-8 out in the Solent recently as SE Yachts ran test rides from Hamble Point Marina at the end of November and from Lymington Yacht Club on 2nd December. Candela C-8