Technical Support Team

Barrus supports Round Britain Power Boat Race winners Barrus supplied engines powered over half the field in the Round Britain Offshore Power Boat Race with 10 out of the top 12 boats using either Yanmar, Mercury, or Seatek engines. Lionhead, driven by Pal Sollie was the first sterndrive to finish with two Yanmar D Max Bravo drives, achieving second overall and first in class. Carbon Neutral, Revenger, driven by John Caulcott was the first outboard powered boat across the line with two Mercury 300XS engines.

The Barrus Technical Support Team provided maintenance and engineering support to all the crews on every leg of the race comprising three engineers and a 35’ artic carrying emergency spares.

Barrus - high quality leisure and small working boats

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Barrus boats

The Barrus UK Company has developed partnerships with major international companies and they launch new leisure craft. Barrus will be launching a brand new recreational boat at the London Boat Show.

Equipment and specialist boat engines

Focused research and development team,the Barrus is also Recognised worldwide as a leading custom boat engine builder, UK Company Barrus's applications and engine builders ensure the optimum specification is supplied direct to original parts & equipment customers’ production lines.

With over 3,000 authorised dealers, the Company has developed partnerships with major boating and marine companies from around the world, representing leading brands in the , garden tools and machinery, industrial and boating engine markets.


Dealers are able to see first hand the impressive R&D facilities and the modern production plant for four-stroke outboards, OptiMax and Verado engines from 80 to 300hp and the Mercury Racing plant at Fond du Lac.

The Sunsport Dory

The Sunsport Dory, a 14ft leisure craft has been built by Orkney Boats, a well-established company with over thirty years of experience in building high quality leisure and small working boats.

The Sunsport Dory is perfect for that trip to a secluded bay with family and friends, skiing or diving along the coast. If you need a fast and stable boat for sailing club rescue or harbour patrol, the highly manoeuvrable Sunsport Dory is an excellent choice.

With clean, stylish classic lines, the Sunsport Dory’s hull and deck are finished in white, complimented with white upholstery and sturdy stainless steel rails for safety and security.

The smooth, quiet and fuel-efficient Mercury four-stroke outboard engines from 9.9hp to 40hp provide the power for the Sunsport Dory.

The Sunsport Dory will retail from ?8995.00 inc. vat, depending on engine option and will include a galvanised single axle ‘Multi-roller’ trailer.
They are delighted with the design and build quality of the Sunsport Dory. This new line expands Barrus range of marine leisure products and offers new business opportunities for our dealer network, comments Tim Hart General Manager Marine Division, E.P. Barrus Ltd.

the Sunsport Dory boat - Specification

Length: 4.24m 14’0”
Beam: 1.0m 5’ 11”
Weight (ex engine): 204kg 450Ibs
Buoyancy: 25 cu.ft 708 ltrs closed cell polyurethane foam
Max HP: 40
Hull & Deck Colour Orkney White
Upholstery Colour White

Forward Seat Locker with seat cushion
Full width Helmsman & Co-pilot Seat Box Locker incorporating fuel tank & battery stowage.
Seat cushions and backrest cushions for Helm & Co-pilot
Starboard Mount GRP Steering console with Stowage locker
Mechanical push/pull steering system with Stainless Steel Steering Wheel
Stainless Steel Grab Rail on console
Stainless Steel Side Rails
Stainless Steel Winching eye in Bow
Stainless Steel Mooring Cleat on Bow
Stainless Steel Mooring Cleats in Stern (x2)
Heavy Duty Fender with Stainless Steel end caps
Alloy Transom Capping
Alloy inner Transom Plate
Stainless Steel Ski eyes in transom
Quick Release Brass Transom Drain
Galvanised Single Axle 'Multi-roller' Trailer
Central Keel Supports
Rear Swinging Cradle for ease of launching/recovery
Tri-Step Mudguards
Winch Post & Winch with Webbing Strap
Telescopic Jockey Wheel
Spare Wheel & Mounting Bracket
Extendable Lighting Bars with removable Lighting Set


Marketing Services Department,
E.P. Barrus Ltd, 
Glen Way,
Launton Road
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Tel: 01869 363636