Author Archives: Jane Hyde

HIGH-TECH DRYING TOWEL

Developed specifically for the marine and automotive industries is this new high-tech drying towel from Paragon Microfibre. Made in a sandwich method, front and back outer layers are Diamond Weave Microfibre with a highly absorbent premium microfibre inner layer. We are told it is very soft and more absorbent that other drying towels and is built to withstand high levels ...

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FUSION 3D

If you are in the market for a new lifejacket Crewsaver has confirmed the Crewsaver Fusion 3D lifejacket stockist programme. All stockists will have the entire range of Fusion 3D lifejackets so every boater, from recreational to extreme ocean racing, can be kitted out. The Fusion 3D technology of these lifejackets moulds to the shape of your body and sits ...

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Raymarine on display

Raymarine’s eS Series line of HybridTouch™ multifunction displays are now available. The eS Series gives boaters the choice of simple touch screen interaction or full control using the sculpted keypad and multifunction rotary controller. It is also possible to access eS Series displays from smartphones or tablets anywhere on board using eS Series’ integrated Wi-Fi and Raymarine mobile apps. The Series features a ...

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Tasty gifts for cool dads

This is the month to give dads the special recognition they deserve. Dads are often derided for their dancing or indulged when they retreat to the boat or shed for a few hours of solitude. So time to forget these stereotypes and give him something modern and cool for Father’s Day, 21 June. If he likes to relax with a ...

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Chichester Harbour

One of our prettiest natural harbours, with the old world charm of Itchenor, the briny bustle of Bosham and the culture of Chichester; add in some great beaches at the Witterings, fun, fast racing with beautiful day boats to watch from waterside pubs and you have it all. Chichester is a compact walking town with lovely gardens around the Cathedral, ...

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The World Cup is coming!

In this month’s British Sailing Team column, leading women’s windsurfer Bryony Shaw gives an update on her early season success and looks forward to the return of World Cup competition to home waters. Winter might sound to some like it is the off season, but it is not really the off season for us. For me it has been a ...

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Tresco

Tresco is a subtropical gem with a little bit of everything – from dramatic rocky outcrops, bronze age burial sites and romantic castle ruins, to secluded sandy beaches and, of course, the world famous Tresco Abbey Garden. The Scillies are on many sailors’ bucket list, but if you can not manage the weather window to get there by boat, do ...

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