Kit News

AQUA GO

The Chatham Aqua Go range of footwear for women is designed for active, water-based activities. These high-performance shoes are lightweight with ultra-grip in wet conditions. Reef and Tide are the latest styles featuring durable leather upper and shock-absorbing, non-slip and non-marking sole, in a lace-up trainer. In the men’s Aqua Go range, the collection features Mist Aqua Go G2 (lace up) and Breaker Aqua Go G2 (Velcro). ...

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Multisport 4 Drysuit 

Typhoon International has produced a suit that is designed for maximum movement in waterborne action sports. The Multisport 4 is ideal for paddlers but has also become popular for other watersports including dinghy sailing and PWC. The drysuit uses a blend of the latest technology plus feedback from sportsmen and women to produce an ultra-high performance and robust suit. Fabric feet, ankle ...

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OFFSHORE KIT

SEATEK Gear has launched a collection of high performance offshore watches and polarised sunglasses. The SEATEK ARGO dive watch features Swiss components and has a 200m water depth resistance. The ocean glare-proof sunglasses DEEP-V and PABLO are made in Italy with advanced polarised lens systems by Carl Zeiss Vision. ARGO watch: £275 Sunglasses: £117 www.SeatekGear.com

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Pet Safe

Does your dog enjoy boating too? From Mayland Marine comes a range of dog lifejacket style buoyancy aids to protect your pet on the water. Tony Cummins, Managing Director of Mayland Marine, said: “We are seeing an increasing number of people wanting to take their dog out with them. Waves and currents can quickly tire a dog, especially if the ...

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Torqeedo boosts range with new Travel 1003 C

Torqeedo has announced the Travel 1003 C, a development of its Travel 1003 motor series. The Travel 1003 C is a new version of Torqeedo’s bestselling electric outboard, now with extended range and runtime, along with an integrated lithium battery. The Travel 1003 C has 73 per cent greater battery capacity compared to the standard Travel 1003, at an almost-identical ...

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ZHIKDRY

Great for sailing, ZhikDry™ LT is Zhik’s ultra-light weight performance range of fast drying shirts. Soft, thin and comfortable to wear in high temperatures, the moisture wicking fabric keeps you cool and dry, while an anti-microbial treatment manages body moisture and an UPF+30 treatment ensures skin protection too. It is available as a long sleeve or short sleeve top in ...

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RYA welcomes new member reward partner

The RYA has introduced Simply Hammocks as the latest organisation to come on board as an RYA Member Reward Partner. The company joins more than 70 reward partners offering exclusive discounts and offers to the RYA’s 109,000 plus members. All RYA members will receive a five per cent discount, with 12 month warranty when they purchase online from Simply Hammocks. ...

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AirSelfie

AirSelfie is a pocket-sized flying camera that integrates with smartphones to help capture the perfect selfie. With four propellers and a 5-megapixel video camera, AirSelfie is smaller than a smartphone and can fly vertically up to 66 feet, allowing users to take aerial selfies of themselves and their friends. The device connects to many smartphones including iPhone (6, 6s, 7 ...

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Yamaha announce DBW control for new F150 and F17

Smooth-shifting Yamaha Drive-by-Wire models now available all the way from 150hp up to 350hp. The F150 and F175 are now also available with the benefit of the very latest DBW technology, which will bring a new level of quiet, precise shifting and a remarkable added sophistication and ease of use, in terms of boat control and operation. Full compatibility with ...

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Typhoon TX2 OFZ

Here is Typhoon International’s TX2 OFZ wetsuit, which is built in a 2/3mm thickness for those less cold mid-year months. The TX2, for both men and women, is ideal for those mild days but when it is still important to keep warm. It is lined with a thermafleece and has a glued and double stitched sealed seam system. The neoprene of ...

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