Kit News

Barrus adds two more brands to its chandlery distribution division

Barrus has announced the further expansion of its brand portfolio in the marine chandlery distribution market with the introduction of the G-Nautics range of boat accessories and Stazo high-performance boat safety and security systems. As part of a distribution agreement in the UK and N. Ireland, G-Nautics and Stazo join Talamex and Besto, all brands owned by Dutch distributor Lankhorst ...

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Purrsha fleece

The nights are drawing in and it is time to set up for the autumn months. Zhik’s Purrsha fleece range is styled to double up as a neat fitting, versatile mid-layer as well as being ideal for casual and outdoor wear. The lightweight performance fleece has a soft, plush brushed feel inside and a fine performance knit to keep cool winds ...

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Weird Fish Tops

The Marsellus shirt is a versatile check shirt which can be worn as a smart button up, or layered over a T-shirt for a more laidback look. Or there is the Mara Grandad Top (pictured), which is new for this season. This long sleeve button neck with a textured stripe is ideal for the changeable weather at this time of the ...

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Digital Yacht unveils new smart NMEA interface for tablet and iPad navigation at Southampton Boatshow

Sailors like the idea of using an iPad, tablet or smart phone for on board navigation with their simple touch screen interface and vast range of charting and instrument apps. Digital Yacht’s new WLN10 Smart NMEA to wifi gateway takes integration afloat even further with the ability to connect to existing on board GPS, AIS and instrument systems and transfer the ...

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Pro Dynamic Jacket

We are told this LPX GORE-TEX® Pro Dynamic Waterproof Jacket from Musto offers exceptionally durable waterproof protection. The jacket has a stowable self-fabric hood, while the jacket’s stretch fabric and articulated design gives extensive unrestricted motion. It also features a drawcord adjuster on the hood and hem to ensure maximum comfort. £500 www.musto.com

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ELITE HIGH HOOK VEST

This unisex buoyancy aid from Neil Pryde Sailing allows sailors to move around easily with maximum freedom due to its low profile. In addition has loads of features including the high visibility colour, large stretch mesh pocket, mesh drainage panel and a wide adjustment range.  Reflective panels and piping finish off the look. A trapeze harness can be worn over the ...

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Dry Backpack

Typhoon International has added the new Typhoon Backpack Drybag to its collection of accessories for watersports enthusiasts. The backpack drybag has a 30 litre capacity and is 100 per cent waterproof. This bag features a comfortable rucksack system complete with both waist and sternum padded volume control straps. £29.95 www.typhoon-int.co.uk 

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Barrus Enters the Marine Chandlery Distribution Market

E.P. Barrus Ltd has announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement for Talamex, a uniformly branded range of over 3500 chandlery items. E.P. Barrus state that this is the first step in establishing a portfolio to become a leading distributor in the chandlery and aftermarket sector. Talamex is owned by the leading Dutch distributor Lankhorst Taselaar, who was recently ...

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COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

From Garmin comes the AIS™ 800 transceiver with Class B/SO, and the VHF 315i marine radio with Class D Digital Selective Calling. Both systems compliment the latest Garmin GPSMAP® chartplotters and multi-function displays. The AIS 800 transceiver includes built-in GPS and has a cost-saving internal VHF antenna splitter that allows VHF and AIS to share a single antenna. The VHF 315i features optional GPS, and ...

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Knit fleeces

Everybody loves a fleece and this stylish knit fleece from Gill is something to wear both both on and off water. Innovative handwarmer pockets will give your hands respite from the cold whilst a practical chest pocket has space for your essentials. The highly breathable, pill-resistant fabric helps to keep you warm whilst sailing and can be worn as an ...

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