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New Suzuki outboards make London Boat Show debut

Suzuki GB is giving its new DF4A/5A/6A and DF150AP/175AP models their London debuts. These new models all offer Suzuki’s new decal design and Nebular Black colour, as well as a whole host of technical innovations. The new DF4A, DF5A and DF6A are the ultimate lightweight portable outboards. Weighing in at just 24kg, and benefiting from Suzuki’s new three-way storage, they ...

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gWind Wireless 2 Transducer

From Garmin comes the gWind™ Wireless 2 Transducer, a new wind solution for masts up to 50ft that wirelessly sends essential wind data to GNX™ Wind instruments or a compatible Garmin GPSMAP® chartplotter, eliminating the need to run wires through the mast. The transducer features Nexus® twin-fin technology with a three-bladed propeller, providing accurate wind speed and stable wind angle, ...

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Christmas Gift! STEREOACTIVE

£299 www.stereoactive.com STEREOACTIVE is a portable, IPx7 waterproof, floating, watersports stereo. Featuring the Puck-It mount system, users can securely attach the stereo to any paddleboard, kayak, canoe, boat or even hot tub.

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Christmas Gift! Timex Tide and Compass Watch

£149.99 www.nauticalia.com Push one button and its dedicated fourth hand becomes a highly accurate compass, press another button and the same hand swings to indicating the state of the tide and a third button converts it to giving you the current temperature – from -20 to +50 degrees centigrade. The Timex Compass Watch is water-resistant to 330ft, so will give ...

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Aero Pro flotation vest

New from Spinlock is the Aero Pro flotation vest, which has been designed to meet the demands of crews sailing high agility dinghies and multihulls. The design evolved thanks to Spinlock’s technical partnership with Land Rover BAR in which Spinlock created the T2 vest for Sir Ben’s America’s Cup team. The design of the Aero Pro body profiled 50N flotation ...

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Suzuki launches new mechanical binnacle-mount remote control box

Suzuki has unveiled its new binnacle-mount mechanical remote control box at the Paris Boat Show. Significant modifications have been made to make the control box more appealing, easier to fit and easier to use. By using enhanced tactile materials on the throttle lever as well as a specially chamfered shape, Suzuki achieved the optimum in ergonomic design. This means that ...

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Gulfmaster with Quad Sensors

G-SHOCK’s Gulfmaster GWN-Q1000 has a new water depth sensor in addition to atmospherics pressure sensor, thermometer and electronic compass. For ease of access, information from the four sensor modes, as well as sudden atmospheric changes and a tide graph showing low and high tide information, are indicated on the inset dial at the five o’clock position. The GWN-Q1000 will help ...

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Christmas Gift! GPSMAP® 276Cx

£649.99 www.garmin.com The GPSMAP 276Cx, an upgraded reinvention of the classic 276C. The 276Cx features both GPS and GLONASS for better performance in heavy cover, optional external antenna support (sold separately), HotFix for faster satellite acquisition and other wireless connectivity features.

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