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Sail Jacket

The Henri Lloyd Sail Jacket is a durable and weatherproof jacket featuring the iconic 721X branding. Engineered from Henri Lloyd’s 100 per cent waterproof, 100 per cent windproof and highly breathable TP1 fabric, the jacket features YKK water resistant zips. The Sail Jacket is available in both a men and women’s fit in a variety of different colours. Henri Lloyd ...

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BOOMSTRUT

When sailing there is always the danger of the boom moving on-board the vessel due to wind or change of direction, and this can prove a hazard for all on board, especially those at the helm. The use of a boom has been the cause of many an incident on sailboats, and is the most common cause of sailing injury ...

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Spinnaker shoes

As recommend by some of the best sailors in the world, Spinnaker is at the peak of technical sailing shoes. Made with durable premium leather, the shoe is breathable and comfortable. The Aqua Go sole unit, with super quick water drainage and quick drying materials, is shock-absorbing and non-marking providing great performance and grip. £99 www.chatham.co.uk

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LEATHER SANDALS

These leather sandals from Chatham are fitted with a memory foam sole and are available in three styles and a number of colours for men and women. The Admiral is a thong sandal available in Light Brown or Dark Brown. The Sofie Leather Sandal is a slip on sandal with a gorgeous braiding detail while the Seahorse design features straps. ...

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FIREFLY PRO

Available in two versions for manual or water-activated operation, the SOLAS-approved Firefly PRO strobe lights use wide light emission LEDs to produce a 360 degree beam of light that is more than 41 candelas bright, allowing for visibility of over 3.5 miles. The Firefly fits easily inside an inflatable lifejacket or pocket and also has two lashing loops and a ...

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WHAT KNOT

Over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 sea mammals are killed by pollution every year, many of them victims of the thousands of plastic objects that get washed up at sea. What Knot, which can tie and unfasten almost any rope with a thickness between 3mm to 15mm, can help reduce this number. Rope is often made of cheap, disposable plastic. When ...

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EMERGENCY RADIO

When you are on the boat, camping, trekking or on the beach this summer the Midland ER300 Radio will provide hours of entertainment. The radio has also been designed for emergency and safety situations with multiple power options. The long life internal battery can be charged for up to 25 hours via its USB port, solar panel, dynamo crank or using ...

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BOAT LOADER

Making boat launching and retrieval safer and easier, the BALEX Automatic Boat Loader 2500 allows boaters to quickly, safely and correctly load and unload their craft. Handling boats up to 2500kg the ABL2500 ensures correct alignment of boat and trailer, limiting the chance of any damage while in transit. The system can be operated from the trailer or via a ...

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WAVE JACKET

As well as the expected waterproof projection the Wave Jacket features Henri Lloyd’s photo-luminescent reflectors. By day they absorb UV light (both natural and artificial) and release this energy when necessary during night hours. The jacket also has a quick drying mark fleece collar lining and Hi-Vis foldaway hood with shockcord adjustment. Men: Black, Adriatic Blue, Marine, New Red, Solar ...

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HATS OFF

Last month we featured men’s hats and so it is only fair that the ladies get a turn too. Cotswold Outdoor have an extensive range of sun hats from classic trilbies to caps and large, glamorous hats. Protect yourself this summer, and do it in style. Women’s Cardamom Hat: £29.99 Women’s Straw Hat: £22 Women’s Coolhead Ballcap: £26 www.cotswoldoutdoor.com

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