Kit News

Junction box kits

Water and dust proof to IP67 ensures these junction boxes from ASAP Supplies are suitable for the marine environment. They come with up to 10 flexible ports with double-membrane seals and up to 12 connector blocks. £14.21 – £24.32 www.asap-supplies.com

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Simrad® Cruise

From Simrad Yachting comes the Simrad® Cruise, a chartplotter designed for straightforward navigation featuring a simple, easy-to-use interface, sunlight–viewable display, mounting bracket and sonar transducer.    Taking ease of use to a new level, Simrad Cruise combines essential GPS features with basic depth-finding capability to deliver safe and reliable navigation at an affordable price. Free from complicated fishing-specific sonar and networking ...

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CA boosts collection of European Inland Waterways Cruising Guides

A series of 10 new, full colour guides to moorings on the French inland waterways has been launched by the European Inland Waterways Section of the Cruising Association and is now available to purchase. The guides have been produced by Gordon Knight and currently cover the Canal du Centre; Canal du Loing and Canal de Briare; Canal entre Champagne et Bourgogne; ...

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Hawaiian Shirt

Dad will look cool with this Mayo Hawaiian shirt from Weird Fish, which is ideal for the summer sun. This short sleeve shirt features a white leaf motif and is bound to catch the eye around the marina this summer. Made from 100 per cent cotton it has been finished with an enzyme wash to give an authentic worn-in look. ...

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MIDLAYER JACKET

Staying warm and dry during sailing regattas can mean the difference between winning and losing. The all-purpose marine-designed HP Racing Midlayer from Helly Hansen is designed to deliver the ideal amount of warmth with new, proprietary LIFALOFT™ insulation that is thinner and can be lighter and warmer than typical alternatives. The exterior is made from waterproof, windproof and breathable Helly ...

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Dry Pouch

Red Original’s Dry Pouch has been designed to keep wallets, phones and keys completely protected – we are told you can throw it against a wall and all will remain safe and sound inside. It is waterproof (plus it floats) with a YKK zip that will never rust, corrode or let water in and can be attached through a belt ...

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Dad’s Mug

What dad would not like this mug with an automatic stirrer on board? It looks great and is a cool gadget too – perfect for dad. A classic gift for Father’s Day this year, which we are sure will be enjoyed for many years to come. £5 uk.flyingtiger.com

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ZHIK DRYSUIT

Zhik has launched a new breathable drysuit for adult and junior sailors. Made from a three-layer, waterproof and breathable fabric it is designed with a racing cut for a full range of movement. The high-vis neck and wrist seals are said to be more comfortable and durable than the latex seals traditionally used on drysuits. A waterproof YKK AQUASEAL® front ...

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Bilgeway

River Canal Rescue has launched Bilgeaway, a product it describes as ‘the world’s first truly environmentally-friendly bilge discharge filter’. Bilgeaway uses a non-toxic solution to extract hydrocarbon contaminants (petrol, diesel, engine oil etc) from water and render them non-reactive, leaving environmentally-friendly contents in a cartridge which can be disposed of and the housing re-used. River Canal Rescue tell us the ...

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Skagen Offshore Jacket

In need of a new jacket? The Skagen Offshore Jacket, built for professionals but available to all, provides protection against wind and waves with Helly Tech® Performance waterproof, windproof and breathable construction. The jacket is built for long days on the water in inclement conditions with a high, protective, profiled collar and facemask, double cuffs, storage pockets and fleece-lined hand-warmer pockets. ...

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