Kit News

Women’s crew gear

Zhik’s Aroshell® Jacket is a lightweight, breathable performance shell that offers effective protection from inclement weather. The Aroshell jacket is available in Ash and Black in women’s sizes XS-XL. £229 Zhik’s Deck Pants are a new approach to a practical deck wear, which look smart and offer great water repellent protection too. Also available as Deck Shorts, Zhik Deck Pants ...

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Keep rope and cords clean

Simple to use, Shurhold Industries’ Flexible Rope & Cord Brush is the perfect way to clean 13 mm to 26 mm diameter rope. This  hand tool is ideal for dock lines and other tubular items, such as rigging, hoses, power cables and railings. The flexible Rope & Cord brush is easy to clean, only requiring a quick rinse and air ...

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SnapCam

The SnapCam and SnapCam Lite will put a smile on the face of any tech lover. At just 1.5 inches square and 
weighing only 33g, the iON SnapCam is as light as an AA battery. Available in titanium, silver and 
white, this camera can be attached to clothes or bags using the 
built-in clip and magnet. It allows users to ...

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Foutala space-saving towel

Space is always an issue on a boat and so the Foutala space-saving towel is a must for boaters. Foutala multi-use towels are extremely lightweight, ultra-absorbent and dry very quickly. They even get softer and more absorbent with use apparently. They absorb just as much moisture as a regular towel too. Available in 28 colours there will be one to ...

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Wi-Fi antenna for reliable wi-fi internet access afloat

Digital Yacht’s new, budget priced WL70 wi-fi antenna brings reliable, long range wi-fi connectivity to an on board laptop PC or MAC. More and more boaters want access to the internet afloat. Marinas and ports as well as a large number of cafes, hotels, restaurants and service providers offer wi-fi connectivity but you may just miss that vital connection if ...

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Honda unveils upgraded BF2.3 outboard

Honda (UK) has unveiled the upgraded Honda BF2.3 outboard engine at the Southampton Boat Show. The BF2.3’s new features include a 10 per cent larger fuel tank, for extended run time, and a larger fuel cap design, making it even easier to remove and secure when re-fuelling. It also has a redesigned engine cover that compliments the rest of the ...

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READY FOR REPAIRS

When making minor repairs Sikaflex® -291i can be applied to provide seals both inside and to the exterior of a boat. It can be used for various jobs such as sealing screw holes and bonding fittings. It bonds well to a wide variety of substrates including wood, metals, metal primers and paint coatings, ceramic and GRP. Sikaflex® -291i, available in ...

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The Wingman

The Henty Wingman is an innovative bag for clothes and accessories for anybody that needs to get changed ‘on the go’ making it ideal for sailors. It rolls to become a compact satchel-style bag that can be carried comfortably on your back. It features a main compartment for your suit jacket, shirt and trousers or dress and on the outside ...

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Latest RYA SafeTrx App

Designed in close co-operation with Coastguard and Search and Rescue organisations, RYA SafeTrx provides all recreational boat users, particularly dinghy cruisers, PWC users, canoers, kayakers, wind and kite surfers and smaller boat users who don’t have or use AIS with a cheap, easy, and reliable means that can inform the Coastguard of their voyage plans and dynamic location in the ...

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Personalise your Drysuit

Hammond Drysuits now offers its customers the ability to personalise their drysuit. They can have their name or chosen text embroidered onto a new drysuit or a pocket of one in for repair. Names are available in bold or a script font and the embroidery costs are as follows: Embroider your name on a pocket – £22 Embroider you name ...

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