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Ocean Safety to demonstrate safety equipment at Open Day

Ocean Safety is inviting yacht owners to familiarise themselves with their essential on board safety equipment when the company opens its doors to customers at its Southampton depot on 3 and 4 February. Ocean Safety Glasgow and Plymouth will run a similar event on 3 February. You are invited to bring along your liferafts, lifejackets, and other serviceable on board ...

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Ocean Signal ATA100 Class A AIS Transponder

Ocean Signal’s ATA100 Class A AIS Transponder is a combined SOLAS and Inland approved solution capable of exchanging dynamic and static ship data with other AIS systems to aid collision-avoidance and improve safety. The ATA100 is the only Class A AIS transponder available rated to the IPX7 waterproofing standard and features a 7” high-intensity, full-colour, rapid-response LCD to clearly display real-time marine ...

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Suzuki GB announces exciting new additions to its comprehensive range of ultimate four stroke outboards

Suzuki GB has announced the addition of three new outboard models to its range in the UK, which are all available to buy now. LIGHTEST IN CLASS – DF100B Suzuki is known for manufacturing lightweight and compact four stroke outboards and the new DF100B is no different. Suzuki has focused on this important mid-range sector and successfully set out to create ...

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B&G Vulcan 12 and Vulcan 7

  B&G has announced the launch of the new Vulcan family of sailing chartplotters. The B&G Vulcan range brings dedicated sailing features and radar to club racers and cruisers in new 12 and 7” models. The updated and extended series offers a refreshed 7”, a 9” and an all‐new, large format 12”, all with Broadband Radar™ compatibility. With award‐winning sailing ...

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HOOK2 Fishfinder/Chartplotter Series

Lowrance got in touch to tell us about the newHOOK2 series of fishfinders/chartplotters. At the heart of the HOOK2 fishfinder/chartplotter series is Lowrance Autotuning sonar — a solution that actively corrects sonar settings for the clearest underwater view allowing anglers to spend more time fishing and less time making manual adjustments to their sonar settings. Most models also feature full ...

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Simrad GO12 XSE / GO7 XSR

The Simrad GO12 XSE and GO7 XSR are the newest additions to the GO standalone chartplotter series. Loaded with the latest boating technologies, the GO12 XSE offers a new, 12-inch display option for the GO Series, while the upgraded GO7 XSR features a restyled, glass-helm design, along with radar compatibility, not previously available on the GO7 XSE. The displays offer ...

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Icom UK CB2000

From Icom UK comes the CB2000 AIS transponder unit which transforms the ICOM IC-M506EURO and IC-M605EURO to VHF/DSC radios complete with Class B AIS transponders. This transponder radio solution will be ideal for all boaters who want the enhanced safety of an AIS transponder and the comfort and benefits it offers. The CB2000 is simple to install and program; once ...

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Ocean Safety’s new ISO approved safety ladder

Ocean Safety has developed its KIM ladder range to meet the new ISO 15085 approval. Designed for recovering a person who has fallen overboard, this ladder can be retro-fitted to yachts and is especially useful for shorthanded sailing, since it can be released by a person in the water from where it is fastened to a fitting point on the ...

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Zhik’s Black Friday sale extends to Christmas

Bargains to be had in Zhik’s Black Friday warehouse sale. Do not miss this fabulous chance to get your Christmas shopping in early for your loved ones. Pick up on a huge range of 2017 models, including Zhik’s super thin Superwarm® and Hybrid™ wetsuits, Hiking Pants and the amazing Superwarm® Winter Steamers. Plus, there is the highly flexible ‘Rio’ P2 ...

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