Kit News

Marine audio speakers

New from JL Audio UK is the latest addition to the high-end ‘M-Series’ marine audio speaker range. The M880 8.8” Cockpit Coaxial Speakers are the largest diameter drivers in the range and have been designed to significantly increase output potential and clarity, with 36 per cent more cone area and +6dB greater low frequency output than the existing 7.7- inch ...

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LIGHTHOUSE UPGRADED

Raymarine has upgraded the Lighthouse II operating system for its multifunction displays. LightHouse II Release 14 offers multiple tools to help sailors determine the quickest, most efficient ways to navigate while racing or cruising. The free update is available for aSeries, cSeries, eSeries, gS Series, and the new eS Series line of high performance MFDs. LightHouse II Release 14 is ...

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Lost and found

When Pete Nicholson lost his IC-M35 Marine VHF handportable overboard at work on the Bristol Channel he thought it was lost for good. Peter takes up the story. “In May 2014, I lost my Icom IC-M35 handheld radio while at work. We were practicing fast turns on a swift water rescue boat just off Combwich on the River Parrett in ...

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New Kiama sailing jackets

Zhik’s new Kiama™ jacket has been designed for inshore and general purpose sailing in mild to moderate conditions giving flexible all-round wear. With a long ‘race cut’ for full body protection the jacket is made from a lightweight two-layer waterproof, breathable nylon shell with an additional durable water repellent outer coating. A superfine, brushed mesh lining provides more warmth and ...

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KIAMA JACKET

Zhik’s new Kiama™ jacket has been designed for inshore and general purpose sailing in mild to moderate conditions giving flexible all-round wear. With a long ‘race cut’ for full body protection the jacket is made from a lightweight two-layer waterproof, breathable nylon shell with an additional durable water repellent outer coating. A superfine, brushed mesh lining provides more warmth and ...

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More than meets the eye

Etón’s splash proof Scorpion will make any gadget lover extremely happy and will become an essential part of their kit bag. This handy piece of gear will charge a phone, give an LED torch, open a bottle of beer and even has a radio. Its built in re-chargeable battery can be powered by the hand crank, solar panel or DC ...

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Brizo Hull Mate

Everyone likes a clean hull – fouling looks unsightly, makes the boat less efficient through the water and can even host unwanted hitch hikers, otherwise known as invasive non-native species. These are a major threat to our native species as well as causing damage to infrastructure, equipment and other sectors such as aquaculture. Invasive species often arrive in UK waters ...

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Made in America

The latest collection of clothing from Mountain White is the Made in America range of tailored unisex cotton T-shirts and sweatshirts. Quality and ethics are key to Mountain White. Founder Robert Stanwyck said: “Clothing with a clean conscious is our goal.” As well as the new range Mountain White designs outdoor clothing and accessories including Harris Tweed outer jackets and ...

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MADE IN AMERICA

The latest collection of clothing from Mountain White is the Made in America range of tailored unisex cotton T-shirts and sweatshirts. Quality and ethics are key to Mountain White. Founder Robert Stanwyck said: “Clothing with a clean conscious is our goal.” As well as the new range Mountain White designs outdoor clothing and accessories including Harris Tweed outer jackets and ...

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GPS WATCH

The quatix is Garmin’s signature marine GPS watch and has all sorts of features that sailors will love. For racers it even has tactical sailing features never before combined into a single watch including race countdown timer, virtual starting line and tack assist. Other functions include built-in remote capabilities allowing sailors to remotely control a Garmin autopilot from their wrist ...

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