Kit News

STUFFA ONE

The Stuffa One has 12 pockets, each of them able to carry various personal items and even clothing when travelling while still looking good. The pockets also offer the perfect way of keeping valuables safe and hidden from sight. The Stuffa One is lightweight, water resistant, insulated with synthetic down, has a fleece lined collar for comfort, an elasticated hem ...

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DOUBLE THE CLEANING POWER

Owners will not need to switch brushes when cleaning a variety of surfaces or messes with the Soft/Medium Combo Brush. The Combo Deck Brush features long soft fibers for cleaning and medium short fibers for scrubbing. As users push down harder, the stiffer fibers take over to clean the stained area. As with all of Shurhold’s brushes, the Combo Deck ...

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LIMITED EDITION PRINCESS

Princess Yachts is launching a limited edition capsule collection of merchandise to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Renowned Spanish illustrator Jaume Vilardell was commissioned to produce two images encapsulating the 1960s holiday-chic vibe to use in the designs. They feature a glamorous couple lounging by the pool with their Project 31 yacht moored in the distance – the first model produced by ...

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LAYERING UP

Zhik’s new hydrophobic fleece top is a slim fitting base layer made from a plush spandex micro-fleece. With built-in water repellency, it is smart enough to wear ashore and can be worn on its own in milder conditions. The fleece has a wicking action moving moisture away from the skin and is quick drying too. As the wind and weather ...

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ADJUSTABLE COCKPIT ENCLOSURE

Habitent is a new concept for a cockpit enclosure. We are used to the traditional cockpit tent, custom made in acrylic canvas to suit an individual boat. Such enclosures provide an extra cabin, shelter when moored in bad weather and are usually robust enough to be left in place while the boat is unused, even during winter weather. Habitent addresses ...

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BAGS OF FUN

Lauren and Karen Mead, known in Cowes for her exhibitions and print classes held at Quay Arts, run a handbag and accessories business called Louella Odié. Keen sailors, there is a nautical theme present in many of their prints. Here are a couple of their latest bags that we have spotted: Regatta Leather Clutch Bag – hand printed in their Cowes studio, ...

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PERFECTLY CLEAR BOAT CARE

Some boat cleaners can damage flexible and rigid plastic surfaces due to alcohols or ammonias causing plastics to dry out and scratch, blush and yellow. However VuPlex is non-toxic with no solvents that harm plastics; simply spray on and wipe off with a soft cloth to completely clean, polish and protect the plastic. Surfaces are left clear and polished, static ...

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Flover 55TGS electric outboard

The Flover 55TGS electric outboard has been designed for harsh saltwater environments. Its shaft is ceramic-coated aluminum. The motor’s metal parts are either stainless steel or have a corrosion-resistant finish. The 28cm propeller has a sacrificial zinc anode. Its low weight and powerful 25kg of thrust make the Flover 55TGS ideal for use on a dinghy or tender, or as ...

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Suzuki’s outboard deal

What’s better than one outboard? Two. That’s why Suzuki GB are offering customers a free portable outboard motor (DF2.5 – DF6) when they purchase one of Suzuki’s large horsepower models (DF40A – DF300AP) before 31 August this year. The offer is flexible, so customers are encouraged to speak with their nearest Suzuki dealer or boat builder now about tailoring a ...

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Kitted out for Cowes Week

To celebrate their partnership with this iconic event the official Gill clothing range is now available to buy online at gillmarine.com. It will also be available to buy during the event from the Gill store in Cowes Yacht Haven. The merchandise includes a selection of pieces from the Gill collection including men’s and women’s polo shirts and a cap.

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