Kit News

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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Oceanair’s new Experience Centre

Oceanair has opened its Experience Centre showcasing the breadth of the Oceanair product range . Features include a range of hatches, portlights and window treatments including the new Companionway and luxury curtains. The Experience Centre  offers customers a quiet, private area to browse and learn about the blinds and products Oceanair offers. Consultations can be held in the Experience Centre, ...

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Weatherproof Gear Bags

Boaters are always on the look out for good quality kit bags for all their gear and here is a new range that might well fit the bill. These new tough Weatherproof Bags from Ronstan have been created with the sailor in mind. They have weather resistant pockets and compartments and are made from a highly durable PVC coated waterproof ...

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HIGH-TECH DRYING TOWEL

Developed specifically for the marine and automotive industries is this new high-tech drying towel from Paragon Microfibre. Made in a sandwich method, front and back outer layers are Diamond Weave Microfibre with a highly absorbent premium microfibre inner layer. We are told it is very soft and more absorbent that other drying towels and is built to withstand high levels ...

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