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Women’s Radiant Hooded Top

This is a stylish casual piece, perfect as a comfortable every day top with the technology of a high performance base layer for more active activities. Made with a unique blend of synthetic and natural fibres, the top is soft to the touch and provides temperature regulation – staying warm when it is cold and cool when it is hot. ...

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Dock-A-Reni

Boat owners can struggle placing a mooring line’s loop over a piling or cleat, especially from a moving deck. Too often, it slips off the pole and into the water, possibly leading to a dangerous situation. Shurhold’s Dock-A-Reni solves this problem. The dock line loop is placed over the hook and into the Dock-A-Reni. This holds the bight open and ...

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Portable Bluetooth speakers

These waterproof portable Bluetooth speakers, the JBL Clip 2 and JBL Charge 3, have an ultra-compact, versatile design that attaches anywhere using the carabineer. Additionally, two JBL Clip 2s can be linked together to amplify the sound. The speakers are available in five colours and give up to 15 hours of playtime. The JBL Charge 3 allows users to plug ...

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quatix® 3 Marine GPS Smartwatch

This marine GPS smartwatch is equipped with important cruising, fishing and sailing capabilities. More than just a watch, the quatix 3 is a wearable instrument that streams NMEA® 2000 data from compatible onboard Garmin marine electronics. It is preloaded with marine-specific feature sets and offers support for additional multisport activities including golfing, swimming, hiking and running. Complete with smart notifications, ...

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Women’s Microlight Vest

The Women’s Microlight Vest is a lightweight, micro baffled, down filled vest. It is a great option for anyone wanting extra midlayer warmth at minimum weight and packsize. It is ideal under a waterproof or windproof outer layer, but the Pertex Microlight outer shell on its own will prevent excessive heat loss and is windproof, water-repellent and durable. Rab: £110 ...

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Crewsaver ErgoFit 190N Pro

The ErgoFit 190N Pro is the newest addition to the Crewsaver Fusion 3D ErgoFit range and has all the high specification safety features of the ErgoFit 190N Offshore, whilst minimising external features for a sleek and professional finish. www.crewsaver.com

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Life DanBuoy

On show at the London show was the Life DanBuoy, a compact, self-contained device, designed to make rescue and recovery a simpler and safer operation. The Life DanBuoy has automatic inflation upon being dropped into the water. It has a webbing strap with a snap hook to enable the person to put their arms around the marker to help support ...

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iFloat

Discreetly fitting around the waist the iFloat is a new product providing security for a variety of activities from those who are paddle boarding, fishing or just playing about on or near water. The iFloat is contained in a compact pocket fitted to an adjustable waist belt. To deploy just pull the iFloat out of the holder, place over the ...

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GARMIN’S NEW LAUNCHES

There was a buzz at the Garmin stand at the London Boat Show with a number of new products being launched from CHIRP sonar products for fishermen to advanced marine instruments. Products on their stand included the echoMAP CHIRP Series of chartplotter/sonar combination units (£299 to £969), the Striker Series of fishfinders (£139.99 – £599.99) and the GPS 73 marine ...

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CHIRP from Raymarine

Raymarine Quantum CHIRP radar is the first recreational marine radar dome featuring CHIRP pulse compression technology. Quantum CHIRP radar is said to deliver superior radar imaging on both long and short ranges. In tight quarters Quantum’s CHIRP technology allows identification of targets as close as 18 feet and offshore Quantum delivers long range imagery and accurate target returns. Quantum’s on-board ...

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