Kit News

Rohan’s Women’s Tunis Dress

Rohan’s Women’s Tunis Dress is a cool and comfortable everyday dress perfect for al fresco dining this summer. This classically styled dress features two hand pockets and set-in sleeves, while the Linen Plus technology in the fabric means it will not show unsightly creases. Great for going out and about, it will also hold its shape and never stretch fade ...

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Helinox Ground Chair

Ideal for when you are out and about this summer, the Helinox Ground Chair weighs less than a standard bag of sugar, yet offers ‘back-resting’ relaxation. At only 520g, there really is no reason to leave comfort at home. Web: www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/camping Price: £90

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Extinguish your thirst

Quench your thirst with this fun Glugg water bottle by Wild & Wolf. The fire extinguisher design makes it stand out, and it has a flip out plastic straw while the lid acts as a useful handle. The bottle holds 600ml and 50p from each sale will go to Water Aid helping to supply the world with safe, clean drinking ...

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LIFESAVER AT SEA

At sea access to emergency services can be hours away. This means that in the event of sudden cardiac arrest, your crew must be prepared to act within the critical ten-minute slot. Sudden cardiac arrest strikes without warning, regardless of age, killing 100,000 people in the UK every year. While CPR is an important life-saving step, this lifesaving technology can considerably ...

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Concord Mariner Gent watch

The stainless steel Concord Mariner Gent watch with its blue dial is symbolic of the sea. This watch offers precise function powered by an ETA Caliber 955.112 quartz movement and features a brushed and polished stainless steel link bracelet

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POWERCASES UK DISCOUNT

PowerCases UK is offering exclusive discounts to RYA members across the PowerCases product range. Personal members receive a 20 per cent discount across PowerCases’ range of portable power solutions for vehicle, smartphone, tablet or computer, with 25 per cent off for Gold members and a range of special offers and products available for Instructor members. Web: www.rya.org.uk/go/powercases

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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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