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Gill Hat

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We’re entering the coldest months, and if you weren’t lucky enough to get a hat to see you through it, then take a look at what Gill have in store. Fleece lined for extra warmth, this beanie combines practicality with winter style. RRP: £15www.gillmarine.com

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HYBRID BOMBER JACKET

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The Elmley Reversible Bomber Jacket is a true hybrid jacket, aiming to bridge the gap between style and technical outerwear for men. With a technical sportswear outer the other side is an on trend wadded diamond quilting. It also has a detachable hood with a removable faux fur trim, taking inspiration from the classic parka jacket. The Elmley jacket is ...

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AIS Man OverBoard lifejackets

AIS Man OverBoard lifejackets

International Safety Products has partnered with Ocean Signal to produce a series of pioneering lifejackets fitted with the world’s smallest AIS Man OverBoard systems. The rescueME MOB1 device has been integrated into three models of lifejackets and activates automatically when a lifejacket is inflated, communicating with boats within a five-mile radius and also linking to a rescue satellite network. www.ispl.co.uk

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GARMIN AUTOPILOT

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Garmin has launched its new GHP Reactor Autopilot Series – its most responsive autopilot on the water. This new kit provides unprecedented performance by integrating a new, solid-state 9‑axis attitude and heading reference system (AHRS) that yields less heading error and course deviation, reduced rudder movement and lower power consumption, thus providing a smoother ride and overall better experience. The ...

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Ranger to Rainbow

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Ranger to Rainbow The J Class yachts is a detailed account of the development of the J Class yachts, primarily from 1996 when author, David Pitman, first became involved with the rebuild of Velsheda. He was Secretary of the class for more than twelve years and primarily responsible for the rebirth of the Class, from the launch of a new ...

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Salty Dog Talk

SaltyDogTalk

Boating people who talk about turning a blind eye, cock-ups or try to give someone a wide berth have an idea where the language started. Others may not realise just how much of our daily chatter is in fact the language of the sea. They can find out where it all began in the latest version of a guide to ...

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