Kit News

GPSMAP® 1222/1222xsv

Garmin has announced the addition of a new 12-inch networking chartplotter and combination model to its popular GPSMAP product line – the GPSMAP 1222 Touch and 1222xsv Touch chartplotters. Both with a 12-inch touchscreen display, these new plotters are available with and without built-in sonar. “These new GPSMAPs are designed for the budget-conscious customer who desires premium features typically found only ...

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Zhik Aroshell Jacket and Smock

Zhik’s 2018 range for cruising includes the upgraded Aroshell® Jacket and a new all purpose Smock providing sailors with a range of lightweight, versatile, shell garments for inshore and coastal yachting. The Jacket and Smock both have adjustable inner neck and cuff seals using Zhik’s soft durable Reziseal™ fabric, which gives a watertight seal and prevents spray or rain getting ...

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Grab Bags

Whether you are prepping your boat for spring or planning your next adventure, having the right safety equipment is essential. Orolia’s new range of grab bags, being added to the McMurdo and Kannad product portfolio, have been designed to help boaters and adventurers store their vital safety equipment safely and securely. The range is available in three variations: a 3L ...

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Shadow 3D Race Smock

Henri Lloyd’s race collection is engineered around adaptive technology providing flexible solutions depending on end use. The Shadow 3D Race Smock offers a completely new design to the traditional smock and its design properties are a direct result of Henri Lloyd’s partnership with Land Rover BAR. The smock also benefits from stretch panels and the shoulder and elbow, whilst the ...

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Montii drinks bottle

Do away with single use plastic bottles with the Montii insulated drinks bottle. It is designed to keep drinks cold with its double wall insulation; Montii has an extra wide mouth so that you can add ice cubes to keep your drinks extra cold and, once filled, it will keep the contents cool for up to 24 hours. Scratch and ...

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Charlize Striped Waterproof Jacket

The Charlize jacket has been designed to keep you dry and comfortable while looking relaxed and stylish. It is packed full of technical features, including a water resistant PU coating and fully taped seams. The technical hooded jacket has a soft cotton jersey lining and the cool nylon lining to the sleeves help prevent overheating. £80 www.weirdfish.co.uk

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Gill gilet

For maximum versatility when out on the water, a gilet is the ideal choice. It is great for layering and gives you maximum movement. Add to that, cosy down insulation which works equally well whether wet or dry, and you have the Hydrophobe Down Gilet. Both the outer shell and the down itself are water-repellent, so you do not need ...

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IC-M85E VHF Marine Radio

Designed with a particular emphasis on commercial use, the IC-M85E is a business waterproof marine handheld that meets both marine and simple Private Business Radio applications (an appropriate licence will be required). Compact and with a robust modern construction, the IC-M85E contains critical commercial features including built-in voice scrambler ensuring private conversations and emergency features including Man down and lone ...

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HOOK2 FISHFINDER/CHARTPLOTTER SERIES

Lowrance® has released the new HOOK2 series of fishfinders/chartplotters. At the heart of the series is Lowrance Autotuning sonar, which actively corrects sonar settings for the clearest underwater view. This means anglers can spend more time fishing and less time making manual adjustments. Most models also feature full navigational capability with a pre-loaded charting selection. There will be three categories ...

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Softshell Jacket

The LPX Dynamic Softshell Jacket features a durable GORE-TEX® WINDSTOPPER® for protection against the elements when out at sea. The jacket also features a light knit jersey backer to improve comfort and breathability. Displaced seams under the arms ensure comfort while active, with silicon print grip tape keeping the jacket in place when moving on deck. The jacket also has ...

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