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HP Foil Jacket

Made for speed and action on the water, this lighter technical shell jacket from Helly Hansen is constructed from a new three-ply Helly Tech® fabric with a softer inside. Cut for freedom of movement and with a mid-height collar, the foil is ideal for inshore racing and for those looking for a technical lightweight jacket. £325 www.hellyhansen.com

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Hull cleaning tool

The Scrubbis hull cleaning tool allows you to scrub the hull clear of fouling using a foam cleaning head on a telescopic handle. Scrubbis works by using its own 2kg positive buoyancy; the head pressing itself firmly against the hull to aid cleaning in hard to reach areas beneath the waterline. Now there are two new heads: a Waterline and ...

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COOL BREEZE

The Henri Lloyd Cool Breeze Jacket offers a combination of light insulation and wet weather protection for inshore sailing and everyday use. It is constructed from Henri Lloyd’s waterproof and breathable TP1 fabric and features a micro fleece lining to aid insulation and has a zip off hood. The jacket has been designed to provide a comfortable fit and to ...

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SPRINGBACK DRESS

Bringing practicality and glamour, the Springback Dress is a durable black dress designed to keep the wearer fresh and fashionable everywhere from the beach to dinner using Rohan’s Dynamic Moisture Control™. The crease-resistant technologies mean that wherever the occasion, this dress can be worn whether it has been neatly folded or pulled out of a rucksack. £59 www.rohan.co.uk

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Autopilot Controller

The Simrad AP48 Autopilot Controller is a dedicated control head for Simrad Continuum autopilot systems, featuring an optically bonded 4.1-inch full colour display. The AP48 provides a 170-degree viewing angle and full access to advanced Continuum steering features including Automated Turn Patterns, No Drift steering and Depth Contour Tracking. The AP48 offers users the same intuitive interface as the AP44, but ...

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AQUA GO

The Chatham Aqua Go range of footwear for women is designed for active, water-based activities. These high-performance shoes are lightweight with ultra-grip in wet conditions. Reef and Tide are the latest styles featuring durable leather upper and shock-absorbing, non-slip and non-marking sole, in a lace-up trainer. In the men’s Aqua Go range, the collection features Mist Aqua Go G2 (lace up) and Breaker Aqua Go G2 (Velcro). ...

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Multisport 4 Drysuit 

Typhoon International has produced a suit that is designed for maximum movement in waterborne action sports. The Multisport 4 is ideal for paddlers but has also become popular for other watersports including dinghy sailing and PWC. The drysuit uses a blend of the latest technology plus feedback from sportsmen and women to produce an ultra-high performance and robust suit. Fabric feet, ankle ...

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OFFSHORE KIT

SEATEK Gear has launched a collection of high performance offshore watches and polarised sunglasses. The SEATEK ARGO dive watch features Swiss components and has a 200m water depth resistance. The ocean glare-proof sunglasses DEEP-V and PABLO are made in Italy with advanced polarised lens systems by Carl Zeiss Vision. ARGO watch: £275 Sunglasses: £117 www.SeatekGear.com

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Pet Safe

Does your dog enjoy boating too? From Mayland Marine comes a range of dog lifejacket style buoyancy aids to protect your pet on the water. Tony Cummins, Managing Director of Mayland Marine, said: “We are seeing an increasing number of people wanting to take their dog out with them. Waves and currents can quickly tire a dog, especially if the ...

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Torqeedo boosts range with new Travel 1003 C

Torqeedo has announced the Travel 1003 C, a development of its Travel 1003 motor series. The Travel 1003 C is a new version of Torqeedo’s bestselling electric outboard, now with extended range and runtime, along with an integrated lithium battery. The Travel 1003 C has 73 per cent greater battery capacity compared to the standard Travel 1003, at an almost-identical ...

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