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Ship Faced Tankard

Raise a glass… and a smile! Whether for a boating-themed party, a gift for those hard-to-buy for yachties or simply keeping track of which drink is whose on board, these fun nautical glass tankards with blue and gold designs are sure to raise a smile. There are four designs to choose from. £9.99 www.nauticalia.com

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HH Baselayers

Helly Hansen’s Lifa® baselayer collection offers versatile designs, which include UPF protection and moisture management technology. The range is available in polos, henleys and tank tops. Kristoffer Ulriksen, Category Managing Director for Baselayer, at Helly Hansen said: “Our years of experience working with some of the best sailors and sailing teams around the world has really pinned down the key ...

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Aqua Living

Aqua Living is a new one-stop-shop that’s curated everything you and your family need to enjoy life by the sea. AquaLiving.co.uk is the newly-launched online store that stocks everything from deck shoes and floatation gilets, to lifejackets, swimming goggles and inflatable paddleboards. Aqua Living founders Christina and Alistair Hall grew up on the South Coast of England and following the ...

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Barrus adds two more brands to its chandlery distribution division

Barrus has announced the further expansion of its brand portfolio in the marine chandlery distribution market with the introduction of the G-Nautics range of boat accessories and Stazo high-performance boat safety and security systems. As part of a distribution agreement in the UK and N. Ireland, G-Nautics and Stazo join Talamex and Besto, all brands owned by Dutch distributor Lankhorst ...

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Purrsha fleece

The nights are drawing in and it is time to set up for the autumn months. Zhik’s Purrsha fleece range is styled to double up as a neat fitting, versatile mid-layer as well as being ideal for casual and outdoor wear. The lightweight performance fleece has a soft, plush brushed feel inside and a fine performance knit to keep cool winds ...

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Weird Fish Tops

The Marsellus shirt is a versatile check shirt which can be worn as a smart button up, or layered over a T-shirt for a more laidback look. Or there is the Mara Grandad Top (pictured), which is new for this season. This long sleeve button neck with a textured stripe is ideal for the changeable weather at this time of the ...

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Digital Yacht unveils new smart NMEA interface for tablet and iPad navigation at Southampton Boatshow

Sailors like the idea of using an iPad, tablet or smart phone for on board navigation with their simple touch screen interface and vast range of charting and instrument apps. Digital Yacht’s new WLN10 Smart NMEA to wifi gateway takes integration afloat even further with the ability to connect to existing on board GPS, AIS and instrument systems and transfer the ...

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Pro Dynamic Jacket

We are told this LPX GORE-TEX® Pro Dynamic Waterproof Jacket from Musto offers exceptionally durable waterproof protection. The jacket has a stowable self-fabric hood, while the jacket’s stretch fabric and articulated design gives extensive unrestricted motion. It also features a drawcord adjuster on the hood and hem to ensure maximum comfort. £500 www.musto.com

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ELITE HIGH HOOK VEST

This unisex buoyancy aid from Neil Pryde Sailing allows sailors to move around easily with maximum freedom due to its low profile. In addition has loads of features including the high visibility colour, large stretch mesh pocket, mesh drainage panel and a wide adjustment range.  Reflective panels and piping finish off the look. A trapeze harness can be worn over the ...

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Dry Backpack

Typhoon International has added the new Typhoon Backpack Drybag to its collection of accessories for watersports enthusiasts. The backpack drybag has a 30 litre capacity and is 100 per cent waterproof. This bag features a comfortable rucksack system complete with both waist and sternum padded volume control straps. £29.95 www.typhoon-int.co.uk 

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