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BEACH TOWELS

Hitting the water this month? Water lifestyle store Aqua Living has a range of stylish, fast-drying 100 per cent cotton towels ideal for boat and outdoor activities, plus the home. Useful all year round, these soft, highly absorbent towels can be used as a comfortable, quick drying beach towel, sarong, picnic blanket or bathroom towel. £24.99 www.aqualiving.co.uk   

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V60-B VHF Radio with AIS

If you are in the market for a new VHF radio, B&G has released its V60-B mid-level VHF radio, the first B&G VHF radio with the capability to send and receive AIS position data. It has a large screen, intuitive interface and built-in AIS Class B Transceiver. The V60-B radio can also be paired with up to two H60 wireless ...

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RAW XS LIGHT

Engineered for the marine environment, the RAW XS micro-sized pocket torch is ideal for use as a personal crew light. There is plenty of light to see around the deck at night, or trim sails, whilst protecting night vision with the red beam. This torch is extremely small and light weight, measuring 70mm x 30mm and weighing 45 grams. £115 ...

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Kid Safe+

It is so important to ensure the safety of our children at sea. With that in mind, Helly Hansen has introduced the Kid Safe+ personal flotation device, which features an asymmetrical design that helps turn children face up into a safe floating position without any effort. The Kid Safe+ is constructed with soft foam for lasting comfort during use on or ...

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GALILEO ENABLED PLBS

Orolia tells us that its McMurdo FastFind 220 and Kannad SafeLink SoloPersonal Location Beacons now operate with the Galileo GNSS system, the EU’s global satellite constellation. These multi-constellation receivers work with a wider range of satellites, offering increased global coverage and supporting accelerated rescue missions. Location detection is enhanced and can be more precise due to the beacons receiving coordinates ...

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ROLL TOP DRY BAG

These roll top waterproof dry bags are ideal for protecting your valuables and equipment from water, sand and dirt. Each bag comes with a padded shoulder strap as standard which can be attached to the d-rings on the bag or stored inside. Alternatively, when the bag is closed you can use the top as a carry handle. The bags also come with ...

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ELEMENT S

Raymarine Element™ S is a series of navigation displays for cruisers and sailors available in 7-, 9- and 12-inch display models, all of which feature bright, high-contrast 1,500-nit (brightness) screens for, we are told, exceptional visibility. Element S’s LightHouse Sport operating system is designed for boaters who value simplicity and ease of operation. A trusted cruising companion, Element S features ...

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The Oldies Club

Over at Nauticalia there are some great t-shirts for the summer, and we especially like the Oldies Club range which celebrates the unique sense of humour, grumpiness and wisdom that comes after accumulating an abundance of life experience. Made from 100 per cent cotton, there are six styles to choose from. If you like these t-shirts, check out the Old ...

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Summer Style

These sunglasses from Flying Tiger will allow you to show off your fun side this summer. From sherbet shades to sleek black cat-eyes, the range for 2019 covers all bases. And the really good news is that you can look cool and stand out from the crowd for just £5. £5 uk.flyingtiger.com

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Rainbow Umbrella

We love this rainbow umbrella, which will brighten up any day. Stylish, sophisticated and boasting all the colours of the spectrum, you will be sure to stand out from the crowd. Do not forget you can also use it to shield yourself from the bright sunshine we are hoping for this summer! £12 National Theatre Bookshop shop.nationaltheatre.org.uk 

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