Kit News

Camp-A-Box

The Wildo Camp-A-Box holds all the campware you will need in one tidy compact box. This helps to stay lightweight and with minimum clutter, both essential requirements for those who want to travel with as little bulk as possible. The Wildo Camp-A-Box includes a plate with lid, their classic Fold-A-Cup® Big, Fold-A-Cup®, Cutting board with strainer, Shaker and Spork. £15.95 ...

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Advice to beacon owners on ‘406 day’

On ‘406Day’ Ocean Signal issues important safety advice about the benefits and responsibilities of owning a 406 MHz beacon to help boaters prepare for the season. The annual awareness day was initiated by Ocean Signal’s sister company, US-based ACR Electronics, in 2013 to celebrate the over 40,000 lives saved* by using 406 MHz beacons and the Cospas-Sarsat Satellite system. It ...

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Gill luggage range

The Gill luggage range has been designed for sailors with their practical needs carefully considered. There are a number of bags but here we have highlighted the Backpack and Navigator Bag. The Gill Backpack is made from a hardwearing Nylon fabric. It has a 30 litre capacity and is packed full of compartments to help keep your gear organised. Alternatively ...

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Mafia Bags

Mafia Bags are a range of designer backpacks, duffel bags and tote bags, all handmade from upcycled kitesurf, windsurf and boat sails. Sails that would otherwise have gone into landfill are given a second life and because every item is made from upcycled sailcloth, no two bags are the same. www.mafiabags.com

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Exposure RAW Pro head Torch

Ocean Safety is now stocking the new Exposure RAW Pro head Torch. The waterproof, lightweight RAW Pro Head torch clicks through powerful red and white beams and has a number of modes including a high intensity strobe for emergency situations. It has a washable headband and the beam angle can be adjusted using a handy swivel clip. The light can ...

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Women’s Microrib Stowaway Jacket

Cosy, comfortable and surprisingly light in weight, the Microrib Stowaway Jacket is the ideal warm layering piece for chilly days. It is made from a Microrib fleece which takes advantage of ‘needle-out’ knitting techniques to create a rib pattern on the surface of the fabric. These ribs give the jacket an attractive textured appearance and make the whole jacket lighter. ...

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Made in Britain

Chatham has unveiled its British collection for men this season: Made in Britain. The range features four styles, each in a choice of colourways and all named after British Prime Ministers. All styles are presented in a unique Chatham shoe box, designed with the Union Jack and Made in Britain swing tag. A new sole has been developed for this ...

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Garmin Compact Reactor

GHP Compact Reactor™ Hydraulic Autopilot is the newest addition to Garmin’s GHP autopilot series. Ideal for single engine outboard boats under 30ft, the GHP Compact Reactor greatly minimises heading error, course deviation, rudder movement and power consumption while providing a comfortable ride for all onboard. With three different configurations available, it is a flexible solution that allows boaters to choose ...

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Drinking on the go

Ideal for boaters, Stojo is a unique design that allows you to drink your hot drink on the go and then collapse the cup down to a third of the size. Stojo has a watertight design and once you have finished your drink, it can be stowed away in your bag, pocket or rucksack. £14.99 (in four colourways) www.eskimoagency.com

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Pole position

Pole position® is a rope handling device that allows a mooring line or loop to be manipulated and accurately placed, at a distance from the user, over a bollard or cleat making this normally tricky manoeuvre simple and completed in one simple action by all levels of sailor. Primarily designed for use as a mooring device, Pole Position® can also ...

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