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Christmas Gift! Leatherman Skeletool

£63 arthurbeale.co.uk This is l a full-size Leatherman multi-tool featuring a stainless steel combo straight/serrated blade [ideal for cutting through rope], good pliers, a bit driver and the karabiner/bottle opener. The removable pocket clip means it easily clips onto a belt or pack, — no sheath required.

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Exclusive offer for RYA members from member reward partners Gill

For a limited time only, RYA Members can take advantage of an exclusive offer from member reward partner Gill and save £30 off the price of a Gill Regatta Master Watch. From 16 November to 16 December, members can purchase the Gill Regatta Master Watch for just £99 (RRP £129). Featuring sailing specific functions exclusively developed for Gill, the Regatta ...

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MOB Retrieval for Lifejackets

If you’re lucky enough to have never retrieved a man over aboard, have you wondered how you physically reach or lift a likely unconscious deadweight back onboard? All lifejackets are fitted with a lifting strop, which in comparison with the size of body in rough seas, is like finding a needle in a haystack. The Lifesaver is 3 metres of ...

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Christmas Gift! Sunsail vouchers

Individual crew place package from £245 per person www.sunsail.co.uk/events/cowes-week www.sunsail.co.uk/destinations/uk/port-solent/sailing-school Here is a great idea for the sailor who has everything. Give them vouchers for a course or individual places at Cowes Week. For a course simply choose one from the sailing school link above and then contact Louise on 02392 222221. To give someone a place at Cowes Week ...

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Port and Lemon

A wonderful range of nautical inspired gifts from Port and Lemon were on display at the Southampton Boat Show. The simple blue and white designs are a quirky mix of nostalgia and nautical wit. The range includes mugs, place mats, tea towels, cards and framed pictures as well as hand printed textile products. New to this year’s collection are the Galley ...

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Icom’s new comms

Visitors to the Southampton Show had the opportunity to view Icom UK’s latest range of marine communication products. New products included the IC-M93D EURO VHF/DSC buoyant handheld radio (pictured), the successor to the IC-M91D. Also on show were Icom’s new IC-GM600 VHF and IC-GM800 HF transceivers. In addition Icom UK introduced its ‘regatta pack’, which is ideal for providing marine communications for ...

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Technical fleeces

Gill have launched a Thermogrid range of mid layers. The zip neck, gilet, jacket and leggings are all made from the same four-way stretch Thermogrid fabric which enhances compressibility, airflow and dry time. Matt Clark, Product Development Director, said: “Knowing the importance of an effective layering system we wanted to design an indispensable thermal range that work in synch with ...

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