Kit News

MADE IN AMERICA

The latest collection of clothing from Mountain White is the Made in America range of tailored unisex cotton T-shirts and sweatshirts. Quality and ethics are key to Mountain White. Founder Robert Stanwyck said: “Clothing with a clean conscious is our goal.” As well as the new range Mountain White designs outdoor clothing and accessories including Harris Tweed outer jackets and ...

Read More »

GPS WATCH

The quatix is Garmin’s signature marine GPS watch and has all sorts of features that sailors will love. For racers it even has tactical sailing features never before combined into a single watch including race countdown timer, virtual starting line and tack assist. Other functions include built-in remote capabilities allowing sailors to remotely control a Garmin autopilot from their wrist ...

Read More »

Oceanair’s new Experience Centre

Oceanair has opened its Experience Centre showcasing the breadth of the Oceanair product range . Features include a range of hatches, portlights and window treatments including the new Companionway and luxury curtains. The Experience Centre  offers customers a quiet, private area to browse and learn about the blinds and products Oceanair offers. Consultations can be held in the Experience Centre, ...

Read More »

Weatherproof Gear Bags

Boaters are always on the look out for good quality kit bags for all their gear and here is a new range that might well fit the bill. These new tough Weatherproof Bags from Ronstan have been created with the sailor in mind. They have weather resistant pockets and compartments and are made from a highly durable PVC coated waterproof ...

Read More »

HIGH-TECH DRYING TOWEL

Developed specifically for the marine and automotive industries is this new high-tech drying towel from Paragon Microfibre. Made in a sandwich method, front and back outer layers are Diamond Weave Microfibre with a highly absorbent premium microfibre inner layer. We are told it is very soft and more absorbent that other drying towels and is built to withstand high levels ...

Read More »

FUSION 3D

If you are in the market for a new lifejacket Crewsaver has confirmed the Crewsaver Fusion 3D lifejacket stockist programme. All stockists will have the entire range of Fusion 3D lifejackets so every boater, from recreational to extreme ocean racing, can be kitted out. The Fusion 3D technology of these lifejackets moulds to the shape of your body and sits ...

Read More »

Raymarine on display

Raymarine’s eS Series line of HybridTouch™ multifunction displays are now available. The eS Series gives boaters the choice of simple touch screen interaction or full control using the sculpted keypad and multifunction rotary controller. It is also possible to access eS Series displays from smartphones or tablets anywhere on board using eS Series’ integrated Wi-Fi and Raymarine mobile apps. The Series features a ...

Read More »

Advanced Rigging

The 4-speed TRIMMER and GRINDER winches from PONTOS are now available from Advanced Rigging. Both are designed to improve sail handling and reduce winching effort. The Automatic TRIMMER has two additional gears to reduce winching effort and these automatically adjust from the line load. The GRINDER is an automatic 4-speed winch designed to sheet in ‘hands free’ on all sheets, ...

Read More »

Put The Boot In

boot

So it is chucking it down and you need some footwear that will withstand the biggest test this year, the great British weather. Penguin have created this honey coloured brushed leather boot, with burnished heel and toe cap, with hot stamped branding on the heel, that commands style. The supple leather upper and chunky sole mean it can take on ...

Read More »

ONE POT DOES THE LOT

Vistal

Why buy many products when just one will do? Vistal is a new cleaner that claims to be both quick and effective, leaving boat surfaces clean and protected. It can be used on a whole range of surfaces and is especially good for fibreglass, but can also be used on stainless steel, glass, plastic, fenders and inflatables. Vistal, which comes ...

Read More »