Kit News

Suzuki outboard offer ends soon

Suzuki are offering buyers a free portable outboard (DF2.5 – DF6) worth up to £1,125 with the purchase one of their large horsepower models (DF40A – DF300AP*). This offer runs until the end of October. http://www.suzuki-marine.co.uk *Offer excludes new DF200A

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CHARGE ANYTIME, ANYWHERE

Charge your Apple devices anywhere, anytime with this 2m Ultimate Charge/ Sync Cable from Lifedge. With super-tough, double-molded plugs and robust connectors, coated with an anticorrosion treatment, the cable is durable and its heavy-duty outer coating is fray-proof. It is approved by Apple for use with iPhone, iPad and iPod and comes with a Tangle-Free Cable Carrier. www.lifedge.co.uk

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Miki Watch Cap

The Miki Watch Cap from Saint James has a lovely nautical look as well as keeping you warm. Although they are one size for all they have an adjustable strap to ensure a snug fit and come in red, navy and black. £20 www.arthurbeale.co.uk

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CLIPPER LIFEJACKET

Ocean Safety has developed a custom lifejacket that is being worn by each and every crew member on the 12 yacht fleet currently taking part Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race. The lifejacket is an evolution of the Ocean Safety Kru Professional model. www.oceansafety.com

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Welly good idea

Easy to store and great to wear, the Women’s Pack It Wellies can be packed away into their own bag making them a great option for boaters. As well as the more traditional olive colour they are available in the more glamorous purple too. £50 www.cotswoldoutdoor.com Alternatively there is the Women’s Bogs Plimsoll Herringbone Tall, which has a modern take ...

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Women’s crew gear

Zhik’s Aroshell® Jacket is a lightweight, breathable performance shell that offers effective protection from inclement weather. The Aroshell jacket is available in Ash and Black in women’s sizes XS-XL. £229 Zhik’s Deck Pants are a new approach to a practical deck wear, which look smart and offer great water repellent protection too. Also available as Deck Shorts, Zhik Deck Pants ...

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Keep rope and cords clean

Simple to use, Shurhold Industries’ Flexible Rope & Cord Brush is the perfect way to clean 13 mm to 26 mm diameter rope. This  hand tool is ideal for dock lines and other tubular items, such as rigging, hoses, power cables and railings. The flexible Rope & Cord brush is easy to clean, only requiring a quick rinse and air ...

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SnapCam

The SnapCam and SnapCam Lite will put a smile on the face of any tech lover. At just 1.5 inches square and 
weighing only 33g, the iON SnapCam is as light as an AA battery. Available in titanium, silver and 
white, this camera can be attached to clothes or bags using the 
built-in clip and magnet. It allows users to ...

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Foutala space-saving towel

Space is always an issue on a boat and so the Foutala space-saving towel is a must for boaters. Foutala multi-use towels are extremely lightweight, ultra-absorbent and dry very quickly. They even get softer and more absorbent with use apparently. They absorb just as much moisture as a regular towel too. Available in 28 colours there will be one to ...

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Wi-Fi antenna for reliable wi-fi internet access afloat

Digital Yacht’s new, budget priced WL70 wi-fi antenna brings reliable, long range wi-fi connectivity to an on board laptop PC or MAC. More and more boaters want access to the internet afloat. Marinas and ports as well as a large number of cafes, hotels, restaurants and service providers offer wi-fi connectivity but you may just miss that vital connection if ...

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