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Zhik ZKG watersports shoes

£92 Designed for water whilst looking great on shore the ZKG is a highly versatile shoe for all watersports. These sneaker-style shoes incorporate a quick-drying mesh inner and outer fabric containing an integrated neoprene upper with more and larger perforations for maximum air flow and water drainage. The stretchy neoprene is super-comfortable and gives the foot excellent protection, plus they are easy ...

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Neil Pryde Elite Firewire 1mm wetsuit

The Elite Firewire 1mm is an all round summer wetsuit longjohn and top. They are both manufactured from Ultrastretch 1mm neoprene using the Firewire thermal heat shield system to maintain core body temperature. At the same time the wicking Fastdry fleece liner keeps you dry and comfortable. www.neilprydesailing.com

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Gill Polar Jacket

£90 This polar jacket from Gill is a must-have for colder sailing conditions. The feminine fit jacket is highly wind-resistant but also breathable. It is ideal to be worn as a standalone jacket, or layered up if needed. www.gillmarine.com

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Typhoon Sirocco Smock

£69.95 Ideal for all watersports, the Sirocco Smock is built using a durable, waterproof and breathable 2.5 layer fabric construction. Its ergonomic sleeve design limits ride-up and improves freedom of movement. The smock is available in red only and is also available in a junior model as well as a hooded version with fleece lined collar and stowable hood – perfect for ...

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Zhik Cru Jacket

£115 Designed for milder sailing conditions and casual boating, the Z-Cru is versatile, warm and fully waterproof. Throughout, the jacket is lined with strategically placed mesh and fleece panels for warmth and breathability, and a mesh tailpiece for better air circulation. An internal and external chest pocket and fleece lined, zipped hand-warmers are discreetly placed to continue the sleek lines. www.zhik.com

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Nauticalia Unisex Submariner sweater

£99.99 Admiralty-issue to the Royal Navy in both world wars, these pure wool sweaters are every bit as suitable for today’s sailors. They combine the warmth, comfort and rugged durability of pure Merino wool, whilst the neck and shoulder seams are interlinked for strength. www.nauticalia.com

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Weird Fish Susa Wadded Gilet Dark Navy

£50 This stylish gilet will keep you warm and is perfect to finish off that classic layered look. It features two zipped hand pockets and two bungee loops and toggles at the hem for adjustment. It is available in dark navy or mulled wine. www.weirdfish.co.uk

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Ship Faced Tankard

Raise a glass… and a smile! Whether for a boating-themed party, a gift for those hard-to-buy for yachties or simply keeping track of which drink is whose on board, these fun nautical glass tankards with blue and gold designs are sure to raise a smile. There are four designs to choose from. £9.99 www.nauticalia.com

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HH Baselayers

Helly Hansen’s Lifa® baselayer collection offers versatile designs, which include UPF protection and moisture management technology. The range is available in polos, henleys and tank tops. Kristoffer Ulriksen, Category Managing Director for Baselayer, at Helly Hansen said: “Our years of experience working with some of the best sailors and sailing teams around the world has really pinned down the key ...

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Aqua Living

Aqua Living is a new one-stop-shop that’s curated everything you and your family need to enjoy life by the sea. AquaLiving.co.uk is the newly-launched online store that stocks everything from deck shoes and floatation gilets, to lifejackets, swimming goggles and inflatable paddleboards. Aqua Living founders Christina and Alistair Hall grew up on the South Coast of England and following the ...

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