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OLAS Float-On

From Exposure Lights comes OLAS Float-On, a pocket-sized floating torch which, when immersed in water, will automatically set off its MOB strobe as well as trigger the OLAS App alarm and directional finder screens on an on board mobile device. As a personal torch, the OLAS Float-On is a very effective, bright 120 lumen, pocket-sized, work light and can also ...

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Crewsaver into 2018

Crewsaver’s 2018 watersports range has a fresh new look and features advanced fabrics. It is packed full of adventure-aiding essentials, including performance clothing, accessories and luggage. Boaters can choose from a wide range of styles and fabrics including a choice of 5mm or 3mm neoprene construction, zip entry vs slip-on and boot vs shoe. All are designed from highly flexible ...

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Odeo Distress Flare

Ocean Safety has added what it claims is the most compact personalised and powerful distress flare ever produced to its range of safety equipment. The ODEO Distress Flare is the next generation of Electronic Visual Distress Signal Device (eVDSD).  At only 150g it is perfect for personal use and a great choice for sailing, hiking and even diving with its 50m ...

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GOBAG 2

Following the successful launch of the original GoBag in 2015 on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, the team are back with the new GoBag 2 launching on Kickstarter. The GoBag 2’s design is a fusion of travel bag design and dry-bag technology. The carry-on size bag has a modular system powered by Velcro that allows the bag to be customised for each trip’s ...

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INTEGRA™ buoyancy trapeze harness

Pay a visit to Blood Red Clothing on stand C18 at the RYA Dinghy Show (3- 4 March, Alexandra Palace, London) and check out the new INTEGRA™ buoyancy trapeze harness. On display for the first time in the UK, the Blood Red INTEGRA™ is a unique combination of buoyancy aid and trapezing harness combined into one. “We didn’t like racing ...

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New Suzuki DF325A Launched at Düsseldorf Boat Show

Suzuki held a press conference at the Düsseldorf Boat Show to introduce the NEW DF325A – an outboard that balances awesome power and thrust, with outstanding fuel-efficiency and trusted reliability all within a lightweight and stylish design. Built with everyday use of larger boats in mind, this new outboard has been engineered to run on 91 RON fuel and in ...

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Zhik Overgloves

The new Zhik Overglove draws inspiration from mountain sports to offer the perfect combination of warmth and dexterity for offshore sailing on colder climates. The three finger ‘lobster’ split design allows more traction, yet the added benefit of having a second appendage closeby. The extremely durable and 4x more waterproof Isotak® fabric is the outermost layer of protection with softer ...

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Marlow Excel Dinghy range

Marlow Ropes has a new line in the Excel Dinghy range. Tested by both the British and US Sailing teams, the Excel R8 range from Marlow Ropes has a Dyneema® SK78 core with an eight plait cover blended from Technora® and polyester. The Excel R8 is available in 4mm and 5mm – ideal as a halyard working well in cleats. ...

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Henri Lloyd Sport Collection

New for Spring 2018, Henri Lloyd are launching a multi-activity section of sports apparel, for men and women. The Henri Lloyd Sport collection incorporates the leading edge of high performance fabric and technologies, including Polygiene Permanent Odour Control technology and the latest in durable water repellent coatings. Henri Lloyd Sport Barricade Waterproof Shell: £109 Henri Lloyd Sport Pinnacle Short Sleeve Polo: £43 ...

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Icom Triple launch

Icom UK launched three new marine radio products at the London Boat Show. Show visitors had the first glimpse in the UK of the IC-M330GE VHF/DSC Marine Transceiver (with GPS Receiver), one of the smallest fixed VHF/DSC radios in the world. The front face of the radio is so compact that it matches the size of a modern Smartphone. Also on ...

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