Kit News

Evolution of Land Rover BAR’s T2 jacket

Can Spinlock’s technologically advanced lifejacket give Sir Ben Ainslie’s team the winning edge at the 35th America’s Cup? British lifejacket designers Spinlock have created the world’s most technologically advanced lifejacket in a bid to give Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team, Land Rover BAR, the winning edge at the 35th America’s Cup, whilst also ensuring their safety as they fight ...

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HYDROSEAL CASES

Keep your gadgets safe with the latest Hydroseal Cases from Lifeventure. The 100 per cent waterproof cases are endorsed by Ordnance Survey and come in four sizes to fit a map, tablet, large phone or GPS device and a standard-sized mobile phone. Easy to hold on to with cold or wet hands, you will be able to use  your devices without ...

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RACEGEEK d10

Racegeek have created a new tactical racing tool. Designed for 20 to 35ft sports boats and yachts, the d10 combines the core functionality needed for inshore racing into one easy to use device. The race mode has three separate functions – prestart, performance and navigation – giving sailors the core numbers to get around the race course. The display automatically changes ...

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NAIS 500 AIS Transponder

Class-B Automatic Identification System (AIS) transponder – the Simrad / B&G / Lowrance NAIS 500 Essential for navigating busy shipping lanes and congested ports, the NAIS 500 — which includes a dedicated GPS-500 receiver — is compact in size, lightweight and fully waterproof. It offers low power draw and features multiple connections for networking with any Simrad NSS, NSO or GO series ...

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RAYMARINE’S MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAYS

Raymarine’s Axiom family of multifunction displays feature lifelike imagery behind Raymarine’s RealVision 3D for high quality underwater fish and structure identification. The all-glass touch screens are available in 7-, 9-, and 12-inch display sizes and come pre-installed with Raymarine’s new LightHouse 3 operating system. Combined with Axiom’s fast quad core processor, LightHouse 3 gives an intuitive and powerful navigation experience ...

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RS AERO HIKINGBENCH

The new RS Aero Hikingbench has a seat profile developed from original RS drawings so that it matches the Aero deck shape. The bench allows sailors to exercise and strengthen core muscles on a product that matches their boat, making it ideal for helping to improve sailing performance. Plus, if you practise good posture on land, it becomes a habit on the ...

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#LifejacketSafe initiative

Crewsaver is determined to bring about change in people’s attitudes towards lifejacket safety, not wearing a lifejacket in the most extreme cases can be fatal; equally wearing a lifejacket that has not been looked after correctly or is not fit for purpose can also be very damaging.  Often boaters are spotted out on the water either not wearing a lifejacket ...

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Elite Firewire

The Elite Firewire long john and top, for every age group, is constructed from technology unique to NeilPryde Sailing. It is made from a honeycomb of ‘Airdome’ chambers, which improves heat retention whilst minimising bulk and weight. The Elite pair is available in men’s, women’s and junior sizes and can be teamed with spray tops, buoyancy aids and harnesses from ...

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The Boat Bag

A unique sail tidy bag has been designed and created by Montose Rope & Sail, combining functionality with style. The Boat Bag was originally made for a sailing marshal who was unable to find a cockpit style bag that was durable, suitable for wet conditions and with ample storage. He supplied Montrose Rope & Sail with a drawing, which the ...

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Spinlock presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation

Spinlock have announced they are winners of the 2017 Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s most prestigious business awards that celebrate and encourage business excellence. Winners must have demonstrated outstanding results in their respective fields of innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity. Spinlock have been selected as winners for their Deckvest ...

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