Kit News

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, ...

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Put The Boot In


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 ...

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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 ...

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Nautical Light


Take the everyday aspect of sailing and turn it into a statement for your home with Not on the High Street. They have created a bespoke light fixture that is made to order so you can take a little bit of nautical life and create a focal point. RRP: £

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Penguin layers

penguin tshirt

Layers are a necessity; the only way to make the effortless transition from winter to spring is to ensure you have solid block colours that work as part of an outfit yet can stand out on their own. Simple pocket detail and branding on this Penguin tee does just that. RRP: £

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Gill Hat


We’re entering the coldest months, and if you weren’t lucky enough to get a hat to see you through it, then take a look at what Gill have in store. Fleece lined for extra warmth, this beanie combines practicality with winter style. RRP: £

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bomber jacket

The Elmley Reversible Bomber Jacket is a true hybrid jacket, aiming to bridge the gap between style and technical outerwear for men. With a technical sportswear outer the other side is an on trend wadded diamond quilting. It also has a detachable hood with a removable faux fur trim, taking inspiration from the classic parka jacket. The Elmley jacket is ...

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AIS Man OverBoard lifejackets

AIS Man OverBoard lifejackets

International Safety Products has partnered with Ocean Signal to produce a series of pioneering lifejackets fitted with the world’s smallest AIS Man OverBoard systems. The rescueME MOB1 device has been integrated into three models of lifejackets and activates automatically when a lifejacket is inflated, communicating with boats within a five-mile radius and also linking to a rescue satellite network.

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Garmin has launched its new GHP Reactor Autopilot Series – its most responsive autopilot on the water. This new kit provides unprecedented performance by integrating a new, solid-state 9‑axis attitude and heading reference system (AHRS) that yields less heading error and course deviation, reduced rudder movement and lower power consumption, thus providing a smoother ride and overall better experience. The ...

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Ranger to Rainbow


Ranger to Rainbow The J Class yachts is a detailed account of the development of the J Class yachts, primarily from 1996 when author, David Pitman, first became involved with the rebuild of Velsheda. He was Secretary of the class for more than twelve years and primarily responsible for the rebirth of the Class, from the launch of a new ...

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