Kit News

Dad’s Mug

What dad would not like this mug with an automatic stirrer on board? It looks great and is a cool gadget too – perfect for dad. A classic gift for Father’s Day this year, which we are sure will be enjoyed for many years to come. £5 uk.flyingtiger.com

Read More »

ZHIK DRYSUIT

Zhik has launched a new breathable drysuit for adult and junior sailors. Made from a three-layer, waterproof and breathable fabric it is designed with a racing cut for a full range of movement. The high-vis neck and wrist seals are said to be more comfortable and durable than the latex seals traditionally used on drysuits. A waterproof YKK AQUASEAL® front ...

Read More »

Bilgeway

River Canal Rescue has launched Bilgeaway, a product it describes as ‘the world’s first truly environmentally-friendly bilge discharge filter’. Bilgeaway uses a non-toxic solution to extract hydrocarbon contaminants (petrol, diesel, engine oil etc) from water and render them non-reactive, leaving environmentally-friendly contents in a cartridge which can be disposed of and the housing re-used. River Canal Rescue tell us the ...

Read More »

Skagen Offshore Jacket

In need of a new jacket? The Skagen Offshore Jacket, built for professionals but available to all, provides protection against wind and waves with Helly Tech® Performance waterproof, windproof and breathable construction. The jacket is built for long days on the water in inclement conditions with a high, protective, profiled collar and facemask, double cuffs, storage pockets and fleece-lined hand-warmer pockets. ...

Read More »

ICOM COMBO

The IC-M506GE is a new version of the IC-M506, a powerful VHF/DSC marine radio with AIS receiver and NMEA connectivity. It now comes as standard with integrated GPS and external GPS antenna so that it meets the latest ITU-R M493-14 regulations. IC-M506GE, like its predecessor, is full of features including integrated AIS receiver, NMEA2000 connectivity, ‘Last Call’ voice recording function, ...

Read More »

Itiwit 3 Man Inflatable Kayak

Kayaking is the perfect activity for families this summer and this kayak can fit up to two adults and one child. Enthusiasts can enjoy endless hours of fun thanks to the raised seats and ample leg room, meaning comfort is key. There is also no need to worry about assembly as the kayak can easily inflate in as little as 10 minutes, ...

Read More »

Wireless Headphones

Whether listening to music, the radio or perhaps a podcast whilst on board, you will be guaranteed to love these Kreafunk aHead Wireless Headphones. They only takes two-and-a-half hours to charge for up to 14 hours of playback time, and with a built-in microphone, these headphones are useful for both work and play. The matte-black exterior is complemented by soft ...

Read More »

Mini Speaker

Another great addition to the on board kit, the Lexon Mino Mini Speaker is a rechargeable speaker that is light and small enough to be carried to and from the boat with ease to ensure everyone can enjoy the on board entertainment for the day. The speaker weighs in at 54g and is available in a number of colours. £29.95 ...

Read More »

Men’s Coastal Pants

These Coastal Pants from Gill  come in graphite and are an addition to the OS3 range. Designed with coastal sailing in mind, they have a two-layer coated fabric with a durable water repellent finish and a quick drying lining. They also offer reinforced seat and knees to protect against wear and tear, while the external pad pockets are designed to ...

Read More »

Motion Wing Tip Boot

These stylish boots will keep you looking stylish all year long. Warm and dry, this modern take on a practical classic features a waterproof construction throughout and rugged anti-slip rubber where it counts — and they are surprisingly light and flexible to boot. Available in Navy, Grey and Orange. £200 swims.com

Read More »