Matthew Sheahan

If ‘off-road’ or ‘off-piste’ were categories in sailing, the Boréal 52 would be among the top contenders. From the brushed aluminium topsides to the no-nonsense, multi-layered protection offered by the…

Why would you need a marine torch that costs £200, particularly if it needs recharging rather than using batteries? Although I had been impressed with Exposure Marine’s innovative and extremely…

Apart from telling the time, one of the most useful functions on the ground-breaking Garmin Quatix watch is the tidal data, which allows you to find HW and LW times…

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  Despite being one of the major players in vector cartography, using the well-established CMaps, the Plan2Nav iPad app is old-fashioned, clunky and slow. We found it short on functions and…

  Edit: Feb 2017 – This test is superseded by Garmin BlueChart test by Pip Hare. The Garmin iPad app has big clear buttons and is easy to use –…

Edit: Feb 2017 – This test is superseded by iNavX review by Pip Hare. The ability of the iNavx iPad app to read both raster scanned and vector charts makes…

Edit: Feb 2017 – This test is superseded by iSailor review by Pip Hare. iSailor iPad app has clear, easily viewed charts with optional boxes to display lat and long,…