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There are a number of solutions on the market to help control a gybe and minimise the effects of a crash gybe, but how practical, effective and relevant are they…

£250.00

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There are a number of solutions on the market to help control a gybe and minimise the effects of a crash gybe, but how practical, effective and relevant are they…

£215.00

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This SafeSip cap allows you to use virtually any drinking vessel without fear of spillage. The UK-made reusable silicone cap stretches over cups, glasses and cans to keep liquids in…

£4.00

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Lashing blocks offer weight-saving, good articulation, no metal-on-metal wear and high strength, so it’s no surprise they are becoming popular. This KBO block is elegant-looking with rounded edges to avoid…

£172.00

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This piece of kit has an impressive array of functions packed into a small handheld device. It is a tracker, it can send and receive text messages via the Iridium…

£270.00

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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…

£200.00

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The Spinlock Deckvest LITE is one of the best lifejackets I have used, principally because it feels the least cumbersome. I am not going to argue that it’s the best…

£139.24

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Karver KJH Handle

Who’s it for? Any sailor who wants added purchase when hand-pulling a rope of 8mm or less. Tested by Matthew Sheahan

£125.00

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B&G is the only company that currently produces a range of instruments specifically designed for sailing. It became clear during two days trialling its new equipment aboard three yachts in…

£10,000.00

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The Velocitek Shift is an interesting new product that can help make the decision about when best to tack. It uses changes in compass heading to let you know if…

£560.00

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PROtect Tapes specialises in making products to combat chafing, friction, abrasion, scratches, damage, ageing and wear on board boats by working with specialists in polymers, technical films and adhesives, as…

£17.50

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This is an exciting new weather program that collates online weather information. Developed by experienced offshore sailors and navigators, Squid weather software has been designed as a tool to download…

£455.00

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You can stand on the shore and guess, you can log onto the many live weather data sites or you can plug in a set of whirling cups to your…

£37.00

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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…

£380.00

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When faced with a splicing job where a fid won’t work I, like most innovative sailors, will reach for a cable tie, or bent wire and electrical tape to find…

£35.99

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Iridium GO satellite wifi - reviewed

The Iridium GO satellite wifi device is an appealing alternative to a satellite phone is a compact device that functions in much the same way as a MiFi hub for…

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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…

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  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 –…

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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…

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