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Tech Editor - Marine

TeamO Micro Ultra Light Auto Lifejacket The TeamO Micro lifejacket is immediately noticeable amongst others by just how very thin it is. Rolled tightly into a skinny casing is a…

Seago Seaguard 165N auto lifejacket This modest looking Seago Seaguard lifejacket seems quietly unassuming and certainly doesn’t shout look at me when compared to a whole load of other lifejackets…

Helly Hansen SailSafe The Helly Hansen brand is well known and commands a premium price tag to go with it. In our test we looked at the SailSafe Inshore model.…

spinlock deckvest lite

Spinlock Deckvest lite The Spinlock Deckvest Lite is a smartly styled lifejacket, weighing a smidge under 900grams. It’s a lightweight model and is donned as a closed loop, over the…

Waveline 165N Auto lifejacket At 800grams the Waveline 165N auto lifejacket is the lightest on test. Keeping it simple helps to keep it light. There’s a trend towards fancier and…

Baltic Athena life jacket tested

Baltic Athena 165N Lifejacket Baltic Athena women’s specific lifejacket, note the low position of the trigger mechanism and the CO2 bottle. Baltic Athena Lifejacket Price from £139 Buy Baltic Athena…

The best mast climbing gear for solo sailors or double handed sailors can be found in some well known high street stores and not necessarily in a chandlery. This buyers…

mets trade marine electronics

The latest round-up of marine electronics from the METS trade connect show, with DAME award winners and nominated new gear. Cristec YPower DC to DC charger This YPOWER DC-DC fan-less…

electric boat propulsion new gear for 2022

New for 2022 from METS trade show – Electric boat propulsion drives and electric outboards Bluenav BlueSpin retractable turbine electric boat propulsion BlueSpin Retractable is a hybridisation solution for motorboats…

dinghy sailing clothing new gear for 2022 mets trade

Latest dinghy sailing clothing and paddle board or open water swimming shore clothes Typhoon Renvyle Hooded smock From keelboat racing, to cruising on sailing yachts, motorboats and RIBs, the new…