The new Solentmet weather app has been developed specifically for the latest versions of Android and iOS. It should work seamlessly on most popular phones. The app is entirely free…

Tristan Dargay decided to found the company and develop the Vircru remote monitor because he felt existing products were poorly engineered or too costly, or both. He is a telemetry…

The Olas N2K MOB tracker is a small black-box unit that detects when someone falls overboard and raises the alarm. Like the other Olas equipment, it relies on Bluetooth to…

Garmin GPSMap 79s

Launched in late 2021 to a great fanfare, the Garmin GPSMap 79s is positioned as a timely update to the popular GPSMap 78. The new unit boasts a staggering 25…

Desiccants work by absorbing water from the atmosphere – in this case inside your boat – and Birchsorb desiccant excels in this area. British-based Birch Chemicals has developed the product…

The Swedish company says that Awlgrip HDT gloss paint will offer better protection for your topsides and an unprecedented finish. HDT is a polyurethane paint applied as a single-stage topcoat…

Picture the scene: it’s a beautiful summer evening, the marina is bathed in golden light and there are crowds of people outside the bar sipping gin and tonics. You’ll soon…

Have you heard the phrase ‘through hell or high water’? I’ve been through both, simultaneously when crossing the Bay of Biscay in winter and with only modest sailing experience, writes…

Kynance Cove has good holding and was the setting for Nampara in the Poldark TV series. Credit: Alamy Stock Photo

When it comes to boat anchoring many different people have their own view on the best boat anchoring techniques to use. Mostly these will revolve around what equipment you use.…