Navigation of the site is by category structure from anchors to safety gear, under the following headings;
To compete at the highest levels in Offshore sailing you need to make sure your equipment is the best and that goes for safety gear also.
The Team led By Ian Walker skipper of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing wanted the best in Lifejackets and looked to Crewsaver. . . Read More
Here is a new option for covering your cockpit against the elements. Boat Tent is unusual in that there are no poles needed to support the tent. Inflatable tubes are used to support the structure.
The tent looks like it has minimal windage problem. . . Read More
This is not a new idea, the water bike idea has been around for years.
The X1 is the latest example of the concept. The large diameter inflatable tubes are coupled to a modern looking bike. The drive train is a Proprietary two-stage 8:1 gear reduction. . . Read More
Catamarans and Multihulls are especially prone to violent gusts of wind. Where in a mono hull you may be subjected to a broach, multihulls can capsize. As a safety feature Ocean data Systems have developed many devices to help control sails. For shorthanded. . . Read More
The Sail Gen water generator is a water powered propeller that uses the energy to produce electrical energy.
Pounding through waves on a powerboat can take a toll on your body and teeth. The constant jarring is energy draining and takes away from the pleasure of boating.
To help make it more comfortable, there is the new X-Craft X-System, Shock mitigating. . . Read More
If a boat sits in the water for long enough barnacles will grow. One of the reasons for equipment to over heat is the build up of marine growth in the sea water thru hulls. The deposits reduce the flow of cooling water to the equipment; which reduces. . . Read More
Is this feasible? "mast inspection with a micro drone". The video below shows footage using a micro drone to inspect a cell tower. Using the drone and a camera you can inspect the details of the tower without the need to climb. This saves both time and. . . Read More
Tiwal 3.2 Sailing Dinghy. This inflatable sailing dinghy from Tiwal Designs ($5,950 for the 56 sq ft sail) was named innovation of the year by Sailing World.
The Tiwal uses high strength PVC material inflated via a high-pressure pump ilke many of. . . Read More
One of the problems with the traditional trapeze hook is that you can get hooked by accident. The hook has in a few sad accidents got caught under a capsized boat drowning the victim.
To find a solution to this safety issue. . . Read More
WeBBoat is a single unit this saves you adding an antenna and then cabling to a router etc for onboard wifi. WeBBoat includes a 4G antenna + Wi-Fi antenna + router + access point all in one antenna which measures just 12 by 10 inches. An integrated SIM. . . Read More
Versadock has increased the versatility of its drysail range. Now a boat like a J70 can use the Drysail. Versadock is a plastic molded system of blocks. These blocks are modular and you can build a floating dock, pier or platform, by joining them together. . . Read More
Traditional Boat Supplies is a company who specializes in equipment for traditional vessels.
They have shipwright tools like caulking Irons, Big Ship Irons, Caulking Mallets , Roving Tools, Raking Irons , Adzes, Cast Iron Products. Traditional hardware. . . Read More
Globalstar, the company behind the Spot satellite phone, introduces Sat-Fi. The Sat-Fi system uses your existing smartphone, tablet or laptop to send and receive voice and data communications beyond cellular range.
Globalstar's footprint is not that. . . Read More
This Large rub rail is an interesting design combining 3 sections. The two base sections are screwed into place and the 3rd section is pressed into place.
The bumper comes in 4 sizes; 160 * 75mm, 150 * 70mm , 125 * 60mm, and 100 *50mm. In English. . . Read More
Captain Johns Boat Brite is for removing staining from fiberglass hulls caused by algae and brackish water. It works by spraying the Algae & Waterline Stain Remover onto the fiberglass surface, then just after a few seconds, simply wipe stain away then. . . Read More