Gear

There is a simpler way to show people where you are with this free app.

All the garments are lined with a fast drying, soft, inner fleece for additional warmth and comfort.

The tool, developed in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Sport, allows athletes to track their activity anywhere in the world, and coaches can monitor remotely.

The race couldn't take place, which means the shirts and caps could become collector's items in years to come.

There are more uses to a laser flare than just attracting rescuers according to SOS Marine.

The PSA van has been on site at Laser events in Victoria since Boxing Day, dispensing spares and effecting repairs whenever needed.

Ronstan has just released a new range of soft attachment blocks which have the highest ratio of dynamic load to sheave diameter of any block in their keelboat block range.

Propspeed, a manufacturer of underwater coatings, has announced it will be represented by two well-known distributors in Australia – Sam Allen Wholesale and All Marine Spares.

Learn how to use your wind instrument to give a more accurate picture of where the breeze is actually coming from.

Zhik says it allows you maximum freedom of movement, "Practical for dinghies, sports boats and watersports it’s a versatile addition to your kit bag."

Gill says Zenlite has been specially designed to keep you cooler in warmer conditions while still having the technical capabilities required for water activities.

Designed for any weather conditions, the OS2 Offshore Jacket and Trousers are the perfect solution for the famously rugged conditions the Rolex Sydney-Hobart can present.

Profurl has increased the spool diameter of most sizes, improving the speed of furling and making it a lot more comfortable during maneuvers – a real advantage for small crews.

Alex is currently wearing Zhik’s Aroshell coastal range in the lead up to the Vendée Globe race - a light and comfortable coastal smock and salopette combination.

A significant advance in recent times from a sailor’s perspective is the development of furling systems for downwind sails. Check out why top-down furling is the answer and watch a video showing how it works.

Peter Gately is collecting unwanted sails to take to Tonga, where they will be used by fishermen as emergency propulsion when their ageing outboards break down.