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.

Ronstan's video shoot on Port Phillip Bay shows how easy it is to handle downwind sails with top-down furling.

The team of developers at SailTimer has been working on the next generation of high-resolution wind zones, beyond anything currently possible with GRIB and marine weather forecasts.

Lifejackets made to Australian Standard 1512 have been using a standard that is eleven years out-of-date.

The 12-month diary doubles as a ship’s log and the book is practical for professional, commercial and leisure mariners or use in your home, office or that other office, your boat.

OLAS Core is a small, portable, wireless Man Overboard Alarm system for boats up to 50ft long and up to 15 crew.

The APEX jacket is an all-round coastal/offshore jacket with an adjustable hood, high offshore collar and tapered faceshield that tucks into a stowaway pocket.