The new owners say they have ‘real people’ available at the end of a telephone line to assist with any queries about the products and how to use them properly.

This soft, high stretch and durable fabric is made from PET yarns constructed entirely from recycled and reclaimed PET plastics (often used for food and drink containers).

Inmarsat has introduced a range of Fleet One leisure plans, providing recreational sailors with the reassurance of a consistent, simultaneous voice and data connection that enables them to stay in touch with family and friends, use email and social media, and access applications to assist with navigation.

With a full range of marine diesel engines to suit both sail and power, and a diesel generator range that is delivered assembled and ready for installation, Nanni has the power to suit you.

The buoys are incredibly strong, and can absorb impact, as well as being much softer than plastic.

VHF Data Exchange System, or VDES, will incorporate AIS plus several valuable new functions.

An alarm on your mobile device sounds when the user-worn tags break the "virtual tether" and GPS co-ordinates of the incident are recorded on the phone or tablet.

Nicknamed “The Pope” by his peers, Lowell began his sailmaking career at the age of 14 when his father purchased a Star with cotton sails.

The higher initial investment is more than offset by the many advantages the Lithium Ion battery delivers in comparison to the lead-acid battery.

For nasty waterline scum, the Waterline Brush has soft cleaning fins on one side and a replaceable scouring pad on the other. Both snap onto the telescoping handle and fit the angled tube.

Entries range from anchorages and public moorings to marine rescue contact info. There’s information on bridge heights and marina prices and where to land your dinghy. There are even entries on dog friendly beaches, local wildlife and walking tracks.

North Sails developed 3Di NORDAC strictly with small to medium-sized cruising boats in mind.

The corrosion resistance of this pump has been taken to a new level and the increased efficiency has allowed the manufacturer to revise downward the amp draw on these units.

Made in both women’s and men’s fit, Zhik’s deck shorts are designed for unrestricted movement and use a soft, four-way stretch fabric.

Coupled with his work as a sail designer, Lechte has led the logistics on several Olympic, Volvo Ocean Race and America’s Cup campaigns.