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2014-07-30 11:51:38

Guide to Marine Refrigeration

Marine refrigeration is used for keeping foodstuff products good and fresh. Boat fridges can be used for keeping the crew’s food fresh, as well as storing certain liquids that need to be kept cool.


2014-07-30 11:46:13

Dinghies: Five Great Accessories

There are lots of accessories available for dinghy boats that can improve your boating experience. Some accessories for dinghies for sale are purely functional whilst others are intended to improve the comfort and usability of the dinghy boats. Read on to find out more about the top five accessories for dinghy boats.


2014-07-30 12:52:31

A Guide to the VHF Radio

A guide on what to look out for when buying your VHF radio. Information about what this boat equipment is and how to find the best VHF radio for you.


2014-07-30 12:53:06

VHF Radio Operating Procedure

Learn about marine VHF operating procedure in this article. VHF radios can prove an essential purchase for anyone looking to make the most of a boating hobby.


2014-07-30 13:04:03

A Guide to Outboard Engines

Outboard engines have been used on small boats for decades and an outboard engine is a very good and cost effective way of powering a boat...


2014-08-07 10:38:00

Different Types of Life Jackets

Modern life jackets come in a variety of different forms, from a life vest meant for watersport and inland waterway use to sailing life jackets that are capable of keeping people afloat in serious offshore water. Read on to find out more about sailing life jackets.


2014-08-07 10:44:20

How do Life Jackets Work?

There are different types of life jackets that you can buy and they work in different ways. This article will talk about life jackets and buoyancy life vests and how they work and save lives.


2014-07-30 11:42:19

How Outboard Engines Work

Learn how outboard engines work in this guide. For tips on how to start outboard boat engines, read this article.


2014-08-07 10:34:20

Information on Buying Lifejackets

Lifejackets are there to help save lives it is extremely important that you wear one before it is too late.


2014-07-30 11:42:59

Choosing Outboard Engines

Outboard engines are hugely important when using a wide variety of different boats and dinghies. Outboard engines can be found in very small versions that produce between 2 and 5hp all the way up to hugely powerful outboards that can produce upwards of 300hp.


2014-07-30 11:43:29

Flares - Best Buys

Even if you are sailing in shore waters you should have distress flares on board. Never go sailing without emergency flares it just isn’t worth the risk.


2014-07-30 12:53:30

Choosing the Best Dinghy

How to find inflatable dinghies to suit you and your needs.


2014-08-07 10:23:04

Sailing Buoyancy Aids Advice

Buoyancy aids are designed to keep people afloat if they end up in the water unintentionally. Buoyancy aids should allow the people wearing them to have unrestricted movement as they are generally used for water sporting activities.


2014-07-30 12:53:55

Choosing the best Marine Hatches

Guide to finding the right marine hatch for your own needs.


2014-07-30 12:54:29

Choosing the Right Boat Anchor

Tips on how to choose the best boat anchor for your needs, including details on a selection of boat anchors available to buy from Mailspeed Marine.


2014-08-07 10:18:44

The Importance of Marine VHF

The range of marine VHF technology is vast and incorporates simple handheld marine vhf all the way up to complex marine vhf systems that cost thousands of pounds. To find out more about marine VHF, read on.


2014-07-30 12:39:32

Fishfinders: Five Main Benefits

One of the most highly coveted of all boating accessories for the dedicated yachtsman is a fishfinder. Learn more about the advantages of buying fishfinders in this article.


2014-07-30 12:39:57

Guide to Boat Heating

Boat heaters come in a number of different forms depending on individual needs. Keeping warm in your boat can be made much simpler with the use of a good cabin heater. For information on some of the best boat heaters on today’s market, see the following guide.


2014-07-30 12:40:21

Benefits of Boat Fenders

Learn about the benefits of boat fenders in this guide. Find boat fenders for sale in this article.


2014-07-30 12:40:44

About Outboard Engines

Outboard engines are the primary type of boat engines used on small boats such as dinghies. This guide offers some basic information about outboard engines and outboard parts.


2014-07-30 12:41:10

A Guide to Using Flares

Emergency flares are essential to anybody that intends to go out sailing, whether it is around the world or simply on an inshore lake, if something goes wrong, distress flares can make the difference between life and death. Sailing flares for sale vary depending on their intended use but the principal of emergency flares remains the same, that is, to enable a boat in distress to attract the attention of rescuers.


2014-07-30 12:41:39

Outboard Bracket Guide

Information about outboard brackets as apparatus to attach your outboard engines to your vessels.


2014-07-30 12:03:39

Anchor Marine Fenders Guide

Learn about boat fenders in this article. Anchor marine fenders could prove an essential purchase, as this guide explains.


2014-07-30 11:49:02

Choosing the Best Life Jacket

Even if you are a very strong swimmer you need to wear a life jacket just in case. This article will outline the standard types of lifejackets and which ones are best for which boating activities.


2014-07-30 11:49:41

Choosing the Best Boat Kitchen Equipment

Many boats have kitchens and they will need furnishing with onboard kitchen equipment. It needs to be fairly compact because a lot of boat kitchens are fairly small. This guide points out some of the best boat kitchen equipment on the market.


2014-07-30 11:51:07

Guide to Cabin Heaters

Sometimes it can get a little bit nippy when you’re out in your boat, so purchasing cabin heaters could make a big difference. For more information on boat heaters, read this guide.


2014-07-30 11:19:16

Fishing Equipment Guide

Fishing is a hobby that is a fundamental part of sea side living, and is a great way to spend an afternoon out on your boat. This guide will run you through the basic equipment for fishing.


2014-12-12 15:48:47

Our Man Dave at The RAI Centre Amsterdam for The Marine Equipment Trade Show 2014

METS 2014 was once again a fully supporting show including full representation from the UK Marine Trades and, of course, all the other countries from around the World showing off all of their new and existing products.