A guide to rash vests

What are Rash Vests? Also known as Rash Guards, Rash Vests are athletic tops that are made of polyester, neoprene, spandex or nylon. They protect the wearer from rashes, caused by friction or sunburn. They can either be worn on their own, or under a wetsuit or drysuit. A key component of water sport gear, Read more

Best Dinghy Boots for Sailing

What are Dinghy Boots? Dinghy Boots are special boots for all types of dinghy sailing, designed to protect your feet from the elements and allow you to move around the deck with ease and without slipping. They are usually made of neoprene which helps to keep your feet padded and insulated. Their flexibility allows sailors Read more

Everything you need to know about buying drysuits

What is a Drysuit? A drysuit is a loose fitting outfit that is waterproof. They are constructed from layers of insulating fabric, to protect the wearer from cold conditions. It protects the whole body except the head, hands and on some suits, the feet too. Musto MPX Gore-tex One Design drysuit Buy Now for £499.99 Musto Read more

Choosing the best cover for your boat this winter

It is a good idea to have a boat cover, regardless of where you are storing your boat. A good boat cover will protect your boat from rain, snow, sun, rodents, pollution, bird droppings, dust and debris. The sun, in particular, will naturally fade the appearance of the boat and the boat’s materials will naturally Read more

Winterising your boat : How to ensure your boat is ready for the winter

It may not be something that any of us enjoy but winterising is an essential element of boat maintenance. The time, effort and funds you spend for the winter period will definitely affect your vessel’s performance come spring. Ideally winterisation should begin before the boat is out the water and the temperature starts to drop. Read more

Gifts for Boat Lovers : Nautical gifts for boat owners & boat lovers

Have a nautical or fishing enthusiast in your life and not sure what to buy them? We have put together a helpful gift guide for the best boat related presents you could wish for. Nautical Stocking Fillers Nauticalia Porcelain Campfire-Style Mugs Nauticalia “First Mate” Mug Buy Now for £6.49 Nauticalia “Captain” Mug Buy Now for Read more

WIN This Marine Bundle Worth Over 350!

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED WIN this Marine Bundle Want a chance to WIN this Marine Bundle worth over £350?!  Products included in the bundle: Casio Digital Tide, Time & Moon Watch – Once set for the local area, this smart Casio watch provides visual indicators of tidal status and moonphase (giving an idea of Read more

The NEW Garmin Quatix 3

Whether you’re a sailor, marine sportsman or a keen fisherman you’re in for a treat! The leading brand in satellite navigation, Garmin, have just announced the latest addition to their watch family. The must-have marine watch for any sailing enthusiast, the Quatix 3, has arrived and includes even bigger and better features than previous editions. Read more

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

SealSkinz Mid Light Socks It’s a well known rule-of-thumb that fathers like nothing more as a gift on Father’s Day than a cosy pair of socks. Well, that’s what they always claim anyway. Keep up this tradition by presenting Dad with these SealSkinz socks that’ll really make an impact when he’s out on the boat. Windproof Read more

Bargain Sailing Jackets on Mailspeed Marine

When you are considering buying sailing clothing you will notice that one of the most expensive items you can purchase is an inshore jacket. This is not surprising when you consider the quality of an inshore jacket and the high level of comfort and protection that you are guaranteed to enjoy.Luckily for you, here at Read more