Choosing the Best Fixed VHF System

What is a VHF system? VHF stands for Very High Frequency, for radio waves from 30 MHz to 300 MHz. VHF radios provide two-way communication and have a maximum range of up to 60 nautical miles. Owning a VHF radio is vital for marine safety. They are much more reliable than mobile phones and are Read more

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is on 18th June 2017, so here’s our Father’s Day best gift ideas for the nautical-loving Dad in your life. Whatever your budget, our Sailing Gifts For Him will show that you really know him. For their first Father’s Day, for granddads, for the father figure in your life and more – we’ve Read more

Maintaining your marine toilet effectively

For any boat owners out there experiencing challenges with their marine toilet systems, we are here to help! We have teamed up with the worlds leading supplier of manual and electric toilets for marine use, Jabsco, to produce a simple guide explaining the common problems boat owners are facing when installing and attempting to maintain an Read more

Marine Cooking Equipment – Our Top Picks

  BBQ season is upon us, so we thought we would pick out some top equipment and accessories to help you to show off your marine cooking skills! In our Clearance Cooking Outlet, you will find huge discounts on quality cooking brands, such as Magma, Blakes, CF Parker and more. Upgrade your galley kitchen and Read more

What are Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs)?

  A Personal Locator Beacon is a personal safety device that will alert search and rescue services and allow them to locate you, in the event of a land or sea emergency. PLBs are equipped with GPS receivers, allowing them to calculate and send an accurate location, via a coded message on the 406MHz distress Read more

The PELA 6000 Oil Pump

The PELA 6000 Oil Extractor Pump is one of our best sellers here at Mailspeed Marine so we decided to take a closer look at what makes it so popular: Simple, Sturdy Design Changing engine oil isn’t anyone’s idea of fun. The PELA 6000 makes a potentially stressful job quick and easy. It’s perfect for those Read more

Want to WIN a £500 Marine Bundle?

This competition is now closed. To keep up to date with future competitions and promotions, please subscribe to our newsletter.   We are giving away a whole bundle of amazing marine goodies worth £500. This includes a Musto BR2 Offshore Jacket, a Henri Lloyd Exceed Jacket and a Charter Lifejacket. All you have to do Read more

The best deck shoes for 2017

It’s that time of year again! Time to ditch those winter shoes and look for something more suited for the hot weather. But what are the best deck shoes in 2017? A good deck shoe should be comfortable, practical and built using quality materials. They should also look good! In this helpful guide, we will bring Read more

Choosing the right life jacket

Choosing the right lifejacket is fundamental when it comes to keeping you alive and increasing your survival time in the unfortunate event of an accident. The Maritime & Coastguard Agency point out that accidents can happen at any time in any weather, but well-fitted and maintained life jackets can double your chance of survival. Lifejackets Read more

5 secrets to restoring your boat

Restoring a boat can be tough work, let alone expensive. Whether you’ve recently bought an old vessel that needs a bit of TLC, or your own boat is starting to look like it was found on the bottom of the ocean, we’ve shared 5 boat restoration secrets below that will save you both time and Read more