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Henri Lloyd Ultimate Racing Kit List
When considering your technical sailing clothing requirements, many people think only of the outer layer because it is the most visible, but the mid and next to skin layers are of equal importance. The Henri Lloyd product range has been…
New App Shows the Racing Rules
American firm DP Associates has announced the launch of You-Tack! Pro, The Racing Sailor’s Illustrated Guide. Easily understood, it has extraordinary 3D animated quizzes and brilliant illustrations. You-Tack! Pro is available at the iTunes Store for $19.95. (You-Tack! Lite, a…
Henri Lloyd Launch New Deck Boot
Henri Lloyd’s heritage in the marine footwear industry has produced the some of the most innovative and highest quality marine footwear available to date. Correct footwear selection can make a huge difference to a sailor’s comfort and performance; this is…
New Fairline Ireland Dealer Appointed
Luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Fairline Boats has recently appointed BJ Marine to represent the brand in Ireland. The company will trade as Fairline Ireland and undertake sales and service operations of the previous authorised Fairline dealer for the region. With…
May Madness sailing gear discounts
Carrickmines outdoor superstore 53 Degrees North is offering sailors 23% off all sailing gear for the entire month of May, including Musto, Helly Hansen, Dubarry and a host of other sailing brands. The sale is to mark the start of…
Afloat.ie: Last Minute Stocking Filler?
  Last minute stocking filler? Pick up Afloat's Irish Sailing Annual for the sailor in your life. We've got 2009 wrapped inlcuding: Jeremy Irons and his Willing Lass, a mini Valkyrie and the X-41 Factor are just a few of…
Afloat.ie: Barton Lend a Hand to 'Boating on a Budget Campaign'
Barton Marine, one of the world's leading manufacturers of marine deck hardware, has lent their support to the RNLI lifeboat station in Burnham-on-Crouch which is trying to raise money for their boathouse appeal. The volunteer crew at the lifeboat station…
Afloat.ie: Henri Lloyd Wins DAME Award
The new Henri Lloyd Blue Eco Jacket has won its Category and the ‘Most ECO-Friendly Product Certificate’ at the 2009 DAME Awards. This follows the success from the 2008 DAME Awards when Henri Lloyd won their category for the TP2…
Afloat.ie: Latest Awlgrip Application Guide Launched
Awlgrip have launched the latest edition of their Application Guide at METS this year. The 'Awlgrip Application Guide' is the ultimate reference tool for any applicator, builder, distributor, or customer who wants to know about the Awlgrip coatings range, covering…
Afloat.ie: New Nauticomp LED Backlight Models
Nauticomp, manufacturers of marine display screen equipment, have introduced LED backlight models to its Signature II series and Glass Bridge Displays® series at METS 2009. The introduction of the new LED backlight models will provide users with enhanced picture quality,…
Afloat.ie: New Swivel Block from Barton
Barton Marine, a leading manufacturer of sail control hardware, are launching a new innovative range of Size '0' Swivel Blocks at the METS 2009 Marine Trade Show in Amsterdam. The new compact range of Barton Swivel Blocks has been specifically…
Full Henri Lloyd Range at METS
Henri Lloyd has launched a revolutionary innovation aimed at advancing more eco-friendly marine technical apparel, taking the marine industry’s first steps to link product development and eco-friendly problem-solving, and will be exhibiting their full 2010 Marine Technical Range at METS…
New Ronstan Swivel Head Orbit Blocks
Ronstan has expanded their award winning line of Orbit Blocks™ by introducing several new Swivel Head blocks. These blocks are exactly the same as the original Orbit Blocks™, except the soft Dyneema® Link Head system has been replaced with a…
Unique Boating Book for Children
Created by boater Nicholas Agro, the Little Harbor Publishing book 'My First Picture Book of Boating Words' might make a suitable gift for your little sailors. A unique boating book for young children, each page contains vibrant color photos of…
Swobbitt Launch Collapsible Bucket
This really is a useful gadget – sorry – piece of indespensible deck gear! Swobbit® Europe, a leading manufacturer of marine cleaning equipment, is launching a new, innovative collapsible bucket at this year's Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show (8th–17th…
New Raymarine Gear Debuting at London Boat Show
The new year will see the launch of a new range of products from Raymarine, when they're showcased at the 2010 Tullet Prebon London International Boat Show (Stand N028J) in January 2010. There's three tasty new things: an E-series Widescreen,…

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