DokiCam 360 Action Camera

A whole lot of fun in a tennis-ball-sized package, the DokiCam is a really handy portable action cam and hardy enough to withstand the knocks and spray involved in days out at sea. The three-button operation makes it easy for anyone to use and its IP54 rating makes it dust…

Esthec Solar Glow Luminous Decking

This fully recyclable composite decking is environmentally friendly, easier to clean and doesn’t get slippery when wet. Oh, and it glows. By day the caulking looks normal but absorbs solar energy which converts to light at nighttime, resulting in the caulking emitting a gentle glow come nightfall. This isn’t just…

Elliot Brown Bloxworth Watch

Made by British manufacturer, Elliot Brown, each unit is pressure tested to 200 metres so avid snorkelers will be safe as houses!  In all seriousness, though, this is a company that takes its waterproofing to the next level – one test involved a Bloxworth being left at the bottom of…

Garmin inReach Explorer+

A tracker, a simple communication device and an emergency SOS locator in one – the Garmin inReach Explorer+ lets you stay in touch wherever you are. If you don’t have the cash to splash on an expensive satellite phone, this halfway house ensures that when you do venture offshore –…

Exposure Marine RAW Pro Head Torch

The RAW Pro head torch is waterproof to 2m, shockproof to 5m and is built to withstand the harshest environments. Don’t just take our word for it either – the RAW Pro was put through its paces by top racing sailors including Ian Walker and Alex Thompson during its development…

FRĒ for iPhone

FRĒ Case for iPhone 7/8

The Fre is waterproof, dustproof, smashproof and pretty much bulletproof and unlike other 360 cases on the market it doesn’t add too much bulk or weight to your smartphone’s overall ergonomics. Its submersible to 6.6 feet for one hour so is perfect for snapping away underwater, too. All the iPhone…

Gocycle G3

The magnesium alloy frame is ultra lightweight, the battery is neatly integrated into the frame and the slick quick-release wheels clip on to the single-sided fork with a simple twist-and-lock design. Designed to replicate a traditional full-size bike, riders can adjust the height and angle of the handlebars and the…

Dubarry Crosshaven Boots

Whether you’re crossing the ice-laden waters of Svalbard, doing some hard labour on the foredeck or putting the boat in the water in Poole Harbour, boots that remain impregnable to the sea are crucial. The Dubarry Crosshaven is as rugged and tough as a sailing boot gets. Typically you need…

GoPro HERO6 Black

The new GoPro Hero6 swoops into a market peppered with cheaper action cams and into an industry where many smartphones are not only waterproof but can take pretty decent footage, so it’s clear the new Hero6 needs to bring something special to the table. And it doesn’t disappoint. The video…

F-RIB Stowable RIB

Historically, small, inflatable, stowable rubber tenders have promised the world but fallen short of the mark, their limitations becoming clear when you set out in anything but flat calm conditions. If you have a significant distance to cover or a few bodies to transport, the job often proves too much…

FLIR Ocean Scout TK

FLIR Ocean Scout TK

It creates images of heat to pick out obstacles, boats, buoys and people in the water, boasts a 640×480 colour display and is small enough to keep in your pocket. In an emergency, a thermal imaging camera can greatly speed up a rescue but for most recreational boaters, thermal imagers…

Gladius Submersible Drone

The MBY Cool 50 is all about those gadgets that make you sit back and say ‘I need that in my life’, and the Gladius certainly fits the bill. It can dive to 50m and captures Ultra HD (4K) video and 8 megapixel photos – awesome for scuba divers, underwater…

DJI Mavic Pro

DJI Mavic Pro Drone

This drone not only folds down for easy transportation – incidentally, that foldability does a great job of protecting the propellers – but it’s light, produces high quality footage and is user friendly. On test, 4K video is steady and good quality and the drone is designed to take just…

Zhik Avlare

Zhik Avlare Top

Water, in fact, beads right off the high-stretch woven water-repellent fabric. The Avlare tops are light, breathable, super stretchy and comfortable and as the fabric fibres don’t absorb water the highly breathable top minimises wind chill and is also a quarter of the weight of Spandex. Little wonder then that…

Clamplight Waterproof

Blackfire Clamplight Waterproof Torch

The built-in clamp and swivel head means it can be attached to grab rails, engine hoses, pipes or it can also be used like a regular torch or stand on its own. The reflector head tilts 90* and rotates 180*, making it easy to aim and the unit is waterproof…

Kudos Secret Electric Bike

Kudos Secret Electric Bike

Riding high on the MBY Cool 50, this is a great all-rounder which propels riders to a 15.5mph top speed. It folds down quickly, stands on its own without toppling over and its 19kg weight shouldn’t over-burden your lazarette. Riders will feel confident under pedal and electric power thanks to…

Scanstrut Rokk Mini

Scanstrut Rokk Mini

This super-solid camera mount ensures your waterproof camera isn’t going anywhere near the drink and will help capture aweesome action shots. What really impressed us was the quality of build apparent throughout the range – Scanstrut has produced mounts for everything from tablets and smartphones to action cameras and fishfinders…

Subea Easybreath Surface Snorkelling Mask

Subea Easybreath Surface Snorkelling Mask

Rather than fiddling with a mask and separate snorkel, and the hair-pulling straps that come with it, this all-in-one snorkel mask is really comfortable and effortless to pull on and adjust. You don’t even have the hassle of a mouthpiece as users breath in and out as normal. A must…

Honda BF6

Honda BF6 Outboard Engine

Re-engineered and vastly improving on its BF5 predecessor, this nippy outboard boasts a 1.5-litre fuel tank (the biggest in its class) resulting in a very respectable range without the need for a remote tank. The engine itself is still based on a 127cc block but with countless refinements to reduce…

Gill Hydrophobe Down Jacket

This is a cracking mid-weight option that’s not bulky and restrictive and keeps you well protected from the odd soaking and warm and toasty while crewing. Though they look great, down jackets have traditionally lost insulation when they get wet. To avoid this Gill has treated its duck down insulation…