Yachting Monthly tests the latest and most vital bits of boating gear

Raymarine AIS

From a selection of the latest kit in Yachting Monthly’s New Gear pages

bow thruster

From a selection of the latest kit in Yachting Monthly’s New Gear pages

A block for a yacht

From a selection of the latest kit in Yachting Monthly’s New Gear pages

Thermal imaging camera - FLIR One

Thermal-imaging cameras were once the preserve of the military. Now you can get one that clips to your phone

Liferaft repair

All liferafts are sold with puncture repair kits, but are they any use at sea, when it’s a matter of life or death? Ben Meakins finds out