Graham Snook

Technical Editor

Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 48 Wauquiez have been producing yachts for 50 years now and the Pilot Saloon is the latest model to hit the water. Forward of the mast her…

Hanse 315 Seen for the first time at this year’s Düsseldorf Boat Show is Hanse’s new baby, the 315. She’s designed to appeal to almost everyone by the looks of…

This life-saving device is thrown to the immersed person, who flips the sling over their head. The rescuer activates it with a sharp rope tug, enabling the MOB to adopt…

The comfortable ergonomic design of this jacket allows for a snug fit. The height of the neck/back can be adjusted so you can decide on the most comfortable position for…

Cruisers like a gadget with more than one function so this will appeal. It’s a stainless steel ring with lead ballast. Slide the chain through the aperture and it can…

Try as they might, sometimes lines are positioned where they can wear coamings. These carbon, Kevlar and now transparent polyurethane hard-wearing pads sticks onto your coaming or any other vulnerable…

OK so not exactly new but still flying under the radar in marine circles. If your last sail of the season involved peering through a stained, slightly translucent sprayhood window,…

The Sonar Server is a wireless gateway for transferring your yacht’s NMEA data (both 0183 and 2000) to a smartphone or tablet. This data, speed depth wind speed and angle…

Smartphones and tablets are great until they come into contact with the water, so wouldn’t it be great if they could be kept safely below and you could still have…

At just 5.6cm high, this low profile bilge pump has been designed for use in tight spaces. The discharge pipe can be swivelled 180 degrees from one side to the…