Seago 3Dynamic 190N lifejacket Dry Testing Toby comments from, shore side testing of the Seago 3Dynamic, “the sprayhood was uncomfortable and small. The light is poorly positioned as it flops…

Spinlock Deckvest 6D lifejacket Dry Testing Shoreside the lifejacket when packed has quite a rigid feel and is notably substantial in the hand. (1.3kg) The sculpted shape of it makes…

Baltic Force 190N lifejacket The Baltic lifejacket has a great pedigree from a company that makes safety gear for people working in some of the most inhospitable environments, the attention…

On a hot day, cooking outside is much better idea than adding further heat below by using the galley cooker. Many a rail-mounted boat bbq exist from the simple square…

Crewsaver Crewfit+ Pro 180N Lifejacket Crewsaver make some of the most recognisable lifejackets on the market and the logo will be familiar to anyone who spent even a short amount…

Ocean safety sport 170 ADV The Ocean Safety Sport 170 ADV lifejacket is smart looking and well specified. The manufacturer has a well established reputation for marine safety gear and…

There are plenty of sailing apps to choose from, covering charting, cruising guides and charters. Credit: Cruising Association

With the high cost of marine electronics, phone apps offer a plethora of affordable navigation data at your fingertips, says Sam Fortescue