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Cold Drinks Anyone?

Sometimes, it is not easy to enjoy refreshment aboard a sailing yacht. It takes some time to cool the drinks, or the fridge is far away from you. Italian fridge manufacturer Vitifrigo released their DW 35 fridge shaped like a drawer, which is pretty useful and easy to install in the cockpit or the flybridge of your yacht. Find out more about this drawer shaped fridge.

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Electronic Tactician

B&G produced something new for true sailors and competitors. Their latest chartplotter Vulcan 7 combines all essential data for sailors and provides smart functions such as Intelligent Sail Steering and Smart Manoeuvre along with the GoFree option. It could absolutely help you on the racecourse.

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For Those Addicted to Sailing

Tiwal 3.2 is a small sailing dinghy that comes in a kit, which means that you can put it together and start sailing after only 20 minutes. This inflatable sailing dinghy is meant for one adult person but I believe it could be safe enough for one adult and two smaller kids, since its transport capacity is up to 190 kg. Tiwal 3.2 is excellent for sailing enthusiasts and all who can’t live without sailing.

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Sunglasses for Hi-tech Sailors

Garmin’s new sunglasses, Garmin Nautix In-View Display, display crucial marine data, such as boat speed, heading, water depth and temperature, wind direction and engine RPM, in your sight line. This brand new toy is designed for fishermen, as well as for sailors.

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On Board Laundry

Drumi is a new practical laundry-washing machine that can be used on board a sailing yacht. First of all, it is small, so it does not take up much space. It is very simple to use – the clothes are washed by pressing a pedal. It does not require any electricity and uses very little water, and its parts are made of recycled materials, so it is quite ecological.

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MOB Light Saves Lives

MOB (man overboard) light by the English manufacturer Exposure Marine won the design award in the category of life-saving and safety equipment at this year’s Marine Equipment Trade Show in Amsterdam. This powerful torch activates when touched and thrown. Its main purpose is to be thrown to a person who fell overboard. It has a light range of 180 m and a strobe light that can reach up to 5 NM.

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Wireless Music on Board – Aucean

Many people wold agree that music is an essential part of our lives. We love to be able to listen to what we want wherever we want. Aucean is a stereo system that allows you to reproduce music on a yacht through smartphones, tablets and laptops. The integrated LED illumination makes this system visually attractive. Learn more in the post!

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Rent a Watermaker

The company Spectra Watermakers Inc. has introduced the Passport Watermaker, a new watermaker system designed to be rented aboard a yacht. Such watermakers are excellent for short cruises and sailing events. Light and practical, it is very easy to install them on every yacht. Read this post and learn more about their advantages.

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An Innovative Rainman Watermaker

Consumption of fresh water is one of the most common issues when sailing a yacht. People nowadays are not used to paying attention to how much water they spend. This can represent a problem aboard a yacht because the quantity of fresh water is limited. The Australian manufacturer Rainmaker has presented innovative portable watermakers that could solve this problem once and for all.

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What Will You Take in Case of Emergency?

Hopefully, you will never find yourself in a life-threatening situation when sailing. But you should be prepared for one at all times. On your boat, you should have a backpack or a bag that contains items which can help you survive at sea. These items are meant to keep you alive until the help comes, in case of emergency.