Category: May 2021

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Mascotte – THE SINCLAIRS OF LYTTELTON  PART 2

Mascotte – THE SINCLAIRS OF LYTTELTON PART 2

Jimmy Sinclair’s Mascotte was not only the Champion yacht of Lyttelton from 1891, he was also New Zealand Champion in 1892 and 1893. Jimmy had continually modified his Little Wonder to meet the challenge of the Millers’ Pastime but the Lyttelton Regatta on 1st January 1890, when Pastime beat Little Wonder by a whopping 50...

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SHADY SAILS

SHADY SAILS

This time round, Brigadoon’s trip south left a trail of smiling faces in her wake – her previous illicit passages have been outlived by her later travels. The real Brigadoon has prevailed.

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SAVING LIVES

SAVING LIVES

EXOLOK is a new cylinder locking system from Survivtec Crewsaver for lifejacket gas cylinders. EXOLOK will be fitted to all new Crewsaver lifejackets and can be owner-retrofitted to existing Crewsaver lifejackets with UML or Halkey Roberts firing heads. The orange EXOLOK system is for UML mechanisms; the yellow is for Halkey Roberts firing heads. EXOLOK...

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NARVA ‘NAVIGATA’ LED LIGHTBAR – LIGHT THE WAY

NARVA ‘NAVIGATA’ LED LIGHTBAR – LIGHT THE WAY

The new ‘Navigata’ series of fully submersible LED lightbars are a marine-specific variant of NARVA’s ‘Explora’ automotive lightbar range. The all-white Navigata range utilises 5W LEDs in conjunction with NARVA’s Optic Drive technology, which captures and focuses more of the light, resulting in a 30% brighter output than conventional lightbars of the same length and...

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VESPER’S CORTEX VHF – CORTEX FOR TRAILER BOATS

VESPER’S CORTEX VHF – CORTEX FOR TRAILER BOATS

Vesper’s Cortex has redefined VHF by offering high speed, advanced monitoring in a simple, easy-to-use package that’s proving popular in larger trailer boats. Trailer boats left in a driveway or at the bach during the week are vulnerable to theft and damage, but Cortex’s unique Geofence feature offers full-time monitoring and protection. Using its remote...