In the world of boating kit and clothing, Decathlon is still considered something of a new kid on the block, but the French giant has been creating sailing clothing, chandlery and boating equipment for many years now and their range is still expanding. Now, they’ve released their Decathlon Black Friday…

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Sailing watches come in many guises and, depending on your needs, a watch for sailing purposes can range from a plastic rugged option with a countdown to a top-quality chronometer with moveable bezel or simple with a decent waterproofing rating. We’ve sifted through the Black Friday watch deals for sailors…

The American chandlery giant has joined the many retailers offering deals in the final weeks of November. The West Marine Black Friday deals cover all sorts of different boating kit from safety and electronics through to clothing. We’ve picked through all the deals on offer to bring you what we…

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The DAME awards are an opportunity for the great and the good, alongside the small and emerging manufacturers, to showcase their latest offerings to the maritime world.  There’s one overall winner, five category winners and lots of special mentions, all of which form a good list of the best sailing…

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Prime Day can be thought of as another Black Friday. It’s a 48-hour flash sale from Amazon, where, for two days only, consumers can grab a whole host of bargains. In previous years Prime Day has not always offered a vast array of sailing-specific kit, but this has been gradually…

5 things in your pocket

Find out what Ellen MacArthur, Helena Lucas and Dee Caffari always have on them! YBW asked professional and amateur sailors what they kept in their sailing jacket pocket when they are out on the water.

Kannad Marine SafeLink GPS EPIRB - AUTOMATIC

Kannad Marine has instigated a global recall programme following issues with the company's SAFELINK Manual and Auto GPS EPIRBs.