Gear

Manage Your Body Temp

by Adam Cort, Posted March 18, 2013

Helly Hansen is taking personal “temperature management” to a whole new level with its H2 Flow jacket, which can be worn as either a mid-layer or a stand-alone outer layer.


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GPS with Simplified DSC

by Adam Cort, Posted March 15, 2013

An integral 12-channel GPS in Standard Horizon’s GX1700 simplifies the radio’s digital selective calling (DSC) functions. The GX1700 stores up to 100 waypoints and has a compass display that shows SOG and COG, as well as bearing and distance to waypoint.


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Robship's Hook & Moor

by Adam Cort, Posted March 15, 2013

Robship’s Hook & Moor uses a rotating, bearing-driven “hook” to reliably thread a line with a loop on the end through a ring or cleat with a simple pull or push.


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Following up on its MX solid halyard shackle, Wichard has created what it calls its MXL soft block for use in a variety of applications.


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The free app is available from iTunes and includes high-quality world charts, route management, wind GRIB downloads and ActiveCaptain integration. Routes, tracks and waypoints can be wirelessly transferred between your iPhone, iPad and Wi-Fi-enabled chartplotter.


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