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    What should I have in my grab bag? A boat safety essential

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    Contents of a grab bag

    VSG Lifejackets - Combining Safety with Comfort

     

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    Valeria San Giorgio also known as VSG is one of the oldest Italian companies to design and produce lifejackets. Starting in 1926 VSG began manufacturing sails and waxed clothes for merchant ships and then moved on to supplying the navy, where they began to diversify into lifejackets. 

    Do you need a set of storm sails?

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    A good set of storm sails can be a get out of jail free card if you find yourself caught in heavy weather. A necessity for offshore passages whether cruising or racing and a prudent safety item for most cruisers.

    Race through the night with Mantagua Racing Lights

    night sailing mantagua©Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / Volvo Ocean Race

    Any experienced sailor will tell you, racing in low visibility or at night brings with it its own challenges and problems. The difference is quite literally, day and night.

    We are constantly reporting on the latest innovations in the marine industry which offer weight savings whilst, at the same time, increasing safety factors. The result: lighter, faster, safer and more exciting sailing.

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