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    Sika® adhesives and sealants - strong and sustainable

    Sikaflex

     

    Sika is a speciality chemicals manufacturer with a clear focus on reducing environmental impact. Their sustainability strategy “more value, less impact” aligns their commitment to producing high quality products with the goal of minimising waste & pollution, both in manufacturing and through the longevity of the product. Sika products do not use ingredients such as tin and phthalates which can be harmful to marine life.

    FourthCape WeedWand - Don't go overboard clearing your rudders!

    Fourth Cape Weedwand

    Credit - FourthCape

     

    Rudders are prone to catching seaweed, particularly when there are 2 of them! Dragging weed will slow down any boat but is especially problematic for racing yachts. Therefore it's important to check regularly and have a reliable method for removing anything that snags. The FourthCape WeedWand is a simple and effective tool for clearing the rudders and features a lightweight carbon construction.

     

    Outils Oceans Rope Bag - In Collaboration with Racers

    Outils Oceans Products

    Credit - Outils Oceans

     

    Outils Oceans is a brand-new product range at Upffront which we are very excited to introduce. However, the marine division of this Brittany (France) based company has been working, in collaboration with racers and offshore sailors, for many years to create a range of lightweight sturdy rope bags and accessories.

    Save your Metal, and your Wallet with Tef-Gel!

     

    Screw with Tef-Gel

    Credit Tef-Gel Australia

     

    It’s often what you don’t see that can make the biggest difference to the life of your boat and sailing systems. Tef-Gel® is a PTFE based paste with a wide range of applications all over your boat, and its uses are not limited to the marine sector, it’s an industry standard in automotive, aviation and aerospace industries!

    Tef-Gel’s primary use is as a galvanic corrosion inhibitor. 

    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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