Whether you’re a newbie to the watery world of sailing or an experienced sailor with the trophies to prove it, there’s a list of certain accessories that every boater and yacht owner out there should have with them on board. And every Maltese seafarer needs a reliable vendor to set them up with everything they need, whether they own a fishing boat or a yacht! Have a look below at our list of what we think is the most necessary equipment to have with you whenever you set sail.
1. Knives and Multi-tools
For cutting synthetic lines and cutting tangled up rope, a knife is one of the most important tools any sailor can have on board. The Ellcee Floatable Safety Knife comes highly recommended, along with the XL Ellcee Safety Harness; the latter is a piece of safety gear that is absolutely essential when at sea, with some even going so far as to call it life-saving.
2. A Good Lifejacket
No matter how good a swimmer you are or what sort of activity you have planned at sea, never underestimate the importance of storing a sturdy lifejacket. Not only does it prevent potentially fatal accidents, but it also helps to keep your body temperature warm. The Ellcee Adult Lifejacket comes in a bright orange colour for optimum visibility and is the perfect buoyancy aid to have when sailing on rough seas; we recommend pairing it with the Ellcee CO2 Cylinder and Indicator Clip.
3. Navigation Equipment
Avoid literally getting lost at sea with Ellcee’s pair of Waterproof Binoculars with compass features attached. Offering high performance in terms of magnification, it also comes complete with a strap for safekeeping and lens protection. Don’t forget to have a look at our Humminbird range, which includes a 16 Channel GPS Receiver, sonar technology gear as well as splitter and extension cables.
4. Safety Gear
Apart from a good lifejacket, there’s a lot of other equipment that every sensible sailor should invest in. The Solas First Aid kit consists of Paracetamol tablets, antiseptic wipes, compression bandages and much more, while our Seven Oceans range includes emergency food rations and drinking water. We also provide torches and searchlights, VHF Radios and a generous range of life rafts.
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Of course, we’ve only just scratched the surface of what we have in stock – for a broader idea, just visit our online store, or feel free to come over to our shop in Gzira and visit us in person! We strive to provide all our customers, whether they own a yacht, a commercial vessel or a boat for domestic use. Our team is also happy to help diagnose and assist with any products you might specifically need.
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