We’ll be back! We will be at stand B039.
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This month we are offering a special 33% Promotional Discount on all lengths and sizes of our Aqua 4 Grade 40 Calibrated Anchor Chain
Jimmy Green offer a range of polyester ropes with Dyneema core. They can be broadly categorised as extreme performance, high performance and cruising performance.
Dyneema is significantly more expensive than polyester. Cruising Dyneema offers a performance edge over 100% polyester without incurring the full cost of Racing Specification Dyneema. Dyneema SK99 (extreme performance) is even more expensive than SK78.
Cruising performance Dyneema: Marlow D2 Competition and Liros Dynamic plus. Both of these lines feature:
– A reduced diameter Dyneema core
– A full sacrificial polyester mid layer
– A full hard wearing polyester outer Jacket.
The reduced Dyneema core provides a moderate increase in breaking strain and a considerable reduction in stretch when compared with a rope of 100% polyester construction.
Liferafts are an essential piece of safety equipment for sailors making coastal, offshore and ocean passage. The range of liferafts available on the market can make it difficult to choose the right one. Regulations can help guide the way but the statutory minimum may not always be the best option.
History gives us a helpful insight into the development of the modern liferaft range. The ill-fated maiden voyage of the Titanic in 1912 highlighted the need to provide adequate lifeboats on board. By 1914, the Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) treaty had been created. Successive world wars slowed development of the treaty. But in 1960 the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) developed the first international SOLAS convention which later came in to force in 1965. The notable, 1974 version improved the IMO’s ability to update the treaty and move swiftly to make improvements. The 1979 Fastnet Race tragedy highlighted the need to further develop the regulations for the leisure industry. As a result, liferafts became mandatory for all offshore racing yachts regardless of length.
Team Jimmy Green are just back from The Dinghy Show @ Alexandra Palace last weekend. Our thanks to the RYA for organising a great event once again, the show had a real buzz and lots of sales. It’s a great lift off for the new season.
Massive Rope sale continues until the end of February
The London Boat Show is now open! Come visit us on stand B025 in the south hall. We have loads of great show offers and new products on the stand.
New products from Ultramarine, Seago, Wichard, Blue Performance, Crewsaver and many more. We also have plenty of products on boat show special prices.
There are also plenty of other stands and suppliers in a packed hall full of boats and boating bits. Opening hours are 10-6 each day and the show finally closes on Sunday the 17th.