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$100 saving on Deckvest 5D models in July!

Hand in your old inflatable lifejacket at the store and enjoy a massive $100 saving

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Spinlock presented with Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation

Spinlock, designers and manufacturers of rope holding equipment and personal safety products for leisure and commercial water users, are delighted to announce they are winners of the 2017 Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation.

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Spinlock named official technical supplier to Land Rover BAR Academy

Spinlock are excited to announce that they are the official technical supplier of personal protective equipment to the Land Rover BAR Academy.


Spinlock celebrating improved industry standard rating

Spinlock, the award-winning designers and manufacturers of rope-holding equipment and personal safety products for water users, is celebrating a successful transition in industry standard from ISO9001:2008 to ISO9001:2015.

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Conrad Colman: Vendee Globe Podcast

“That’s not to say there’s no danger or discomfort in what I do in many ways todays podcast should be brought to you by Spinlock, the makers of my life vest or safety harness because it surely saved my life the other day."

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The Aero Pro flotation vest

Spinlock have launched a new development in personal watersports protection

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Spinlock space race – Advanced technology for rescue beacons

Spinlock, the award-winning designers and manufacturers of rope-holding equipment and personal safety products for water users, have been leading an exciting research and development project with the European Space Agency (ESA).

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Spinlock lends support to inaugural Hamble Classics Regatta

Spinlock are delighted to be supporting the first Hamble Classics Regatta over the weekend of the 24th and 25th September.

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Spinlock Staff to Enjoy a Royal Visit & Party

Spinlock received a visit from HRH Prince Philip at their production facility in Cowes. His Royal Highness met with Spinlock staff that assembles the products ready for export around the world, as well as formally awarding Spinlock with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

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Spinlock named as winner of Queen’s Award for Enterprise

We are pleased to announce that Spinlock has been handed Britain’s top business award for its part in boosting the country’s international trade.

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Rig Tension - Tuning Guide

Most people know what their rig settings should be, but don’t know the forces they are putting through the rig and the hull. We will try and help you get a better idea of what forces you are putting through the rig using the Spinlock Rig-Sense.

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Ceramic Coated Rope Holding for most popular Spinlock Clutches

Spinlock have extended the use of Ceramic finishes in its rope holding products to now include the popular XX0812, XTS and XCS Clutches

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Latest flotation delivered to Team Land Rover BAR

Spinlock deliver their 4th generation of flotation product, drawing together 18 months experience, feedback and testing with the team into a design that is the most technically efficient yet for the wearer.


Yachts and Yachting Magazine Awards 2016

Rig-Sense has won the Yachts and Yachting Magazine awards 2016 Equipment Innovation category!

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Winner of the DAME award 2015

Spinlock Lume-On won the METS DAME award 2015

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NEW | Rig-Sense

NEW | Spinlock Rig-Sense is a new rig tuning tool developed for consistent and repeatable measurement of loads on wire and fibre.

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NEW | Deckvest SOLAS

NEW | Deckvest SOLAS launched


Swedish Olympic Sailing Team wearing the WING

The Swedish Olympic Sailing Team have chosen the new Spinlock WING for their new PFD flotation.

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Ceramic Spares | XTS & XCS

The ceramic coated Cam and Base for the XTS and XCS clutch range are now available.

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NEW | Deckvest SOLAS, Load Sense & rescueMe AIS

Six new Spinlock products launched at METS 2014, the worlds leading marine equipment trade show.

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NEW | TSR Aft Organiser, WING & FOIL PFDs & Deckvest CENTO

New Spinlock products launched at world’s largest marine equipment trade show METS 2014 – TSR Aft Organiser, WING & FOIL PFDs & Deckvest CENTO

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Ben Ainslie Racing Challenges Spinlock Projects Team

Spinlock are excited to be selected as the Official Technical Supplier of Personal Protective Equipment to the Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) team

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New XTR Clutch - Available Now!

New for Spring 2014, Spinlock’s new XTR Powerclutch is the greatest step forward in mid-load rope holding technology since the original Spinlock XT clutch.


Deckvest LITE wins Best New Product Award

The recently USCG Approved Deckvest LITE has won ‘Best New Product’ Award at Strictly Sail Chicago boat show, voted for by visitors to the show.

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Deckvest LITE now USCG

The Deckvest LITE is now U.S Coast Guard Approved (USCG) – Category V with Type III Performance.