In Part II of this blog, Fraser discusses the last four items of his Top 8 Luxury Travel Gadgets for a Sailing Holiday. See Part I here.
5. Belkin Rockstar Multi Headphone Splitter
Make sharing your music a fun experience with Belkin’s headphone splitter. Fantastic if you want to listen to music or watch a film with someone using headphones. A highly functional purchase , this gizmo is the perfect solution for sharing music with friends. It is also compact so won’t take up precious packing space and won’t break the bank either. You can connect up to 5 different headphones with this exciting gadget – great if you are lounging on the beach with friends and all want to listen to music together.
6. Bose QC15 Noise-cancelling Headphones
So you’ve got your iPad and your Belkin Headphone splitter, now all you need is a pair of decent headphones. Bose’s QC15 noise-cancelling headphones will reduce any unwanted ambient noise. Not only are these headphones comfortable, cocooning your ear in a little audible heaven, they also have the latest and most sophisticated technology, featuring microphones on the inside and outside of both cups which picks up and cancels out noise over a broad range of frequencies. With an average of 35 hours of battery life as well as being immensely portable these headphones are a must-have travel accessory.
7. The Bear Grylls Ultimate Multi-Tool
This is the latest answer to an Swiss Army Knife courtesy of expedition extraordinaire, Bear Grylls. The multi-tool is a long time coming. With over 70 years of knife and apparatus expertise, this piece is an essential accessory for any intrepid adventure.
The Ultimate Multi-Tool features 12 stainless steel, weather resistant components including: needle nose pliers, fine edge knife, saw, serrated Knife, 3 types of screwdrivers, bottle opener, can opener, scissors, wire cutters and lanyard ring. The makers of the multi-tool have literally thought of all manner of hairy situations and circumstances that you might find yourself in. This device also comes with a high quality, military-grade Nylon Sheath that’s lightweight and mildew resistant to protect it.
8. Handpresso Outdoor Set
Whether you are up a mountainside or sailing on the great ocean you don’t ever have to go without your caffeine fix again thanks to the ingenious handpresso outdoor set. This easily transportable, super light-weight machine makes a rich, velvety smooth and delicious espresso using a patented high pressure extraction system. All you need to get it to work is pump up the handle to 16 bar, add water to the mini reservoir, insert a coffee pod, and hey presto, you’ve got yourself one tasty espresso. This truly brilliant and highly innovative invention makes drinking coffee on the go easier than ever before. It also comes equipped with a chic shoulder bag full of essential items for an impromptu tea party including four unbreakable cups, a thermo-insulated flask and napkins.
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Fraser Strand is an avid technology writer with a passion for traveling and sailing around the world. On his own blog (UK Gadget Review) he writes about luxury watches, premium sailing gear, and innovative technology.