From phones and drones to sunnies and self-cleaning water bottles, we take a look at some of the trendiest tech and crew gadgets available.

PhoneSoap 3 UV Smartphone Sanitiser & Universal Charger | $78.95
Cruising round the world, going from continent to continent and, potentially, from virus to virus. How many of you wash your hands before/after picking up your smartphone? Hmm…nope, we see no hands raised. Your phone is a walking, talking hotbed of germs and general gross-ness. When you’re far from shore in tropical climes, that’s a risk you just don’t want to take.
PhoneSoap’s revolutionary bacteria-zapping technology was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, and given a thorough testing which proved effective on the Discovery Channel.

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Bose Audio Sunglasses | £199.95
Has the boss stopped you from having your phone on-deck? Not a problem with these smart sunnies! While providing UV protection, these stylish sunnies also play music, make and answer calls and have Bluetooth connectivity – so you can tap into apps such as Spotify, Skype or Google maps (if you’re questioning the Captain’s sense of direction). Clever tech!

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Parrot Anafi Drone | £629.99
Released in January 2019, Parrot’s latest drone is built with explorers in mind. Equipped with a 4K HDR camera with both photo and video shooting capabilities, this gadget’s compact foldable design makes it highly portable, while extreme weather resistance makes it the ideal choice for everything from tropical rainforests to glaciers. You’ll have your crew mates green with envy when they see your shots from this little beauty. Its 25-minute flight time offers plenty of scope for capturing spectacular scenes while in-built artificial intelligence means even the most novice of pilots can discover their inner Spielberg.

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The LARQ Self-Cleaning Water Bottle | £73.00
We’re dodging single use plastic like our lives depend on it and our eco-conscience angel is becoming an ever louder voice in our heads. If, like many, you’ve adopted a reusable water bottle you’ll know that along with the earth-saving benefit comes a less earth-saving washing-up routine.
The LARQ self-cleaning water bottle uses a super-clever UV-C LED light to not only clean and purify the water inside your bottle, but also clean the bottle itself. It’s non-toxic, mercury free and eliminates odour and bacteria.

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Pocketalk Voice Translator | $299
Home is where the boat’s parked and these days that could be just about anywhere! For those at risk of finding themselves in an unfamiliar town, the Pocketalk Voice Translator is a must-have crew gadget. Simply speak into the device and the translation will be shown on the screen. The Pocketalk can chat away in 74 different languages and its advanced operating system and microphone will ensure that nothing is lost in translation.

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