Fitting a child’s lifejacket – RYA & Crewsaver short film guides

July 31, 2017

Nipper Skipper proudly promote safety kit for children who enjoy time on the water. We are often asked about fitting lifejackets on children and we know that it is imperative that you get it right. Here at Nipper Skipper we…
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In the Press – Boating New Zealand Magazine (March 2017)- Jess LLoyd-Moyston

April 24, 2017

We’ve been following and supporting Jess Lloyd-Morsten and her beautiful family on board s/v ADAMASTOR a South African built 42ft Bermudan sloop Lavranos Crossbow. Jess, James, Rocket and Indigo are currently moored up in New Zealand and about to set…
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In the Press – Juno Magazine, Spring Issue 48 REVIEW

April 5, 2017

We’re very happy to have such a lovely review of our fab Didrisons’ Waterman Set in the Spring ’17 edition of JUNO Magazine. JUNO is a natural parenting magazine that inspires and supports families through its range of features, columns…
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In the Press – Angles & Urchins, Fashion News

November 7, 2016

We’re thrilled to see Nipper Skipper in the Fashion News over at the ‘oh so useful’ Angles & Urchins magazine, Winter 2016 copy. We know how important it is to layer up with clothing now that the weather has turned…
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Hands Across the Sea (2)

October 6, 2016

We love following and sharing the experiences of cruising families around the the world. There is nothing as useful (or interesting) as hearing how parents embrace the challenges of living afloat full time to help people make decisions about their…
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Little ones growing before your eyes – Didriksons’ Extend Size to the rescue!

September 8, 2016

So you’ve bought the best set of waterproofs for your little adventurer (from Nipper Skipper naturally!) and they’re the perfect fit. But then when you come to try them on again months  (or even a year later) you find that…
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FREE returns via PayPal now available at Nipper Skipper

July 18, 2016

We’re all for making things easier for out customers so we’re jolly pleased to be able to offer FREE returns when you use your PayPal account – Bought something but it didn’t fit, wasn’t what you expected or simply changed…
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Safety on board: It’s all about the fit!

May 17, 2016

You may have heard it said that a life jacket only works when it’s worn! And how true that is – no life jacket is going to be of any use sat in a locker or down below on a…
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Hands Across the Sea (1)

April 21, 2016

One of the great things about sailing and boating is the people. Wherever you are, alongside a canal, windsurfing on a sheltered lake or sailing out of a large marina, people who are afloat are generally open and friendly to…
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Safety on board: The importance of checking your lifejacket

April 13, 2016

It’s that time of year, when we all start thinking about getting out on the water again. A little sunshine and we’re off dreaming of lazy days afloat with the family. It’s also the ideal time to fully check your…
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Base Layers in Action with Truly Madly Kids on the Slopes

March 15, 2016

We teamed up with the family bloggers over at Truly Madly Kids on their fantastic ski trip to Whistler. And what better kit to try out than our Helly Hansen Merino Wool Base Layer in White/Magenta and Blue/Green?! Layering up…
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In The News – The Green Parent Magazine: Interview

March 5, 2016

We are thrilled to part of the 70th Edition of The Green Parent Magazine. And boy what an edition – they’re calling it their “abundance special edition”! The theme for this issue is about creating a rich life. They are…
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In the press – Tatler in Bloom

February 3, 2016

Spring will be here before we know it and one sign of the change in seasons is when new collections start arriving. We’re thrilled therefore, to be included in Tatler Magazine’s ‘Tatler in Bloom’ section that highlights a range of…
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In the Press – Sunsail Partnership announced

October 28, 2015

We’re rather excited to be announcing a new partnership! Worldwide yacht charter company Sunsail are passionate about sailing and with over 40 years of experience creating holidays they know how to get people afloat. So we are really pleased to…
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In the Press – Juno Magazine Pip T-Shirt Review

June 1, 2015

Oh we do so love it when people love our products – especially when it’s one of our very own items of cuteness. Juno Magazine have chosen to highlight our Green Marl Pip T-shirt– 100% organic cotton, water based ink…
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Making sure Jack stays on board!

April 13, 2015

Jackstays attachment Keeping children safe on board #sailingkids at www.nipperskipper.co.uk Jackstay (nautical) A line(rope, webbing or cable), attached to a boat at the ends, to which a safety harness can be clipped to restrain falling in rough conditions and to…
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Ready, Teddy…Go!

February 14, 2015

It’s hard sometimes to convince young children to wear safety gear – especially if it’s not comfy or a little bulky. There you are, trying to bargain with a five year old on the pontoon whilst also trying to get…
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Transferring precious cargo & slings – getting little ones on & off the boat

October 31, 2014

Whilst out sailing earlier this year we found ourselves in the position of being called to help a couple and their 18 month old twins. A string of mechanical and equipment failure on their yacht meant that they had found…
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It’s all about the base! Base Layers for active kids.

October 20, 2014

I think everyone knows that layering is the best way to control temperature – especially where children are involved. One minute they’re running around the next they’ve stopped to examine something small and interesting! The outcome, whether on or off…
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Keeping Children Safe on Board, the serious stuff – 2. Safety Harnesses and Lines

September 9, 2014

Safety kit for kids alfoat – Crewsaver child’s safety harness & line Nipper Skipper Safety harnesses should, ideally, be incorporated within a child’s life jacket. At Nipper Skipper we offer life jackets with built in harnesses. However, you can also…
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Making lee cloths …& playpens

August 19, 2014

I recently spent an evening making lee cloths for our boat. There’s something very satisfying about actually making something for your boat rather than adding to the ever growing list of ‘things to buy’. A stronger needle on the sewing…
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Keeping Children Safe on Board, the serious stuff – 1. Life Jackets & Buoyancy Aids

July 30, 2014

Cruising with children should be about family fun – not stress and anxiety. Simply put – you and your family will all feel a lot happier if everyone is safe and comfortable. Consider the fact that if children are on…
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Growing pains & beans

July 23, 2014

If your children are anything like ours have been over the years they have a habit of growing! I have found that no sooner have you bought a necessary item of clothing – generally something school related and therefore ‘compulsory’…
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Let us begin…To Blog (not Blogg!)

July 16, 2014

Here at Nipper Skipper we think it might be nice to share some thoughts, ideas and tips with you all (as has been said before – ‘we like nice things’!), and so we’re beginning our blog! We’ve always talked about  …
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ABOUT US

We offer functional and fashionable clothing for outdoor adventurers 0-10 years. We've got clothing for ALL weathers, UV50+ swim wear, layering clothing and kids waterproofs, plus accessories!
Practical kit alongside technical safety gear, for children aged 0-10 years who enjoy messing about in boats or just having fun outdoors.
Whether you're whizzing about on motorboats, relaxing on a canal holiday or hoisting your sails every week with the kids in the cockpit, we understand that your nipper skipper needs to be warm, safe and comfortable.

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