The following Equipment is avalable for loan to YOSC Members:

  • VSWR and power meter
  • Battery drop tester
  • Sump oil suction pump
  • Mini engraver
  • Heavy duty polisher/buffer
  • Lightweight polisher/buffer
  • Hot blade rope cutter & sealer
  • High-pressure washer with attachments
  • Antifoul Scraper
  • Heavy duty POP® rivet pliers
  • Cutless® bearing puller for 1 (25.4 mm) "P" bracket supported shafts
  • Cutless® bearing puller (split type) for 1 (25.4 mm) "P" bracket supported
    shafts designed to remove Cutless® bearing without removing the prop shaft
  • Propeller removal tool for 1" (25.4 mm) shafts.

See photos of equipment below

We also have a range of books, DVDs and CDs on sailing matters plus YOSC burgees, car stickers and a range of stylish sailing clothing embroidered with the YOSC Logo for sale.

Further details to our equipment and library can be accessed from the following links:

YOSC Library

How the Library works and contents and  listing of our all our books, videos, CDs and DVDs

Loan Equipment

Tools and things to help with boat maintenance

YOSC Facilities

As a member of YOSC you have access to a number of services, information and equipment. You may know some of these. For reference they are listed here in the order they appear on the YOSC web site, with the title of the post holder/organiser. To contact the organiser see the body of this Directory for their up to date contact details

VSWR Meter

Click link for Operating Instructions:

Battery Tester

Click link for Operating Instructions


Sump Oil Suction Pump

Click link for Operating Instructions:

Mini Engraver

Heavy Duty Polisher

Overall Length - 24 inches (600 mm)
Weight - 10 lb (4.5 kg)
Click link for H & S Risk Assessment RA2

Light Duty Polisher

Overall Length - 22 inches (520 mm)
Weight - 5 lb (2.5 kg)
Click link for H & S Risk Assessment RA2

Hot Blade Rope Cutter

High Pressure Washer

Click link for Operating Instructions
Click link for Risk Assessment RA1




Antifoul Scraper

Pop® Rivet Pliers


Will pull a range of user supplied "Pop" rivets and similar blind rivets from 3.2 mm (1/8") diameter to 6.4 mm (1/4") diameter in aluminium, Monel (nickel/copper alloy) and stainless steel, the shafts of which are collected in an attached receptacle.
CLICK HERE for full details of the Beta Compact heavy-duty riveting pliers Model 1740 B330 including dimensions, weight and a short video of the device in use.

Cutless® bearing puller

Cutless® bearing puller - split type




Propeller Removal Tool


Update 2 January 2019

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