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Gadgets, Toys and Gizmos Galore… Any product to improve your time on the water!

Go Where the Fish Are with C-Map’s Genesis Edge

  Catch big fish and lots of them with the help of Genesis Edge, a premium mapping service from Norway-headquartered C-Map that lets subscribers access new game-changing features such as bottom-hardness and submerged-vegetation map layers to turn their fishing trips …

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The Cons and Cons of Safety Gear

I am a huge advocate of safety gear that keeps you safe—and a lukewarm advocate of safety gear that doesn’t. Huh? Example: I’d rather spend an additional $400 on my anchor and anchor chain than spend the same amount on an …

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Sport Fishing Industry’s Latest Offerings

Livetarget’s new HollowBody Mullet. courtesy of Livetarget

This past summer the fishing industry gathered in Orlando, Florida, to display its latest and greatest offerings at ICAST (the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades) produced by the American Sportfishing Association. The convention floor was packed with everything imaginable …

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Mast Mount Adapts to a Wide Range of Antennas

Finding a stable, reliable platform to mount valuable antennas off a mast can be challenging. The new 4366-R Mast Mount from Shakespeare® provides a firm, robust base to install the company’s SeaWatch™, WebWatch™, WebWhip™ and stainless steel whip antennas. Built …

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New 360-Degree Camera from Garmin

Garmin’s new VIRB 360 is a compact, rugged and fully spherical 360-degree camera. The waterproof VIRB 360 is an easy-to-use camera that captures impressive high-quality video up to 5.7K/30fps with four built-in microphones to ensure everything sounds as good as …

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Whale Tail XL From Davis Boosts Performance

Owners looking to boost the performance of their outboard or sterndrive-powered boats turn to Whale Tail XL from Davis Instruments. The aluminum stabilizer and ski boat fin accelerates time to plane, reduces unsafe porpoising and side-to-side motion, and levels out …

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LED Indicator Enhances Shore Power Convenience

The ability to quickly verify whether shore power connections carry live current is a basic safety benefit to any boater. Hubbell Marine offers 30A cable sets with a high-intensity LED indicator that glows bright green when power is on. The …

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BilgeKleen

The Centek Industries BilgeKleen™ filter system automatically removes oil, gas, diesel fuel and other hydrocarbon pollutants from bilge water before it is discharged overboard. The patented system uses a filtering medium that binds to hydrocarbons and allows water to pass …

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Premium Quality Dock Box Holds Three 7ft Rods

When a single fishing rod can cost upwards of $400, it makes sense to protect it from damage and theft. To safeguard this valuable equipment, Better Way Products manufactures the model 825 Rod Box, a premium quality dock and deck …

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Balmar Announces Regulator Support for Lithium Batteries

Balmar Announces Regulator Support for Lithium Batteries

Balmar LLC, the leading manufacturer of onboard DC charging systems for cruising sail and power boats today announced enhanced support for the charging of lithium batteries. Balmar’s MC-614, MC-624 and MC-612-DUAL smart regulators have all been equipped with an additional …

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12-volt Caframo Taku hatch fan

The 12-volt Caframo® Taku hatch fan, winner of a Pittman Innovation Award, is designed to provide both powerful ventilation to remove hot, stale air from the cabin and quiet circulation to move air throughout. A unique locking suction cup mounting …

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3D Outdoor Fabric Stretches for Extreme Designs

WeatherMAX 3D is able to stretch and move in three axis, providing a perfect fit without requiring excessive darting to contour to a shape

Standard marine fabrics can cause significant problems when working with complex three-dimensional patterns and shapes. Safety Components’ new WeatherMAX 3D offers the flexibility to fit almost any project. Under tension, the highly elastic fabric stretches 30–100%. When released, it goes …

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Scuba System from Mantus

Mantus Scuba System is designed to be compact, light and portable. Everything fits into a backpack (included) so you can have scuba gear with you on every adventure.

Mantus Scuba System is designed to be compact, light and portable. Everything fits into a backpack (included) so you can have scuba gear with you on every adventure.  An ideal system for cruisers, the small profile tanks fit easily into …

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Super Yacht Toys

Photo Credit: Yacht Chandlers

There once was a time when water toys aboard yachts consisted of snorkel gear and a windsurfer. But as yachts evolved into “mega” then “super,” the water toys were amped up as well. Now personal submarines, jet skis, flyboards and …

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Cruising Must Haves

400 Watts free from the sun. Photo by Birgit Hackl

When we first set out cruising, life in our floating home wasn’t quite as comfy as we’d hoped it would be. Over the years we’ve added gadgets and gear that made life easier while keeping an eye on energy, fuel …

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Selecting the Right Life Raft

Photo courtesy of VIKING

When there is no other option but to abandon ship, having selected the right life raft for your vessel, and the type of boating you do, can mean the difference between life and death. Picking the right life raft can …

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Selecting Binoculars For Boating

A decent pair of binoculars at the helm of any boat can prove to be a valuable piece of equipment and make the captain’s job just a little bit easer. But with so many options out there and prices ranging …

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GoSun Solar Cooking Stove for Boats?

GoPro Solar Stove showcased on the beach.

What if you could cook a hot meal on your boat without use of your electric bank or fuel of any kind except for the sun?  Or better yet…  Throw this portable device in the dinghy and cook up lunch …

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