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Are Humminbird or Eagle Portable Fishfinders Worth the Cash?
Portable fishfinders made by the likes of Humminbird and Eagle may seem like a good idea for folks who regularly rent or use multiple small boats, canoes, or kayaks, but are they really worth the cash? After all, just how ...
TreeFrogPad
TreeFrogPad  - a super sticky pad that holds on to your stuff – even at angles. Now this is a neat idea.  Check out the TreeFrogPad, a synthetic resin pad that measures 7” x 9” and is sticky so it holds ...
Bird Dropping Clean Up and Protection
Clean up after birds with Shurhold’s cleaner and polishes. For some parts of the country, it’s getting time for winter decommissioning which includes a thorough cleaning.  One thing you don’t want leave on your boat during the next few months i...
Lewmar’s EVO Winches
Lewmar’s new winch line, EVO, will be unveiled to the trade at METS (Marine Equipment Trade Show) this November. Still built on the standard Lewmar winch platform, EVO features new styling, easier installation, new sizes and new finishes. The new...
New Jerkthatjig Octojig, and Blueline Tilefish Fishing Tips
Jerkthatjig has a new lure called the Octojig, which I tested recently while fishing for blueline tilefish. This is one of the wackiest jigs ever created, similar in nature to Shimano’s Lucanus. There’s a large roundish leadhead skirted by rubber hairs, ...
Lyman Morse Offers ZeroBase Solar Unit
Lyman Morse Boatbuilding Co. is working towards becoming a "green company" recently winning awards for its commitment to energy efficiency by installing wind power, solar power and generators for many yachts built in the yard.   Now, they’ve partn...
Here’s Why You Need an iPad on the Boat
by Christine Kling   (Editor’s Note — Chris Kling is a sailor with with more than 30 years of experience on the oceans of the world. She’s also an English professor at Broward College, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and the ...
Take the Poll — What’s the Ideal Tender Outboard?
If you could have the perfect outboard for your dinghy or tender, what would it be?  A diesel perhaps, because you’re already carrying hundreds or thousands of gallons of that fuel and because looking for and storing gasoline is such ...
The Best Marine Cooler, Engel, Yeti, Igloo, Frigid Rigid, or Coleman?
Engel, Yeti, Igloo, Frigid Rigid, and Coleman all make marine coolers, but which one is the best? You’ve almost certainly used Igloos and Colemans in the past, since these two brands account for the vast majority of all marine coolers ...
Final Judgment, the Best Boat Stereo, iPods, and the Fusion MS IP 500
After years of testing boat stereos, Fusion has finally convinced me that an iPod is the way to go, with their MS IP 500. Here’s the scoop: this Sunday we made a 60 mile run to deep drop for tilefish ...

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