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How You Can Get Properly Fitted Life Jackets—For Free
Last month, we brought you some tips for making sure that the life jackets on your boat are the correct size for every adult and child you regularly bring aboard. This month, we’re following up with a way that you ...
Gori Propellers Offers 10% Discount
Gori folding propellers from Denmark let you sail faster and motor more efficiently and now you can save too. Drag – it’s such a drag when you’re sailing.  But a fixed prop is just like dragging a bucket through the water ...
Edson Emergency Pump Kit
Edson enhances its emergency pump kit with a couple of good ideas. A manual emergency pump is vital to have aboard, especially for offshore work.  You may already have a manual pump installed but if things really go wrong, a second ...
Digital Yacht Introduces Entry Level AIS
Digital Yacht launched the new, easy to use, entry level priced AIS100 which is a simple dual channel AIS receiver.  Connect a VHF antenna and hook the AIS 100 to a plotter and you’ll have basic AIS information. The AIS1000 overlays ...
Coffee Alternatives For Tired Boaters
The dude posing in the picture above doesn’t know what he’s getting himself into. I try to avoid drinking coffee before heading out, for obvious reasons. Particularly when I’m on small, open boats. Problem: Being on the water on the ...
Aqualuma’s Surface Mount Lights
Yesterday, we looked at Perko’s Trim Tab Lights as an option for underwater lighting and ambiance.  Today, we look at another option that doesn’t require that holes be drilled in hull – the Surface Mount Light from Aqualuma.  Designed to mount...
Perko Trim Tab Underwater Lights
Perko Trim Tab Lights Simpler underwater lighting comes in the form of Perko’s trim tab LED lights. Striking underwater illumination always improves ambiance but it’s not just for the megayacht crowd anymore.  Smaller, trailerable boats can ligh...
New Shimano fishing reels, rods, and lures for 2010 at ICAST
Shimano had new fishing reels, rods, and lures at ICAST for 2010, no surprise there, but what is surprising is just how much new gear these folks introduced this year. A down economy? Says who? Certainly not Shimano! But here’s ...
Colligo Marine Titanium Swivel
Lighten up with a titanium swivel. Saving weight on a boat is usually essential to smaller, lighter, racing boats.  But hey, it can never hurt, especially if there’s no compromise on strength.  Colligo Marine, an innovative company out of Arizona,...
Lowrance X Series Reviewed, the Cheapest Fishfinder Ever!
The new Lowrance X 4 and the entire X series fishfinder is the cheapest LCD screen fish finder I’ve ever reviewed, with a bottom line of $79.99. Can you really get a fishfinder for under 80 bucks? Evidently, the answer is ...

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