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The guide, who turned out to be one of the top tarpon chasers in the Keys, eased off the throttle and looked around at the scenery. He had an idea of where to run for the fish, but needed to ...
WinchRite Electric Winch Handle
WinchRite by Sailology turns ordinary winches into powered winches. The WinchRite eletric winch handle is a six pound, water resistant unit that is inserted into a winch like a regular winch handle and then with the touch of a button, it ...
Raritan Marine Elegance Head
Raritan’s Marine Elegance is quiet and switches between salt and fresh water sources. Normally, we use saltwater to flush heads on a boat to conserve our fresh water tanks.  But you may notice a sulfur or rotten egg smell when you ...
Death By Flip Flop
A new study from the University of Miami shows that flip flops are bacteria factories. They can harbor up to 18,000 different  bacteria, including e coli and deadly strains of staph. This does not bode well for my summer.
Davis Windex and Options
Windexes (or would that be Windices?) have been on my mind lately.  A friend replaced one recently on a Harbor 20, the one on his other boat is invisible at night and the one on my boat is visible but ...
Cool Watches From Optimum Time
Michigan based distributor Ocean Racing has picked up two watches from British watch maker Optimum Time.  Here are two cool watches for sailors from the Optimum Time OS Series.  The OS738 and the OS463 are both great timepieces designed for racing ...
Perko 1131 Series Pole Lights
Perko removable pole lights make sense for more than just aluminum boats. Aluminum skiff owners take heart – Perko has come up with three sizes of removable, plug-in pole lights that overcome the challenges of finding a flat surface on which ...
Sea Hawk LED Deck Floodlights
Intensely bright but super lightweight and energy efficient, Hella Sea Hawk floodlights can do double duty. Hella Marine has introduced their new LED deck floodlights available in two models – a spreader lamp with a close-range, widespread beam of l...
Cheap Sailor Gear Ideas
Great gear under $50?  I thought my editor was nuts asking for cheap goodies for boaters that didn't hit three digits.  I've yet to walk out of a chandlery with less than $100 on my VISA.  But once I got going, ...
Gemini Strapless Bimini Kit
Going strapless – it can be very liberating - for biminis that is.  Here’s a way to strengthen your bimini and get rid of those cumbersome straps at the same time. Gemini Systems has created a kit of folding spreader ...

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Davis Windex and Options
Davis Windex and Options - June 3rd 2010