Gear & Gadgets



Sirius Signal held a product information session for interested parties prior to demonstrating their latest product innovation, the Sirius Aero Foil Model AF-1 Daytime Visual Distress Signal (DVDS) for recreational boaters in October at the ... more

Dec 21, 2017 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Household selfie sticks may capture backyard action, but when it comes to surviving repeated use in a marine environment — or reaching up 9' — they come up short. Shurhold Industries' Camera Adapter mounts onto any of the company's 11 handles ... more

Dec 19, 2017 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Canadian-made Marker Minders are a great way to show boaters how to navigate basic marked channels. These are ideal on the dashboard or binnacle top ahead of the captain. Made by Dean Rivett of Classic Rope Fenders, these handy devices are sure ... more

Dec 19, 2017 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Since its launch at the Miami International Boat Show in February 2017, Raymarine’s game-changing Axiom units with RealVision 3D technology have been shaking up the marine electronics industry. ... more

Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Furuno continues to enhance its proven line of Radars technology by adding impressive Fast Target Tracking and ARPA capability to one of their most compact, yet capable Radar offerings. With the addition of these impressive features, the popular ... more

Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

The Quick Cleat™ heavy-duty portable pontoon rail fender clip uses a no-knot Quick Cleat mounted on a stainless steel bracket for easy adjustment of fender height. The durable, all-metal construction is ideal for larger pontoon boats that use ... more

Dec 8, 2017 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Even in hot weather, large power cords are often stiff and difficult to lay out and coil; cold temperatures only compound the problem. SmartPlug Systems' new SUPERFLEX50 50A 125/250V cordset remains incredibly flexible, even down to –58° F. ... more

Dec 5, 2017 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Out here on the West Coast with boats in the water year-round, there is one constant activity and that is keeping your bottom clean. It makes no difference whether you’re a sailor or power boater keeping your hull clean makes a huge difference ... more

Nov 23, 2017 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets