Gear & Gadgets



Snaps and zippers on awnings, straps, and other items suffer the corroding effects of rain, dirt, and grime. The result is often a mechanism that either sticks or rips the surrounding canvas or plastic. A simple alternative to fighting with ... more

Feb 24, 2018 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Weatherflow, a company with over two decades of experience developing observational, modeling and forecasting technology, has been rapidly expanding on its portable wind and weather metres. Canadians have become fairly reliant on various weather ... more

Feb 22, 2018 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Today, Weems & Plath's CrewWatcher™ man overboard alarm system (CrewWatcher), received the prestigious Progressive Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award, one of the industry’s most significant honors, recognizing manufacturers and suppliers more

Feb 16, 2018 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Volvo Penta’s Easy Connect mobile app is making its North American debut at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show. The new Easy Connect interface and app allows boat owners to view boat, engine and route data right on their mobile devices, ... more

Feb 15, 2018 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

A new service called Nautic-On provides connectivity that keeps a boat owner apprised of his vessel’s location and systems remotely and adds a level of coverage by also keeping the service provider connected to the boat as well. ... more

Feb 15, 2018 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Horizon Global® presents the new Fulton XLT Powered Marine Winch, which eliminates the need for manual cranking when launching and retrieving a boat. The DC powered push button design allows users to wind in or pay out the strap with ease, ... more

Feb 13, 2018 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

The new Quick Cleat™ Portable Rod Holder Fender Cleat drops into a rod holder and is the fast, easy way to attach a fender - without knots. The unique, durable, low-profile, easy to install design quickly secures a fender rope in seconds. ... more

Feb 8, 2018 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets

Fast and easy to use, the Ultralight Purifier Bottle makes clean, purified drinking water (in less than 15 seconds) from virtually any fresh water source in the world. ... more

Jan 25, 2018 12:00 AM Gear & Gadgets