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Steve Fennell

Hitting a rock with your prop while underway is a sudden incident that gets your immediate attention. That deadening “thud” (or sometimes it’s a series of “thuds”) is not the most pleasant sound. In many cases, the condition of your prop, which... Read more

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Swift Harbour is a free booking system that provides boaters with an easy way to connect with marinas and make bookings online. Slips can be booked at any of the participating marinas online or through the app for iOS or Android. Communication... Read more

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There are a few things that we like about this milk crate-size Folding Cart from West Marine. For starters, when folded up, it measures 45 x 40 x 8.98 cm (18 x 16 x 3.5 in), making it easy to stow in the cab of a truck, back of an SUV, or trunk... Read more

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Telescoping Paddle/Boat Hook Combination

Davis Instruments

The new Telescoping Paddle/Boat Hook Combination from Davis Instruments is an essential piece of safety gear. Bright orange for visibility and will float if it falls overboard. It is easily stored, yet ready to use as a paddle if you can't get a... Read more

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One of the leading navigation apps just got better - Aqua Map released version 20. This update provides fasting scrolling to the previously slow rendering of charts along with a new charting engine... Read more

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Dockmate's wireless remote docking controls have received exclusive authorization in connecting with Volvo Penta's EVC-E and EVC-2 electronic vessel controls. Read more

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Star brite

Restore your boats shine while adding protection against stains and UV exposure. Boats can become oxidized and faded over time and the traditional restoration method requires a multiple steps. The new Premium Restorer Wax from Star brite is a... Read more

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Grand Slam 850 Electric VHF Antenna Mount

Taco Marine

The new fully electric VHF mount and fully electric anchor & stern light from TACO Marine can be operated from the helm with a touch of a button. Read more

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