Gear

SECUR SP-5005

By Daniel Harding | Posted April 2016

Besides serving as a waterproof, 300-lumen LED flashlight, it also doubles as a Bluetooth speaker that can play your favorite music and take calls without removing your phone from...

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Acxent Lighting

By Daniel Harding | Posted March 2016

Imtra’s new line of Acxent lighting changes the way boaters—and designers—think about brightening their boats.

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Sirius Signal Distress Light

By Daniel Harding | Posted March 2016

Power & Motoryacht Tested: Pyrotechnic flares have been a Coast Guard  requirement for decades for one simple reason: they work. At night—and even during the daytime—light and...

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Bird Repellents

By Daniel Harding | Posted February 2016

With a grotesque gulp of cormorants wreaking havoc on his classic boat, our Senior Managing Editor looks for a way to deter them … permanently.

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Flexible Solar Panels

By Daniel Harding | Posted February 2016

Solar panels—especially foldable ones—aren’t just for sailors anymore.

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Sea Eagle Needlenose 126 Standup Paddleboard

By Daniel Harding | Posted November 2015

“As for the unique needlenose bow, I thought it was just a marketing ploy until I gently glided through the wake of a passing Sea Ray I was sure would put me in the water.”

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Yeti Hopper 30

By Daniel Harding | Posted October 2015

A warm sunny day on the water and cold beverages go together like, well, a sunny day on the water and cold beverages. That’s why us boaters—perhaps more than any other group—...

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A Damage Control Kit for Your Boat

By Daniel Harding | Posted October 2015

Designed to help you deal with an assortment of leaks, ranging from a fuel-line rupture to a hull breach, most products in this set are relatively simple to use.

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How to Lasso a Piling

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

With practice, you should be able to lasso a piling with a mooring line from, say, 8 or 10 feet off.

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Tested: Sperry Boat Shoes

By Daniel Harding | Posted September 2015

Both of these new releases from sperry promise boaters superior grip and lightning-fast drying times. We tested them out to see if their claims hold water.

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Linesmanship Quiz

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted August 2015

You've been tying up boats since you were a little squirt, but have you been doing it correctly? Take our quiz and figure out how much you know and how much you don't about...

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Wooden Watches

By Daniel Harding | Posted August 2015

There is something inherently nautical about finely crafted woodwork. Maybe it’s because we value immaculate joinery or understand the time it takes to apply an even coat of...

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Wakejet Cruise

By Daniel Harding | Posted July 2015

The board is capable of sending riders soaring atop the waves at speeds between 20 and 25 knots.

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