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Flexible Solar Panels

By dharding | 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 dharding | 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 dharding | 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 dharding | 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 dharding | 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 dharding | 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 dharding | 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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Protect your tablet and mount it too

By dharding | Posted June 2015

In recent years, tablets have morphed from being excessive toys into serious pieces of navigation equipment.

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Best Boating Gifts for Father's Day 2015

By dharding | Posted June 2015

From Spirits and Sperrys to Electronics to survival tools, you’ll find something for today’s boater here.

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15 Essential Tools For Your Boat

By Capt. Steve Creel | Posted May 2015

With only so much space onboard, sometimes it’s hard to know which tools to bring, and which to leave behind. Let our expert help you out with that.

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Torqeedo Electric Marine-Motors

By dharding | Posted May 2015

How well do you know Torqeedo, an innovator in the world of electric propulsion for boats? You'll know more after you read this.

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