We put manual and auto-inflate life vests to the test to determine which solution is right for you.
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We put a Sea Eagle dinghy to the test! Older model Sea Eagle tenders had a less-than-stellar reputation in the industry. The company says they've doubled down on the boat's comfort and durability. Find out how it performed here.
Knowing what you’re looking at has a key component: Being able to see enough detail to make the right decisions. Understand what marine binoculars have to offer, and think about a new pair—good ones don’t need to cost too much.
Better boating photos Under the sea—and on the surface.
The EcoPebble from EcoXGear is neither designed nor intended to replace your boat’s onboard sound system, but rather to keep the tunes close by wherever your party may roam.
Bolstering your boat’s safety doesn’t have to be expensive.
If your public address horn is looking beat—many are—then it may be time for a replacement.
Shore power cords are workhorses that can withstand years of abuse, but they don’t last forever. Know when it’s time to put yours out topasture.
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 your pocket.
Imtra’s new line of Acxent lighting changes the way boaters—and designers—think about brightening their boats.
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 smoke from a pyrotechnic are visible from miles away. But traditional flares have limitations.
With a grotesque gulp of cormorants wreaking havoc on his classic boat, our Senior Managing Editor looks for a way to deter them … permanently.
Solar panels—especially foldable ones—aren’t just for sailors anymore.
“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.”
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—demand the most from our coolers.
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.
With practice, you should be able to lasso a piling with a mooring line from, say, 8 or 10 feet off.
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.
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 managing the lines around your boat. It should take about three minutes.
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 varnish.
The board is capable of sending riders soaring atop the waves at speeds between 20 and 25 knots.
In recent years, tablets have morphed from being excessive toys into serious pieces of navigation equipment.
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.
How well do you know Torqeedo, an innovator in the world of electric propulsion for boats? You'll know more after you read this.
Power is generated by pedaling, transferred via Gates Carbon Drive belts—designed to withstand corrosive environments—to twin oscillating props. Steering of the props is done via a rotating handlebar. Depending on the user’s fitness level, the Founder’s Edition can do up to 8 knots.
Gone are the days where waterskis and tubes were the most sought-after water toys. They’ve been replaced instead by jet-powered watercraft that send users soaring through the air at considerable altitudes.