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If a remote-controlled submarine’s too pricey for your budget, try a submersible on a stick.
For weeks, I’d been anticipating the arrival of an AquaLens (an underwater viewing system that mounts on an extendable boathook) from the folks at Aquabotix. While I have no trouble checking on the health of the transom zincs on my boat by simply lying prone on her swim platform and reaching underwater, checking the condition of the deeper, way-less-accessible propshaft zinc (as well as the prop itself) in wintertime North Florida is a chilly, virtually impossible task, unless you happen to own a wet suit and a scuba rig. So was a remote, waterproof video camera—a sort of miniature submarine on a stick—gonna be cool or what?
The Easiest Ways To Clean Up Your Act Onboard.
Watch, pause, and restart live TV no matter whether you’re on land, in the sky, or at sea. Jetstream, a television service that promises access to international satellite services from any laptop or the company’s proprietary receiver boxes that have Internet access.
These megayacht elevators are sure to give you a lift.
We dive the Bahamian depths onboard the newly launched three-person, yacht-friendly Triton 3300/3 submarine.
I recently tested the Jetlev R200 water-powered jetpack down in Fort Lauderdale and man was that thing cool. Jetlev is trying to position it as the next big thing in the world of PWCs. I guess this is a PWC? I don’t really know to be honest...
Think about it a minute: Isn’t hauling your boat in order to change the elements in her underwater lights a lot like tearing your house down to change the light bulbs? OceanLED’s new Pro Series XFM (External Flush Mount) underwater light does away with this sort of overkill. Indeed, to our knowledge...
Fusion unveiled this rugged marine-grade stereo at the 2011 Fort Lauderdale boat show. It lets you pump tunes straight from your iPod to your boat’s speakers using a fully integrated display.
A chance encounter with a newspaper story leads to a deeply intriguing proposition. As a kid, there were only two things I loved as much as boats: treehouses and submarines. To deal with the first of these hankerings, I handcrafted an array of wooden structures
Chelsea Clock plays to its strength with the new Voyager Collection. Each clock or barometer offers a classic look in forged brass with a beveled crystal, but in a compact, 3.5-inch-diameter case.
Miele introduced its new Washer-Dryer combo at Newport and sold two off the floor. With an exclusive stain-removal wash cycle and steam functions, the compact appliance is ideal for a 60-foot or larger yacht. But what sets it apart is the super-fast spin cycle, which whirls out moisture at 1600 rpm before switching to the dryer.
The AutoCleat is the only cleat that goes totally flush at the push of a button‚ —in just two seconds. It not only provides a sleek, uncluttered look but lets you start your engines, press the release button, and be instantly free of all mooring lines.
The Wavejet line of surfboards, paddleboards, and more have battery-powered propulsion to help you paddle out more easily, catch bigger waves, and even take a break if you need it. The company says its boards can be used to paddle into 50-foot-high waves, but if you just feel like giving your shoulders a rest, they’re good for that
The Body Max is a multistation exercise machine‚ —complete with exertion-monitoring computer‚ —that unfolds a full workout from a cabinet that’s just 70 inches tall. The box holds a recumbent stationary bike and a bilateral pulley system with dual 30-pound weight stacks, and is customizable.
Our editors scoured the fall boat shows to bring you the smartest new products.
That ringing you’re hearing isn’t just in your ears. Fire Suppression products.
Grundns Weather Watch Rain Gear
This lightweight foul-weather jacket will stay dry inside and out, and it’s easily packable.
I’ve been into salty-looking foul-weather jackets ever since I saw the famous (and occasionally infamous) cruising sailor Tristan Jones wearing one with a
Get beach-ready while onboard.
Though exercising during a relaxing megayacht charter may not be the first thing on your agenda, you may find all those multi-course meals catching up with you. Fortunately many yachts offer not only some of the best gym equipment but also some of the best views while you’re
No matter how many color options there are to paint your boat, white still reigns supreme as the most popular one, according to paint manufacturer Interlux. Despite the availability of everything from Fire Red to Seattle Gray, white has come out on top for the
Make friends on the docks by having the best-stocked bar.
Locally Distilled Gin
Local distilleries are popping up across the country and are turning out high-quality liquors that can compete with the best of the national brands. For example, Brooklyn-based Breuckelen Distilling uses locally sourced ingredients
KEP Marine recently introduced a line of dual-touch glass-bridge displays. KEPM GB Dual Touch Glass Bridge displays provide touchscreen functionality similar to that of computer tablets and smartphones that allow the user to zoom in or out using two fingers to control the image. The sunlight-viewable LCD screens are
Sitting Pretty Aboard Megayachts
Benetti’s 59-meter (193-foot) Lady Lara was the first yacht with an interior completely outfitted by Fendi Casa when she launched in March 2010. Fendi Casa is an extension of Fendi, the Italian
Prepare for the worst with the best in PFDs.
Mustang Survival has been producing personal flotation devices—or as its tagline says “saving lives”—since 1967. It offers two model lines: one with manual
When the motion of the ocean isn’t enough, these can help get you to sleep. Safe Bed. If you often have young guests onboard or charter your boat, your onboard mattresses can take quite a beating. Spills and stains are bound to happen when the going gets rough or just if you happen to be drinking wine in bed. Made in North Carolina, Zeus America will custom