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Garmin's Tip of the Month, July 2011

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Chris Laplante,
Port Charlotte, FL

Splash-proof your smartphone with a (61/2" x 3 1/4") Ziploc snack bag. You can manipulate its touchscreen through the plastic and speak and hear clearly as well. This is not 100-percent waterproof, of course, but if you've ever bent over a livewell and watched your phone drop out of your shirt pocketwell, maybe you'll keep a supply of snack bags onboard for guests, as well as yourself.


Photo by John V. Turner

This article originally appeared in the June 2011 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.