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Friday, December 4, 2020

Lowrance, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the most powerful EliteTM series fishfinder/chartplotter available – the new, Elite FS. The latest introduction in Lowrance’s line-up of mid-range fishfinder/chartplotter displays, the Elite Fishing System (FS) combines a full line-up of

tags: Fishing, Navigation, Accessories

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Even the most skilled boater has experienced damage to their vessel at a raft-off, at the dock, or just tying-up to a fellow boater. Big Bumper Company has developed the ultimate protection for your boat with these inflatable bumpers. Boat owner Cal Miller saw a real need for a better solution to traditional fenders and, together

tags: Accessories, Gift Ideas

Friday, November 27, 2020

The following are accessories that have earned a position aboard my own Great Lakes boat this past season—with one exception: I’ve got a good watch that keeps on ticking despite dunkings (in fact, I never take it off) and can’t yet justify the cost of a new one. But if I did, the Garmin timepiece included here would

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Accessories, Navigation, Retrofitting

Monday, November 23, 2020

Bolt Depot began as a family-owned hardware store in the 1940’s. Due to the number of garages and fishing vessels nearby, it had a strong focus on marine and automotive fasteners. The store earned a reputation on the south shore of Boston for stocking an unusually wide variety of nuts and bolts. Fast forward and today Bolt

tags: Accessories, Retrofitting

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Shallow water auto-anchoring systems have been popular with boat anglers since the introduction of the Power-Pole and Minn Kota’s Talon more than a decade ago. Both have their own unique features, attributes, and following among shallow-water anglers and have become practically standard equipment on bass boats and coastal

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Accessories, Fishing

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Keys, wallets, phones... when you’re out on the water, you need a safe, secure place where your valuables won’t disappear with a splash. And why is it that there never seems to be a cup holder for a cold beverage where you need it most? TGA’s cup holders are the ideal solution. They easily hold two large drinks and

tags: Accessories

Friday, November 13, 2020

Listening to the rumble of your boat’s engines is a joyful sound. Mixing that energy rush with your favorite tunes makes boating even more fun! There are many options in sound systems, but ensuring your components are waterproof and ready for salt or fresh water is key to knowing your system is ready to rock when you are.

by: KICKER Marine Audio

tags: Accessories, Electronics, Lighting, Retrofitting

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

The Scanstrut ROKK Wireless IPX6 waterproof 12/24V Qi certified waterproof wireless charging range enables charging for the marine environment without the need for phone charging cables. Designed from the ground up with marine use in mind, this is the world’s first waterproof, wireless charge system created specifically for use

tags: Accessories, Retrofitting

Saturday, November 7, 2020

Bitter End Quick-Dry Crew Vest Designed to withstand moisture and wind, the Bitter End Crew Vest is the ideal mid-layer for windy days on the water. With three exterior zip pockets & one interior chest pocket, this vest blends utility with timeless maritime style. For BEYC’s collection of nautical gifts for your whole crew,

tags: Accessories, Retrofitting, Winterization

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Exposed to the elements, outdoor fabrics tend to get exceptionally dirty. Replacing them for cosmetic reasons is expensive and unneeded when they can look like new again with the Fabric Cleaner & Protectant Kit from Iosso Products. It includes everything needed to remove a wide range of stains and prepare the fabric for years of

tags: Accessories, Boat Covers, Cleaners, Gift Ideas


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