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Thursday, November 14, 2019

I’ve had the privilege to test out some cool gear recently and I chose to make it all something I could wear. Here are some highlights of what I found. Gill Marine OS2 Offshore Women’s Jacket - $349 For serious time on the water, whether cruising or in a regatta, I tested Gill’s OS2 Offshore jacket and was impressed

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Gift Ideas

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

New products make their debut every year, and each year some are off-the-charts great. This year, I was blown away by the versatility, functionality, and innovation of a number of new products that range from jump starters to marine security systems. Each one is designed to help boaters maximize their time on the water. Weego 44 I am

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Electronics, Gift Ideas

Monday, December 3, 2018

What do you get a boater for the holidays? How about providing some much needed on-water and on-road help – including free tows back to his or her home dock – in case of a breakdown? Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has three holiday gift ideas that are perfect for any boater, sailor or angler. An

tags: Boat Club, Gift Ideas, Hauling, Towing

Friday, November 30, 2018

I’ve been fortunate to be able to use a dozen new boating products this past season, and have a few to recommend. I have documented in photos the installation of a few on our project boat, which will be shared in more detail in DIY features in upcoming issues. However, for those of you who may need some holiday gift ideas for

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Gift Ideas

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Well, another year under the old transom. Time to think about Christmas gifts for that boater who has everything! Our Year End “Buyer’s Guide” is published each year to showcase new and interesting products our readership might have a need for, or interest in. For my part, I tried to find several gift ideas for

by: Captain Dennis J. Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Gift Ideas

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Chafe-Pro®’s patented Fender Hook is a new and improved method to secure fenders and fender lines to handrails on yachts Installed in a convenient wrap-around manner, the Fender Hook uses Velcro® hook & loops to close and secure itself around the piping or handrails. With an interior liner of our proprietary

tags: Accessories, Decorative, Gift Ideas

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Carved Lake Art is passionate about providing gifts and heirloom quality wood art to boating and nautical lovers. Inspired by the love of the water, Carved Lake Art creates 3D laser cut depth charts of the lakes and oceans of the world. From the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and beyond, Carved Lake Art most likely has

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Decorative, Gift Ideas

Monday, November 19, 2018

Whether you need a gift idea now for the holidays, later for a birthday, for Father's/Mother's Day, or for no real reason at all, here are some of the BEST products for that boater in your life. (Visit the entire "Buyer's Guide" here) Body Glove Dynamo Rapid Hybrid Shoes A staple for many boaters, the Body Glove Dynamo Rapid shoe is

tags: Gift Ideas

Monday, November 27, 2017

Here are some items that have crossed my path that I think might be of special interest to Great Lakes anglers and could make great gifts to consider getting or giving this holiday season. Rod Select 360 I saw these being sold at last winter’s Indianapolis sport show and have been experimenting with all the places these handy

by: Dan Armitage, Buckeye Sportsman Radio,

tags: Fishing, Gift Ideas

Monday, November 20, 2017

As you shop for the boater in your life, whether for the holidays, a birthday, or other special occasion, here are some gift ideas that any water enthusiast would love to receive: Mantus Backpack Features: • 100% Waterproof Main Compartment • 50 Liters of Storage • High Quality Waterproof TPU Material • 1 Way

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Furniture, Gift Ideas, Safety, Accessories, Books & Charts