Gear & Gadgets

Cushy Climb Aboard: Dan-Fender Fender Step

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Boat Fender Side Boarding Ladder

An oldie but a most excellent goodie, the Fender Step® by Dan-Fender solves the issue of boarding the boat where you don’t have a traditional ladder (or care to put one). Even on floating docks a high freeboard will prove a challenge for some (ahem, the 5’1″ crowd speaks up) so the Fender Step® is […]

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Get A Grip with the Tree Frog Pad

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Where to stick your handheld when you’re at the helm…it’s your biggest quandary, right? Well, maybe not the biggest, but when you want to take advantage of the latest boating app on your iphone, you need a Tree Frog Pad. The Tree Frog Pad is sticky like its namesake because it’s made from an environmentally […]

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Restore Solar-Powered Electronics Charger

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Whether you’re on your boat, hanging out on the beach or hiking the coast, it’s hard to find a place to charge up your gear. Now you won’t have to worry any more because there’s a new gadget from the pioneers of portable solar power – The Restore™ Portable Power Device from Brunton. It’s the […]

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The DinghyRack by AquaFoam

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Fiberglass or teak decks can easily get scratched when storing or moving a tender. Now there’s an innovative and low-cost solution to stow your inflatable dinghy on deck. AquaFoams’ DinghyRack consists of cross-linked polyethylene foam that keeps an overturned inflatable a few inches above deck, thus preventing damage from oarlocks or the hard transom, according […]

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Best Seat On Deck: Oniva Portable Folding Seats

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Portable Boat Seats

If you’d like to have the option of sitting anywhere on deck (comfortably, that is) these Oniva Portable Folding Seats may be just what the captain ordered. Steel-framed and sturdy, the PU foam padding provides a nice soft cushion giving you primo seating wherever you land. The heavy-duty PVC bottom keeps the water out so […]

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Bheestie Bag Slurps Moisture From Small Electronics

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Keep one of these thirsty guys onboard in case your cell phone takes an unexpected swim. The Bheestie Bag is designed to dry out a wet cell phone, digital camera, iPod, headphone set, or any small electronic device — even it’s been fully submerged. Invented by two frustrated moms/sisters (after watching a sad little boy […]

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LG-Sea-Lander Folding Dock Cart

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Folding Boat Cart

When you need to haul gear to the boat, a folding dock cart is the ideal choice for the job — but standard cart models have a few less-than-optimal features, notably: a rigid, inflexible shape, an open design leaving gear unprotected (and requiring small items to be bound), and a bit of a “chunky” frame […]

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Tommy Bahama 82 Qt Party Cooler

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No more marine igloo ice chest with the sharpie-scrawled “DRINKS” sign – the Tommy Bahama Party Cooler lets your drinks chill out in style. A sizable 82 quarts, this handsome party accessory has a deep Thermoform insulated tub and a split lid for easy access. Also includes a bar towel holder, a bottle opener (with […]

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AquaBells Travel Weights: Onboard Fitness Fix

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No more Pulpit Pull-ups or CQR Curls – these AquaBells Travel Weights give you onboard weight training without the need for such creativity (or hassle of traditional dumbbells). Simply fill the collapsible chambers with water, secure on the cushioned bars and you’re ready to workout anywhere - boat deck, marina dock, or how ’bout that oh-so-peaceful palm-studded beach. […]

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