Navigation of the site is by category structure from anchors to safety gear, under the following headings;
Cockpit enclosures are popular with boaters who either live aboard or spend time in the cockpit in all weather situations.
To find and install an enclosure it probably means you would contact a canvas maker or make one yourself. This is both time. . . Read More
The new D-Splicer rope splicing tool is designed to take the difficulty out of working with small diameter braided lines.
The D-Splicer Kit uses a stainless needle which doubles back on itself. This way the needle can be pushed through the line and. . . Read More
I'm afraid at my age it means I need readers increasingly more often. It used to be that outside we did not need to read, but with the proliferation of tablets and sunlight readable screens we need both sunglasses and readers at the same time. I have. . . Read More
Most boats have some sort of Canvas on deck, be it a Bimini, Dodger, or Sail Cover. Canvas just like any other surface on your boat needs regular cleaning. But even with. . . Read More
Boats are wet and especially when they are buttoned up in rainy and cold damp conditions. Because if this we are always interested in dehumidifiers and when the Space dryer from H20ut came to our attention we had to get one.
H2Out Space Dryers come. . . Read More
AIS is well known and its benefits understood by boaters of all stripes. Whether receiving or transmitting a dedicated AIS antenna is preferred. You could use a VHF antenna, but for best results use a dedicated antenna.
Digital Yacht have come up. . . Read More
Seen by one of our friends at the Chicago strictly Sail boat show last week. Tell tales with LED's for night sailing and trimming.
The Fenderstep is a well thought out boarding step. Here is the original review we did of the Fender Step several years ago.
What's unique about the FenderStep is that its dual. . . Read More
The new extractor from Vetus can be used for engine rooms, galleys, and heads. The extractor can move 140 cu feet per minute which is high capacity indeed.
Mounted on a bulkhead its easily plumbed. For gasoline or petrol engines an ignition protected. . . Read More
Air Conditioning units have a dehumidifying setting, but how much moisture do they remove. The answer is not very much and certainly not any where near what a dehumidifier can remove. Many boat owners carry a portable dehumidifier, and there are lots. . . Read More
Over the winter the lines on your boat can get very grubby. They get wet and do not dry and in the process attract dirt. To prevent this from happening remove them from the boat and take them home to clean. Then they will be ready for the spring.
Salt. . . Read More
B & G have been at the leading edge of sailboat instruments for many decades. Mostly used by high end racers, the new H5000 is designed to appeal to cruisers also.
One feature of instruments is the ability to calculate true wind. When your standing. . . Read More
There are many lifejackets on the market.
But for infants you need some extra protection.. . . Read More
If you want to upgrade your boating or Navigation knowledge, there is a new online educational site. Nautical live has several free Full HD Sailing Lessons for you. These lessons are clearly presented with pertenant information and with clear graphics.. . . Read More