Wire crimpers, strippers, cutters, connectors and shrink tubing are essential boat wiring tools. How to choose ones that are easy to use and will last years [More] Boat Wiring Tools
Buying a Boat & Gear for It
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If there’s a problem on your boat, you need to know about it right away. A bilge alarm is one tool to give you an early warning. Learn more here. [More] Why Have a Bilge Alarm?
Maintaining your boat is key to enjoying it. Ease of maintenance and access is important is check when looking at boats to buy. [More] Maintain-ability
Snorkeling gear recommendations for masks, fins, snorkel, weights, Lycra, camera, and fish books. Comfortable, budget-friendly and durable choices. [More] Snorkeling Gear for a Cruising Boat
A boat grill is not cheap, and I’d resisted buying a good one. When I finally bought the Magma Newport II Infrared, I couldn’t believe how much better it was! [More] Magma Newport II Infrared Grill Review
Feel like you’re always making multiple trips to carry stuff to the cockpit? You can cut the number drastically with the Muggi. [More] Muggi Carrier
What you need to know if you’re considering a Rainman watermaker. Is it the best watermaker for you? [More] Rainman Watermaker Review
Ten documents, legally-required gear and arrangements you must have when you buy a boat. Checklist with exactly how to get each one. [More] New Boat Checklist
Planning to cruise? Looking for the perfect boat? Tips to help you find her. [More] Finding the Perfect Boat
Looking for an alternative to carrying — and throwing away — boxes of plastic bags, cling wrap and aluminum foil? Etee Wraps are a solid alternative with the bonus of keeping some foods fresh longer! [More] Etee Reusable Food Wraps