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
Buying a Boat & Gear for It
Spending your hard-earned money for a boat and everything that goes along with it.
You want things that will do what you need, last in a marine environment, and make your life better.
Buying guides and products that have worked well for us.
Looking at boats to buy? There’s so much to remember to check out even before you have a survey to get into the guts of the systems. One more thing to check out for safety. [More] Buying a Boat: Handholds
How do you decide what back-up systems and components you need on your boat. Here’s the framework we use. [More] Redundancy and Back-Up Systems
Wouldn’t a heating pad feel good on your aching muscles? How about hand warmers in your pocket? Reusable and no electricity needed . . . [More] Reusable Non-Electric Heating Pads
An affordable MOB alarm using Bluetooth and your smartphone or tablet. If you know IMMEDIATELY if someone goes overboard, there’s a much better chance of recovery! [More] CrewWatcher MOB Alarm
Fast-drying towels are a must on a boat, and TaLii towels are wonderful in that regard. Bonus: they can be laser embroidered with your boat name or logo! [More] TaLii Towels: Boat-Friendly Towels That Can Be Personalized
Do you need a watermaker to go cruising? What are the pros and cons? Things to consider before making a major purchase. [More] Do You Need a Watermaker?
Looking for an environmentally-friendly and wonderful body scrub? Have I got one for you — and it’s made right in the Florida Keys! [More] The Keys Salt Scrub
Everyone wants to know the “rule of thumb” for making an offer on a boat. Here’s my take on how much to offer. [More] What to Offer for a Boat
Thinking of going to a boat show and want to make the most of your time there without being overwhelmed? My tips for a fun and productive time! [More] Going to a Boat Show