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Ride Waves With the Best Boat Wakeboards for Adults and Kids

Imagine the wind in your hair as you ride the wake of a speedboat. Watersports don’t come more thrilling. The traditional method would be to waterski, but just as snowboarding revolutionized skiing, wakeboards have transformed how we waterski. So to give some attention to wakeboards, here’s the lowdown on what …

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The Best Dog Life Jackets to Preserve Your Pooch

Having dog as a companion on your boat is very rewarding. I go everywhere with my King Charles Cavalier, Eric. He is at home on the boat and knows the environment, however, when it comes to water, he does like to fall in. In fact, Eric has fallen in the …

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The Best Boat Hatch Covers for Storage, Light and Ventilation

Are your boat hatch covers faded, peeling or leaking? Are they constantly falling open? Have you constructed an elaborate bungee cord system to keep it closed? Whether you have a sailboat, a liveaboard trawler or even a fishing kayak, boat hatches offer convenience and comfort factors for everybody on board. …

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Going Up? The 6 Best Bosun’s Chairs & Climbing Harnesses

Whether fixing sails or doing repairs on the mast, scaling such heights is not for the faint-hearted. While it may be an adrenaline rush for some, others (like myself) are terrified of height. But for those who willingly volunteer for this task, how do you do it? With one of …

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The Best Mast Climbers & Ropes to Ascend Like a Master

While it can be thrilling, ascending a mast is not for the faint-hearted. It should be a task undertaken with extreme care and caution, especially in rough waters. But there are times when the inevitable happens, and you need to go aloft to perform vital repairs. Sails rip, rigging becomes …

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Sure Footed: The Best Slalom Water Skis

Whether you like your water semi-solid or splashy, the word slalom can mean a couple of things. Even though they share a name and have similar techniques—a zigzagging motion through either poles or buoys—slalom water skiing is not to be confused with slalom snow skiing. The biggest difference, after the …

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Pump It Up: The Absolute Best Inflatable Water Toys

Are you looking for some new ways to enjoy the water when you’re out on the boat? Maybe you’re tired of that floating water mat you’ve had for years. Or maybe you’re just tired of lugging around big and bulky gear like water skis, wakeboards and all the stuff that …

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Ice, Ice Baby: The Best Boat Coolers for Every Boater

What’s the best way to chill out on your boat? That’s easy, by owning one of the best boat coolers on the market! It’s a fact: while you’re on your boat, the last worry you need is the temperature of your drinks. But all it takes is one sip of …

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Feet Forward: Kayak Fishing Shoes for Adults and Kids

Tired of stubbing your toes, slipping on rocks and getting cold feet (literally) while out kayak fishing? Then maybe you need to upgrade to a new pair of kayak fishing shoes. I know I’ve kept water shoes past their prime. They were just so darn comfortable. But it’s time to …