Gill JacketsIn a bold new look for Gill, the marine-inspired performance and lifestyle brand, the latest collection includes stylish new Men’s and Women’s easy care, Down-look jackets. 

XantrexXantrex has added a new 2000W/24Vdc inverter designed specifically for military, bus, commercial marine and other applications that use 24V battery systems. This new inverter follows the same design and engineering as other products of the FREEDOM X family.

Furuno ConnectionsIf you've missed any of Furuno's ground-breaking series, "Furuno Connections," now is a great time to catch up on the action! This unique series from Furuno documents a complete electronics retrofit project aboard the stunning 39-foot SeaVee of the tournament-winning Team FourTunate crew. 

Starbrite Wax RestorerAfter many years of exposure to weather and UV rays, it’s not unusual for boats to become oxidized and faded. The traditional restoration method requires a combination of rubbing compound, wet sanding and then polishing; a one-step alternative is Star brite’s new Premium Restorer Wax.

Seasucker Accessory KitsKids know all too well the disappointment of opening a gift that's missing a part. That's why SeaSucker loads its 12 unique Accessory Kits with everything needed to start having fun right away. Ideal as a holiday gift, each collection of specialized products is made in the USA and designed for a specific outdoor activity.

Acon Marine Pop-up LEDOne quick and easy way to update the look of a boat is to replace an old, dated bow light. When upgrading to a compact LED Pop-Up Bow Light from Accon Marine, owners get the added safety of retractable hardware. 

GlomeasyThe traditional method of mounting a boat antenna is slow and painstaking. It includes cutting and soldering coax cable and then carefully twisting it in reverse so it will unwind as the mast is threaded onto the hardware. With the Glomeasy line from Glomex, it's fast and easy to install—and remove—high-performance VHF, AIS, FM and DAB antennas. 

App For Weather RoutingEvery sailor needs wind information, whether planning your next tack or your next sailing adventure. The SailTimer Wind Instrument RB™ is wireless and solar-powered. This innovative new design has a Replaceable Battery in the nose cone  where it serves as the counterweight, on a carbon-fiber pointer. 

Vesper Marine CortexAnnouncing the World’s First Marine VHF Radio with Touchscreen Handsets, Integrated SOTDMA smartAIS Transponder and Remote Vessel Monitoring.

Shakespeare Wireless Internet BoosterWith the new Shakespeare Stream Wireless Internet Booster, you can stop struggling with slow Wi-Fi at the dock or spotty cellular service* on the water.

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