Accon Pop Up LEDsBoat designers have long wrestled with sometimes conflicting goals of creating clean, smooth lines while maintaining everyday practicality. By folding down flush when not in use, Accon Marine's Pop-Up® LED bow lights achieve this balance.




Eco FriendlyTides Marine has been named the US distributor for Super Stainless eco-friendly stainless steel cleaner and protector.




Worx Hydro ShotWhen it comes to washing an off-road vehicle or motorcycle; hosing down the deck or patio; watering flowers and shrubs; or rinsing dusty patio furniture, the new WORX®Hydroshot™ Portable Power Cleaner is up to the task and more.




Garmin LogoGarmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today announced that it has acquired Active Corporation, a developer of crowd sourced rich content for boaters, marketed as ActiveCaptain™.




Snaps ZipperOutdoor storage wreaks havoc on snaps, zippers and hinges. Even after washing off the dirt, they can still be sticky and tough to use. It can get so bad that the fabric will actually tear before they work. Iosso Products' E-Z Snap frees the most stubborn fastener back to a like-new condition. It's made in the USA.




BandG AISCompact Low Power Transponder Vital for Collision Avoidance.




GWB FreedomWith the introduction of the 21-foot Freedom 215–the latest in their immensely popular dual console series–Grady-White has again applied the company’s 40-plus year history of pioneering design, superb engineering and singular craftsmanship.



Quatix 5Garmin® adds autopilot control, ability to mark MFD waypoints and more to its new quatix® 5 marine GPS smartwatch series.




Pontoon Rail CleatThe Quick Cleat™ heavy-duty portable pontoon rail fender clip uses a no-knot Quick Cleat mounted on a stainless steel bracket for easy adjustment of fender height.





Manual Bilge PumpIf a boat takes on water it is not unusual for the electrical system to fail, leaving standard 12-volt bilge pumps inoperable. Reliable and easy-to-use Thirsty-Mate® self-priming hand pumps from Beckson Marine quickly remove water, making them essential safety equipment for any vessel.




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