Tools & Gadgets

Offshore Log:Winch Maintenance – Do It Now, Not Later

Maintenance aboard a cruising boat is truly never-ending. Twenty years of preparation for offshore racing have left us with an absolute fetish for the...

Top Flashlight: Dorcys The Boss

A flashlight on a boat is a necesity. Some owners we know carry drawers full of them. Seems you can't have too many. We...

Sticky Business: Duct Tape Tested

Theres probably not a handyman (or woman) in existence who hasn't had experience with duct tape. The universal holder-together, duct tape has been used...

Moisture Meters: Can You Trust Them? We Test Five Models

Youve made an offer on a used boat and have retained a marine surveyor to examine the vessel prior to completing the transaction. One...

Handrail Masking Tape

Just when you thought there could be nothing new under the sun, along comes Handrail Masking Tape. It’s an adhesive tape that comes in...

LED Flashlights: Tektite Expedition Best Value

Most of us have had the annoying experience of the bulb failing in our flashlight, usually at a less than opportune moment. Even when...