Personal Gear & Apparel

Sunscreen for Sailors

In our opinion, the only sunscreens worthy of addressing in a sunblock review are those that offer broad-spectrum protection from sunburn. Formulas that ignore...

PS Advisor: Harness Crotch Straps

During our testing a of a harness without a crotch strap, the harness did ride up on the victim, but there was no tendency...

Chandlery: Bike Friday Road Tested

In February 2006, we compared four folding bikes, the Dahon Helios, the Dahon Cadenza, the Montague Paratrooper, and the West Marine Port Runner, with...

Fish Storage: Its in the Bag

If you like trolling while you sail, and youre good at it, youll inevitably land some fish too big for the cooler or ice...

Bone Dry: Laptop Pack Passes PS Test

This product would be entirely suitable for cruisers who tend to ferry an assortment of sensitive items groceries, laundry, mail to and from the...

Gadgets, Gear, and Goodies

Its that time of year again: Time to hunt down those last-minute gifts for the boaties in our lives. And because many sailors wish...

Mailport: 12/06

MARINE INSURANCE REDUXI have been reading with much interest your articles about marine insurance this year (April and May 2006). Every year, I look...

Marine Binoculars Over $300

Quality Optics, warranty: ruggedness put Fujinons on top.What do you get when you spend big bucks on binoculars? Significan'tly better optics and increased durability....

Rhumb Lines — Getting a Fix on Reality

It was mid-July 1990 on the Caicos Banks, a stretch of shallow, gin-clear water extending for about 70 miles east to west in the...

Looking Sharp

Binoculars are an expensive but essential piece of marine safety gear. All skippers should keep a pair close at hand whenever they are at...

C&C 40: What You Should Know | Boat Review

Looking to buy a 38-42 foot sailboat for less than $50,000? Considering a C&C 40? See a C&C Sailboat for sale? What are the...