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This waterproof watch has wonderful features for your sailor including a countdown timer with beep signal, repeat and count-up, chronograph, stopwatch, dual time, alarm, and calendar.

FS84897 Features: -Watch. -Durable silicone strap. -Countdown timer with unique beep signals. -Repeat and count-up timer. Gender: -Unisex. Style: -Sports Watches. Band Material: -Plastic. Watch Color: -White. Face Color: -Yellow. Product Type: -Digital. Shape: -Round/Oval. Water-Resistant: -Yes. Alarm: -Yes.

Protect your cruising sailor's hands from the elements and help them get a better grip on that control line!

Gill Championship Short Finger Sailing Gloves Black 7241Gill is a world leading sailing glove brand. This reputation has been earned through constantly researching designing and bringing to market gloves that embrace innovation and clever design. Through the utilisation of cutting edge materials that provide grip dexterity and durability the current comprehensive range once again raises the bar.Features:

Excellent grip flexibility and comfort Pre-shaped construction fits your natural hand shape Stretch fabric on back for comfort Inside facing wrist closure prevents accidental starting of watch

Please note that where applicable, sizes shown are United Kingdom sizes.

The ultimate towel for cruisers and liveaboard sailors. These quick drying towels can also serve as blankets or a stylish sarong.

What is a Peshtemal? (also known as a Hammam or Fouta) A peshtemal (pesh-te-mul) is a Turkish word for a thin flat woven fabric that is traditionally used in the hammam (or Turkish Bath) as a towel. It is used to cover the body as well as dry. Pestemals or turkish towels have so many uses. They are perfect for the beach, pool or bath, as they dry very quickly and are made from very absorbent cotton. This stripe Turkish towel is inspired by the festive beach towns of the French Riviera.
Multiple Uses
These turkish towels also make wonderful picnic blankets, table cloths, light blankets, scarves and a perfect to take to the spa. They are the ultimate travel accessory, as they can be used as a travel blanket on the plane or in your hotel, as well as keep you warm as a wrap or scarf. These turkish towels are very compact and pack very small, so they can easily fit in your suitcase. Turkish towels also get softer with each wash and are made from sturdy, yet super soft cotton fabric.
Makes a Great Gift!
In addition to the many outdoor uses, they can be used inside as a colorful and stylish throw on your bed and in your bathroom where they are not only functional, but will add beauty to your space. Makes a great gift for anyone!

With this great tool, anyone can detect and display water depth, approximate fish location, short & tall weeds, sand, and rocks on seabed. It can be used at the dock, on a boat, or for ice fishing. It is an excellent backup for onboard and useful out on the dinghy, particularly when coming into unknown anchorages.

Specification :
1. Measure Units: Meters / Feet
2. Display: TN/Anti-UV LCD display
3. Backlighting: Green LED
4. 4.6cm diameter Round transducer sensor
5. Depth Range : Max: 100m (328ft) ; Min: 0.9m (3ft)
6. Sensor Beam Angle: 45 degrees
7. Operating Temperature is from -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
8. Uses 4 x AAA batteries (not included)

Package Included :
1. Fish Finder Display
2. Sonar Sensor (Transducer) with 25ft cable
3. Removable Transducer Float with Rubber Stopper
4. Transducer Side-Scan Adapter
5. Stainless Bolt and Wing Nut
6. Neck Strap
7. Operation Manual

How to use the Sonar Sensor:
1. Toss the sensor and float into the water.
2. Attach the Side-Scan Adapter to the boat hull using the mounting tabs.
3. Attach the sensor to a handle, lower the sensor into the water.

Attention:
1. It will turn off automatically if the depth display reads "---" continuously for 5 minutes.
2. The transmitter is waterproof, but the receiver (unit with screen) is not waterproof, so please do not submerge or spray the fish finder screen with water.
3. It can not be used to detect bait fish(motionless) or fish that is smaller than 10cm.
4. When use this fish finder on moving boat, please make sure the moving speed is slowly (lower than 5 mph).
5. The product can only show you where the fish are. It can not show you how big the fish are, but you could adjust the Sensitivity setting. When the Sensitivity is high, it will show you both big fish and small fish; when low, it will only show you the big fish.
6. Extremely cold weather will impact the performance of the product. It is suggested that you keep the unit in temperatures above 0 degrees during operation.
7. Strong waves, suspended matter and muddy water,will affect the performance.

Power is essential for all cruiser. With this charger, they can charge their phone at the dock, on the boat, or in the air!  This charger has a 4-in-1 charging cable that will work with iphone, ipad, and android devices.

Stay prepared no matter where you're traveling with this Window Mounted Solar Rechargeable Power Bank from GreenLighting. With a focus on creating the latest in solar and LED technologies, GreenLighting is all about providing you with quality products that are not only easy on the environment but also your wallet. Designed to get you out of a jam, the Portable Power Bank features a 2000mAh Lithium-Ion internal battery that can provide a boost of energy for your smartphone or tablet device. Just simply plug in the included 4-in-1 charging cable to the USB port and you can recharge your phone up to 40% so you don't have to worry about your phone dying on you while you're traveling in the car, plane, or wandering around in the great outdoors. A durable rubber suction cup allows you to quickly stick your charger onto a car or planes window while the 4.5V, 0.4W solar panel absorbs the natural energy provided by the sun, so no matter where you're at you can rest easy knowing you have a reliable power source. An attached USB cable is available for when you want to quickly recharge the internal battery via your computer so you can be prepared even before you hit the road. The color changing LED bulb can be turned on with the press of a button and will continually cycle through 6 colors while still providing a charge for your device. Four blue LED's indicate the current charge of your battery when needed while a green LED illuminates while the internal battery is being recharged. Clip your charger onto your backpack thanks to the handy stainless steel keychain. Each Window Mounted Solar Charger includes a 4-in-1 charging cable that features a micro, mini, 30 pin, and 8 pin connector that are compatible with your iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Measures 4.5" x 1.5".

The perfect gift for a sailing couple.  This tumbler keeps cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot.  Seriously, this is the best insulated tumbler ever made.

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A must read for all serious sailors. These tips and suggestions could save your favorite cruising sailor's life and their boat!

Heavy weather management is simple—there are only two basic rules. The prudent mariner must control his vessel’s speed and angle to the wind and seas. That’s it. There’s nothing complicated about these concepts. However, the offshore execution of these concepts at sea in 50+ knots of breeze and 30+ foot seas—what we traditionalists call offshore seamanship—can vary greatly depending on the boat type, number of hulls, sea state, wind force, the proximity and direction of land, the presence of ocean currents, underwater topography, and a hundred other evolving factors. Storm management can—and does—get complicated fast. This book covers everything the offshore sailor needs to know about vessel preparation, reducing sail, reefing, towing slowing drogues, deploying a parachute-type sea anchor and, ultimately, hanging to a Jordan Series Drogue. (340 pages, 42 photos, 36 illustrations.) Its core premise is simple: a used $3,000 sailboat can be safer offshore than a new $3,000,000 yacht if it is storm-proofed, has the proper gear, and has a crew who knows how to deploy both. Are you considering taking people you love offshore with limited funds to spend on marine safety gear? If so, read this book. It will both save you money and provide peace of mind. Storm survival isn’t rocket science. It’s all basic, do-able stuff. The emphasis is on practical what-actually-works at sea—with awareness that safety gear costs money and takes up valuable space. This book is aimed at frugal, safety-conscious cruising couples with few pennies and large dreams aboard small vessels on big oceans. Can’t afford a fancy parachute sea anchor? Then consider the lowly, widely available automobile tire—even a discarded retread will do. Or deploy a fender. Or toss over a torn sail… How long should you stay in a storm? Why? Should you minimize or maximize your time within? Why? What are some of the critical decisions you’ll need to make? Is there a lee shore or do you have plenty of sea room? When is a “favorable current” the worst news possible? What is the one thing you must avoid? Under what circumstance should you, if you want to make more miles downwind, toss your dock fenders overboard? Which is best during an extended blow—bow-on or stern-to? Why? What does the center of lateral resistance have to do with anything? How can ten cents worth of kite string save your life? Why are transoceanic sailors obsessed with hording air? Why, for gosh sake, would anyone immediately take a drink if they thought they were sinking? When is the best, most logical time to heave-to, set a parachute sea anchor off your bow, or deploy a Jordan Series Drogue from your stern? What tools should you carry? Where is every boat’s lumberyard located? This book, unlike many, makes definite statements—with no hemming and hawing. It says you should never lay-to or scud. It says parachute retrieval is extremely dangerous. It cautions against any “running set” in mature seas. What about a tennis ball? What do drag queens have to do with it? Do what with burst fenders? When should you happily and gratefully discard the $2,000 worth of storm gear you just purchased? What are the two basic choices as a hurricane approaches? From where do you step into a life raft? Storm Proofing shows you, step-by-step, how to survive a large storm aboard a small vessel on a big ocean—and at the cost of mini-bucks.

Your cruising sailor can meet any solo challenge with this great book!  Tips for managing power consumption, gybing, dealing with heavy weather, and finding time to sleep!

"It takes thousands of hours of sailing to get the kind of knowledge contained in this book." -- from the Foreword by Bruce Schwab

The ONLY bible for how to sail your boat fast, safe, and alone

Solo sailing is within any sailor's grasp with a little forethought--and this essential guide.

Got a 35-foot sailboat? No problem. Is the wind blowing 20 knots? No problem. Are you racing offshore overnight? Even better. Singlehander Andrew Evans learned the hard way how to sail and race alone--with lots of mishaps, including broaches and a near tumbling over a waterfall--and in Singlehanded Sailing he shares the techniques, tips, and tactics he has developed to make his solo sailing adventures safe and enriching.

Learn everything you need to know to meet any solo challenge, including:

  • Managing the power consumption aboard a boat to feed the electric autopilot
  • Setting and gybing a spinnaker
  • Finding time to sleep
  • Dealing with heavy weather

Not a sexy sounding gift, but oh-so-helpful!  These picks are used to remove hoses, moldings, clips, clamps, seals, O-rings, cotter pins, gaskets etc.  Every boat owner should have a set of these life-savers!

This Set of four Hose Removers has many uses. The Set contains long and short, standard and offset hooks. It can be used to remove hoses, moldings, clips, clamps, seals, O-rings, cotter pins, gaskets etc. This pullers are 13 inch long. The set includes one 80210 short hose pick, one 80220 long hose pick, one 80230 short offset pick and one 80240 long offset pick.

For convenient washing, no matter where your cruiser is anchored!  Non-electric, hand-crank unit washes a 5-lb. load in just a couple of minutes.

A hand-powered, portable washer that can clean your clothes in a flash, the revolutionary Wonder Wash is the next generation in green, cleaner laundry alternatives. And thanks to its compact design, it’s an ideal laundry solution for apartments, campers, single people, RV’s, mobile homes, cabins, and anyone who frequently washes small loads. For product support please contact The Laundry Alternative at 661.238.6684

Help your cruiser enjoy the beach with this perfect sunshade that doubles as a privacy changing room!  SPF 50+ sun protection provides a nice respite from the hot sun  - and the perfect reading room!

Take your own shady, private space to the beach or park with the Coleman Beach Shade. This pop-up beach tent is made with UV Guard material that offers UPF 50+ protection from the sun’s harmful rays and durable Polyguard material designed to last season after season. The extended floor can be zipped shut for privacy while changing clothes, and the dry line offers a convenient place to hang wet bathing suits and towels. Integrated storage pockets give you a secure place to put your items while you swim or sunbathe. And when it gets hot, the back window can be unzipped to let the breeze in, while the sandbag compartments can be filled as needed to anchor the beach canopy on windy days. The Coleman Beach Shade comes with ground stakes and preattached guy lines and can be set up in about 5 minutes. Versatile back converts to a wall, mesh window or door