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2014 November 1
 The Mr. Beams lantern is a 260 lumen lantern that runs for 15 hours on four D-cell batteries. It is also has a USB charging port can can power three full cellphone charges. Mr. Beams uses LEDs t
2014 November 1
Davis Instruments' MiniShockle is a superstring black bungee that comes in 12 inches, 18 inches and 24 inches. Prices start at $13.99. The wire gate snaps, on each end, are 316 stainless steel so the
2014 November 1
 Tired of catching your toes on cleats? Accon Marine's 470 pull-up, marine-grade stainless steel cleat can be pushed down into the deck when not in use. The cleat needs only three holes, no cutouts. It comes in 4.5", 6", 8" and 10" lengths, starting at $41.85
2014 November 1
The Cup Cooler from Dometic is a topsides mini-mini fridge for a single beverage, like a koozie on steroids. It can replace most standard cup holders and will cool a standard water or soda bottle, or
2014 November 1
This new line of self-tailing electric winches is designed for almost any sized boat, and is meant to make family and shorthanded sailing easier. The E1 features push-button control of a powerful and
2014 October 14
Bernard Engraving's Sailboat Manager series is a three-ring, loose leaf binder that holds laminated reference cards, preprinted forms for boat maintenance, medical, checklists, piloting informa
2014 October 14
Hands-free PhoneThe Une Bobine is a flexible iPhone (it also fits micro USB-charging phones) stand for photography or just to keep the phone at eye level for any reason, like setting on the chart tabl
2014 September 16
 The new coupling connects Elco electric motors to Yanmar saildrives. The coupling makes electric propulsion a more viable option for retrofitting sailboats equipped with saildrives, with Elco mo
2014 September 16
 ReliefBands is a lightweight wearable drug-free antinausea device approved by the FDA.  In some people, they mitigate general nausea, motion sickness and morning sickness. It is worn like a
2014 September 16
 The Tequila Sunrise Collection of recycled sailcloth bags include a wine bag, duffle bag, beach tote, sling bag and roll-top bag. The sturdy sailcloth is water resistant, and the bags are each o
2014 September 16
 The Hyde Wingman PFD is a lifejacket for people who won’t wear lifejackets, but should. It was designed as a self-rescue device for triathletes during the swim leg of a race, so it fits t
2014 September 16
 This clothesline is made from two twisted bungee cords that grip wet gear between them, eliminating the need for clothespins. Each end has a hook, and one hook is cleated to adjust the length of
2014 September 16
Here’s a case of simpler is better. This bifold wallet is sturdy, clear plastic with freezer-type seals, which is perfect for holding an ID, a fishing license and a few bucks on the water. Coghlan��
2014 September 16
 The Aqua S is a waterproof iPhone case that is also a battery that about doubles the phone usage time. The case completely covers the phone and protects it to 3 meters deep, as well as from dust
2014 September 16
Kaenon’s new X-Kore polarized sunglasses come in black or white curved frames and in a wide choice of lens tints, some for sharpening contrast in overcast conditions and other others for knocking do
2014 September 9
 Stand-up paddleboards are common gear aboard cruising sailboats, but SUPs don’t have a place to stow a credit card and sunscreen. Camelbak’s Tahoe LR is a 1.5-liter reservoir with center baf

Perry on Design

  • This rugged, comfortable cruiser has plenty of performance to make quick passages

  • With a Down East bloodline, this cruiser can also make the most of sunny Caribbean sailing

  • This small, attractive cruiser has plenty of options to suit every need

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