When outdoors and in a marine environment, it makes sense to purchase some accessories to make things easier or more enjoyable. As you will be exposed to water and the general marine environment, there are some accessories that are essential.
For example, if you are planning on going on the boat, the waves can be unpredictable. This means, at any point water may come on board the boat and soak everything included yourself. Simply using a waterproof dry bag to store all your “important” personal belongings such as phone, wallet/purse and other essentials can be a real lifesaver and reduce costly damage.
At The Beach
If you are planning on going to the beach or near somewhere with water than you can enjoy or relax, then there are several accessories. From bodyboards for both adult and kids to enjoy to inflatable floating island that you can simply relax on.
For those that have just been fishing or are simply wanting to store food and drink, owning the best marine cooler with large amounts of space can be a game changer. There is nothing worse than drinking a warm drink on a hot day but using a cooler can solve this issue as well as many others.
Out To Sea
Whether you are out to sea on a long haul boat or sailing, having the correct accessories to hand can make a big difference. From boat shoes for maximum grip on deck to the right clothing can ensure you are safe and comfortable.
Visibility is very important when out to sea and coming into the port. You will need to be able to see other objects and boats in the sea and having clear vision with the likes of sunglasses for boating will help you avoid collisions.
In terms of objects that are further away, such as large vessels, its important that you see them early on. Large vessels or sailing boats require a fair amount of time in order to maneuver and its important that you make a decision early on. Owning the marine binoculars with a 7 x 50 mm marine specification will ensure you see have clear vision at long distances whilst out to sea.
When you are out to sea or in around the harbor, if you find yourself in trouble, you will want to get help as soon as possible. For this to happen, you have the choice of various VHF radios or EIRPB but there is an old fashioned method. This comes in the form of a SOS distress light, which can be visible from several miles away.
The list of marine accessories is endless from those that are highly useful to the likes of RC boats that are used for fun. You can view all our marine accessories posts for a further selection of ideas to take on your next trip.