Marine VHF Antenna

The Best VHF Antenna 2019

The purpose of using a VHF antenna is to increase the efficiency of electric energy into radio waves. You could have the best marine VHF radio on the market but if it is hooked to an incorrect antenna, it will not achieve its full potential. The best VHF antenna is the Shakespeare 5225XT Galaxy, which […]

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Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon

The 3 Best PLB For Boating 2019

The terminology EPIRB stands for Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon and it is used to raise an alarm in the case of an emergency. The alarm will be raised to a search and rescue service and most EPIRB’s will transmit via the 406 MHz frequency and have GPS enabled for the exact location that you called […]

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marine radar system for boat

The 5 Best Marine Radars 2019

The purpose of a marine radar is to prevent the risk of colliding with other boats or objects in the ocean. The stronger the radar, the better it will perform and identify even the smallest of objects such as inflatable dinghies to buoys. The best marine radar is the Furuno DRS4D-NXT Solid-State Doppler Radar, which uses the […]

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GPS Chartplotter

The 5 Best Marine GPS Chartplotter 2019

The marine GPS chartplotter has become vastly populated with a range of system available. These include small 5 inch displays to interactive 24 inch screen with a variety of features to play around with and suited to different types of boating. The best marine GPS chartplotter is the Lowrance HDS9 GEN3, which features a touchscreen […]

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handheld marine vhf radio

6 Best Marine VHF Radios 2019

A Marine VHF Radio is an important safety tool but is usually under rated by users unless there is a crisis looming. The term VHF means Very High Frequency and there are many frequencies and channels for certain scenarios. The best handheld VHF marine radio is the Standard Horizon HX870 with its impressive waterproofing and GPS functionality. The best […]

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Marine Battery

The Best Marine Battery 2019

When it comes to powering your boats motor or the electrical equipment onboard, you will need to choose the correct marine battery. The two main types include a high CCA starting battery and deep cycle batteries. The best marine battery is the Optima Batteries 8016-103 D34M BlueTop with a powerful 12 volt, 750 CCA specification that […]

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best marine battery power station

5 Best Marine Smart Battery Boxes 2019

Waterproof marine battery boxes prevents the battery getting damaged through water or heavy impact. A smart box will also ensure the battery connections are secure and keep it sealed away from the environment. The best marine battery case is the MinnKota Trolling Motor Power Center with easy access terminals for connecting leads and other safety features. […]

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Best Marine Inverter for boats

5 Best Marine Inverters For Boats 2019

The purpose of a marine inverter for your boat is to supply much needed power for your electrical appliances. Inverters simply converts direct current to alternating current by increasing the voltage. The best marine inverter is the Xantrex 806-1210 PROwatt that has built in digital display for DC volts and output power as well as other […]

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best battery charger for boats

5 Best Marine Battery Chargers 2019

Batteries that have lost charge and does not have enough power to start the engine will require a boat battery charger. There is a range of batteries from deep cycling, flooded and AGM, that require certain amount of amps to power up. The best marine battery charger is the ProMariner 43021 ProSport 12 that uses 100% […]

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best solar panels for boats

5 Best Boat Solar Panels 2019

Boat solar panels are the best environmentally friendly alternative to recharging your powerful marine battery with the engine. They are fairly simple to install yourself and not as hard as many people make out. The best boat solar panel is the Renogy 200 Watt 12 Volt Monocrystalline that comes as a complete kit with a wanderer […]

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