Gear

West Marine Digital Tide Watch

by Sail Staff, Posted July 18, 2014

West Marine’s Digital Tide Watch not only displays both high and low tides, it also includes a tide prediction function presented in the form of a digital, easy-to-understand graph.


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Gill Race Watch

by SAIL Editors, Posted July 16, 2014

Straightforward and reliable, the Gill Race Watch is exactly what sailors expect in a quality watch. Made of carbon-reinforced ABS plastic, it’s durable and water resistant to a depth of 98 feet


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Torqeedo Torq Trac Smartphone App & Bluetooth Module

by Sail Staff, Posted July 8, 2014

Recent model Torqeedo electric outboards have included nifty little screens showing things like how much power you have left and how much farther you can go before the next recharge. With the help of the company’s new Torq Trac smartphone app


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Keeping Connected: Wi-Fi on Board

by Chris and Anne-Marie Fox, Posted July 2, 2014

Is the water potable? How’s the holding? Where’s the nearest chandlery? These are no longer the first questions posed by cruisers arriving in a new port. Nowadays, our first questions revolve around a more crucial topic: the Internet!


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Bad Elf GPS for Lightning Connector

by SAIL Editors, Posted June 16, 2014

The Bad Elf GPS for Lightning Connector is a plug-in dongle licensed by Apple that quickly acquires a satellite lock anywhere in the world without cell tower assistance to instantly add location support for the iPhone 5, iPad Mini and iPod touch.


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