Gear

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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Six New Reads for Summer

by Adam Cort, Posted June 9, 2014

There’s nothing like a good book, whether you’re on passage or just hanging out in the cockpit at the marina. For those in search of a summer read, there are a number of great new titles to choose from.


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Si-Tex Marine Electronic's T-760 Radar

by Sail Staff, Posted June 4, 2014

For those sailors who’ve long assumed that radar is for “bigger boats” or out of their price range, there’s the new T-760 series radar from Si-Tex Marine Electronics. Measuring just 5.4in wide by 8.9in high and 3.5in deep, the...


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