Boat Shop New Gear

Boating Market's Newest and Hottest Gear

Electric outboards

Torqeedo’s latest Cruise 2 and Cruise 4 electric outboards were just a prelude to the introduction this fall of 30- to 80-hp (equivalent) models.




Fouled hulls need vibrating action to remove barnacles, according to Wavecraft USA, manufacturer of Waveblade.



Raymarine e165

Raymarine’s new e165 multifunction display has a 15.4-inch, 16-to-9 wide-format screen with the same footprint as a traditional 14-inch unit. Backlit with LEDs to improve power efficiency, the MFD can network as many as six displays, as well as sonar, radar, thermal and other accessories. Features include Raymarine’s LightHouse user interface, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and live streaming to mobile devices. The e165 HybridTouch starts at $6,249.99. Raymarine, Nashua, N.H., (603) 324-7900.

November 2012 issue



Fans of beaching the boat and grilling on shore have a new option with the Grilliput, which breaks down and packs neatly inside a 1-by-11.5-inch tube. Unscrew the end cap of the tube, remove the pieces and slide the grill grates and legs into place. After use, the soiled grill rods can be cleaned with a built-in cleaning groove. MSRP is $29.99. A collapsible stainless FireBowl for wood or charcoal also is available ($14.99).

Industrial Revolution, Tukwila, Wash.,

(888) 297-6062.

November 2012 issue


Gill floating sunglasses

The latest collection of Gill floating sunglasses incorporates new styles and polarized lenses that reduce glare and protect against UV radiation. A hydrophobic outer lens coating sheds water and reduces salt residue. Oleophobic technology is applied to the inside, repelling fingerprints, sunscreen and skin oils. The padded wraparound frames are light and tough and keep the glasses afloat if they end up in the drink. MSRP is $70 to $90. Gill North America, Buford, Ga., (678) 730-5580.

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