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Standard Horizon AIS/GPS VHF

In addition to AIS, the new GX2200 Class D DSC VHF radio has integrated GPS capabilities. Features include a 30-watt hailer, 34800 baud rate selections to connect to a GPS/plotter, selectable true and magnetic readings for AIS targets, and simultaneous PA/fog operation with AIS display and GPS status page. $400. Standard Horizon, Cypress, Calif.,

(714) 827-7600. www.standardhorizon.com

February 2014 issue


Ulysse Nardin watch

Swiss watch maker Ulysse Nardin introduces a 50-piece limited-edition Schooner chronograph that honors the famous sailboat America, which won the 100 Guinea Cup in 1851, the trophy now known as the America’s Cup. Water-resistant to 200 meters, this elegant watch has a stainless-steel case coated in navy blue rubber, a sapphire crystal case back, and the element on the strap is engraved with the schooner’s image. It retails for $15,500. Ulysse Nardin, Boca Raton, Fla., (561) 988-8600.


December 2013 issue


Sperry boat shoes

Sperry Top-Sider introduces five new boat shoes for 2014 that include the “do-it-all amphibious” H2O Escape Bungee, the traditional Sea-Sider (pictured), now with breathable mesh uppers, and the Ricochet, a paddling shoe. Also new are the women’s casual slip-on Chime and Pulse Thong flip-flop. Retail prices range from $60 (Pulse) to $90 (H2O). Sperry Top-Sider, Richmond, Ind., (800) 247-6575. www.sperrytopsider.com

December 2013 issue


Etched glassware

Combining robotics with the traditional craft of glass cutting and engraving, Rolf Glass produces etched glassware in several nautical themes, including sailboat, school of fish and compass rose. Each piece is manufactured in Pennsylvania’s Mount Pleasant Glass Center, the former Lenox Crystal factory. Pricing starts at $5.99 per piece. Rolf Glass, Mount Pleasant, Pa., (724) 547-7500. www.rolfglass.com

December 2013 issue

Accordion boarding ladder

GR8-White is expanding the Accordion Gangplank line, which accommodates boaters who are looking for an easier means of boarding and disembarking or providing access for pets that won’t climb ladders. The Accordion Gangplank II features a wider staircase and a shallower climbing angle. MSRP is $499. GR8-White, Naples, Fla., (888) 855-1804.


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