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Ocean Racing sunglasses

Ocean Racing has added the Newport, Biscayne and Mackinaw (pictured) to its line of sunglasses for boaters. The glasses are sold direct online, offering the performance, durability and quality of popular premium brands at a lower cost, according to the company. The sunglasses come with a clamshell case and a microfiber cloth bag. $60. Ocean Racing, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan,

(313) 680-6844. www.oceanracing.com

 

August 2014 issue

 

Whoosh 10

The Whoosh 10 inflatable water mat by Rave holds up to eight users (900 pounds) and can be used for a variety of activities or as a platform for skiing or wakeboarding.

It features commercial-grade drop-stitch construction and a heavy-duty anchor point and includes a double-action hand pump. $700. Rave Sports, St. Paul, Minnesota,

(800) 659-0790. www.ravesports.com

 

August 2014 issue

   

WeatherFlow

The WeatherFlow turns your iOS or Android devices into a wind meter to measure speed, direction and average gusts. Download the app, plug the meter into your device and hold it high facing into the wind. The manufacturer promises better accuracy than “any other handheld anemometer on the market.” $34.95. WeatherFlow, Scotts Valley, California,

(800) 946-3225. www.weatherflow.com

 

August 2014 issue

   

JBL receiver

Prospec Electronics introduces a round AM/FM receiver from JBL in black and silver. Stylish appearance aside, the JBLPRV175 is equipped with a 45W x 4 internal amplifiers, Bluetooth audio streaming and wired/wireless remote control. It also includes USB input and can charge most portable media devices. $189.95. Prospec Electronics, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, (843) 849-9037. www.prospecelectronics.com

 

August 2014 issue

   

inReach Explorer

DeLorme’s inReach Explorer integrates route planning, waypoints and navigation with global two-way text messaging, GPS tracking and SOS alerts. Features include a built-in digital compass, barometric altimeter and accelerometer sensors. The handheld device communicates over the Iridium satellite network and can be combined with Freedom subscription plans for satellite service. $379 (Freedom plans start at $14.95 a month.) DeLorme, Yarmouth, Maine, (800) 561-5105. www.delorme.com

August 2014 issue

   

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