The 5-gallon-bucket: It’s the unsung hero of boat gear. These plastic companions hold scrubbing suds, stow tools and, ahem, are there when nature calls and there’s no on-board facility. The problem is that most buckets fail after a few years of use. Yeti, known for coolers that hold ice for ages, aims to solve that dilemma. The company says its LoadOut bucket is overengineered “to exceed any need, from the boat to the backyard.” And it comes in several colors. $40. yeti.com
This article originally appeared in the January 2017 issue.