Top 20 Boating Accessories & Gadgets - What FUN!

Top 20 Boating Accessories & Gadgets - What FUN!

It's time to talk about something FUN! What cool accessories and gadgets have you found that take your boating adventure to the NEXT LEVEL? There are some Safety Essentials that you are required to have on your boat... and then there are some extra special products that make boating a little more fun and easy.

Take a look at our Top 20 Boating Accessories and Gadgets List -- from cool technology to products that make your boat shine!

1. Boat Gadget 10-in-1 Boat Tool

The 10-in-1 boat tool is a beer and wine bottle opener, fishing line cutter, drain plug tool, survival whistle, canvas snap opener, and so much more.

2. Portable Boat Trash Can

There never seems to be a good place to keep a trash bag on the boat–and there is always trash. Avoid the risk of littering and tie this mesh bag onboard.

3. EVERLIT 250 Pieces First Aid Kit

A good first aid kit is always a necessity, but a great first aid kit is even better. This set comes with a heavy duty tactical bag, a flashlight, glow sticks, and so much more.

4. Premium Boat Scuff Erasers

A Magic Eraser for boats? Yes, please!! Keep that stern shiny without needing to break out the wax every weekend.

5. Sirius Signal LED Flare

Never worry about whether your flares will work in an emergency situation again. This light can flash the SOS signal for up to 60 hours, and is visible for up to 10 nautical miles.

6. NOCO Genius GEN5X2 Onboard Battery Charger

No boat is complete without an onboard battery charger. It can detect when your boat's battery is as low as 1V and will kick in immediately. Most importantly, it's 100% waterproof.

7. GoPro HERO9Waterproof Action Camera

Waterproof to 33 feet, this digital action camera will let them capture every single moment above board and under water. It captures 20MP photos in high detail, while the camera's hyper-smooth video stabilization records all the action in 5K–without the jerks and shakes of some other cameras.

8. Garmin GPS Fish Finder

Many boaters simply enjoy the water while others prefer it as their favorite way to go fishing. This highly rated fish finder is incredibly accurate and affordable.

9. Solar Phone Charger

Nowhere to charge your phone on the boat? No worries! The Solar Phone charger is an ideal choice. It is portable and waterproof made for all cell phones, tablets, and electric devices. Also includes a USB and powerful LED Flashlight, making it easy to charge two smartphones simultaneously or a tablet at full speed.

10. JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Nothing like a boat ride without tunes. This waterproof Bluetooth speaker gets loud enough to drown out the sound of a motor and is portable enough to toss in a bag to and from the dock.

11. GIDREN 5 Gang Waterproof Rocker Switch Panel

For the technologically savvy, this switch panel helps boaters keep track of the electrical health of every item onboard.

12. Bungee Dock Lines

All boaters need a pair of dock lines for docking. The high-quality material and heavy-duty bungee line is like no other dock line. With convenient fixed loop on one end and an adjustable cam buckle loop on the other end, you can use this long-lasting cord as a boat dock bungee tie and more on your nautical adventures.

13. Scrubzz Disposable No Rinse Bathing Wipes

On those days or outings when a traditional shower is out of the question, these rinse-free, hypoallergenic bath sponges are a must. They produce a rich lather with just a little bit of water, so you can scrub the stink and sunscreen from your body, from your hair to your toes.

14. Char-Broil Portable 240 Liquid Propane Gas Grill

With a 9,500-BTU burner and a cooking surface that can accommodate up to eight burgers, this propane grill is ideal for cooking on the beach, at a campsite, and, of course, the deck of a boat. It weighs just over 28 pounds with carrying handles for maximum portability.

15. Advanced Elements Portable Solar Camp Shower Kit

This solar shower makes it possible to sneak in a shower, no matter where your adventures take you. Just fill up the five-gallon reservoir, place it in direct sunlight, and you'll be ready for a warm and toasty shower in about three hours.

16. Waterproof Phone Case

The Pelican (Marine Series) waterproof cell phone pouch’s innovative design on the side of the case allows users to easily access the phone’s side buttons. High-quality soft TPU material. Quality TPU material makes it easy to touch and swipe the screen; Clear Window design on the front for viewing videos and checking emails free. 

17. Boat Guard Boat Wax

Cleaning your boat before and after every outing is of the utmost importance. Your boat comes into contact with seriously damaging elements every time you use it. Boat Guard is unmatched in ease of application, cost value and performance. A must-have for all boaters! Amazingly useful on all fiberglass surfaces. Instant restoration like you have never seen before. Check out more features of Boat Guard

18. Personal Locator Beacon

Being able to send a SOS distress signal can be crucial. This small, rugged, lightweight personal locator beacon that is buoyant and includes attachment clips including a belt clip, oral inflation tube clip, straps and lanyards for increased wearability for boaters, campers, climbers, RVing and all your outdoor adventures

19. NoCry Cut-Resistant Gloves

If you plan on working with knives or sharp tools on your boat, these gloves will protect your digits. Made from polyethylene, fiberglass and spandex, they are cut-resistant and machine-washable.

20. Waterproof Dry Bags

Being able to keep your technology "DRY" when out boating is a necessity. This dry bag has the overall waterproof capability, making sure to keep your items and valuables dry when you do some water sports like boating and kayaking, but not underwater sports.

Dry Bag Boat Accessory - Boat Lines & Dock Ties Blog

(Remember to inspect your boat lines and dock ties and replace as needed. Boat lines and dock ties weather and weaken over time.)

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