West System's Maxi Repair Pack offers an array of goodies: six resin packets, one low-density filler for fairing, one high-density filler for bonding, two application brushes, one syringe, two pipe cleaners, four mixing sticks, one pair of disposable gloves, four cleaning pads, two mixing cups, and a partridge in a pear tree. (Okay, not that last one.) Say "So long!" to gel-coat scratches forever. Price: $21.30. Contact Gougeon Brothers at 517/684-7286, www.westsystem.com.
The Sealink Deluxe 12-Volt Receptacle is corrosion resistant, easy to install, and features a watertight cap. With all the gadgets and electronics gear available for boats these days, you often need an extra place to plug them all in. This one comes with a five-year warranty. Price: $16.95. Contact Marinco at 707/226-9600, www.marinco.com.
Going for a dip? Take a drink along. Heck - take four gallons of your favorite thirst-quenching refreshment along. The Tropicooler from SportsStuff attaches to your boat via a grommet, has a molded handle for easy transport, and will float alongside as you paddle around the surf. Price: $23.95. Contact SportsStuff at www.sportsstuff.com.
SOLE PURIFICATION Contrary to popular opinion, clean feet are the first thing a woman looks for in a man. Get yourself up to par with Soapy Soles. The foot-shaped cushion sports more than 1,500 gently rounded "fingertips" for supreme scrubbing action. Suction cups keep it in place, so there's no awkward bending. Price: $19.95. Contact McNaughton at 800/423-5487, www.soapysoles.com.