TeleType GPS WorldNavigator CF $319 • 617/542-6220 • www.teletype.com The WorldNavigator CF v.3.0 comes with a WAAS-enabled 12-channel GPS receiver that attaches to your PDA and, coupled with the Marine Chart Enabler software ($69), allows you to transfer NOAA charts to and plot your position on a pocket or handheld PC. You can purchase compatible charts, arranged in groups that cover U.S. and international waters, on CD, or you can download single charts or a mixed assortment from the TeleType Web site. Sold separately, marine chart prices vary.
Sperry Fugawi $65 • 800/617-2239 • www.sperrytopsider.com Breathable footwear makes sense in this season's humid, muggy climate. This made-for-summer sandal has buckle straps that lock feet into place. Quick-drying materials and an antibacterial shield fight odor and wetness. Nonmarking rubber soles reduce tumbles on deck. They come in three two-tone styles: charcoal and gold, navy and gray, and khaki and black.
Touchless Boat Cover $1,950 to $2,645 • 877/679-2217 • www.automatic-boat-cover.com Use the included remote control to lower this boat cover over your boat or waterbike. Its galvanized frame mounts on top of your boat, independent of your boat lift. Made of Sunbrella's marine-grade fabric, the cover comes in a variety of colors and has a built-in mesh strip that lets the air inside circulate. Cost of installation is not included in the equipment price.
Pettit Vivid $160 • 800/221-4466 • www.pettitpaint.com This new copper-based antifouling paint, which meets current regulation standards, comes in bright white as well as blue, black, and red. Want to create your own look? Pettit can also mix custom colors to suit your style. Applied with a brush, roller, or spray, Vivid paints adhere to fiberglass, wood, and steel hulls.