Prop-Aid From $35 • 281/974-8460 • www.hankparkerspropaid.com Spin a prop and can't get back to port? The Prop-Aid fits over the end of an exposed driveshaft and into the through-hub exhaust ports of the prop, which lets it drive the outer prop assembly. It's for temporary use in emergency situations, as it allows for low-speed operation. It fits most outboard and inboard/outboard motors and comes in three- and four-bladed models.
Dive-N-Dog Folding Stair $349 • 239/821-2362 • www.divendog.com Both boater and dog friendly, this swim platform features a 2'5"-by-1'3" platform that extends underwater at the bottom of the stairs and includes 1¼"-wide steps. Made of marine-grade stainless-steel construction, the platform can support 250 pounds with a solid backing plate mount. To retrieve it, just pull a handle to bring the stairs out of the water. Folded up, it stows in a 1'6"-by-1'4" space.
Hov Pod From $17,000 • www.hovpod.com A three-person hovercraft, the Hov Pod glides over grass, sand, mud, ice, and packed snow. Use it for fun or as a boat tender-drive it from your boat to the beach without getting wet. It reaches 40 mph using a Microlight Hirth 50-hp two-stroke engine. It's been tested to take up to 550 pounds on water or 1,100 pounds on land.