The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Cool and fun gear under $30.

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Original Wacky Noodle Wacky, wet fun! Who doesn't enjoy floating aimlessly with a Noodle under each arm? A must-have for the kiddies. $1.99; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Master Lock Coupler Lock Designed to fit couplers between 1⅞ inches and 25/16 inches from major manufacturers such as Reese and Fulton, its advanced mechanism prevents picking. $27.78; masterlock.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Just Mobile Xtand Go It's not just for the car — mount an iPhone in the cockpit and tap away at your favorite nautical app. OK, this one's slightly over $30. $35.99; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Knot-A-Bag Portable Plastic Bag Dispenser Make a bag of any size for any purpose by pulling, cutting and knotting, all out of one small tube. Convenient! $6.98; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Minn Kota Digital Battery Meter This easy-to-use device measures voltage and state of charge, displaying either on its bright LED display. $17.99; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Rescue Tech Rescue Tape Make emergency repairs to plumbing, electrical and other items with this heat- and moisture-resistant self-fusing silicone tape. $9.99; westmarine.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Plano Deep Dry Storage Marine Box A durable catchall that'll keep tools, accessories and electronics dry and secure. Every boater should have one. $14.00; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Allied Pro-Grade Switchgrip Dual Jaw Pliers This convenient tool converts quickly from a flat-nose jaw design to a longnose design for working in tight spaces. $16.62; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

XPS Heavy-Duty Dry Bags Keeps everything dry as a bone thanks to its waterproof fabric, quick-release buckle and roll-top seals. $12.99 to $22.99; basspro.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Bowtender Tip-Resistant Beverage Holder Keep your drink in its place with this portable, wide-based cup holder that carries up to a one-liter bottle. $19.99; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Brinkmann Q-Beam Blue Max Marine 12-Volt Spotlight Its blue-rimmed lens is said to allow this rechargeable light to provide glare-free penetration of gloom. $30.00; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Fender Grip Put a fender at any height you need on rails or cleats and adjust to the perfect spot by squeezing the release mechanism. $19.95; newworldmarine.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Cruisers Utility Straps Secure a fender to a rail or bundle rods or an anchor line so you can transport them safely. Silicone won't rot or scuff stuff. Six for $14.99; topshelfmarine.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Boatmates Cruisin’ Caddy Always chock-full, the one atop my helm keeps gear handy and stays in place despite rough seas. $10.99; cabelas.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

West Marine Collapsible Boat Cart Tote gear down to the dock in style and then fold this lightweight, rugged, corrosion-resistant cart for easy stowage. $23.99; westmarine.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Wipeout Eraser With handle on the blue side, we wet it to remove black marks on the vinyl rub rail and upholstery — without acetone or harsh chemicals. Easily. $19.99; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Dock Edge Solar Docklite Durable, weatherproof, low-profile and easy to install, this wireless dock light is powered by the sun. $19.99, amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Coleman 12-Volt Quickpump Air Pump Inflates and deflates tow tubes, airbeds and beach toys, making it invaluable whether overnighting or just playing during the day. $28.75; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Caulk Saver Screw this auger into half a tube of caulk all the way to seal it and preserve it for the next bead. $1.99; harborfreight.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Aqua Oasis Airhead Cooler We hate getting out of the water for another cold drink. Now we don't have to. Holds 24 cans and ice and has a shoulder strap. $24.69; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Duck Select Easy Liner The nonadhesive grip on both sides of this handy shelf liner will hold cups, plates or even a cell phone on any surface of the boat. $3.97; walmart.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Rapala X-Rap Magnum 20 Get it down deep! Whether targeting Northeast stripers or Florida kingfish, the red-and-white X-Rap is always a proven choice. $19.99; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Otterbox IPhone 4 Impact Series Case Call it armor for your phone. It fights moisture, shock and vibration without reducing access to the phone. $19.99; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Aqua Zooka Water Gun This party toy will knock a pirate's cap off at 35 feet then suck the water out of the cockpit. $8.98 to $17.98; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Top Shelf Marine Deck Blaster This armored nozzle doesn't corrode, leak or chip the deck if dropped. Flex the end for the water blast and release it to stop. $29.99; topshelfmarine.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Star Glow Metal Polish We were shocked at the shine achieved on the aluminum and stainless steel on a boat, so we didn't mind that it broke the bank. $34.99; magicbling.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Magic Bling Glass and Plastic Cleaner Spray on sunglasses, windshields and GPS screens. It leaves a streak-free shine that resists water spots or fingerprints. $29.99; magicbling.com. Note: Buy the Star Glow and Magic Bling together and they each hit our $30 target!Tom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Bodum Anywhere Travel Mug The insulated slip-proof silicone base, radialdial locking top (no leaks) and drink-from-anywhere lid goes with us. $8.95; bodumusa.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

U.S. Divers Youth Molokai Mask and Island Dry Jr. Snorkel Combo With a Molokai mini mask and an Island Dry Jr. snorkel, this combo is perfect for the youngster who's learning to snorkel. $19.16; amazon.comTom King

The Best 30 Boating Goodies That $30 Can Buy

Latex Gloves A doctor friend started me down this road. No, we were working on his boat. Now I always use them. $9.99; harborfreight.comTom King