West Marine Names Green Boating Products of the Year

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — West Marine, the country’s largest retailer of boating supplies and accessories, announced at the Miami Boat Show that three products were selected as “Green Product of the Year” Honorees. Entropy’s SuperSap” epoxy, Torqeedo’s Travel 1003 Electric Outboard and the Lehr Propane Powered Outboard Motor share the top honor and the $10,000 prize. The judges made their selection

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Sperry Top-Sider Continues Brand Expansion Beyond Footwear

LEXINGTON, Mass. — Sperry Top-Sider, the leading nautical performance and lifestyle footwear brand, announced the signing of three new license agreements  to expand Sperry Top-Sider branded products into the luggage, watches and eyewear categories. The new product collections will launch in Spring 2013 in the brand’s wholly owned Sperry Top-Sider specialty retail stores located across the nation, sperrytopsider.com and at premium department stores and

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ACR ResQLink 406 MHz GPS Personal Locator Beacon

Visits to remote places are often deeply rewarding. But these adventures also entail risks that can occasionally prove life threatening—even for the most experienced outdoors people. That’s where Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) come in. Available for use in the United States since 2003, this remarkable technology provides a powerful safety net for wilderness travelers. Fortunately, newer models have gotten smaller

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