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Electronics & Gear

Electronics & Gear
Any boat enthusiast will tell you with boat ownership comes electronics and gear—and lots of it! Researching which boating gear is necessary for your boat can feel like a full time job. At Southern Boating, our writers and boating experts have decades of experience reviewing electronics and gear to determine the best. We’ve done the legwork for you! We provide insider tips, insights, trends, and resources for hundreds of products. Browse through articles that include product photos, pricing, detailed specifications, links to manufacturer websites, tips on best use and much more! We’re always looking for the latest and greatest electronics and gear. Have a product that you’d like Southern Boating to review? Contact bonnie@southernboating.com for a review and possible inclusion on our website!

Webasto’s Digital SmarTemp

Webasto's new Digital SmarTemp Control fx precisely manages your boat’s temperature with a unique rotary dial and a large, backlit LED screen that displays...

SpeeCup Portable Speaker

SpeeCup is a portable, wireless Bluetooth speaker that plays music and functions as a hands-free speakerphone compatible with any smart device. Features include an...

Standard Horizon GX2200

Standard Horizon debuts the new GX2200 Matrix AIS/GPS with integrated GPS on the radio’s front panel. Immediately acquire complete AIS and AIS SART targets,...

Gumdrop iPad Case

Gumdrop introduces their brand new marine series of durable, weatherproof iPad cases with easy access buttons and an adjustable stand. The double layer of...

Frigibar Bench-style Freezer & Refrigerator

Frigibar's  bench-style freezer and refrigerators have sleek looks and high-quality finishes to preserve your onboard perishables. The heavy-duty, top-opening units come in Ensign, Skipper,...

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