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Over several seasons of Latitudes & Attitudes TV, Bob Bitchin included an "I Found It at the Boat Show" segment in each episode reviewing marine products. We are excerpting these segments for this series to make them easier for you to find and reference.
Aboard his pilot house cutter, Darren O'Brien from Latitudes & Attitudes reviews the WinchRite, a rechargeable, battery powered electric winch handle powerful enough to trim your genoa and raise your main - all at the touch of a button.
Aboard his boat, Darren O'Brien from Latitudes & Attitudes TV demonstrates the SolarLight, a hybrid battery-solar powered flashlight. It uses lithium batteries, LED bulbs, and its own solar panel for long life.
At the Pacific Strictly Sail Boat Show, Bob Bitchin reviews the SnakeMate, a waterproof endoscopic camera for viewing hard-to-see areas above and below the water. Attachments allow you to look around corners and even retrieve small objects.
At Strictly Sail Pacific in Oakland, CA, Bob Bitchin reviews the Ronibsen dripless shaft seal that replaces a standard stuffing box. The unit includes a reservoir and hose that injects ATF, automatic transmission fluid, into a bronze bearing housing to lubricate the shaft.
At the Miami Boat Show, Bob Bitchin reviews SmartPlug, a shore power plugin system that's easier to connect and more secure. Bigger pins provide more efficient electrical contact and reduce heat. The pins are self-cleaning to prevent corrosion.
At the Annapolis Sailboat Show, Bob Bitchin reviews Colligo Marine's lighter synthetic standing rigging that replaces standard wire rigging. Synthetic rope allows a higher righting moment and more sail area, Stretch is the same as steel. Colligo Marine also uses its synthetic rope with its line ...
At the Strictly Sail Boat Show in Oakland, CA, Bob Bitchin reviews the CoolBlue refrigeration system from Technautics. It features a true holding plate that doesn't constantly cycle on and off. In turn, this greatly reduces power consumption. The system contains enough coolant eliminating the nee...
At the Miami Boat Show, Bob Bitchin reviews XMXW Satellite Weather that delivers timely and accurate sea state conditions right to your helm 24 by 7 through XM satellites. The system consists of an antenna, receiver, and display interface.