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08.30.2019 Drew Bartek

Top 5 Boating Gadgets You Need

The Docktail Bar

barcaddyWhat We love: This is a nice gadget that saves deck space, it's easy to take on/off and keeps the party going.  This device makes it easy to make drinks without taking up much space.

Price: $199+ (Larger sizes are available)


  • Mounts in most standard sized rod holders and allows you to level flat at most any angle. If you don’t have a rod holder on your boat other mounting types are available. Please ask for recommendations.
  • Portable Boat Bar, Bottle and Cup Holder. Holds most bottles and cups from 1.75 liters and smaller.
  • Made of King Starboard, UV stabilized, fastened with stainless steel hardware, folds flt for storage.
  • Bar includes 1 cutting board insert and has 6 pre cut bottle slots - Two 1.75 Liter, 2 1 Liter, 2 two Liter and 3 accessory bottle slots.
  • Turn key package includes bar, cutting board insert, Magma rod holder mount, stainless steel hardware.

The Groove Vest 

groove-product-shot-uncrate-styleWhat We Love: This is one of the coolest gadgets around, this vest has two integrated speakers in the vest and can play music all day at the lake.  This is a gadget that will surly turn heads at the lake. 

Price: $299


  • Integration: Two 40MM speaker drivers integrated directly into the vest, in the shoulder area.
  • Internal storage: 8GB storage - enough for 1000 songs.
  • Control: Music controls are easily accessible on the chest with 4 dual functioning buttons.
  • Long-lasting battery: 8 hours of continuous tunes at max volume.
  • Waterproof: IP67 Waterproof Certified.
  • Crash-Proof: Electronics are protected with rugged enclosures.
  • Warranty: 1-year warranty for full refund.
  • Stress-tested: Accelerated life tested to ensure longevity.
  • Volume: 90 Decimal output with clear audio up to 50mph.


The Booster Ball 

What We Love: Works great for tubing and reducing drag and the rope getting caught in the water.  This ball may look a little funny but it will keep your rope above the water creating a better tubing experience.

Price: $79.99


  • Booster Ball Towing system designed to enhance the performance of one to four person towables
  • System includes 4K Booster Ball and custom tow rope; overall tow length of 60 feet with Booster Ball
  • Heavy gauge PVC bladder; heavy duty full nylon cover; reinforced tow system
  • Patented speed safety valve for fast inflation and deflation
  • Hybrid system reduces drag, absorbs shock, and improves fuel economy

Waterproof Drybag 

What We Love: These bags are awesome, they float, they have backpack straps, come in all sorts of colors.  But most importantly they keep your stuff dry.  It's nice having a designated bag for a change of clothes or other important items that you don't want to worry about losing or getting wet.

Price: $13-$26


  • 100% waterproof :OMGear dry bag is made by rugged 500D PVC tarpaulin , vinyl-coated for waterproof protection.
  • Two back straps with adjustable buckles,allows for comfortable carrying and fit for most body sizes. The double straps are made by EVA material,which is same material as life vest,so the dry bag is floatable.
  • Comes in 5L to 40L sizes.


Doggie Boat Ladder

What We Love: No more picking up the wet dog and trying to get him in the boat. This ladder is a genius way for your dog to get back in by themselves.

Price: $199


  • This unique dog boat ramp can be attached and removed in seconds and includes a universal grip that fits almost all boat ladders with three or more steps.
  • Weighs roughly 12 pounds.
  • Good for dogs weighing less than 80 pounds.
Published by Drew Bartek August 30, 2019
Drew Bartek