Installing an ELCI Prevents Electric Shock Drowning!

Installing an ELCI Prevents Electric Shock Drowning!

Anyone who’s come in contact with even a mild jolt of electricity knows the muscle spasms it can generate. Complete immersion after falling or unknowingly jumping into water that’s been electrified by a boat’s faulty wiring can trigger total body immobility and even stop a heart, tragically resulting in a drowning fatality. The cause is typically stray AC current exiting the boat and traveling back to its source on shore via the water instead of…

The Top 5 Boating Accessories for Fun and Safety

The Top 5 Boating Accessories for Fun and Safety

Boat lovers rejoice! We’ve put together a list of the top 5must-have boating accessories. These make a great gift for any boater in your life, although we have a feeling that you’re going to want to pick these up for yourself! Here are our top 5 picks: 1. The Roxant Grip Scope Practical and fun for boaters, this weatherproof wide view monocular is durable, compact,and features a no-slip comfort grip. The high definition optical glass…

Holiday Gifts for the Boater in Your Life

Holiday Gifts for the Boater in Your Life

With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gifts for your family and friends. At SmartPlug, we’re passionate about boating, so we’ve compiled this list of the best holiday gift ideas for the boater in your life!   1. Engel High-Performance 25 GT Cooler This distinct cooler is roto-molded for toughness and durability. It’s built with 2 inches of insulation throughout so that it retains ice for…

Tips to Winterizing Your Boat

Tips to Winterizing Your Boat

With boating season coming to an end for most of the country, it’s time to start thinking about winterizing and protecting your valuable recreational asset. It’s no secret that winter weather can wreak havoc on a boat that’s not prepared for hibernation. The time and effort you put in now will have a definite effect on your boat’s performance and save you time and money come next season. Here are SmartPlug’s tips on winterizing your…