Each product on Pacific NW Boater TESTED has been used aboard our own boat or a friend's boat, whether it's a product that has been designed by us or manufactured by another company. We're not professional captains being paid to endorse a product. We're a liveaboard/workaboard family in the incomparably beautiful Pacific NW, using our boat 24/7, 365 days a year. You can trust our Pacific NW Boater TESTED Products are being used in the marine environment they were designed for. Now you can buy with confidence!

More products and videos are coming! If you have a product you'd like us to test, just drop us an email. We'll use it. If we like it, we'll make a video and sell it right here in our store. 

TESTED Boat Products

Are You Happy with Your Marine Binoculars?

by Darren O'Brien February 13, 2019

Our upfront disclaimer is we do not consider ourselves "binocular snobs". Or binocular experts. But after using our Weems & Plath Explorer binoculars for a few years now, we have definitely become proponents of good quality marine binoculars. <Read more to get $50 OFF any pair of Weems & Plath binoculars in our store.>

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For San Juan Islands Lovers

by Darren O'Brien January 02, 2019

Our San Juan Islands Collection includes galley items, canvas wrapped wall art, a bed set, shower curtain, a jewelry box, throw pillows, mugs, tumblers, apparel and more. All with images and charts depicting the San Juans. Something for everyone who loves the islands as much as we do!

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Wireless radar? Fits our boat perfectly

by Darren O'Brien November 02, 2018

Technically, we don't even really need radar, let alone wireless radar. We could just stay put when it's foggy, only venturing out when it's clear, calm, and only during daylight hours. But we like to use our boat year 'round, and we don't want to wait for fog to lift in order to get somewhere. So we definitely want radar. But did we need it to be wireless? <Read more to get $250 OFF MSRP and FREE SHIPPING.>

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Dyneema® Improves Flat Rope Reel

by Darren O'Brien April 26, 2017 1 Comment

Recently, the Ultraline Flat Rope Reel (formerly known as the Quickline Flat Rope & Reel) has been rebranded and improved, replacing the old polypropylene line with the far superior Dyneema® floating line.

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