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

Mooring Magic or Exceptional Engineering?

by Darren OBrien April 06, 2020

I was, of course, slightly skeptical. A boat hook that magically grabs a mooring ring, threads your line through it and brings it back to you in one easy, continuous motion? She immediately brought one home. <more>

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Does your boat smell? Forget About It!

by Darren OBrien March 30, 2020

While odor elimination is the primary "selling point" of Forget About It for Boats, we found the secondary benefit to be even more impressive. As liveaboards/workaboards with three people onboard full time, we have been pumping out regularly for more than seven and a half years... <more>

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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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