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Ocean Plastic Pollution

Incase (Recycled Ocean Plastic) Collection

We applaud brands that use sustainability-focused production to help stave off global warming and pollution. And we are particularly fans of Incase and BIONIC’s Sustainable Bag Collection crafted from recycled ocean plastic. Incase, a leading bag brand, collaborated with BIONIC, a leader in sustainable raw materials, to produce this four piece capsule consisting of Commuter Backpack, Accessory Organizer, and two different sizes of the Compact Sleeve.

InCase  Bionic Bag Collection

They utilized plastics that have been removed from the world’s waterways, and repurposed it into a durable synthetic thread to produce the items. Depending on the size of the accessory, between 7 and 26 water bottles are given new life, helping to decrease the large amount of plastics that end up in our planet’s waterways each year.

More than 8 million tons of plastic enter the oceans each year, equal to dumping a garbage truck of plastic every minute. As much as 80 percent of all litter in our oceans is made of plastic. According to a report presented at the United Nations Marine Conference, as many as 51 trillion microplastic particles, 500 times more than the stars in our galaxy, litter our oceans and seas, seriously threatening marine wildlife.

Buy this collection and help clean up the waterways we so love!

Stasher Reusable Food Bags

Okay, so maybe this isn’t the most glamorous product we’ve featured, but these reusable 100% silicon food bags are just the thing for us boaters. Made of pure non-toxic platinum silicone, they contain no BPA, no PVC, and no latex – keeping your food safe from contaminants. Created in response to the growing plastic free movement, these bags pinch tightly to create air-tight storage that keeps your food fresh for storage, or marinading, and even sous vide. Dishwasher and microwave safe, they come in several sizes – perfect for keeping on board meals fresh and fancy.

Tote Bag

Anchor Tote

This tote bag is handcrafted from recycled sails on the working waterfront in Portland, Maine, USA. The X-Large size combined with sturdy hemp handles with 9″ drop for shoulder carry and a clasp closure is perfect for toting any of your gear on board. And it’s machine washable, so no need to worry about the white getting dirty.

Order yours for $225.

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Wooden Boat Tool Tote

Wooden Boat Tool Tote

This is the tool tote we’ve been looking for. When its time to schlep a few select tools down the marina docks (and when isn’t it, really?), the Wooden Boat tool tote is just right. Made of heavyweight canvas reinforced by rivets, super-duty bridle leather handles, and extra layered bottoms. The interior is tall and spacious, the exterior ringed with 8 pockets of various widths. Made in the US, you can expect to get a great many years out of this one.

Measures approximately 6″ deep x 13″ wide x 11-1/2″ tall. $89 USD.

 

Wooden Boat Tool Tote

 

Dry Portable Safe

Dry Portable Safe

Pacsafe specializes in theft-proof travel bags, and has focused the same level of protection to their newest release – a waterproof rolltop pack that’s perfect for boating. The 15-liter Dry Portable Safe comes with a tough exterior and contains PacSafe’s 360 eXomesh, which is basically an integrated chainmail that can be cinched and locked up. The bag is also equipped with an RFID-blocking pocket to prevent would-be scan scams– something to add to your list of things to worry about with other bags, apparently.

Grab yours here at Pacsafe.

The Camino Carryall (YETI)

The Camino Carryall

“Designed to make any adventure’s dirty work a little easier” the new Camino Carryall is yet another solid competitor for your ultimate boat bag. Built with the same extraordinary attention to detail and rugged quality of Yeti’s popular cooler line, these bags are built to keep gear inside protected from the wet, and provide a tough barrier from the rough life of your boating adventures. We especially like the foxy look of the Storm Gray version, though they come in three good colorways.

Pick one up here at Yeti.

The Anchorage Bag (Puddle Jump Bags)

The Anchorage Bag

These Anchorage Bags from Puddle Jump are designed by boaters for boaters. In fact, they were even designed on boat – the s/v Riki Tiki Tavi, by a super-charming liveaboard family that you’ll feel good about supporting.

These bags have it all just right – with a “puddle proof” base and weather proof sides. They stand up and open when empty, roll up compactly, and are lightweight, machine washable and easy to clean. They are made to be completely marine grade, and are constructed using “upcycled” sail cloth and stitched with quality anti-wick B92 SunGuard mildew/rot, UV stable marine grade thread.

Find yours here.

The Boat Tote (Metamorphic)

The Boat Tote

Because we never can have enough bags to carry things in.  The Metamorphic boat tote is great for an afternoon on the boat, a trip to the farmer’s market, or hauling groceries to the dock.  The waterproof tarp bottom keeps your stuff dry, sail cloth sides keep the bag light, and the climbing rope handles stay put.

Boat Totes are 85% recycled materials and are made in the U.S.A.  As a sweet bonus, Metamorphic donates 1% of your purchase to help support clean oceans.

They offer 11 different color and design combos.  You can bag one for $115 at Metamorphic.