New Products For March 2015

Fast Hand Pump Is CG Approved

The design of Beckson Marine's Thirsty-Mate 519CG#2 and 519CG#3 hand pumps exceeds the original requirements of Coast Guard regulation No. 519C.

Both models have a cast aluminum handle, stainless steel shaft and a low temperature hose. The 519CG#2 has 2-foot intake and 6-foot outlet hose, while the 519CG#3 includes a 3-foot intake and 10-foot outlet. They require no priming and push a gallon of water in 3 strokes.

Beckson also offers the portable 519C pump, measuring 24 inches long with a 4-foot inlet and 6-foot outlet hose. Model 519FD is a flush deck, permanent mount version with an 8-foot inlet hose.

Prices for Thirsty-Mate 519 pumps start at $320.

Beckson Marine,

165 Holland Ave.,

Bridgeport, CT 06605,

Flush Ski Tow Keeps Rope Secure

Designed to keep a water-skier's rope secure, Accon Marine's 198 Ski Tow is more than just a well-made piece of hardware. Flush-mounted, it also keeps the transom clear of protrusions.

The Ski Tow's four-piece patented assembly consists of the main body, sealing cup, backing plate and gasket. To install, owners just drill a 2-1/2-inch hole and attach with four 1/4-inch screws.

Accon Marine's 198 Ski Tow has a price of $47.31.

Originator of the Pop-Up Cleat, Accon Marine manufactures a full line of flush-mounted deck hardware, lifting cleats and navigation lights. The company's goal is to create innovative and quality products that are built to last.

Accon Marine,

13665 Automobile Blvd.,

Clearwater, FL 33762,


Camera Adapter For Recording Versatility

Boaters can extend the versatility of their recording devices and the One-Handle-Does-It-All System with Shurhold's Camera Adapter. Easily attaching to any of the company's handles, it is compatible with GoPro and Garmin VIRB units.

Owners can capture underwater footage from inside the boat or on the dock, or when scuba diving. The handle with camera adapter attached can be set in a rod holder for an aerial view of all the fishing action. It can even be used to inspect under a vessel or other hard- to-reach areas.

The adapter can be locked into any Shurhold handle.

Shurhold's Camera Adapter has a price of $12.95.


3119 SW 42nd Ave.,

Palm City, FL 34990,


Small, Useful LED Cockpit Light

Perko's new louvered cockpit LED utility light is perfect for illuminating deck areas and passageways, enhancing a boat's safety and overall ambience.

Ideal for any place mid-level lighting is needed - cockpit or cabin - the fixture's small size and sculpted louver make it look like a vent.

Constructed of durable stainless steel with a mirror-like finish, the light has a black polymer base for mounting on any flat surface. The 12-volt fixture has an extremely low amperage draw.

Perko's Fig. 1033 louvered cockpit LED utility light is 3-1/8 inches long by 1-5/8 inches high and requires four #8 screws for easy installation. The unit retails for under $25.


16490 Northwest 13th Ave.,

Miami, FL 33169,


Marine Toilet With Electronic Bidet

The new Tecma E-Breeze shower toilet from Thetford Marine blends high-tech design with elegant styling. This turbine marine toilet includes the convenience of an electronic, multi-function bidet.

The E-Breeze toilet's integrated bidet function commences at the touch of a button. A five-setting variable warm-water spray delivers an Intensive Impulse Pulsation (IIP) massage.

The E-Breeze features a heated seat and dryer, both with a choice of temperature settings. Additional sophisticated Tecma components include a lid that closes gently and quietly, and a silent flush operation.

This space-saving electronic toilet is ideal for spaces without room for a separate bidet, or where a lightweight unit is needed.

Thetford Marine,

7101 Jackson Road,

Ann Arbor, MI 48103,


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