Patagonia is a global leader in sustainable products; even their wetsuits. The Yulex series suits are made with renewable rubber from Hevea tress, a source that results in 80% less CO2 emissions than a standard neoprene wetsuit while offering equal if not superior comfort and performance.
Taking sensitive, high-tech gear like camera equipment & computers out on the water is a gamble. But if that gear is packed into a bag like the SubTech Pro drybag, it’s a lot safer. The 45-liter drybag features airtight dual zippers & an internal inflation system that provides shockproof protection for everything inside. It is made of tough 460D TPU material & completely waterproof to 50-meters.
For travelers constantly moving from one time zone to the next, the Casio EDIFICE EQB600 will keep you on schedule. By linking with your smartphone, time is constantly corrected & gives you automatic access to time in 300 global cities. Keep track of time both back home & the current location with 1-button ease. The watch’s solar charging system will keep you powered up, drawing a charge from even the dimmest of light sources.
Like all of Yeti’s overbuilt coolers, the Hopper Flip 12 offers bombproof construction to endure years of hard use & abuse. The exterior is made of tough TPU-laminated nylon & features a watertight, airtight Hydrolok zipper plus a removable shoulder strap & MOLLE webbing for attaching gear. The interior lining is a food-grade anti-microbial material. At 3.2-gallon capacity, it is sized for packing a family picnic or toting a 12-pack.
The M18 Site Lite is the first high output cordless site light on the market. It’s built tough for the inevitable impacts on the job site & uses Milwaukee’s 18 volt cordless batteries to power its high-definition 4400-lumen LEDs. There’s a centered hanging hook & AC in/outs for stringing multiple lights together.
Handmade in Japan, the Readymade Weekender is a mini Dutch oven for backyard, campsite or at-home roasting. It’s 13.4” long by 6.1” deep. Heavy duty cast iron construction means you can load it up, then drop it right into the coals or even the campfire for cooking.
The Bone Collection from Los Angeles-based bag maker Killspencer is an assortment of minimalist bags & accessories all constructed with taupe Nubuck leather & Nubuck suede. It includes a pair of duffle bags, 2 tech-friendly daypacks, a tote, a convertible dopp/folio, a zippered pouch, & football.
With a 30-hour battery life, Sennheiser’s PXC 550 wireless headphones beat Bose QC models by more than 10 hours. They also operate with an app called CapTune that lets you fine tune audio levels & noise-cancelation for personalized sound.
Like a handheld Hubble, the Tiny1 is an astronomy camera powerful enough to capture deep space images but small enough to fit in your pocket. This little powerhouse packs 2.5K UHD resolution to produce 2688 x 1520 still images and video in a range of frame rates. Built-in star map software lets you know what you’re looking at & bluetooth+wi-fi connectivity let you share it all.
This is a sports-specific pack built of tough, weather resistant 840 dobby nylon and featuring an isolated outer ball pocket as well as breathable Ariaprene padding in the shoulders and back. A padded laptop sleeve & TSA-approved locking main compartment make it a solid choice for travel & commuting, too.