Where do you go for reliable information? The sites here are my go to places for trustworthy advice.
We all know Defender and West Marine, but they are not the only marine suppliers out there. The vendors listed here offer good prices, unique products, or set themselves apart in some other way. We have done business with all of the listed vendors and will do so again. We are not "affiliates" of any of these vendors nor have the vendors paid or provided any compensation to us for listing them.
Connect with other sailors on their blogs and vlogs as well as on various forums. Here are a few that we follow.