Tools for Cooking Aboard

Everything you need for a culinary adventure

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No matter if you’re whipping up a five-course culinary masterpiece in the galley or just grilling under the stars in the cockpit, having the right tools can make the task both easier and much more enjoyable. Here are a few things to be sure to have in your arsenal when cooking aboard.

Williams Knife Co.

Williams Knife Co.
The Edisto. Williams Knife Co.

Shucking fresh oysters definitely requires specialized gear. Chris Williams of Williams Knife Co. created his own style of knives that are as beautiful as they are functional. One result: the Edisto, an oyster knife designed specifically for the small cluster oysters found along the East Coast.


Coastal Kitchen Collection from Toadfish
Coastal Kitchen Collection from Toadfish Toadfish

The Coastal Kitchen Collection from Toadfish combines three popular and innovative seafood tools into one set. Their high-end designs make preparing seafood safer and more enjoyable, allowing you to crack crabs or lobster, devein shrimp and shuck shellfish with ease.

Big Green Egg

Big Green Egg Knives
Big Green Egg Knives Big Green Egg

Boats are notorious for having dull knives. Ditch those old blades and go with something nice, like this set from Big Green Egg. Premium German stainless-steel construction combines extreme sharpness with unmatched durability to keep these knives razor sharp. The magnetic block is another nice touch to keep them secure in any sea.


Benchmade Fillet Knives
Benchmade Fillet Knives Benchmade

A world leader in knife making, Benchmade has introduced a line of seriously good fillet knives in the Fishcrafter series, part of its Water Collection. In 7- and 9-inch styles, they feature a trailing-point blade with medium flex that balances corrosion resistance with sharpness and durability, allowing you to fillet your next pile of gamefish with ease.

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Meater Wireless Thermometer
Meater Wireless Thermometer Meater

Used in conjunction with its corresponding app, the Meater wireless thermometer walks you through every step of the cooking process to ensure consistently perfect results. It uses an advanced algorithm to estimate how long to cook and rest your food, perfect for larger cuts like roasts.

Shun Knives

Shun 8-inch Chef Knife
Shun 8-inch Chef Knife Shun Knives

For more than 100 years, the artisan crafters at Shun have been crafting blades of the highest quality, perfect for your next sushi or sashimi night aboard. This limited-edition set has the 8-inch chef’s knife and a 6-inch utility, with high-carbon Damascus steel blades and highly durable pakkawood handles.

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