Tempress BoatMates Cruisin' Caddy
I bought a few of these last summer...was sceptical of suction cups at first. They lasted ALL summer right in place. After heat, storage, road bumps, water chatter....very cool product. Now I''ve got 5 of them around my boat with places for drinks and junk for everybody. We don't use the boat hidden places, we use these. They really work. The Material is very thick and not a cheesy cheap looking add-on.
July 31, 2006
Pick up some Gorilla glue and you're set
I won't bother with a lot of backup story as to how I came about finding and purchasing this caddy, I needed one and this one looked to fit the bill and was at a cost that wasn't totally offensive for what is basically a cup holder
The construction seems sturdy enough. I was looking for something that would hold a water bottle and some pliars and whatnot. I had the spot picked out for it, a flat fiberglass area on the side of the console. Prepping consisted of cleaning off said area to give the suction cups the best opportunity to hold. The bottom line is they failed to hold for any real length of time in an area that appeared to fit the requirements of an ideal spot. After dumping the 2nd can of soda onto the floor of my boat I pulled out the gorilla glue. I was annoyed having to use it on my boat, but considering this was something that was going to be somewhat permanent I had little other choice. After the gorilla glue treatment it's holding up just fine.
June 5, 2011
Not So Great
Large suction cups simply did not work on my boat...not on the side of the boat (slightly rippled Hurricane boat fence) nor on the smooth fiberglass deck. If it came with some type of Velcro or thick sticky tape it might have saved the day, but it didn't so it's going back.
March 8, 2014
Suction cups wont stick!
I bought this caddy for my canoe. The item description says that it will stick to any smooth surface. WRONG! Unless you plan to use this product stuck to a slick, glass-like surface it wont stay put!
July 9, 2010