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To DEET or not to DEET,
at West Marine you have a choice!
For inland boaters, nothing can sink an idyllic time on the water like a cloud of hungry mosquitos. And it is not just mosquitos. Actually, there are a whole host of other insects that along with producing discomfort can cause disease as well. That’s why West Marine offers a variety of bug sprays and insect repellents. One of the most popular is DEET-based Ben’s® products which are available as a spray or as convenient wipes. Because we recognize that some controversy exists around DEET, we also offer DEET-free insect repellents. These include Natrapel® and NoNatz® bug sprays, which use natural plant based oils that send insect pests packing. If you are averse to topically applied sprays, an intriguing alternative is Para Keto’s® line of mosquito repellent wristbands and clips. These products also rely on natural plant oils to keep bugs away.