The 10 Best Marine Subwoofers

This review has been updated 11 times since it was first published in March of 2019. Just because you’re out to sea doesn’t mean that you have to forego that chest-rumbling listening experience to which you’ve grown accustomed. Engineered from weather-resistant materials, our selection of marine subwoofers is dedicated to delivering powerful, accurate bass response that rivals the low-frequency sound reproduction performance of many professional car stereos. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the review.

Editor's Choices
Top 10 2 Person Kayaks

10. Kicker 43KMW102

  • Very durable construction
  • Ideal for free-air applications
  • Led grille not included

9. Polk MM1 Series

  • Glass fiber formers
  • Fuses prevent damage from amplifiers
  • Mount is rather shallow

8. DS18 Hydro

  • Metal mesh grille
  • Relatively easy to install
  • Tends to vibrate excessively

7. Boss MR101

  • Open basket for superior airflow
  • Lightweight poly-mica cone
  • Takes a while to break in

6. Kenwood P-WD250MRW

  • Dual voice coils
  • 200-watt maximum power output
  • Doesn't come with any instructions

5. Rockville MS10LW

  • Available in silver white or black
  • 90-decibel sensitivity rating
  • A bit heavy and bulky

4. JL Audio M10IB5

  • Sturdy synthetic rubber surround
  • Sleek and attractive
  • It's rather expensive

3. Bazooka MBT1014

  • 4-ohm impedance
  • 39-1000 hertz frequency response
  • Stainless steel enclosure

2. Rockford Fosgate Punch Series

  • Cone is reinforced with kevlar fiber
  • Stitched tinsel leads
  • Easy to adjust when mounted

1. Alpine SWR-M100

  • Integrated thermal management system
  • Waterproof rubber mounting gasket
  • Patented motor reduces distortion

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Inflatable Kayaks

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