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Thursday, March 15, 2018

The first gyro stabilizer for boats as small as 27 feet released at Miami International Boat Show Seakeeper, Inc., the leader in marine stabilization, announced the launch of the Seakeeper 2 at the Miami International Boat Show running Feb.15 to Feb. 19. The newest and smallest Seakeeper yet is designed to eliminate up to 95 percent

tags: Electronics

Monday, March 12, 2018

Being safe on the water means being alert and prepared for the unexpected. You have your VHF or SSB Radio for instant two-way communication, your Chart Plotter to pinpoint your exact position, and your Radar to alert you to hazards in the area. However, none of these are of much use when you need to draw attention to your vessel. This

tags: Electronics

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

When it comes to search and rescue, Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) and PLBs are a last resort as they are becoming an outdated technology. With limited functionality, a lack of two-way communication, no message confirmation when a distress message is transmitted and received successfully, the possibility of

tags: Electronics

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, is starting the new year with unbeatable deals on HDS Carbon fishfinder/chartplotters. Running from January 1 through April 30, 2018, the Lowrance HDS Ultimate Upgrade offers the biggest savings ever, including up to $500 off select HDS Carbon displays.

tags: Electronics, Promotions & Giveaways

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, recently announced the new HOOK2 series of fishfinders/chartplotters, delivering a new standard for ease of use and affordability. At the heart of the world’s easiest-to-use HOOK2 fishfinder/chartplotter series is Lowrance Autotuning sonar – a new,

tags: Electronics

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Are you looking for the ultimate gift? Look no further! The Lowrance FishHunter Pro and Lowrance FishHunter 3D wireless, castable transducers are the perfect gift for the angler in your life, whether they have a boat, love to go ice fishing, or just fish from a dock or the shore. FishHunter brings all the benefits of a fishfinding

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Electronics, Fishing

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

With the new, affordably-priced Infinity by Harman INF-BC4 Pre-Amp Bluetooth Controller from Prospec Electronics, anyone with an enabled BT device can stream their favorite music. This stand-alone audio solution solely focuses on the most popular mode of audio: Bluetooth. A small footprint makes it ideal for golf carts, boats,

tags: Electronics

Monday, November 6, 2017

As a freelance writer, I am offered the chance to see, and sometimes use, a variety of products over the course of a year. Those who offer the accessories hope that I will like what I see or use, and will share that with my readers. I also am exposed to items at sport and boat shows at which I lead seminars, often where such products

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Fishing, Accessories, Batteries & Chargers, Canoes & Kayaks, Electronics

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Xantrex has expanded its popular Freedom series with the launch of four new models. The new series, called Freedom X, marks the ongoing evolution of the Freedom inverter first launched in 1992. “The Freedom name is synonymous with quality and reliability in the marine industry. The Freedom Marine, Freedom HF/HFS, and Freedom SW

tags: Electronics

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, is pleased to announce the introduction of VesselView903, the company’s largest and most advanced multifunction display. VesselView903 features a bright 16x9 aspect ratio, high definition glass touchscreen with glare reducing coating and dimmable lighting.

tags: Electronics, Navigation

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