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Friday, June 30, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced that its Phantom Security and Monitoring (SM) system prevented the sinking of a 65-foot Fairline. “I got a warning call from my GOST Phantom earlier

tags: Electronics, Safety, Software & Apps

Friday, June 2, 2017

MyTaskit, a leading web-based software application, helps marine professionals get the most out of every day, with smart tools for improving workflows and boosting efficiency. Intelligent Task Management Being agile in a marine service environment is more critical than ever. On any given day, service managers must be able to

tags: Software & Apps

Monday, May 22, 2017

Siren Marine LLC, a pioneer in Connected Boat™ technology, has announced a late-May 2017 release date for its breakthrough MTC™ boat monitoring and tracking system, and companion iOS and Android apps. More than two years in development, Siren Marine’s MTC™ technology enhances the overall boating experience by

tags: Safety, Software & Apps

Friday, July 15, 2016

The reality-game-meets-exercise app currently taking the nation by storm, “Pokémon Go,” now has 21 million users every day – reportedly the most successful mobile game ever in the US. The game features characters called Pokémon that players capture in the real world using a combination of GPS and

tags: Software & Apps

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

On June 17, Newport, Rhode Island will be the host for more than 200 seaworthy yachts and ambitious crews about to experience the 50th “Thrash to the Onion Patch.” When the cannon blasts at ten minutes past noon, you can track your favorites — compliments of Pantaenius Yacht Insurance, the official tracking sponsor

tags: Insurance, Racing, Software & Apps

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

MyTaskit, a leading software platform for connecting service professionals to their technicians and customers, has won a 2016 Boating Industry Top Products Award for the second year in a row. Boating Industry awarded the MyTaskit Pro Coordination module for its innovation and role in redefining marine industry technology by releasing

tags: Software & Apps

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

We’re proud to announce that Dock-to-dock Autorouting on the Navionics Boating app for iPhone and iPad has been named Overall Winner of the 2016 SAIL Pittman Innovation Awards. Every year, the award is given to the best and most innovative advancements in the industry. This marks the third award for Dock-to-dock Autorouting,

tags: Boat Docks, Software & Apps

Monday, February 29, 2016

Market Spectrum, Inc ® today announced the launch of the Nautic Alert Decision Platform™, an intelligent and learning marine telematics solution engineered to reduce risk of yacht sinking and early detection and notification of anchor slippage or unexpected movement from a mooring or dock. An analysis conducted by

tags: Software & Apps

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Grady-White Boat’s Captain Grady portable, on-board digital iPad (and coming soon to iPhone) application is an audio-visual systems and operations guide and more, with videos and step-by-step instructions so clear and simple to understand, it makes a new Grady-White the easiest boat of its kind in the world to safely and

tags: Software & Apps

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

San Diego, CA – Sirius Signal announces the release of the SOS Distress Light, the nation’s first and only U.S. Coast Guard compliant, environmentally safe alternative to marine flares. The device is now available to boat and yacht owners via the Sirius Signal website for a one-time purchase of $99.95. Sirius

tags: Software & Apps