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Saturday, September 16, 2017

VesselVanguard, the leading maintenance management solution for boat owners and manufacturers, announced today the launch of its 24/7 customer support center manned by service professionals – the Customer Technical Assistance Center or CTAC. This new program had been previously launched for owners of Formula Boats with great

tags: Software & Apps, Boating 101, Service & Repair

Friday, August 25, 2017

Snag-A-Slip, an online boat slip reservation company, today announced the launch of its apps for iOS and Android mobile devices. The new apps cement the company’s dedication to mobile development and improving the customer experience while on the water. In addition to its mobile app launch, Snag-A-Slip today also rolled out its

tags: Software & Apps, Beyond the Lakes, Great Lakes

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The Department of Natural Resources invites Michigan residents to contribute to conservation efforts by reporting their fish and wildlife observations with the new Eyes in the Field application. Available at michigan.gov/eyesinthefield, the application replaces 15 separate observation forms the DNR had been using to gather important

tags: Software & Apps, Dept of Natural Resources, Great Lakes

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: Software & Apps, Electronics, Safety

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: Software & Apps, Insurance, Racing

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