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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Many marinas offer a variety of amenities to give their customers the best docking and boating experience possible. From security measures to basic system checks to onsite service teams, marinas are able to give their boaters peace of mind that their vessels are taken care of. The NAUTIC-ON(TM) Smart Boating System enhances many

tags: Electronics, Service & Repair, Software & Apps

Thursday, September 6, 2018

ANGLR, a tech company making waves in the fishing industry, announced today its innovative new fishing trip tracking system using Bullseye. A Bluetooth-enabled button that can be affixed to a boat or person, Bullseye allows users to effortlessly record fishing data with the click of a finger without needing to access navigation

tags: Electronics, Fishing, Software & Apps

Thursday, August 30, 2018

MyTaskit, the award-winning online work coordination software company, has expanded its rapidly growing customer base with 15 new marine businesses representing more than 270 marine supervisors, managers and technicians, and in excess of 2,500 boat owners. By leveraging MyTaskit Pro and the newly launched MyTaskit mobile app, marine

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions, Service & Repair, Software & Apps

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Industry leading online chart service fugawi.com, announced today that in collaboration with world-renowned OpenCPN (opencpn.org), that their extensive portfolio of raster charts is now available to OpenCPN Android App users. Building upon its experience in computer software, OpenCPN is now offering its quarter million OpenCPN users

tags: Company Expansions, Navigation, Software & Apps, Travel

Thursday, July 26, 2018

This is a reproduction of an article by Laura Johnston of Rock The Lake. See the original article here. Want to know what the water — or weather — is like on a Great Lake? Text a buoy, and it’ll immediately text you back with: Wind speed Water temperature Air temperature Wave height And more You can find a list

by: Laura Johnston, RocktheLake

tags: Electronics, Great Lakes, Navigation, Software & Apps

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Bilge pumps are an essential line of defense for keeping your boat afloat. The majority of sinkings occur at the dock or mooring, and, in the worst cases, without your knowledge. With the NAUTIC-ON Smart Boating System, you can remotely monitor your boat’s key systems, including bilge pump activity as well as engine status,

tags: Electronics, Software & Apps

Friday, June 1, 2018

Recently, MarineMax Port Clinton launched its Service Express mobile app in the Ohio area to make scheduling boat service easier. “We are excited to provide a new and convenient way to schedule your service in advance!” stated Keith Teynor, MarineMax General Manager. “We all lead busy lives, and sometimes we forget

tags: Lake Erie, Software & Apps

Monday, May 21, 2018

iNavX, the benchmark mobile marine navigation application, announced today the launch of iNavX AIS Live. Available on both iOS and Android versions of iNavX, iNavX AIS Live connects a user’s mobile device to the AIS Live global network of antennas. Real-time ship movements are broadcast to the iNavX app and overlaid directly on

tags: Navigation, Software & Apps

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Industry leading online chart service fugawi.com, announced today that in collaboration with world-renowned OpenCPN, it has made its extensive selection of downloadable raster charts available to OpenCPN software enthusiasts worldwide. This exciting development provides the over quarter million OpenCPN (opencpn.org) users charts from

tags: Navigation, Software & Apps

Monday, May 14, 2018

Before any trip, whether for a weekend cruise or a six-month trip around the Great Loop, you should always have a plan. Not to detract from the fact that you are going out to have fun – but by planning ahead, you can cruise in comfort without a care in the world. How long are you going to be underway? How capable is your vessel

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Navigation, Software & Apps, Travel