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Monday, November 19, 2018

San Francisco, Calif. – iNavX, the benchmark mobile marine navigation application, announced today that it will be releasing an entirely new backend system on December 1, 2018. Designed for speed, stability and security, the new iNavX backend system will replace the legacy Fugawi system, and better support iNavX users by

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

Friday, November 16, 2018

The NAUTIC-ON™ Smart Boating System provides remote access to your boat to monitor key system diagnostics, including engine, battery, bilge, and more, plus track location 24/7. The installed onboard hardware communicates via 4G with the easy-to-use mobile app so you can stay in touch with your boat at your own convenience.

tags: Service & Repair, Software & Apps

Thursday, November 15, 2018

There comes a time in the life of every sailor when circumstances mean more help is needed on the boat. Maybe we’ve bought a larger genoa and it is too much to sheet in with our conventional two-speed winch. Maybe we’ve recently had shoulder surgery and hauling the mainsail to the masthead is no longer an easy task. Some

by: Bainbridge International

tags: Dealerships, Great Lakes, Sailing

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Reston, Va. – mazu, a leading marine technology and satellite communications brand, announced today two exciting November promotions for its innovative app and satellite connectivity hardware—the Sportfishing app and mazu m2500 satellite hardware system. Beginning November 1st and continuing throughout the entire month,

tags: Electronics, Fishing, Promotions & Giveaways, Software & Apps

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Sailing Inc. is proud to announce their appointment as distributors of VX One sailboats in the Eastern United States and Caribbean. They will be distributed out of two primary locations in Cleveland, OH, and Charleston, SC. The VX One is a fresh and exciting performance one-design for the domestic and international racing enthusiast.

tags: Dealerships, Great Lakes, Sailing

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

At age 19, Steve Colgate took a detour from his family’s career path in the corporate world and accepted an invitation to crew aboard his first Transatlantic Race from Cuba to Spain. After the three-week adventure, Steve said, “This is for me!” From there, Steve went on to race in hundreds of regattas around the

by: Beth Oliver, Director of Marketing, Offshore Sailing School

tags: Education, Sailing, South Coast, Travel

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

You asked and we answered. Say Hello to our new Fountaine Pajot Power Catamaran MY 37 we're adding to our fleet at The Westin Cape Coral Resort in Cape Coral, Florida. On November 19, we'll start teaching our Fast Track to Power Cruising Course aboard this beautiful 3 cabin/2 head power boat. You'll arrive on Sunday and stay

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Promotions & Giveaways, Sailing, South Coast

Monday, November 12, 2018

As the season changes, the unfortunate “haul out for winter” process begins and most sailors just bundle up their sails and stuff them down below until next season. But what should we really be doing with our sails? As a general rule, we recommend that your sails be inspected and serviced once a year. The sooner any

by: Doyle Cleveland

tags: Sailing, Service & Repair, Storage, Winterization

Friday, November 9, 2018

Evinrude announce today that it has partnered with Navico, the parent company of Lowrance, Simrad and B&G to create an integrated experience for consumers using the Lowrance and Simrad navigation and sonar products with Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines. Creating a seamless experience for Evinrude E-TEC G2 and Navico digital display

by: Evinrude

tags: Engines, Navigation, Software & Apps

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Informa Exhibitions, the global trade and consumer exhibitions leader and world's premier yacht show organizer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lana F. Bernstein as vice president of marketing for the company's U.S. Boat Shows. Bernstein will lead global marketing initiatives for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,

tags: Employment News, Women in Boating