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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Your boat is worth so much — emotionally, spiritually, not to mention the dollars, of course. Yet, theft is a real possibility and a comparatively small investment could save you “boat loads” of future hassle. Enter the MiniTrax™ compact GPS satellite tracking system from AtlasTrax. At only 3” x 2”

tags: Electronics, Safety

Monday, May 28, 2018

GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced today that its GOST Nav-Tracker 1.0 tracking system lead to the safe recovery of a 34-foot Regulator after the boat was stolen in Miami Beach, Florida. From the time the boat began moving

tags: Electronics

Monday, May 14, 2018

Spring is just around the corner, and Furuno has announced a fantastic sales event just in time for boaters preparing to get back on the water. Because their Spring Break Rebates of the past have proven to be so popular, Furuno is once again offering cash back incentives on their flagship NavNet TZtouch and TZtouch2 MFDs, as well as

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Electronics, Navigation

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

More than 10,000 boaters take advantage of extensive how-to video gold mine With springtime’s arrival, more boaters are getting help with a variety of how-to and other boating topics by watching BoatUS videos at YouTube.com/BoatUS. The national advocacy, services and safety group announced today it has reached a milestone with

tags: Boating 101, Electronics, Software & Apps

Friday, May 4, 2018

NavPod, the leading manufacturer of waterproof housings for marine electronics, announced today there is a NavPod for every chartplotter and fishfinder available in the industry. The company now offers over 1000 precuts to fit multifunction displays from all major marine electronic manufacturers. The complete product line includes the

tags: Accessories, Electronics

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

We don’t like to think about it, but every time we go boating we should all prepare for the worst. When heading out, no matter how far you are going from shore, you should be prepared for a man overboard situation. It takes just a second for someone to fall over, even on a calm day. Everyone in your family should have a Coast

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Electronics, Safety, Software & Apps

Monday, April 2, 2018

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, is starting the season with unbeatable deals on Elite-Ti fishfinder/chartplotters. Running from March 1 through May 31, 2018, the Lowrance Catch A Great Deal promotion offers up to $100 off select Elite-Ti displays. Throughout the promotion, anglers can claim a

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Electronics

Friday, March 23, 2018

Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, continued its domination of America’s tournament-fishing circuit as Lowrance Pro Jordan Lee mounted an epic comeback to claim the 2018 Bassmaster Classic Championship. Held on South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell, March 16-18, Lee’s winning three-day total of

tags: Awards, Electronics, Fishing

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