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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Axiom+ Offers Superior Visibility and Upgraded Performance; Raymarine LightHouse Charts Bring Heightened Levels of Clarity and Control to Marine Navigation FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR) recently announced Raymarine Axiom+, a powerful new series of multifunction displays (MFDs) for anglers, cruisers and sailors, plus updated Raymarine

tags: Books & Charts, Electronics, Fishing, Navigation, Travel

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

I have written before about the features of the new Vesper Marine Cortex and firmly believe that it is a truly innovative product. With my extra time indoors self-isolating, I decided to test out a demo unit the team sent me. The demo came in a suitcase with just a manual and power cord–it didn’t need to be attached to a

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Electronics, Retrofitting, Safety, Travel

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Simrad Yachting – a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems – has extended its promotion offering up to $200 cash back on Simrad® GO XSE or XSR displays through July 8, 2020. During the promotion – previously scheduled for

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Electronics, Fishing, Navigation, Travel

Friday, May 29, 2020

Retreating to the boat to relax and escape can be ideal, but would you leave your phone on the dock and go for an extended trip? Like it or not, internet connectivity is an important necessity today. While I advocate for turning the internet off at times—particularly on the boat—I also understand the importance of staying

by: Capt. Arnie Hammerman

tags: Electronics, Travel

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Today’s multifunction display (MFD) isn’t your daddy’s chartplotter. What used to be a simple electronic chart with a GPS lat/lon position has morphed into a comprehensive window into and outside your vessel. Integration falls into three buckets: tying together a comprehensive range of components, providing vessel

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology, Travel

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Raymarine’s family of Axiom Multifunction Displays offers an ever-expanding array of unique capabilities and technologies that make spending time on the Great Lakes safer, more rewarding, and a whole lot more fun. These valuable capabilities give captains immediate access to information about their vessel and the environment

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Boatrax, a Florida-based Marine Tech Startup, is excited to announce that its product is the first remote monitoring device to be NMEA 2000 Certified by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Born in the yachting capital of the world, Boatrax was first introduced at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show as a

tags: Awards, Electronics, Smart Technology

Thursday, May 7, 2020

"Furuno Connections" is back, and Furuno is bringing something very special for Season 2. They've outfitted four boats with complete electronics packages, one from each of their major competitors and one with NavNet TZtouch3, and they are taking you out on the water to put all of these systems through their paces in a head-to-head

tags: Electronics, Fishing, Navigation

Friday, April 24, 2020

The mission of Furuno USA has always been to deliver exceptional products and outstanding services that enhance the safety and well-being of boaters. With an understanding of and appreciation for the many concerns of their customers in these turbulent times, Furuno USA is offering a significant extension to their standard marine

tags: Electronics, Promotions & Giveaways

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Most people enjoy having a vast collection of tunes downloaded onto their mobile devices to play at a moment's notice. Others prefer streaming new music through an app. Either way, the award-winning Infinity by Harman INF-BC4 Pre-Amp Bluetooth Controller from Prospec Electronics is the perfect way to connect media players, cell phones

tags: Software & Apps, Do It Yourself (DIY), Electronics, Retrofitting

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