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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the expansion of its award-winning Lowrance Ghost® freshwater trolling motor design with the new Ghost 52 and 60. The new Ghost 52 and 60 models – with 52- and 60-inch shafts, respectively – bring all the benefits and features of the

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Engines, Fishing

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Season 2 of "Furuno Connections" is well underway, and if you haven't tuned in yet, it's time to get on board! If you've missed any of the action, be sure to catch up now by cruising over to Furuno's YouTube channel, where you'll find four virtually identical boats, each tricked out with the latest electronics packages from four major

tags: Electronics, Fishing

Monday, August 24, 2020

Engineered to overcome any weather thrown at it, few AM/FM/WB marine receivers can match the Infinity by Harman model REFPRV415 from Prospec Electronics. IP67-rated (front) and NMEA2000-ready, it boasts a wide range of audio input methods to ensure everyone on board can play their favorite music. The REFPRV415 has a USB port that

tags: Electronics

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, has announced the launch of the new Zeus™ 3S multifunction display system, boasting unrivalled performance, features and connectivity. Designed just for sailing, Zeus 3S chartplotters offer super-fast response times, providing all the

tags: Sailing, Electronics

Friday, July 24, 2020

Vesper Marine, a leading manufacturer of innovative marine electronics, announced today its revolution in marine VHF technology – Cortex – has completed certification requirements and will ship to distributors beginning late July. Cortex is the world’s first marine VHF radio with wireless touchscreen handsets,

tags: Electronics, Retrofitting, Safety, Travel

Sunday, July 5, 2020

Simrad Yachting – a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems – has been selected as the exclusive marine electronics supplier for Chaparral/Robalo boats. For model year 2021, Simrad will be the only marine electronics option on all 27

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Navigation, New Boat Models, Travel

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

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: Travel, Electronics

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