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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

After enjoying a full day of boating, returning to a dark dock or finding a slip at an unfamiliar marina can be stressful. Not anymore. LunaMar SmartDOCK™ and SmartSLIP™ systems remotely activate personal dock or slip lights, lower a boat lift, start a generator, and more from over 1 NM away using the VHF radio already on

tags: Boat Docks, Electronics, Navigation

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

New products make their debut every year, and each year some are off-the-charts great. This year, I was blown away by the versatility, functionality, and innovation of a number of new products that range from jump starters to marine security systems. Each one is designed to help boaters maximize their time on the water. Weego 44 I am

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Electronics, Gift Ideas

Monday, December 3, 2018

Seawide Distribution will bolster retail availability of Clarion Marine receivers, amplifiers, speakers and accessories to select marinas, boat dealers and marine retailers. JL Audio, an innovator in high-end audio solutions, today announces that it has entered into a contract with Seawide Distribution as its sole distributor for

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics

Friday, November 30, 2018

Reston, Va. – mazu, a leading technology and satellite communications brand, is excited to announce that a popular chat feature from mazu SportFishing, mazuChat, is now available on iPhone, through web browsers and within the mazu Cruising app. Until now, chat functionality had only been available with the mazu SportFishing app

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Fishing, Software & Apps

Monday, November 26, 2018

Lumishore, manufacturer of high-performance underwater LED lighting systems, announced today the integration of its advanced LED lighting solutions with the latest Raymarine Axiom and Axiom Pro series multifunction navigational displays. Offering complete control of Lumishore EOS and SUPRA* series lighting systems, Axiom users can

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Lighting

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

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

With their low battery draw, cooler operation, and sturdy construction, LED lights have been popular with recreational boaters. The lights may also be causing poor VHF radio and Automatic Identification System (AIS) reception, according to a Marine Safety Alert - issued by the U.S. Coast Guard on August 15, 2018. The BoatUS Foundation

tags: Electronics, Lighting, Safety

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) recently published an alert detailing the effect of Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) caused by some LED products, and the potential for electronic communication interference. Simple testing can identify whether there's a problem, but the situation can be avoided if owners choose products that

by: Hella Marine

tags: Electronics, Lighting

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

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The 2018 Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), were presented at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) during the annual Industry Breakfast on Tuesday, October 2. Eight BWI judges with various technical

tags: Lighting, Propellers, Accessories, Awards, Boat Cover, Boat Docks, Decorative, Electronics, Engines, Events