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Friday, November 29, 2019

Enhance the life of a boater that you love! Here are some perfect ideas for making sure the next gift-giving occasion is smooth sailing. Many have special pricing with Great Lakes Scuttlebutt-specific coupon codes. Make sure to use them before checkout! Scroll to view, or click to jump right to each item. Dry Tote by Bitter End

tags: Paddleboards, Water Toys, Accessories, Boat Club, Books & Charts, Cleaners, Clothing & Shoes, Electronics, Gift Ideas

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, offers anglers in colder climates the ability to find fish year-round with a complete line of ice accessories for Lowrance displays. The latest in its ice fishing product line was recently announced, the new LiveSight™ Sonar Ice Transducer, which delivers

tags: Electronics, Fishing

Monday, November 25, 2019

FLIR Systems enjoys a successful history of delivering complex solutions in intelligent and highly intuitive ways. Put simply, FLIR marine thermal cameras and Raymarine marine electronics incorporate unique technologies and capabilities boaters won’t find anyplace else. Raymarine’s problem-solving combination of powerful

tags: Smart Technology, Electronics

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Vesper Marine has developed a hard-won reputation as innovators in marine electronics. They have made a name for themselves focusing on tackling real-world problems with solutions that are intuitive and easy-to-install and use. That focus has resulted in an award-winning product line that dominates the AIS space. The Vesper team sees

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Safety, Smart Technology, Software & Apps, Electronics

Friday, November 15, 2019

KICKER®, a nationally recognized brand in the automotive, truck and powersports mobile audio markets, as well as home and lifestyle audio segments, has decided to strategically focus efforts to boost brand awareness and sales within the recreational marine industry. Having earned a solid reputation and growth in the wake/surf

tags: Electronics, Company Expansions

Monday, October 28, 2019

Boat Fix, a leading telematics service for boat owners, recently announced the launch of its unique vessel monitoring system and Boat Fix Advisors service worldwide. Boat Fix offers the boat owner 24/7/365 customer support. Designed for vessels of all types, ages, and sizes, the Boat Fix service offers remote monitoring of all of the

tags: Smart Technology, Electronics

Friday, October 4, 2019

Debbie Missiaen recalls the moment she heard that the Blue Sea Systems warehouse, where she has worked for the past decade, was lost in a fire. “I had to go to the building myself to see if it was true,” recalls Missiaen. Kelli Teichman, a 17-year employee of Blue Sea Systems, a division of Power Products LLC, remembers

tags: Electronics, Feel Good Story

Friday, August 30, 2019

Anyone who's come in contact with even a mild jolt of electricity knows the muscle spasms it can generate. Complete immersion after falling or unknowingly jumping into water that's been electrified by a boat's faulty wiring can trigger total body immobility and even stop a heart, tragically resulting in a drowning fatality. The cause

tags: Safety, Electronics

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today Fishidy™ Sync for Raymarine Axiom® multifunction displays (MFDs), a powerful new feature for Axiom owners who also use the Fishidy mobile app. Fishidy Sync delivers seamless sharing of waypoint data between Axiom MFDs and mobile devices running Fishidy, along with next-level

tags: Fishing, Navigation, Smart Technology, Software & Apps, Electronics

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Finally, an amazing and innovative solution to control wakeboard boats is available. The new Yacht Thruster Easy Drive system – by the Yacht Group’s thruster division – solves control problems with a quick, compact, easy to install, and powerful stern thruster. With Easy Drive, a wakeboard or sport boat loaded with

tags: Stabilization, Electronics