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Thursday, September 6, 2018

ANGLR, a tech company making waves in the fishing industry, announced today its innovative new fishing trip tracking system using Bullseye. A Bluetooth-enabled button that can be affixed to a boat or person, Bullseye allows users to effortlessly record fishing data with the click of a finger without needing to access navigation

tags: Electronics, Fishing, Software & Apps

Friday, August 17, 2018

The new Schaefer 580 motoryacht has no steering wheel at the helm station – only a Volvo Penta joystick. The new joystick-controlled motoryacht, powered by twin Volvo Penta 670 hp IPS800s, made its debut at the recent 2018 Rio Boat Show. Márcio Schaefer, CEO of Brazil’s largest yachtbuilder, said: “At

tags: Electronics, Engines, Navigation, New Boat Models

Friday, August 3, 2018

When you hear the word “watertoy,” a lot of you may think of floats or PWCs. Or, maybe to you, it means a rod, reel, and a cooler full of frosty beverages. Maybe a wakeboard is the first thing that comes to your mind. Regardless of how you spend your time on the water, one thing that makes every activity much more fun is

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Electronics

Thursday, July 26, 2018

This is a reproduction of an article by Laura Johnston of Rock The Lake. See the original article here. Want to know what the water — or weather — is like on a Great Lake? Text a buoy, and it’ll immediately text you back with: Wind speed Water temperature Air temperature Wave height And more You can find a list

by: Laura Johnston, RocktheLake

tags: Electronics, Great Lakes, Navigation, Software & Apps

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and C-MAP – a leading supplier of digital navigation products to the recreational and commercial marine market – announced today that they have merged. Effective immediately, C-MAP will become another powerful brand in the Navico portfolio --

tags: Books & Charts, Company Expansions, Electronics

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Navigating inland rivers present a unique set of challenges, and workboats on these demanding waterways require purpose-built tools to do the job safely and efficiently. Furuno Radars have filled that niche for decades with their "V" (vertical screen) Radars. Now, they are ready to set the bar even higher with the introduction of

tags: Electronics, Navigation

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Bilge pumps are an essential line of defense for keeping your boat afloat. The majority of sinkings occur at the dock or mooring, and, in the worst cases, without your knowledge. With the NAUTIC-ON Smart Boating System, you can remotely monitor your boat’s key systems, including bilge pump activity as well as engine status,

tags: Electronics, Software & Apps

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Navatics, expert in underwater robotics, recently announced the pre-sale of Navatics MITO, a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) equipped with advanced active stabilization technology that provides new levels of underwater video steadiness in an affordable, 6.6 lbs. underwater drone. Available starting at the affordable super

tags: Electronics

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