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Friday, December 4, 2020

Lowrance, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the most powerful EliteTM series fishfinder/chartplotter available – the new, Elite FS. The latest introduction in Lowrance’s line-up of mid-range fishfinder/chartplotter displays, the Elite Fishing System (FS) combines a full line-up of

tags: Accessories, Fishing, Navigation

Friday, November 27, 2020

The following are accessories that have earned a position aboard my own Great Lakes boat this past season—with one exception: I’ve got a good watch that keeps on ticking despite dunkings (in fact, I never take it off) and can’t yet justify the cost of a new one. But if I did, the Garmin timepiece included here would

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Accessories, Navigation, Retrofitting

Friday, November 6, 2020

A coalition of groups whose users rely on the Global Positioning System (GPS) wants the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change its mind about an April 20 decision to permit Ligado Networks to begin construction of a land-based industrial 5G (fifth generation) “L-Band” wireless network. The group is concerned

tags: COVID-19, Navigation

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

“Tough Luck!” That’s what the Federal Communications Commission seems to be saying to all recreational boaters who rely on the accuracy of GPS, and the Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is leading the effort to bring the issue to the attention of the nation’s boaters. A controversial FCC

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Navigation, Safety, Law & Politics

Monday, September 7, 2020

Owned by the Marine Industries of South Florida and produced by Informa Markets, FLIBS, the largest in-water boat show on the seven seas, with over 80% of the show taking place in open-air outdoor spaces, will return to the Yachting Capital of the World from October 28 through November 1 with enhanced health and safety measures in

tags: Law & Politics, Navigation, Safety

Friday, August 28, 2020

Whether heading out on the water for an overnight or going on an extended summer cruise, a new partnership will help boaters get more out of the journey. Waterway Guide, the interactive cruising and boater guide featuring mile-by-mile navigation, marina and anchorage listings, fuel pricing and boating news, has teamed up with Boat

tags: Boat Club, Books & Charts, Navigation, Promotions & Giveaways, Travel

Thursday, July 9, 2020

The nation’s largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), says an April 22 decision by the Federal Communications Commission to give mobile satellite services operator Ligado Networks, a private equity company, the green light to build and operate a

tags: Law & Politics, Navigation, Safety

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

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

C-MAP, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, announced today the launch of the new C-MAP website catered to recreational boaters. The new website, www.c-map.com, features rich content covering the entire C-MAP range, is optimized for mobile devices, and delivers an enhanced user experience – making it

tags: Books & Charts, Navigation, Travel

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