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Monday, March 16, 2020

The cold, fresh waters of the Great Lakes are literally littered with shipwrecks – pieces of history capturing chapters of a time when transport by water was as important as transport by land. Some, like the Syracuse, recall the Great Lakes’ sailing heyday, when goods and people routinely plied the lakes along well-used

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, History, Shipwrecks, Software & Apps

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Fusion®, a worldwide leader in marine audio entertainment, recently announced the addition of Apple AirPlay® 2 functionality to the Apollo Series marine audio entertainment systems. This new feature is available with a free software update. With Apple AirPlay 2, users can enjoy seamless high-quality audio streaming from an

tags: Electronics, Software & Apps

Thursday, March 5, 2020

ANGLR, Lowrance® and Abu Garcia®, announce the successful collaboration between the three brands to blend their cutting-edge technologies to create a powerful new way to plan, record and relive fishing adventures – all while using precise data to catch more fish. Giving anglers a previously unavailable level of control,

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

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced today that its GOST NT-Evolution 2.0 security system was instrumental in thwarting an attempted electronics theft in Lighthouse Point, Florida. This is the third attempted electronics theft

tags: Electronics, Smart Technology, Software & Apps

Monday, December 9, 2019

When you write for a boating publication, you probably aren’t going to get rich, but it does have other advantages. In particular, you tend to get a lot of fun, free stuff sent your way from manufacturers in hopes that you’ll write a few nice words about their cool new products. From lifejackets to sunglasses, apps and

by: Ken Quant, Broad Reach Marketing

tags: Software & Apps, Clothing & Shoes, Gift Ideas, Safety

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The new Wind Instrument RB™ is available with a special Black Friday Bonus Pack and free shipping. With the current waiting list from being sold out, we are currently shipping new orders in the first week of December. Orders ship out in the sequence received, so order now for earliest delivery. The Bonus Pack accessories

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Gift Ideas, Navigation, Sailing, Software & Apps, Travel

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: Electronics, Safety, Smart Technology, Software & Apps

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

Thursday, June 27, 2019

When boats break down on the water, run aground or run out of fuel, many recreational boaters use the free BoatUS App to summon TowBoatUS for routine on-water assistance. The app’s new Connect feature will automatically link app users with the closest local TowBoatUS captain, eliminating the need to call to BoatUS national

tags: Boat Club, Safety, Software & Apps, Towing

Thursday, May 30, 2019

FLIR is pleased to announce the addition of Yamaha Command Link and Command Link Plus integration into Raymarine’s family of Axiom® multifunction displays. This new capability is one of many new features introduced with the recent release of the LightHouse Annapolis 3.9 operating system for Axiom. Certified by Yamaha,

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Engines, Smart Technology, Software & Apps

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