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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The free HuntFish OH mobile app is available now for Ohio’s outdoors enthusiasts to conveniently purchase fishing and hunting licenses, check game, and view wildlife area maps, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The HuntFish OH mobile app is available for Android and iOS users and

tags: Software & Apps, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Erie

Friday, July 3, 2020

Mercury Marine recently announced full compatibility of all Mercury SmartCraft‑capable engines with the new 1st Mate Safety and Security System. This technology comprises an intelligent hub, a set of wearable products and a mobile‑device app that integrate with a boat's propulsion systems to provide potentially lifesaving

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

Friday, June 5, 2020

Global Positioning System (GPS) units are standard equipment aboard most recreational boats these days, especially those used on open water such as the Great Lakes. Developed by the military for navigation, the system relies on an elaborate network of satellites orbiting the Earth which can pinpoint the exact position and time of

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Navigation, Software & Apps, Travel

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Most people enjoy having a vast collection of tunes downloaded onto their mobile devices to play at a moment's notice. Others prefer streaming new music through an app. Either way, the award-winning Infinity by Harman INF-BC4 Pre-Amp Bluetooth Controller from Prospec Electronics is the perfect way to connect media players, cell phones

tags: Do It Yourself (DIY), Electronics, Retrofitting, Software & Apps

Thursday, April 2, 2020

In 2018, MarineMax changed the online customer experience. With the launch of their first online event dubbed the "Virtual Yacht Expo," MarineMax pioneered a new way to connect with boaters. By using an online platform to "display" yachts from across the country, anyone anywhere could log in any time and visit the Virtual Yacht Expo

tags: Company Expansions, COVID-19, Dealerships, Software & Apps, Used Boats

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

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