• Smart and Simple Boating




    At NauticExpo, we embrace innovation. Our years of familiarity with new products from the boating and maritime industry have taught us how this sector is evolving. The result is this initial issue of NauticExpo e-magazine.

     

    Focusing on boating and maritime technology innovations, the magazine will spotlight the latest trends and breaking news in the industry. In this initial issue, you can navigate the Easy Boating Hot Topic—how going to sea is getting smarter.

     

    You will also discover clever ideas from forward-thinking innovators, from start-up Ariadna’s underwater GPS for divers, to the Halo radar from heavyweight Simrad.
    We also paid close attention to your reading habits. Our e-magazine has been designed to provide an intuitive, interactive experience, even on mobile devices, matching today’s info gathering habits. The publication aims to be as innovative as the products it covers. Enjoy your read!!

    Hot Topic
    We realized that it would be quite easy to develop a system where the boat is able to sail itself.

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    Everyone who has ever set foot on a yacht knows that the variety of systems—be they for navigation, entertainment or propulsion—can be overwhelming. To manage them, NMEA2000 databus networks have become a common solution. Garmin, Furuno, Raymarine and all the other main manufacturers of marine electronics offer them....

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    Hot Topic
    Remotely control vessel elements such as the gangplank or cabin lighting

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    Smartphone-based yachting is on the way. A growing number of app providers are now offering multiple ways to monitor a boat through an iOS or Android device.

    But monitoring is just the first step. Your smartphone now can send you multiple alerts providing continuous information on vessel status, including security. It also allows an owner to remotely control vessel elements such as the gangplank or cabin lighting.
    Check our infographics to learn more about current mobile boating applications.


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    Innovation Focus
    An owner can change the configuration with only an electrical screwdriver in half an hour.

    Boats that change to adapt to the people sailing them have the potential to please a diverse group of yachties. A daysailer doesn’t need three double bed cabins, a fishing boat doesn’t need a lot of seats while a taxi boat doesn’t need a galley. Innovative yacht builders now offer the opportunity of customising...

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    CONTRIBUTORS



    Hans Buitelaar

    Keen regatta sailor Hans Buitelaar dedicates his professional life as a journalist to writing about yachting and the maritime industry.


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    Kristina Müller

    Kristina Müller is a freelance journalist writing mainly about nautical and medical issues.


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    Ludovic Nachury

    Journalist and innovation enthusiast for more than 10 years, Ludovic Nachury is NauticExpo e-magazine’s editor-in-chief.


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