• Theme: Equipment

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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...

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    “Autorouting does not replace safe navigation.” Navionics offers this timely warning regarding its Dock-to-dock Autorouting because this new boating navigation software promises to be so comprehensive that it could entice seafarers to forget basic precautions. The user just needs to tap a destination or enter a...

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    Plug and Play is an IT notion that perfectly describes Save Marine’s new H240 hydrogenerator. Weighing only ten kilograms, it can easily be mounted to the stern of small to medium-sized sailboats. The faster the boat goes, the more power the H240 generates. This ranges from 100 Watts at a speed of five knots to 250 W...

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    Simultaneous long-range and short-range detection with the same equipment—this is the capability Simrad’s Halo radar will deliver to recreational boaters. Halo differs in its use of solid state technology, usually better for short-range detection. The addition of long-range performance enables it to identify objects...