Written by Ben Ellison on Feb 6, 2016 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Feb 2, 2016 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
It’s hard for me to believe that it’s Miami boat show time again (February 11-15). I realized this show is going to be my 21st annual pilgrimage to Miami where I get to deep-dive into all things boating. For me, it’s a wonderful time to learn about new boats, products, and equipment while catching up with old friends.
As power catamarans become increasingly popular in the charter and recreational market, a cutting-edge catamaran concept has crept onto the scene. Dubbed “Submerge” by designer Alex Marzo, this 150-foot cat boasts three modes. The first orients its hulls vertically so it runs like a typical yacht. The second, at the push of a button, makes the hulls fold out via massive hydraulic arms until horizontal with the water, creating an even more stable floating-home-type platform.
Written by Ben Ellison on Jan 26, 2016 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
TBF: Icom M93D, Garmin Quatix 3 & GNX Wind, Imtra Largo LED, and Navico makes ForwardScan more accessible
Written by Ben Ellison on Jan 22, 2016 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Resting at Philadelphia’s pier 82, the S.S. United States—launched in 1952—is showing her age. Rust has enveloped her once-proud exterior; the artwork and furniture from her cruise-liner days have been sold off, and today the boat teeters on the precipice of the scrapyard.
Written by Ben Ellison on Jan 19, 2016 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub