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C-Map 4D

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted August 2012

Time is on your side with C-MAP’s 4D charts, which include high-resolution bathymetry and additional wreck and marina data to help you plan voyages and fishing trips....

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Wireless Boats

By Tim Bartlett | Posted June 2012

Your helm may create its own Wi-Fi network and share data with you wirelessly. Pay attention now, it’s really starting to get good.

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Delorme InReach

By Peter Swanson | Posted June 2012

A two-way satellite communicator with GPS, the InReach belongs to an exciting and relatively new category; it’s a Satellite Early Notification Device (SEND). Power &...

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Furuno NavNet TZtouch

By Peter Swanson | Posted June 2012

Furuno rocked the 2012 Miami Boat Show with the release of its NavNet TZtouch multifunction diplay, the first ever to boast dual-touch screens with functionality like an iPad....

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Threats to GPS from Land-Based Signal Boosters

By Tim Bartlett | Posted May 2012

Defending the bandwidth for GPS.We’ve all had voyages that weren’t quite what we signed up for when we first got into boating—trips in which the wind and sea on...

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Simrad Argus Radar

By Tim Bartlett | Posted March 2012

Seeing Far & Near Simrad adds the radar technology it developed for recreational boats to a system for ships and megayachts.

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A Breakdown of Protocol: how boats’ systems converse.

By Tim Bartlett | Posted February 2012

Know how the components of your helm—and the rest of the boat—communicate.

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Whole-Boat Electronics

By PMY Staff | Posted February 2012

Think about each component of your boat’s electronics to create a powerful system that’s greater than the sum of its parts.

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Si-Tex Vector 3D

By Tim Bartlett | Posted November 2011

Si-Tex has introduced a new, ultra-compact GPS compass that it says is the smallest on the market...

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Simrad Broadband 3G

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2011

Simrad engineers have increased the peak transmitter power of the Broadband 3G from 100 milliwatts to 165 milliwatts...

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Gyrocompasses

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2011

If a gyro starts spinning with its axle pointing toward a star that is rising over the eastern horizon, it will try to tilt upwards as the star rises...

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GPS Compasses

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2011

Swinging-card compasses have developed quite a bit over the past 500 years but they do not “always point truly”...

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Navionics App for iPad & iPhone

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted June 2011

Navionics App for iPad...

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