Electronics

Garmin BlueChart g2 HD and BlueChart g2 Vision HD Cartography

By | Posted August 2016

Garmin released new versions of its proprietary BlueChart cartography earlier this year, and improved the accuracy of its underwater structural details, including 1-foot HD...

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Any Helm Can Have Big-Boat Electronics

By | Posted August 2016

Marine electronics companies have taken a cue from top consumer-electronics makers and are making the software do the heavy lifting when it comes to upgraded features. This means...

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Navionics SonarChart Live on Raymarine

By | Posted July 2016

SonarChart Live is a Navionics feature add-on to a recent update of Raymarine’s Lighthouse II operating system that allows users to create bathymetric charts in real time.

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Electronic Extras for Anglers

By | Posted June 2016

The electronics available today have done nothing short of revolutionizing the way we use our boats to fish. But beyond the fishfinders and chartplotters that help target chosen...

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APPCAM25 Security Camera for Your Boat

By | Posted June 2016

Bolstering your boat’s safety doesn’t have to be expensive.

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Caterpillar S60 Smartphone

By | Posted June 2016

Leave it to the folks at Caterpillar to help build one of the most rugged phones on the market today.

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C-MAP High Resolution Bathymetry Fishing Charts

By | Posted June 2016

C-MAP’s new High Resolution Bathymetry fishing charts actually put contour-line data in a 3-D view.

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Garmin GPSMAP 84/8600 Multifunction Displays

By | Posted June 2016

Garmin’s latest addition to the GPSMAP lineup are the 8400 and 8600 series, which offer the highest screen resolution available in a dedicated marine display...

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SI-TEX Vector Compact GPS Compass

By | Posted May 2016

The SI-TEX Vector compact GPS compass contains a pair of GPS receivers matched to a single clock for precise heading and boat position information.

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OnWatch from Hinckley Yacht Services

By | Posted May 2016

A new system from Hinckley Yacht Services called OnWatch connects clients’ boats to the service yard and head off problems. If it works, it will mean less downtime and more...

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Upgraded Simrad Helm System

By | Posted May 2016

Technology really stands out when stacked alongside a seasoned cruiser. Check out Arawak’s Simrad helm system.

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The Dangers of Relying too Heavily on Helm Electronics

By | Posted April 2016

Helm electronics must be trusted to be effective tools to help you navigate and keep your boat safe. But what happens if the data is bad to start with? Get a load of what happened...

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What You Need to Know About Solid-State Radar

By | Posted April 2016

Radar technology has recently gone in a radical new direction thanks to solid-state technology; Jason Y. Wood explains what this means for you and your helm.

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