Electronics

Apollo II HD and Standard Horizon’s Plotter/Fishfinders

By | Posted August 2009

Apollo II HDOceanView Technologies has added a new dual-sensor camera to its line-up of night-vision systems.As the name suggests, the Apollo II HD is a high-definition version of...

Read Article

Iridium Openport

By | Posted July 2009

After conducting extensive beta-testing that included sending five terminals around the world in boats competing in the Vendee Globe single-handed sailboat race, Iridium has...

Read Article

GPS Ailing and Failing?

By | Posted July 2009

Garmin Colorado 400C still better than a sextant even if the GPS is getting old ($599.99 MSRP; www.garmin.com)There is growing concern that GPS performance may soon start to...

Read Article

A Fatal Error

By | Posted July 2009

Photo by USCGThe ill-fated fishing vessel Lady Mary, docked at her home port of Cape May, New Jersey, before the incident.EPIRB manufacturers around the world are urging owners to...

Read Article

Sunny Days

By | Posted July 2009

In this enviro-conscious age, everybody’s aware that the sun is a great source of free, clean energy. Which is why there are scads of handy chargers out there, from small multi-...

Read Article

ICOM IC-M36

By | Posted June 2009

The latest addition to Icom’s lineup of handheld VHFs is the IC-M36, a waterproof, floating radio with a couple of extra features specifically intended to minimize the effect of...

Read Article

Hazardous to Your Health?

By | Posted June 2009

Garmin pulsed radarThe microwaves that reheat your coffee are very much the same as those transmitted by marine radars, so it isn’t too far-fetched to believe that they could “...

Read Article

Water-Ready

By | Posted June 2009

Ask anyone who’s ever dropped their cellphone in the drink: Water and electronics do not mix. But before you’re forced to replace yet another waterlogged gizmo, take a gander at...

Read Article

Garmin VHFs

By | Posted May 2009

Long known for its navigational electronics, Garmin is now about to enter the VHF market with two fixed-mount radios. Pre-release information describes the VHF100 as an entry-...

Read Article

The End of the GPS Monopoly?

By | Posted May 2009

Russian technicians fit a cluster of three Glonass satellites to a booster rocket.Sometime in the last few years of the 20th century, a new term was added to the everyday...

Read Article

Search and Rescue

By | Posted May 2009

In January, thieves ran PWCs up to a 35-foot Fountain that was docked in Fort Lauderdale, cut her lines, and quickly towed her away. Within seconds, the boat’s owner received a...

Read Article

Customizable Monitoring

By | Posted May 2009

Nauticomp glass-bridge displays give a great aesthetic to this yacht’s bridge.Few will argue that the iPhone doesn’t represent a giant leap in digital technology. Its LCD...

Read Article

Automatic Autopilot

By | Posted May 2009

John Redmond of Redmond Marine Electronics in Destin, Florida, does some pre-assembly in Betty Jane’s saloon.Hand-steering my 1988 Grand Banks 32 Betty Jane for hundreds of miles...

Read Article
Vetus Maxwell Tip of the Week

Hot Today

Featured Brands

Greenline logo MCY logo
HMY Yacht Sales logo Ocean Alexander logo
Imtra logo Volvo Penta logo
   

Boat-Name Generator

cube puzzel Thinking of a unique name for your new boat can be tough, that's why we created a Boat Name Generator.
Try it here. ▶

Select Brokerage