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Upgraded Simrad Helm System

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted May 2016

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

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What You Need to Know About Solid-State Radar

By Jason Y. Wood | 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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Simrad TripIntel Navigational Interface

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2016

Simrad’s TripIntel navigational interface shares voyaging data in a real-time format that’s easier to use and understand for cruising boaters.

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Understanding How Your GPS Works

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2016

The voodoo that GPS does is pretty simple, actually. Understanding why it fails means you’ll be ready when it happens. Have a closer look at this key navigation device here.

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Using Electronics to Catch More Fish

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2016

Pro anglers use every tool in their arsenal to improve their catch rate. Learn how they look at their helm to make the most of their fishing time. See their expert tips here.

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Improvements in Side-Scanning Sonar

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted May 2015

Never before has the underwater picture around your boat been so useful, and it’s only getting better.

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Are You Using Russian SatNav?

By Tim Bartlett | Posted May 2015

If you are using a GPS, MFD, or cell phone that is less than a year or two old, there is a pretty good chance that you may be using Glonass as well as GPS without realizing it.

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Solid-State Radar Technology

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2015

With the introduction of Simrad's open-array Halo radar, boaters get solid-state technology combined with a smart user interface.

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How to Avoid Obstacles with Your Boat

By Tim Bartlett | Posted March 2015

The best way to keep your hull from getting dinged—or worse—is to simply avoid obstructions. But that’s not always as easy as it sounds. To find out some ways...

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Side-Scanning Sonar in Action

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2015

Sidescanning sonar is a tremendous tool to understand what's under your boat. Check out these videos that will help improve your comprehension of what the images are showing.

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Multifunction Displays For Your Boat

By Ben Ellison | Posted October 2014

What can a modern multifunction display do for you?  We tested four different multifunction displays in a real-life setting to discover their pros and cons.

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Electronics Advancements

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted May 2014

We know keeping up with the constant flow of new marine electronics products can be head spinning. And we’re here to help.

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Pre-Installed Helm Electronics

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted February 2014

To Pre-Install or not to Pre-Install.   Some boat companies pre-install all of their helm electronics before the sale, while others leave those choices up to the buyer. Ever...

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