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iNavX Marine Navigation Mobile App v4.7.4

The makers of the iNavX marine navigation mobile app have improved its function and practicality to make the data that boaters need more accessible. The app, introduced in 2008, brought a variety of cartography sources to Apple iOS iPhones and iPads.

Vesper Marine’s Virtual Buoy System

Vesper Marine explores innovative ways to use AIS and employ the powerful warning and messaging capabilities embedded in the system. The company just launched a project to mark a no-anchor zone over some seabed power cables and we saw it in action.

The Dangers of Relying too Heavily on Helm Electronics

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 when such a problem arose for the U.S. Navy in Iran’s territorial waters. Read the analysis here.

Are You Using Russian SatNav?

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.

How to Avoid Obstacles with Your Boat

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 electronics are making your path a bit clearer read this.

Side-Scanning Sonar in Action

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.

How AIS Works

You know that AIS helps you avoid collisions, but you may be surprised at exactly how it works. Read this to find out more.

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