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by Jason Y. Wood

Power & Motoryacht Senior Editor:
Jason Y. Wood grew up sailing and fishing the lakes and waterways of New England. Family vacations to Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard instilled in him a love of the sea that continued through his studies at Bowdoin College in coastal Maine. His pursuit of fair winds and fish turned from passion to profession when he landed a job in 1997 as assistant editor at Offshore magazine, near Boston. Read more here...

The Latest in Outboards

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted November 2012 | Add a Comment

The major manufacturers are not resting. Tender power options abound with lighter, more powerful, and, yes, better-looking outboards. Check out the latest developments from the major manufacturers—you may decide it’s time to retire your old outboard and get something new.

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Four Tenders to Watch

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted November 2012 | Add a Comment

Some tender manufacturers are using innovative design and smart use of materials, to combine light weight with onboard space, and high style. Here are five tenders to watch—and pay attention they’re on the move.

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KEP Marine KEPM-PC Marine Computer

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2012 | Add a Comment

The KEP-PC from KEP Marine are built for life aboard, with a power-management system designed to mitigate the switchover from onboard to shore power without a hiccup. Learn more about it here.

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Maintenance Reminders to Your Inbox

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2012 | Add a Comment

VesselVanguard is a cloud-based service that tracks your boat’s equipment and reminds you of everything that needs to be done to keep her running smoothly. Learn more about the service here.

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Raymarine a-Series Multifunction Displays

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2012 | Add a Comment

The Raymarine a-Series of multifunction displays is engineered for boats up to 30 feet.

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KEP Marine KCAM-IP2HD Network Camera

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2012 | Add a Comment

KEP Marine’s KCAM-IP2HD network camera combines high-definition imaging with Internet Protocol (IP) functionality for a variety of onboard functions, including surveillance and eliminating blind spots.

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Airmar 150WX

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2012 | Add a Comment

With an Airmar WX150, you may not need ever to ask again. Seven sensors are housed in a single plug-and-play device. All the better to know when NOAA is wrong, at least where you are, again.

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Helm Electronics

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2012 | Add a Comment

With helm arrays looking to serve both novice and technically savvy users, electronics packages are offering more than ever.

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Maretron TSM1330

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2012 | Add a Comment

Your boat is a star—especially to your eye. Why not give it a shot at the big screen? Connect the boat’s NMEA 2000 backbone to Maretron’s TSM1330 display and you can get all your data on one 13.3-inch touchscreen display. See what it takes here.

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Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2012 | Add a Comment

You may not have looked at Lowrance lately. That’s because you’ve never seen anything like this before: The HDS-9 Gen2 Touch. It’s got a lot of functions you may decide you can’t live without. And you don’t have to, anymore. Check it out here.

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