Electronics

Electronics survey, there’s still time
Almost 400 marine electronics users have already taken the survey announced here earlier this month, and Marine Technology Analysts (MTA) has done a little preliminary ...
Dan’s Boat Tools, The Battery Operated Kind
Dan Corcoran:  In the fall there were a lot of magazine articles on tools everyone should have on their boat including favorite tools, tools distance cruisers should have, unusual tools, multi ...
BEP CZone – Give Your Boat a Brain.
Every now and again you run across a product that’s designed for OEM use and will probably never be purchased by Joe-Boater, but is so darn useful and will show up in so many places, it’s important for people to ...
VIDEO: Active Captain Integrates with MaxSea-Furuno
Jeff Siegal of ActiveCaptain recently notified users of the fabulous online cruising database that the information from ActiveCaptain will shortly be available inside MaxSea’s Time Zero charting software. The MaxSea folks were demonstrating a beta version of the software and ...
5 Tips to Improve Fishfinder Performance
Over the weekend at the Pasadena fishing show, I bumped into a buddy who needed some fishfinder help. Seems that when he pulled his boat this fall, he knocked the transducer out of whack. He might have been upset, except ...
Standard-Horizon’s AIS radio wins the Innovation award
Friday I mentioned that Standard-Horizon’s Matrix AIS radio won the Innovation Award for Electronics – quite an honor. Now that I have a real internet connection and can post pictures, let’s take a closer look at this unit. The Matrix AIS impressed ...
New Partnership Will Develop Independence 60 Green Yacht
  HB Marine and Independence Green Yachts yesterday announced a partnership that will form a joint venture to develop the Independence 60 Luxury Yacht that IGY started a few years ago. The Independence 60 is billed as the “world’s first ‘no ...
Miami Innovation Award Highlights
Well, the 2010 Innovation Awards are done! With a total of 51 entries this year, it was a pretty big field. My favorite in the bunch was the FLIR handheld thermal imager, which won in the safety category. Nifty stuff, ...
Greetings from the Miami Boat Show
Whew – MADE IT!!! It looked liked SNOWZILLA 2010 was going to burst my Miami bubble, when late yesterday, I found out that my flight Wednesday morning was already canceled. Some quick work on the phone and on the net ...
Small Boat Fishfinders
Recently, a friend asked me the following question: “I fish from a kayak and I’m always wishing for a fishfinder - do you know of a way to rig one up on a yak? A portable unit would be even better, because I also ...

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