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Second Great Technique for Dinghy Anchoring
Our recent piece by Jeff Siegel of ActiveCaptain about a novel dinghy anchoring technique stimulated quite a bit of discussion from readers and we even heard about another, possibly even better, technique from John Marshall, owner of the Nordhavn 55 ...
Blackberry Weather App for Coastal Cruisers
Mobile Mariner LLC has announced the official launch of the Mobile Mariner™ for the Blackberry® smartphone, which will provide NOAA marine weather forecasts, tide information and life weather conditions for the coastal United States, including the Great Lakes. More upcoming ...
KVH Offers Rebates on Smaller SAT TV Antennae
KVH Industries said today that it will offer rebates up to $200 through the end of April on its TracVision M1 and M3 satellite TV systems.  The M1 and M3 systems are typically used on smaller boats, although the M3DX ...
List of Simrad Electronics Eligible for Rebates
Simrad Yachting said customers purchasing certain new marine electronics products from authorized dealers are entitled to rebates up to $200. While the program runs til the end of June, customers who purchased eligible products beginning February 8, 2010 are also ...
Island Pilot DSe Hybrid to Air on Discovery Channel’s HD Theater
HD Theater “World’s Most Expensive Rides” Sunday, March 7th at 9 p.m. EST (check your local listings for other times). Last winter Reuben Trane, owner of Island Pilot was contacted by the producers of Discovery Channel’s HD Theater who were interested ...
KVH Offers Rebates for Upgrades to HD7 Sat TV System
KVH Industries said today that current TracVision satellite TV customers can upgrade to the latest HD7 system and get a rebate of up to $2,000, depending on which system they are upgrading. The promotion runs through June 30, 2010. The ...
The Marlow Ocean Challenge
David Marlow has a reputation in the industry for being. . . well, let’s say. . . outspoken. He believes strongly in the superiority of the boats he builds and isn’t afraid to name the names of competitors whom he ...
Polish Your Diesel Nonstop
Parker Hannifin has a remarkable new fuel polishing system that has been designed specifically to run nonstop, using extremely small amounts of electricity and with a design that makes it seem nearly immortal when compared to conventional pumps. The new FPM-050 ...
Marina Life Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Best Marina Contest
Marina Life members are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the cruise planning and concierge service by voting for their favorite member marina. The company will feature the winning marinas voted “Best Transient Marina” and marina with the “Best Customer Service” ...
ActiveCaptain Launches Major Website Upgrade
Jeffrey Siegel said this week that the ActiveCaptain “X” beta website, under development for the past year, is now fully launched and live, providing everything from a new user interface to NOAA charts and Microsoft Virtual Earth cartography.  The website ...

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