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Tom Tripp is the owner of OceanLines LLC, the publisher of OceanLines and founder of Marine Science Today. He is an award-winning marine journalist, science writer and long-time public communications specialist. His PR career and much of his writing stems from the fact that he loves to explain stuff. It all began when he and his brother Mark threw all of Mom's tomatoes at the back wall of the house. . .

Check These Out at the 2016 Miami Boat Show

Written by on February 12, 2016 in Boat Systems, Boats, Electronics, Engines, Marine Electronics with 0 Comments
Check These Out at the 2016 Miami Boat Show

Miami Boat Show 2016 – a quick look at some things to see

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Holiday Gift Guide for Boaters

Written by on December 21, 2015 in Boat Systems, Electronics, Fishing, Gift Guide, GPS, Navigation, Sonar, Technology with 0 Comments
Holiday Gift Guide for Boaters

Looking for some last-minute holiday gift ideas for the boater in your life?

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Suntex Marina Investors Raise Capital for Growth

Written by on October 20, 2015 in Destinations, Industry News, Marinas with 0 Comments
Suntex Marina Investors Raise Capital for Growth

Suntex Marina Investors said this week that it had raised more than $200 million in equity commitments.

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Kadey-Krogen Notches 600th Yacht Sale

Written by on December 1, 2014 in Boats, Cruising Under Power, Industry News, Powerboats with 0 Comments
Kadey-Krogen Notches 600th Yacht Sale

A new Krogen 44′ AE will start construction next month, the happy result of Kadey-Krogen Yachts’ 600th yacht sale.

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KEP Marine Vessel Monitoring System Scalable for Any Size Boat

KEP Marine Vessel Monitoring System Scalable for Any Size Boat

KEP Marine offers an Intelligent Vessel Monitoring System that will add value, usability and safety to almost any-size boat.

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Navionics Boating App Updated With U.S. Govt. Charts, New Features

Navionics Boating App Updated With U.S. Govt. Charts, New Features

An updated Navionics Boating app for iPads and iPhones now includes free NOAA electronic charts and great new features. Update now and get on the water safely!

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Lowrance Offering Special Deals on High-Tech Displays

Lowrance Offering Special Deals on High-Tech Displays

Lowrance said today it was offering money-saving promotions on some of its latest displays, with cash rebates and map giveaways among the highlights.

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Annual Top 10 Boat Names List from BoatUS

Annual Top 10 Boat Names List from BoatUS

BoatUS recently released its annual list of the top 10 boat names in the U.S. Is your boat name on the list?

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Smallest Personal Locator Beacon Available from Ocean Signal

Smallest Personal Locator Beacon Available from Ocean Signal

Personal Locator Beacons, like the new rescueME PLB1 from Ocean Signal, offer a huge safety advantage for boaters.

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Newport International Boat Show Announces 2014 Dates, Prices

Newport International Boat Show Announces 2014 Dates, Prices

Newport International Boat Show sets dates and prices for the 2014 edition of the Northeast’s biggest boat show.

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Argonaut Offers Android-Powered Smart MFD

Argonaut Offers Android-Powered Smart MFD

Love all those Android apps but wish there was a more integrated way to use them at the helm? Argonaut Computer last week announced the A615 smart MFD.

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Nordhavn to Expand Coastal Pilot Series with 59CP

Nordhavn to Expand Coastal Pilot Series with 59CP

Two years after it launched the 52CP, Pacific Asian Enterprises has announced a larger addition to the new semi-displacement lineup of Nordhavn cruisers.

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Navionics at Center of ICW Magenta Line Renovation

Navionics at Center of ICW Magenta Line Renovation

Navionics is helping NOAA reestablish a useful “magenta line” in charts of the IntraCoastal Waterway.

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Navionics Plotter Sync Wirelessly Updates Charts on Raymarine plotters

Written by on March 11, 2014 in Electronics, GPS, Marine Electronics, seamanship, Technology with 0 Comments
Navionics Plotter Sync Wirelessly Updates Charts on Raymarine plotters

If you own a wirelessly enabled chartplotter from Raymarine  and you use charts from Navionics, your life is about to get MUCH simpler. An updated Navionics app on your iPhone or iPad will download daily chart updates, and then when you are within range of your wireless-enabled chartplotter from Raymarine (with the latest firmware update, […]

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2014 Miami International Boat Show Opens Today

2014 Miami International Boat Show Opens Today

We’re in Miami for the opening of the 2014 Progressive® Miami International Boat Show and it’s clear from the exhibits on display, the boats in the water and the news already making headlines that there is a new optimism in the boating industry.

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