KEP Marine offers an Intelligent Vessel Monitoring System that will add value, usability and safety to almost any-size boat.
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!
Lowrance said today it was offering money-saving promotions on some of its latest displays, with cash rebates and map giveaways among the highlights.
Personal Locator Beacons, like the new rescueME PLB1 from Ocean Signal, offer a huge safety advantage for boaters.
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.
Navionics is helping NOAA reestablish a useful “magenta line” in charts of the IntraCoastal Waterway.
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, […]
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.
Well, it’s not that you couldn’t do it before, but now you can do it with Plan2Nav, a world-class app, C-MAP charts by Jeppesen, and seamless integration of critical cruising data from ActiveCaptain.
(Editor’s note — Christine Kling is an accomplished sailor and mystery author and she has spent a great deal of time actually using the iPad on the water for navigation and related tasks. While your mileage may vary, I would put a lot of stock in Christine’s evaluation of these apps. I’ve included here the […]
Northport Systems announced that its newest marine navigation software, Fugawi Marine 5, will be available at the end of March for new purchase and upgrade from Fugawi Marine ENC. According to the company, Fugawi Marine 5 takes advantage of the latest Windows technology, including a touch-screen control optimized for use with Win 7 and 8 […]
ActiveCaptain.com, the crowd-sourced database of local navigation and cruising knowledge, has been expanding its offerings over the last couple of months with some significant new capabilities. The two most important, in my view, involve route-sharing and an allied site devoted to captain reviews of boating-related services. Here’s a quick rundown on some of the new developments. […]
Nobeltec said today it has released a free service pack update for users of the new (January 2011) version of Admiral and VNS. The service pack offers integration with Furuno’s popular Digital Fish Finder (DFF1) Sounder, as well as a number of NMEA 2000 integration improvements. While I don’t often simply reprint a press release, […]