Dec 10, 2019

Dockmate ApprovalDockmate, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote controls for yachts, has announced that it has received official factory approval from Volvo Penta. After extensive testing for any potential compatibility issues, Dockmate has obtained approval to connect to the Volvo Penta electronic vessel control EVC-E and EVC-2. Dockmate is the only wireless control manufacturer that has authorization to do so.

Delivering plug-and-play connectivity with engine and thruster systems, Dockmate’s wireless remote control allows users to remain in command of their boat’s movement while away from the helm, where visibility is often limited. Building on its highly successful partnership, the Dockmate system is now approved to integrate fluidly with Volvo’s complete line of drive-by-wire steering systems such as the Volvo Inboard Performance Systems (IPS), Aquamatic and Inboard systems.

“Our focus on creating a stress-free docking experience is perfectly aligned with Volvo’s ‘easy boating’ philosophy,” said Brian Sheehan, Dockmate U.S. spokesperson. “The brand’s drive-by-wire engine control systems pair effortlessly with our plug-and-play remote controls; combining to give our customers incredible power and control over their vessels in tight quarter maneuvering.”

For more information please visit www.dockmate.us.

Featured Articles

  • Prev
Linda Waddell of Canadian Boat Shows, Show Director for the Toronto International Boat Show ...
Especially in a year when the boating market in the United States is booming, marketing to Canada ...
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced today the details ...
First, we want to thank everybody who has taken the time to complete this survey. We had a total of ...
The new student workbooks will help teachers tackle distance learning and give students a better ...
We hope that your business is having a great season for sales this year, but we are asking our ...
Saturday, July 4th about 4:40 p.m., a boat had just finished refuelling at Bridge Port Marina in ...
International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference to Bring the Marine Industry Together ...
Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) will host a two-day virtual boat show on July 21-22, showcasing ...
Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest learned the following from Composites World e-newsletter ...

EXPLOSION AND BOAT FIRE AT THE DOCK – WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

 

Dock FireSaturday, July 4th about 4:40 p.m., a boat had just finished refuelling at Bridge Port Marina in Orillia, Ontario when an explosion almost knocked marina President Trevor Lecluse right over. He was about 100 feet away when the fire erupted. Other marina staff were there as well.

Quick-thinking marina staff ensured boat fire was contained, with one Bridge Port staffer grabbing two fire extinguishers and holding the fire off long enough the one person onboard to get off the boat. Staff hit the marina emergency fuel system shut off, but the vessel’s fire suppression system did not deploy.

Read more about the Fire at the Dock............

 

 

Boating Industry Canada News Week

 

Every Tuesday we publish a fresh Digest with informative articles pertaining to the Canadian boating and marine industry. Stay up to date with the latest products, research and industry developments.

Missed an Issue of Boating Industry Canada News Week? If you're looking for a specific issue, or simply want to catch up on previous issues, check out our Boating Industry Canada News Week Archives.

Not signed up for News Week? Subscribe here

 

 

 

 

 

Marine Products

  • Prev
The inherent safety features SmartPlug electrical receptacles are known for are now available in ...
We are pleased to announce the full compatibility of our products Yacht Controller Dual Band ...
Vesper Marine, a leading manufacturer of innovative marine electronics, has announced that its ...
Dive tanks are notoriously difficult to stow on a boat and can be outright dangerous if left ...
The new Raritan Multifunction Flush Panel offers water-conscious toilet operation in a ...
To minimize the number of fixtures needed onboard, as well as their accompanying wiring runs, some ...
Stainless steel is an ideal metal to use on a boat, but it's not maintenance-free; it requires ...
The new family of Veratron LinkUp single function gateway modules provides an easy method to ...
For over 2,000 years, boatbuilders have chosen teak for its strength, rot resistance and ...
Electrical outlets on boats are often located where they're easiest to install, not necessarily ...

1ST MATE IS READY TO ASSIST FOR BOATER OVERBOARD SCENARIOS

1st MateConnected system also provides theftdeterrence functionality. Mercury Marine has announced full compatibility of all Mercury SmartCraftcapable engines with the new 1st Mate Safety and Security System.

This technology comprises an intelligent hub, a set of wearable products and a mobiledevice app that integrate with a boat's propulsion systems to provide potentially lifesaving safety features and to help secure property. Its three main features are: 1) a boateroverboard monitoring and alert system, 2) distressmessaging capability, and 3) deterrence against theft of the boat and/or its engine(s).

 

Read more about 1st Mate............


 

People

  • Prev
North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Peel as a yacht ...
Description: This is a career opportunity to work in our Marketing department in either the ...
Brunswick Corporation has announced that Yami Hu, Boston Whaler Director of Strategic ...
Propspeed, leading innovator of underwater asset coatings, announced today it has hired Matt ...
Julian Potter has joined E-Plex, the leading brand of multiplexing technology for vehicle ...
The Canadian boating industry lost one of the great ones this past week. Cameron Wardlaw sadly ...
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas named Ed Lofgren of 3A Marine Service, ...