Aug 4, 2020

Yacht Controller EVC 2.0We are pleased to announce the full compatibility of our products Yacht Controller Dual Band Series and the new Nemesis Series with Volvo original interface for EVC 2.0.

After having reached agreement with Volvo last year to supply their original interface to us, we are now able to interface any Volvo control head and this will provide the highest level of wireless control available in the market.

The Yacht Controller coupled with Volvo’s interface will be supplied as a package system directly from Yacht Controller Italian Manufacturing facility worldwide through Yacht Controller’s distribution network.

Now celebrating 20 years since the invention of the first Yacht Controller wireless system for controlling boats, we are proud to be recognized once again for our quality and reliability by another one of the most important Engine and Control Manufacturer’s Volvo.

The launch of these new products, further enhances Yacht Controller as the undisputed leader in wireless control systems for boats.

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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.

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During these difficult COVID-19 times, it isn’t just humans who need to practice physical distancing; Southern Resident killer whales need space too. Everyone boating on B.C.’s coastal waters has an important role to play to keep these endangered mammals safe.  Here are six easy things you can do to help protect them, and yourself while boating:
 
• Stay 400 metres – about two average container ships – away from killer whales in all southern B.C. coastal waters between Campbell River and just north of Ucluelet. 

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