BUOYWEATHERBuoyweather, the popular marine forecasting website and mobile application, has expanded its weather modeling to include 16-day wind and swell forecasts, and tide charts for any point offshore, on any ocean.

Quantum99Manufactured by Engineered Marine Coatings for use above the waterline, Quantum99 is a hybrid two-component polyurethane topcoat that brings aerospace quality finish to heavy duty and decorative marine craft. 

 

 

Lowrance Software UpdatesLowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957 — announced today the release of a new software update for HDS Carbon™, HDS Gen3 and Elite-Ti displays.

 

 

 

Bilge KleenThe Centek Marine BilgeKleen™ filter system automatically removes oil, gas, diesel fuel and other hydrocarbon pollutants from bilge water before it is discharged overboard.

Sail Timer WindSmartphone/tablet screens are difficult to see out on the water, especially wearing polarized sunglasses. But sailors need wind speed, wind angle and boat speed. 

Vuzix LogoVuzix® Corporation a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets...

 

 

 

HubbelToday's larger yachts include more and more amenities to suit owner lifestyles. However, the luxuries these vessels afford demand a great deal of power.

Taco Marine 400The new TACO Marine® Transom Cross Tie Cleat XL, which will be available to distributors later this year and to retailers in 2019, is specially designed to keep lines organized and elevated when a dock surface drops below outboard motor cowlings.

ProspEcelectronics-400.jpgProspec Electronics, has released an updated version of its top-selling weather-resistant digital stereo receiver. The Infinity by Harman INFPRV315.2 encompasses everything that made the INFPRV315 so appealing to consumers and OEMs, and adds up-to-the-minute features coveted by boat, motorcycle, golf and ATV/UTV enthusiasts.

Albinpump-400.jpgBoat owners know the confused look on a guest's face when explaining the myriad of steps needed to simply flush a traditional marine toilet. With Albin Pump Marine's Conversion Kits, it's easy to upgrade a wide range of manual toilets to electric flush.

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