Water Repellent SuperyachtsThe University of Rochester, NY, has used lasers to permanently transform metals into water repellent or super-hydrophobic materials, a potentially revolutionary development for the superyacht industry.

 

 

GPS 2300The Bad Elf® GPS Pro+ Receiver (BE-GPS-2300) features GLONASS, USB streaming NMEA GPS data and a barometer. The high performance, 66 channel receiver is accurate to within 8 feet (2.5 meters) and quickly acquires a satellite lock anywhere in the world – without cell tower assistance. No Internet connection or monthly subscription is required.

 

PML PlatformPrestoMarine Lifts has announced the launch of their new platform, the PML platform. The PML platform is an accessory that can be attached onto lifts already installed on board yachts and allows easier access for users from the water.

 

 

ES9 HeroFLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the new Raymarine eS Series line of HybridTouch™ multifunction displays. Powered by Raymarine’s advanced LightHouse II user interface, the eS Series includes three high-performance navigation displays that offer unprecedented control and ease-of-use in a sleek, ergonomic design. 

 

Conolift 10 Kropf Industrial has delivered a second Conolift H-10 hydraulic trailer to Fisheries and Oceans Canada. This trailer, the second of its type, features a 20,000 lbs highway capacity, with a non-expanding open frame, hydraulic frame lift, and air ride suspension. The trailer also includes galvanized steel construction with aluminum rims and a low-profile gooseneck.

 

Salish Sea GuidesJim Burgoyne and Lynne Picard launched the little company in 2011 after sailing home from Asia. Their original plan was to build small freely downloadable guides for cruising friends and foreign sailors visiting this part of the world.

 

 

Mustang Survival

On Sunday, March 29, 2015, pro angler John Cox and his marshall, Bryan New, were thrown from their boat during an FLW bass fishing tournament on Lewis Smith Lake, Alabama. We are thankful both men sustained only minor injuries in this serious incident.

 

 

Solar Lights

It's great to add lighting without drilling holes, running wires or worrying about draining batteries. The RailLight from Davis Instruments provides up to eight hours of illumination on a full charge, brightening boats, homes, decks or areas around pools and fountains. Fully marinized, it automatically turns on at night and off during the day.

 

Marlow Smart Plugs

As the ground-breaking shore power system continues to become accepted worldwide, SmartPlug Systems welcomes another OEM relationship. Marlow-Hunter will now offer SmartPlug products across its fleet of innovative and rugged sailboats.

 

 

59 Cantius ProfileCruisers Yachts, a division of KCS International, Inc., announces the 59 Cantius, setting a benchmark for design within the company. The 2016 model year yacht features fresh exterior styling and a contemporary interior. It will be unveiled this summer and available at dealerships in the fall.

 

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Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad® and B&G® brands – announced today the appointment of Steve Rae to the position of Country Manager for Canada. Based in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Rae will be responsible for sales, service and support for the company’s three marine electronics brands. In addition, he will oversee a new Edmonton-basedNavico service center that will open its doors on May 30.  READ MORE

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