July 13, 2021

GarminIn an ongoing effort to improve their products and provide enhanced features to existing users, Garmin announces updates to the ActiveCaptain Community + the Q3 2021 marine software update that will provide improved functionality and new features throughout their marine systems.

ActiveCaptain Community – Reviews With Photos

• Boaters can now add up to three photos to reviews of points of interest like marinas, boat ramps and more within the ActiveCaptain Community within the free all-in-one ActiveCaptain App. Users can now also read the same reviews for difference businesses within the app, on ActiveCaptain.com or even on the MFD. Icons will also be updated to align with color coding on NOAA nautical charts.

• Boaters who take advantage of the growing community will be able to make smarter decisions whether they’re already on the water using their MFD or pre-planning in the mobile app to get the most out of their next getaway.

Marine Software Update – Mercury Engine Integration

• Now users can see Mercury engine performance data, including RPMs, fuel flow, temperature, trim, alarms and more, for up to four engines on their compatible Garmin chartplotter by using the SmartCraft Connect gateway. Learn more about Garmin’s support for SmartCraft engines here.

Marine Software Update – Force Trolling Motor Anchor Lock

• The anchor lock feature can now better adjust to weather conditions for smooth, steady positioning that uses less power.

Users can visit Garmin.com or tap on the “My Marine Devices” option from the ActiveCaptain app for a free download of the software update.

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2022 AMI Conference & Expo, Feb 1-3, 2022| Daytona Beach

 

Association of Marina IndustriesSave the date for the 2022 AMI Conference & Expo in Daytona Beach, FL on February 1-3, 2022. Plan ahead and book your room at the host hotel to receive your discounted rates!

The Association of Marina Industries Conference & Expo is THE leading marina and boatyard conference. It is geared specifically toward marina and boatyard owners; operators and managers; as well as dock masters, harbormasters, boat builders and repairers, and industry consultants. 

 

 

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Simrad AppThe latest Simrad® app debuted this week for the marine electronics leader celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The updated app includes a premium offering complete with new mapping features, advanced functionality and mirroring and control of Simrad® multi-functional displays from your smartphone or tablet. It is available on both the Apple Store for iOS and Google Play for Android.

The app is free to download and offers a rich experience that includes free up-to-date nautical charts from C-MAP®, personal waypoints, routes and tracks, latest marine weather, personalization and much more. 

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Raritan sanitation hose has impressive bend radius

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The 1.5" version of Sani/Flex Odor Shield has a bend radius of 3.15". The 1" model has an impressive 1.97" rating. Combined with its suppleness, it's super-easy to snake the hose around the tightest corners.

 

 

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