Length (in Feet)
Year

Garmin quatix 7X – Solar Edition

Nov 16, 2023 Plot your paradise on the water and beyond…

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Steiner Navigator Binoculars

Nov 16, 2023 The Navigator Binoculars were created for…

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Test Drive: The Savvy Navvy App

Nov 9, 2023 by Marc Robic When our editor asked if I wo…

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New Gear: In Dense Fog or Rain Dash Compass Can Be Vital

Nov 9, 2023 When rain or fog limits visibility, respons…

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Tiny Mobile Device Controller

Oct 12, 2023 Music and the outdoors are natural compani…

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New Tank Monitoring System Uses App or MFD

Sept 28, 2023 Finicky, inaccurate internal mechanical f…

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New products: Chartplotter Integrates Shadow-Caster Lighting Control

Shadow-Caster has partnered with Johnson Outdoors to in…

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weBBoat Provides Web Access to Any Size Boat

Boats of all sizes are increasingly dependent on intern…

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New tech: New Volvo Penta Joystick Driving – Integrated Shift, Steering, Throttle Control

Volvo Penta is announcing a new level of joystick drivi…

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Zipwake Dynamic Trim Control System: FAQs

Zipwake has two different Series of products, Series S…

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New products: Tank Monitoring on Smart Phone – “Smart Idea”

The Gobius C tank monitoring system distributed by Albi…

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Speakers aim directly at skiers, boarders, surfers and tubers

Most marine stereo speakers produce music that bounces off the transom and reflects off the water, turning it into a distorted mush for anyone behind the boat. This is especially true when the volume is cranked up to be heard above the roar of an engine.

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New Gear: Compact Antenna Brings TV/FM Onboard

Televisions on a boat are increasingly commonplace. With the simple-to-install Glomex Avior VT300 Omnidirectional TV/FM antenna from GA Communications, it’s never been easier to bring analog and digital broadcasts onboard—at a price that’s hard to ignore.

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Gear: Cascade Mountain Tech Steelcore 1000 Lumen Flashlight

With enough brightness to cut through the darkest nights, the Steelcore 1000 Lumen Flashlight has ample power for almost any boating adventure at an affordable price. A poly-nylon outer shell is durable and comfortable, while the steel core and IPX8 rating add abundant durability.

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External Fluid Level Sensor Masters Varied Tank Shapes

From cone to cube, the Gobius C from Albin Group Marine precisely measures the exact volume and fluid level in tanks of virtually any shape, no matter the number of sides or angles, or composition. Taking only 15 minutes to install and configure, the maintenance-free device mounts externally.

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New Gear: Web Connectivity Made Easy with the WeBBoat Link

The need for onboard web connectivity has become commonplace—for both vessel systems and passengers and crew. The Glomex weBBoat® Link IT1304 series of Internet devices from GA Communications offers scalable solutions to receive satellite, Wi-Fi and North American 3G/4G cellular signals up to 20 miles offshore.

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Getting connected for safety first

The December issue of Canadian Yachting once again featured the magazine’s Annual Marine Electronics Special compiled by Andy Adams. While the feature is packed with a wide variety of brilliant electronic gear, Andy also took time to laud the VHF, the one piece of equipment virtually all of us have onboard.

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Marine Electronics – Staying Connected in 2023

The world of marine electronics is just on fire in terms of development. You can almost name any function that you could dream up and somebody is offering it. We are just heading into the traditional boat show season and this year there is a big difference from past years.

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Gear: Tiny Phone Controller Fits Paddle to Steering Wheel

On the water, most people store mobile devices in safe but relatively inaccessible spots. This makes music playback and receiving calls difficult— but here’s the JBL Click Bluetooth wireless controller. Easily attached to a steering wheel, stanchion, bimini rail, wakeboard tower or paddle, it provides instant control of an Android or iOS smartphone.

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Gear: Bluetooth Device Addresses Marine Tank Sensor Problems

Internal mechanical marine tank sensors are plagued with problems that cause inaccurate readings. Jostling fluid will move the float—even in containers with baffles—and over time, arms and pivot points tend to get sticky. Capacitive sensors can likewise fail once they accumulate calcium, magnesium, phosphorus alloys and other chemicals.

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SAIL SMARTER THIS SEASON WITH CYCLOPS

Gift a sailor in your life a new gadget this season with Cyclops Marine’s smarttune and smartlink wireless sensors.

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GARMIN GPSMAP 743XSV

The GPSMAP 743xsv plotter has a new slimline design featuring edge-to-edge glass and a smaller unit footprint making it easier to retrofit in a wider range of dash configurations.

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FUSION APOLLO MS-RA770 MARINE STEREO

The DJs in your life will thoroughly enjoy the Fusion Apollo marine stereo.

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GIVE THE GIFT OF SAVINGS THIS SEASON

Gift a Dock Links Membership – a discount program that’s all about bringing boaters more benefits, more savings, and more fun.

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ENHANCE YOUR MARINE ENVIRONMENT CONCERTS WITH JBL

JBL’s new R3500 Wake Series Source Unit is the perfect gift for music connoisseurs.

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RAYMARINE AXIOM 9, MULTI-FUNCTION 9″ DISPLAY WITH NORTH AMERICA NAVIONICS CHART

Upgrade your electronics this year with the performance-tuned Axiom Plus – a new generation of Raymarine multifunction displays.

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STEINER NAVIGATOR BINOCULARS 7×50 WITH COMPASS

The Navigator, with a 50mm lens diameter and 7x magnification, is the perfect gift for under the tree this year.

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Y Adapter Corrects Dockside Connections

Cruising boaters visiting new destinations can face challenges when the marina’s shorepower system differs from that of the boat. The Hubbell Marine YQ230 Intelligent Y Adapter allows owners to easily correct 30A and 50A connection mismatches for safe, reliable electrical service anywhere.

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Gear: Freedom LTE-A

The Freedom LTE-A is a Dual Band MU-MIMO 2.4Ghz + 5Ghz WiFi transceiver with a built-in universal SIM slot for cellular connectivity. The complete unit including all antennas is conveniently housed in an easy to mount dome.

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New JBL Marine Stereo has bold, fresh look

With a bold, fresh look and key features, the new JBL-R4500 is the latest in the WAKE Series of stereo components from ProSpec Electronics. Engineered for outdoor audio performance and built to withstand a harsh marine environment, the mechless source unit delivers immersive, audiophile-quality sound.

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Gear: Luxor Aqua Series Indoor touch dimming products

Luxor Marine & RV products offer boat owners an innovative architecturally pleasing range of interior fixtures to refresh the decor their cabins lighting. From wall mounted fixtures to surface or recessed mounted fixtures Luxor offers a complete product offering.

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Electronics: Furuno’s GP1871F and GP1971F can now Navigate with Navionics

Furuno has announced that Navionics cartography is now available on their GP1871F and GP1971F combination Chart Plotter/Fish Finder units. With the free version 4.0 software, which is a free upgrade available for download at FurunoUSA.com…

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Upgrade to a “Sweet Suite” of new electronics

You won’t be surprised to hear about all the great features and capabilities available when you upgrade to a new suite of navigation electronics, but you might be surprised at how much functionality you can get at sweet deal prices.    

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PORTS Cruising Guides announce new Lake Ontario 2023 edition!

Scheduled for Winter 2022-2023, Canadian Yachting Media is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the PORTS Cruising Guides Lake Ontario & the Thousand Islands 2023 Guide.

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Electronics: The Best and Brightest Satellite Communication Equipment

When strolling the docks of almost any busy marina, a cruiser will see satellite domes atop boats of varying sizes and types. Some pull in live TV programming far from shore while others provide links, by way of VSAT technology, to the internet, data and worldwide phone service.

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Dockmate announces added compatibility and new features

Dockmate®, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote controls for yachts, has announced expanded compatibility and new functionality for select engines.

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NEW products: Glomex automatic TV antenna amplifier

Whether for news, weather or just to watch the game, onboard television reception is important. But switching between external antennas and cable or satellite, traditional marine equipment is painstakingly manual to properly adjust.

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New products: JBL unit withstands harsh conditions

On the water audiophile-quality sound is attainable with the new JBL-R3500 source unit. The latest in the WAKE Series of stereo components from Prospec Electronics is loaded with user-friendly features and built to withstand the harshest weather.

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BT Controller provides ready command of Bluetooth devices

A Bluetooth-enabled phone or tablet is ideal for streaming music, but it’s often stowed safely away when on the water, road or trail. For ready access to the device’s controls when on a boat, golf car, motorcycle or UTV, it’s hard to beat the award-winning Infinity by Harman INF-BC4 Pre-Amp Bluetooth Controller from Prospec Electronics.

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