2022 Movers & Shakers

By Adam Quandt The 12th Annual Boating Industry Movers & Shakers awards recognize outstanding leaders and trailblazers across the recreational boating industry who continually pursue and embrace the challenge of change. This year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year and finalists continue to drive innovation and navigate challenges and changes across our ever-changing industry through […]

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Garmin New inReach Mini 2 Marine Bundle

inReach® Mini 2 Marine Bundle OLATHE, Kan./Sep. 14, 2022/Business Wire – Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. Garmin the world’s most innovative and recognized marine electronics manufacturer, today announced the inReach® Mini 2 Marine Bundle, a satellite communication device with two-way messaging and SOS capabilities1 bundled with a boat-friendly mount that provides quick-and-easy […]

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Osmosis partners with Forza on electric boats

Osmosis, provider of turn-key telematics in the marine industry, has signed with Forza X1 to integrate the use of Osmosis’ telematics platform with Forza’s electric boat models. Forza X1 is a new developer of electric sport boats with a mission to inspire the adoption of sustainable recreational boating. Osmosis will pair with Forza to connect […]

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Jim George joins ComMar sales team

ComMar has added former KVH Vice President of Global Sales Jim George to the company’s sales team to serve customers in New England, Long Island and other targeted markets. A graduate of Hamilton Technical College and a US Navy veteran, Jim was with KVH Industries, supplier of mobile connectivity and inertial navigation systems, for 27 […]

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Raymarine reveals plans for 2022 Southampton International Boat Show

Their stand will be fully equipped with the latest technology, Raymarine experts and special show offers, along with a special guest on Wednesday September 21! Raymarine will be showing all their latest products including the Raymarine Ecosystem, which includes YachtSense Digital Switching and YachtSense Link 4G solution alongside their brand new Raymarine app. This gives […]

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Discover the next generation of boating electronics with the new Simrad NSX

The Simrad NSX will be on display at the 2022 Southampton International Boat Show (September 16-25) on stand J372. Meet the latest evolution in chartplotters and fishfinders for powerboaters with the new Simrad® NSX. Available in 7”, 9” and 12” display sizes this new device is based on a new Operating System built from the […]

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Quit your job and live on a yacht? 8 ways to make it happen

Erin Carey talks to a variety of liveaboard yacht cruisers about how they make a living on a yacht and what their days look like When my family and I set off on what we thought would be a two-year sailing sabbatical in 2018, we didn’t have any plans of working along the way. We […]

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Internet and TV onboard – the rise of satellite communications

The familiar shape of Intellian radomes that were once upon a time only seen high above the bridge on superyachts, cruise ships and merchant ships, are now increasingly seen onboard smaller yachts all over the world. Inside these radomes, are either one of two types of satellite antenna technologies – providing communications or live TV. […]

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6 of the best VHF handheld marine radios for your boat

No skipper should be without a ‘mobile’ VHF, but which one is best for you? Fox Morgan put six to the test to help narrow your search… Handheld VHF radios are must-have items on every boat owner’s kit list. Even if your boat has a fixed VHF marine radio, you are often away from the […]

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MRAA opens 2022 Dealer Week registration

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announced its Board of Directors for 2021 As marine dealership teams navigate continual disruption in the market place, switching from an environment where boat pre-orders were stacking up to one where inflation, interest rates and fuel prices are causing boat sales to slow, it’s critical that dealership leaders […]

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SpaceX’s Starlink Internet Service Works on Boats

SpaceX’s satellite internet service provides fast download speeds for coastal cruisers, and global coverage isn’t far off. Next-Gen Connectivity Editor’s Note: As of June 30, 2022, the Federal Communications Commission authorized SpaceX to provide Starlink internet service to vehicles in motion, including boats, cars and RVs. This will open up the service to cruisers and […]

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