The Triton

Where in the World

Monitoring system launched

ADVERTISEMENT

Coral Gables, Fla.,-based Yacht Group has launched a boat monitoring system called Yacht Protector, which uses wireless sensors to allow owners to track the location of their boat and condition of vital onboard systems. If user-defined system thresholds are triggered, all contacts are alerted via a smartphone app, and up to four more receive alerts via SMS, email and by phone from the call center. Authorized users can also use a Yacht Key fob to silence alarms when on board.

A geo-location GSM-based system, it is designed to be a plug-and-play system that requires no cutting of wires or boat modifications. Sensors are placed with hi-bond tape after pairing them to the module.

The system costs $1,295 and includes a one-year subscription and a two-year warranty. It includes a core module and four sensors — bilge water level, intrusion, battery condition and shore power current — and a Yacht Key fob.

It is available for insurance discounts through insurers including Novamar.

For more information, visit www.yachtprotector.com.

Related Posts...
A prototype version of NOAA Custom Chart, an online application Read more...
Volvo Penta has unveiled a self-docking system expected to be Read more...
Intellian, a Korea-based provider of satellite communications systems, is now Read more...
The International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee has approved Inmarsat’s Read more...
Britain’s Inmarsat will lose its monopoly in maritime safety communications Read more...

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Editor’s Picks

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

By Dorie Cox Capt. Ryan O’Meara loved the water, his yacht crew, and his work on M/Y Pipe Dream, a 112-foot Westport. He was in the …

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

A lifetime of experiences on land and at sea culminate as Capt. Grant Maughan summits Mount Everest in May. By Dorie Cox Capt. Grant …

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

By Lucy Chabot Reed The four-member crew of M/Y Sensation, a 112 Westport, took the vessel from Fort Lauderdale to Nashville, Tennessee, …

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

By a vote of 4-1, Fort Lauderdale city commissioners last night approved a development agreement with Tavistock Development Company, owners …