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Customize nautical charts online

A prototype version of NOAA Custom Chart, an online application to customize scale and size of nautical charts centered on a position of choice, is available …

Volvo Penta unveils self-docking system

Volvo Penta has unveiled a self-docking system expected to be launched in 2020. In a live demonstration at the Gothenburg, Sweden, stopover of the Volvo Ocean …

Intellian debuts 85cm VSAT antenna

Intellian, a Korea-based provider of satellite communications systems, is now offering an 85cm Ku- to Ka-band convertible maritime VSAT antenna. The v85NX is …

IMO approves new Inmarsat service

The International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee has approved Inmarsat’s new ‘Fleet Safety’ service to support the Global Maritime …

Inmarsat faces U.S., Chinese competition in maritime safety

Britain’s Inmarsat will lose its monopoly in maritime safety communications after the International Maritime Organization gave Iridium and China’s BeiDou …

New Nightfinder combines infrared searchlight, strobe and camera

The Carlisle & Finch Co., an Ohio-based marine searchlight manufacturer, has introduced a new lighting device using LED infrared night vision technology. …

New detection system targets threat of drones

U.K.-based marine security firm Martek Marine has launched a drone detection and defeat system that enables megayachts to detect and identify commercial drones …

Survey looks at yacht connectivity needs

In a survey produced by Inmarsat and The Superyacht Group, megayacht captains and crew reported increasing demand for satellite-delivered bandwidth and …

Furuno offers new multi-touch monitors

Furuno Electric Co., a marine electronics manufacturer based in Camas, Washington, has introduced “Hi-Brite” Multi Touch Marine Monitors for its NavNet …

Wärtsilä autodocking system tested on 272-foot ferry

Global marine and energy technology group Wärtsilä has successfully tested what it calls “a world first” installation of autodocking technology on a …

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Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

By Dorie Cox Jeff Rudd looked for a place to move his “dive bar”. But, realistically, he cannot. He has run the The Treasure Trove, …

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

By Jenifer Rosser Crossing the South Pacific offers a multitude of dazzling countries, islands, lagoons and reefs to enchant even –the …

Capt. Mike “Iowa Mike” Bryan dies

Capt. Mike “Iowa Mike” Bryan dies

By Dorie Cox Iowa-born Capt. Mike Bryan died on Aug. 2 of cardiac arrest in Fort Lauderdale. He was 53. His yacht work included M/Y …

Stew Cues: Silver service protocol depends on preferences

Stew Cues: Silver service protocol depends on preferences

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan Stews frequently ask what is the correct way to perform silver service. There is more than one proper way to …

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