Technology

Volvo Penta’s IPS now available for semi-displacement yachts

Engine manufacturer Volvo Penta has expanded its line to address the needs of semi-displacement yachts. According to a company press release, the updated D13 IPS 1350 SD – an inboard…

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Iridium announces partners for new GMDSS service

As part of an initiative to provide global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) services to mariners in the first half of 2020, Iridium recently announced its launch partners –…

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Sunseeker, Rolls-Royce partner on MTUs

Rolls-Royce and British yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International have signed a new frame agreement for the supply of MTU yacht engines.  The contract, signed during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,…

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Yacht Controller integrates with Volvo

Yacht Controller, a Coral Gables, Florida-based manufacturer of wireless remote controls for yachts, has officially integrated with Volvo.  According to Yacht Controller, its wireless remote-control system integrates with Volvo’s line…

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New digital platform for VSAT launched

Several communication and technology veterans have launched a new company to bring seamless internet to the yachting industry. Chicago-based K4 Mobility launched in August 2018 by former inflight satellite company…

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New take on old life buoy wins 2019 DAME award

The prestigious DAME Award for innovations in marine equipment design was won by the self-propelled lifesaving float U SAFE at the 2019 METStrade show held Nov. 19-21 in Amsterdam.  The…

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Sun Power Diesel carries OXE diesel outboards

Sun Power Diesel, as representative of OXE diesel outboards in South Florida, now provides sales, service and technical support for the high horse-power diesel engines manufactured by Cimco Marine AB…

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Delta ‘T’ debuts Euro-style axial replacement fan

Delta “T” Systems’ new Euro-style axial replacement fan helps mariners manage the typical paperwork and lead times associated with the job, while providing high performance and build quality, according to…

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Raymarine adds docking assistance technology

FLIR Systems has announced an addition to Raymarine’s intelligent docking technology: the Raymarine DockSense Alert.  “Docking a boat can be a stressful experience, even for the most experienced captains,” stated…

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MarQuip releases IMO Tier III exhaust system for yachts under 500GT

Netherlands-based MarQuip has created a custom solution for smaller yachts to meet the challenges of the IMO Tier III requirements that will come into force in 2021.  The IMO Tier…

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