Technology

Nauti-Tech launches satellite Internet service

FMC GlobalSat 4G/LTSAT, available through US-based distributor Nauti-Tech, is a next-generation cellular/VSAT bundle that features the new Kymeta MTenna flat panel antenna, according to a press release from the company.…

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New navigation software from Timezero

Marine navigation software company Timezero recently launched TZ Professional v4, which uses augmented reality technology to allow users to display the active route and cross track distance on the camera…

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New line of boat isolation transformers available

Marine Puck, made by Connecticut-based Bridgeport Magnetics Group, is a new line of boat isolation transformers for yachts and commercial vessels that features leakage current below one milliampere, according to…

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KVH expands HTS maritime network in Pacific

Rhode Island-based KVH Industries has expanded its mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network to the Pacific Ocean via the Horizons 3e satellite, which is jointly owned by Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT.…

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KVH introduces fastest 1m Ku/C-band VSAT antenna

Rhode Island-based technology company KVH Industries recently introduced the TracPhone V11-HTS, what it calls the fastest 1m Ku/C-band maritime VSAT antenna, designed to deliver data speeds as fast as 20/3…

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First dual antenna system installed

Communications company e3 Systems has installed the first Inmarsat dual antenna Fleet Xpress system on S/Y Ganesha, a 151-foot (46m) performance sloop built by Vitters Shipyards in 2013. The system…

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Rules of the Road: Prevalence of remote surveys prompts guidelines

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers Inspections and surveys on board a yacht are commonplace. These include visits by the flag administration, the classification society, insurance, and port…

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Drones, life-size robots boost arsenal to fight fires on board

By Capt. Jeff Werner There is no emergency aboard a yacht more frightening than a fire. To reduce that fear factor, all crew members are required to devote two full…

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New eco-friendly bottom paint launched

Adaptive Surface Technologies has released SLIPS Foul Protect N1x, an environmentally friendly and bio-fouling-resistant marine bottom paint. The new paint uses the company’s patented coatings technology to create an ultra-smooth,…

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E3 offers unlimited 4G data system with no minimums

Palma-based communications integrator e3 Systems now offers a global data service that delivers 4G data with no minimum commitments, no limits on usage, and coverage around the world, according to…

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