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New life preserver size of soda can

Life-preserver manufacturer OneUp, based in the Canary Islands, has introduced a portable new flotation device 20 times smaller than standard life preservers. …

GPDock builds app for marina slip reservations

GPDock, a community-based online reservation system recently launched at the Miami boat show, is designed to make the process of reserving a marina slip easier …

New 4G SIM offers low-cost, unlimited data

Palma-based E3 Systems, a global megayacht communications provider, now offers a 4G data SIM with unlimited usage in more than 40 countries across Europe and …

New app operates gangway via phone

Besenzoni, a Bergamo, Italy-based manufacturer of hydraulic platforms and other boat products, has come up with an app for operating gangways via a cellphone …

Navpilot 300 offers ‘point and shoot’ steering

Furuno’s Navpilot series of marine autopilots uses “self-learning” algorithms to gather data and adapt to a boat’s handling, resulting in quicker and …

Brownie’s developing new tankless dive system

South Florida’s Brownie’s Marine Group is working on a new brand of tankless dive systems called bLU3. The bLU3 brand will be headed by Blake …

Mazu teams with Navionics

Mazu/Skymate, a technology company based in Reston, Virginia, has added Navionics charts to its Mazu iPad app, according to a company statement. The app acts …

Sun Power named Cox Powertrain distributor

Sun Power Diesel, based in Dania Beach, Florida, is now a U.S. distributor of the CXO300 diesel outboard engine — a high-power, low-weight, single-fuel …

Lumiron offers wireless light dimmer

Miami-based Lumiron has introduced a wireless system for dimming, as well as turning on and off, any LED lights that work at 12V, 24V or 36V DC, according to a …

Hot trip on the Hudson highlights perils of procrastination

By Capt. Bruce Gregory I’ve made 40-plus offshore passages from 50 miles to 1,500 miles in boats from 8-foot dinghies to 80-foot tugs; have witnessed …

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Triton on both sides of the equator

Triton on both sides of the equator

Yacht broker and former Capt. David Nichols took a trip to Ecuador last month, and brought his Triton along.  “In Quito, it has 12 …