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Rules of the Road: Trackers play crucial role in emergencies

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers During a recent accident investigation, a vessel was lost at sea in poor weather conditions. Thankfully, no one was injured in the…

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New owner revamps, reintroduces Lewis Marine

By Lucy Chabot Reed Fort Lauderdale-based Lewis Marine Supply, a 62-year-old chandlery, hosted an open house on Thursday to welcome back old clients. With new owners and operators since early…

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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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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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Great crew planning, innovations boost Southern Hemisphere adventure

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By Dorie Cox The nautical charts show the glacier is “just around the corner.” So Capt. Jason Halvorsen steers the 141-foot steel hull slowly through “a ton of ice” in…

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From the Bridge: Satellite technology a make-or-break issue

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Satellite domes and antennae top most large yachts, and satellite-enabled devices are everywhere on board. Announcements of the “world’s fastest, lightest, ultra-compact, secure” satellite…

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