Tech Briefs

MerCruiser launches V8 sterndrives

Wisconsin-based Mercury MerCruiser has launched 6.2-liter V-8 300hp and 350hp sterndrive engines to deliver increased power and torque. The engines are built specifically for marine use rather than adapting and…

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E3 combines SIMs into one connection

Mallorca-based e3 Systems, a multi-broadband communications provider for megayachts, has launched e3.Unite, which uses a range of routers that combine from three to 18 3G, 3G+, 4G LTE connections, and…

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New lights change color

Bluefin LED, a UK-based manufacturer of underwater lighting, has launched a range of color-changing underwater lights. Available in surface mount and thru-hull models, the powerful RGBW LED lights boast 2,500…

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New screen duplicates smartphone

California-based Argonaut has introduced a waterproof and sunlight-readable marine monitor that remotely duplicates and controls a smartphone or tablet. The new M7 monitor displays a phone’s image with full touch-screen…

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E3 combines sat, land systems

Fort Lauderdale-based e3 Systems, a multi-broadband communications providers for the megayacht industry, has launched Hybrid, which provides yachts with 100 percent connectivity, combining satellite, 3G, 4G and terrestrial broadband services,…

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Steelhead introduces a yacht crane

Steelhead Marine, a North American manufacturer of cranes, has launched the new E Series 1000 crane. The E Series crane is available primarily in a 1,000-pound model with a 1,500-pound…

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MTN UltraBurst delivers high speeds in Med

South Florida-based MTN Communications has launched MTN UltraBurst for this year’s Mediterranean season. The UltraBurst service delivers on-demand, consumption-based, high-throughput Ku-band connections. The satellite bandwidth “burst ability” of this service…

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Nobeltec updates TimeZero app

A new version of the Nobeltec TimeZero app for iPad is available for download in the iTunes Store. Version 2.0.0 includes new features for navigation in coastal waters using the…

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Digital Yacht offers nav option

UK-based Digital Yacht has introduced SmarterTrack Express, a marine navigation package that works on personal computers. The system uses a full function electronic charting system and includes a high performance…

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Navico releases breakthrough radar

Auckland-based Navico has develop Simrad’s Halo Radar, which delivers accurate, high-definition surface mapping for navigation, weather forecasting and bird spotting, which helps fishermen find fish. It detects objects at long…

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