Tech Briefs

Seakeeper launches battery model

Seakeeper has developed its first DC-powered gyro for marine stabilization, the Seakeeper 3DC. The gyro is engineered for boats between 30-40-feet in length and reduces resonant roll by up to…

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New app helps anglers

California-based FishTrack.com has created a new fishing app that lets anglers going after saltwater game fish to research from their mobile device the water conditions and weather for the world’s…

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New Yamaha dealer named

Pompano Beach-based Boathouse Marine Center has been selected as an authorized dealer and service center for Yamaha marine outboard engines serving customers across South Florida for repairs, parts, warranty and…

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KVH expands mini-VSAT network

Rhode Island-based KVH Industries has completed several capacity increases for its mini-VSAT Broadband network, giving it additional capacity for the Asia-Pacific region, the Pacific Northwest, and the eastern coast of…

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MTN launches HDTV

South Florida-based MTN Communications has launched its high-definition live television service at sea, MTN Worldwide TV HD. “MTN-TV HD delivers an amazing viewing experience onboard,” said Graham Douglas, media and…

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Fire extinguishers recalled

Fire extinguisher manufacturer Kidde, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has initiated a voluntary recall to replace certain Kidde fire extinguishers. A faulty valve component can…

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Next generation lights launched

South Florida-based LED lighting manufacturer Aqualuma introduced the 18 Series LEDs, part of the company’s Gen 4 Thru-Hull range. The new 18 Series uses Aqualuma’s patented one-piece polymer housing that…

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New vest forms to body

Jacksonville-based Crewsaver introduced a range of ErgoFit and Crewfit inflatable life vests at the Miami International Boat Show in mid-February. The vests include Fusion 3D technology, which enables the vest…

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New smaller fire control panel debuts

Baltimore-based Sea-Fire Marine has introduced the Triton 2 addressable fire detection panel, a scaled-back version of its Triton 8. Developed for use on medium to large commercial vessels and megayachts,…

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Furuno launches weather receiver

Washington-based Furuno has launched the BBWX3 SiriusXM Marine Weather Receiver, which uses SiriusXM’s subscription-based marine weather service to deliver live, up-to-date weather forecast information. The BBWX3 connects to a yacht’s…

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