Marine Electronics

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AIS/GPS VHF with target display

AIS/GPS VHF with target display

AIS, GPS and a VHF radio with DSC are all must-haves on the modern cruising yacht. Now imagine having all of these features in one device.

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Traditional depth sounders

Traditional depth sounders

Traditional depth sounders seem to get short shrift in dockside conversation these days, owing of course to the proliferation of multifunction chartplotters and the array of information they offer to cruisers with fingertip ease.

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Dependable multimeters

Dependable multimeters

The proliferation of electronic navigation, communication, power and security systems on modern yachts demands a dependable means of diagnosing these systems when they fail or fall short in performance.

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Analog instrument displays

Analog instrument displays

Most cruising sailors demand state-of-the-art electronic navigation systems for their vessels, but many skippers also like to preserve a traditional look in the displays they install in the cockpit.

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Protecting hand-held electronics

Protecting hand-held electronics

As much as we love the water, the very thing we fear most with our personal electronics is an unintended dive into the briny deep.

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Legacy GPS: repair or replace?

Legacy GPS: repair or replace?

Many cruisers are seeing their legacy permanent-mount GPS units gradually fade, wither and succumb to an ignominious death.

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Portable solar power

Portable solar power

Long jaunts ashore drain personal electronics of battery power, potentially leaving us without the use of a cellphone, portable GPS, hand-held VHF radio and other personal electronics.

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Hand-held chartplotting GPS

Hand-held chartplotting GPS

The navigation station in today’s offshore sailing vessel is bound to be equipped with a chartplotter linked to GPS, AIS, a radar, a depth sounder and other inputs.

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Cruiser ham radio options

Cruiser ham radio options

Ham radio continues to be the choice of many offshore voyagers who prefer the independence and adaptability offered by this traditional mode of communication.

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Installing a boat security system

Installing a boat security system

Installing a security system on your floating palace can involve something as simple as placing a couple of sensors for the main and forward hatches, or it can expand to a CPU-controlled network of a dozen or more touch screens and over a hundred wireless sensors distributed throughout your vessel.

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