Boats & Gear

GOST Launches Streamlined Vessel Tracking Interface - Specter

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced its next generation vessel tracking interface – the GOST Specter. The intuitive website easily works on mobile and…

Furuno Dominates 2020 NMEA Product Of Excellence Awards

Camas, WA - On September 26th, Furuno wrapped up an unprecedented week of learning and dealer engagement during the 2020 NMEA Virtual Education Week by bringing home five NMEA Product of Excellence Awards - more than any other manufacturer. This…

Firefighting for voyagers

Few things are more frightening than an uncontrolled fire on board: the potential for total loss is extremely high. Unfortunately, fire is a not uncommon occurrence on boats of all sizes: witness the recent cases of cruise ships disabled due to fire.

Race tracking and talking

For race committees and family and friends on shore, tracking and communicating with boats in an ocean race has certainly evolved. It the past, boats would leave soundings and largely disappear until reaching the finish line