Industry News

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…

M605 Wins Excellence Award Fourth Year in A Row

KIRKLAND, Wash. (September 2020) –– At this year’s virtual 2020 NMEA Marine Electronics Conference and Expo, the marine industry once again honored several top products and manufacturers. One of those top products was Icom's M605 VHF marine transceiver, for the fourth year in…

First Nordhavn 41 hulls en route to California

Dana Point, CA – (September 28, 2020) – Pacific Asian Enterprises, Inc. (PAE) announces the first two hulls of the new Nordhavn 41 have shipped from the factory and are currently en route to California. The boats left Istanbul on…

2020 Product of Excellence Awards

NMEA members selected the winners of the annual Product of Excellence Awards through an online voting process. Awards were given in 17 categories. Here are the 2020 recipients. Marine VHF-ICOM M605 Radar-Furuno DRS4DNXT Solid-State Doppler Satellite Communications Antenna-KVH TracPhone V3-HTS…

Harken Employees Acquire Harken

“Throughout the years, Olaf and I have been approached by lots of good people interested in acquiring our business. The way we decided was simple. We turned down every offer that didn’t present a brighter future for our people than…

America's Boating Club Announces In-Home Learning

Raleigh, N.C. – During these uncertain times, the United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® has provided a way for recreational boaters to make use of their time, while improving their skills for a safer and more enjoyable boating…

Coast Guard Foundation Activates Disaster Relief Grant Program

Stonington, Conn. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today the activation of its disaster relief grant program to assist Coast Guard members impacted…

And the Winner is....

Despite all the uncertainties faced this year, Summer Sailstice 2020 was a success, and that is in large part due to our amazing community. Year after year we organize this event to grow and promote sailing world-wide. We loved seeing…

NMEA Online & Virtual Installer Trainings: August 18-20

NMEA is happy to offer to the marine electronics world our installer certification classes this August 18-20.  These are 6-8 hour online instructor led installer certification training sessions which will begin at various times and dates to accommodate installers all…

New Logica Yacht features powerful SCHOTTEL Pump Jet between rudders

"Logica 183", recently launched at shipbuilder Logica Yachts' facilities in Viareggio, Italy, is equipped with one electrically driven SCHOTTEL Pump Jet type SPJ 57 (150 kW). The extremely compact pump jet provides maximum manoeuvrability to the 56-metre-long yacht.    The…

Coast Guard Foundation Prepares for 2020 Hurricane Season Response

Stonington, Conn. – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today it is preparing for the Atlantic hurricane season, predicted by NOAA to be an…

Meet the New Simrad® NSSevo3S™

Egersund, Norway – Simrad Yachting – a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems – announces the arrival of the new Simrad NSSevo3S™ chartplotter and fishfinder, boasting unrivalled performance, features and…

B&G® to Launch New Zeus™ 3S Sailing Display

Southampton, UK - B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, has announced the launch of the new Zeus™ 3S multifunction display system, boasting unrivalled performance, features and connectivity. Designed just for sailing, Zeus 3S chartplotters offer super-fast response…