Ocean Navigator - Web-Exclusives 2015

Celestial navigation introduction

A hands-on course covering basic celestial theory, sight reduction of sun, moon, planets, stars. May 20 - 21st, 2017 in Marion, Mass. This seminar is a hands-on course covering basic celestial theory, sight reduction of sun, moon, planets, stars, and specialty sights of certain bodies, like the noon sun sight and latitude by Polaris.

USB Receptacles offer 3.8 amps of power

Helping eliminate misplaced chargers or dealing with outlet clutter, Hubbell's USB Charger Duplex Receptacle provides both USB and electrical power in a standard single gang opening. Now, this device offers a full 3.8 amps at 5V DC. Designed to provide…

An active December in the Pacific

As this newsletter is being written, we are not quite halfway through the month of December 2015 — but even so, we can already describe the weather pattern over the North Pacific as very active.

New Responsive Website Launched

Mobile Friendly Design Enhances The User Experience Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Forespar® has announced the launch of a newly designed website that dramatically enhances a user's online experience. This new site incorporates an updated look with expanded functionality to offer…

Nordhavn Rendezvous to Alaska in the works

Nearly 30 Nordhavns have signed on for an Alaskan Rendezvous geared to take place next summer. The owner-organized event, which is going by the official title of Nordhavns2Alaska – or N2AK – is set to have small clusters of Nordhavns…

Xantrex introduces Freedom HFS true sine wave inverter/charger

(BURNABY, British Columbia) — Xantrex, a leader of mobile power for RV, marine, and specialty vehicles, welcomes the Freedom HFS, its latest true sine wave invert/charger to its already successful product line. Freedom HFS is designed to provide dependable and…

Cool stuff for a cool season

OK — I just dated myself with that title, but "cool" is the only appropriate word, in my opinion, for this potpourri of charting goodness.

Fortress Launches New Anchoring System

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (USA) – Leading anchor manufacturer Fortress will introduce the European market to the new Fortress Complete Anchoring System at METS 2015, Amsterdam RAI stand 11.209. The world’s best anchor will now be available in a unique package…

Catalina’s New 425

(LARGO, FL) – November 11, 2015 – Internationally-recognized Catalina Yachts of Largo, Florida just announced the debut of its all-new Catalina 425, scheduled for a March 2016 launch. This new design is the result of popular demand for this size…

NMEA Standards Now Available Through Rulefinder Online Library

NMEA President & Executive Director Mark Reedenauer and Rulefinder Co-Founder Wieger de Wit shake hands after signing the standards agreement at IBEX 2015. SEVERNA PARK, MD-The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and Rulefinder, a Netherlands-based online standards library, have signed…

Cold water test

Voyagers Seth and Ellen Leonard test a desalinator in cold Alaska waters

First delivery of 46-inch display AlphaBridge

  Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 4 November 2015 – Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce the delivery of the first 46-inch display AlphaBridge, for patrol vessel TTS Speyside. While keeping a 360 viewing field, the AlphaBridge includes unique and sophisticated functions,…

Edson Steers "The Beast"

New Bedford, MA, USA – Edson International has completed the quadrant to control Royal Huisman’s latest project: #398, otherwise known as “The Beast”. The completion of the quadrant is the first step in finishing the steering system, scheduled to be delivered and installed…

Weems & Plath Announces Donation to C.R.A.B.!

Weems & Plath, manufacturer of fine nautical instruments, donates $925.00 to Chesapeake Regional Accessible Boating Association (CRAB). Ten Percent (10%) of all sales from the annual Weems & Plath Tent Sale on Saturday October 10, 2015 were donated. This donation will help launch a CRAB…