Ocean Navigator - Web-Exclusives 2017

Ten times around

After ten circumnavigations, voyager Jon Sanders has garnered legendary status

NAVIONICS LAUNCHES POST-IRMA REMAPPING EFFORT

Wareham, Mass. – Navionics, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating market, is partnering with fellow industry leaders and the South Florida boating community to remap marine and inland waterways impacted by Hurricane Irma. When the…

iNavX now available on Android devices

(SAN FRANCISCO) — iNavX, a mobile marine navigation application, has announced the release of iNavX for Android. Completely designed, it incorporates all the powerful features of the iNavX iOS handheld chartplotter, and has been expanded to include advanced functionality that…

AMERICA’S BOATING CLUB® UNVEILS NEW LOGO

Raleigh, N.C. – United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club®, the country’s largest nonprofit boating organization, announced today the launch of its new logo. This is the first of several planned updates in the organization’s new brand image and…

Life at sea

From a head wound that required stitches to the camaraderie of shipmates, an account of a passage

IMTRA announces staffing changes on support team

(NEW BEDFORD, Mass.) — IMTRA, a leading manufacturer and importer of quality marine products, has added to its support team. Staffing changes include the hiring of Steve Owens, Myles Cunningham and Tom Ladue, as well as the promotion of Jamie…

2017 Husick Award nominees

This year's Chuck Husick Marine Technology Award product nominees range from innovative software to hardware solutions

RUSHTON GREGORY INKS MARKETING AGREEMENT WITH UNITED STATES POWER SQUADRONS®

Lee, N.H. – Rushton Gregory Communications, a marketing communications agency specializing in the marine, outdoor, automotive and consumer electronics markets, announced today the latest addition to its industry-leading client roster, United States Power Squadrons®. Tasked with helping to officially introduce…

Torqeedo Advances Sustainable Boating with New Products for 2018

Crystal Lake, Ill. – Nov. 14, 2017 – Electric mobility solutions are gaining widespread acceptance in the automotive markets and in all other transportation sectors, including the marine market. “Offering sustainable products that deliver a superior value over conventional combustion engines…

Ham radio installation for voyagers

Many sailors transitioning into offshore cruising still opt for the versatility of ham radio to communicate with other vessels and to take advantage of SailMail or Winlink with a Pactor modem.

Garmin acquires Navionics

(SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland) — Garmin Ltd. on Friday announced that it has acquired Navionics S.p.A., a privately-held worldwide provider of electronic navigational charts and mobile applications for the marine industry. “Navionics has long been known as a leading supplier of highly accurate…

An active hurricane season

In late October, we are currently in the waning weeks of the 2017 hurricane season in the northern hemisphere, and in many ways it has been one for the ages.

IMTRA ANNOUNCES NEW LINE OF 2-WIRE LED LIGHTING SOLUTIONS

New Bedford, Mass. – IMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality marine products, announced today a range of 2-wire LED lights. Ideal for retrofits and popular with boat builders, the new IMTRA LED lights are available in ten models…

Svendsen’s Boat Works Relocates to Richmond, Calif.

‚ÄčRICHMOND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Svendsen’s Boat Works, serving the boating community from Alameda since 1963, is proud to announce its relocation. Beginning January 1, 2018, Svendsen’s renowned team of experienced boatwrights, riggers and metal fabricators will join forces with Bay Marine…

Navico And Bavaria Yachts Announce New Partnership

Navico, the world’s leading marine electronics manufacturer and Bavaria, the second biggest shipyard for yachts in the world, are pleased to announce a new partnership. The Navico-owned B&G and Simrad brands will become the standard fit electronics for Bavaria’s sailing…