Electronics

Why Attend a Boat Show?

No matter how long you have been boating, whether it be a week or for most of your life, you can guarantee that you will learn something new by attending a boat show. Boat shows offer unique exposure to boating activities that you never knew existed. There are often volunteer groups and nonprofit organizations come to the boat shows [...]

Holiday Closing Schedule

The boats are out and tucked in for the winter and the snow is starting to fall. The holidays are upon us and we're off to spend time with our families! Don't worry, we'll be posting updates when we're off to keep you up to date on the sailing adventures and boat show information of [...]

Ask the Experts: Small Business Saturday

November 28th is Small Business Saturday, a day created specifically for small businesses like us! Get the best deals and talk to the experts about your boating needs and wants.

DIY Upgrading Your Boat’s Trailer

Gas Prices are more affordable than they have been in years, so a road trip with the boat is a popular weekend or vacation outing. Owning a trailerable vessel is about the most affordable way onto the water. This season, lots of families will be towing their trailerboats while cruising the Interstate. Some of the [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:15+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Categories: Boating, DIY, Electronics, Repairs|Tags: , , , , , |

HOW TO CHOOSE AN EMERGENCY BEACON

The best way to get found is with EPIRBs and PLBs. Rescue and retail have three things in common: location, location, location. Your odds in an emergency go up exponentially if authorities know your exact position. Two choices for signaling include an EPIRB (emergency position-indicating radio beacon) or a PLB (personal locator beacon). Here is [...]

2016-10-26T08:49:17+00:00 March 26th, 2015|Categories: Boating, Electronics|Tags: , , , , , , |

ACR Electronics Launches USCG Flares

Fort Lauderdale, FL., February 11, 2015 – ACR Electronics, Inc. expands their marine survival gear offerings by adding two new USCG approved distress flares, the Aurora Red Hand Flare and the Orange Hand Smoke Signal. Built by the world leading manufacturer of commercial marine pyrotechnics, these non-SOLAS flares are the first specifically designed to perform [...]

2016-10-26T09:14:12+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Categories: Electronics|Tags: , , |

Must See Marine Electronics

SI-TEX Marine Electronics has expanded its advanced chartplotter and chartplotter/echosounder line-up with the addition of two new models for 2015. With their advanced features and large, high-resolution color LCD displays, SI-TEX’s new SVS-880 and SVS-1010 Series is designed to provide powerful navigation and fishfinding performance for a wide variety of vessels — from center consoles [...]