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Cool Marine Technology For Your Boat 2019

Whoever imagined a time when sonar could stream live images of fish? Who dreamed you could use your chart plotter to start miniature unmanned aircraft to film fishing activity? And who could predict the use of augmented reality for safer navigation to and from the fishing areas?  Whether you envisioned these inventions or not, this cool marine technology is already here.

By way of instance, Panoptix LiveScope live sonar technology by Gramin, launched this past year, streams real-time sonar pictures of fish.  Along with the UAV flight operate on Axiom series of Raymarine multifunction displays, also launched this past year, automatically deploys, manages and retrieves video from the drone.… Read the rest

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12 Awesome Modern Marine Electronics

There are lots of different approaches to take when it comes to a marine adventure on the ocean. There are some experienced sailors that like the old-fashioned methods and can set off in their sailboat with the bare minimum. Others need a few more electronics onboard to turn their multi-hull boat into a sophisticated vessel.

Whether boat owners buy a few essential items, or go crazy and deck out the entire boat, there are some important places to start.

This marine electronics guide points out the most important items to have onboard and explores 5 categories: navigation, communication, safety, sporting pursuits, and entertainment. Within those categories are three products that should prove useful to anyone heading out on an … Read the rest