Satellite Communications: Going Global for Under $1,000
Posted on September 19th 2015 - Lenny Rudow
Globalstar’s newest satellite phone is the smallest, lightest, least expensive around. And, what the heck is Sat-Fi?

Radar for your Yacht: New From Furuno, Garmin, and Simrad
Posted on July 11th 2015 - Lenny Rudow
Advances in long-distance detection from Furuno, Garmin, and Simrad enhance radar performance.

iOS: Take Command of Your Boat
Posted on May 27th 2013 - Lenny Rudow
Using a mix of the latest electronics from the likes of Furuno, Simrad, or Raymarine; security systems by companies like Gost; and entertainment centers from ...

YachtWorld Launches iPad App
Posted on January 10th 2013 - Staff
Now you can browse for your next dreamboat from the comfort of your iPad.

Hot Electronics: Iridium, Intellian, Lowrance , FLIR, Simrad, Garmin, and More
Posted on November 27th 2012 - Lenny Rudow
Marine electronics just keep getting better, and now that the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) have come and ...

Simrad NSE Autopilot, hand’s on #1
Posted on August 31st 2010 - Ben Ellison
A couple of weeks ago I replaced Gizmo's older Simrad autopilot with the latest generation, which turned out to be easy even though I've never ...

AIS users CT to NC, head’s up!
Posted on August 30th 2010 - Ben Ellison
Oops:  "Between July 27 and August 19, 2010, while conducting development testing of its Nationwide Automatic Identification System (NAIS), the Coast Guard inadvertently tele-commanded most ...

Furuno GP-33 GPS, hand’s on
Posted on August 30th 2010 - Ben Ellison
At the risk of sounding mean, what excites me most about Furuno's new GP-33 GPS sensor and display is what it means regarding the coming ...

Fishfinder Transducer Transom Mount Location, Hold Bottom at High Speeds
Posted on August 30th 2010 - Lenny Rudow
Holding bottom at high speed is a common problem with transom mounted fishfinder transducers, and location is usually the reason. Just yesterday, a friend who ...

ACR Aqualink View & 406Link, hand’s on
Posted on August 27th 2010 - Ben Ellison
The first time was the best. I was tootling down the Bay in May when I tested the ACR AquaLink View PLB. I'd ...