The Volvo Ocean Race is scheduled to begin the first leg of a nearly 40,000-nautical-mile global circumnavigation on Oct. 11 and each of the seven identical sailing yachts will be rigged with Mastervolt electrical systems.
Advances in marine electronics, including GPS and electronic charts, computer-aided design and gyro stabilizers, have transformed the on-the-water experience, making boating safer and more enjoyable.
Russian technology company Shvabe Holding said it is ready to begin testing its latest creation — a ship-mounted laser cannon that can cut through ice.
Vancouver-based North Pacific Yachts, an international yacht manufacturer, is exploring an entirely new way to integrate wearable tech into the boater’s suite of onboard electronics.
Elco Motor Yachts, a builder of electric and hybrid marine propulsion for more than 120 years, is entering the electric outboard motor category.
ESSEX, Conn. — There are myriad signs that the recreational boating industry is rebounding from the Great Recession, but two of them stand out for Imtra Corp. president and CEO Eric Braitmayer.
ESSEX, Conn. — Cam Collins, president of the data technology firm My-Villages, stopped by the Soundings Trade Only offices on Wednesday as part of a tour to let the industry know where the company is — and where it’s heading.
Paneltronics, which was founded as a provider of instrument panels and service to OEM boatbuilders in South Florida, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.
Wholesale distributor Win-Tron Electronics welcomed its 14,000th dealership, The Marine Outline in Puerto Rico.
The glass bridge, with its huge high-definition multi-touch displays, has dominated the headlines in the world of electronics during the last 12 months. Garmin, Simrad, Raymarine and Furuno all offer some sort of uncluttered expansive grouping of displays for the helm station of today.
Humminbird and Fishhound signed an agreement for the Eufala, Ala., marine electronics manufacturer to be a 2014 Product Showcase Partner across all of Fishhound’s sponsored Web properties.