Cobham Satcom’s USAT 24, 60cm Marine Stabilized Antenna received a full accreditation FCC license, the company announced. Extensive on-satellite testing was done to ensure that the USAT 24 complies with FCC ESV regulations. The on-satellite testing was conducted on the Intelsat satellite network. Click here for the full release.
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.
ZDecals launched an updated Web site, designed to provide visitors with a “high-quality virtual experience.” Users have access to a multitude of photos and videos with large viewing windows on the site. It contains more than 100 color combinations of full wraps to browse through, as well as more than 100 partial wraps and more…more
Satworx, a leading provider of satellite phone solutions, is providing a promotion for anglers and boaters who are often out of range of cell phone reception. Through Dec. 31, any boat owner or captain who signs a premium plan contract will receive one of three free Sailor FleetBroadband satellite phones, valued between $5,000 and $15,000.…more
Northrop Grumman Corp.’s Sperry Marine business unit is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its first marine radar. The company has sold more than 150,000 marine radar units around the world since the product first appeared in 1949 under the U.K.-based Decca Marine Group, which later became incorporated with Sperry Marine under the Northrop Grumman ownership.…more
Weems and Plath, manufacturer of nautical and weather instruments, recently launched a new Web site. The new site combines the company’s line of products with its newest division, Conant Custom Brass, and will allow visitors quick and easy access to both lines of nautical and weather instruments, product services, technical information on materials and a…more
Parker Energy Systems signed Martin Flory Group to handle its public relations. Based in New Britain, Conn., Parker Energy Systems is a division of Parker Hannifin Corp., a leader in motion and control technologies. Dedicated to developing fluidic management solutions for a range of industries and markets, Parker Energy Systems recently introduced the FPM-050 Fuel…more
AtomSoftware released Boat Mania, a new game at the App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch. Your marina has three different colored piers. Boats will appear on the screen at a constantly higher rate. Trace a path for each boat to land at the correctly colored pier. But don’t let them crash into each…more
Veethree Electronics and Marine appointed The Charles A. Perry Company as its OEM manufacturer’s representative for the South and Southeastern United States, and Derema Group as its OEM manufacturer’s representative for the Northeastern and Western U.S. Illinois-based Veethree recently acquired the assets of Teleflex Inc.’s gauge division in Sarasota, Fla., and will continue to supply…more
Charles Marine, the Illinois-based manufacturer of AC and DC electrical products, continues to invest in new products to meet the challenges of declining boat sales and cautious consumer spending. “We have faith in the industry and are investing our efforts in building a firm position to handle the needs of boaters once the market recovers,”…more
MIAMI BEACH — Seven products were honored for innovation Thursday afternoon at the Miami International Boat Show. Presented by the National Marine Manufacturers Association and Boating Writers International, the Innovation Awards recognize products that stand out from other products currently manufactured, their benefit to the industry, their practicality and cost-effectiveness, and their availability to consumers…more