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Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Global Ocean Security Technologies, West Marine, Nauticomp and Hinckley Yachts.

Global Ocean Security Technologies (formerly Paradox Marine) is working with Gemeco Marine Accessories to distribute its marine security and vessel tracking systems to its dealer network throughout the United States.

Based in Lake City, S.C., Gemeco is a wholesale distributor to marine electronics dealers, installers and resellers.

"Gemeco is very proud to be representing the GOST product line. We are recognized throughout the industry for our extensive technical knowledge and unique support capabilities. With the versatility and adaptability of the GOST product line it is an ideal offering for our vast dealer network," Gemeco general manager Peter Braffitt said in a statement.

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The Autotether Wireless Lanyard System is now available in West Marine stores, online and in the retailer's catalog.

The safety product is prominently featured in a new retail countertop display created especially for the launch. Some insurance companies offer a discount on insurance for boats equipped with the system.

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Marine displays manufacturer Nauticomp appointed Invisible Communications Pty. Ltd. to distribute, support and service the company's products in Australia and New Zealand.

Established in 2008 and headed by managing director Ben Cosier, Invisible Communications is a member of the Boating Industry Association of New South Wales and based in Sydney.

This article was corrected on May 19. Hinckley Yacht said it does not have a deal with Combustive Controls Systems.


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