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Monthly Archive: July 2004

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Learnings On Raymarine’s C-series

Raymarine’s C-series have been out for a while now and there’s an interesting discussion over at the Go Boating America’s Forums. So if you are in the market for a C120, C80, or C70,...

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McMurdo’s New Navtex

If you’re looking for a way to have (pdf, p13) alerts of new shipwrecks highlighted on your electronic charts in real-time, McMurdo has the answer… “The receiver has a RS422 data output, which enables...

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Bluetooth GPS Plus Bluetooth GPRS

A new Bluetooth GPS receiver from GlobalSat with an optional GPRS function for surfing on internet. They claim it will keep working within an 80m (250ft) range, but if your yacht is that big...

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Steiner Commander V Binoculars

John Kostecki, skipper of illbruck, V.O.R. winner, on Steiner’s Commander V: “Covering 32,000 nautical miles around the world can only be done with the very best equipment. That’s why we chose Steiner’s new Commander...

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Fanless On Board PC

If you’re considering to install a PC at the hart of your boat’s systems, may be Stealth’s new fanless LittlePC, rugged design, compact dimensions (10″ x 5.82″ x 2.79″), is something for you. “Designed...

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Satellite Radio For Cruisers

There’s no denying that satellite radio has made its entry into boating. This week’s Ocean Navigator Marine Elecronics & Communications newsletter is proof of that. Chris Parker is discussing the different options you have,...

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WaveCall 3000

I was reading some industry news on Sea Tell and Globalstar, and I realized that I had never posted anything about the WaveCall 3000 which seems like a good solution for data and voice...

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7.2-Megapixels Underwater

Sony’s 7.2-megapixel digital still camera, the Cyber-shot DSC-P150, comes with an optional Marine Pack. “The camera sports circuitry that Sony says ensures fast startup and shot-to-shot times and speeds up auto focus and auto...

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The State Of Fishing Electronics

A short article going back to 1957 when Carl Lowrance invented a small electronic box that flashed instant water depths and possible fish targets, and looking forward to a near future where anglers will...