The IC-M411 is a compact waterproof VHF/DSC radio that is ideal for small boats or where space is at a premium. Despite its size it has a large speaker grille, which gives excellent audio quality. The buttons and display have been designed to be easy to see in poor lighting conditions.
Yacht Controller, the Hand Held Wireless Remote Control for your Boat’s Engines and Thrusters, is to make its UK debut at the Collins Stewart London Boat Show 2008. The product will be displayed on Greenham Regis Stand (www.greenham-regis.com), SO11B.
Energy Solutions showcased their new ES LoadBank at METS 2007. Designed for optimising generator loading in Superyachts, response to the units was positive from engineers and owners alike.
Delivering easy to read data for 50ft+ cruisers and racers B&G, has launched its brand new mast display to further complement its H3000 range. The 30/30 mast display follows the traditions of rugged, large screen displays that B&G is famous for, but introduces new technology to the mix.
Digital Yacht has introduced a new Class B AIS Transponder suitable for use on leisure and small commercial vessels. Called the SMARTERTrack AIT250, it incorporates an AIS transmitter as well as receiver, allowing your vessel’s position, identity and track to be relayed to other vessels equipped with AIS equipment.
Lowrance has announced that its full range of 2008 chartplotter and combo units will be compatible with Navionics’ acclaimed Platinum multi-dimensional electronic charts.
Models from the 2007 ranges will also be able to take full advantage of the Navionics Platinum functionality, with Lowrance firmware upgrades to run Navionics Platinum available as free downloads from the Lowrance website starting in January 2008.
Launched at Southampton Boat Show 07 was the exciting result of Energy Solutions work with Sheerline on their 1020 cruiser. Using E-Plex multiplexing technology Energy Solutions worked closely with Sheerline to address their customers’ requirements for more functionality to their on board systems, whilst reducing the company’s cabling and build costs.