CPS-ECP Members Save 20% on Smart Man Over Board Technology with Fugawi

MOB Technology

Apr 12, 2017

Simple and Innovative options to keep you safe this boating season.

“Thanks to leading edge technological advances over the last few years” said Robin Martel of Fugawi “boaters have many new choices for high quality safety products that are untethered and inexpensive”. According to the US Coast Guard, there were over 4000 boating accidents in the US with 600 untimely deaths in one year; Fugawi hopes the following products can help reduce these tragic statistics in 2017.

First up is the stylish, smart wristband designed by a French start-up called Sea-Tags for situations where a family is sailing or cruising, or a group of friends have gone fishing on a boat.

There are two components to the Sea-Tags MOB alarm system to ensure passenger safety. A free app downloaded to all smartphones on board to monitor everyone wearing the wristband, and a wristband worn by captain and crew. Simply, the moment someone goes overboard and the wristband is submerged, the smartphones on board will sound an alarm while saving the time and GPS location of the incident. The app can even be enabled to send an automatic text message to someone who in turn could inform the emergency services while providing them with the time and last known GPS location.

CPS-ECP Members can purchase Sea-Tags smart wristbands for $63.20 USD each (Reg. $79) until May 19th. The free app is available on both iTunes and Google Play stores.

Second product in the lineup is Fell Marine’s unrivaled MOB+ (Man OverBoard Plus) wireless kill switch, which was introduced by this Norwegian company in 2016. The MOB+ is an electronically controlled, wireless kill switch that can be used on all boats, giving the user not only all the benefits of technology but untethered freedom of movement around the boat. Similar to Sea-Tags, the Fell Marine MOB+ wirelessly stops the boat engine if the wearer of the FOB falls overboard, making it an ideal accessory for solo sailors and fishermen, night time boaters and generally boats 40 feet or less.

Fell Marine employs the proprietary WiMEA Protocol with lightning-fast reaction time, 4D Antenna Diversity, AutoMOB, state-of-the-art electronics and UniqueID technology to stop the boat without interfering with existing systems onboard.

CPS-ECP Members can purchase Fell Marine’s ready-to-use MOB+ complete with the base unit and a FOB for $159.20 USD (Reg. $199) until May 19th.

Both Sea-Tags and Fell Marine have crafted their products to ensure boaters enjoy wearing the hi-tech safety wristbands and FOBs without compromising their own lifestyle, look and comfort. All these companies have employed the highest quality materials that withstand salt, cold and the sun to make these devices durable in the harsh of marine environments.

Until May 19, 2017 both safety products featured here can be viewed and purchased for a 20% discount by CPS-ECP Members. To access this great member benefit discount, members can log in and register with Fugawi online at: www.fugawi.com/CPS-ECP. All members who are registered on the Fugawi website can receive this exclusive CPS-ECP discount code.

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