April 25, 2023
Most marine stereo speakers produce music that bounces off the transom and reflects off the water, turning it into a distorted mush for anyone behind the boat. This is especially true when the volume is cranked up to be heard above the roar of an engine.
March 7, 2023
Televisions on a boat are increasingly commonplace. With the simple-to-install Glomex Avior VT300 Omnidirectional TV/FM antenna from GA Communications, it’s never been easier to bring analog and digital broadcasts onboard—at a price that’s hard to ignore.
March 7, 2023
With enough brightness to cut through the darkest nights, the Steelcore 1000 Lumen Flashlight has ample power for almost any boating adventure at an affordable price. A poly-nylon outer shell is durable and comfortable, while the steel core and IPX8 rating add abundant durability.
February 7, 2023
From cone to cube, the Gobius C from Albin Group Marine precisely measures the exact volume and fluid level in tanks of virtually any shape, no matter the number of sides or angles, or composition. Taking only 15 minutes to install and configure, the maintenance-free device mounts externally.
January 10, 2023
The need for onboard web connectivity has become commonplace—for both vessel systems and passengers and crew. The Glomex weBBoat® Link IT1304 series of Internet devices from GA Communications offers scalable solutions to receive satellite, Wi-Fi and North American 3G/4G cellular signals up to 20 miles offshore.
December 6, 2022
The December issue of Canadian Yachting once again featured the magazine’s Annual Marine Electronics Special compiled by Andy Adams. While the feature is packed with a wide variety of brilliant electronic gear, Andy also took time to laud the VHF, the one piece of equipment virtually all of us have onboard.
November 29, 2022
The world of marine electronics is just on fire in terms of development. You can almost name any function that you could dream up and somebody is offering it. We are just heading into the traditional boat show season and this year there is a big difference from past years.
November 22, 2022
On the water, most people store mobile devices in safe but relatively inaccessible spots. This makes music playback and receiving calls difficult— but here’s the JBL Click Bluetooth wireless controller. Easily attached to a steering wheel, stanchion, bimini rail, wakeboard tower or paddle, it provides instant control of an Android or iOS smartphone.
November 22, 2022
Internal mechanical marine tank sensors are plagued with problems that cause inaccurate readings. Jostling fluid will move the float—even in containers with baffles—and over time, arms and pivot points tend to get sticky. Capacitive sensors can likewise fail once they accumulate calcium, magnesium, phosphorus alloys and other chemicals.
November 10, 2022
Upgrade your electronics this year with the performance-tuned Axiom Plus – a new generation of Raymarine multifunction displays.
September 20, 2022
Cruising boaters visiting new destinations can face challenges when the marina’s shorepower system differs from that of the boat. The Hubbell Marine YQ230 Intelligent Y Adapter allows owners to easily correct 30A and 50A connection mismatches for safe, reliable electrical service anywhere.
June 21, 2022
With a bold, fresh look and key features, the new JBL-R4500 is the latest in the WAKE Series of stereo components from ProSpec Electronics. Engineered for outdoor audio performance and built to withstand a harsh marine environment, the mechless source unit delivers immersive, audiophile-quality sound.
June 7, 2022
Luxor Marine & RV products offer boat owners an innovative architecturally pleasing range of interior fixtures to refresh the decor their cabins lighting. From wall mounted fixtures to surface or recessed mounted fixtures Luxor offers a complete product offering.
April 20, 2022
Furuno has announced that Navionics cartography is now available on their GP1871F and GP1971F combination Chart Plotter/Fish Finder units. With the free version 4.0 software, which is a free upgrade available for download at FurunoUSA.com…
January 24, 2022
You won’t be surprised to hear about all the great features and capabilities available when you upgrade to a new suite of navigation electronics, but you might be surprised at how much functionality you can get at sweet deal prices.
December 8, 2021
Scheduled for Winter 2022-2023, Canadian Yachting Media is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the PORTS Cruising Guides Lake Ontario & the Thousand Islands 2023 Guide.
November 24, 2021
When strolling the docks of almost any busy marina, a cruiser will see satellite domes atop boats of varying sizes and types. Some pull in live TV programming far from shore while others provide links, by way of VSAT technology, to the internet, data and worldwide phone service.
October 12, 2021
Dockmate®, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote controls for yachts, has announced expanded compatibility and new functionality for select engines.
September 22, 2021
Whether for news, weather or just to watch the game, onboard television reception is important. But switching between external antennas and cable or satellite, traditional marine equipment is painstakingly manual to properly adjust.
August 11, 2021
On the water audiophile-quality sound is attainable with the new JBL-R3500 source unit. The latest in the WAKE Series of stereo components from Prospec Electronics is loaded with user-friendly features and built to withstand the harshest weather.
July 21, 2021
A Bluetooth-enabled phone or tablet is ideal for streaming music, but it’s often stowed safely away when on the water, road or trail. For ready access to the device’s controls when on a boat, golf car, motorcycle or UTV, it’s hard to beat the award-winning Infinity by Harman INF-BC4 Pre-Amp Bluetooth Controller from Prospec Electronics.
June 8, 2021
From streaming a repair video to downloading weather data, there are countless reasons to have Internet access 15 miles from shore. The new Glomex weBBoat® 4G Lite EVO, available from GA Communications, delivers stable, high-speed connectivity from a compact, lightweight antenna that’s ideal for smaller boats with limited space.
May 11, 2021
For anyone with a limited amount of dash or bulkhead area, but a desire for high-quality sound, it’s hard to beat the JBL PRV-275 from Prospec Electronics. The fully weatherproof Bluetooth-enabled stereo receiver has a 2-3/4″ color LCD display and built-in amplifier, yet only takes up 4-1/8″ of space—the same size as a standard small gauge. The cutout requires a 3-1/2″ hole.
April 28, 2021
Turn your phone into a castable sonar; STRIKER Cast brings sonar to a mobile device to help anglers find & catch more fish – with & without a boat! Designed for use in freshwater and saltwater (and even for ice fishing), STRIKER Cast delivers excellent sonar performance in both shallow water and deep water.
April 6, 2021
Unlike cars and homes, boats can be difficult spaces in which to create a quality listening environment—unless Infinity by Harman Kappa 6-1/2″ coaxial marine speakers from Prospec Electronics are included. They deliver audiophile-level quality sound and integrated RGB lighting to keep the party going all night long.
February 24, 2021
The JBL Click Bluetooth® wireless controller from Prospec Electronics adds fingertip control of music and call functions to any Android or iOS smartphone. Quickly mounted on a steering wheel or handlebar, the waterproof device allows the user to stay focused on driving instead of reaching for their cell phone.