Marine Professionals forms new group to address yacht electronics, AV needs
Marine Professionals Inc.
January 15, 2014
Filed under News
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Marine Professionals Inc., MPI, the leader in yacht management and maintenance, today announced that it has formed a new group, Marine Electronics Inc., a full-service marine electronics and custom audio visual provider for yacht owners.
The parent company, MPI, which has been providing marine electronics and custom audio visual installations as well as yacht maintenance/maintenance and emergency crisis services for over a decade, is forming Marine Electronics to formalize its deep expertise in the electronics and A/V areas. All of Marine Electronics’ lead technicians hold advanced certifications from the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), as well as authorized installer certificates from the leading marine electronic manufactures. Marine Electronics, Inc offers electronics, navigation equipment as well as custom A/V consultation, sales, installation and maintenance.
“We specialize in our proprietary concept ‘The Connected Yacht…Connect, Control, Communicate’. Owners can feel confident that they are fully connected when on board with internet and HDTV. They’re also controlling systems and cameras onboard locally and from afar as well as communicating by phone from anywhere in the world just as if they were at home. The Connected Yacht also incorporates an online software program through The Boat Village, to manage the maintenance being performed by the captain or service company.” said Marc Curreri, President of Marine Electronics Inc. “The Connected Yacht allows owners, and their maintenance specialists, to connect, control and communicate to ensure the best possible user experience.”
For A/V, the company provides personalized consultations with yacht owners to determine their specific needs, with regard to high definition satellite TV, satellite phones, television placement, streaming video and internet service. Marine Electronics produces a detailed proposal, by state room, for the customer, using cost-effective equipment that emphasizes simplicity and ease of use. Marine Electronics has remote access to most components and equipment to address any issues that arise – regardless of where in the world the boat is travelling.
The company is a dealer for most of the major marine electronics brands including Garmin, Raymarine, KVH and some of the leading audio-visual companies, like SONOS, DirecTV and Logitech.