Garmin, Navionics announce new cartography for chartplotters

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Garmin International, Inc. announced that Navionics, a Garmin brand, is releasing a new, streamlined catalog of Navionics+ and premium Platinum+ charts to refresh its lineup of marine cartography products. For easy transition between navigating inland and coastal waters, Navionics+ and Platinum+ charts now feature all-new aligned coverage regions as an all-in-one mapping solution that combines detail-rich inland and offshore content, ...

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Raymarine Cyclone wins Good Design Award

Raymarine announced that its Cyclone open-array radar series has won a Good Design Award in the ‘Research and Technology’ category. The accolade follows shortly after the open-array radars were recognized by the Dame Design Award jury in the ‘Marine Electronics and Marine-related Software’ category at last year’s METSTRADE exhibition. Since their inception, the Good Design Awards have honored products and ...

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Dockmate launches softdocking technology


Dockmate, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote control systems for yachts, announced today an absolute revolution in easy and stress-free docking with SoftDocking, its newly-patented technology. Regardless of the size or type of boat, power or number of engines, one thing that every boater understands is that docking is made more complex by the delay between engaging the throttle and the moment the ...

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Limestone debuts L-200R, enters Canadian market

The Limestone Boat Company Limited – owner and builder of Aquasport Boats, Limestone Boats and Boca Bay Boats – has announced the debut of the all-new Limestone Boats L-200R Runabout and the launch of its Aquasport Brand in the Canadian Market. Limestone Boats L-200R Runabout to Debut at Chesapeake Bay Boat Show The new model will be unveiled at the ...

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Correct Craft CEO discusses proposed Canadian luxury tax on boats

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Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin appeared on the BOAT BOSS podcast to discuss the proposed Canadian luxury tax on boats. During the interview Yeargin shared the history of luxury taxes previously implemented around the world, why they don’t work, and why they are harmful to both the workers who build boats and small business owners who sell and service them. Yeargin stated, “The lessons learned ...

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Yamaha Marine expands F25 outboard line

Yamaha Marine F25

Yamaha Marine’s F25 outboard line expands again in 2022 with two short shaft (15-inch) power trim and tilt (PTT) models, and two additional models with a new factory-installed tiller handle. “Yamaha’s F25 won a coveted NMMA Innovation Award shortly after introduction,” said David Meeler, New Product Introduction Manager, Yamaha Marine Engine Systems, in a company press release. “As the lightest 25 ...

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Tige Boats releases virtual experience for 2022

Tige and ATX Surf Boats announced that the Virtual Experience they rolled out last year is back for 2022, featuring the addition of two new boats to the Tige fleet. The Virtual Experience takes a traditional boat show or showroom and transforms it into an online platform that assists customers in making boat choices. "Our goal was for a user ...

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Yamaha Rightwaters program recycles 10k pounds of plastic

The Yamaha Rightwaters plastics recycling program returned more than 10,000 pounds of Polyethylene and Polypropylene sheet plastics back to base materials during 2021, proving a pilot concept the sustainability initiative hopes to expand in 2022. Yamaha Rightwaters announced the program in August and continues to work with Nexus of Atlanta, Georgia and Tommy Nobis Enterprises of Marietta, Georgia, to develop a larger ...

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Parker, Sea Tow announce partnership

Parker Offshore and Sea Tow Services International have announced that all new 2022 model year boats will come standard with a Sea Tow Gold Card Membership. “We’re proud to team up with Parker Offshore - their boats are built to the highest standards, and their commitment to their customers and their boating experiences is what this is all about,” said ...

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Merritt Precision expands Florida operations

Merritt Precision, a composite manufacturing company that specializes in advanced milling and tooling, expanded its Florida operations with the purchase of land, shop, and office space adjacent to its Florida milling facility. This additional acreage and 10,000-square-foot building will allow the company to support Merritt Precision’s growing customer base. The new shop floor area will increase manufacturing capacity and improve ...

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