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SmartPlug Systems names new global VP of sales and marketing

SmartPlug Systems, manufacturer of safety-focused shore power delivery systems for the recreational and commercial marine, RV and specialty vehicle markets, has hired Ron Bailey as its new global VP of sales and marketing. He joins the company during a transitional period as incumbent Terry Gilliland prepares his retirement in early 2020. Tony Barber, CEO, made the announcement. Bailey brings decades ...

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Lumishore names new VP of sales

Lumishore, manufacturer of LED marine lighting systems, announced it has hired Bob Hamilton as vice president of sales. In his new position, Hamilton is responsible for driving sales efforts and increasing market penetration throughout the Americas. With over two decades of experience in business development and sales management including several years in the marine electronics industry. Hamilton brings a wealth ...

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Brunswick aims to represent marine industry at CES 2020

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced that it will make its debut as an exhibitor at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 7-10, 2020.  Brunswick said it will highlight its technology leadership in recreational boating while showing how its ACES strategy of autonomy, connectivity, electrification and shared access will help define the future of the marine industry.  ...

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CED Marine announces sale to electronics industry veteran

Consolidated Electronic Distributors/CED Marine, a wholesale distributor of marine electronics, has announced the sale of the company by long-time owner Jules Rutstein to veteran consumer electronics industry investor and operator Gregory Borchardt, effective as of Oct. 1, 2019. Established in 1971, CED Marine carries well-known marine electronics brands from top manufacturers for navigation, communication, sonar, entertainment, safety & lighting, and ...

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Lowrance and MotorGuide sign long-term cooperation agreement

Lowrance and MotorGuide have announced their continued partnership after signing a long-term cooperation agreement in July. Both brands will continue to collaborate on sonar compatibility and chartplotter integration between MotorGuide trolling motors and Lowrance sonar and chartplotter technologies. “We’re excited to continue our long-standing relationship with Lowrance,” said Kevin Read, MotorGuide senior product manager. “Both our new Tour and Xi ...

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B&G, Simrad announce new VHF radios with AIS capabilities

B&G announced the release of its first VHF radio with a fully integrated Class B AIS transceiver, the V60-B VHF radio. For the first time, a VHF radio can transmit your vessel’s position over AIS. The V60-B has a large screen, intuitive interface, built-in AIS Class B transceiver, a front-mountable design for easy installation and optional wireless handsets with inductive ...

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Simrad introduces new chartplotter

Simrad Yachting announced the Simrad Cruise,  a new chartplotter on the market. Cruise features an easy-to-use interface, sunlight-viewable display, pre-loaded U.S. coastal charts, mounting bracket and sonar transducer.    The user interface is controlled with a rotary dial and keypad, ensuring smooth navigation through menus, and provides the vital information needed for a safe and enjoyable time on the water ...

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Lowrance releases LiveSight Sonar technology

Lowrance recently announced that its Lowrance LiveSight Sonar transducer will be available for consumer purchase in May 2019.  Immediately compatible with Lowrance HDS LIVE displays, LiveSight Sonar gives users the ability to track lure and fish movements in real time with a wider coverage area and at greater distances. LiveSight Sonar offers a complement to Active Imaging, which provides high-resolution ...

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Garmin introduces new ECHOMAP Ultra series

Garmin International, Inc. announced the ECHOMAP Ultra series, a new line of keyed-assist 10- and 12-inch touchscreen chartplotters designed to bring professional performance to inland and nearshore anglers. The ECHOMAP Ultra series has built-in support for Garmin’s Ultra High-Definition scanning sonar as well as the Panoptix LiveScope series, including the new single-array LVS12, that delivers live scanning sonar images of structure, bait ...

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Lumishore announces new glass bridge touchscreen and rotary dial display

Lumishore announced the release of a dedicated glass bridge touchscreen and rotary dial display – the EOS STV 2204-i.   The EOS STV 2204-i is a dedicated glass bridge touchscreen and rotary dial display, which allows the vessel owner to achieve new levels of color options and lighting modes over the full color spectrum. The Lumi-Link display features a simple-to-use palette ...

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