Tag Archives: technology

KnowWake announces new business portal

KnowWake, a first-of-its-kind, free waterway navigation app powered by real-time updates from the community, announced the official launch of its Business Portal and KnowWake Ads. With over 8,000 businesses and points-of-interest (POIs) currently available to be claimed, business owners can now increase their visibility and connect with new and existing customers. This B2B tool focuses on mobile-advertising, gaining customer attention ...

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Boatyard launches updated service platform

Boatyard, the first customer experience platform designed for the marine industry, announced today the launch of a new suite of tools for its best-in-class customer experience software. Boatyard’s newest features includes photo and video sharing, one-click status updates, integration with Outlook and Google Calendar and a fully-integrated web application to enable boat owners to place service requests 24/7 from any ...

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Argo Boating App hits 50k milestone

Argo Navigation announced a new milestone of 50,000 users across the U.S. and Canada who rely on Argo’s free app for navigation and social boating to improve their experience on the water. Since its initial launch two years ago in September 2019, Argo has experienced tremendous growth in popularity growing to 25,000 in May 2021, and then doubling to 50,000 ...

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Mastervolt, Whale to join Advanced Systems Group EMEA portfolio

Brunswick Corporation’s Advanced Systems Group announced that both Mastervolt and Whale will become part of the Advanced Systems Group EMEA (ASG EMEA) portfolio, joining the largest and most complete parts and accessories businesses in the global marine and mobile industries. With this announcement, ASG EMEA now brings together 13 brands in power management, digital control and monitoring, electrical components, networked devices ...

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Watershed Innovation announces Osmosis Telematics, Centurion app

Osmosis is a telematics platform developed by Watershed Innovation that connects users to their boats over a cellular connection all over the world. With Osmosis, thousands of owners now have access to key information about their boats throughout the warranty period without additional fees or subscriptions. The platform includes a free custom branded consumer app while enabling remote diagnostics for service, much ...

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AIRMAR unveils new SmartBoat system

AIRMAR Technology Corporation, a producer of ultrasonic transducers and Chirp technology, introduced its new SmartBoat system, a vessel-management solution for all marine-sensor protocols and network types. The NMEA 2000 certified SmartBoat system offers a highly configurable sensor interface, supports a wide range of sensors and protocols, and provides remote discovery, management, programming, and wireless features. AIRMAR says these capabilities significantly reduce the equipment, protocol-conversion ...

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Scuttlebutt announces partnership with Boat Fix

Scuttlebutt the first, free social media platform designed specifically for the boating community, announced its partnership with Boat Fix to deliver a robust and engaging social media experience, combined with a service that protects a boat owner’s investment. The partnership includes a special offer – users who sign up for the free Scuttlebutt social network and download the free Scuttlebutt app ...

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Brunswick acquires RELiON Battery, LLC

Brunswick Corporation continues to execute on its Next Wave strategy, announcing that it has acquired RELiON Battery, LLC, a global provider of lithium batteries and related products to multiple industry sectors. Additionally, the Company is announcing plans for a new Electrification Technology Center to be located in Michigan. Both actions support the Company’s ACES (Autonomy, Connectivity, Electrification, and Shared Access) strategy and will enable Brunswick’s Advanced Systems Group (ASG) to extend its leadership position in electrical systems innovation.    “Brunswick’s Advanced Systems Group continues to drive widespread ...

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Smart boat: Working together for a better boat tomorrow

By Adam Quandt While running wooden sail boats in St. Barts in the early 2000s, late Siren Marine founder and visionary Dan Harper knew there had to be a way to ensure that his boats were in good condition while away from the docks. At the heart of Harper’s thinking was knowing that most major problems with boats start small ...

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No charts? No problem.

By David Gee We continue our look at new boating apps and platforms. For this latest Q&A, we speak with Wavve Boating Founder and CEO Adam Allore. Boating Industry: Tell us about your day job, previous career, and boating background. Adam Allore: Wavve Boating is my day job! I work with a fine team with a mission to make boating ...

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