Boat Tech

N2KView from Maretron offers PC based vessel monitoring and control

Maretron now offers PC based vessel monitoring and control software (N2KView). N2KView monitors virtually all NMEA 2000® information including engines, … [Read more...]

Cummins MerCruiser Diesel Zeus Propulsion System to be intergral part of 2008 models

The Cummins MerCruiser Diesel (CMD) website reports that the Zeus Propulsion System will be an integral part of their propulsion line-up for the 2008 model … [Read more...]

Raymarine offers new color displays and satellite TV attennas

Raymarine now offers the ST70 Multifunction Color display. Designed for simple setup and extensive user customization, ST70’s capabilities include depth, … [Read more...]

Volvo Marine Engines and IPS at the Virginia In-Water Boat Expo & SailFest

One of the engines on display at the Virginia In-Water Boat Expo & SailFest was the 5.7 GXi by Volvo Penta. Volvo's website describes the 5.7 GXi … [Read more...]

Lighter and stronger boat hulls created by Yamaha’s new nanotechology

Yamaha Motor Corporation's web site features information about NanoXcel™, the first hull material that uses nanotechnology. This new material creates … [Read more...]

Luxury submarines are a secret of the seas

Having a big yacht is not enough for some wealthy boat owners. Once you have a big boat that rules the seas, the next step is to conquer the depths. … [Read more...]

The race of the solar power boats

Will future boats use the sun for power the same way sailboats use wind? Solar powered boats will be racing at the Solar Cup 2007, being held at the … [Read more...]

Floating marina moves over 38 boats at once

Sailing a yacht on a sea voyage is an adventure. Now try transporting over 38 yachts at once over a vast distance. The Providence Journal features a … [Read more...]

Center console boats get bigger

Soundings Online features a story on the new generation of giant center console boats. 26 feet was once considered large for a center console boat. … [Read more...]

Soundings Online reports on new boat electronics

Soundings Online features a guide to new electronic gear for boaters. The story covers what is new in plotters, radar, sonar, and other electronic gear … [Read more...]