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Simrad NSS evo3 with IPS Screen Technology

Simrad NSS evo3 with IPS Screen Technology

IPS screen technology makes viewing your MFD far better, in more ways than one. When Navico, the parent company of Simrad, invited us down to Florida to view all of their new for 2017 products, one we took a special interest in was the NSS evo3. MFD units have become the “brain” of a boat, and now it’s more important than ever that we be able to view their LCD screens at all times. Simrad claimed the IPS (in-plane switching) screen on the evo3 made it possible to see the screen while wearing polarized sunglasses, even from a 170-degree angle. Could it be true?

Mercury Marine Unveils New Engines and Controls in Miami

Mercury Racing QC4v 860 Sterndrive

A good news that Mercury Marine introduced a brace of new products at the Miami International Boat Show. And here are more details:
 

Mercury Racing QC4v 860 Sterndrive

 

 

Preview The 5 Hot New Models at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show

ALBEMARLE 29 EXPRESS

Numerous builders will introduce new models at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show video, but these five models from Albemarle, Belzona, Cruisers, Scout, and Tiara are must-see launches.

Top Boat Manufacturers Sea Ray, Beneteau, and Ranger are Changing the Game in 2017

The Ranger Reata line of pontoon boats

Top boat manufacturers Sea Ray, Beneteau, and Ranger have all announced radical changes in their line-ups. 2016 was full of surprise news from marine engine manufacturers, including Evinrude’s introduction of the 2.7-liter E-TEC G2, Yamaha’s roll-out of the WaveRunner TR-1 HO, and Honda’s showing of an all-new portable outboard line, but with announcements recently made by Sea Ray, Beneteau, and Ranger, 2017 is shaping up to be the year of the surprise boats.

Tips for Adding Coaming Bolster

adding coaming bolster

Today, most new saltwater fishing boats come equipped with padded coaming bolsters in the aft cockpit and elsewhere to cushion your legs when you’re leaning against the gunwales or transom. Yet a number of older boats and a few current models lack such amenities. If you’re tired of bruising your legs on bare gunwales, think about adding a set.

Boating Tips for How to Anchor Your Boat

 How to Anchor Your Boat

Anchoring a boat is a simple process but if you miss any of these key factors, your boat won’t stay put.

Truth be told it’s pretty easy to anchor your boat. You drop the anchor to the bottom, secure the line, and the anchor does all the rest of the work… right? Not so fast—there are a few items you should know about, before anchoring a boat. Here’s a simple, straightforward run-down of the basics.

Five Hot Engines At THe 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Volvo Penta engine

Every year brings new advancements in power and propulsion for our beloved boats, and 2016 will be no different. Some of the latest and greatest engines will be on display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Here’s a rundown on a few of them.

Volvo Penta

 

Volvo Penta

News: German U-boat ‘mauled by Loch Ness Monster’ found off Scotland

U-boat

 

U-boat

A German U-boat has been found by engineers laying cables on the Irish Sea floor off Scotland , which reportedly attacked and mauled by a Nessie-type sea monster.

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