Monthly Archive: March 2019


Lunasea Introduces New Ultra-Thin, Fully Sealed 12-Watt and 35-Watt IP65 High Output Flood Lights

Lunasea Lighting has introduced new stylish, rugged and ultra-thin, completely sealed 12-watt and 35-watt flood lights uniquely designed to optimize area lighting, take up less space, and stand up to the harsh marine environment.  These new lights replace the company’s popular LLB-335 (10 watt) and LLB-35 (50 watt) floods…

The Simrad ID display from the Sea Ray SLX 350-R 20

Information display and Ship Control, hands on with next generation boat management interfaces

Controlling the multitude of systems on modern boats can be complex and many modern boaters expect the same level of automation and convenience they find in their cars.   It’s clear the industry has realized this and is working hard to develop systems that make controlling your boat simpler and more intuitive.  I had the opportunity to try out two such systems at the Miami International Boat Show…


Full duplex wireless headsets, truly marriage savers

I’ve often heard wireless headsets referred to as marriage savers but before cruising full time I didn’t realize the accuracy of the nickname.  Now after several years of regular use, I wouldn’t want to cruise without them.  But there are multiple brands and types of headsets, and two we’ve used extensively each has its own strengths and weaknesses.