Category: Press Releases


PredictWind introduces Over the Horizon AIS, a world-first

We are excited to release the all new Over the Horizon AIS (OHA) feature on the DataHub. View AIS data out to 300nm, directly on your chart-plotter and nav apps, so you can sail safer. Over the Horizon AIS (OHA) increases your AIS range from as low as 5nm to 300nm! If you are sailing at 10 kt using regular AIS and a container ship is…


BWI Boating Journalists Recognized for Best Writing & Imaging

Boating and fishing journalists, photographers and videographers were recognized today during the annual breakfast meeting of Boating Writers International (BWI).  This year’s BWI Awards (presented now for 31 years) attracted 76 participants submitting 248 entries. In addition to cash awards, 26 Certificates of Merit were presented. All submissions to the contest were published in 2023…


Innovation Award Winners Honored Today During the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show

This morning, the NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored 13 recipients and two honorable mentions with the 2024 Miami Innovation Awards during the Industry Breakfast at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show.  The Miami Innovation Awards recognize manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products to market.,,


Mercury introduces Joystick Steering for Single-Engine Vessels

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), introduced Mercury Joystick Steering for Single-Engine Vessels, compatible for use with the Mercury Verado family of V8, V10 and V12 outboard engines from 250 to 600hp, at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show in Miami Beach, Florida. Enhanced by electric steering, Joystick Steering for Single-Engine Vessels rounds out Mercury’s suite of joystick systems, delivering effortless command and…


Furuno’s All-New TZtouchXL Series Delivers “Off The Charts” Performance With Exclusive, Industry-First Features!

Furuno has historically set the bar for the most powerful Multi Function Displays (MFDs) with the easiest-to-use interface, and with the release of NavNet TZtouchXL, the bar has been set higher than ever before. The NavNet TZtouchXL series introduces five different sizes of MFDs with all the features boaters desire, including exclusive, never-before-seen features in recreational navigation devices. Plus, they pack all of the power and performance that has been the hallmark of Furuno for decades, wrapped in a fresh and simple-to-use user interface…


Yacht Controller “Nemesis” North American Debut 

The Yacht Group, renowned for the “most trusted device in the marine industry,” the wireless Yacht Controller, now introduces “Nemesis” – the ultimate wireless docking control system designed for vessels under 50 ft, including cruisers, yachts, and center console boats, many of which are powered by multiple outboard motors. Nemesis harnesses our proven dual band technology and…


Digital Yacht 5G Xtream brings ultrafast internet on board and with Starlink connectivity too

For boat owners looking for ultra-fast internet on board, the new 5G Xtream from Digital Yacht offers 4G and 5G connectivity as well as integration with Starlink satellite systems for the best and affordable blended internet afloat. The 5G Xtream can support 5G (shoreside) connection speeds up to 3.1GBs but also integrates a 4G Cat 20 modem which offers…


Garmin announces Panoptix PS70, GPSMAP 16×3 series, and new black color editions in Miami

Good morning! Just a quick note to share this morning’s announcements – the Panoptix PS70, GPSMAP 16×3 series, and an array of new black color editions in various products, all announcing today in conjunction with the Miami International Boat Show. The press releases are attached along with some highlights below…


Tohatsu Corporation and Ilmor Marine Unveil Groundbreaking Partnership in Electric Outboard Technology

Tohatsu Corporation, the oldest Japanese outboard engine manufacturer with a legacy spanning more than a century, is proud to announce an innovative collaboration with Ilmor Marine, a renowned name in marine engine manufacturing and high-performance engineering solutions. This strategic collaboration marks a historic partnership between two industry leaders, combining the rich heritage of Tohatsu’s expertise in marine outboard propulsion and Ilmor’s cutting-edge engineering prowess…