Yachting News

McMurdo Smartfind S20 Personal AIS Beacon

Posted: 2nd Oct 2013

Written by: HomeportMarine.com

The Smartfind S20 is a personal AIS device worn on a lifejacket and activated by sliding off the safety tab and lifting an arming cap to deploy the antenna. The compact, lightweight unit sends alert messages, GPS position and a sp... Read More

Medical Crew Placement by MedAire

Posted: 25th Sep 2013

Written by: Erin Mitchell, MedAire

MedAire will now place medical professionals on vessels for clients around the world. Doctors, nurses, paramedics and specialists are available for short-term or long-term placements based on a yacht’s specific needs. Read More

GOST® Launches FLIR® M-Series Thermal Cameras at NMEA 2013

Posted: 25th Sep 2013

Written by: GOST

At the opening of the 2013 National Marine Electronics Association Conference & Expo in San Diego today, GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies) and FLIR® Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) announced the integration of the GOST Watch ... Read More

ENJO Yachting Brainchild the ENJO Yachting Angels in time for MYS

Posted: 20th Sep 2013

Written by: ENJO Yachting

ENJO is a revolutionary, chemical-free method of cleaning which removes oil, dirt, grease, dust and even bacteria, with a whole range of uniquely designed and manufactured fibres; and just water. Hanne and Rob Donald, the founders... Read More

Awlgrip® To Launch Three New Product Ranges At IBEX 2013

Posted: 17th Sep 2013

Written by: Awlgrip

Awlgrip® will introduce the industry to three new product ranges at the 2013 International Boatbuilders Exposition & Conference (IBEX) at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, September 17-19 (booth 2241). Read More

UK Debut For GOST® Watch HD and GOST® Insight HD Security Systems

Posted: 17th Sep 2013

Written by: GOST

CA Clase, UK distributor for yacht security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems supplier GOST™ (Global Ocean Security Technologies) will introduce the UK market to the GOST® Watch HD and GOST® Insight HD systems a... Read More

Dolphinite Showcases GelMatch™

Posted: 10th Sep 2013

Written by: Dolphinite

Gelcoat products manufacturer Dolphinite will showcase the GelMatch™ All In One Gelcoat Aerosol Can at booth 655 at the 2013 International Boatbuilders’ Exposition & Conference (IBEX) at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisvill... Read More

New Interlux® Products Featured at 2013 Newport International Boat Show

Posted: 6th Sep 2013

Written by: Jim Seidel – Interlux

Three new Interlux® products will be featured in the Interlux booth (Newport Yachting Center, Tent D, booths 25-26) at the 2013 Newport International Boat Show, September 12-15 in Newport, Rhode Island. New MarineFilm is a unique,... Read More

Space-Saving Aquatic AV® 3” Speaker

Posted: 23rd Aug 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

The new 3-inch speaker from marine audio systems manufacturer Aquatic AV® needs just 56mm mounting depth, but will deliver the same crystal-clear sound as a speaker needing much more space on board. The fully waterproof, UV and sa... Read More

Baron Services Launches Velocity Weather API

Posted: 6th Aug 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

Baron Services, Inc., a leading weather technology company, today announced the immediate availability of the Velocity Weather API, designed for use by marine industry manufacturers and software developers who want to integrate a ... Read More

Fifth Edition of (Super) Yachting Index

Posted: 5th Aug 2013

Written by: Camper and Nicholsons

Providing in-depth analysis of the industry, the Index uses a cross-reference of industry data. Camper & Nicholsons (super)Yachting Index shows the realities of a booming sector that has evolved from a cottage industry into one ... Read More

Interlux® Interdeck® Slip Resistant Deck Finish

Posted: 2nd Aug 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

Interdeck® contains a fine mineral additive to provide a hard wearing, slip resistant, low sheen finish (to reduce sun glare) with a tough, polyurethane resin to protect decks against everyday wear and tear. Will apply easily on a... Read More

ValvTect Completes Fuel Tank Testing at 600-plus Marinas

Posted: 24th Jul 2013

Written by: ValvTect

Unfortunately, it is all too common for gasoline and diesel storage tanks at marinas to contain excess water and other contaminants such as bacteria and debris. These contaminants can be pumped into boaters’ fuel tanks and can cau... Read More

Hulltimo Pro: A new concept of hull cleaning

Posted: 23rd Jul 2013

Written by: Hulltimo

With rising temperatures boat hulls are increasingly fouled. The Hulltimo concept: increase and adjust the cleaning frequency of your boat’s hull according to its use. Thanks to its patented self-positioning system, Hulltimo’s pro... Read More

Aquatic AV 8” Waterproof Speaker With High Frequency Horn

Posted: 19th Jul 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

The Aquatic AV 8” speaker with a 1” high frequency horn (model AQ-SPK8.0-4) features a silver sport-style grill, is fully waterproof, UV and salt/fog resistant and is supplied with stainless steel mounting hardware – perfect for u... Read More

McMurdo Smartfind S20 Survivor Recovery System

Posted: 17th Jul 2013

Written by: McMurdo Marine

McMurdo has equipped the crew of a boat racing in the 2013 Transpacific (Transpac) Yacht Race with the company’s Smartfind S20 Survivor Recovery System (SRS). The Tritium Racing entry, a 73-foot trimaran, left Los Angeles on Satur... Read More

GOST® Launches Web Site for Security

Posted: 23rd Jun 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

GOST® Launches Web Site for Commercial Marine Security, Monitoring, Tracking and Surveillance Systems. GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies) has launched a new web site featuring the company’s marine security, monitoring, tra... Read More

LanoProtect Eco Friendly Prop Anti-Foul & Under Water Lubricant

Posted: 14th Jun 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

LanoProtect Marine Bio Anti-Foul and Underwater Lubricant is a long lasting, environmentally friendly anti-foul for propellers. It is also a very effective under water lubricant suitable for running gear applications. Specially fo... Read More

Interlux® Brightside® Polyurethane Topside Finish

Posted: 31st May 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

Interlux® Brightside® Polyurethane is a hard, ready-mixed, one part polyurethane topside finish that has the ease of use of an enamel with the high gloss of a two part polyurethane. Excellent application characteristics yield a 's... Read More

Reduced VOC Awlcraft® 2000 Range Launches

Posted: 25th May 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

Houston, Texas USA - AkzoNobel’s Awlgrip® business announces the launch of a new converter and reducers range for their premium repairable Awlcraft® 2000 topcoat system which results in a mixed VOC of just 420g/lt (3.5 lb/gal) whe... Read More

Marinepool announces partnership with XCats

Posted: 18th May 2013

Written by: Marinepool

Marinepool is pleased to announce a three-year agreement as Strategic Partner and “Official Clothing Partner” of the UIM XCat World Series, a global powerboat racing series organized by the World Professional Powerboating Associat... Read More

Aquatic AV Digital Media Locker™ with Bluetooth®

Posted: 17th May 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

The Digital Media Locker™ with Bluetooth® from marine audio systems manufacturer Aquatic AV keeps most any digital music-playing device clean and dry – and allows the user to wirelessly select and play music anywhere on board. Flu... Read More

Bad Elf® GPS Pro Direct Satellite GPS

Posted: 10th May 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

The small, compact, water-resistant handheld Bad Elf GPS Pro is an Apple-approved accessory that wirelessly connects (via Bluetooth® wireless technology) up to five users of an iPod touch, iPhone or iPad to share real time, direct... Read More

MMLJ Dustless Hull Blasting System

Posted: 3rd May 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

Removing paint and marine growth without harming the gelcoat in a fraction of the time of traditional methods? Watch the video now! Read More

Centek Industries GEN-SEP™

Posted: 26th Apr 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

The GEN-SEP™ from exhaust systems manufacturer Centek Industries is used in conjunction with a Centek Vernalift™ muffler on generator sets to separate cooling water from exhaust gasses and is an easy upgrade to any generator syste... Read More

Dometic Marine's New Mobile Coffee Maker

Posted: 24th Apr 2013

Written by: Nautic Expo

The world’s first pad coffee maker for mobile use is now available from Dometic Marine’s WAECO brand. The new WAECO PerfectCoffee PAD 01 produces a perfect cup of fresh coffee after just three minutes’ brewing time. Read More

GOST™ and KVH® Yacht Monitoring Packages

Posted: 19th Apr 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

Yacht security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems supplier GOST™ (Global Ocean Security Technologies) and KVH® Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI), a leading provider of in-motion satellite TV and communication syste... Read More

Interlux® Micron® CF (Copper Free)

Posted: 12th Apr 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

The latest addition to the premier performance Micron® antifouling line, Micron CF not only offers best-in-class performance in the copper-free category of paints, it also offers the longevity that boat owners have come to expect ... Read More

Princess Yachts Secures Government Funds

Posted: 8th Apr 2013

Written by: BBC

Luxury boat manufacturer Princess Yachts has secured £4.6m of government funding for a new boatyard in Plymouth. The company said the money from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) would secure 400 jobs in the city. The French-owned fi... Read More

Dutch Builders Open Up to Discovery

Posted: 7th Jan 2013

Written by: Daniel Shea

The Dutch shipbuilding industry is opening itself up to the world in a Discovery Channel series called “SuperYachts.” The documentary series – slated to be six episodes – will open the doors on what has traditionally been a guarde... Read More

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