First, decide if an electronics refit is the right path for you. If your electronics are still working and you have a comfort level with them, then standing pat could be the best play. But if you think you may be missing out or would like to explore what’s available, follow these five steps to electronic enlightenment.
The ooh-and-aah factor for virtually every iteration of this technology has been huge right out of the box, ever since it first was introduced a few years ago. But, bringing to mind old dogs and new tricks, maybe lots of boaters didn’t necessarily understand the presentation of the data.
Sometimes an electronics upgrade is in the cards before you even buy the boat. Maybe it’s not as obvious on your boat, until ... you pay a visit to the pilothouse of your buddy’s boat, and come away with a condition that could be categorized as “screen envy.” Don’t go it alone: use the expertise and know-how of a trusted installer to refit your electronics the right way.
The Marine world has no shortage of gear; some useful, some... less so. These three electronic upgrades can make your boat more fun to own.
After deciding to restore Presidetn JFK's Yacht, extensive hull repairs—and some new technology—make historic "Honey Fitz" as sweet as ever.
A new mini-VSAT broadband system from KVH makes onboard entertainment and connectivity the next boating blockbuster.
Pick and Choose. Some boatbuilders are choosing electronics for their boats before buyers even step aboard, while others leave the helm choices wide open. Here’s why.
What's possible? Believe it or not, the only thing developing faster than the capabilities of your touchscreen marine electronics is your ability to use them.