The Winter 2020 Catalogue by Passagemaker Magazine
Long-range cruising essentials and nautically inspired gift ideas for the holidays and beyond.
Ditch Bag Gear: Galaxy®-INFL8 VHF Inflatable Emergency Antenna
Shakespeare inflatable emergency VHF antenna, smart design with 3dB
Watch Over Me: the new CrewWatcher from Weems & Plath
This new device from Weems & Plath connects a waterproof beacon to your smart phone or tablet to keep an eye on all those aboard.
The two-way messaging is a real plus, and so is a system you see working every day that can also call for help
Hands on with Ben Ellison as an “Armchair Transatlantic”
SL Fridge Optimizer, A Smart New Product From A New Company (BLOG)
If you'd like better monitoring and control of your boat's electric refrigeration system, and/or automated defrosting (fridge only, not freezer), and/or improved battery time at anchor, read on.
One LED Flare Replaces U.S. Required Pyros, Sirius Signal But Not Ocean Signal (BLOG)
Given that the cheapest flare set costs about $33 and expires 42 months after manufacturing, the Sirius substitute may be a "no brainer."