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Raymarine DockSense Alert

 

There are accessories of the latest generation to make your boat more comfortable, functional and modern.

A boat, you know, is like a house. And just like houses, where it is sufficient to change furniture or appliances to renovate an apartment, your boat, too, can have a new life if you are able to choose the right accessories and keep up with the times. Like hounds, we have looked for the latest novelties and we have discovered that, especially in terms of on-board electronics, great strides have been made. A great evolution has materialized in the world of teak decking solutions to the point that, today, it is almost impossible to distinguish them from wood.

 

RAYMARINE DOCKSENSE

DockSense Alert is an assisted mooring system: thanks to the FLIR cameras, it alerts you when obstacles approach the boat. Live videos from each camera let you see blind spots on your multifunction display (photo above).

www.raymarine.it

 

VDO MARINE ACQUALINK

 

In recent years VDO Marine, the historic brand now developed, produced and distributed by Swiss Veratron, has come back. Among the many tools developed by the company (with an analog or digital look), the Acqualink system is the ideal choice for retrofit installation and is able to make different systems of different ages interact with each other.

www.vdo-marine.com

 

WEBASTO AIR PURIFIER

 

 

The new Webasto air purifier for heaters is simple and ingenious. This device, which transforms the water molecules into molecules of hydrogen peroxide, can be assembled very quickly if you have a Webasto air heater. Goodbye bacteria, goodbye molds, goodbye smells below deck.

www.bcoolengineering.com

 

BYE BYE TEAK!

 

Tired of the “elbow grease” needed for your teak deck maintenance? Today the market offers many alternative decking solutions, equally elegant and maintenance-free: such as MarineCork, made of pure cork (www.marinecork.com); Permateek, heat-sealed PVC staves that block infiltrations, with excellent non-slip grip and resistance to UV rays (www.refitstyle.com); SeaDek, non-slip made of closed-cell Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) which added aesthetics to the functionality (in the photo, www.seadek.com).

 

GARMIN ECHOMAP UHD

 

Easy to use and install, they provide images of the seabed and integrate perfectly into your boat’s system. We’re talking about the new chartplotter Echomap UHD (acronym of Ultra High-Definition). They use traditional CHIRP technology, CHIRP ClearVü and CHIRP SideVü to see what’s under and on the sides of the boat and are equipped with bright 6”, 7” and 9” color displays.

www.garmin.com

 

HARKEN CLR MOORING WINCH

 

The CLR Mooring Winch capstan winch (with hydraulic or electric motor) disappears entirely below deck when not in use, occupying 40% less horizontal space and 50% than vertical space compared to a traditional maneuvering winch, and weighs 33 % in less.

www.harken.it

 

SIMRAD HALO 20+

 

The HALO20 + radar offers an almost real-time view, with short-range operation at 60 rpm (one per second). It allows to identify the dangers instantly thanks to the Doppler radar technology and to take advantage of a short and long range coverage (up to 36 miles) through a single 20 inch radome antenna.

www.simrad-yachting.com

 

 

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