There’s a new GPS tracking device for the marine market that claims unrivalled reliability and trust by mariners all over the world. ...

The GX-6000E is packed full of features, including full DSC (Digital Selective Calling) capability, a loud hailer, a GPS navigation page and a Class B (non SOLAS) AIS (Automatic Identification System) receiver. ...

When handheld electronics are mentioned, first thoughts may be of simple devices that are appropriate for use on small boats and tenders but that do not have the capability of more sophisticated electronics onboard. That may have been the case ...

  The instruments, contained in a concrete housing, monitor fluctuating sea levels; the data produced from a radar antenna above water and a pressure sounder in the water. Data collected contributes to the Tsunami alert system and can predict tides ...

EPIRBs and PLBs are no longer the only option as certain satellite messengers can also get help when out of cellular range. ...

You are at sea and conditions have rapidly deteriorated. Your vessel is taking on water and the only option is to abandon ship. The radio equipment has been rendered useless and you are left floating or treading water in the ...

“Are there any caches in the area?†That simple question has taken my husband and me to a top of a ridge with spectacular views of the river below, into an old mine shaft in a remote part of a ...

There are many things I like about being editor of this great magazine not least of which is the diversity of our writers who month after month contribute to its success. On my watch I have got to know many ...

Dear Dr. IT, I recently scared the day lights out of my wife when we returned nearly five hours late from a fishing trip. Personal, Satellite-based message and location system by means of SPOT is the answer. ...