Sea-Tags, The simple man overboard alarm system for the family

Sea-Tags, The simple man overboard alarm system for the family

1st Feb 2019
SEA-TAGS wristbands are man overboard alarm systems that continuously send a signal to smartphones equipped with it’s own app.When a Sea-Tags device is submerged in water, the communication is lost and all smartphones currently monitoring the wristband will trigger an alarm and save the GPS position at the time of the incident.It is also possible to configure the app to send a text message to an emergency contact. If a MOB alarm is triggered, the smartphone left on board will send a text to the …
Lowrance HDS Carbon Software Release

Lowrance HDS Carbon Software Release

14th Jan 2019
While the HDS Carbon range is a little hard to buy new now that the new HDS Elite range has been released to replace the Carbons. Lowrance are still hard at work making sure you get new and better features from your device. Check out their latest software update!Active Imaging™ allows anglers to see structure and cover at a greater distance from their boat with more refined detail than any other structure imaging technology. The NOS 18.3 software update enables support for both Active Imag …
Spring Cleaning Your Boat

Spring Cleaning Your Boat

31st Oct 2018
Spring is the best time of year to get your boat ready for the season with a comprehensive clean and seasonal maintenance tasks.  You pull the boat cover off to discover mould and mildew on the boat seats, the gel coat has faded from UV damage, the teak has transformed into a dull and grey colour, the toilet’s holding tank stinks and the metal fittings show signs of surface rust and oxidation. You can easily go overboard in getting your boat ready for the next family holiday, …
Safety Equipment for Boating

Safety Equipment for Boating

25th Oct 2018
Nothing pleases us more than seeing the amount of accidents in Australian waters decreasing on a year by year basis. However, any fatal or near fatal incident in our waters is a tragedy, and most of these can easily be avoided with a few simple precautions. From simply wearing life jackets to having appropriate signalling devices, this guide will help you determine some of the recommended and required safety equipment needed on board your boat to avoid an expensive fine and more impo …
Choosing the Right Battery Charger

Choosing the Right Battery Charger

17th Oct 2018
Purchasing the right battery charger for your marine battery can be a confusing process if you do not know what to look for. This post aims to guide you in selecting the correct battery charger and explain a couple of technical terms.When purchasing a battery charger, you need to take several factors into account, including your battery type, battery size and the ideal charging time.Battery TypeFirst, we need to know what type of battery you have installed, as not every battery charger …