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Why Boaters Should Use A Citizens Band (CB) Radio

Citizens band (CB) radio is one of the versatile radio communication devices that can work in various conditions. It’s believed to be used during World War II as a means of communication between and among troops through the genius of Al Gross. After the war, it was commercialized and used for personal and commercial communication...

Training the Next Generation of Marine Technicians for the Boating Industry

Warner University’s partnership with the Institute of Marine Technology brings training program to prepare individuals for entry-level technician jobs in boating [Podcast] Anchors Aweigh is a podcast for all boaters, from aspiring to experienced. Featuring in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders, and packed full of tips, tricks, gear, and industry info, boaters of all...

Fully Autonomous Cargo Ships May be Closer Than We Think

Could we soon see autonomous cargo ships, or “captain-less” ships, on our waterways? Here are the pros and cons of this technology on ships Autonomous car developments have been at the forefront of vehicular technology recently. Debates about safety have certainly been a driving force of these conversations. And now, a new autonomous technology is...

Improving WiFi and Internet Access Options on Boats at Marinas

Boaters can improve their boat Internet access docked at marinas or underway using wireless antennas, hot spots or satellite Internet options that boost WiFi signals & connectivity on boats These days many full service marinas are now offering free WiFi access to slip holders and transient boaters. Internet access has become a welcomed amenity for...

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Marine GPS iPhone Apps vs. Handhelds

Are new iPhone and iPad boating applications for marine GPS navigation a good alternative to handhelds? These days everything has an app. And we are starting to see the boating industry “catch up” with applications specifically for boating. There has been a lot of news in the marine industry lately about iPhone apps for boating...

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