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December 22, 2017

Thank you for all your comments about the new site and of course the blog.

Merry Christmas to all of our customers.

December 16, 2017

We've all heard the saying in the title, and it's no different in marine electronics.

A customer came in recently with a chart plotter from a popular brand. The usual "it's just dead" was followed by some hand-waving about local yacht experts offering what he considered...

December 3, 2016

Called out to meet a visiting boat recently.

A wooden yacht almost  two years old, nicely fitted out and the wiring was pretty neat. Owner complained that the VHF radio just wasn’t performing as he’d hoped.

While waiting for the boat to arrive I checked for her...

December 1, 2016

Our trusty communications rig fell ill last week. It's used for radio testing and tuning, and regularly so.

Thankfully the fault was easily narrowed down to a pair of tiny components and, thanks to the internet, suitable replacements found. So after soldering in th...

October 21, 2016

I tend not to go on about boatbuilder habits, there's plenty of other folk do that. In general we find that boatbuilders (and their installers) do a pretty reasonable job, and in different circumstances to waterside dealers like us. We've seen some dubious installation...

October 15, 2016

Creepy one lately. The boat had been laid up for a bit, and the owner had asked for an electronics 'health check'.

One item was the radar not working. No rotation from the antenna got us to look inside the dome first. 

With the cover off you can see what looks like dropp...

October 15, 2016

The layout of our old site needed updated, so we thought it probably a good opportunity to have a complete revamp. Hopefully it'll look a little fresher! Feel free to offer constructive suggestions...

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