NMEA AT LARGE
IMEA steps up, game changers & more
Sport fleet gets plenty of electronics support
BRITISH MARINE TRAINING
UK takes on bad installs, tech shortage
Tooling up NMEA 2000 instruction
Superyacht group tees up concierge service
TRADE WAR CLOUDS STRONG FORECAST
Q&A with NMMA’s Thom Dammrich
AIS TO THE RESCUE
Protecting subsea cables in Thailand
COMPLEX CAN BUS
Analysis aboard a 100 foot sailboat
aking center stage in any discussion about international marine
issues this year are the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on some foreign-produced products and counter measures
levied by impacted nations on exports from the US. In our Special International Section we talk to NMMA President Thom
Another article looks at a couple training programs in the UK that seek to
bring technicians up to speed on NMEA 2000 and also improve electronics
installations. AIS—Automatic Identification System—is coming on strong in
the US and abroad. On page 57 we report on how AIS is being harnessed to
protect undersea cables.
With all of the weighty issues that dealers and manufacturers must thread
their way through to maintain their businesses, we wanted to include a story
that’s a lot more fun—sport fishing in Costa Rica and the marine electronics
experts that keep the fleet chasing sailfish and marlin.
In keeping with tradition, Mark Reedenauer, NMEA’s President & Executive Director, leads off with an update on the association’s activities and plans
in the US and abroad.
Dockside at Los Sueños Resort
& Marina in Costa Rica.
Photo by Andrew Lafferty,
Courtesy of Atlantic Marine