Boating bits

THE President of Tohatsu Corporation, Mr Isami Hyuga, has announced the completion of the new 5.5 Billion Yen Research and Development facility in Japan.

THIS compact blackbox and remote system from Fusion is an ideal solution for smaller boats with limited space.

IN great news for boat owners considering a repower this summer, Mercury Finance has extended its very competitive 3.99% finance offer until January 31, 2019.

ONE of the busiest display stands at the recent METS marine equipment trade show belonged to Raymarine, as the company revealed a number of new products and forward-looking technologies at the world’s largest boating industry event.

SAVAGE recently introduced the Raptor Extreme, which, they say, is the most adventurous dinghy yet.

THE Quintrex Freestyler is a bowrider featuring the new the Apex hull which, according to the manufacturer, increases enjoyment on the water by making it safer, drier and smoother.

GARMIN recently announced the inReach Mini Marine Bundle, a new addition to its line of satellite communicators with two-way messaging, basic navigation and a 24/7 SOS function via the global Iridium network.

CLUB Marine is giving away $25,000 worth of prizes in its ‘Summer of Rewards’ promotion.

AN updated second edition of the popular book How Use an Echo Sounder / Fish Finder is now in print.

GARMIN Pty Ltd has announced the GPSMAP 8400xsv series, an extension of its GPSMAP 8400 series that brings features like built-in sonar and built-in Auto Guidance1 to smaller, more affordable display options.

SIMRAD recently announced Active Imaging Sonar, a new scanning-sonar technology that provides detailed, high-resolution imaging without sacrificing range.

EVINRUDE'S E-TEC engines are the only full range of 2-stroke outboards that are certified by the Australian emissions standards.

NAVICO has launched a new category of marine technology, the information display, bring next generation electronics integration to boat builders.

JASON from Aussie Boat Sales shows off what's on display from Formosa and Blackdog Cat at this weekend's SA Boat and Fishing Show.

THE Gold Coast in Queensland boasts some 400 km of canals, all of which have to be constantly maintained and cleaned...that's where Mercury comes in.