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5 Most Important Marine Electronics

By PY System Subscribe to RSS | April 9th 2012 | Views:

Marine electronics and other marine electrical equipment incorporated on your sailboat ensure that you will have a great time on the sea. And most importantly, it also ensures that you will return safe without worrying either for fuel or about losing track of the direction, even when the sea gets rough. Therefore, it is very important to keep tab of the most important marine electronics that you must have on your sailboats in Vancouver.

Marine VHF Radio

You can find this equipment incorporated in vessels of almost all sizes. The reason behind this is the fact that it is required to communicate with the port and harbor. It is also very necessary for sending rescue messages and thus it commands high degree of importance. It is also useful in avoiding collisions either from other sailboats or from some unknown object that is hidden under water.

Self-steering gear

It is commonly known as autopilot system. This electronic equipment ensures that your sailboat will keep on moving on a chosen route without any need of continuous monitoring by you in person. This allows you to keep moving without worrying about controlling the sailboat. It also allows you the liberty of free time to enjoy the sea.


It is very important marine equipment and keeps you and your sailboats safe from colliding with unknown objects or other vessels. It also helps you to keep a tab of the route that is not good for sailing. When you integrate it with fish finder equipment, it alerts you even from large underwater creatures that can accidentally collide with your boat.


This marine electronics is basically a space based satellite navigation system. You can also get it integrated with a chart plotter to enjoy additional benefits. It helps you to keep a track of your route and ensure that you reach safe to your destination without feeling stranded. Sometimes, when the sea gets rough then GPS devices proves to be your best friend on the lonely sea.

Marine Fuel Management equipment

There are several marine electronics that are designed to automate the process of marine fuel management of your sailboat. This equipment keeps you aware of the level of the fuel, so that you do not venture too far from the shore, when your boat is low on fuel. It also maintains optimum usage of fuel is by your boat ensuring that you do not run out of fuel when out in open sea.

There are several other marine electronics that are also required for better communication and entertainment needs while you are on the sea. You can even add some of the electrical and electronics equipment to enhance the comfort level of your sailboat. Moreover, it is also important that you take proper care of the power supply to the equipment; else it can either ruin your boating experience or can even prove troublesome for you.

PY System - About Author:
Pacific Yacht Systems Inc. offers its marine electronics and electrical services to all size of powerboats and sailboats. It also offers installation services of navigational systems for sailboats in Vancouver.

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