Features April 2019 Issue

Wireless Boat Monitoring

Growing field of monitoring systems brings boat control to your fingertips.

Most of us spend a great deal of time away from our boat. Whether she’s on the hard, moored in our home harbor or anchored in a foreign port, we want to know what’s going on with critical systems. Is my vessel where it should be? Has someone disconnected a power source or tried to gain access? Is the bilge pump cycling more frequently? Is the house bank okay? Is the freezer holding its set-point? If your boat was struck by another vessel, wouldn’t it be helpful to have photos?

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