The Nautic Alert platform is a vessel monitoring, tracking, safety and security system that has a built-in 95-decibel alarm and uses microwave-based technology to detect intruders before they enter a boat. It communicates via cellular service or Iridium satellite and can notify GEOS emergency response centers and other contacts. Features include an anchor alarm, multibank DC monitoring, AC shore-power detection and a “smart” bilge controller. $2,385 (Insight X2 cellular), $2,585 (Insight X2 satellite). Components and sensors that add functionality are sold separately. Market Spectrum, Charlotte, North Carolina, (800) 385-1674. nauticalert.com
This article originally appeared in the November 2017 issue.