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Professional-Grade Breitling


Breitling’s Exospace B55 Yachting watch has a quartz electronic movement. It powers a chronograph, which has an analog display plus 12- and 24-hour digital displays. The countdown system has audio, visual and vibrating alarms. The watch stores split times that can be viewed on a synched smartphone, with an app that allows settings to be configured remotely. The notched bidirectional rotating bezel adjusts for calculations of wind direction, sailing angle and starting-line position. Price: $7,170. Breitling SA, Grenchen, Switzerland, +41 32 654 54 54.

This article originally appeared in the August 2018 issue.



Pelican LED Flashlight

Pelican’s 3345 LED flashlight has a sensor that adjusts brightness to match the surroundings.


Vesper Marine Class B AIS

WatchMate Vision2 has a new look. Its touchscreen still lets users scroll through menus, zoom in and out, select vessels for navigational data, change alarm settings and more.


Touchscreen Tunes

Fusion’s Apollo Series marine entertainment system has an LCD touchscreen display,  Wi-Fi streaming, digital signal processing and PartyBus, which lets boaters play music throughout the boat or in a single stateroom.


Diesel Fuel Filter

The Keenan Filter System from KTI Systems has maintenance, diagnostic and repair functions to polish fuel and switch filters.


Fishing Kayaks

Each model of Old Town’s Topwater Series has a DoubleU hull design for stand-up fishing.


Stay Connected

Wave WiFi has added 3G and 4G cellular products to its line. These models work with the company’s WiFi antennas, routers and web-based firmware.


B&G Glass Helm

Designed for bluewater sailboats, the Zeus3 Glass Helm from B&G has a high-definition display that can be seen from nearly any angle and through polarized lenses.

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Garmin Smartwatch

Garmin’s quatix 5 streams NMEA 2000 data, including speed, depth, temperature and wind. Paired with Garmin’s GHC 20 unit, the watch can control autopilot functions.