The mazu mSeries system provides worldwide up-to-date weather, e-mail, SMS texting, position reporting, charts and onscreen tracking, and real-time and NMEA navigation. Remote boat monitoring and control is an optional feature. For anglers, the Sport Fishing version has satellite images of sea-surface temperature, chlorophyll charts, position reports and SMS chat. The system requires the mazu iPad app and, well, an iPad. Access is free via an internet or cellular connection. $995. SkyMate Inc., Reston, Virginia (866) 759-6283. mazu-marine.com
This article originally appeared in the July 2018 issue.