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Underwater Drone


The Navatics Mito is a remotely operated underwater vehicle that can shoot 12-megapixel still images and capture 4K video at 30 fps. Four thrusters allow it to maintain depth, heading and orientation at a speed of 3.8 knots, and it comes with two 1,000-lumen LED lights. It can run for four hours at 130 feet while tethered to a communication buoy, which can be operated by a smartphone from 1,640 feet away. At 14 by 12 by 5 inches and 7.6 pounds, the Mito can travel in a backpack.

Price: $1,499.

This article originally appeared in the March 2019 issue.


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Underwater LED

Designed for small to medium fishing and cruising boats, the Sport S3116s underwater LED produces 9,800 lumens and has a strobe pattern that OceanLED says helps attract fish.


Moving Bigger Bows

Vetus has expanded its line of Bow Pro series thrusters to include models for 45- to 80-foot vessels. The Bow Pro Boosted thrusters use a brushless motor that’s reportedly maintenance-free for 12-volt or 24-volt inputs, and is designed to fit tunnel sizes up to 250 mm. The thrusters come with a standard or a fully proportional control panel and now have unlimited run-time. Price: $2,169 to $4,519.



The Catch and Lift MOB Rescue System from Intelligent Sailing is designed to let a single operator recover and lift as many as two people back on board in the event of an emergency.