Boating Safety Tips for Summer

Boating Safety Tips for Summer

SmartPlug was designed with the purpose of creating a new industry standard when it comes to boating safety. Whether you’re traveling or just enjoying leisure time on a boat, safety should always be the number one priority. With millions of boaters out on the open waters every day, practicing safe boating has never been more important. We’ve put together five important practices for you to keep in mind this boating season: Be Weather-Wise Regardless of…

Our Shore Power Features are Sure to Impress!

Our Shore Power Features are Sure to Impress!

The SmartPlug is a revolutionary shore power system designed to replace the outdated and problematic twist-type design in use today. It’s intuitive to use and provides greater protection against loose connections and corrosion – the leading causes of shore power failure and fires.   Why is the SmartPlug the new industry standard? Because we’ve thought of EVERYTHING before designing this product. It’s safe, simple, and secure. The SmartPlug’s features and benefits include:   Weatherproof: Water…

What Our Customers are Saying | Captain Mike

What Our Customers are Saying | Captain Mike

At SmartPlug, we are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service. Happy customers are our #1 priority and we love it when they take to social media to share their experience! Check out this Facebook review from another satisfied SmartPlug customer:   “The warranty parts you sent arrived yesterday. Fantastic job by both SmartPlug and the USPS. I have completed the replacement of both plugs to my cords. Your instructional video and the instructions included with…

Now That’s One Smart Boat Upgrade

Now That’s One Smart Boat Upgrade

You wouldn’t upgrade your kitchen with all new appliances and stop short by leaving the refrigerator from 1938 would you? Then why would anyone take the time to upgrade their boat without upgrading their shore power delivery outlet where the technology also hasn’t seen any true updates since 1938? You simply wouldn’t!   Budget-minded boat upgrades are a great way to maintain and increase the resale value of your boat, but often time’s enthusiasts will…

Coast to Coast Exhibits

Coast to Coast Exhibits

Over the next two months, SmartPlug will be introduced to thousands of curious boat owners at 2 MAJOR boat shows. Exhibiting at the Seattle Boat Show, January 27th – February 4th,  and at the Miami International Boat Show, February 16th – 20th, SmartPlug will have the opportunity to bring to everyone’s attention how shore power delivery systems are getting the long overdue facelift to a safer and more reliable solution.   Most people are surprised…

911! ITS AN EMERGENCY! – SmartPlug Negates Leading Cause of Boat Fires

911! ITS AN EMERGENCY! – SmartPlug Negates Leading Cause of Boat Fires

Overheated and loose electrical connections contribute to a significant amount of boat fires, making them the leading cause of recreational boat fires. But don’t just take our word for it. Check out this recent article All At Sea Magazine wrote, recognizing SmartPlug’s Inlet and Connector kits as a great way to protect against electrical fire worries. Get the whole scoop at: http://www.allatsea.net/leading-causes-boat-fires-negated-smartplug/

Great advice to make plug-in electrical heaters safer to use in RVs.

Great advice to make plug-in electrical heaters safer to use in RVs.

If you’ve been RVing for any amount of time, chances are good that you’ve seen a burnt or seared power cord. And it’s really no wonder considering the old twist-type cordsets haven’t seen any real developments since 1938. Here’s some great advice from the RV Pro’s over at RVTravel.com to make plug-in electrical heaters a lot safer to use during this chilly time of year. Read the article at: http://rvtravel.com/make-plug-in-electric-heaters-safer-with-smartplug/

Hot or Not?

Hot or Not?

SmartPlug Features Push Straight-In Sleeved Design One of the primary causes of electrical arcing in twist-type designs is the fact that the electrical pins bear any weight or tension in the cord, and eventually work themselves loose. The SmartPlug’s sleeve design means that the body of the plug bears that weight or tension, rather than the electrical pins, keeping those points of electrical contact secure. Weatherproof Water intrusion leads to corrosion, and corrosion leads to…