The RV Has Changed; So Should the Park Power Connection

The RV Has Changed; So Should the Park Power Connection

People discovering the joys of RVing are often unaware of the dangers lurking in their outdated, twist-type park power connections. Today’s RVs have enormous electrical draws. Microwaves, TVs, in-floor heating, and hydraulic jack and slide-out systems are conveniences that weren’t even invented when the L-style pin system was introduced in the 1930s. The SmartPlug is the modern alternative. Uniquely designed, it overcomes the engineering flaws inherent in traditional plugs and inlets, and safely handles the…

Autumn Boating Tips

Autumn Boating Tips

Autumn is a beautiful time to head out on the water and enjoy all the season has to offer. While the weather may be cooler, the crisp air paired with the sunshine can make for an amazing day on your boat. Before you head out, be sure to check out our top autumn boating tips: Dress Appropriately Always be prepared for a cool breeze across the water. Check the weather before you head out and…

Top Tips for Winterizing Your Boat in 2020

Top Tips for Winterizing Your Boat in 2020

With Fall in full swing, sadly that means many boaters across the country will soon need to prepare your boat for winter storage. At SmartPlug, we are all about safety. We believe taking the extra steps now will ensure an easier, stress free launch in the spring time. Here are our top tips for winterizing your boat: Caring for your Engine Without an engine, your boat can’t run! It is critical to care for your…

The Best RV-Friendly Places for Stunning Fall Foliage

The Best RV-Friendly Places for Stunning Fall Foliage

Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean there isn’t more for you to enjoy in your RV! Fall happens to be a beautiful time to explore the great outdoors. With the temperatures cooling down and the leaves turning, fall is the perfect time to set our on an adventure. Check out our top 5 RV friendly destinations to enjoy the fall foliage: Acadia National Park –Maine Considered one of the top 10 parks in all…

SmartPlug: A Safer Solution

SmartPlug: A Safer Solution

SmartPlug Systems was founded in 2007. We specialize in power delivery systems. Our flagship product, the SmartPlug, is a patented device positioned to replace the current power delivery system for RV’s, Boats, and a variety of specialty vehicles. We provide the highest quality parts, incorporating the latest technology. We are proudly Made In The USA! Some of the top safety advantages of SmartPlug include: Increased Contact Area – Increased pin and clip surface area maximizes…

The No Stress SmartPlug Warranty Policy

The No Stress SmartPlug Warranty Policy

At SmartPlug, our mission is to provide innovative world-class solutions that make power delivery safer, more secure and easier to use. We utilize the highest quality materials and manufacture our products in the USA! We are proud to stand behind each and every one of our products. Whether it be our marine, RV, or specialty vehicle product line, we offer a 7 year SmartPlug warranty from the date of purchase. If your SmartPlug product is…

2021 SmartPlug Marine Catalog Includes Dockside Products

2021 SmartPlug Marine Catalog Includes Dockside Products

SmartPlug Systems, innovative manufacturer of safer shore power delivery solutions for recreational and commercial marine, has debuted its 2021 catalog. Available for download at bit.ly/SmartPlugMarine2021, it includes the company’s new line of marina and dockside power products. Unlike most catalogs, SmartPlug’s concentrates first on the leading causes of shore power failure and boat fires before product descriptions. This laser-focus on safety and education is what separates the company from its competitors, both in print and…

5 Best Marine Navigation Apps

5 Best Marine Navigation Apps

Looking for the best marine navigation app to use in your next adventure? We got you! Getting lost during a fishing or boating trip is one of the scariest nightmares a person can have. This is why a reliable navigation system is a must for any trip. But the thing is, these navigation systems can cost you a fortune. Good thing there are now marine navigation apps that you can use as an alternative. However,…

Boating During COVID-19: Tips for Safe Social Distancing

Boating During COVID-19: Tips for Safe Social Distancing

As Coronavirus restrictions begin to ease, we understand many boaters are eager to get back out on the water and enjoy the summer season. Many wonder -is boating during the pandemic safe? The answer is yes, so long as you continue to follow social distancing guidelines. Here are our top tips for safe social distancing while boating: Limit Passengers: The people you bring on board. Passengers should only be those you have been quarantining with….

The Importance of Safety When You Live Aboard Your Boat

The Importance of Safety When You Live Aboard Your Boat

A boat is an intricate vessel and while it can lend itself to a wonderful lifestyle, it’s imperative to prepare, organize and have a plan before moving on board full-time. Before you commit to living aboard your boat, it’s important you make a commitment to safety as well. Safety First Whether you enjoy boating as a pastime or commit to the full lifestyle, safety should always come first. Your boat should be equipped with CO2…