Top Tips: A Winter Check-Up for Your Boat

Top Tips: A Winter Check-Up for Your Boat

For many boaters, winter brings cold temperatures and unfavorable weather which means boats need to be stored away until Spring. While you countdown to boating season, why not pay your marina a visit to check in on your boat and ensure all is ok. Walk Around Check If your Boat is in the Water: Inspect the dock lines and check to make sure they are still in good condition and maintaining length and boat positioning….

How to Turn a Modest Budget into a Big RV Adventure

How to Turn a Modest Budget into a Big RV Adventure

Getting out on the road for an RV adventure doesn’t have to be an expensive feat. In fact, RVing is a great way to travel the country on a budget. If you’re ready to hit the road this year, be sure to follow our tips for a wallet-friendly enjoyable time: Do Your Research While planning your RV adventure, research is key. Consider exploring national parks instead of touristy cities that tend to be more expensive….

RVing This Winter? Here’s How to Stay Warm

RVing This Winter? Here’s How to Stay Warm

Cold weather and beautiful snowy sights are finally here. RVing with a stunning snow-blanketed view can bring you peace and serenity like no other. Traveling with the cold calls for careful planning to keep you warm during your overnight stays. Any one problem can cause your beautiful trip to turn to a frosty disaster! Although it may be tricky to have both you and yourRV stay warm, we’ve come up with some of the best…

Ron Bailey Joins Smartplug Systems

Ron Bailey Joins Smartplug Systems

SmartPlug Systems, the leading manufacturer of safety-focused shore power delivery systems for the recreational and commercial marine, RV and specialty vehicle markets, has hired Ron Bailey as its new global VP of Sales and Marketing. He joins the company during a transitional period as incumbent Terry Gilliland prepares his retirement in early 2020. Tony Barber, CEO, made the announcement. Bailey brings decades of marine and RV manufacturing sales and marketing experience to SmartPlug. Most recently,…

5 RV Destinations to Escape the Winter

5 RV Destinations to Escape the Winter

If the winter months have you feeling dreary and sad, it’s time to head out onto the open road for a fun RV vacation! We’re sharing the top five destinations across the country to get you out of the cold and into the warm sunshine: San Diego, California San Diego is a bustling city filled with plenty of beaches, preserves, food districts, parks and more! Year round, the weather is perfect for exploringthe great outdoors…

Away From A Campground, Smartplug Has The Safer Solution

Away From A Campground, Smartplug Has The Safer Solution

Getting ready for a trip, RV owners routinely cool down the refrigerator, run fans and lights, and top-off batteries. Away from shore power, a traditional cordset won’t work, but SmartPlug’s 15A 115V Dual Configuration Cordset will. It has a standard three-prong household plug on one end and the innovative SmartPlug on the other. It’s the safest way to provide electricity to a trailer or motorhome away from a campground pedestal. The Dual Configuration Cordset is…

Featured Vehicle: Paved to Pines “Ace Vantura”

Featured Vehicle: Paved to Pines “Ace Vantura”

We’re excited to share another featured vehicle this month! Paved to Pines is based in Canada and creates custom off-grid van conversions, bus conversions, Sprinter Conversions, ambulance conversions, and cargo van conversions. Their “Ace Vantura” is an incredible Sprinter van conversion. It features: Go Power Solar Kit w/ 340 watts solar power and 300 amp/hour battery bank Espar diesel cabin and water heater Custom kitchenette w/ induction cooktop and Dometic flush sink Bench seating with…

SmartPlug Included in TechnoRV’s September Newsletter

SmartPlug Included in TechnoRV’s September Newsletter

As many RV enthusiasts know, TechnoRV is a leading supplier of a variety ofRV technology products to enhance the RV lifestyle.In September, they were kind enough to include SmartPlugin their member newsletter. Eric and Tami, the owners, walkthrough everything you need to know about SmartPlug. They share their favorite benefits and even show viewers how to install SmartPlug. First, check out the video they made outlining the benefits of our products: Take a look as…

A Testimonial from the Co-Founder of Camp Addict, Marshall Wendler

A Testimonial from the Co-Founder of Camp Addict, Marshall Wendler

At SmartPlug, our goal is providing the best quality products with customer satisfaction that can’t be beat. We’re happy to share another wonderful review from SmartPlug customer, Marshall Wendler, Camp Addict Co-Founder: “As a full-time RVer since April 2014, and the co-founder of Camp Addict, I’m always on the lookout for RV related products that can make my life easier. If the product is that much of a game-changer, then I want to shout from…

Installing an ELCI Prevents Electric Shock Drowning!

Installing an ELCI Prevents Electric Shock Drowning!

Anyone who’s come in contact with even a mild jolt of electricity knows the muscle spasms it can generate. Complete immersion after falling or unknowingly jumping into water that’s been electrified by a boat’s faulty wiring can trigger total body immobility and even stop a heart, tragically resulting in a drowning fatality. The cause is typically stray AC current exiting the boat and traveling back to its source on shore via the water instead of…