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…

SmartPlug Expands Its Marketing Team

SmartPlug Expands Its Marketing Team

SmartPlug Systems, leading manufacturer of safety-focused power delivery products for boats, RVs and specialty vehicles, has hired Roger Dillon for its newly created marketing coordinator position. Ron Bailey, global VP of sales and marketing, made the announcement. Dillon is taking on much of SmartPlug’s creative and marketing portfolio. As such, he is responsible for all print and digital collateral, customer service, warranty fulfillment and developing programs to enhance the user experience. Having been a key…

Best Must-Have Boat Accessories

Best Must-Have Boat Accessories

To get the most enjoyment out of your boat, you need the best accessories! Some accessories can enhance your fishing trip, whereas others will make the boat more convenient. All, however, will increase your happiness every time you take to the water. Here are the best boat accessories to add to your boat: Fishing Features If you’re an avid fisherman, then you’ll love these custom fishing features:• Outriggers – These are long fishing rods that…

SmartPlug – Proudly Made in the USA

SmartPlug – Proudly Made in the USA

In these trying times our country is facing, we are proud to share that all SmartPlug products are made in the USA. From our supply chain to our headquarters, we are entirely based in America. Help the National Economy We believe that keeping our company American made will not only help our national economy but will also help to provide jobs for future generations. Supporting local businesses helps to strengthen our communities as well as…

Retrofit with A SmartPlug to Enhance Safety and Save Money

Retrofit with A SmartPlug to Enhance Safety and Save Money

For boat owners with shore power connections, the part that’s the biggest potential problem is the easiest to change: an outdated twist-type connector. With a Retrofit Kit from SmartPlug Systems,it’s fast and simple to upgrade to the safest and most thoroughly modern 30A or 50A marine power supply equipment available, while reusing the cable and saving money. Traditional twist-type shore power plugs have thin blades with very little metal-to-metal contact, resulting in a poor electrical…

How to Prepare Your Boat for Spring

How to Prepare Your Boat for Spring

Spring is officially underway! For boaters across the country, that means it is time to prepare your boat for the upcoming season. At SmartPlug, we always stress the importance of being safe on your journeys. Prevention is key and we recommend taking the time now to ensure you don’t run into problems during the boating season. Pre-Launch Inspection Check engine compartment for excess water or leaks Inspect propellers for signs of wear including dings, pitting…

Top RV Camping Destinations for 2020

Top RV Camping Destinations for 2020

As RV enthusiasts, we’re always up for exploring a new camp destination. We’ve gathered some of the top RV and Airstream camping destinations across the US and are excited to share them with you! Here are the top RV camping destinations on our radar for 2020: Northeast DelawareWater Gap KOA – East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania Situated in Pocono Mountain ski country, the Delaware Water Gap KOA puts you in a region filled with a variety of…

SmartPlug Debuts White 30a Cordsets

SmartPlug Debuts White 30a Cordsets

When walking through a marina, seeing distinctive SmartPlug orange cables indicates boat owners that are savvy about shore power safety. But some prefer that their electrical cords blend in with the boat deck or dock surfaces. For them, there’s the new 30A/125V White Cordset. It has all the impressive features of the standard SmartPlug system, but in a pleasing traditional marine color. It debuted at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 13–17, booth C349. The…

Discover How to Make Plug-In Heaters Safer with SmartPlug

Discover How to Make Plug-In Heaters Safer with SmartPlug

If you’re an avid RVer and enjoy an adventure in cooler temperatures, you’ve likely turned to plug-in heaters to add some extra warmth to your ride. Portable heaters are the perfect solution to keep yourself warm in the cold weather but come with an increase in amperage loads that must have a strong electrical system to maintain it. If your system isn’t as strong as can be, SmartPlug is here to help! Our revolutionary design…