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…

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…

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 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…

SmartPlug Releases New Catalogs

SmartPlug Releases New Catalogs

SmartPlug Systems, the leading manufacturer of next-generation shore power solutions, has released 2020 catalogs for marine and RV. The URLs are bit.ly/SmartPlugMarine and bit.ly/SmartPlugRV, respectively. The catalogs effectively explain how electrical loads have changed since the twist-type plug was invented over 80 years ago and why the SmartPlug is the safer choice for modern boats and RVs. Product descriptions are thorough to a professional level, yet easily understood by consumers. Stunning photography and compelling testimonials…

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….

Onboard Air Conditioning Is Safer with SmartPlug

Onboard Air Conditioning Is Safer with SmartPlug

As summer draws near, many boaters are planning overnight cruises. To sleep comfortably, they’ll rely on factory installed or portable air conditioners. These appliances, however, can put tremendous electrical loads on outdated, twist-type shore power electrical connections, leaving owners wide-eyed awake wondering if their older plug is going to overheat. Using the revolutionary SmartPlug not only greatly improves onboard safety, but allows cruisers the worry-free rest they need. The amperage draw of an air conditioner…

Your Spring Boat Repair Checklist

Your Spring Boat Repair Checklist

With Spring officially underway, that means people are taking their boats out of winter storage and prepping them to head into the water for a fun-filled boating season. As you get your boat ready this Spring, be sure to follow this repair checklist to avoid future problems during the season: Check belts, cables, and hoses as they can become brittle and may crack during winter storage. Inspect the fuel system for leaks or damage including…

Dream Worthy Boat Lover Vacation Destinations

Dream Worthy Boat Lover Vacation Destinations

Planning your next family vacation? If you’re a boat lover like we are, then you’ll appreciate a vacation destination that is boater friendly. Here are 4 exotic boat-friendly vacation destinations to add to your wish list: Bora Bora: When you think exotic vacation destination, the French Polynesia is the ultimate paradise. Bora Bora is a group of islands surrounded by a lagoon and barrier reef. Most resorts feature over-water bungalows to really immerse yourself in…

Caring For Our Waters

Caring For Our Waters

Boating is a fun and relaxing past time, but while you’re out on the water, it’s important to take strides to ensure you’re being an environmentally friendly boater. As boaters, we want to create as little disruption as possible to the natural marine habitat. Here are some of our tips on how to be a more environmentally friendly boater. Use non-toxic cleaning products As you boaters know, cleaning your boat regularly is important for proper…