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People discovering the joys of RVing are often unaware of the dangers lurking in their outdated, twist-type park power connections.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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…