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self-inflate when submerged in water.                                                                            and heading of the broadcasting boat. It is a
      Studies have shown that boaters are more                                                                         great tool for staying out of harm's way when
      likely to wear the more comfortable inflat-                                                                      boating near large commercial vessels.  5
      able life vest for the duration of their time on                                                                 Manufacturers that offer this technology
      the water. Manufacturers that offer this tech-                                                                   include Garmin, Icom, Furuno, Raymarine  [
      nology include Onyx, Mustang, Hydrostatic                                                                        and Simrad.
      and Eyson.
                                                                                                                       GPS Touch Screen Navigation
      Emergency Position Indicating Radio                                                                                Whether using the touchscreen console of
      Beacon (EPIRB) or Personal Locator                                                                               your boat or a hand-held smart phone, GPS
      Beacon (PLB)                                                                                                     technology allows you to see your location,
        An EPIRB or PLB is device that alerts                                                                          direction and speed on updated marine  MID-AMERICA BOATING
      search and rescue personnel in the event of                                                                      charts. Boaters can then save positions or
      an emergency. When activated it transmits                                                                        “waypoints,” making it easy to find a channel,
      GPS coordinates on the 406 MHz distress fre-                                                                     shoal, or a fishing hotspot. Users also can
      quency via satellite and earth stations to the                                                                   link several waypoints together to create a
      nearest rescue coordination center, which                                                                        savable route. Manufacturers that offer this
      then notifies local search and rescue person-                                                                    technology  include  Garmin,  Simrad,
      nel. Category I EPIRBs activate automatically                                                                    Lowrance and Humminbird.
      while category II EPIRBs activate manually.  Anti-Collision Radar
      EPIRBs can alert local search and rescue per-  Of all boating accidents in 2020, the U.S. Coast Guard reported 50% involved collisions as  For more information or to access the
      sonnel of the distressed boater’s position  the first event. With the advent of digital radar, the technology has become more accessible to  National Boating Safety Media Center video
      within minutes of activation. Manufacturers  recreational boat owners. Software has made it more user friendly, too.  Any object detected  and photo gallery and content, visit
      that offer this technology include Garmin,  inside the radar’s perimeter sounds an alarm and alerts the operator to its distance and bear-  www.watersportsfoundation.com/media  ]     SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2021
      ACR, Ocean Signal and McMurdo.        ing, thus helping operators avoid collisions. Manufacturers that offer this technology include  MAB
                                            Furuno, Garmin, Simrad, Raymarine and Lowrance.
      Man Overboard Alarm                                                                                              About the Water Sports Foundation: The Water
        The US Coast Guard reports that more than  Night Vision                                                        Sports Foundation (WSF) is a non-profit organiza-
      1,800 persons were ejected or fell overboard  Two types of night vision technology are helping boaters travel with greater safety and con-  tion created in 2003 by the Water Sports Industry
      from a recreational boat in 2020. Wireless  fidence after sundown. Specialized scopes take a small amount of background light, even  Association (WSIA) and serves as its boating safety
      man overboard (MOB) devices are designed  starlight, and multiply it exponentially. Thermal night-vision cameras depict the very slight  and education division. WSF is headquartered in
      for either inland & coastal or offshore use and  temperature differences of all objects -- such as submerged logs, debris or even a person over-  Orlando, Fla., and carries out its safety and educa-
      activate when a "break" in the wireless signal  board -- and display them on screen as a recognizable image. Scope manufacturers include  tion mandate through public outreach funded by the
      that links the MOB device with the receiver  Bushnell, Night Owl and SiOnyx; thermal night vision manufacturers that offer this technology  Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund
      happens. The technology audibly alerts the  include FLIR, Iris and ComNav.                                       administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. For more
      crew that the wearer -- including adults, chil-                                                                  information about WSF, please its website at
      dren and even pets -- has fallen overboard.  Automatic Identification System (AIS)                               www.watersportsfoundation.com.
      Manufacturers that offer this technology  Automatic identification system (AIS) technology, similar to aviation transponder technolo-
      include ACR, Fell Marine, Sea-Tags, and  gy, enables a boat to broadcast a signal alerting other boats within a specific radius of its pres-
      Digital Yacht.                        ence. This alert appears on a navigational touch screen and reveals the exact position, speed



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                                                                                                        17’ 2000 Scout, Center Console,
                         Feature Boat…                              Feature Boat…                          100 hp Yamaha 4-Stroke, w/Trlr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14,900
                                                                                                        21’ 1985 Chris Craft, Scorpion 213VF,
                  ‘04 26’ Four Winns Vista                 ‘09 22’ Sea Ray Pachanga                        200 hp Merc., w/Trlr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,900
                                                                                                        21’ 1995 Pursuit, Center Console,
                   320 Hp. Volvo. Air and Heat,            377 V-8 300 Hp Merc., 150 Hours,                200 hp Yamaha, w/Trlr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19,300
                   Windlass, Radio, Camper Top               Sounder, Fume Detector, Radio,             22’ 2009 Sea Ray, Pachanga 22, 300 hp Merc., w/Trlr . . . . . . .$43,500
                   and Trailer. Asking $32,000              GPS and Trailer. Asking $43,500             24’ 2000 Four Winns, Sundowner 245,
                                                                                                           250 hpVolvo, w/Trlr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13,500
                                                                                                        24’ 1993 Sea Ray, Laguna 24 W/A, 2003
                                                                                                           T-150 Mercs, w/Trlr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$24,900
                                                                                                        25’ 1996 Pro Line, 2510 Walk Around, 340 hp Merc.  . . . . . . .   $19,900
                                                                                                        26’ 2004 Four Winns, Vista 268, 320 hp Volvo, w/Trlr  . . . . . .  $32,000
                                                                                                        26’ 2011 Monterey, Sport-Cruiser 260, 300 hp . . . . . . . . . . . .  $64,700
                                                                                                        27’ 1983 Sea Ray, Sundancer, 330 hp Merc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $9,900
                                                                                                        28’ 1990 Sea Ray, Sundancer, T-175 hp Mercs.  . . . . . . . . . . .   $15,500
                                                                                                        30’ 2000 Bayliner, 3055 Ciera, T-220 hp Mercs.   . . . . . . . . . .  $34,200
                                                                                                        30’ 1963 Inland Seas, Steel Clipper, T-210 hp Chryslers  . . . . . . $7,500
                                                                                                        30’ 1987 Larson, Contempra DC 300, T-230 hp Mercs.  . . . . . . $16,100
                                                                                                        30’ 1989 Sea Ray, Sundancer, T-260 hp Mercs. . . . . . . . . . . .   $21,500
                                                                                                        30’ 1987 Sea Ray, Sundancer, T-260 hp Mercs. . . . . . . . . . . . . $17,900
                                                                                                        30’ 1988 Sea Ray, Sundancer, T-250 hp Mercs. . . . . . . . . . . .   $21,500
                                                                                                        30’ 1996 Sea Ray, Sundancer, T-260 hp Mercs. . . . . . . . . . . .  $36,000
                                                                                                        31’ 1998 Carver, Santego, T-300 hp Mercs.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $39,000
                                                                                                        31’ 1979 Silverton, Convertible, T-220 hp Crusaders . . . . . . .   $15,900
                                                                                                        31  1984 Wellcraft, 3100 Express, T-270 hp Crusaders . . . . .   $12,000
                )BSCPS 4JEF #PBU 4BMFT /FFET $MFBO  6TFE #PBUT                                          32’ 1986 Carver, Motor Yacht, T-260 hp Mercs. . . . . . . . . . . .  $24,500
                                                                                                        32’ 1991 Marinette, Sedan Breidge, T-250 Chryslers . . . . . . .  $26,500
                          Give us a call… Let us sell your boat!                                        33’ 1985 Cruiser’s Inc. Ultra Vee, T-330 hp PMC . . . . . . . . . . . . $11,500
                                                                                                        34’ 1988 Sea Ray, Sedan Br., T-340 hp Crusaders . . . . . . . . .  $23,500
                                                                                                        36’ 1984 Carver, Motor Yacht Aft 3607, T-340 hp Merc. . . . . .  $29,500

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