Finland is a country with one of the highest number of boats per capita. There are 1.2 million boats in Finland and only 5.5 million people which means that more than every fifth Finn owns a boat. Reasons Finland is the home of so many boat brands Finland has MANY islands Greece is known for … Read More “Why does so many boat brands come out of Finland?” »
Glass cockpit uses electronic instrument displays rather than analog instruments and gauges. While my new dashboard has one analog gauge and some traditional marine instruments (like autopilot control panel), it also has three LCD screens, so it can be considered a hybrid “glass cockpit”. Old dashboard Designing the new dashboard One of the design principles … Read More “Glass cockpit dashboard for a boat” »
Modern cars have a lot of technology. Modern boats have some, but not nearly as much as cars. Below is a comparison of the car and boat tech as of today. Cars Boats and yachts Cruise control Not really, but also not needed as the speed will not vary that much and the exact speed … Read More “Which of the car tech can be found on boats and yachts?” »
Based on the use cases and criteria I compiled a list of potential boats. The list includes Beneteau Antares 980, Jeanneau Merry Fisher 925, Jeanneau Merry Fisher 10/ Beneteau Antares 30, Tristan 315 Fly, Aquador 32C and Nord Star Patrol 31 Fly.