Round the World kudos for McMurdo AIS EPIRB

Mr Alley (left) will be at TheYachtmarket.com Southampton Boat Show with his 40' yacht - Pixel Flyer equipped with the SmartFind G8 AIS Mr Alley (left) will be at TheYachtmarket.com Southampton Boat Show with his 40' yacht - Pixel Flyer equipped with the SmartFind G8 AIS
Industry Database

McMurdo’s SmartFind G8 AIS beacon has received type approval for use on the Cospas Sarsat satellite system being used by the round the world sailor Alex Alley.

Mr Alley will be at TheYachtmarket.com Southampton Boat Show with his 40ft yacht Pixel Flyer and the new SmartFind G8 AIS will also be on display for the first time.

“Peace of mind on the water is essential. Orolia, through its McMurdo and Kannad brands, always make robust, solid and reliable safety kit that makes the most of the latest technological advances including satellite technology to help save lives at sea,” explained Mr Alley.

“I firmly believe you should not take any risks with safety equipment and having the SmartFind G8 AIS on board as I plan my latest sailing challenges is a key part of making sure that I stay safe out on the water.”

Key features of the SmartFind G8 AIS include Quadrotech technology for accelerated rescue, built-in AIS for localised rescue support and multiple GNSS (GPS) sources.

As well as precision technology, the inclusion of AIS in EPIRBs offers additional benefits including reduction of the impact of accidental activations.

Latest Press Releases

FUSION® Entertainment to showcase state-of-the-art line-up at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018

14-23 September 2018 | Stand FO14 | FUSION® Entertainment is showcasing its latest range of world-l... Read more

FUSION Entertainment achieves ISO standard

FUSION®, a worldwide leader in marine entertainment, announces it now tests its speakers to the ISO1... Read more

WesCom Signal and Rescue shortlisted for the 2018 Safety at Sea Awards

The world’s leading supplier of marine distress signals, WesCom Signal and Rescue announces it has b... Read more

Torqeedo appoints Engines Plus Ltd as new UK canal boat sector dealer ahead of inland waterways festival, Crick Boat Show

Torqeedo has appointed Engines Plus Ltd, a leading engine dealer, to be the UK dealer for the canal ... Read more

Torqeedo Showcases Latest Innovations in Sustainable Marine Propulsion Technology at Seawork International

Crystal Lake, Ill. – May 23, 2018 – Torqeedo will demonstrate the latest developments in electric ma... Read more

View all