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Abovedecks and Below

Planning a longer trip than usual? Check out Aero Tec Laboratories' custom-designed fuel bladders. From Volvo Penta, a partnership with Garmin has brought us a range of multi-function touchscreen displays.
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Custom-Built FueLocker


In the limited space of engine rooms and belowdecks storage, one size does not usually fit all. Aero Tec Laboratories (ATL) kept this in mind when designing its inflatable, custom-built FueLocker line of fuel bladders. The extra storage capacity for fuel allows yachts with lower ranges to reach far off destinations and adds a measure of security in case of storms or malfunction. Custom fabrication capabilities uses military-spec rubberized material that can accommodate both diesel and gasoline. It also allows ATL to tailor the product to a yacht’s particular needs and space requirements. Based in New Jersey, the company’s products have been used in the military as well as aviation, motorsports, and marine industries for nearly 45 years.

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Volvo Penta’s Glass Bridge


Volvo Penta has introduced a Glass Cockpit system to integrate with its Electronic Vessel Control (EVC) options. Multi-function displays are currently available from eight to 18 inches and all models include pinch to zoom functionality and an optional remote control for bridge functions. When paired with all EVC options, the Glass Cockpit system can control autopilot, cruise control, dynamic positioning systems, power-trim assistant and more.

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