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The vast expanse of the sea beckons with its serene beauty and boundless adventures, yet it holds inherent risks that demand respect and preparedness. In this collective journey, safety transcends individual efforts, blossoming into a shared mission within the maritime community. The EarthSmart Maritime Network embodies this collaborative spirit, weaving a tapestry of shared knowledge and mutual support that enhances safety for all. This article delves into the heart of this community-driven approach, highlighting how unity and shared wisdom forge a safer boating environment.
The Power of Shared Experiences
Within the EarthSmart Maritime Network, every mariner’s story is a valuable lesson, a beacon guiding others toward safer horizons. Take, for example, the tale of a seasoned sailor who navigated a sudden storm thanks to prior insights shared by a fellow network member about weather pattern recognition and emergency maneuvering. Or consider the collective effort to map hazardous areas, where community contributions have significantly minimized the risk of accidents.
These stories underscore a fundamental truth: when mariners unite, pooling their knowledge and experiences, the entire community stands stronger against the unpredictable challenges of the sea.
Practical Wisdom from the Waves
The network thrives on practical advice, from seasoned captains sharing tips on emergency preparedness to weekend sailors offering insights on the latest safety gear. This exchange of practical knowledge is the backbone of the EarthSmart Maritime Network, where every piece of advice is a building block in the fortress of communal safety.
Members find value in discussions about the best use of ARMIT Marine’s monitoring technologies, innovative mooring techniques to prevent drift, and even simple maintenance routines that can prevent major issues. This practical wisdom, freely shared, becomes a treasure trove for both novice and experienced mariners alike.
Cultivating a Culture of Vigilance
The EarthSmart Maritime Network is more than a platform; it’s the cultivator of a culture where vigilance and proactive safety are paramount. Through community-driven innovations, educational initiatives, and collaborative projects, the network fosters an environment where safety is ingrained in every aspect of maritime life.
One of the network’s flagship initiatives involves partnering with local marinas and boating clubs to organize safety workshops and drills, making hands-on learning accessible to all. Another is the development of a community-sourced safety app, where members can report and access real-time safety alerts, contributing to a collective safeguarding system.
Your Role in This Collective Journey
As a member of the EarthSmart Maritime Network, your participation is a vital thread in this safety net. By sharing your experiences, contributing to discussions, and engaging in community initiatives, you help strengthen the collective wisdom that guards our shared passion for the sea.
Whether it’s through adopting and advocating for smart monitoring technologies like those offered by ARMIT Marine, participating in safety workshops, or simply sharing a word of advice on the network’s forums, your involvement makes a tangible difference. Together, we’re not just enhancing individual safety; we’re elevating the safety standards of the entire maritime community.
Charting a Course Toward Collective Safety
The journey toward a safer maritime community is ongoing, a voyage without a final destination but with countless milestones of shared achievements and collective growth. The EarthSmart Maritime Network stands as a testament to what we can accomplish together, proving that when we unite under the banner of safety, the seas become a safer place for everyone.
Join us in this noble endeavor. Share your story, lend your wisdom, and become an active participant in building a safer maritime community. Together, we’re not just navigating the waters; we’re steering toward a future where safety and solidarity sail side by side.

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In an era where technology seamlessly integrates into every aspect of our lives, maritime safety is undergoing a revolutionary transformation. ARMIT Marine stands at the forefront of this evolution, crafting innovative solutions that redefine the concept of boat monitoring. From the intuitive BilgeMAX to the vigilant SmartMAX sensors, ARMIT Marine offers a comprehensive suite of tools designed to provide real-time, detailed insights into your vessel’s condition, ensuring safety and peace of mind on every voyage.

The Vanguard of Maritime Monitoring
At the heart of ARMIT Marine’s innovation lies a deep understanding of the mariner’s needs. The BilgeMAX One and SmartMAX MOTION sensors are not merely devices; they are vigilant guardians of your maritime journey. These systems are engineered to offer a panoramic view of your vessel’s status, delivering crucial data directly to your fingertips.

BilgeMAX One: This sensor is your first line of defense against water ingress, a common yet potentially catastrophic issue. By monitoring bilge levels in real time, BilgeMAX can alert you to unusual water accumulation, allowing for prompt action to prevent sinking or serious damage.
SmartMAX MOTION : Beyond water, the SmartMAX MOTION sensor suite extends its surveillance to motion, battery levels, and even unauthorized entry. It’s the embodiment of comprehensive monitoring, ensuring that every aspect of your vessel’s well-being is under constant watch.

Real-World Guardians
The true value of ARMIT Marine’s technologies shines brightest in their real-world applications. Consider the story of Captain John, who awoke one night to an alert from his BilgeMAX sensor. A quick check revealed a failing bilge pump, a problem he resolved before it could escalate into a disaster. Or take Sarah, who was notified of unexpected movement on her docked boat, only to discover it was an attempted theft thwarted by her SmartMAX setup.
These are not isolated incidents but testimonials to how ARMIT Marine’s solutions actively prevent mishaps and enhance security, acting as silent yet effective crew members always on duty.

Seamlessly Integrating Safety
Incorporating ARMIT Marine’s monitoring systems into your maritime routine is not just about adding another gadget to your vessel. It’s about integrating a layer of smart protection that operates silently in the background, safeguarding your peace of mind. Here are some tips to seamlessly blend these technologies into your maritime life:

• Start with a Safety Audit: Assess your boat’s current safety measures and identify potential vulnerabilities that ARMIT Marine’s sensors can address.
Customize Your Setup: Tailor the sensor configurations to match your vessel’s specific needs, ensuring comprehensive coverage of all critical areas.
• Embrace the Network: Connect with the EarthSmart Maritime Network, a community-driven platform where mariners share insights and learn from each other’s experiences.
• Stay Informed: Regularly review the data and alerts from your sensors, using them not just for immediate issues but also for long-term maintenance planning.

Navigating into the Future
As we sail into the future, the importance of integrating smart monitoring into our maritime journeys becomes ever clearer. ARMIT Marine’s innovative solutions offer more than just alerts and data; they provide the assurance that your vessel, your sanctuary on the seas, is always under watchful eyes. Whether you’re docked or navigating the vast blue, these technologies stand as your steadfast allies, empowering your maritime journey with unmatched safety and security.

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ArmIt Marine’s suite of smart boat sensors are the perfect gifts for boaters, giving them global connectivity to remotely monitor critical functions on their beloved boats when they can’t be at the dock to keep watch.

We make it simple to protect your entire boat. ArmIt provides battery-powered, monitored sensors that are easy to install and activate. Alerts are sent right to your smartphone 24/7. No hubs, no gateways or complex programming required.

BilgeMax Wireless Bilge Pump Alarm, our most popular product, can monitor water levels and send an instant alert to help yz prevent a small problem from becoming a disaster. When water levels rise due to pump failure or power failure, the ArmIt float sensor activates notifies the ArmIt Network there is a problem. A high water alert is instantly sent to the customer.

About 80 percent of boats sink at the dock. BilgeMax gives boat owners peace of mind that they have breakthrough affordable technology and ArmIt’s global network to protect them. ($199)

AquaMax, the ArmIt Water Leak Sensor, is perfect for weekend boaters, sailboats and personal watercraft. The sensor requires no installation or connections to boat power systems. It’s battery powered and instantly deployable. Whether it’s monitoring a sailboat on a mooring or your boat when you are tying up at the local waterside restaurant for a few hours, you will have one less worry. ($179)

ArmIt MaxNotiFi Dry Contact Sensor can monitor whether doors, windows, cabinets, hatches or dock boxes are open or closed, offering protection against thieves, vandals and all intruders. ($169.99)

ArmIt MotionCam Pro can further protect your boat from intruders. It’s a color day/night motion activated camera that is completely portable and operates on 2AA batteries. If an intruder enters a protected area, the MotionCam Pro snaps a photo and the ArmIt sends a text or email photo alert right to your smartphone. ($279.99)

ArmIt’s monitoring service plans, which give your boat the ability to essentially call you when there is a problem, start as low as $69.99 annually — about the price of a well-stocked cooler of beer and chips.

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Now that boating season is here its time to monitor your boat. Get instant messages to your smartphone when a problem occurs. Get the ARMIT Marine BilgeMAX kit just $199.99. Boat saved by the great work of Sea Tow Delmarva

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ArmIt Marine founder Mitchell C. Arthur talks with Captain Lou of the radio show Nautical Talk at the Newport International Boat Show about the new suite of boat sensors the company has just launched.

Mitch explains how ArmIt’s easily installed BilgeMax sensor works to keep your boat afloat when you are not there to monitor it. The autonomous sensor is self-contained, with its own battery and cellular modem inside. When it detects trouble, it places a call to ArmIt central monitoring, which then forwards that call to you via text, email, or a live operator, based on your preferences. The whole sequence takes just a minute.

ArmIt Marine sensors give you peace of mind when you are away from your docked boat. All for $69.99 a year — the price of a well-stocked cooler of beer and some chips.

Have a listen. Then learn more here.

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Brewer Marina Bay Boston — New England’s premier marina — has signed on to be an ARMIT Marine Partner. The marina is recommending ARMIT Marine’s remote boat monitoring systems to its customers.

The marina’s general manager says he’s excited to get information about the products out to his customers.

ARMIT Marine offers battery operated cellular sensors that guard your boat 24/7 annually for $69.99, roughly the same price as two cases of beer and a few bags of chips.

Whether you have a 21-foot outboard, a 35-foot cruiser or 42-foot catamaran, industry data shows that the majority of sinking/water incidents take place while you’re away, and your boat’s docked.


ARM IT MARINE provides a suite of wireless smart sensors. With ARM IT wireless and sensor technology, you’ll be able to monitor high water levels remotely without draining your battery or relying on an electrical outlet. It’s totally self-sufficient.

Learn more about other ways ARM IT Marine can protect your boat.



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Let ArmIt Marine bring reliable, global Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to your boat. ArmIt Marine gives you 24/7. next-generation connected boat products that provide private boat owners, fleet managers and boat manufacturers with remote access to vital information about their boats, ensuring peace of mind and a better boating experience.

With IoT connectivity,ArmIt Marine’s new Bilge Max monitor and hatch sensors will provide boaters the ability to monitor, track, control and secure their boats no matter where they are in the world, eliminating worry and enhancing the boat ownership experience. ArmIt Marine customers receive instant alerts via smartphone, tablet or computer if a critical event occurs, such as unauthorized entry or water leakage into the boat’s bilge.

ArmIt Marine’s wireless autonomous sensors allow boaters the peace of mind that their boats are always secure.

ArmIt Marine’s suite of autonomous sensors paired with its robust global network can give boaters peace of mind even when  they are miles away from their vessel.

Learn more about ArmIt Marine.

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A rash of boat break-ins has hit the Marblehead Marina in Mass. this month. Boaters are losing expensive gear like tuna rigs, electronics, and Yeti coolers. The thief is striking in the middle of the night when no one is watching. Nine boats were hit in one week.

At ArmIt Marine we have solutions that could help the boat owners at Marblehead and every marina across the country.

ArmIt offers a simple, low-cost suite of remote monitoring sensors to guard your boat 24/7. We watch out for you and your belongings. ArmIt Notifi will send you a text alert when someone opens a hatch or cabin door on your docked or moored boat. ArmIt motion cameras placed inside your boat will take a picture of the intruder in real time and alert you.

You could then notify police and help catch the crook red-handed.

Don’t be victimized. Let ArmIt protect your boat 24/7 and stop thieves in their tracks.

Learn more about how ArmIt Marine can protect your boat.


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An ARMIT Marine remote monitoring system might have saved this boat from sinking in Florida.

Boating enthusiasts know this: 80 percent of all vessels that sink go under while tied to the dock. Just like this 30-foot cabin cruiser tied up behind a home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. a few weeks ago.

By the time neighbors on the busy canal noticed something was wrong, the stern of the boat was submerged, and the rest of the cruiser was sticking up out of the water. Fuel leaked into the canal, meaning a costly clean-up was needed along with an expensive boat salvage.

The cause of all this: An electrical short in the bilge, according to investigators who responded to the scene.

It’s a boat owner’s nightmare. But one that could be headed off with a low-cost reliable new system from ARM IT Marine, a provider of remote monitoring sensors for your boats. The battery-operated cellular sensors are easy to install. They connect using ARM IT’s secure network, and they work anywhere in the world you need them.

What this might have meant for this poor boat owner: Within a minute of any trouble with the bilge or water level changes, the sensors would have sent a signal to the ARM IT IoT-Monitoring™network and a text alert and email notifications would have been sent to the owner.  Help could have arrived while the boat was still upright, saving a lot of trouble.

Best news of all: This ArmIT Marine monitoring service costs less each year than two cases of beer and a few bags of chips.

Not a bad price for peace of mind. Learn more about how ARM IT can protect your boat.

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