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Whale-Strike Survivor Relives Dramatic Rescue

Southampton, UK, 15 September, 2017 – A British skipper whose yacht was sunk after a whale strike this year will highlight the importance of carrying an EPIRB when he relives his dramatic rescue at Southampton Boat Show on the Force 4 Chandlery Stand J227. David Bowes, from Pocklington, East Yorks, and two crew members, made national headlines when they were forced to abandon 15m sailing yacht De…

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Labor Day Ends Summer But Does Not End Boating Safety Efforts

ACR Electronics, Inc., the global leader in safety and survival technologies, along with Sea Tow International, remind boaters that Labor Day ends summer, but does not end boating safety efforts. Sea Tow and ACR Electronics have partnered to further enhance Sea Tow’s radio check program by adding brief yet informative beacon safety messages such as: beacon owners please test your beacon every c…

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ACR Electronics Acquires United Moulders Ltd.

ACR Electronics, Inc., confirmed it has acquired United Moulders Ltd. (UML), a United Kingdom based designer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art lifejacket inflating devices. UML designs a range of automatic and manual lifejacket inflation systems that are approved for integration into lifejackets manufactured around the world for the commercial, leisure and military maritime markets. “At ACR w…

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