Boating Industry’s 2022 Top Products
The newest and most innovative products across the recreational boating industry for 2022
Clarion Marine CMM-30
Clarion Marine has revealed its new-for-2022 flagship CMM-30. This full-featured, NMEA 2000 network-connected, all-in-one, multi-zone source unit boasts an ultra-modern, weatherproof chassis (IP66), and an ultra-bright color LCD display. The CMM-30 seamlessly integrates into a NMEA 2000 network and can be fully controlled from compatible Multi-Function Display systems. The system also supports control of four separate audio zones. This powered system features a built-in 100-watt (25w x 4 RMS) class D amplifier, and four-channel 3.5-volt pre-amp output for vast system expansion. System audio can be fine-tuned with a 5-band EQ. Ready for all modern audio sources, the CMM-30 is SiriusXM-ready and features a built-in AM/FM radio, Weather Band and RBDS Global Tuner. To meet the needs of digital media content, the CMM-30 includes Bluetooth 5.0 streaming, an analog AUX-input and a USB connection for smart devices or flash drives.
Dometic Marine SeaStar Mega Plate
Dometic Marine has unveiled its new Mega Plate — a meticulously engineered and robustly built electro-hydraulic jack plate system designed for today’s large, heavy and powerful outboard motors. This includes the new V12 600 horsepower engine from Mercury. Dometic’s Mega Plate expands the company’s jack plate offerings to cover gasoline engines over 400hp rating. It will be offered in 6-inch, 8-inch and 10-inch setbacks to accommodate a range of installations and will come in two versions: A standard bolt pattern for Yamaha XTO and Mercury 450R engines, and a wide bolt pattern for Mercury 500 and 600 horsepower outboards.
Ilmor Supercharged 6.2L
For boaters looking for the most powerful ride, the Ilmor Supercharged 6.2L Engine boasts 63hp and 665 lb-ft of torque, the highest ever produced by a tow sports engine. Incorporating years of experience perfecting the direct fuel injection delivery system with a build that meets the same quality standards as Ilmor’s race-winning IndyCar engines, the Ilmor Supercharged 6.2L Engine offers unparalleled power and a noticeably smoother, quieter and more responsive ride.
JL Audio MediaMaster 105
When it comes to sourcing marine-grade audio systems, boat builders that cover an international market are challenged with having different media source units that work for specific regions. This can cause issues when hull design planning and complicate the process of engineering an audio system to a boat's design. JL Audio has launched the new MediaMaster 105 and 105-HR source units to fix this problem. The MM105 and MM105-HR offer boat builders a high-performance global solution that features digital radio tuners, both for HD Radio and DAB+, making them equally capable in North America and Europe.
Mastervolt MLI Ultra 1250
Available in both 12 V and 24 V models, the MLI Ultra 1250 has a realistic lifespan of over 2000 cycles at an impressive depth of discharge (DOD) of 80%. This means five times more energy storage than lead acid batteries. The MLI Ultra 1250 can be fully recharged within 60 minutes and offers MasterBus, CZone and NMEA2000 compatible communication. The MLI Ultra 1250 battery is equipped with a sophisticated Mastervolt Battery Management System (BMS) that ensures optimal use of each individual cell. This self-learning balancing algorithm predicts the behavior of each individual battery cell and balances proactively, resulting in a faster and more efficient charge cycle.
Scanstrut Flip Pro – Fast Charge Dual USB Type-A and Type-C Socket (12/24V)
Flip Pro is an ultra-fast charge dual USB charger, featuring a Type-A and Type-C socket. It solves the problem that many boat builders face of corrosion with the current standard USB offering found on every boat. When not in use, the spring-loaded cap remains tightly closed, protecting the ports from the elements. When charging, it quickly locks open to protect your cables when plugged in. It will charge at up 36W on a 12V system or up to 60W on a 24V system. Featuring a super-compact footprint, Flip Pro is constructed from premium, marine-grade materials. and is IPX4 waterproof, making it completely washdown-ready.
Torqeedo Cruise 3.0 & 6.0 Electric Motors
For 2022, Torqeedo has made a full product line upgrade for its Cruise-series outboard and pod-drive electric motors delivering up to 50% more power. The Cruise electric drives, ranging from 6 to 25hp equivalent versions, have a completely reworked electrical design with enhanced thermal behavior, a more robust aluminum pylon with integral fin, ultra-quiet and durable helical gears and improved tiller functionality. The Cruise 6.0 and 12.0 kW models are now offered with Torqeedo’s TorqLink advanced communications system which allows faster and more accurate data sharing between system components.