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Beyond the Basics

Many times, I’ve wished I could step away from the helm of my boat but still control the engines from a better vantage point, or from where I wanted to handle a line. I was, therefore, eager to try Dockmate’s wireless remote system.

Dockmate has installed several thousand systems worldwide since 2012, but the brand just came to the

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