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Many users of our product use them from day to day without ever getting the full potential of what they can do, which is a shame, because five minutes looking at a one of the videos listed below can show you possibilities you may not have even considered! If you like what you learn then please consider subscribing to the channel (Link at the bottom of this page) then you should be notified by YouTube when a new video is released.


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This is the basic guide of how to use Boat Track's GPS Tracking Software to track a Boat, RIB, or other Marine Vessel. If you feel the video is going to fast, please remember hitting the space bar on many browser will freeze the screen. (A General Introduction to the Software (more sales than education)).




This tutorial shows you the basics of fitting a vessel tracking GPS Tracker including what size fuse and and some suggestions where to collect power from. All trackers must be able to Electronically see the sky, or the will not work correctly, so mounting is very important. Also the power feeds to the Tracking Device should be correctly fused just in case the feed wire get trapped, or worn through over time. Weatherproof Trackers can be mounted outside as long as they are not going to get submerged, internal ones must mounted inside and under fibreglass, wood, or plastic.




This is a more technical tutorial than usual because it involves 'interfering' with your vessel's wiring, as we show you how to use one of Boat Track's GPS trackers to tell your when your Bilge Pump is working even though you are not on board. We strongly recommend you seek the help of a qualified electrician unless you are familiar with electronics yourself.




This tutorial shows you how ‘Events’ work and an inexpensive way to convert email warnings into SMS TEXTS that appear on your phone when the event is triggered by things like alarms, speeding, or the vessel leaving a predefined area.




The Boat Track program sticks to the M2M convention of referring to items being tracked as 'objects', because you can put a GPS tracker into almost anything, although in our case it is usually a Marine Vessel. This short tutorial shows you how to change the vessels Icon for another one and gives you a link to some new ones to select which you can download at https://www.boattrack.co.uk/help/moreicons.zip




Basic Geo-fencing to protect your vessel - This tutorial will walk you through setting up a very basic Geo-fence around a boat in Malta and then an Event that will trigger an audio warning, a message on you map screen and send you an email to tell you the vessel has left the Geo-fence Zone.




This short tutorial shows you how to change the vessels name and add other owner information., as stated before we stick to the M2M convention of referring to items being tracked as 'objects', because you can put a GPS tracker into almost anything, in our case Marine Vessels like a Cruiser, Sail Ship or RIB.




Using the Speed Graph option to show what your boat has historically done This short tutorial deals with speed and especially on how to use the 'Graph Option' in Boat Tracks history section.




This tutorial uses a car (because it easier for this demo) to explain in more detail how the Data Tab in our software works. It also shows you how to add reported fields, a speedo and even images to get more out of your program.




This tutorial shows you how to use your Boat Track GPS tracker to monitor the state of your vessel's battery. It then goes on and shows you how to use the Tracker's Analogue input to also measure a second standby battery if you have one. Please note it uses io66 and io9 which not all units will have activated and so if you cannot see them in the the io choice then contact Boat Track for more help.




By default the Boat Track application keeps a record of your GPS location for up to 3 months, after that it is deleted because of the cost of storage. This short tutorial shows you how to save that history to your hard drive before it is lost and where it can remain and be replayed forever.



This video is a guide on how to make a simple alarm trigger to send a message that someone is onboard your moored vessel. It uses a magnet to hold a reed relay switch closed until someone opens a door, or a hatch. The beauty being that each time you go onboard you will be testing it yourself and confirming everything is in order.


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