Clever hand-held thermal camera now available for just $1299! FLIR’s new Ocean Scout TK handheld thermal camera is not only incredibly clever, it is now available in New Zealand for just $1199!
No indicators required with Ultraflex’s intuitive new trim tab joystick Ultraflex’s latest MTC trim tabs come with a new small footprint, low profile joystick that is so intuitive there is no need for any sort of trim indicators.
Bluefin LED appoint Lusty & Blundell as exclusive NZ distributors Bluefin LED appoint Lusty & Blundell as exclusive NZ distributors
Raymarine’s new Quantum radar delivers superior short & long range imaging Raymarine’s new Quantum CHIRP radar, the first recreational marine radar dome to feature CHIRP pulse compression technology, is setting a high new standard for compact solid state radar.
New Raymarine Dragonfly 7 Pro: this one does it all! Raymarine’s new Dragonfly 7 Pro is the perfect MFD (multi-function display) for small to medium sized powerboats, kayaks and PWCs.

Dragonfly 7 Pro combines Raymarine’s advanced dual-channel CHIRP Down Vision sonar, conventional sonar, precision GPS chartplotting AND built in Wi-Fi in an all-weather 7” high-definition LED backlit display!
Raymarine’s innovative new AX8 system: clever marine thermal monitoring Raymarine’s innovative new AX8 marine thermal monitoring system gives skippers a completely new and safer way to keep an eye on their vessel’s engine room and mechanical systems.
Latest free LightHouse II upgrade includes collision avoidance, WiFi updates & more The latest free upgrade to Raymarine’s acclaimed LightHouse II operating system (Release 15) supports direct software updates over Wi-Fi, improves collision avoidance and allows skippers to monitor their engine room using the new FLIR AX8 marine thermal camera system
L&B’s sophisticated new Empirbus system offers clever, affordable digital switching
Lusty and Blundell’s new Empirbus digital switching offers the elegance, sophistication and convenience of advanced home automation in an affordable, easy-to-use system suitable for both trailer boats and larger vessels.

Empirbus digital switching allows skippers to control all of their electrical and electronic systems (lighting, nav lights, wipers, horns, entertainment and security systems and even air-conditioning) from a single 6-19in multifunction display, smartphone or tablet.
Raymarine releases exciting new easy-to-use high-performing, eS Series MFDs Raymarine’s new advanced eS Series of HybridTouch™ multifunction displays (MFDs) features three high-performance navigation displays offering unprecedented control and ease-of-use in sleek, ergonomic designs.
L&B further expands customer service team Lusty and Blundell Ltd, New Zealand’s largest supplier of marine products and systems, has further expanded their customer service team, adding very experienced marine salesman, Nic Clark.
VETUS’ new extended run-time thrusters VETUS’ new extended run-time thrusters are ideal for use with the new all-in-one joystick controls or in adverse conditions such as strong tidal flows or high winds.

Conventional electric bow or stern thrusters that can only operate for 2-4 minutes at a time before over-heating. However, thanks to specially designed new 24v motors, which develop the same thrust force with only a fraction of the heat build up, VETUS’ new extended run-time thrusters can safely operate continuously for 7 to 10 minutes!
Raymarine’s Advanced Sailing Tools: sail smarter & sail to win Lighthouse II Release 14, the latest free update to Raymarine’s acclaimed operating system, is sure to excite both serious and recreational sailors.

Featuring Raymarne’s new Advanced Sailing Tools, the latest update turns virtually any Raymarine MFD (Multi Function Display) into an on-board sailing coach.
L&B and Raymarine on board for Big Angry Fish, Season 4 Lusty and Blundell and Raymarine will once again be on board when the 4th season of the popular fishing show, Big Angry Fish, begins at 5pm on Sunday, July 26 on TV3.

The show, for the first time, will feature 13 one-hour episodes and follow stars Milan Radonich and Nathan O’Hearn on their never ending hunt for trophy fish in the harbours, rivers and coastal waters of New Zealand and Australia.
L&B Appoints New National Sales Manager Lusty and Blundell Ltd, New Zealand’s largest distributor of leading brand marine products and systems, has appointed key account manager Darryl Whitmore as their new sales manager.

Whitmore, a leading marine industry salesman for more than 17 years, joined Lusty and Blundell in 2013.
Low-profile bilge pump for recreational boating. Rule brand LoPro brings pumping power to tight spaces. Versatile, powerful and designed for small areas, Xylem’s Rule brand LoPro Series Bilge is now available at Lusty and Blundell. Xylem, a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, developed the pump to provide the boating community with a highly customizable solution.
Westerbeke’s new EFI Low-CO Generators ideal for outboard-powered boats Owners of large outboard-powered trailer boats and other petrol driven vessels can now enjoy the convenience of an efficient, powerful generator without having to bother about a second fuel source.

Westerbeke’s new EFI Low-CO (Low Carbon Monoxide Emissions) generators are perfect for those wanting to safely run air conditioning, electric water heaters, small dive compressors and any other electrical appliances.
Raymarine’s new CP570 CHIRP Sonar: a professional module for serious fishers Unlike conventional sonars and fishfinders, Raymarine’s new CP570 Professional CHIRP Sonar Module can operate in two different parts of the water column, shallow and deep, at the same time — and do so at very high ping rates.
Raymarine’s new high quality VHFs smart, stylish and waterproof With noise-canceling technology, audiophile-quality speakers and a sharp new design, Raymarine’s new waterproof Ray50 and Ray60 VHF radios are the perfect complement for any dash, big or small.

With its small footprint and stylish design, the compact Ray50 is a powerful communication system that is perfect for smaller vessels or already-crowded helms where space is at a premium. With a full 25w of transmitting power, full-sized controls and easy-to-see LCD display, the new Ray50 features a sleek, black bezel to perfectly complement any Raymarine MFD or Glass Bridge display.
Experienced retailer & manager to head L&B electrical team Experienced retail manager and merchandiser, Bob Fassio, has become Lusty and Blundell’s new Electrical Product Manager.
Flir & Raymarine win three at prestigious NMEA awards FLIR Systems, Inc, which develops, manufactures, and markets marine products under both the FLIR and Raymarine brands, has won three prestigious awards at the annual NMEA Awards.
Versatile MasterDrive power steering makes berthing a breeze Ultraflex’s new MasterDrive power-assisted hydraulic inboard steering delivers the same level of comfort and control as boat owners experience in their vehicles.
Victron’s new Battery Balancer protects expensive battery banks Victron Energy’s new Battery Balancer is designed to protect vessels that use more than one battery to create their battery banks, for example to provide 24v or 48v power.
rescueME’s new Electronic Distress Flare a great safety device for all Ocean Signal’s new rescueME Electronic Distress Flare is a super-bright, reusable hand-held signalling device that is suitable for a wide range of outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, hiking and tramping.
Raymarine on Board Sea Cleaners Boat Raymarine electronics and rescue hand-held EPIRBs are available nationwide through Lusty & Blundell’s network of marine dealers and professional electrical installers.
Latest LightHouse II software upgrade adds more benefits for Raymarine MFDs Latest LightHouse II software upgrade
adds more benefits for Raymarine MFDs

The latest upgrade to Raymarine’s popular, easy-to-use LightHouse II interface delivers features such as Navionics Auto Routing, ECO-Mode displays (for those with Honda outboards) and the ability to run NZMariner Raster Charts. The upgrade is free to all owners of contemporary Raymarine MFDs (multi function displays).