Gulf Coast Hatteras, Milton Cat, Ransome Cat & Saunders Yachtworks Now Offer Remote Satellite Service & Protection
Cat® Marine Power customers from New England to the Gulf Coast of the U.S. now have more convenient access to the gplink® real-time vessel monitoring and support system thanks to reseller agreements recently signed with Gulf Coast Hatteras, Milton Cat, Ransome Cat & Saunders Yachtworks. As Caterpillar Marine dealers and Authorized Cat Service Centers, becoming gplink® resellers will strengthen customer relationships by helping to protect and maximize the ROI for their engine assets.
“This latest round of reseller sign-ons demonstrates our commitment to both the recreational and commercial boating markets by providing them with local installation access to our world-wide gplink® coverage, commented gplink’s Business Development Manager, Dan Webb. “Demand for our location tracking and on-demand diagnostics has risen substantially with the ever-increasing cost of fuel and down-time being more costly than ever. We are thrilled to have long-standing Caterpillar affiliates help us meet this demand and make boating a wise investment on every level.”
About gplink Resellers
Gulf Coast Hatteras
Headquartered in Orange Beach, Alabama, Gulf Coast Hatteras is the Northern Gulf dealer for new vessel sales of Hatteras and Cabo Yachts. In addition to new vessel sales, they offer full yacht brokerage services and operate a service facility of factory trained service technicians. Their network of offices, brokers and service team cover Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, the Florida Panhandle, and north to the Great Lake states.
Milton Cat is the authorized Caterpillar dealer for Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and upstate New York. Milton Cat’s Marine division specializes in all aspects of Marine propulsion and auxiliary engine applications, for commercial and pleasure craft vessels.
One of the largest and oldest family owned companies in the Philadelphia area, Ransome became a Caterpillar dealer in 1931 serving eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and northern Delaware. With an entrenched understanding that a Cat engine’s uptime is critical for the life of their customer’s business, Ransome Cat is ready to help whether it’s a commercial fishing vessel, an ore carrier, or a tug boat.
Serving the Orange Beach & Gulf Shores Alabama boating communities since 1959, Saunders Yachtworks operates two full-service yards equipped with 60- and 150-ton lifts and fully-enclosed service buildings at both locations. Their highly regarded factory authorized diesel engine teams are experienced in engineering & installation. Service for all electronic, hydraulic and mechanical operating systems, as well as ABYC certified service for AC, refrigeration, sanitation and watermaker systems are just a few of the near-unlimited services offered at Saunders Yachtworks.
gplink utilizes dual band technology with GSM communications, as well as the Iridium satellite system for location tracking, monitoring and emergency notification. gplink uses both of these extensive networks to provide worldwide coverage, and ensure that connections are not only reliable but affordable too.
Through the gplink secure internet interface at gplink.com the location and status of a vessel are accessible at anytime from any location. Certified Cat technicians are available as necessary to provide technical assistance in the event of an issue. With gplink on duty, Cat technicians will enhance boating experiences by keeping customers on the water.