Remote Vessel Monitoring and Control

See boat status, receive alerts and control devices. Including smartAIS SOTDMA transponder.

Monitoring built-in. No extra boxes.


Monitoring is included in the Cortex V1. The worlds most advanced VHF.


Monitoring is included in the Cortex M1. Class B SOTDMA smartAIS transponder.

Out of the box monitoring

Cortex includes built-in sensors. Simply monitor and receive alerts. Monitor even more by connecting to your NMEA 2000 network.

Battery Level

An integrated battery sensor. Set alerts for low voltage so you can avoid damage to your batteries caused by prolonged discharge.

Wind Indicator

NMEA 2000 connectivity enables Cortex to keep an eye on wind conditions, so you can be alerted when wind speed or direction changes.

Water Depth

Remotely monitor depth changes and set alarms.

Barometric Pressure

Monitor changing weather conditions with the integrated barometric pressure sensor.

Anchor Watch

Monitor safe anchorage with Anchor Watch, an intelligent system that alerts you if your boat's anchor is dragging.

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An integrated GPS enables you to see the position of your boat and set geofence alerts.

Add external sensors and controls

Cortex is compatible with 3rd party sensors and control relays, giving you the control and information you want for your boat.

Bilge Water Level

Monitor for high water level by adding a sensor.

Heating and Cooling

Add a relay to remotely activate air conditioning.

Shore Power Status

Add a sensor to check you are connected to shore power so your boat and devices are powered up.

Boat Security

Add motion, magnetic door or pressure sensors to detect entry to your boat.


Add a relay control and a monitor plan to remotely activate deck lights. Make it easy to spot your boat in a crowded anchorage.

Bilge Pump

Monitor pump cycles by adding a sensor.

Refrigeration/Ice Maker

Add a relay to remotely activate your refrigeration or ice-maker.

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Real time

See the status of your boat in real time. Updated every 5 minutes instead of every 12 hours.


Receive immediate alerts on your smartphone or tablet via the Cortex Monitor app.


Remotely control devices like lights, aircon and icemakers on your boat by connecting them to Cortex.

Anchor Watch

Know your boat is safely anchored. Receive alerts if your anchor drags or there is a change in wind speed, direction or water depth.

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Know where your boat is and get an alert if it moves outside a designated area.