Remote security and monitoring
Leave without letting go.
Built by people who know security, BRNKL monitors and secures your boat or RV when you’re away. Check in from the dock, home, or halfway around the world. Stay connected from your mobile device or computer web browser.
Leave without letting go.
BRNKL offers boat security and monitoring so you can enjoy peace of mind whether you’re at the dock, at home, or on the water.
See what’s happening when you’re away. Take and view photos* anytime—or automatically when an intruder enters** or other event happens.
Stay connected to your boat. Monitor location, battery voltage, ignition switch, bilge pump activity, and other critical conditions. Add security sensors and other devices to protect your boat and know even more.
Know when it happens. Find out when a battery gets low, your critical systems need attention, or some other event happens. Get real-time notifications on your mobile device, an email, or both.
Cross borders. Roam without roaming charges, SIM card swaps, or configuration hassles.
*Requires a compatible camera.
**Requires a compatible security sensor.
How others use BRNKL
Frequently Asked Questions
BRNKL (barnacle) is a security system for your boat or RV that does four things:
Surveillance | Add a camera to take and view photos anytime—or automatically when an intruder enters or other event happens.
Monitoring | Built-in sensors monitor location, temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, pitch, heel, and impact. It also comes ready to monitor batteries, bilge pumps, and ignition switches. With accessories, you can add even more devices.
Alerts | Turn on alerts and get notifications on your mobile device or email when something happens.
Coverage | Roam without roaming charges, SIM card swaps, or configuration hassles
How does BRNKL communicate?
BRNKL communicates over a global 5G, LTE-M, NB-IoT, and 2G cellular network using a built-in SIM card.
BRNKL installs behind a circuit breaker panel helm, near batteries, bilge switches, and shore power connections. Wiring connects BRNKL to these systems.
What can I monitor?
BRNKL’s comes ready to monitor:
- Cabin temperature
- Cabin humidity
- Barometric pressure
- Pitch angle
- Heel angle
- Battery (bank) voltage (up to 4)
- Bilge pump activity (up to 4)
- Ignition switch activity
Add and monitor these devices with available accessories:
- Camera (photos)
- Security sensors
- Shore power connection
- Water leak sensors
- Wireless devices
Do I get notifications?
Turn on alerts to get a notification on your mobile device when something happens. You can also have alerts by email, or both.
Can I set up BRNKL myself?
Probably. If you are comfortable with 12V electronics, setting up BRNKL take you between 2-4 hours. Our setup guides and videos can be found at help.brnkl.io.
Build the perfect security and monitoring system for your boat
We would be happy to walk you through the BRNKL app, the installation process, and help build a system suited for your boat. Fill out the contact form below and we’ll reach out to you to schedule a 15-minute video call or phone call.