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The Business.  Farallon Electronics specializes in the design, sale and distribution of equipment and services to marine, commercial and emergency service organizations.  Our emphasis is on communications, instrumentation and navigation systems with a mission to provide unique, high quality products and personal service to discerning clients.  Each of our staff is knowledgeable in their particular field and an experienced business professional.  Farallon Electronics was created in 1989 in Sausalito California.


Equipment .

  • Communications - PACTOR HF/SSB modems, FleetBroadband and Iridium satellite terminals.
  • Instrumentation Performance sailing electronics from select manufacturers, advanced sensor technology, unique performance enhancing parts.
  • Navigation GPS/DGPS/WAAS systems, IMU compass systems.


  • From the concept stage of a new project, large or small, we take your vision and blend our design knowledge to engineer a package that meets the project needs and budget.  We will interface with the project architects in order to obtain the end result you expect.  We pride ourselves on simple yet elegant solutions to the most complicated designs.
  • We specialize; meaning, we don't sell every product or service on the market.  We are very good with the products and services we do represent.

What we don't do.  Heating, cooling, sanitation and watermaking systems are not products or services we offer.



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Eric Steinberg is President and founder of Farallon Electronics.  He is an FCC licensed marine electronics technician with extensive experience on custom yachts.  Eric specializes in three areas, 1) product development and system design, 2) grand prix racing yacht systems from One Design to Americas Cup and 3) video technology from the broadcast television industry.  Eric has won an Emmy award, shares in two patents and has numerous accolades for his work and products.


Gary Wood is a life long ham radio operator (K6AUD) and former retail electronics store owner. Gary is our PACTOR modem and HF radio specialist.  Having helped with 1000s of modem sales, Gary is our resident Pactor modem and HF radio expert.  His work contributed to Farallon winning an innovation award from Sail Magazine for PACTOR modems.


Kelly Page is our Accounting Manager and Office Admin, wearing almost all the "hats" we have.  Kelly is the financial contact for vendors (AR / AP).




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