Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced that Regulator Marine has selected Garmin to be its premier electronics supplier to outfit its full line of offshore sportfishing center console boats beginning model year 2020. Garmin electronics will be standard equipment on all Regulator boats ranging from 23 to 41 feet, including the new Regulator 26XO center console crossover, the company announced at its annual dealer meeting, July 23-25.
“It’s truly an honor to know that every new Regulator boat leaving the factory will include Garmin electronics,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales. “Garmin and Regulator share a passion for designing and engineering products without compromise, and we’re confident that having our award-winning electronics onboard will meet and exceed the needs of the Regulator customer.”
“We are honored to offer our customers what we believe are the finest electronics available today. Every new 2020 model year Regulator will come standard with a Garmin electronics package. From quality to innovation, our customers want it all and we know from our years of experience working together, that Garmin is the perfect fit,” said Joan Maxwell, Regulator Marine president and co-founder.
Regulator will be factory-installing the GPSMAP 8600 chartplotter series, offering display sizes ranging from 12- to 17-inches, with models 28-feet and over offering dual 16- or 17-inch displays.
Other electronics selected by Regulator include the GMR xHD2 open array radar series and the Reactor 40 Hydraulic Autopilot with SmartPump.
Several fishing and convenience upgrade packages are also available to ensure customers can choose additional electronics to fit their needs.