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IBBI names Garmin 2018 Supplier of the Year

Garmin International, Inc. announced that it received the prestigious Supplier of the Year distinction from the Independent Boat Builders, Inc. (IBBI), the industry’s largest purchasing cooperative comprised of a 19-member network of leading boat brands that collectively build nearly 25 percent of all boats sold in the U.S. The IBBI Supplier of the Year award recognizes one company’s outstanding service ...

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Garmin introduces new ECHOMAP Ultra series

Garmin International, Inc. announced the ECHOMAP Ultra series, a new line of keyed-assist 10- and 12-inch touchscreen chartplotters designed to bring professional performance to inland and nearshore anglers. The ECHOMAP Ultra series has built-in support for Garmin’s Ultra High-Definition scanning sonar as well as the Panoptix LiveScope series, including the new single-array LVS12, that delivers live scanning sonar images of structure, bait ...

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Garmin introduces slate of marine products, accessories, services

Garmin International, Inc. recently announced BlueChart g3 and LakeVü g3, a new line of cartography products for coastal and inland boating that blend the best of both Garmin and Navionics content together for the first time to deliver unparalleled coverage and detail. The new BlueChart g3 charts and LakeVü g3 maps will also be the first preloaded cartography to offer ...

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Garmin selects KVH to provide marine satellite TV antenna systems

Garmin International, Inc. and KVH Industries, Inc. announced an arrangement to offer two marine satellite TV antenna systems made by KVH as part of a Garmin marine network package. The two dome products—the GTV5 powered by KVH and the GTV6 powered by KVH—will be offered by Garmin to select recreational boat builders and select high-end installing leisure marine electronics dealers. ...

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Sportsman Boats selects Garmin as exclusive marine electronics supplier

Garmin International, Inc. announced Sportsman Boats has selected Garmin to be the exclusive electronics supplier to outfit its full line of center console and bay boats ranging from 20 to 31-feet, beginning model year 2019. Sportsman builds a growing line of family-friendly center console boats and will offer Garmin electronics standard on each of its 17 models, including the Open ...

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Garmin expands Fantom radar offerings

Garmin International, Inc. announced the GMR FantomTM 54/56 and Fantom 124/126 – the next evolution in its solid-state pulse compression radar series with MotionScope Doppler technology, offering 50W and 120W of power output respectively. Garmin Fantom radars were the first to allow mariners to see targets moving instantaneously thanks to MotionScope technology. Now, with more than double the power output ...

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Garmin selected as IBBI exclusive marine electronics supplier

Garmin International, Inc. announced that is has been selected as the exclusive marine electronics supplier for the Independent Boat Builders, Inc. (IBBI), the industry’s largest purchasing cooperative comprised of a 19-member network of leading boat brands. Collectively, IBBI members build 20 percent of all boats sold in the U.S., and beginning Model Year 2019, the agreement will give members direct ...

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Garmin launches OneHelm boat system

Garmin International, Inc. recently announced its new OneHelm system, an integrated solution designed for third-party companies that brings the power and convenience of controlling onboard boat systems like digital switching, lighting, stabilization, and more, to a Garmin multifunction display (MFD). This solution makes the boating experience more automated and fluent at the helm, while also eliminating the need for multiple ...

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Sea Hunt Boat Company selects Garmin as electronics supplier

Garmin International, Inc. announced that Sea Hunt Boat Company has selected Garmin to be an electronics supplier to outfit its full line of center console boats ranging from 18-30 feet. Beginning immediately, Sea Hunt will offer its customers several Garmin marine electronics packages, many of which include the new GPSMAP 1242xsv Touch chartplotter/sonar all-in-one combo. Garmin and Sea Hunt will ...

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