Tag Archives: Electronics

Simrad partners with Chaparral and Robalo

Simrad recently announced it has been selected as the exclusive marine electronics supplier for Chaparral/Robalo boats. For model year 2021, Simrad will be the only marine electronics option on all 27 Chaparral models and all 22 Robalo models. Simrad systems are now also standard fit on the Robalo R360 center console and the R317 dual-console boats, as well as on 10 Chaparral models: ...

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C-MAP launches new site for recreational boaters

C-MAP announced the launch of the new C-MAP website catered to recreational boaters. C-MAP said the new website, www.c-map.com, features content covering the entire C-MAP range, is optimized for mobile devices and delivers an enhanced user experience – making it easier for consumers to find the chart they need via new location, chart or device compatibility searches. Consumers who want to ...

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Regulator adds Fusion to Garmin partnership

Garmin International, Inc. announced that Regulator Marine has selected Fusion to be its premier entertainment supplier to outfit its full line of offshore sportfishing center console boats beginning model year 2021. Regulator announced to its dealers last week that both Garmin electronics, and stereos, speakers and amplifiers from Fusion, a Garmin brand, will now be standard equipment on all Regulator ...

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NMEA Summer training goes virtual

The NMEA (National Marine Electronics Association) is now offering live, online summer training to the marine electronics world. The instructor-led installer certification classes are live and last 6 - 8 hours. "The timing will accommodate installers all across the world," said Mark Reedenauer, NMEA's president and executive director. The delivery method for the training is GoToWebinar, where students view and ...

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Navico inks Coast Guard deal through 2025

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands announced today it has signed a five-year agreement with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to provide C-MAP cartography under the USCG’s Small Boat Product Line (SBPL). Navico said it was selected for a competitive award by the USCG for products that met all of their technical needs.  Navico’s C-MAP will deliver cartography ...

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Garmin launches new marine smartwatch

Garmin International Inc. announced the quatix 6, its next-generation marine GPS smartwatch series designed specifically for life on the water. More than a watch, the quatix 6 combines all of the features of Garmin’s flagship fēnix 6 GPS smartwatch with specialized boating, fishing, cruising and sailing capabilities, including comprehensive connectivity with compatible Garmin chartplotters and other marine electronics to offer ...

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Garmin and Fusion unveil redesigned signature series speakers, subwoofers

Garmin International, Inc. announced it has redesigned its Fusion-branded Signature Series marine speakers and subwoofers with LED lighting that delivers what the companies claim is an unprecedented spectrum of color variations to complement each unique boat and style. Building on the success of the Signature Series product line, the new Fusion Signature Series 3 combines traditional red, green and blue LEDs with ...

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iLive Truly Wire-free Earbuds

We’ll be the first to admit, headphones (of any kind) weren’t the first thing to come to mind when it comes to products to go with the boating lifestyle. However, after putting more thought to it — and after testing the iLive Truly Wire-free Earbuds — we began to see more and more use. Sometimes you just don’t want to ...

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SmartPlug Systems names new global VP of sales and marketing

SmartPlug Systems, manufacturer of safety-focused shore power delivery systems for the recreational and commercial marine, RV and specialty vehicle markets, has hired Ron Bailey as its new global VP of sales and marketing. He joins the company during a transitional period as incumbent Terry Gilliland prepares his retirement in early 2020. Tony Barber, CEO, made the announcement. Bailey brings decades ...

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Brunswick aims to represent marine industry at CES 2020

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced that it will make its debut as an exhibitor at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 7-10, 2020.  Brunswick said it will highlight its technology leadership in recreational boating while showing how its ACES strategy of autonomy, connectivity, electrification and shared access will help define the future of the marine industry.  ...

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