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FarSounder celebrates 20 years

FarSounder Team

2021 marks two decades that FarSounder has been dedicated to developing their unique 3D Forward Looking Sonar technology (3D FLS). Back in 2001, the founders saw a need for a solution to answer the question of what is in front of my vessel underwater right now. This real-world issue has since been mitigated with their innovative Argos navigation sonar systems.  ...

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The smart boat

By Adam Quandt Boats are getting smarter. This is a trend that isn’t going away. Over the last five or so years, we’ve heard the term the “connected boat” more and more across the industry. But what is the connected boat and what does it mean for the future of the industry and boating as a whole? As technology and ...

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Navico appoints chief sustainability officer

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands, announced the hiring of its first-ever chief sustainability officer this week as the company has made sustainability one of its core strategic pillars globally across its brands, products, operations and production. Tara Norton joins Navico as chief sustainability officer from French multinational Engie Impact, where she worked with its corporate and ...

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FLIR Systems introduces Raymarine YachtSense

FLIR Systems, Inc. recently announced Raymarine YachtSense, an advanced digital control system affording total command and complete awareness of a vessel’s electrical systems. The manufacturer says the modular nature of the YachtSense system redefines the future of vessel automation for boat builders and technical installers. YachtSense offers scalable, customizable and failsafe marine automation through intuitive control of onboard systems via any ...

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NMEA releases latest protocol, OneNet Standard

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has released its latest protocol, the NMEA OneNet Standard, Version 1.000. This is an open industry standard based on Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) and the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Local Area Network. The standard brings together years of committee efforts and is designed for standardized IP networking of marine electronic devices on and off ...

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Manitou selects Fusion for standard audio equipment for MY 2021

Garmin International, Inc. announced that Manitou Pontoon Boats will install marine audio packages from Fusion Entertainment, a Garmin Brand, as the standard-fit for select model year 2021 pontoon boats. Manitou exclusively offers the GarminECHOMAP UHD 73sv and GPSMAP chartplotters for its entire lineup and will add a range of Fusion Entertainment stereos, speakers and amplifiers for the upcoming boating season. ...

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Garmin announces OnDeck remote connectivity solution

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Garmin International Inc. announced its new OnDeck™ System, a remote monitoring and management solution that gives boaters 24/7 access to critical and timely information about their vessel. When paired with the ActiveCaptain® app, OnDeck keeps users connected to their vessel by monitoring the boat’s battery status, bilge activity, door/hatch sensors, GPS location and more. For extra peace of mind, configurable ...

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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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