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Navico makes sales leadership appointments

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Navico – parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands – recently announced the appointment of Sean Hatherley to the top sales leadership role for the Americas, Senior Vice President of Sales.  Bringing more than 30 years of industry experience and a passion for boating and business development to his new role, Hatherley will oversee all retail, distribution, technical installer and ...

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Navico establishes new presence in key marine market

Navico opens new Florida office

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands announced the opening of a new U.S. office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The new office allows Navico to enhance its presence in Florida and work more closely with resellers, dealers, boat builders, consumers and major shows. It will offer pre-sales guidance, post-sale support, extensive in-house recreational and commercial product technical training ...

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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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Q&A with Navico’s Odin Sletten

Odin Sletten recently retired after 41 years of service with Navico, parent company of global brands like B&G, C-MAP, Lowrance and Simrad. Over his many years, Sletten contributed to some of Navico’s biggest developments and saw marine electronics change immensely. Boating Industry had the opportunity to ask Sletten about his time in the marine industry. Boating Industry: What first drew ...

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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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Simrad BoatConnect provides remote, real-time vessel monitoring

Simrad BoatConnect™ informs boat owners of their boat’s location, battery level, trip history and more. Delivering important updates on a boat’s status to a compatible smartphone, BoatConnect is comprised of an easy-to-install hub and an easy-to-use app. Once installed, the solution provides at-a-glance information to enhance the boating experience. Users can quickly access real-time weather in the vicinity of their ...

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B&G, Simrad announce new VHF radios with AIS capabilities

B&G announced the release of its first VHF radio with a fully integrated Class B AIS transceiver, the V60-B VHF radio. For the first time, a VHF radio can transmit your vessel’s position over AIS. The V60-B has a large screen, intuitive interface, built-in AIS Class B transceiver, a front-mountable design for easy installation and optional wireless handsets with inductive ...

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Navico mourns passing of Darrell Lowrance

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands, announced the passing of Darrell J. Lowrance, founder of its Lowrance brand.    Darrell served as President and CEO of Lowrance Electronics from 1964 to 2006, and was responsible for many breakthroughs in marine electronics. In addition to the first recreational sonar product for anglers – the Fish-Lo-K-Tor (also known ...

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Navico appoints new VP of Digital Business and Marketing

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands announced today Knut Frostad has joined the management team as executive vice president of digital business and marketing. Frostad brings extensive industry experience, most recently serving as chief executive officer of Volvo Ocean Race. Frostad will be responsible for enabling a large set of new services for a full ...

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Navico introduces new product category

Navico — parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands — announced the launch of a new category of marine technology — the information display (ID).  The new, configurable graphical user interface acts as the heart of the information display. Presenting the information boaters need, when they need it, the experience-based software features pre-defined contextual modes that display ...

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