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    LED lights increase safety and offer other enhancements

    LED technology changed the way our fishing boats are illuminated.
  • See the latest electronics at the 2017 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

    Here are some of hottest new items, systems and software you’ll find the in the huge electronics tent, at exhibiting electronics dealers at the show.
  • Polk Ultramarine P1 Marine Source Stereo

    The stereo comes app-ready, Bluetooth-enabled, and Sirius XM-compatible

    The two-part modular design includes a waterproof helm control with a 4.3-inch full-color TFT display, and a waterproof hideaway module.
  • Provides two USB Type A ports with a locking spray shield that keeps water out even while charging

    The low-profile click-and-lock cover features stainless hardware and aligns two charging cables when closed.
  • Allows you to update charts, transfer routes and markers, and activate or renew a Navionics subscription from your MFD

    The upgrade allows you to update charts, transfer routes and markers, and activate or renew a Navionics subscription from your MFD.
  • Wireless connections do away with traditional cables in the boat, and that saves on rigging time and weight

    A day will come when hard-wired marine electronics network connections are a thing of the past. Meet the future of marine electronics — all wireless.

AIS

  • Updates include alarms for anchor watch, man overboard (MOB) and more to its XB-8000 Class B AIS

    See the new updates to the Vesper Marine XB-8000 Class B AIS.
  • The new app streamlines the operation of its charting software designed for iOS mobile devices

    See the many features of this free app available on iTunes.
  • ACR  AISLINK CB1

    The ACR AISLink CB1 networks easily with a wide range of navigational systems.

    The ACR AISLink CB1 networks easily with a wide range of navigational systems.

Autopilot

  • Autopilots keep you on course to find and catch more fish.

    Autopilot features help you catch more fish

    Autopilot features offer safety, economy and help you fish more, and more effectively.
  • Rhodan’s HD GPS Anchor+ trolling motor, a patented GPS-guided and wirelessly controlled system, frees the angler’s hands to concentrate on fishing.

    Rhodan’s HD GPS Anchor+ trolling motor, a patented GPS-guided and wirelessly controlled system, frees the angler’s hands to concentrate on fishing.
  • Trolling-motor autopilots let you concentrate on fishing

    Remote controlled trolling motors with navigational functions let you concentrate on fishing…

Chartplotters

  • Allows you to update charts, transfer routes and markers, and activate or renew a Navionics subscription from your MFD

    The upgrade allows you to update charts, transfer routes and markers, and activate or renew a Navionics subscription from your MFD.
  • Raymarine Axiom Pro multifunction display

    The expansion is available with 9-, 12- and 16-inch screens

    The new line features RealVision 3D sonar, Raymarine’s HybridTouch.
  • Bigger is better when it comes to the makeup of your helm

    Buy the biggest marine electronics you can afford and/or fit on your boat. Why? Here's the explanation.
  • Save your fishing spots for the future

    Save your fishing spots for the future by backing up your waypoints. Here's how to do it.

GPS

  • Make sure your electronics work before leaving the docks.

    No one wants their electronics to malfunction when out on the water. Here's the pre-trip electronics check every angler needs to do — every time.
  • Brings 20 enhancements to its NavNet TZtouch2 MFDs

    It bring 20 enhancements to its NavNet TZtouch2 MFDs.
  • Boating anglers are now able to call up high-resolution weather data

    Boating anglers are now able to call up high-resolution weather data…

Radar

  • Wireless connections do away with traditional cables in the boat, and that saves on rigging time and weight

    A day will come when hard-wired marine electronics network connections are a thing of the past. Meet the future of marine electronics — all wireless.
  • Satellite data helps identify hot spots and game-plan to intercept fish.

    Use today's technology — even if it's high up in the air — to identify hot spots and game-plan to intercept fish.
  • Furuno NXT marine radar

    Advances in radar make running in a fog or in the dark safer than ever

    Advances in solid-state technology and processing have opened a new world of features and versatility while also making these marine radar systems easier to use and…

Safety Gear

Sonar

Transducers

  • Generates LiveVü Forward or LiveVü Down real-time images

    Compatible Garmin displays include the EchoMap CHIRP 7- and 9-inch models, as well as the GPSMap 8400/8600, GPSMap 7400/7600, and the GPSMap 7x2, 9x2, 10x2 and 12x2.
  • Ways to keep transducers performing well

    Follow these seven ways to preserve your boat's transducers.
  • transducer beam

    Match the transducer beam angle to the style of fishing

    You can’t talk about beam angles without mentioning transducer frequencies; they are related.

VHF Radios

  • Compatible with NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183 and USB

    Simrad’s fully integrated NAIS 500 Class B AIS transponder includes a dedicated GPS-500 receiver and networks with any NSS, NSO or GO series display.
  • Icom M605

    Features a color display for optimal viewing under any lighting condition

    The NMEA 2000-compatible M605 includes a GPS receiver and is also available with an integrated AIS receiver.
  • Learn how to maximize your radio's capability by obtaining your MMSI.

    Maximize the DSC capability of your VHF radio.