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Raymarine Mavic Pro Drone

RDrones may have been initially seen as another big boy’s toy, but it didn’t take long for them to prove their worth in a variety of fields. From a marine perspective, drones have plenty of potential, hence we are just starting to see saltwater-proof drones that can land and take off from the sea (soon […]

Navico ID

Considering the deluge of high-tech electronics in recent years, Navico’s new ‘information display’, or ID for short, on the face of it looks like just another plotter. However, its tablet-like appearance and flush construction, combined with an impressive level of versatility, make it a one-stop station in terms of vessel management and control. An advanced […]

Raymarine’s latest VHF radios

Following the recent launch of their wireless VHF hub, Raymarine have now complemented this system with their ‘next-generation VHF DSC (Class D) radio range’, comprising the compact Ray53, the full-sized Ray63 and the multifunction Ray73 with AIS. Each new model is equipped with a built-in GPS receiver and connection point for an optional GPS/GNSS antenna, […]

Panoptix LiveScope – the next generation

PThe latest version of Garmin’s award-winning Panoptix LiveScope technology has given this interesting bit of technology a new twist. Producing both 30-degree forward and 30-degree down real-time scanning sonar views, it provides fishing with a new dimension. The latest single-array LiveScope LVS12 transducer is an economical solution for inland and near-shore anglers, without the need […]

Garmin Gadgets

Reactor Autopilot Remote The rugged, water-resistant Autopilot Remote boasts a bright, sunlight-readable colour display with a user-friendly design. With its programmable presets for quick access to your favourite functions, it is designed to let users control steering with ease – anywhere on the boat. Its most impressive feature is ‘gesture controls’ for heading hold and […]