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FLIR Introduces Raymarine Element S Nav Displays

FLIR Systems has announced Raymarine Element S, a new series of navigation displays for cruisers and sailors.Building on the success of FLIR’s Raymarine Element HV Series with HyperVision sonar, the Element S models feature a superior all-weather display, best-in-class speed, and straightforward operation, while delivering confidence-inspiring GPS navigation to captains who don’t want or need the capability or extra expense of sophisticated sonar.Element S is available in 7-, 9-…

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Raymarine: Unveiling Yamaha Outboard Integration

FLIR has announced the addition of Yamaha Command Link and Command Link Plus integration into Raymarine’s family of Axiom multifunction displays. This new capability is one of many new features introduced with the recent release of the LightHouse Annapolis 3.9 operating system for Axiom.Certified by Yamaha, Raymarine’s Axiom series of multifunction can now display the instrumentation for up to four Yamaha outboard engines on a single display. The Axiom engine data display echoes…

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Silver Ships to Debut Demo Boat at Miami

Silver Ships, Inc. has announced its collaboration with industry vendors in the creation of an aluminum demonstration yacht tender. The 36-foot demo boat is designed and manufactured to serve the purpose of supporting a large yacht with comfortable seating for up to 10 passengers.The vessel is an Ambar series Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) equipped with an extended, enclosed center console with forward cuddy (with boat head). It is outfitted to satisfy the need for versatility in both recreational and commercial use…

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‘Assisted Docking’ System for Outboards

A revolutionary “assisted docking” system that provides a glimpse into the future of boating will be demonstrated at two upcoming events by Mercury Marine and Raymarine aboard a Boston Whaler Outrage. The first event will take place at Mercury’s famed Lake X test center and another demonstration to take place at the 2019 Miami International Boat Show. Integrating Raymarine DockSense assisted-docking is a natural “next step” for Mercury, which introduced Zeus joystick docking, an advanced joystick system for pod drives, in 2007.

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Reliant Yachts Launches X40T Limousine Tender

The X40T Limousine Tender, a unique custom 40-footer envisioned as a modern Venetian water taxi by Reliant Yachts partners Dave MacFarlane and Jim Ewing. The X40T is one of a trio of tenders for a new superyacht, and the Tender has the same clean lines and powerful hull shape as its sistership, the X40 Express. All three boats, including the surprisingly versatile X40L Lander, share a 40-foot overall length, an expanse of teak (or Flexiteek) deck, and metallic silver paint jobs…

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FLIR Introduces Raymarine Axiom XL Multifunction Displays

Today, FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the introduction of the Raymarine Axiom XL line of multifunction displays (MFDs) and the immediate availability of two Axiom XL models. Designed for premium yachts and glass bridge installations, Axiom XL displays offer the largest size in the Axiom family. Engineered to perform in extreme marine conditions, the Axiom XL family is fully waterproof and can be installed in both open cockpits and enclosed bridge stations. Each model uses in-plane switching (IPS) and Raymarine’s optical bonding display technology to deliver wider viewing angles…

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Intrepid Trawlers Re-Imagined at SCIBS 2018

A gamut of new generation trawler-style vessels will be in full force at this year’s Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS), with premier brands already on board for the fast-approaching 30th anniversary event. Trawler boats are charting a significant course at SCIBS 2018, held from May 24 to 27, with organizers confirming the largest display in recent years. Leading exhibitors to secure on-water space include Clipper Motor Yachts, Grand Banks, Flagstaff Marine displaying the Beneteau Swift Trawler…

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Raymarine: Make Your Boat a 'Smart Boat'

Digital switching makes it easy and intuitive to control all of the interior and exterior lighting on this high-performance centre console powerboat. Anchor lights, Aerators, Bilge Pumps, Blowers, Cabin Lights, Courtesy Lights....does this sequence sound familiar? It's the switch panel on your helm and it's just part of the A to Z listing of your boat's electrical equipment. In addition to switches and alarms, indicator lights and gauges cover many portions of a boat's helm and interior.

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Raymarine Launches New AIS Transceiver

Raymarine, a brand by FLIR systems, has announced the launch of its new Automatic Identification System (AIS) transceiver featuring an integrated antenna splitter. The new Raymarine AIS700 Class B transceiver enables boat owners to share the same antenna with their onboard VHF equipment making installation much easier, tidier and less expensive. Delivering the best-in-class performance, the AIS700 uses the latest networking technologies for faster updating, increased bandwidth and better range.

Boston Whaler Unveils New Montauk Models

Timed for release with the 60th anniversary of the Unsinkable Legend, Boston Whaler has rolled out the new 170 Montauk and 150 Montauk, modern-day editions of its most iconic model. “The Montauk has always been about effortless utility and purposeful design,” said Jeff Vaughn, Whaler vice president of sales, marketing and customer service. “We worked to maintain that clean simplicity and ultimate reliability, while also leveraging customer feedback to implement strategic upgrades. First unveiled in Sarasota during Whaler’s weeklong anniversary celebration kickoff…

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C-Map Insight Chart Options Available

Global cartography leader C-MAP has announced  its new series of map products for American boaters is now available for purchase. These new mapping products — C-MAP Insight Pro and C-MAP Lake Insight HD— combine the trusted chart detail, unique content and popular graphical presentation of C-MAP cartography with exclusive chart data from GoFree Lake Insight charts. Boaters and anglers using these charts will also benefit from millions of acres of customized data from the Insight Genesis Social Map…

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Raymarine Launches New Nav System Family

Raymarine announces an all-new family of Raymarine MFDs called Axiom, game-changers poised to shake up the marine electronics industry. ‘AXIOM’ is the perfect name for Raymarine’s powerful new multifunction navigation system. With available built-in RealVision 3D sonar, the all new LightHouse 3 operating system, and blazing quad-core performance, AXIOM represents an entirely new paradigm of navigational and fish-finding performance. The Raymarine Axiom MFD family features lifelike imagery via Raymarine’s exclusive RealVision 3D for superior underwater fish and structure identification.

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FLIR Unveils New Raymarine Brand Identity

FLIR unveiled a redesign of the Raymarine brand, including a new logo, icon and tagline to be used in all marketing activities and throughout its products lines. Both the new brand design and tagline, ‘Simply Superior,’ signify FLIR’s commitment to delivering world-class marine electronics through its Raymarine brand. Retaining distinct and recognizable visual characteristics of the iconic Raymarine logo, the new Raymarine identity takes a modernized design that evokes energy and momentum…

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G Marine Named a Wallytender Dealer

The European Yacht Boutique takes on a world leader of yachting innovation, debuting the Wallytender X at Yachts Miami Beach. Since its arrival in South Florida merely 5 years ago, G Marine, has become the exclusive dealer of fine European yacht brands including Fairline, Astondoa, EVO Yachts and now adds Wallytender, one of the world's most iconic brands. Based in Monte Carlo, Monaco, Wally has revolutionized yacht design with its unmatched boats, having launched over 45 sailing…

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Raymarine Upgrades its Evolution Autopilots

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced  the release of Evolution Release 4 (R4), an update to its Raymarine Evolution Autopilots available as a free upgrade. Engineered for both sailing and power boat applications, Evolution R4 brings wind and waypoint autopilot steering to new level of accurate and responsive control, making steering to a destination easier, faster and more efficient. At the center of every Evolution autopilot system is the 9-axis EV sensor core. The EV sensor core monitors vessel motion in all three dimensions…

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Raymarine Launches i70s

Raymarine announced the latest version of its color multifunction instrument, the Raymarine i70s, which replaces the i70 multifunction color instrument display. The i70s design complements the look of Raymarine’s eS and gS Series multifunction displays, and is engineered for maximum visibility, with a large, ultra-bright 4.1” LCD screen plus enhanced LED backlighting for superior visibility day and night. The LCD is optically bonded to the i70s’ front window for high contrast and a wide viewing angle.

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New Weather App for Raymarine LightHouse OS

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced that the latest Raymarine LightHouse OS now includes a graphical weather forecast (GRIB) viewer app, which enables boaters to access Theyr global weather data on-demand directly on Raymarine multifunction navigation displays. The LightHouse GRIB Viewer app utilizes Wi-Fi connectivity to download and display high-resolution Theyr weather forecast information on- screen. Raymarine users simply connect to a marina Wi-Fi, a mobile hotspot, or satellite internet to download the latest forecasts.

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FLIR Partners with Rockford Fosgate

Rockford Fosgate and FLIR Systems have partnered in the development of integrated audio solutions for the marine environment. The two companies will have products on display for demonstration at the Miami International Boat show to be held February 11-14. Visitors to the FLIR / Raymarine booth will have the opportunity to test drive and interact with Rockford Fosgate audio systems directly from Raymarine-branded multifunction navigation displays. The first model Rockford Fosgate will offer with Raymarine integration is the PMX-5 digital media receiver.

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Raymarine Launches Larger Dragonfly 7 PRO

Raymarine is calling the new Dragonfly 7 PRO its most feature-rich sonar/GPS combination yet for fresh and coastal saltwater fishing. Offering the same features as the Dragonfly 5 PRO, Dragonfly 7 PRO is equipped with a larger 7-inch display for maximum visibility. The super bright display is also optically-bonded for all-weather performance, and is guaranteed to never fog up, the manufacturer said. Dragonfly 7 PRO’s DownVision sonar uses wide spectrum CHIRP technology to transmit across multiple sonar frequencies simultaneously.