The top tools to have on board for navigation and safety


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Electronics and Instrumentation - Accessories
Electronics and Instrumentation – Accessories

As we do every year, we wandered with a curious eye among the booths and pavilions of boat shows, but also among the docks of Mediterranean marinas, looking for new accessories to install or keep on the boat. Regarding one of the aspects most prone to obsolescence in boating, namely electronics, we tell you about four new products you can install to freshen up your boat. From navigation solutions (such as chartplotters and processors) to safety solutions (such as epirb and radar).

EPIRB1 Manual – Ocean Signal

EPIRB1 Manual - Ocean Signal
EPIRB1 Manual – Ocean Signal

Category 1 EPIRB that is very easy to activate when needed. Manual activation system prevents accidentally turning on, with a protective cover over the button. It guarantees more than 48 hours of operation.

NSX – Simrad

NSX - Simrad
NSX – Simrad

Simrad’s NSX display is excellent for installation on center console boats and medium-sized inflatable boats. It integrates with the Simrad smartphone app and incorporates the new C-MAP cartographies, with the Reveal X upgrade adding visuals and functions. Available in 7-, 9-, and 12-inch sizes.

Boat Accessories. Radar Radome Fantom – Garmin

Radar Radome Fantom - Garmin
Radar Radome Fantom – Garmin

This magnetron-technology radar is available in 18- or 24-inch sizes, weighing no more than 1 7 kg, and allows sharp scanning of the surrounding area with a range of 48 miles. The rotation speed reaches 60 revolutions per minute.

St. George S.E.I.N. – UNS10193

Boat accessories St. George S.E.I.N. - UNS10193
St. George S.E.I.N. – UNS10193

Seven-inch display with automatic sensor that adjusts the brightness of the display based on the outside brightness, providing excellent visibility in any situation. Visible data covers engine RPM, fuel data, temperature, and engine.

Boat Accessories. NeuBoat Dock – Raymarine x Avikus

NeuBoat Dock - Raymarine x Avikus
NeuBoat Dock – Raymarine x Avikus

Collaboration with the company Avikus – specializing in artificial intelligence – brings new features to Raymarine’s on-board cameras. The new system provides a 360-degree view facilitating maneuvering during mooring, even in tight spaces.

FR10 – Furuno

Boat Accessories FR10 - Furuno
FR10 – Furuno

Furuno’s 10-inch radar offers a clear view of surrounding and collision areas, with programmable buttons for specific functions such as target and alarm, to keep an eye on targets and set custom AIS.



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