Egersund, Norway – Simrad Yachting – a division of Navico® and leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems – announced today that consumers can get up to $100 cash back on Cruise chartplotters during the Simrad Cruise Sales Event, running from May 1 through July 31, 2021. Simrad Cruise is the most intuitive, easy-to-use chartplotter available. Everything needed for simple and straightforward GPS navigation is right inside the box including a sunlight viewable display with United States coastal charts, mounting bracket and a transducer. Simrad Cruise can display charts, navigation and sonar in…
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Egersund, Norway – C-MAP®, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, announced today the launch of new high-detail C-MAP DISCOVER and C-MAP REVEAL charts for Lowrance®, Simrad® and B&G® chartplotters. The DISCOVER and REVEAL charts include new features like Custom Depth Shading, Shaded Relief for inland waters, subscription-free Easy Routing and more. The charts replace Insight PRO, Lake Insight HD, Precision Contour HD, MAX-N and MAX-N+ charts in the C-MAP line-up, greatly simplifying its chart portfolio. C-MAP DISCOVER – MAKE THE MOST OF TIME ON THE WATER Whether cruising, fishing or sailing, the entry-level C-MAP DISCOVER charts have…
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Electronic prime directive #1: Take care of your boat’s electron source, no electrons = no electronics!

In today's computerized age of networked electronic systems representing a veritable alphabet soup of acronyms (GPS, ECDIS, AIS, VHF-DSC, ARPA, GMDSS-to name a few) it is more important than ever to make sure that your boat's electrical system is in good working order. Electronics thrive on good clean power. Problems such as voltage surges, sags, transients, and momentary interruptions can cause system failures. The best way to protect vital electronic loads from temporary bad power glitches is with a good old uninterruptible power supply (UPS). There are even power strips available from computer companies that can help protect your PC.…
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