Icom America Showcases Marine Radios and MarineCommander™ Navigation System at 2013 Seattle Boat Show

Icom Seattle Boat Show 2013

BELLEVUE, WAIcom America, industry–leading manufacturer of two-way radio solutions, is attending the 2013 Seattle Boat Show, Indoors & Afloat. From January 25–February 3, Icom will be at Concourse 2312 exhibiting its premier line of VHF fixed mount and portable radios, communication systems and black box marine units.

"Icom looks forward to exhibiting at the largest boat show on the west coast," says Icom America National Sales Manager David McLain. "Seattle Boat Show visitors will be impressed by our newest marine radios, which feature DSC, an intuitive soft–key user interface and active noise cancelling."

Icom's show display at Concourse 2312 highlights the manufacturer's line of award-winning marine radios and automatic identification systems (AIS). Icom will also exhibit the MarineCommander™, a complete navigation system with integrated black box options. The MarineCommander™ integrates various modules such as marine radar, fish finder, AIS and VHF transceivers on vivid, waterproof multi–function displays. Engine and video camera monitoring and C-MAP™ by Jeppesen compatibility are also available.

The Seattle Boat Show features over 1,000 boats, yachts and trawlers and welcomes patrons hailing from 40 U.S. states, 6 Canadian provinces and other international locations. The 66th annual show spans ten days at two venues — CenturyLink Field and South Lake Union — and hosts an eclectic mix of industry vendors, marine products and accessories. Show entertainment includes "Splash," a daily aerie acrobatic performance, Aqua Paddlers for kids, and TrawlerPort on Lake Union, "a portal into the cruising under power lifestyle."

Boaters of all experience and interest levels can attend more than 200 free boating and fishing workshops, including approximately 60 free fishing and crabbing seminars at the South Lake Union location. "Boat Show University" costs a nominal fee and comprises advanced courses taught by nautical experts in three-hour segments throughout the week.

Adult admission is $12.00 with reduced rates Monday-Thursday after 5:00 PM. Additional admission pricing, free shuttle schedules and other boat show details are available at www.seattleboatshow.com. Patrons who order tickets online may receive a coupon for free food, a yearly complimentary subscription (on select magazines), and a free parking pass for ticket purchases of four or more.

Information regarding Icom's radios exhibiting at the Seattle Boat Show can be found at www.icomamerica.com/marine.

By Ocean Navigator