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  • 3/12/15 8:53 am CDT
    Marine
    Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of Marianne Huskey, professional walleye angler, to its marine pro team lineup. Huskey joins more than a dozen professional anglers that will be representing Garmin and its new line of sonar and GPS devices designed specifically for freshwater anglers across the professional tournament circuits in 2015.  Huskey was the first woman in the history of major professional fishing circuits to win Angler of the Year in 2012. Currently she competes inmore...
  • 2/11/15 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of an in-hull transducer mount built specifically with kayak fishermen in mind. With the In-Hull Kayak Mount, users can mount a transducer inside the hull of a kayak, an ideal installation method for this type of boat, for use with a Garmin fishfinder or GPS/sonar combo.This versatile, easy-to-install mounting solution will work with nearly any type of kayak. It’s compatible with transducers that support all current Garmin echo fishfinders and echomore...
  • 2/11/15 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of several new 16-inch multifunction displays (MFDs) to its new GPSMAP 7400 and 7600 series. Designed for mariners who demand high performance, ease of operation and feature integration, these multi-touch MFDs are available in both sonar and non-sonar versions and feature a 16-inch sunlight readable display.Four new 16-inch models will now be offered in the series – two sonar versions, the GPSMAP 7416xsv and GPSMAP 7616xsv; and two non-sonar versionsmore...
  • 2/11/15 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced Panoptix All-Seeing Sonar, a revolutionary sonar technology that gives mariners the ability to see all around their boat in real-time – forwards, backwards, sideways, and down – even while stationary. Garmin Panoptix is a multi-beam transducer that utilizes a phased-array scanning sonar technology, ideal for near-shore or freshwater fishermen and previously onlymore...
  • 2/11/15 6:00 am CST
    Marine

    Popular marine app adds ability to stream weather to a chartplotter

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced BlueChart Mobile 2.0, an enhanced version of its popular marine app for iPad and iPhone. In addition to planning and creating routes using the same feature rich and highly accurate BlueChart data found in Garmin chartplotters, BlueChart Mobile 2.0 also adds streaming worldwide weather through a cellular-based iPad or iPhone. “BlueChart Mobile 2.0 makesmore...
  • 1/16/15 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GNX 120 and GNX 130, two new large-format marine instrument displays designed for serious sailors who demand quality, precision, and total integration. “Garmin’s new GNX instruments boast the brightest and most visible digits available in the market today, providing superior readability day or night,” said Dan Bartel, vice president of worldwide salesmore...
  • 1/13/15 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced exciting new software features available to many multi-function displays (MFDs), chartplotters and combination chartplotters in its popular GPSMAP and echoMAP marine product lines. Among the new features included in this update are Auto Guidance 2.0, the import of waypoints, routes and tracks via GPX, advanced sailing features, enhanced safety operations, and more.more...
  • 1/8/15 7:00 am CST
    Marine

    Jason Christie and Greg Hackney Among 2015 Team

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the addition of several professional anglers, including Jason Christie, the number one ranked bass fisherman in the world, and Greg Hackney, the 2014 Bassmaster Angler of the Year. They join a host of fishermen that will be representing Garmin and its new line of sonar and GPS devices designed specifically for freshwater anglers across the B.A.S.S. Elite Series andmore...
  • 10/29/14 6:00 am CDT
    Marine

    Designed to be the most responsive Garmin autopilot on the water

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the new GHP Reactor Autopilot Series. Designed to mount nearly anywhere and in any orientation, the GHP Reactor Autopilot Series sets the standard for performance, ease-of-use and safety while minimizing set up and commissioning time. “We’ve built off the successes and innovations of our previous generationsmore...
  • 10/29/14 6:00 am CDT
    Marine

    Offered in Both Sonar and Non-Sonar Versions

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the GPSMAP 7400 and 7600 series of multifunction displays (MFD). Offered in a sonar and non-sonar version, the GPSMAP 7400 and 7600 series is a premier line that streamlines high performance, usability and superior boating features with a renowned interface that makes any time on the water more productive and enjoyablemore...
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