Pursuit Boats Selects Garmin® Marine Electronics
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) today announced that Pursuit Boats, a division of S2 Yachts Inc., has selected Garmin to be its premier electronics supplier to outfit its line of offshore, center console, sport, and dual console boat configurations ranging from 18-40 feet. This announcement is being made in conjunction with the Miami International Boat Show, and Garmin exclusivity across the entire line of Pursuit boats is expected to begin immediately.
“We’re proud to have been selected as the exclusive electronics supplier to Pursuit Boats, a company known for delivering luxury models that set the standard of quality in marine design and manufacturing,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “Garmin electronics are known for innovation, performance and quality, and we’re confident that having our award-winning electronics on board will meet and exceed the needs of the Pursuit customer.”
“We are excited about the addition of Garmin electronics to our luxury brand of fishing and cruising boats. We strive to deliver the highest quality components that allow our customers to have an enjoyable marine experience while operating our products. Garmin’s reputation for providing premium, innovative navigation is a perfect fit for Pursuit,” said George Hetzel, Pursuit Boats vice president of sales.
Pursuit will be factory-installing the award-winning GPSMAP® 7600 chartplotter series, offering both the sonar and non-sonar versions with an 8-, 12- or 16-inch display. Fully network capable, the GPSMAP 7600 series is built for mariners who demand high performance, ease of operation and feature integration. They feature a high-sensitivity internal GPS and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. Other Garmin equipment selected by Pursuit includes the GMR 18xHD radome and GMR 424xHD2 open-array radars, VHF 300 marine radios, and the award-winning GHP Reactor™ Hydraulic Autopilot with SmartPump, Garmin’s most responsive autopilot system with AHRS.
Recently, Garmin was named Manufacturer of the Year and received the honor of being the most recognized company in the marine electronics field by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Garmin’s portfolio includes some of the industry’s most sophisticated chartplotters and touchscreen multifunction displays, sonar technology, high-definition radar, autopilots, high-resolution charts, sailing instrumentation, and other products and services that are known for innovation, reliability, and ease-of-use.
For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at garmin.com/newsroom, contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200, or follow us at facebook.com/garmin, twitter.com/garmin, or youtube.com/garmin.
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Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin and GPSMAP are registered trademarks and GHP Reactor is a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.
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