Navigation Needs

GPS navigation can assist you with every turn you. These navigation units have many different features to suite your various needs both on water and on the road.


Delorme inReach

PROs:

  • Two way communication via satellite
  • Pairing with iOS and Android devices
  • Allows preloaded text messaging

CONs:

  • Monthly subscription charges for tracking
  • Cancellation charges for early subscription termination
  • Cancellation charges for early subscription termination

Bad Elf GPS Pro

PROs:

  • Functions as standalone GPS
  • User friendly control interface
  • Free Bad Elf GPS utility app

CONs:

  • Android support may be limited
  • Small display

Garmin GPSMAP 8000/8500

PROs:

  • Low profile flush mount
  • GPSMAP 8008/8208/8012/8212 includes bail mount for surface mounting
  • Auto-dimming displays with pinch-to-zoom

CONs:

  • Rotary knob/joystick remote must be purchased separately

Navionics SonarCharts

PROs:

  • Records your sonar log using your GPS chartplotter
  • Revised charts are updated daily and available for users to download
  • Available on iPhone and iPad

CONs:

  • Requires Navionics Platinum+ Charts
  • Information accuracy needs

Bad Elf BE GPS1000

PROs:

  • Small form factor fits on a keychain
  • Free app upgrade to CoPilot Live HD with purchase
  • Male and female connector tips enables iOS charging while in use

CONs:

  • Separate adapter needed for devices with Apple Lighting connector

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