Summer 2013 - Popular Products

Looking for a new gadget this summer? These are some of the hottest products currently on the market. Act quick to get your hands on these goodies!


Garmin Quatix watch

PROs:

  • Preloaded worldwide basemap
  • Waterproof to 50 meters
  • Sail racing features like virtual starting line, tack assist and more

CONs:

  • NMEA Transceiver sold separately
  • Low battery life with GPS on

Raymarine Dragonfly

PROs:

  • 1500 nit colour screen with high visibility in sun
  • Tilt and swivel holster with quick release
  • User friendly three button control with joystick and dial

CONs:

  • Inability to network

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

Delorme inReach SE

PROs:

  • Free Earthmate App for tablets and smartphones
  • Colour screen with predictive text
  • Waterproof/dustproof IP67

CONs:

  • Cannot show maps, tracks, and routes

Maretron DSM150 3.5” Multi-Function Colour Display

PROs:

  • Shallow, flush mount installation
  • Bright 800 NIT display with small bezel
  • User configurable screens

CONs:

  • Does not display AIS data
  • Average display resolution

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