Garmin Expands Popular ECHOMAP UHD2 Chartplotter Series

New chartplotters offer easy-to-use touchscreen with keyed assist, Garmin best-in-class sonar, built-in mapping and more OLATHE, Kan./Jan. 11, 2023/PR Newswire — Garmin (NYSE: GRMN), the world’s most innovative and recognized marine electronics manufacturer, today announced new ECHOMAP ™ UHD2 series chartplotters that offer anglers premium features like Ultra High-Definition sonar, preloaded Garmin Navionics+ ™ mapping […]

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Do I Really Need a Boat Security System?

Unfortunately for boaters, these signs aren’t much of a deterrent against thieves. Jim Hendricks Do anglers really need electronic security systems for their boats? I mean, c’mon— anglers have done without them for decades, haven’t they? So why get a security system now? Many anglers fail to see a need, and some anglers have outright […]

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Lowrance Unveils the Ultimate Fishing System

Lowrance Unveils Next Generation of the Ultimate Fishing System Lowrance, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, has rolled out its next generation of fishing electronics this week – Lowrance Unveils Next Generation of the Ultimate Fishing System. The new HDS PRO® chartplotter/fishfinder, highest resolution ActiveTarget™ 2 Live Sonar and, ultra high-definition Active Imaging™ HD provide anglers the complete package of the latest […]

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IBEX Innovations

IBEX Carries On Hurricane Ian put the kibosh on IBEX 2022, but didn’t dissuade the Innovation Awards judges from evaluating entries. Southern Boating is combining the Engine Room and Wired columns this month to highlight some of the products entered into the 2022 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) Innovation Awards. Due to the timing […]

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Winnebago Industries announces consumer research findings and new research center

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has unveiled findings from its first consumer research initiative on outdoor recreation and announced the development of a new facility and expanded resources dedicated to innovating next-generation technologies for the recreational vehicle and marine industries. Consumer research Winnebago’s inaugural report found that future demand for outdoor recreation is strong, with nearly 90% […]

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Ingenity partners with Hacker-Craft

Ingenity Electric, a Correct Craft company, has signed a multi-year supply and marketing agreement to provide and install all-electric drivetrains in new Hacker-Craft Boats. The first Ingenity-powered boat, a 27-foot Special Sport will be introduced at the 2022 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), October 26-30, at the Hacker-Craft booth, #1008, at the Bahia Mar […]

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2022 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show: Must-See Electronics

The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show is packed with the latest high-tech items. Courtesy Informa Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. The boat show season starts with one of the biggest—the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (Oct. 26 to 30, 2022). […]

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2022 Movers & Shakers

By Adam Quandt The 12th Annual Boating Industry Movers & Shakers awards recognize outstanding leaders and trailblazers across the recreational boating industry who continually pursue and embrace the challenge of change. This year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year and finalists continue to drive innovation and navigate challenges and changes across our ever-changing industry through […]

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Garmin New inReach Mini 2 Marine Bundle

inReach® Mini 2 Marine Bundle OLATHE, Kan./Sep. 14, 2022/Business Wire – Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. Garmin the world’s most innovative and recognized marine electronics manufacturer, today announced the inReach® Mini 2 Marine Bundle, a satellite communication device with two-way messaging and SOS capabilities1 bundled with a boat-friendly mount that provides quick-and-easy […]

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Osmosis partners with Forza on electric boats

Osmosis, provider of turn-key telematics in the marine industry, has signed with Forza X1 to integrate the use of Osmosis’ telematics platform with Forza’s electric boat models. Forza X1 is a new developer of electric sport boats with a mission to inspire the adoption of sustainable recreational boating. Osmosis will pair with Forza to connect […]

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Jim George joins ComMar sales team

ComMar has added former KVH Vice President of Global Sales Jim George to the company’s sales team to serve customers in New England, Long Island and other targeted markets. A graduate of Hamilton Technical College and a US Navy veteran, Jim was with KVH Industries, supplier of mobile connectivity and inertial navigation systems, for 27 […]

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