LATEST NEWS: MARINE

Garmin® acquires Active Corporation, Developer of a leading electronic marine database

May 11, 2017
Marine, Corporate
Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today announced that it has acquired Active Corporation, a developer of crowd sourced rich content for boaters, marketed as ActiveCaptain™. ActiveCaptain is a community-based, electronic marine database that contains near real-…
The Garmin quatix 5 marine GPS smartwatch is specifically designed for life on the water. More than a watch, the quatix 5 provides comprehensive boat connectivity with compatible Garmin chartplotters and other marine electronics to offer autopilot control, remote multifunction display (MFD) waypoint marking, data streaming – including speed, depth, temperature and wind – sail racing assistance, and much more. (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® adds autopilot control, ability to mark MFD waypoints and more to its new quatix® 5 marine GPS smartwatch series

May 9, 2017
Featured Releases, Marine, Wearables
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the quatix 5, its next-generation marine GPS smartwatch that’s specifically designed for life on the water. More than a watch, the quatix 5 provides comprehensive boat connectivity with…

Yamaha selects Garmin® for new integrated marine display

February 16, 2017
Marine
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced that Yamaha Marine Group has selected the Garmin 7-inch GPSMAP® multi-function display (MFD) platform to power its new CL7TM multi-touch display. As the primary display for…

Garmin® adds 21 anglers to its 2017 Marine Pro Team

January 10, 2017
Featured Releases, Marine
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the addition of 21 professional anglers to its 2017 marine pro team. The new additions will round out the Garmin team of 70 professional bass, walleye, and crappie fishermen who will be…

Garmin® introduces GMR Fantom™ 18 and 24 dome radars

November 2, 2016
Featured Releases, Marine
New solid-state marine radomes with pulse compression and Doppler technology
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the GMR Fantom 18 and GMR Fantom 24. These new solid-state pulse compression radomes offer MotionScope™ Doppler technology and 40W of power, the highest in the industry for its kind.…
Garmin's new 2017 networking chartplotters and combination models are an addition to its popular GPSMAP product line – the GPSMAP 7x2/9x2 touchscreen chartplotters and the GPSMAP 10x2/12x2 keyed chartplotters. (Photo: Business Wire)

Garmin® updates its popular GPSMAP® offerings, introduces new touchscreen and keyed chartplotter/combo units

November 2, 2016
Featured Releases, Marine
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the addition of several new networking chartplotters and combination models to its popular GPSMAP product line – the GPSMAP 7x2/9x2 touchscreen chartplotters and the GPSMAP 10x2/12x2…

Garmin® introduces Panoptix PS51-TH FrontVü transducer

November 2, 2016
Marine
Premium forward-looking sonar displays the bottom in real time
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the Panoptix™ Forward PS51-TH, a new phased-array multibeam thru-hull mount transducer that adds premium FrontVü™ forward looking sonar to help cruisers avoid running aground1.…

Garmin® debuts new VHF 110 and VHF 200 AIS marine radios

November 2, 2016
Marine
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the VHF 110 and VHF 210 AIS, two new powerful VHF radios designed for both OEM and aftermarket applications. Featuring an updated industrial design and sleek aesthetics, these radios were…

Garmin® dominates NMEA awards with eight honors, including Manufacturer of the Year

September 27, 2016
Marine
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that for the second year in a row, it received the honor of being the most recognized company in the marine electronics field for its support of products in the field by the National Marine…

Garmin® responds to misleading statements from Navico in the ITC patent investigation

August 29, 2016
Marine
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced its response to a modified order by the International Trade Commission (ITC) on August 18, 2016, in the long-running investigation brought by Navico Holdings AS against Garmin. The modified…