The SI-TEX Vector compact GPS compass contains a pair of GPS receivers matched to a single clock for precise heading and boat position information.
Technology really stands out when stacked alongside a seasoned cruiser. Check out Arawak’s Simrad helm system.
Helm electronics must be trusted to be effective tools to help you navigate and keep your boat safe. But what happens if the data is bad to start with? Get a load of what happened...
Radar technology has recently gone in a radical new direction thanks to solid-state technology; Jason Y. Wood explains what this means for you and your helm.
Simrad’s TripIntel navigational interface shares voyaging data in a real-time format that’s easier to use and understand for cruising boaters.
The first recreational marine radar dome that uses CHIRP pulse-compression to deliver radar imaging effectively at both long and short ranges.
The voodoo that GPS does is pretty simple, actually. Understanding why it fails means you’ll be ready when it happens. Have a closer look at this key navigation device here.
A former educator used careful planning to find a helm setup within his budget for a Transatlantic cruise to the Baltics and beyond on his Kadey-Krogen 42.
Get comfortable with your radar, and it will help make you more comfortable at the helm in all conditions.
The PS60 allows Garmin to add performance to its triple-threat Panoptix sounder system.
The Garmin GMR 2524 xHD2 seems to have a lot to offer in its capabilities, particularly something called Pulse Expansion.
With a 4-kilowatt transceiver inside, the DRS4DL Radar from Furuno doubles the available power of the previous model in the same 19-inch radome.
Do you really need more than a tablet and some apps to navigate?
The Internet would have you believe that Fishers Island is filled with fierce, tourist-hating locals. Senior Editor Dan Harding put that rumor to the test on a recent cruise. Find out if he lived to tell the tale here. ▶
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