OLATHE, a unit of Garmin Ltd, the world’s largest and most innovative marine electronics manufacturer, announced that it was named Manufacturer of the Year for the seventh consecutive year by members of the National Marine Electronics Association. The coveted Manufacturer of the Year honour is given to the most recognised company in the marine electronics industry for excellence in product service and support in the field.

This year’s NMEA Product of Excellence honors include:

Multi-function display – GPSMAP® 8616xsv. This 16-inch chartplotter with a full HD in-plane switching (IPS) display with multi-touch control offers anglers exceptional sonar detail with built-in support for a wide range of CHIRP traditional and scanning sonars, Ultra High-Definition scanning sonar, and the entire Panoptix™ all-seeing sonar line, including Panoptix LiveScope™ live scanning sonar.

Reactor™ 40 Hydraulic Autopilot with SmartPump v2. The Reactor was Garmin’s first recreational autopilot system to utilise AHRS technology and boasts usability, installation flexibility, and many other features that prove to be valuable for any vessel.

Safety device – GPSMAP® 86sci. With Garmin’s premium marine handheld with inReach® capabilities mariners can stay in touch globally, no matter how far offshore they may be and if necessary, trigger an SOS to a 24/7 staffed global emergency response coordination center via the 100% global Iridum® satellite network.

Multimedia Entertainment – Fusion® Apollo™ RA770. This marine entertainment system was the world’s first touchscreen marine stereo with Apple AirPlay®, built-in Wi-Fi and network audio sharing capabilities.

ActiveCaptain®. A free all-in-one mobile app for mariners delivers a seamless content management system with access to cartography, automatic delivery of the latest software available, off-vessel planning capabilities, connected services and so much more.

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