Garmin named America’s Cup supplierPosted on
Garmin was selected to be the exclusive official supplier of marine navigation, marine communication and marine sensor equipment to the 34th America’s Cup, the company announced.
A full suite of Garmin electronics, which includes the GPSMAP 7000 series of touchscreen multifunction displays, will outfit the fleet of support boats used for the AC45 World Series, AC72 World Series, as well as the Louis Vuitton Cup, the America’s Cup Challenger Series and the America’s Cup Finals.
“We’re honored to have the opportunity to collaborate with the America’s Cup competition, bringing Garmin’s reputation for quality, commitment, performance and world-class support to the sailboat racing community,” Engelhard Sundoro, Garmin director of marine OEM sales and marketing, said in a statement. “There’s no larger stage in sailing than America’s Cup, and Garmin gets to illustrate our ability to deliver customized systems to the marine industry while showcasing our technology to the best crews and fans in the world.”