B&G said it introduced the Vulcan 9 sailing chart plotter for coastal cruising and club racing sailboats.
Navico (Lowrance, Simrad, B&G)
Navico develops, makes and distributes marine electronics for the recreational market and is the parent company of the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting and B&G brands.
Simrad said the GO9 XSE chart plotter navigation display, the latest addition to its GO Series, allows boaters to view charts, add waypoints and see other information on a 9-inch screen.
A new Simrad autopilot range is designed for sportfishing boats and other powerboats.
Navico, parent company of the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and GoFree brands, appointed Nicolas Quéru to lead its commercial marine division worldwide.
In an exclusive partnership with Crest Pontoons, Simrad GO5 XSE multifunction displays will be offered as the standard navigation system on all 2017 Caliber, Classic, Caribbean, Continental and Savannah boats.
Lowrance said readers of Game & Fish/Sportsman Magazine selected the company’s HDS Gen3 as their Favorite Fishfinder/GPS in this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards.
Goldman Sachs and Altor Fund IV partnered and are acquiring Navico Holding AS, parent company of the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and GoFree brands, from the Altor 2003 Fund.
After a successful 2015 that saw an 11 percent gain in revenue, Navico kicked off the new year by introducing an array of more affordable products and enhancements to its sonar technology in hopes of continued growth and possible acquisitions this year.
DUCK KEY, FLA. — Talk about tricked out. The 278 Dusky Open Fisherman was packed with just about every navigational nuance from Navico.
Navico added 50,000 square feet to its manufacturing facility in Mexico and expects to add 300 jobs, which would bring the workforce there to more than 1,000.