With 40 products introduced in 2013, FLIR Maritime, which includes Raymarine electronics, has been eager to show the world how it creates, manufactures and tests its sonar, radar, pilots, instruments, displays and thermal imaging cameras.
Raymarine, a unit of FLIR Systems Inc., is a maker of recreational marine electronics that include marine radar, multifunction displays, fishfinders and autopilots.
FAREHAM, England — As I completed my four-day visit to Raymarine’s global headquarters in England, it became clear that the company believes in the value of research and development and real-world testing. “Nothing can replace the experience of using the products so the end users can see and we can see how they actually operate,”…more
FAREHAM, ENGLAND — On the first full day of Raymarine’s global press event in the United Kingdom, the electronics company gave journalists a chance to look under the hood of its operations as they toured the company’s research-and-development facility on the south coast of England.
FAREHAM, ENGLAND — Twenty journalists gathered at Raymarine headquarters in England for two days of learning about and testing the electronics company’s latest products. The group also will tour Raymarine’s research-and-development facility.
Raymarine launched three multifunction displays — the a9 Multifunction Touch Display, the a12 Multifunction Touch Display and the gS195 Glass Bridge Multifunction Display. The products, which debuted last week at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show in Queensland, Australia, will hit the market in July.
Raymarine has been named the official marine electronics of the MarineMax Saltwater Series. The Saltwater Series is presented by Boston Whaler and consists of 30 local tournaments that many of MarineMax’s 54 stores sponsor or participate in during the tournament season. The tournaments often benefit local charities and causes. “Raymarine’s specialization in marine electronics means…more
FORT LAUDERDALE — Raymarine took its show offsite Wednesday to showcase its latest navigation technology. The electronics manufacturer set up a 32-foot Boston Whaler center console at the Hilton Marina with all of its latest offerings, including the newest version of its operating system for multifunction displays — Lighthouse II. Lighthouse II features a simpler,…more
I often turn to developments in propulsion when looking for innovation in the marine industry. IBEX always delivers. I found three interesting products this year that deserve some recognition. The EP-1000 electric motor from Elco Motor Yachts becomes the company’s most powerful electric motor to date, generating giddy-up comparable to a 100-hp diesel. It takes…more
SeaStar Solutions selected Raymarine’s Evolution EV-2 drive-by-wire autopilot system for its new Optimus EPS and Optimus 360 electronic steering systems. Optimus EPS systems provide electronic power steering for outboard powerboats; Optimus 360 systems add 360-degree maneuvering capabilities, using an intuitive joystick controller. “SeaStar Solutions’ Optimus EPS and Optimus 360 truly integrates the electronic and mechanical…more
Raymarine announced the first winner of its new monthly Dragonfly Screen Capture Competition. Ben Garlick of Queensland, Australia, won a refund of the full purchase price of his Dragonfly system, as well as a Dragonfly sun cover and carrying case, by submitting the winning shot for April’s screen capture competition. His eye-catching screen shot captured…more