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Crest Pontoons signs deal with Simrad

Simrad GO5 XSE multifunction displays will be offered as the standard navigation system on all 2017 Caliber, Classic, Caribbean, Continental and Savannah boats.

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.

Simrad said the GO5 XSE features a super-bright multitouch display, internal 10 Hz GPS receiver, StructureScan HD and CHIRP Sonar, autopilot integration/control, engine data monitoring, full audio entertainment integration with SonicHub2, integrated wireless connectivity and the powerful, new Simrad TripIntel trip computer.

“At each trim level within the Crest family of pontoons, we provide owners with unprecedented quality, safety, style and comfort,” Crest Marine senior vice president of sales and marketing Joe Antonneau said in a statement.

“With the new collaboration we know that we are adding to this level of quality by offering the very best navigation and fishfinding system on the market. We are positive our customers will be very pleased with the Simrad GO5 XSE display.”

“Over its long history, Crest Pontoons has brought countless boat owners a tremendous on-the-water experience,” said Leif Ottosson, CEO of Navico, parent company of the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and GoFree brands.

“We are proud of our latest standalone navigation systems and know they are a perfect fit for such a well-respected boat brand like Crest. We also look forward to developing this partnership further.”

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