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.
Lumishore’s LED lighting can now be controlled through Simrad and B&G displays.
Navico says its new ID display not only integrates all on-board functions into a single display, but its easy-use modes make running a boat similar to driving a car.
E-TEC G2 engine information is displayed on plotter screens.
Jamie Elgie will also serve as senior vice president, responsible for the company’s four brands.
Navico CEO: Expect a more car-like experience on boats.
B&G has developed a software update for Zeus, Zeus, Zeus Glass Helm and Vulcan series displays. The new software includes features such as Advanced WindPlot, Device Registration and C-Map charting improvements.
Sailing navigation and instrument company B&G has introduced the Zeus3 Glass Helm series chartplotter for blue-water sailing, multihulls and superyachts.
Navico said it has acquired navigation systems developer Yacht Defined Sweden AB and has invested in HOC Yachts AB, a start-up, high-tech custom boat designer that will be used to showcase Navico and Yacht Defined’s developments in marine electronics, digital switching, boat integration and connectivity.
Lowrance announced its new Hook² series of fishfinders/chart plotters, which are designed to be affordable and easy to use.
Electronics manufacturer Navico and Bavaria Yachts have formed a new partnership in which B&G and Simrad chart plotters will be standard equipment on the German manufacturer’s sailboats and powerboats.