Boating Gear

Patriot Games takes its Stacer Territory Striker deep into Australia’s remote Arnhem Land

stacer territory striker

AFTER racing in the challenging Dinghy Derby, Patriot Games set out to Arnhem Land with a couple of 349 Territory Strikers for an overland tinnie tour. Patriot Games follows the adventures of outback experts and camping enthusiasts in a reality series. The savvy team push the limits of Patriot Campers, Stacer Boats and Supertourers in a gruelling Australian adventure. On …

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Lowrance goes ‘LIVE’ with new flagship fishfinders

lowrance hds live fishfinders

LOWRANCE recently announced the release of its new high-performance line of fishfinders/chartplotters, HDS LIVE. A significant leap forward in fishfinding technology, HDS LIVE delivers powerful real-time sonar, charting and connectivity features including Active Imaging, LiveSight, Genesis Live and LiveCast smartphone integration. Active Imaging sonar See structure and cover with a new level of refined detail and at a range unmatched …

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Lowrance unveils new Elite Ti2 series

Elite Ti2

LOWRANCE, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, recently announced the next-generation release of its powerful yet affordable fishfinder/chartplotter family, Elite Ti2. Delivering enhanced high-resolution sonar functionality, wireless networking and Bluetooth call/text message display, the Elite Ti2 gives anglers access to features previously reserved for Lowrance’s premium HDS family of displays. Here’s what’s new with Elite Ti2… Active Imaging Sonar …

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Lightweight Simrad HALO24 revolutionises dome radars

simrad halo24

ANNOUNCING the Simrad HALO24, an innovation in pulse compression radar. HALO24 combines the performance and reliability of Simrad’s award-winning radars with the advantages of innovative technology, a new profile and lightweight design. Boasting 60rpm high-speed rotation at distances up to two nautical miles, an industry first, the Simrad HALO24 dome radar allows for increased safety and improved performance. The extremely …

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Navico launches c-map Embark

c-map embark

NAVICO, the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics, recently announced the launch of C-MAP Embark, a nautical navigation app designed to refresh the planning, cruising and fishing experience with a clear aim in mind – to make it simpler. C-MAP Embark is powered by map data from official hydrographic offices. This data is continuously updated and augmented from thousands of …

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Raymarine ClearCruise Augmented Reality navigation technology

raymarine axiom clearcruise

FLIR Systems has delivered a marine industry first with the introduction of the Raymarine navigation technology, ClearCruise Augmented Reality, which brings enhanced on water awareness to Raymarine’s family of Axiom multifunction displays. With ClearCruise AR, Raymarine Axiom users can make smarter decisions with physical navigation objects overlaid directly on Axiom’s high-definition video display. FLIR also announced a new video stabilisation …

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Lowrance Hook2 9 sounder review

lowrance hook2 9

I RECENTLY fitted a Lowrance Hook2 9 GPS/sounder to my boat and have subsequently tested the product. This sounder features an inbuilt GPS with map as well as sonar with CHIRP, StructureScan and DownScan all in one as a standard unit. The unit only runs one transducer, which simplifies installation. Straight out of the box it came with everything needed …

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Lowrance announces price drops on Elite Ti

lowrance elite ti

LOWRANCE has just announced a price drop across its Elite Ti range of multi-function displays. The new recommended retail prices incorporate savings of 20 percent off the previous RRPs, with savings up to $700. With displays available in 5”, 7”, 9”, and 12” screen sizes, the Elite Ti series features clean yet rugged styling anglers have come to expect from …

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MotorGuide releases new Xi3 and 72″ Xi


MOTORGUIDE’S newest release – the Xi3 – is the quietest and easiest to use motor in its class. Indeed, rigorous testing has proven it to be up to 40 percent quieter than its nearest competitor. But there’s a lot more to it than that. MotorGuide’s latest offering also has wireless control straight out of the box, with a hand-held remote …

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JL Audio launches the MM50 marine audio unit

marine audio

JL Audio, an innovator in high-end marine audio solutions, recently announced the launch of a new 2.8” weatherproof, powered marine source unit. The MM50 is a high-performance, single-chassis, powered source unit with outstanding audio performance and advanced audio features, specifically designed for marine applications. An easy-to-read, high-brightness, 2.8” full-colour LCD display with separate day/night lighting and display themes, an intuitive …

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