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FLIR Introduces the FLIR Ocean Scout TK Thermal Vision Monocular for Boaters

February 2016

 
   
Today FLIR announced the FLIR Ocean Scout TK, the marine industry’s first sub-$600, pocket-sized thermal vision monocular. Shown for the first time today at the Miami International Boat Show, the FLIR Ocean Scout TK, enabled by FLIR’s revolutionary low-cost Lepton micro camera core, is making thermal imaging technology even more accessible to boaters.
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FLIR and Rockford Fosgate Announce Entertainment Control Partnership

February 2016

 
   
Today at the Miami International Boat Show, Raymarine announced a partnership with Rockford Fosgate, an industry leader in high-performance audio systems, in the development of integrated audio solutions for use with Raymarine’s Multifunction Displays (MFDs) for the marine industry.
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FLIR Announces Raymarine Quantum™ Wireless CHIRP Marine Radar

January 2016

 
   
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced the   Raymarine Quantum CHIRP radar, the industry’s first recreational marine radar dome featuring CHIRP pulse compression technology.  A new approach to marine radar, Quantum CHIRP radar sets a new standard for compact solid state radar, delivering superior radar imaging on both long and short ranges.  
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FLIR Expands the Raymarine Dragonfly® Family with the New Dragonfly 7 PRO

January 2016

 
   
The new Dragonfly 7 PRO is Raymarine’s most feature-rich sonar/GPS combination yet for fresh and coastal saltwater fishing. Offering the same advanced features as the award-winning Dragonfly 5 PRO, Dragonfly 7 PRO is equipped with an extra-large 7” display for maximum visibility.  The super bright display is also optically-bonded for all-weather performance, and is guaranteed to never fog up. 
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FLIR Enhances Raymarine LightHouse II OS with Powerful New Features

September 2015

 
   
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced the release of the latest upgrade to its acclaimed LightHouse II operating system for Raymarine multifunction displays (MFDs). Underscoring FLIR’s commitment to enhance the boating experience through innovation, LightHouse II Release 15 gives captains the ability to monitor their engine room using the new FLIR AX8 marine thermal camera system, improves collision avoidance with completely new graphical representations of AIS targets, and now supports direct software updates over Wi-Fi to keep Raymarine users up-to-date with the latest technology.
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Raymarine’s Evolution Autopilot Gets The Public Vote

September 2015

 
   
Team Raymarine was delighted to accept the Sailing Today award for Gear Innovation (in association with NASA Marine) for the Raymarine Evolution autopilot. 
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Raymarine’s Most Advanced Sonar Product Line Coming to ICAST

July 2015

 
   
Wilsonville, OR – July 15, 2015 - FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) will showcase its latest Raymarine sonar innovations at the ICAST sport fishing industry trade show, July 15 – 18 in Orlando, FL. Committed to providing anglers intelligent, high-performance tools for catching fish, Raymarine has launched twelve new CHIRP sonar-enabled products during the 2015 season. These include the award-winning Dragonfly 4 and 5, eS Series HybridTouch™ multifunction displays, and a new line of ClearPulse™ digital and CHIRP sonar modules. This broad line of sonar solutions provides anglers with unparalleled fish-targeting and underwater imaging capabilities.
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Raymarine and Navionics Partner to Deliver Exciting New SonarChart™ Live Functionality to Raymarine DragonflyTM PRO & Wi-Fish Devices

July 2015

 
   
Wilsonville, OR & Wareham, MA - July 15th 2015 – Raymarine, a world leader in marine electronics, and Navionics, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating and outdoor markets, announced today that Navionics’ award-winning SonarChart™ Live is now compatible with Raymarine Dragonfly 4 and 5 PRO and Wi-Fish™ systems. Raymarine customers can now connect these cutting-edge devices with the Navionics Boating app using Wi-Fi to create and view a personal HD bathymetry map in real time while navigating. The amazing SonarChart Live is an embedded, free feature for Raymarine customers now available on Apple iOS devices and coming soon on Android.
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Raymarine Upgrades LightHouse II Operating System with New Sailing Features

May 2015

 
   
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) announced the  release of the latest update to its acclaimed LightHouse II operating system for Raymarine multifunction displays (MFDs), with advanced features designed specifically for sailboats.  LightHouse II Release 14 offers multiple tools to help sailors determine the quickest, most efficient ways to navigate while racing or cruising. The free update is available for aSeries, cSeries, eSeries, gS Series, and the new eS Series line of high performance MFDs.
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FLIR Announces Raymarine eS Series High Performance Navigation Displays

April 2015

 
   
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced the release of the new Raymarine eS Series line of HybridTouch™ multifunction displays. Powered by Raymarine’s advanced LightHouse II user interface, the eS Series includes three high-performance navigation displays that offer unprecedented control and ease-of-use in a sleek, ergonomic design.   
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Innovative New Sonars and Thermal Cameras Make Boating Safer and More Fun

February 2015

 
   
February 11th, 2015 - FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced the release of three new sonars and two new thermal cameras that have one goal in mind: making your time on the water safer and more enjoyable than ever. With FLIR’s industry-leading thermal imaging technology, the new M400 stabilized multi-sensor thermal camera, and handheld Ocean Scout™ thermal camera, give boaters unprecedented ability to spot other vessels, avoid collisions, and stay safe on the water by seeing clearly in total darkness and in bad weather. Designed from the ground up to give anglers unparalleled fish-targeting capability, Raymarine’s new CP570 Professional CHIRP sonar, CP470 CHIRP sonar and CP370 digital sonar redefine blue water sonar with clutter free images of bait fish and the predators around them in deep water.
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FLIR announces New Raymarine Dragonfly® Fishfinder Products

January 2015

 
   
Expanded Dragonfly product range for fishermen includes the world’s first fishfinder below £200 to use wide-spectrum CHIRP sonar technology 
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Trade in your old fishfinder for a Raymarine Dragonfly and get £100 Cashback

December 2014

 
   
Buy a NEW Raymarine Dragonfly or Dragonfly7 from any Raymarine retailer or dealer within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland  between 1 December 2014 and 31 January 2015 and receive £100 Cashback. Terms and Conditions apply.
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Trade in your old radar and display a get up to £750 Cashback

December 2014

 
   
Buy a NEW Raymarine Multifunction Display and any Raymarine Radar, and trade in your old display and radar and receive up to £750 cashback.
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Raymarine partners with Jeppesen to give unprecedented customer choice

November 2014

 
   
Committed to giving boaters around the world access to the best charting experience, FLIR Systems  is pleased to announce support for C-MAP by Jeppesen cartography in the company’s range of Raymarine Multifunction Displays.  Raymarine and Jeppesen have collaborated to achieve a powerful and flexible navigation experience with support for C-MAP 4D across Raymarine’s range of LightHouse™ II based multifunction displays.  The Raymarine line of Dragonfly Sonar/GPS will also support C-MAP, giving anglers access to Jeppesen’s extensive worldwide map library.
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Raymarine debuts New VHF Radios and Video technology at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

October 2014

 
   
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) is pleased to announce the launch of the Raymarine Ray70 Multifunction VHF Marine Radio and the LightHouse II Version 12 Software upgrade for Raymarine multifunction displays. Raymarine’s new line of VHF radios are being showcased this week at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2014.  
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FLIR takes home three NMEA awards

October 2014

 
   
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) is delighted to announce that three of its products won awards at the recent 2014 National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) annual convention and expo, held in Fort Myers, USA Oct. 8-11.   
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Raymarine unveils SideVision™ Sonar and IP Video Camera Technologies at ICAST

July 2014

 
   
July 2014 - In a continuing effort to provide fishermen and boaters with the tools they need for success on the water, Raymarine is announcing two new technology options for its LightHouse II powered line of multifunction displays.  The new CP200 SideVision™ sonar module expands anglers’ underwater horizons with crystal-clear CHIRP side-scanning sonar and the new CAM200IP marine video camera brings high definition video monitoring to Raymarine multifunction displays. 
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Raymarine’s technology gives competitors head start for the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

June 2014

 
   
Leading marine electronics manufacturer, Raymarine invites competitors taking part in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race to the Island Sailing Club, Cowes, at 1800 on Friday 20th June to hear the latest weather and tidal information prior to the race. This up to the minute information will be available live and free to all attendees, thanks to Raymarine’s Weather Briefing
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Raymarine announces New Autopilot and Engine Integration with Yanmar Propulsion System

June 2014

 
   
Raymarine is pleased to announce that two of the company’s ground-breaking products are now compatible with selected Yanmar engine systems. Fully tested and certified by both parties, the Evolution™ DBW brings autopilot control to vessels equipped with Yanmar VC10 and JC10 (Joystick) Control Systems; connecting direct to provide unrivalled steering control of the Yanmar propulsion systems. The ECI-100 Universal Engine and Control Interface gives access, via Raymarine multifunction displays (MFDs), to Yanmar engine data.
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Raymarine expands aSeries with new LightHouse II-powered 9 and 12 inch Multifunction Touch Displays

May 2014

 
   
Raymarine, a division of FLIR Systems, is announcing today the all new a9 and a12 multifunction displays.   Both models will make their public debut at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show in Queensland Australia.  The new 9” and 12” multi-touch displays are equipped  with Raymarine’s best-in-class touch-screen display technology with pinch-to-zoom, a fast  10Hz internal GPS and extensive wired and wireless networking  expansion capabilities.
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Raymarine launches gS195 Glass Bridge Multifunction Display

May 2014

 
   
Raymarine, a division of FLIR Systems is announcing today the launch of the 19” gS195 Glass Bridge Multifunction Display.   The gS195 will make its public debut at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show in Queensland Australia.   Raymarine’s largest LightHouse II powered multifunction display, the gS195 joins the 9”, 12”, and 15.4” in the gS Series family of glass bridge multifunction displays.  Engineered for premium yachts, the gS195’s edge-to-edge glass construction and slim bezel design blends beautifully with modern helms.
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Raymarine announces inaugural Raymarine J/80 Championships

April 2014

 
   
Raymarine is proud to announce the company’s sponsorship of the inaugural Raymarine J/80 Championships. A season-long series of UK-based events, the 2014 Raymarine J/80 Championship starts in April with the Warsash Spring Championships, moving on to the J/80 Nationals in Poole and the Royal Southern Yacht Club Regatta in May. June sees the 2014 Raymarine J/80 Championship take in the JP Morgan Round the Island Race, followed by the J-Cup in July, culminating in the last weekend of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week in August. The J/80 is a highly successful One Design with over 1450 J/80s sailing world-wide. 
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Raymarine and Navico dispute resolved

March 2014

 
   
Navico Inc. and Navico Holding AS, and Raymarine Inc, are pleased to announce that they have resolved their disputes through a license to Navico's patented DownScan sonar technologies. Raymarine and Navico have mutually agreed to dismiss all patent litigations and disputes between them. The terms of the patent license and resolution are confidential.
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Raymarine introduces Hydro-Balance™ technology for Evolution™ autopilots

February 2014

 
   
Raymarine is pleased to announce the addition of new Hydro-Balance™ technology to its multiple award-winning Evolution™ autopilot line. This new patent-pending technology brings an even higher level of autopilot steering performance to boats with hydraulic steering systems. Specifically designed for hydraulic steering systems which have no rudder reference fitted, Hydro-Balance™ is particularly effective on boats with outboard engines.
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Dragonfly7 - Raymarine’s award-winning Dragonfly CHIRP Sonar GPS goes large

February 2014

 
   
Raymarine is proud to introduce the new 7” display version of its award-winning Dragonfly® Sonar/GPS – the Dragonfly7. Since its launch last year, Dragonfly’s high-performance, dual-channel CHIRP sonar and GPS chartplotter combination has taken the fishing world by storm; bringing the power and crisp detail of advanced CHIRP DownVision™ sonar to inland and coastal anglers at a very affordable price.
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Wahoo goes digital with Raymarine

December 2013

 
   
Wahoo RIBs has chosen Raymarine to supply a complete navigation and control system for its luxurious new flagship, the Wahoo LX600. Based on a race-winning design from the great naval architect Lorne Campbell, the LX is described as the ultimate grand tourer of the oceans; capable of carrying 12 people at speeds of up to 60 knots.
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Record breaking Raymarine

November 2013

 
   

Raymarine, leading marine electronics manufacturer, has made history this week following an announcement that it is the first company to ever receive four METS DAME Award nominations. Considered to be the most prestigious design competition for new marine equipment and accessories in the world, the DAME Awards recognise excellence and innovation in design. From the 115 products entered for this year’s competition, 52 products from 12 countries were nominated to go forward for final judging, including all 4 of Raymarine’s entries

 

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Raymarine announces completely redesigned LightHouse II User Interface for Raymarine MultiFunction Displays

October 2013

 
   
Visitors to the 2013 Fort Lauderdale boat show will be treated to a preview of the next major release of Raymarine’s LightHouse User Interface.  LightHouse II is the ninth release of Raymarine’s successful multifunction display user interface, and has been completely redesigned to give Raymarine owners a simpler, more user-friendly experience with welcome new features.
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Raymarine Evolution™ autopilot certified for SeaStar Solutions Optimus systems

October 2013

 
   
Raymarine is pleased to announce that it’s all-new Evolution EV-2 drive-by-wire autopilot system has been certified for use with SeaStar Solutions’ new Optimus EPS and Optimus 360 electronics steering systems.  Optimus EPS systems provide effortless electronic power steering for outboard powerboats, while Optimus 360 systems add easy 360-degree maneuvering capabilities using an intuitive joystick controller.  Both systems use state-of-the-art CAN bus networking for exceptional steer-by-wire control.
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Raymarine’s Evolution™ wins again

October 2013

 
   
Raymarine is delighted to announce that its award-winning Evolution™ autopilot has won the coveted 2013 NMEA-BWI Technology Award at the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) annual convention held in San Diego, CA
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Evolution™ Innovation!

September 2013

 
   
Raymarine is proud to announce that the Evolution™ autopilot has received the IBEX Innovation Award for electronics at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference held in Louisville KY, USA.  The Evolution™ autopilot, which was launched earlier this year, combines advanced aerospace guidance technology with Raymarine’s marine autopilot expertise to deliver a new level of accurate autopilot control. 
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Raymarine introduces New Engine and Drive-By-Wire-Interface Steering Solution

September 2013

 
   

Raymarine is proud to announce the launch of the ground-breaking new ECI-100 Universal Engine and Control Interface. The ECI-100 is an innovative device for boat builders and system integrators that bridges the gap between engine instrumentation, drive-by-wire propulsion systems, and Raymarine network navigation systems.

 

The ECI-100 Universal Engine and Control Interface collects and connects engine information to give the user simple and immediate access to engine performance data, fuel consumption and alarms via a full range of customizable information screens on Raymarine’s multifunction displays (MFDs).

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Raymarine’s Dragonfly™ Competition...it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

August 2013

 
   
Raymarine’s innovative and award-winning Dragonfly™ is the all-in-one high-technology sonar that has set the fishing world buzzing. Able to view fish targets and structure down to 600ft or 198 metres, Dragonfly produces high-clarity underwater images that have to be seen to be believed. 

Raymarine is running a worldwide competition inviting boaters and anglers to send in and share their best ‘Dragonfly in action’ screen captures. Each month Raymarine chooses from the best Dragonfly screen capture submissions, and the sender of each image published on the Raymarine website receives a Dragonfly sun cover and carry case.
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Raymarine supports Olympic inspired Sailing Festival, GJW Direct SailFest 2013

August 2013

 
   
Raymarine, leading marine electronics manufacturer, has announced its involvement with the all new annual sailing festival, GJW Direct SailFest. Taking place in Weymouth, Dorset on the August bank holiday weekend at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), SailFest has evolved to become a continuing legacy of the Olympic Games.
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Raymarine Live Technology Show at PSP Southampton Boat Show

August 2013

 
   
At this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show, leading marine electronics manufacturer, Raymarine, will be launching its latest range of innovative electronic navigation equipment at the Raymarine Live Technology Show’ at 13:30, Friday 13 September on stand G088. The Raymarine stand will be a live technology display area, enabling visitors to see the full suite of Raymarine products in operation.
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Raymarine’s new InstAlertTM technology update for TH Series handheld thermal cameras

August 2013

 
   
InstAlert™, the new safety enhancing software upgrade for Raymarine’s TH Series handheld thermal cameras, automatically highlights in red the ‘hottest’ objects visible. Using the new InstAlert mode means that a person in the water now stands out in bright red against a black and white background; a quick and easy spot in an emergency situation
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“a” is for Angler, as Raymarine launches latest a Series Multifunction Displays

July 2013

 
   

The compact dimension, big specification format of Raymarine’s new a Series multifunction displays (MFDs) receives another boost as the company releases its latest models ; expanding screen sizes to 7” and adding Wi-Fi, plus new sonar options to the extensive list of a Series capabilities.

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Raymarine Expands Angler’s Underwater Vision

July 2013

 
   

Following the success of the award-winning Dragonfly Sonar/GPS, Raymarine is announcing the all-new CP100 network sonar module with CHIRP DownVision™. The CHIRP powered CP100 “black box” network sonar module brings photo-like underwater vision to Raymarine’s latest generation MFDs (multifunction displays), including the HybridTouch™ e Series and the all new gS Series glass bridge screens.

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High-tech horizons beckon for today’s marine engineering apprentices

June 2013

 
   

Apprentice George Woolliss, 18, found himself hovering above the rooftops of Bournemouth & Poole College last week.  George, from the village of St Leonard’s near Ringwood, was given a bird’s eye view of the latest high-tech equipment loaned to the college on a long-term basis by Raymarine, one of the region’s leading marine electronics company based in Fareham.

 

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Raymarine’s technology gives competitors head start for the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

May 2013

 
   

Leading marine electronics manufacturer, Raymarine invites competitors taking part in the 82nd J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race to the Island Sailing Club, Cowes, at 1800 on 31st May to hear the latest weather and tidal information prior to the race. This up to the minute information will be available live and free to all attendees, thanks to Raymarine’s Weather Briefing.

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Raymarine’s Dragonfly captures a turtle

May 2013

 
   

World leaders in marine electronics, Raymarine, has announced the first lucky winner of its NEW and exciting monthly Dragonfly™ Screen Capture Competition.

Ben Garlick of Queensland, Australia, has won a refund of the full purchase price of his award-winning 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 a bale of turtles swimming beneath his boat in a large, shallow estuary of water off the east coast of Australia.  

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Raymarine Dragonfly delivers amazing views of the underwater world – share your underwater images for the chance to win Dragonfly prizes

April 2013

 
   

Raymarine’s innovative and award-winning DragonflyTM is the latest high-technology sonar that has to be seen to be believed. Now available internationally through marine retailers and dealers, all boaters want to get their hands on the compact, stand-alone, high clarity colour screen sonar and GPS chartplotter.

 

Raymarine is now offering everyone the chance to get their hands on Dragonfly accessories and even win back the price of their Dragonfly, complete with transom mount CPT-60 CHIRP sonar transducer, simply by sending in their best screen images.

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Raymarine has it covered

April 2013

 
   

Raymarine will be showcasing its range of innovative new products at this year’s Seawork International show. The six new additions have it all covered with the Dragonfly™ Sonar/GPS, Ray 260 VHF, T200 thermal camera, a-Series now with Wi-Fi, gS Series and EvolutionTM autopilot. There really is something for everyone from the smallest, fastest RIB to the largest offshore workboat.

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Raymarine introduces New CHIRP powered Dragonfly™ Sonar/GPS with High Resolution DownVision™ Sonar Imaging

February 2013

 
   

Raymarine’s high-performance Dragonfly™ Sonar/GPS brings the power and crisp detail of advanced CHIRP sonar to inland and coastal anglers at a very affordable price.   The new easy-fit, stand-alone Dragonfly™ is a dual-channel CHIRP sonar and GPS chartplotter combination and comes complete with its own dual-element CHIRP transducer; ideal for smaller boats of almost any kind.

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Raymarine’s new a-Series Multifunction Displays – now with dedicated WiFi for simple remote control

February 2013

 
   

Following the successful launch of the new a-Series multifunction displays (MFDs), Raymarine has taken significant steps to expand a-Series functionality further with the addition of two new versions of the a65 and a67 complete with built-in Wi-Fi.

 

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Raymarine’s new compact performer makes thermal night vision technology even more accessible

February 2013

 
   

Raymarine welcomes the latest addition to its range of thermal night vision cameras in the form of the new T200 thermal camera. Detecting floating objects, navigation aids, other vessels, and even people in the water is easy using FLIR thermal imaging technology and now even small boats can see at night with the T200 Series fixed mount thermal night vision cameras. These excellent value fixed-mount thermal cameras bring ownership of genuine FLIR thermal imaging technology within the grasp of more boaters than ever before.

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New gS Series from Raymarine – all-glass screen design is clear to see

February 2013

 
   

The elegant gS Series goes public this week as Raymarine unveils its powerful glass bridge navigation system for the discerning boater. Starkly attractive, flexible, and simple to use, gS Series’ edge-to-edge glass construction and slim-line bezels enable the displays to be completely flush mounted for seamless good looks; transforming an ordinary helm station into something special.

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Raymarine’s new look black-box VHF is the perfect complement to integrated helms

February 2013

 
   

The Ray 260 is Raymarine’s new premier VHF radio, designed to complement and enhance the latest generation of Raymarine multifunction displays (MFDs) and instruments. The new addition to Raymarine’s range features a modular design with a remotely mounted Class D Digital Selective Calling (DSC) black-box transceiver, remote speaker receiver and a full function handset.

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Sail or ‘fly’ ? - Raymarine previews innovative breakthrough in autopilot intelligence Evolution™ autopilots – the shape of things to come

February 2013

 
   

From the company that invented the Autohelm, Raymarine is pleased to preview the very latest in autopilot technology; Evolution™ autopilots. The Evolution™ combines advanced aerospace guidance technology with Raymarine’s marine autopilot expertise to deliver a new level of accurate autopilot control.

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Raymarine RayControl & RayRemote Apps remain FREE until April 7th

January 2013

 
   

Raymarine has announced that its apps for RayControl and RayRemote are to remain FREE for users to download until April 7th, 2013. The RayRemote and RayControl apps, which enable users to control e and c-Series multifunction displays wirelessly from any smartphone or tablet, are available for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire, and can be located via the Apple iTunes App store, Google Play Store for Android, and through the Amazon Android Marketplace. The applications have been incredibly successful and popular both by users and the marine industry. The RayControl app was shortlisted at this year’s Dame Award, a worldwide award for design excellence in the marine industry.

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Raymarine’s Racemaster first across the line as Geoff Carveth wins SB20 World Championships

January 2013

 
   

The UON SB20 World Championships, held at Hamilton Island in December 2012, saw one of the closest fought series of races. The event concluded with Geoff Carveth’s British WKD team sailing into the SB20 class history books to be crowned SB20 world champion for the third time. With the leading SB20 boats and crews so competitively matched, one of the advantages used by Carveth was his Racemaster compass from Raymarine which provided essential data from the race course.

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Raymarine enters 10th year of support for J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

January 2013

 
   

World leaders in marine electronics, Raymarine, has confirmed its continuing sponsorship of the world-renowned J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. A race partner since 2003, Raymarine has signed a further two year partner agreement, ensuring the company maintains its key role in the on-going success of the Round the Island Race by providing the essential, pre-race weather briefing for the 1700 plus yachts and over 16000 sailors that take part. 

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Raymarine chosen as preferred electronics supplier for Nordship Yachts’ new Custom Line

December 2012

 
   

Nordship Yachts, the Danish-based manufacturer of cruising yachts, has launched a unique service enabling boat owners to create their own exclusive dream boat. The introduction of ‘Custom Line’ will make Nordship the world’s first ever boatyard to offer ‘one-design’, fully-customised, luxury cruising yachts from 46 feet upwards.

The service is being headed by Nordship founder Lars Buchwald, and enables boat owners to be involved in every aspect of their cruising yacht’s design and build, from hull design to build materials, layout, rig, interior design and electronics, while costing no more than comparable yachts from leading manufacture of luxury production yachts. 
 

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Raymarine announced as headline sponsor for the 2013 RYA Yachtmaster Instructors Conference

December 2012

 
   

World leading marine electronics manufacturer Raymarine is pleased to announce it will be supporting the 2013 RYA Yachtmaster Instructor Conference as the title sponsor.

The 2013 RYA Yachtmaster Instructor Conference will be held at the Marriott Highcliff Hotel in Bournemouth 26-27 January 2013, with guest speakers Roger Towner, Chief Examiner and Registrar of Shipping for the Marine Coastguard Agency (MCA) and Richard Haworth from High Latitudes.

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Scorpion RIBs chooses Raymarine for its world-leading marine electronics technology

December 2012

 
   

Scorpion, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high quality production and bespoke RIBs for leisure owners, commercial and superyacht users, has announced it has selected Raymarine as its preferred supplier for marine electronics.

Kevin Hunt, General Manager at Scorpion, says the company has chosen Raymarine’s most technically advanced e7D HybridTouch™ multifunction display as the product of choice for all its RIBs. He says, “Raymarine is the market leader in advanced marine electronics. This high level of technical innovation and superb quality reflects the characteristics found in Scorpion RIBs, which makes Raymarine the naturally preferred choice for us to offer to our customers.”  

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Raymarine RayControl & RayRemote Apps now FREE for limited time

November 2012

 
   

To celebrate the achievement of Raymarine’s RayControl app being shortlisted at this year’s Dame Award, for design excellence, at the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), Raymarine is offering the RayControl and RayRemote apps FREE to download until Sunday 13th January 2013.

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RAYMARINE® FUSION® Brings On-Screen Audio Control to Popular Multifunction Displays

November 2012

 
   

Raymarine, world leaders in marine electronics, and FUSION®, a worldwide leader in marine entertainment, announced today the imminent arrival of FUSION-Link support for the new generation of Raymarine multi-function displays (MFDs). Designed to provide full on-screen control of a FUSION 700 Series stereo over an Ethernet network, FUSION-Link-enabled Raymarine displays allow owners to experience and access on board entertainment like never before.

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Broom Boats chooses Raymarine as preferred supplier

October 2012

 
   

October 2012 – One of the longest established boat builders in the UK, Broom Boats, has announced it has selected Raymarine as its supplier of marine electronics, navigation, communications and safety equipment for its range of innovative, hand-crafted motor boats. 

 

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Raymarine Upgrades Multifunction Product Line With New LightHouse v5

October 2012

 
   

Raymarine has announced LightHouse v5 software for c-Series, e-Series and the all new a-Series multifunction displays. LightHouse v5 greatly improves the MFD user experience with a long list of new features and enhancements to Raymarine’s award winning multifunction displays. The new version 5 software makes its debut at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show and will be showcased across the entire Raymarine MFD offering including the all new e165 – the e-Series flagship, and the new compact a-Series MFDs.  

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i is for instrument’ - Raymarine launches new models at PSP Southampton Boat Show

September 2012

 
   

 Raymarine will be showcasing the new i40, i50 and i60 instruments at Southampton International Boat Show which opens on Friday 14 September. Expanding Raymarine’s new look to encompass dedicated wind instruments, monochrome displays and compact formats, Raymarine is now able to offer the complete choice of instruments for all types of boating.

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New Manager for Raymarine Norge

September 2012

 
   

 Raymarine is pleased to announce the appointment of Rolf Fossumstuen to the position of Manager for Raymarine Norge. Leading the dedicated Raymarine organisation in the region, Fossumstuen’s responsibilities will include sales, marketing and product support within Norway.

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Raymarine premieres flagship e165 multifunction display at HISWA, Amsterdam

September 2012

 
   

Raymarine is proud to announce the launch of the e165 at HISWA, which opens on Tuesday 4 September at the NDSM Shipyard in Amsterdam. The latest addition to the award winning range of eSeries MFDs (multi-function displays), the e165 sports a full 15.4” 16:9 wide-format display and sits in the same footprint as a traditional 14” screen, giving 20% more screen for the same helm or dash space. 

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Raymarine appoints Sales Manager for Raymarine Sverige AB

August 2012

 
   

Raymarine has announced the appointment of Petter Odenhall as Sales Manager for Raymarine Sverige AB. Leading the dedicated Raymarine team in the region, his responsibilities will include sales, marketing and product support in Sweden.

Raymarine Sverige is a wholly-owned Raymarine subsidiary established in 2011 as a dedicated customer, sales and technical support organisation in this important market. Odenhall has over 6 years of extensive knowledge of the marine industry having been previously employed by Belamarin AB.

Odenhall succeeds Stefan Berne who has decided to ‘pass on the baton’ after many years in the marine leisure industry in Sweden. Widely respected in the boating market, Berne will be missed by customers and colleagues alike.

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Raymarine launches new products at PSP Southampton Boat Show

August 2012

 
   

At the PSP Southampton Boat Show, world leader in marine electronics, Raymarine, will be launching its latest range of electronic equipment. For press the ‘Raymarine Live Technology Show’ will take place on press day at 14:30, Friday 14th September on stand G088.

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Vicem Chooses Raymarine for its Flagship 107 Yacht

July 2012

 
   

Turkish builder Vicem has launched ‘Moni’, its flagship 107 motor yacht equipped with a comprehensive suite of Raymarine electronics. “We chose Raymarine as our supplier for this yacht because we could get everything we required from one supplier,” commented Gary Smith, the US sales broker of Vicem. “We wanted this flagship design to be equipped with the latest in marine electronics.”

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Raymarine Previews NEW a-Series Multifunction Displays

July 2012

 
   

 Raymarine launches the new a‐Series line of multifunction navigation displays at the ICAST sport fishing trade show.

The new a‐Series brings the performance and simplicity of Raymarine multifunction navigation into a sleek, compact, and full featured touchscreen display. Engineered to perform on boats below 30’ the new a‐Series are rugged multifunction displays designed for tight spaces. The touch screen design and low profile bezel gives every helm a clean, and integrated appearance, while the supplied mounting bracket offers convenient mounting virtually anywhere at the helm.

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Raymarine Promotes Harry Heasman to UK Sales Manager

June 2012

 
   

Raymarine has announced that Harry Heasman has been promoted to the role of UK Sales Manager. Previously Regional Sales Manager for the UK South East, East coast and the whole of Ireland, Harry will now oversee the complete Raymarine UK sales team, as well as handling key OEM accounts.

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Andrea Mura Selects Latest Raymarine Electronics On Vento Di Sardegna In Preparation For 2012 Twostar

June 2012

 
   

With a class win in the Route de Rhum, Italian Andrea Mura in his Open 50 Vento di Sardegna, is probably the fastest monohull entered in the 2012 TWOSTAR race. As part of his race preparations Mura has chosen to fully upgrade the Raymarine electronics onboard, with Raymarine’s new i70 instruments and p70 autopilot control heads. Mura and crew Riccardo Apolloni will also be using Raymarine’s TH24 Handheld Thermal Imaging Camera on board for additional safety and visibility at all times of day and night.

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Work those apps!

May 2012

 
   

Following the launch of the new series of Raymarine wireless apps, Raymarine will be hosting free webinar training sessions that enable users to control e and c Series multifunction displays (MFDs) wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet, Raymarine will be hosting free webinar training sessions on how to get the most from the RayRemote and RayControl apps, which are now available for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.

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Raymarine launches new Remote and Control apps

May 2012

 
   

Raymarine has launched a new series of apps which enable users to control e and c-Series multifunction displays wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet. These two new apps – RayRemote and RayControl - are now available for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire. 

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Raymarine sponsors the OAR Project on a Great British adventure

May 2012

 
   

Raymarine, the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine electronics, is supporting the Olympic Atlantic Row (OAR) with the latest marine technology. Raymarine navigation equipment will play a vital role in the OAR’s epic challenge to row 2,000 miles across the North Atlantic Ocean, departing from Canada to arrive in England in time to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games. 
 

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Round the Island Race: advance weather advice

April 2012

 
   

For an inside track on the expected weather conditions, Round the Island Race competitors can attend the free pre-race Raymarine Weather Briefing, hosted by Libby Greenhalgh, at 18.00 on Friday 29 June at the Island Sailing Club. Competitors can also sign up to receive forecasts via email and SMS at http://www.raymarine.co.uk/view/?id=3292  

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Raymarine shows new products at Seawork

February 2012

 
   

At Seawork 2012, Raymarine, world leader in marine electronics, will showcase its new range of electronic equipment for the light commercial marine market - including the new e7, e95 and e125 multifunction displays, i70 / p70 instruments, AIS950 transceiver, CP450C ClearPulse™ CHIRP sonar and its gyro-stabilised thermal camera.

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Raymarine launches new CP450C Sonar With ClearPulse™ CHIRP Technology

February 2012

 
   

State-of-the-art sonar module offers anglers phenomenal fish detection, clarity, and depth performance. NASHUA, NH and MIAMI BEACH, FL. February 16th, 2012– Raymarine announced the launch of its new CP450C ClearPulse™ CHIRP sonar, a cutting edge black box fishfinder option for the all new Raymarine e-Series and c-Series line of multifunction displays.

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Raymarine launches gyro stabilised thermal night vision

February 2012

 
   

Raymarine announced the newest addition to its family of thermal night vision products for boaters, the T470SC gyro-stabilised thermal camera.

Engineered with FLIR thermal imaging technology the T470SC is equipped with a high resolution, long-range thermal imager, a color low light visible TV camera with 10:1 optical zoom, and active gyro-stabilisation.

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Raymarine launches AIS950 Class Automatic identification system transceiver

February 2012

 
   

Raymarine announced today the launch of its new AIS950 Automatic Identification System (AIS) transceiver. This powerful new AIS device brings a new level of professional-grade features and performance to Raymarine’s line of AIS products. The AIS950 is a Class A Transceiver certified for installation on both SOLAS and sub SOLAS class vessels. A commercial grade product, the AIS950 is equally at home on workboats, law-enforcement craft, and on private yachts desiring an AIS device with professional grade features.

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Raymarine launches Voyage Planner PC planning software

February 2012

 
   

Raymarine announced the introduction of Voyage Planner PC software, a powerful, easy-to-use, route planning and data management software solution for Raymarine multifunction displays. Voyage Planner allows Raymarine owners to effortlessly manage waypoints and routes between their vessel’s multifunction display and their personal computer. Boaters can plan at home or bring their PC onboard and import and export waypoints and routes in real time, using the built-in Wi-Fi capability of Raymarine’s new c-Series and e-Series multifunction displays. 

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Raymarine’s world launch of new e95/e97 and e125/e127 multifunction displays

January 2012

 
   

Raymarine has launched its new mid and large format e series multifunctional displays. The new e95 and e125 multifunction displays (MFD) follow on from the tremendous acclaim received by the compact e7. The two larger screen options have been eagerly awaited by Raymarine users, looking to enjoy the advanced power, expanded networking, and wireless connectivity of the HybridTouch™ e series, whose technical innovation and intuitive access to information and on-board system control has caught the imagination of boat owners. The two new screen sizes are also set to be available in a non-touch screen display; all the connectivity via button control heralding the new c series.

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Ferryside Independent Lifeboat is first to benefit from Raymarine’s new e7 technology

October 2011

 
   

One of the first boats to be installed with Raymarine’s new e7 HybridTouch™ multifunction displays is the new Ferryside Independent Lifeboat. This custom built Ribcraft 6.4m lifeboat is a ‘declared facility’ and is responsible for answering 999 calls in the same way as the RNLI. The Ferryside lifeboats operate in the Carmarthenshire region, working in the extremely fast flowing and tidal waters of the Bristol Channel with its notorious mud flats and sinking sands. 

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Raymarine launches hand-held thermal marine cameras

October 2011

 
   

Sophisticated thermal imaging night vision technology is now available in a compact, hand-held camera format with the launch of Raymarine’s new TH Series. The new TH24 and TH32 Thermal Cameras are lightweight and easy-to-use, giving boaters the power to see clearly for up to a kilometre distance, even in total darkness.

Priced from £1295 ex tax, these rugged, all-weather hand held cameras use the same proven FLIR thermal imaging technology as Raymarine’s top of the range fixed mount thermal night vision systems. This new affordable, portable format makes thermal imaging accessible and usable by a wide audience. 

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Raymarine’s new i70 instrument is the perfect companion for sailing, cruising and fishing

September 2011

 
   

Raymarine announces the launch of its new i70 instrument and p70 and p70R autopilot control heads; stylish new-look controls and displays packed full of powerful features, stunning graphics and a highly intuitive user interface herald the Raymarine next generation. These products were launched globally at the 2011 Sydney Boat Show, and will be on display in the UK for the first time during the 2011 Southampton Boat Show. 

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Raymarine launches revolutionary e7 multifunction display

September 2011

 
   

World-leading marine electronics manufacturer Raymarine will launch its revolutionary e7 multifunctional display (MFD) in the UK at the 2011 Southampton Boat Show, bringing advanced power, expanded networking, and wireless connectivity to boaters looking for the most technically innovative and intuitive way to access information and control on-board systems. The launch follows the global product launch at the Sydney Boat Show, and will be the first time the product has been seen in the UK.  

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Raymarine UK helps preserve British maritime heritage with National Historic Ships award

September 2011

 
   

At midday, on Saturday 17th September, Raymarine UK, leading marine electronics manufacturer, will announce the winner of a special competition held in support of National Historic Ships, the official voice for historic vessels in the UK. Raymarine UK has donated over £4000-worth of prizes for the competition, which has helped to promote the use of electronic navigational equipment to increase safety at sea.

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Raymarine re-signs solo yacht racer Katie Miller as Ambassador

August 2011

 
   

Raymarine UK, leading marine electronics manufacturer, has re-signed solo yacht racer Katie Miller as its latest Ambassador. Katie was the youngest woman to ever participate in the Ostar Trans-Atlantic single-handed race, and is now preparing to take part in the TwoStar Transatlantic race, a legendary double-handed race that has been resurrected for 2012. 

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