Monthly Archives: October 2020

  1. Garmin 8612xsv vs Simrad NSS12 Evo3s

    While the decision ultimately comes down to personal preference and personal needs, we offer unbiased opinions using only facts to get you the information you need to make a tough decision. 


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  2. Selecting Cartography for your MFD

    Read more about selecting the correct Cartography for your boating needs.
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  3. What is a Garmin Marine GPS

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  4. What is a Fishfinder GPS

    Question: What is a Fishfinder GPS? Dave M.

    Answer:  A Fishfinder GPS is what is commonly referred to as a Combo unit for a boat.   It contains a Marine GPS to show navigation and boat position, as well as a built-in sonar system for depoth and fishfinding. Both wil show up on the screen at the same time in split screen mode, or they can be viewed one at a time in full screen mode. 

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  5. What is Livescope

    Question: What is Livescope?  Jake S.

    Answer:  Livescope is a technology from Garmin that shows live sonar under and around the boat. Instead of showing a historical view of what was under the boat, it shows a real time view of what is under the boat. It is offered with either a thru-hull transducer option, or transom mount.   This technology only worls on Garmin units equipped to handle Livescope. 

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  6. What is a fish finder

    Question: What is a Fish Finder? Walker E.

    Answer: A fishfinder is a device used on a boat to scan the water below the boat for objects and fish. It uses a sonar ping to send a signal downward, then listens back for the signal. This creates am image on the fishfinder screen to show depth, obstructions, and fish. Fishfnders are very commonly used by fishermen to locate fish. They are rated by their transmitting power and screen size. The common sizes are 600W for smaller boats in shallower water. 1kW for larger boats in deep water. All the way up to 3kW for commercial boats. Screen sizes vary from tiny 4" screens up to huge 16" screens. Fishfinders start around $200 and can go into the thousands.

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  7. What is the best trolling motor

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  8. Vesper Cortex



    Vesper's Cortex is the most advanced 3-in-1 technology to ever be made. By combining AIS and VHF technology at the touch of a button, you can monitor your vessel from anywhere and at anytime. Connect up to ten wireless handsets to ensure everyone on board has the power to manage their safety. Easy access buttons such as MOB and Call allow you to get in contact with surrounding vessels within seconds. This not only decreases collisions, but it has the potential to save lives. Connect your smart phone and receive alerts like anchor movement so you can remotely keep track of your vessels status. Don't pass up an opportuniy to be in control, buy Vesper's Cortex today!


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  9. Do I need trim tabs for my boat

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  10. What is the best fishfinder

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