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About GarminGarmin makes owning, navigating and fishing off a boat effortless. Simply turn on the device, follow the intuitive menu and immediately enjoy a day on the water. With everything from easy-to-use fishfinders to intricately networked systems and displays from 4”–24”, Garmin masters boating needs for vessels of all shapes and sizes.
Garmin Technology Overview
Garmin STRIKER™Designed for all fishing environments, the ™ Plus provides a clear view under the boat, and the ability to create high-definition Quickdraw custom maps and record favorite fishing spots using GPS.
Gamin ECHOMAP™ PlusEnjoy the ultimate fishing experience with ECHOMAP™. Plus Fishfinder/Charplotter Combos. These feature larger displays, hybrid touch screens and ActiveCaptain compatibility for mobile devices.
Garmin GPSMAP®Hold the power of five standalone displays in one screen. Garmin GPSMAP® devices are simple to use, have large displays and are fully networkable with other systems.
Garmin ACTIVECAPTAIN™A free mobile app that connects mobile devices to compatible Garmin Chartplotters, providing access to charts and maps, the ActiveCaptain Community, smart notifications and more.
Garmin quatix®Wirelessly connect a best-in-class Multisport GPS Smartwatch with compatible Garmin marine electronics to manage and monitor your boat everywhere.
West Advisor Articles
Garmin ActiveCaptain™ Combines Smart Boat Tech with Social Networking
Garmin calls their ActiveCaptain™ app an "all-in-one app for the ultimate connected boating experience." In this article, we'll look at ActiveCaptain™ and see what this new app can do for boaters.READ MORE...
Doppler Radar Helps Boaters Avoid Collisions
We're all familiar with the Doppler Effect, which we experience every time a fire truck roars by with its siren blaring. This commonplace effect that makes the siren's pitch drop to a lower frequency as the truck passes is now harnessed in new Garmin Fantom radar units.READ MORE...
Fishfinder Technology Explained
Fishfinders allow anglers to see a graphic representation of what is beneath their boats so they can identify fish. To choose a fishfinder, consider the type of unit—whether it includes GPS and is part of a boatwide network or stands alone.READ MORE...