Nice looking piece of kit for sea and land
Marine electronics distributor C A Clase is launching “the groundbreaking” new Geonav 3, the latest model in the GPS chart plotter range from Geonav.
Geonav say: “Designed with outdoor and sport enthusiasts in mind, the unique multi function GPS chart plotter combines marine, land, hiking and skiing navigation in one compact, easy to use unit.”
The unit was launched at the Genoa Boat Show and is due to hit the British market in December.
The Geonav 3 offers a 2.2″ transflective colour TFT LCD screen with a 320 x 240 pixel display, which is said to be retained in full sunlight. It boasts a battery life of hours hours and weight of approximately 100 grams. It is water resistant to IPX 7, which means immersion for 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter.
Geonav say: “A fully programmable chart plotter compatible with both Navionics Land & Sea and Navionics Platinum charts, it offers practical information and support for mariners, including 3D navigation, satellite images, panoramic port pictures and coastal aerial photographs. It also features a ‘Go To’ function to recall ports and markers as well as identifying the nearest location for immediate supplies of necessities such as water and fuel.
“The innovative satellite navigator features exclusive Navionics multi dimensional electronic outdoor cartography, allowing skiers to navigate throughout any ski resort in the Alps. The system provides information on the access points, names and type of ski lifts, the ski slopes including restaurants and ticket offices, names of the pistes and difficulty level as well as images of major points of interest. The Geonav 3 even offers users the facility to look back and analyse their journey, providing calculations of the daily time spent on the lifts and on the ski slopes, the average speed and distance covered as well as diagrams showing indications of the distance and altitude.”
In addition to the marine and road cartography, it also provides coastal road networks and information about paths, refuges, mountains and other important details relevant to hiking enthusiasts.
Priced at £349 inc VAT.
C A Clase
Tel: 44 239 224 7920