Raymarine Element: Next gen chartplotters promise life-like clarity

Raymarine Element is a new series of sonar/GPS chartplotters from Raymarine that slot between its budget Dragonfly and top-spec Axiom models. Unlike the Axiom range, these are keypad controlled, rather than touch screen. Raymarine describes them as ‘optimised for a simplified user experience’. However they still use a Lighthouse operating…

Raymarine ClearCruise brings augmented reality to boating tech

Never before have leisure boat owners had access to such a sophisticated array of navigational electronics. The leading manufacturers are on a never-ending mission to make navigating on the water safer, more intuitive and more inventive. Thermal imaging and the use of tablets, smartphones and even smart watches to control…

Raymarine in takeover talks

Raymarine in takeover talks

US navigation equipment manufacturer Garmin has confirmed that it is in talks with Raymarine about a possible takeover of the British company