OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) today
announced that Pursuit Boats, a division of S2 Yachts Inc., has selected
Garmin to be its premier electronics supplier to outfit its line of
offshore, center console, sport, and dual console boat configurations
ranging from 18-40 feet. This announcement is being made in conjunction
with the Miami International Boat Show, and Garmin exclusivity across
the entire line of Pursuit boats is expected to begin immediately.
“We’re proud to have been selected as the exclusive electronics supplier
to Pursuit Boats, a company known for delivering luxury models that set
the standard of quality in marine design and manufacturing,” said Dan
Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “Garmin electronics
are known for innovation, performance and quality, and we’re confident
that having our award-winning electronics on board will meet and exceed
the needs of the Pursuit customer.”
“We are excited about the addition of Garmin electronics to our luxury
brand of fishing and cruising boats. We strive to deliver the highest
quality components that allow our customers to have an enjoyable marine
experience while operating our products. Garmin’s reputation for
providing premium, innovative navigation is a perfect fit for Pursuit,”
said George Hetzel, Pursuit Boats vice president of sales.
Pursuit will be factory-installing the award-winning GPSMAP® 7600
chartplotter series, offering both the sonar and non-sonar versions with
an 8-, 12- or 16-inch display. Fully network capable, the GPSMAP 7600
series is built for mariners who demand high performance, ease of
operation and feature integration. They feature a high-sensitivity
internal GPS and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. Other Garmin equipment
selected by Pursuit includes the GMR 18xHD radome and GMR 424xHD2
open-array radars, VHF 300 marine radios, and the award-winning GHP
Reactor™ Hydraulic Autopilot with SmartPump, Garmin’s most responsive
autopilot system with AHRS.
Recently, Garmin was named Manufacturer of the Year and received the
honor of being the most recognized company in the marine electronics
field by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Garmin’s
portfolio includes some of the industry’s most sophisticated
chartplotters and touchscreen multifunction displays, sonar technology,
high-definition radar, autopilots, high-resolution charts, sailing
instrumentation, and other products and services that are known for
innovation, reliability, and ease-of-use.
For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless
devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active
lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including
automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more
information, visit Garmin’s virtual pressroom at garmin.com/newsroom,
contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200, or follow us at
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About Garmin International Inc.
Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN).
Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal
subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United
Kingdom. Garmin and GPSMAP are registered trademarks and GHP Reactor is
a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.
All other brands, product names, company names, trademarks and service
marks are the properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
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Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 27, 2014, filed
by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file
number 0-31983). A copy of such Form 10-K is available at http://www.garmin.com/aboutGarmin/invRelations/finReports.html.
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Garmin International Inc.
Carly Hysell, 913-397-8200