Raymarine World News and Events

 

 

Raymarine announces inaugural Raymarine J/80 Championships

April 2014

 
   
Raymarine is proud to announce the company’s sponsorship of the inaugural Raymarine J/80 Championships. A season-long series of UK-based events, the 2014 Raymarine J/80 Championship starts in April with the Warsash Spring Championships, moving on to the J/80 Nationals in Poole and the Royal Southern Yacht Club Regatta in May. June sees the 2014 Raymarine J/80 Championship take in the JP Morgan Round the Island Race, followed by the J-Cup in July, culminating in the last weekend of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week in August. The J/80 is a highly successful One Design with over 1450 J/80s sailing world-wide. 
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Raymarine and Navico dispute resolved

March 2014

 
   
Navico Inc. and Navico Holding AS, and Raymarine Inc, are pleased to announce that they have resolved their disputes through a license to Navico's patented DownScan sonar technologies. Raymarine and Navico have mutually agreed to dismiss all patent litigations and disputes between them. The terms of the patent license and resolution are confidential.
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Swedish top angler in new partnership with Raymarine

March 2014

 
   
Raymarine is pleased to announce that Johan Abelsson, one of Sweden’s top fishermen, has become the company’s latest fishing ambassador.  Abelsson, a charter captain and professional fisherman of over 30 years standing, spends over 150 days a year at sea in pursuit of his passion and speciality; salmon fishing in the Baltic. This spring will see Abelsson on international TV as over 25 million viewers get to follow him in an exciting new project – up to15 episodes of pure fishing direct from Russia. 
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Spring Rebate Rewards Offer

March 2014

 
   
Save up to $300 on select c-Series and e-Series Multifunction Displays, through June 1.  Offer valid in USA and Canada only.
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Raymarine introduces Hydro-Balance™ technology for Evolution™ autopilots

February 2014

 
   
Raymarine is pleased to announce the addition of new Hydro-Balance™ technology to its multiple award-winning Evolution™ autopilot line. This new patent-pending technology brings an even higher level of autopilot steering performance to boats with hydraulic steering systems. Specifically designed for hydraulic steering systems which have no rudder reference fitted, Hydro-Balance™ is particularly effective on boats with outboard engines.
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Dragonfly7 - Raymarine’s award-winning Dragonfly CHIRP Sonar GPS goes large

February 2014

 
   
Raymarine is proud to introduce the new 7” display version of its award-winning Dragonfly® Sonar/GPS – the Dragonfly7. Since its launch last year, Dragonfly’s high-performance, dual-channel CHIRP sonar and GPS chartplotter combination has taken the fishing world by storm; bringing the power and crisp detail of advanced CHIRP DownVision™ sonar to inland and coastal anglers at a very affordable price.
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Save up to $1000 on T-Series Thermal Night Vision Cameras

February 2014

 
   
Buy a new Raymarine T200, T250, T270, T300 or T400 series Thermal Night Thermal Night Vision Camera System from any Raymarine dealer in the USA or Canada between February 10, 2014 and April 30, 2014 and claim a rebate of up to $1000.
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Cyber Week Savings on Raymarine Dragonfly Gold Bundle

December 2013

 
   
Through December 8th Raymarine is offering special Cyber Week Savings on its award winning Dragonfly Sonar-GPS with the Navionics Gold North America cartography bundle.  See your local participating dealer today!  This offer is valid to the US and Canada only.
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Wahoo goes digital with Raymarine

December 2013

 
   
Wahoo RIBs has chosen Raymarine to supply a complete navigation and control system for its luxurious new flagship, the Wahoo LX600. Based on a race-winning design from the great naval architect Lorne Campbell, the LX is described as the ultimate grand tourer of the oceans; capable of carrying 12 people at speeds of up to 60 knots.
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Record breaking Raymarine

November 2013

 
   

Raymarine, leading marine electronics manufacturer, has made history this week following an announcement that it is the first company to ever receive four METS DAME Award nominations. Considered to be the most prestigious design competition for new marine equipment and accessories in the world, the DAME Awards recognise excellence and innovation in design. From the 115 products entered for this year’s competition, 52 products from 12 countries were nominated to go forward for final judging, including all 4 of Raymarine’s entries

 

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Raymarine announces completely redesigned LightHouse II User Interface for Raymarine MultiFunction Displays

October 2013

 
   
Visitors to the 2013 Fort Lauderdale boat show will be treated to a preview of the next major release of Raymarine’s LightHouse User Interface.  LightHouse II is the ninth release of Raymarine’s successful multifunction display user interface, and has been completely redesigned to give Raymarine owners a simpler, more user-friendly experience with welcome new features.
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Get a free copy of our VoyagePlanner PC software with the purchase of any a, c, e or gS Series multifunction display

October 2013

 
   
Get a free copy of our VoyagePlanner PC software with the purchase of any a, c, e or gS Series multifunction display, through December 31st.
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Raymarine Evolution™ autopilot certified for SeaStar Solutions Optimus systems

October 2013

 
   
Raymarine is pleased to announce that it’s all-new Evolution EV-2 drive-by-wire autopilot system has been certified for use with SeaStar Solutions’ new Optimus EPS and Optimus 360 electronics steering systems.  Optimus EPS systems provide effortless electronic power steering for outboard powerboats, while Optimus 360 systems add easy 360-degree maneuvering capabilities using an intuitive joystick controller.  Both systems use state-of-the-art CAN bus networking for exceptional steer-by-wire control.
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Raymarine’s Evolution™ wins again

October 2013

 
   
Raymarine is delighted to announce that its award-winning Evolution™ autopilot has won the coveted 2013 NMEA-BWI Technology Award at the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) annual convention held in San Diego, CA
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Evolution™ Innovation!

September 2013

 
   
Raymarine is proud to announce that the Evolution™ autopilot has received the IBEX Innovation Award for electronics at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference held in Louisville KY, USA.  The Evolution™ autopilot, which was launched earlier this year, combines advanced aerospace guidance technology with Raymarine’s marine autopilot expertise to deliver a new level of accurate autopilot control. 
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Raymarine introduces New Engine and Drive-By-Wire-Interface Steering Solution

September 2013

 
   

Raymarine is proud to announce the launch of the ground-breaking new ECI-100 Universal Engine and Control Interface. The ECI-100 is an innovative device for boat builders and system integrators that bridges the gap between engine instrumentation, drive-by-wire propulsion systems, and Raymarine network navigation systems. 

 

The ECI-100 Universal Engine and Control Interface collects and connects engine information to give the user simple and immediate access to engine performance data, fuel consumption and alarms via a full range of customizable information screens on Raymarine’s multifunction displays (MFDs).
 

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Raymarine’s new InstAlertTM technology update for TH Series handheld thermal cameras

August 2013

 
   
InstAlert™, the new safety enhancing software upgrade for Raymarine’s TH Series handheld thermal cameras, automatically highlights in red the ‘hottest’ objects visible. Using the new InstAlert mode means that a person in the water now stands out in bright red against a black and white background; a quick and easy spot in an emergency situation
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Free Navionics+ Chart valued at $179, with the purchase of any latest generation c-Series or e-Series Multifunction Displays.

July 2013

 
   
Through October 2nd 2013, Raymarine is offering consumers a free Navionics+ Chart (by mail), valued at $179, with the purchase of our latest generation c-Series or e-Series Multifunction Displays. 
 
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“a” is for Angler, as Raymarine launches latest a Series Multifunction Displays

July 2013

 
   

The compact dimension, big specification format of Raymarine’s new a Series multifunction displays (MFDs) receives another boost as the company releases its latest models ; expanding screen sizes to 7” and adding Wi-Fi, plus new sonar options to the extensive list of a Series capabilities.

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Raymarine Expands Angler’s Underwater Vision

July 2013

 
   

Following the success of the award-winning Dragonfly Sonar/GPS, Raymarine is announcing the all-new CP100 network sonar module with CHIRP DownVision™. The CHIRP powered CP100 “black box” network sonar module brings photo-like underwater vision to Raymarine’s latest generation MFDs (multifunction displays), including the HybridTouch™ e Series and the all new gS Series glass bridge screens.

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Raymarine's Hurricane Sandy Refit Program

May 2013

 
   

 

Through June 30th, 2013 Raymarine is offering boaters in the federally designated Hurricane Sandy disaster and emergency areas an extra incentive when replacing their storm damaged systems with brand-new Raymarine electronics. Boaters will receive a 10% Instant Rebate valued at up to $1000, at authorized Raymarine dealers when purchasing new Raymarine electronics. We are asking our Authorized Dealer partners to pass this savings on to boaters immediately at the time of purchase.

 

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Raymarine’s Dragonfly captures a turtle

May 2013

 
   

World leaders in marine electronics, Raymarine, has announced the first lucky winner of its NEW and exciting monthly Dragonfly™ Screen Capture Competition.

Ben Garlick of Queensland, Australia, has won a refund of the full purchase price of his award-winning Dragonfly system, as well as a Dragonfly sun cover and carrying case, by submitting the winning shot for April’s Screen Capture Competition.

His eye catching screen shot captured a bale of turtles swimming beneath his boat in a large, shallow estuary of water off the east coast of Australia.  

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Raymarine Grows Fresh Water Pro Ambassador Team

April 2013

 
   

 

With the release of Raymarine’s Dragonfly Sonar/GPS for fresh water anglers, Raymarine has joined forces with some of the most respected anglers in the sport of professional bass fishing.  Raymarine’s Pro Ambassadors include legendary veterans and up-and-coming hard chargers eager to make their mark on the professional bass tournament scene.  

 

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Free Instrument with Select Multifunction Displays

April 2013

 
   

Purchase any Raymarine e95, e97, e125, e127 or e165 Multifunction Display and get a free i70 Multifunction Instrument, or free i50 Depth, Speed, or Tridata Instrument Display, by mail.


Purchase any Raymarine c95, c97, c125 or c127 Multifunction Display and get a free i50 Depth, Speed, or Tridata Instrument Display, by mail.


Offer valid April 8 through July 10, 2013.

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Raymarine introduces New CHIRP powered Dragonfly™ Sonar/GPS with High Resolution DownVision™ Sonar Imaging

February 2013

 
   

Raymarine’s high-performance Dragonfly™ Sonar/GPS brings the power and crisp detail of advanced CHIRP sonar to inland and coastal anglers at a very affordable price.   The new easy-fit, stand-alone Dragonfly™ is a dual-channel CHIRP sonar and GPS chartplotter combination and comes complete with its own dual-element CHIRP transducer; ideal for smaller boats of almost any kind.

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Raymarine’s new a-Series Multifunction Displays – now with dedicated WiFi for simple remote control

February 2013

 
   

Following the successful launch of the new a-Series multifunction displays (MFDs), Raymarine has taken significant steps to expand a-Series functionality further with the addition of two new versions of the a65 and a67 complete with built-in Wi-Fi.

 

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Raymarine’s new compact performer makes thermal night vision technology even more accessible

February 2013

 
   

Raymarine welcomes the latest addition to its range of thermal night vision cameras in the form of the new T200 thermal camera. Detecting floating objects, navigation aids, other vessels, and even people in the water is easy using FLIR thermal imaging technology and now even small boats can see at night with the T200 Series fixed mount thermal night vision cameras. These excellent value fixed-mount thermal cameras bring ownership of genuine FLIR thermal imaging technology within the grasp of more boaters than ever before.

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New gS Series from Raymarine – all-glass screen design is clear to see

February 2013

 
   

The elegant gS Series goes public this week as Raymarine unveils its powerful glass bridge navigation system for the discerning boater. Starkly attractive, flexible, and simple to use, gS Series’ edge-to-edge glass construction and slim-line bezels enable the displays to be completely flush mounted for seamless good looks; transforming an ordinary helm station into something special.

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Raymarine’s new look black-box VHF is the perfect complement to integrated helms

February 2013

 
   

The Ray 260 is Raymarine’s new premier VHF radio, designed to complement and enhance the latest generation of Raymarine multifunction displays (MFDs) and instruments. The new addition to Raymarine’s range features a modular design with a remotely mounted Class D Digital Selective Calling (DSC) black-box transceiver, remote speaker receiver and a full function handset.

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Sail or ‘fly’ ? - Raymarine previews innovative breakthrough in autopilot intelligence Evolution™ autopilots – the shape of things to come

February 2013

 
   

From the company that invented the Autohelm, Raymarine is pleased to preview the very latest in autopilot technology; Evolution™ autopilots. The Evolution™ combines advanced aerospace guidance technology with Raymarine’s marine autopilot expertise to deliver a new level of accurate autopilot control.

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Access Raymarine Anywhere Onboard with a Free Android Tablet

January 2013

 
   

Through April 7, 2013 Raymarine is offering an extra incentive to allow you to access Raymarine Anywhere Onboard!  Get a free 7-inch Android Tablet (by mail) when you purchase any c95, c97, c125, c127, e95, e97, e125, e127 or e165 Multifunction Display.  

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Raymarine RayControl & RayRemote Apps now FREE for limited time

November 2012

 
   

To celebrate the achievement of Raymarine’s RayControl app being shortlisted at this year’s Dame Award, for design excellence, at the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), Raymarine is offering the RayControl and RayRemote apps FREE to download until Sunday 13th January 2013.

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RAYMARINE® FUSION® Brings On-Screen Audio Control to Popular Multifunction Displays

November 2012

 
   

Raymarine, world leaders in marine electronics, and FUSION®, a worldwide leader in marine entertainment, announced today the imminent arrival of FUSION-Link support for the new generation of Raymarine multi-function displays (MFDs). Designed to provide full on-screen control of a FUSION 700 Series stereo over an Ethernet network, FUSION-Link-enabled Raymarine displays allow owners to experience and access on board entertainment like never before.

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Raymarine Upgrades Multifunction Product Line With New LightHouse v5

October 2012

 
   

Raymarine has announced LightHouse v5 software for c-Series, e-Series and the all new a-Series multifunction displays. LightHouse v5 greatly improves the MFD user experience with a long list of new features and enhancements to Raymarine’s award winning multifunction displays. The new version 5 software makes its debut at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show and will be showcased across the entire Raymarine MFD offering including the all new e165 – the e-Series flagship, and the new compact a-Series MFDs.  

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Raymarine premieres flagship e165 multifunction display at HISWA, Amsterdam

September 2012

 
   

Raymarine is proud to announce the launch of the e165 at HISWA, which opens on Tuesday 4 September at the NDSM Shipyard in Amsterdam. The latest addition to the award winning range of eSeries MFDs (multi-function displays), the e165 sports a full 15.4” 16:9 wide-format display and sits in the same footprint as a traditional 14” screen, giving 20% more screen for the same helm or dash space. 

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Raymarine Previews NEW a-Series Multifunction Displays

July 2012

 
   

Raymarine launches the new a‐Series line of multifunction navigation displays at the ICAST sport fishing trade show.

The new a‐Series brings the performance and simplicity of Raymarine multifunction navigation into a sleek, compact, and full featured touchscreen display. Engineered to perform on boats below 30’ the new a‐Series are rugged multifunction displays designed for tight spaces. The touch screen design and low profile bezel gives every helm a clean, and integrated appearance, while the supplied mounting bracket offers convenient mounting virtually anywhere at the helm.

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$250 Savings on e7 & e7D through September 30th!

July 2012

 
   

Purchase any e7 or e7D Multifunction Display and receive a $250 American Express Prepaid Rewards Card by mail.
Offer valid between July 10th and September 30th, 2012 for sales in the United States and Canada only.

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Raymarine launches new Remote and Control apps

May 2012

 
   

Raymarine has launched a new series of apps which enable users to control e and c-Series multifunction displays wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet. These two new apps – RayRemote and RayControl - are now available for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire. 

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Raymarine Navigates The Greatest Loop With Beneteau

March 2012

 
   

Raymarine is partnering with Beneteau Powerboats on the Greatest Loop and outfitting their Swift Trawler 34 with all new e-Series multifunction displays, HD Color Radar and FLIR thermal night vision technology. This state of the art system will guide the crew of the appropriately named, “The Greatest Loop” on its 5 month circumnavigation of eastern North America. 

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Bethel Marine Electronics Named 2011 Premier Dealer of the Year

March 2012

 
   

 Raymarine announced Bethel Marine Electronics has been named its 2011 Premier Dealer of the Year. A Raymarine dealer for 32 years, Rockledge Florida-based Bethel Marine Electronics was selected for its commitment to customer care, after sales support and excellence in new product promotion, particularly the launch of Raymarine’s new e7 MFD, i70 instrument and p70 autopilot. The expert team at Bethel Marine Electronics, with its unwavering commitment to Raymarine, demonstrated impressive sales growth of Raymarine’s new products to end consumers, boat dealers and boat builders in 2011.

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New AIS Products From Raymarine

July 2011

 
   

Raymarine has announced the launch of its new AIS650 Class B AIS Transceiver, and the AIS350 AIS Receiver. Engineered for seamless integration with Raymarine multifunction navigation systems, the AIS650 and AIS350 products bring a new level of situational awareness and safety to sailing, cruising and fishing boats. 

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