Simrad partners with SeaRay

September 14, 2018

Electronics Leader Announces Agreement With Major Powerboat Manufacturer

Simrad Yachting – a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems, has recently announced they are now in partnership with Sea Ray, the most awarded boat brand in the world. The Simrad Go series chartplotters are now the navigation system of choice for owners of 2019 models of Sea Ray Sport Boats and Sport Cruisers. Sea Ray’s mission of innovative designs and the boldest visions, make the Simrad Go series a perfect solution.

The Simrad displays offer Sea Ray owners a user-friendly interface for all functions including charting, vessel management and integrated CHIRP and sonar. “Sea Ray is pleased to partner with Simrad to provide our boating customers with a stellar new option for their navigational equipment,” said Brad Anderson, president and general manager of Sea Ray Sport Boats and Sport Cruisers. “Boaters can rely on Simrad’s products to provide outstanding quality and ease of use.”

 The feature-packed Go series chartplotters will be offered as the optional navigation packages on all 2019 SPX, SDX, SLX Sun Sport and Sundancer series models. Behind the super-bright touchscreen display on the Simrad Go series lies a built-in GPS receiver, echosounder, and industry standard NMEA 2000® networking. Built-in wireless connectivity will allow Sea Ray owners to mirror the display to a compatible smartphone or tablets, giving them instant access to charts, radar and other functionality from anywhere on board. Most models will also include Mercury VesselView or VesselView Link engine management systems, providing quick access to RPM, speed, fuel tanks, battery voltage, trim tab data and Mercury Smart Modes.

 “These state-of-the-art Simrad displays are an ideal complement to Sea Ray’s line of powerboats,” said Leif Ottosson, CEO, Navico. “The ability to select our best-in-class navigation solutions gives Sea Ray owners the option to make an already excellent boat exceptional.”