New Marine Electronics
THE BEST OF WHAT’S NEW FOR 2018
By Jim Hendricks
When I step aboard a fishing boat, one of the first things I do is check out the electronics. A helm filled with a modern array of marine electronics tells you a lot about the boat and its owner.
You might not own a high-powered offshore fishing boat glowing with two or more fully integrated multifunction displays, but today the technology has trickled down into smaller, affordable models right at home on smaller craft.
This year’s crop of new marine electronics includes a number of great examples of this trend: downsized, simplified and competitively priced.
Let’s look at 10 new marine electronics products you can expect to see at boat shows and in dealer showrooms in 2018.