Raymarine Releases New Raymarine Mobile App for iOS

Raymarine has released their all new Raymarine Mobile app for iOS devices. This new app is free and available for download through the App Store.

The app features the ability to stream and control your Axiom, eS or gS series display remotely from anywhere onboard. This feature is provided using the built-in WiFi within the display. This new feature practically allows your iPad or compatible smartphone to serve as a secondary display.

Backup and share waypoints, routes, tracks and screenshots from your Raymarine Axiom to your smartphone or tablet. The app also allows users to manage LightHouse Charts directly from the mobile device to your Raymarine Axiom. Redeem Lighthouse Charts vouchers, manage your charting experience and more.

Upgrade your app to Premium to enjoy remote monitoring by combining the Raymarine YachtSense Link Marine Cloud Router with the new Raymarine app. Monitor your boat remotely and view real-time nav data while onboard. The Raymarine app supports the entire YachtSense Series, allowing for control of your YachtSense Digital elements.

While the app is currently only available for iOS devices, Raymarine plans to release an app compatible with Andriod devices. The Raymarine app can control a single display and is best supported by iOS 13.2 and later.

Want to learn more? Give us a call at 1-800-477-2611.

Garmin Announces New VENU SQ 2 Smartwatches

Garmin just released their newest line of smartwatches. The Garmin Venu SQ 2 has a number of health and wellness tracking features including Body Battery energy levels, sleep score, respiration and women’s health. Over 25 preloaded sports apps for indoor and outdoor activities makes it easy to accurately track any activity. Fitness features also include HIIT sports apps and workouts, tips to improve based on fitness age and Garmin Coach.

The Venu SQ 2 is more accurate than ever. Built-in GPS includes GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou and QZSS satellites. The AMOLED display has an always on feature which provides a classic watch look ideal for daily wear.

Another improvement made to the Venu SQ 2 is an extended battery life of up to 11 days in smartwatch mode and up to 26 hours in GPS mode.

The Venu SQ 2 is available in 2 editions- standard or Music Edition. The Music Edition allows for music storage direct to device. Store up to 500 songs on the Venu SQ 2 Music Edition. Each edition is available in 3 colors from neutrals to metallic mint.

Shop the Venu SQ 2 now. Want direct to device music storage? Shop the Venu SQ 2 Music Edition.

Shop Warehouse Clearance Sale Now Thru 8/29/22

Our annual Warehouse Clearance sale is under way. We have dozens of deals including electronics from Garmin, Lowrance, Simrad, Raymarine, Icom, Standard Horizon, Shakespeare, Furuno and more! The sale ends Monday, August 29th so you have plenty of time to peruse the sale. Now is a great time to prepare and plan for winter projects and to gather the necessary equipment. If you have questions about any of our product assortment, please reach out to our expert sales team 1 (800) 477-2611. We are standing by Monday-Friday 9am-5pm ET to help put together custom packages, review product features and make recommendations based on your unique needs.

Exciting News- Price Reductions & New Product Alerts!

We’ve had some exciting price reductions and new product releases over the last week!

Lowrance and Simrad have reduced prices on their popular HDS LIVE and NSSevo3S network systems. Also included in the price drop are Lowrance ActiveTarget Live sonar systems- Now reduced by $400. If you’ve been on the fence- now may be the time to buy.

Last week Furuno released their all new Side-Scan Thru-Hull Transducer providing Side Scan functionality to TZTouch3 12,16 and 19-inch displays. CHIRP Side-Scan provides images of structure offshore and along coastlines, enhancing your fishing experience! Simply update the software in your compatible TZ3, add the new Side-Scan transducer, and you are ready to go! The new Furuno Side-Scan transducer is a single thru hull design, appropriate for vessels with a deadrise under 5-degrees. Thru-hull pairs and transom mount options are expected to be released late this year.

One final, and exciting announcement is ACR’s all new PLB RLS series. ACR has released 2 new personal locator beacons that provide Return Link Service (RLS). RLS provides confirmation that your signal has been received by the Cospas Sarsat satellite network. The ResQLink View RLS provides confirmation on the digital display and the ResQLink RLS provides confirmation through a light. Both are great options that increase peace of mind while doing any activity outdoors!

The Raymarine Mobile Van Visits The GPS Store, Inc.

We received a visit from the Raymarine Mobile Van today. Take a look at some visit highlights below!

Augmented Reality with the Raymarine AR200 Stabilization Module

Raymarine Mobile Van allows the team to get hands-on experience.

Raymarine Axiom Pro Displays with Hybrid Touch controls. 

Raymarine FLIR M232 Thermal Camera

Raymarine Transducers and Raymarine Axiom displayed on third party touch display.

On The Water Demo- Simrad NSX and Reveal X Charts

We recently had a chance to get on the water with Simrad’s NSX series. This is their newest series of multifunction displays with Simrad radar support and 1kW CHIRP sonar support. Operation of the NSX is simple and straightforward with drag and drop screen customizations and the step by step Setup Wizard. Add a CMAP Reveal X Chart, designed exclusively for the NSX series in order to get shaded relief and satellite imagery!

Take a look at the chart imagery below to see what you can expect from CMAP Reveal X Cartography.

Take a look at our on the water demo of the Simrad NSX series


Curious About Garmin Smartwatch Battery Life?

Are you charging your smartwatch every night? If so, it may be time to take a look at Garmin’s selection of smartwatches. Our sales team receives a number of questions every day regarding battery life and what to expect with Garmin watches. While many other smartwatches require daily charging- Garmin watches boats a much longer battery life.

Garmin has made is easy to compare the expected battery life of their smartwatches. Read the full article from the Garmin blog here.

Garmin Releases New Garmin LiveScope XR System

Garmin has released a new Garmin LiveScope XR System! Livescope is now even better than before with an extended range, thanks to the new LVS62 transducer. This extended range makes the LiveScope XR ideal for coastal and open-water fishing. Now get real-time sonar imagery up to 350′ down and forward in coastal waters, and up to 500′ in freshwater.

The LVS62 transducer can be easily changed into 3 positions for Forward mode, LiveScope Down mode and Perspective mode with the included mounts. The Attitude Heading Reference System Stabilization (AHRS) ensures your sonar image returns are steady even in rough seas- an important feature when using LiveScope in open water fishing.

If you have an existing LiveScope system, whether it be the original LiveScope or LiveScope Plus- you may upgrade your system by simply swapping your LVS32/LVS34 transducer for the LVS62. By keeping your existing GLS 10- upgrading your system is quick and easy!

Garmin Releases New dezlCam OTR710 Truck Navigator

We hope you had a fun and safe Fourth of July holiday! The team here enjoyed spending quality time with family and friends. Our Fourth of July sale just wrapped up- but we still have some amazing deals.

Garmin just released their new dezlCam OTR710an advanced truck navigator with built-in dash cam. This new trucking gps is equipped with all the bells and whistles to make it one of the most advanced solutions for trucking on the market. The built-in dash cam records HD video and automatically saves videos of incidents. Saved videos are automatically stored in the online Vault and can be easily accessed using the Garmin dezl app. You can even send video clips with others through a link and passcode. Forward collision warnings increase driver awareness and provide another level of safety. The new dezlCam OTR710 has built-in BirdsEye Satellite Imagery which provides aerial views of loading docks, truck entrances and security gates. This feature makes navigating new delivery locations easier than ever. Built-in PrePass notifications save time and improve efficiency on the road! Check out the new Garmin dezlCam OTR710 here.