What’s Your Sleep Score?

Want a peek inside The GPS Store, Inc. watercooler talk? What’s your sleep score? This is a topic of discussion in our office, and I suspect in yours as well. We all know sleep is a vital component to any healthy lifestyle, but few of us are actually getting consistent quality sleep. Garmin has made sleep data accessible for almost all through their wide variety of health monitoring features built in to almost all of their wearables. It’s easier than ever to track your sleep, recognize factors that improve it or discourage a good nights rest- straight from your Garmin smartwatch. Click here to read more about Garmin Sleep scores and how yours stacks up.

Garmin Releases New Handheld GPS In Time for Spring!

If you’re planning to hit the trails this spring, now is a great time to check out Garmin handheld GPS options. Garmin has released a few new handheld GPS including the Garmin eTrex SE, GPSMAP 67, GPSMAP 67i.

The Garmin eTrex SE is the simplest unit out of the 3 new models and features an extra long battery life, multi satellite support and compatibility with the Garmin Explore app. Keep your bearings with the digital compass and enjoy automatic cache updates from Geocaching Live. With a retail price under $150- this is an ideal GPS for those seeking a basic, easy-to-use handheld. Shop it here.

The new GPSMAP 67 series includes 2 models, the Garmin GPSMAP 67 which does not provide inReach Satellite Technology, and the Garmin GPSMAP 67i with inReach support (inReach Subscription Required and Sold Separately for inReach functions on the 67i). These more advanced handheld GPS units provide preloaded TopoActive maps and access to satellite imagery via WiFi. If you desire premium map features, create an Outdoor Maps+ subscription (sold separately). Connect to Garmin Explore App to plan, review and sync waypoints. Get real-time forecast information so you can make informed decisions while on the trail! Shop the Garmin GPSMAP 67 here. Shop the Garmin GPSMAP 67i here.

Pre-Season Check-Up

Spring is just around the corner, which means its time for your boat’s Pre-Season Check-Up. Click here for a list of important pre-season checks.

Safety equipment such as EPIRB’s and PLB’s have made tremendous strides in the past year with the addition of ACR Return Link Service (RLS). ACR released the ResQLink AIS PLB-450 with AIS and RLS this year. The first of its kind to offer both AIS, NFC and RLS- the PLB-450 provides peace of mind when you need it. Simple life jacket integration makes this an ideal addition to your safety equipment on board. New ACR EPRIB models include the ACR 2852 Cat II and 2851 Cat I EPIRB. Both feature ACR’s Return Link Service and new Mobile App integration. Now is a great time to assess your safety equipment and add to it if needed!