Gear: B&G Vulcan 5 Sailing Chartplotter

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B&G Vulcan 5 Sailing Chartplotter

The new Vulcan 5 from B&G is a 5in multi-touch chartplotter with pinch-to-zoom capabilities. The Vulcan 5 can be integrated with existing NMEA 2000 networks and a wind instrument to allow sailors to tap into B&G’s SailSteer functionality. The Vulcan’s comprehensive navigation features include a built-in GPS, an array of different cartography options and integrated autopilot control. When connected to a boatspeed sensor the unit can access tide and current measurements, allowing it to be used as a primary navigation display. B&G. $419, bandg.com

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March 2016

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