GoFree Connected Vessel

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When Navico created its GoFree brand in 2014, the ultimate goal was to create a comprehensive connection between you and your vessel via the Internet. GoFree Track is the resulting selection of monitoring and communications hardware, and GoFree Vessel is the bundle of web services you use to manage the system and enjoy the results. The minimal $799 Track Wi-Fi kit and free Wi-Fi SD Vessel plan can remotely warn you if your boat has been broken into or moved, or if the bilge fills. Step up to an $8/month Wi-Fi HD plan, and Track will deliver the complete navigation and engine data that it constantly collects to Vessel TripReplay pages where you can view and share a cruise (or race) in detail. HD plans also include remote control of lights and appliances, plus the ability to cloud-store vessel documents and share engine logs with onshore technicians. In addition, there’s a $999 Cell-Fi Track kit and an $800 Iridium satellite add-on. It’s even possible for charter companies with GoFree-connected fleets to let you add detailed charter memories to your personal GoFree Vessel site, an impressive level of connectivity by any standard! From $799. GoFree, gofreemarine.com

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