An integral 12-channel GPS in Standard Horizon’s GX1700 simplifies the radio’s digital selective calling (DSC) functions. The GX1700 stores up to 100 waypoints and has a compass display that shows SOG and COG, as well as bearing and distance to waypoint. DSC calling, position-sharing and navigation to the source of a DSC distress call can all be performed in a few simple steps. The radio’s case is only 3.5 inches deep, making it easier to install in tight spaces. A RAM3 remote microphone lets you control the radio from a second station. $229.
Boat Review: Lagoon 50
Anyone under the impression that change in today’s production catamarans is about little more than cosmetics needs to check out the Lagoon 50—an all-new design that went on to become the winner in the 40 to 50ft cruising multihull category in SAIL’s 2019 Best Boats awards. ...read more