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.
Point of Sail: Rich du Moulin and the Roll of Leadership in Safety at Sea
In this episode of Point of SAIL, Principal Editor Adam Cort talks with renowned yachtsman and Navy veteran Rich du Moulin about the role of leadership in safety at sea. A veteran of four America’s Cup campaigns and five Transatlantic races, du Moulin is also a past commodore of ...read more