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The key to any successful voyage is control of your vessel and the ability to navigate precisely.  It is essential to equip your vessel with accurate, reliable instrumentation and control equipment.  Aboard Solar Navigator there is another requirement - efficiency!
Autonav Marine Systems Inc
Autonav Marine Systems Inc. designs and manufactures manual hydraulic and electrohydraulic steering systems, their electronic controls and monitoring systems, as well as a range of autopilots suitable for vessels from 18 to over 1000 feet (5 to 300 meters) in length.

A full range of marine electronics, navigation and communications systems including automatic pilots, network instrumentation, marine computers, high brightness flat panel displays, dynamic positioning systems, machinery alarm control systems and voyage recorders form the basis of intelligent Autonav network systems.

 
Celestaire
Marine and Air Navigation Instruments
World's largest selection of marine sextants, navigation computers, compasses, books, videos and software for traditional navigation.
 
C-MAP
C-MAPNT pursues a policy to provide the highest level of cartography worldwide. To accomplish this, there are 15 C-MAP offices worldwide and alliances with many National Hydrographic Offices. The results are our global library of over 15,000 digitized charts.
 
Eagle Electronics
Fast Satellite Acquisition :Dependable Satellite Lock-On :Instantaneous Information :Accurate Information :Ability to Operate in Adverse Conditions Etc...
 
FineEdge Productions
FineEdge.com, the West Coast's leading nautical publisher, researches and publishes the best-selling series of Pacific Coast nautical guides, GPS navigation and waypoint books, and adventure sea stories.
 
Furuno Electronics
Offering the largest selection of commercial grade Radar, Sonars, GPS & Loran C, Plotters, Fish finders, Autopilots, Navtex, Weather fax, VHF & Single Side Band radios in the marine electronics industry, Furuno has earned an outstanding reputation for performance and reliability around the globe. The National Marine Electronics Association has chosen Furuno products as "The Best in the Industry" over 90 times in the last 25 years. That's more than any other marine electronics manufacturer in the world.
 
Garmin International
GARMIN International is the industry leader in Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and an innovator in consumer electronics.While you're here, take some time to learn a little bit about the exciting world of GPS navigation and how it has improved our lives.
 
Glomex - Marine Antennas
Glomex offers the best in marine antennas. And also itís the only manufacturer on the industry today offering you lifetime warranty.
 
Inmarsat
"Inmarsat is the only global mobile satellite system to offer a broad range of voice and data communications services and solutions for maritime, land mobile and aeronautical markets"
Michael Storey, President and CEO
 
JRC America
RADARS / FISH FINDERS / GPS / PLOTTERS
 
Landfall Navigation
Landfall Navigation is the source of offshore safety and navigation equipment for serious sailors and navigators. Our philosophy is simple: We only carry equipment that we would use offshore ourselves
 
Leica Geosystems
Leica Geosystems is a globally-active enterprise with a long tradition. It plays a leading role in the development, production and distribution of state-of-the-art systems for the capture and processing of spatial data for surveying, mapping and positioning. To our customers in the engineering, surveying and construction fields, in industry, in telecommunications and in security technology, we offer innovative total solutions based on leading-edge technology. These solutions promote quality, efficiency and safety.
 
Lowrance
Lowrance Electronics, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of Sonar, GPS, Mapping and Aviation instruments. Lowrance products are sold worldwide, through a wide variety of retail outlets including boat dealers, marine electronics dealers, aviation electronics dealers and sporting goods stores. With over 1,000 employees worldwide, the Company manufactures a half-million high-tech sonar and GPS/mapping units a year.
 
Magellan
One of the top names in GPS technology!
 
Maptech - Digital Mapping
Get the latest digital NOAA nautical charts, chart update software and automatic update service for one year! Never again worry whether your charts are up-to-date! Once you have Maptech 3.0 NOAA Nautical Charts, Professional Edition, they do the updating for you.
 
Marine Sentinel Systems Inc.
Marine Satellite Tracking System
 
Micrologic
A transponder installed on each piece of your equipment collects location data from a GPS unit and operating information on the condition of your equipment. This information is sent via satellites or earth-based wireless systems to our Information Management Facility (IMF). We process and format the data, customizing your maps and reports to meet your company's needs. MicroLogic sends your vital information by the Internet to your desktop PCs.
 
Navionics
NAVIONICS is engaged in the design, manufacturing and marketing of marine electronic chart systems for commercial, recreational and governmental markets around the world. In 1983, NAVIONICS developed the first commercially available marine chart plotter and cartographic system the GEONAV.
 
Northstar Technologies
Since 1970, Northstar Technologies has been an innovator in highly reliable and easy-to-use electronic navigation equipment for marine, avionics, agricultural, recreational, and other emerging land-based markets. Today, that means Northstar Global Positioning Systems (GPS).
 
Pilot Marine Associates, Inc.: EchoPilot
FLS II The F.L.S. displays a two-dimensional profile of the seabed beneath and ahead of the vessel on a high resolution L.C.D. matrix. Digital depth and shallow water alarm settings are also displayed, and speed and log data are available with an optional additional transducer. A second station unit is available for boats with two steering positions.
 
Si-Tex Marine Eletronics
In addition to products supplied by Koden, SI-TEX offers VHF Radios, Autopilots, Electronic Charting Systems, LCD Fish Finders and Sailboat Instruments. Collectively, the SI-TEX product line is one of the most comprehensive in the marine electronics industry.
 
Solve TVMDC Calculator Will Correct Variation & Deviation
The Course Conversion Calculator corrects conditions of variation & deviation, gives course to steer, converts relative bearings to true & magnetic, gives reciprocals and more. Needs no pencil. It is a circular slide rule made of a durable plastic & designed to fit into a 3 ring note book.
 
Speedtech Instruments
Specializing in portable electronic instruments
 
Transas
Our primary task is the development and production of modern navigation systems for the marine industry. Our products are designed to make ship control easier and thus serve to improve navigation safety. Our key strategy is based on advanced computer technology and non-standard software solutions. At present, our product line consists of a range of marine navigation systems (including the world's first type-approved ECDIS) suitable for any type of vessel, a world collection of exclusive vector electronic navigation charts, software/hardware instruments for processing of radar information and a wide choice of specialized software applications.
 
Transas Marine
Marine Navigation\\\\ Training Simulators\\\\ Shore Based Technologies
 
VANNAV Marine Electronics
VANNAV Marine Electronics designs and manufactures high quality, rugged marine computers and displays. Our products are designed for Electronic Chart navigation to meet the needs of both the pleasure and commercial boating markets. Product features inclue: simple installation, portable and extremely versatile.
 
Waypoint
In 1994, Waypoint began selling nautical books and software products for boaters in a converted warehouse space left over from WWII shipbuilding activities. Because we realized early on that we could best serve the marine community with complete solutions--not just products--we added traditional paper charts and navigation equipment, hard-to-find equipment for cruisers such as courtesy and signal flags, and computer hardware. Later, Waypoint expanded operations to include solutions for shipping and professional mariners, too, with an expanded collection of charts, government publications, reference texts, and Coast Guard license test preparation materials.

 

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