Garmin Sweeps NMEA Awards


At the annual National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Convention this year, Garmin swept the show, winning eight product awards and the title of Manufacturer of the Year for the third time in a row.

“As the world’s leading marine electronics manufacturer, we’re honored to again be recognized by the industry for our continued commitment to design, manufacture, sell and support industry-leading products,” says Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president global consumer sales in a statement. “We are incredibly proud and humbled by these recognitions and we look forward to continuing to move the marine industry forward by delivering first-class hardware, software and support.”

In addition to the top award, Manufacturer of the Year, Garmin won eight awards in different categories. The winning products are listed below:

  • - Multi-function display (MFD): GPSMAP 8624
  • - Multimedia entertainment: Fusion’s AV755 Marine Stereo System
  • - Autopilot: GHP Reactor Hydraulic Autopilot with SmartPump
  • - Radar: Fantom 24 radome with MotionScope
  • - Mobile application, aid to navigation: BlueChart Mobile
  • - Mobile application, utility: Garmin Helm
  • - Fishfinder: GSD 26
  • - AIS: AIS 600

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