New Garmin AIS™ 800 Blackbox Transceiver

AIS 800 transceiver

Help Avoid Running into Trouble on the Water

  • Easy-to-use, reliable communication transmits your vessel information to other AIS receivers in your area while receiving AIS target data
  • 5 watts of transmit power with Class B/SO provides faster positioning reporting than ever before¹
  • Built-in GPS with connector for optional external antenna
  • NMEA 2000® connectivity for easy integration with compatible chartplotters and multifunction displays
  • Internal VHF antenna splitter allows VHF and AIS to share a single antenna

Increase your situational awareness and confidence on the water with the Garmin AIS 800 transceiver. It has 5 watts of transmit power and provides faster position reporting than ever before¹. It transmits your vessel information to other AIS receivers in your area while it receives their AIS target data. Garmin AIS 800 has an internal VHF antenna splitter, which allows the VHF and AIS to share a single antenna. It includes a built-in GPS (with connector for optional external antenna) and integrates seamlessly into the Garmin onboard system. The transceiver features NMEA 2000/0183 connectivity for easy integration with compatible chartplotters and multifunction displays. And it’s all packed into an easy-to-install black box unit with a small footprint.

¹When cruising above 14 knots


Raymarine: Quantum® 2 Announced as Winner of the 2018 QualiTec Design Award

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Quantum 2 with doppler target identification technology is Raymarine’s most advanced solid-state marine radar
Raymarine’s most advanced solid-state marine radar has been recognised at Italy’s Seatec Exhibition for its aesthetic design, innovative features and light weight

Raymarine’s new Quantum® 2 radar with doppler target identification technology, has been awarded the 2018 QualiTec Design Award, held during the Sea Technology and Design (Seatec) Exhibition, Italy’s only design and technology trade show for the yacht and shipbuilding industry.

Developed to integrate with Raymarine’s award winning Axiom® multifunction displays, Quantum 2 enhances boater’s situational awareness by intelligently identifying moving and static targets at both long and short ranges.

The QualiTec Awards are held annually during the Seatec Exhibition, in Carrara, Italy. Their main purpose is to recognize prominent new products launched at the trade event that demonstrate innovative product design whilst enhancing life on board.

This year’s esteemed jury acknowledged an impressive list of stand-out features of Raymarine’s Quantum 2 radar, which resulted in the Raymarine Italia team being presented with the QualiTec Design Award:

An excellent evolution of Raymarine’s Quantum 1 radar
– Enhanced graphics
– Aesthetic design
– Lighter weight
– Excellent short-range identification of targets.
– Fast tracking and visualization of the imminent dangers
– New doppler function distinguishes potentially dangerous targets in heavily trafficked areas
– Easy identification of potentially dangerous targets in red and safe targets in green enhances safety and operator of the surrounding vessel traffic.
– As a long-standing exhibitor at Seatec, Raymarine Italia were delighted at receiving the prestigious accolade.

Launched at Miami International Boat Show in February 2018, Quantum 2 is now available worldwide through Raymarine’s authorized network of dealers and retailers starting at $1,949.99 USD/ € 2,045.00 EUR/ £1,870.83 GBP. For more details about the Quantum 2, visit:

New Raymarine Magnum High-Performance Open Array Radar


Today, FLIR introduced a new open array radar for fisherman, cruisers and professional mariners, the Raymarine Magnum.  Including many of the same radar technologies trusted by the United States Coast Guard, Magnum offers enhanced target tracking, reliable performance, and superior image detail packaged in a sleek open array pedestal built to withstand the harsh marine environment.

Featuring an advanced automatic bird mode that gives captains the ability to see birds with greater accuracy at distances of up to 10NM, Magnum helps anglers locate schooling baitfish faster, which helps save fuel. Magnum radar also adds Raymarine beam sharpening technology for more detailed target separation, map-like coastal detail, and superior long-range performance. Additionally, Magnum’s enhanced mini-automatic radar plotting aid (MARPA) offers accurate and reliable target tracking, giving captains added confidence and peace-of-mind when navigating busy waterways.

Magnum models will be available worldwide in the second quarter of 2018 through Raymarine’s authorized network of dealers and retailers starting at $4,699.99 USD. For more information, visit