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SafeHelm2 Provides Extra Layer Of Safety And Versatility To Furuno NavPilot 300/711C

SafeHelm2 is a new sensor for NavPilot 300/711C autopilot systems that provides an extra layer of safety and versatility. When it senses the operator is manually steering the vessel while the autopilot is engaged, SafeHelm2 switches the NavPilot to manual steering, allowing the helmsman full manual control of the vessel - a valuable feature in situations in which the helmsman needs to change course immediately without deactivating the autopilot.

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U.S. National Park Service Vessel "Annie Moore" Relies On Full Suite Of Furuno Marine Electronics

The vessel's namesake, Annie Moore, was the first immigrant to pass through federal inspection at the Ellis Island station in New York Harbor. The NPS chose Furuno marine electronics, including two NavNet TZtouch2 TZT2BB’s at the heart of her navigation system

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Furuno's Bart Disher Recognized For Outstanding Industry Contributions

Furuno is proud to report that Commercial Business Development Manager, Bart Disher, has been honored as one of Waterways Journal’s '40 Under 40' recipients. This well-earned recognition comes after 14 years of dedicated service to Furuno USA, Inc.

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Furuno Touch Encoder Units Provide Complete Control With Elegant Simplicity!

Style meets functionality with Furuno's new Touch Encoder Units for NavNet TZtouch2 and TZtouch3

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Show True Sonar On Your Furuno NavNet TZtouch3 MFD

With these new kits, virtually any VGA or HDMI video source can be viewed on your NavNet TZtouch3 display, opening up an exciting new world of possibilities for your helm.

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Furuno USA Welcomes John Bozzelle As New Commercial Business Development Manager

Furuno USA has hired a new commercial business development manager. Based in Jean Laffite, Louisiana, Mr. John Bozzelle will play a key role in establishing and developing business relationships with Furuno dealers and commercial ship owners, operators, and builders around the Great Lakes and Eastern Seaboard to promote the Furuno product line.

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Furuno Adds Real-Time Wave Monitoring To Its Radar Arsenal With New WV100 Wave Analyzer

Furuno has harnessed the power and sensitivity of their FAR22x8 and FAR3000 Radars to provide real-time monitoring and analysis of sea surface waves.

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Fish Mapping from SiriusXM Now Available On Furuno NavNet TZtouch3 MFDs

Furuno has teamed up with SiriusXM to offer a whole new tool for tracking fish on their NavNet TZtouch3 Multi Function Display running the new version 2.01 software

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Never Miss Drifting Over A Waypoint Again With Fish It & Drift It!

The new, revolutionary Fish-It & Drift-It features, available only from Furuno, help you locate the correct spot to start your drift so you go right over your fishing waypoint. Tap on the chart to create a temporary "Fish-It go-to point." Then, activate Drift-It to create a starting point for the vessel to drift directly over your Fish-it waypoint!

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Create Your Own Bathy Charts With PBG for NavNet TZtouch3

NavNet TZtouch3 users with the DFF3D Multi-Beam Sonar can now build their own, custom shaded relief charts using the PBG (Personal Bathymetric Generator) functionality freely available in Furuno's recent version 2.01 software update. Captains can create precision bottom maps quickly and easily due to the 120-degree beamwidth of the DFF3D transducer.

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