Elan choose Garmin® for Onboard Electronics

Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation, is excited to announce an important electronics partnership with Slovenian boat maker Elan, which is known for impressing owners with spacious interior and excellent sea worthiness.

Elan has exclusively selected Garmin on their cruiser yachts including the Impression 444.  The Impression 444 offers a new experience in cruising by building on the Impression 434’s unique heritage.  Designers put themselves into the shoes of the sailors, resulting in a contemporary design with straight, clean lines, a new hull and deck windows allowing a brighter and friendlier interior spirit.BC__6950

Garmin electronics onboard the Elan Yaching Cruisers include GPSMAP® 4008 multi-function display with its 8.4-inch diagonal screen which is NMEA 2000® compatible and has a satellite-enhanced worldwide basemap. In addition, Elan has selected the ground-breaking GHP™ 12 Sail Boat auto pilot.

Nigel Craine, European Marine OEM Sales Manager said, “The Elan Impression range of cruising yachts offers a stylish and fresh look at sailing which now has bright and user friendly electronics to match. We are very pleased to have been selected by Elan and look forward to future developments with them.”

Luka Kepec, sales and Marketing director, Elan, Nautical division said, “We are very pleased to announce a new collaboration with Garmin, one of the leading electronic suppliers, for our new cruising line of sailing yachts – Impression by Elan – starting with the flag ship Impression 444. The wide range of Garmin navigation equipment in combination with quality, modern design and excellent sailing performance will deliver new experience in cruising for our clients”.

This partnership symbolises a new wave of OEMs switching to the fully integrated electronics Garmin has to offer. Garmin continues to evolve its technologies and engineering to make sure others can benefit in the same way.

Since its inception in 1989, Garmin has delivered 75 million GPS enabled devices – far more than any other navigation provider.  Garmin’s market breadth in the GPS industry is second to none, having developed innovative products and established a leadership position in each of the markets it serves, including automotive, aviation, marine, fitness, outdoor recreation, tracking, and wireless applications. For more information go to garmin.co.uk

About Garmin
The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology.  Garmin’s products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information visit Garmin's media centre at http://garmin.blogs.com/ukpr. Garmin is a registered trademark and GHP, GHC and GWS are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.  All other brands, product names, company names, trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
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