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Garmin Marine

In 1989 Garmin was started by GARY BURRELL and MIN KAO and has since become a leader in GPS (Global Positioning System) technology and an innovator in consumer electronics.

The Garmin product range is designed to suite everyone’s lifestyle whether it be used in driving, running, boating, hiking, flying and many other activities.

From Automotive units that include Personal Navigation Devices (PND) for use by vehicles and motorcycle drivers, the units are designed to enhance the in-car driving experience and make everyday life simper, safer, time efficient and better informed. Garmin Fitness products cover a broad range of sporting disciplines, from indoor gym training, to adventure bound outdoor pursuits such as running, cycling, mountain biking, swimming, multi-sport training and much more.

Garmin offers an extensive range of Marine navigation products, including fixed-mount, handheld and integrated solutions, the Marine family includes Chartplotters, Sonars, Radars, Fishfinders, Marine Cartography and Networking solutions designed to suit almost any type Marine craft. Garmin’s Outdoor range present navigation products to suit most outdoor pursuits, whether it be trail walking, hiking, mountaineering or more extreme adrenalin activities such as rock climbing or sky diving.

Awarded 2010/2011 Superbrands Status Garmin Southern Africa was selected for its market dominance, brand esteem, longevity, brand quality and promise and customer loyalty. Garmin is the leader and trusted lifestyle brand in South Africa with unmatched direct services and support, backed by world class ambassadors.

Garmin Marine Specification Sheets

Vanguard

Vanguard Marine & Leisure are underwriting managers specialising in providing insurance solutions to the boating fraternity via the insurance broker market.

The product offering begins with the watercraft and includes optional cover for the full rig, being the tow vehicle, trailer/caravan and specified all risks items. Our aim is to provide the insure with the peace of mind that consistent cover is maintained for the rig whether at home, in transit to far away destinations, weekend transit to local launches or whilst on the water. One policy not only ensures consistent cover but a consistent philosophy to claims.

Our product and brand is sold via the insurance broker market who have not had an insurer dedicated specifically to insurance solutions for the watercraft/ ski boating customer. We provide specialist cover, service, experience and advice to all brokers some of whom may not have easy access to a specialist watercraft underwriter.

The business will be underwritten by Infiniti Insurance Limited, which we have partnered with. Infiniti is a young, dynamic insurance company who, which is focused on long term partnerships with insurance entrepreneurs who are specialists in their fields.

Penn Torque Spinning Reel

Anglers needing a rugged spinning reel for heavy saltwater angling can rely on the new Penn® Torque spinning reel in three sizes for any briny situation. With this USA-made reel, shark and striper chasers can take to the Montauk surf with size 5 bucktails and spoons while Miami anglers can handle the tackle testing sailfish and tarpon. In the Gulf, yellowfins and cobia will be no match.Fully sealed, saltwater and sand simply can’t get into the fully machined aluminum body, the 7+1 stainless steel bearings and the patented Versa-drag™drag. The oversized HT-100 Versa-Drag system allows for multiple drag settings to match everchanging fishing situations.

Available in classic Penn gold or the new black with gold accents, the Torque features an integral clutch sleeve to eliminate any back play of the rotor, one-piece aluminum frame with forged aluminum spool and sideplates, and a rugged one-piece handle arm. The 100% stainless steel bail features a unique system under the rotor where the angler can choose between automatic or manual trip at the touch of a switch. A dual arm bailess kit is available for those who prefer the more traditional style. The high capacity spool is braid ready, which means the reel is built to withstand the strains that braided lines put on a reel.

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