Entries by Angel Middleton

Garmin acquires Active Corporation

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland & CASTINE, Maine-Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) yesterday announced that it has acquired Active Corporation, a developer of crowd sourced rich content for boaters, marketed as ActiveCaptain™. ActiveCaptain is a community-based, electronic marine database that contains near real-time information about marinas, anchorages, local points of interest, and marine hazards – most of which is […]

Yamaha F90 Named Top Product

KENNESAW, Ga.-Yamaha Marine Group announced today that its new F90 outboard has been named one of Boating Industry’s® 2017 Top Products. The publication’s fourth annual Top Products list was published in the May edition of Boating Industry® magazine. This is the third consecutive year that Yamaha Outboards has made the list. “This year, we’ve selected […]

Hunting from a Portable Pop Up Blind

By Wade Middleton When you read the definition of a blind you find words like conceal, hide and being able to conceal one’s intentions. For me that last one really rings true when it comes to what I think a pop up blind is used for in regard to hiding my intentions to be able […]

Garmin® adds autopilot control, ability to mark MFD waypoints and more to its new quatix® 5 marine GPS smartwatch series

  OLATHE, Kan.- Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the quatix 5, its next-generation marine GPS smartwatch that’s specifically designed for life on the water. More than a watch, the quatix 5 provides comprehensive boat connectivity with compatible Garmin chartplotters and other marine electronics to offer autopilot control, remote multifunction […]