Si-TEX EC11 Chartplotter

SI-TEX and Jeppesen Offer a Deal to Boat Show Goers

SI-TEX and Jeppesen said today that attendees at key North American boat shows over the next several months who buy a new SI-TEX ColorMax or EC Series chartplotter and compatible C-Map by Jeppesen MAX electronic chart will receive a free Jeppesen PC-Planner home navigation planning tool (a $149 value).

First, the show list:

Fort Lauderdale Int’l. Boat Show             October 28-November 1, 2010

Pacific Marine Expo                                 November 18-20, 2010

Workboat Show                                       December 1-3, 2010

New York Boat Show                               January 19-23, 2011

Atlantic City Power Boat Show                 February 2-6, 2011

Miami International Boat Show                 February 17-21, 2011

New England Boat Show                         February 26-March 6, 2011

From the release — “Jeppesen’s PC-Planner is a popular computer voyage-planning tool for sailors, power cruisers and saltwater anglers. Boaters can plan all the navigational aspects of future cruising vacations or fishing trips. Navigators can load and view their familiar C-MAP by Jeppesen charts on their home or office PC, creating and editing marks and routes just as they would on their SI-TEX chart plotter. With the optional available user memory card, boaters can easily transfer saved navigation plans right to their onboard plotter.”

PC-Planner by Jeppesen Marine

PC-Planner by Jeppesen Marine

According to Jeppesen, PC-Planner also lets boaters utilize their MAX charts and computer to view embedded aerial photos of inlets and harbors they plan to visit, check out marina facilities and layouts and check tide and current predictions for safer and more efficient cruising.

SI-TEX EC11 Chartplotter at Work in Night Mode

SI-TEX EC11 Chartplotter at Work in Night Mode

SI-TEX says its newest EC Series chart plotters offer three new models — the EC-5, EC-7 and EC-11 — “to accommodate boats of all sizes and styles. These advanced navigation systems offer powerful internal processors for seamless presentation of rich MAX chart content, high-definition color LCD displays, professional-grade navigation features and IP67 waterproof construction,” says the company.

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Posted by Tom in Cruising Under Power, Cruising Under Sail, Electronics, Technology