Navico & Bavaria Yachts Announce Partnership

October 03, 2017

Simrad and B&G selected as exclusive suppliers

Navico, the world’s leading marine electronics manufacturer, and Bavaria, the secondbiggest ship yard for yachts in the world, are pleased to annouce a new partnership. TheNavico‐owned B&G and Simrad brands will become the standard fit electronics for Bavaria’ssailing yachts, motorboats and catamarans.

The highly acclaimed Bavaria C57 which launched in January 2017, and the all new BavariaC65 are fitted exclusively with B&G Zeus³ multifunction chartplotters. Zeus³ launched at theend of 2016 and features the new SolarMAX™ HD screen, offering the brightest and clearestdisplay on the market, which is also visible through polarized lenses, the multi‐touch screenalso offers full keypad control ensuring easy operation in all conditions. The Bavaria C57 andBavaria C65 also feature H5000 instruments, which combine unique sailing features withrace‐proven technology.

The brand new Bavaria R55 motorboat will come fitted with Simrad NSS evo3 as and Simrad4G radar as standard. The NSS evo3 also features the new SolarMAX™ HD screen along withwith an unrivaled level of built‐in, easy‐to‐use functionality to enhance the users on‐thewaterexperience. 4G radar offers a range of advanced features, including beam sharpeningfor target separation control, Dual Range radar (NSE & NSO) and increased target detectioncapabilities.

Track has also been installed on two new Bavaria catamarans, the Nautitech 40 Open andNautitech 46 Open. Track is designed to deliver a connected vessel solution that providesboat owners with a wealth of onboard information including; vessel metrics like NMEA2000® and J1939 diesel engine data including RPM, engine hours, battery state, oilpressure/temperature, coolant temp, fuel consumption; engine alarm information; andNMEA 2000 network data such as depth, boat speed, heading, wind speed and direction,and fuel level. This information can be viewed from anywhere through the Track website onboats owner‘s smartphone or tablet.

Additionally the Bavaria C57, Bavaria C65, Bavaria R55 and Nautitech 40 Open will alsobenefit from a fully integrated Naviop engine and electrics monitoring system. Flexible andreliable, Naviop systems are able to work as an integration hub, as well as a digital switchingsolution meeting many international industrial standards and can manage everything fromair conditioning and engines to diesel generator units and stabilization systems.

Leif Ottosson, CEO Navico, said: “Navico is very proud of the collaboration with BavariaYachts and will continue to work with them to provide the best equipment available tosailing and powerboat enthusiasts.”