Wind, Speed, and Depth Instruments

Sonar that Sees What’s Ahead

Simrad’s ForwardScan sonar changes the way we see the bottom.

Most depthfinders are historical instruments. They collect and display information from the recent past—not the best arrangement for the sailor. By the time the sounder indicates a shoal, it’s already beneath you. But this is changing rapidly.

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