On public display for the first time in
the UK, the new GlobalMap 8200C chartplotter from Lowrance features the
exceptionally high quality SolarMaxâ„¢ TFT display for which Lowrance is
famed, bringing ultra-high viewing quality as well a wide range of GPS
and chartplotting functions to the UK yachting public at an exceptional

With an 8.4 inch (21.3 cm),
16-bit colour screen the GlobalMap 8200C makes big screen navigation
accessible to a whole new class of yachtsman, enabling them to both
fully appreciate the detail and take full advantage of the
functionality available with both NauticPath and Navionics electronic

As part of Lowrance’s latest line-up,
the GlobalMap 8200C features full NMEA-2000 connectivity as part of its
in-built LowranceNET networking system.  When connected to the
necessary inputs this enables the GlobalMap to act as a display console
for a wide range of data generating devices; including radar, echo
sounders and Lowrance’s highly regarded Fuel Management System. It also
has two MMEA-0183 compatible duplex ports to accommodate equipment that
has not been uprated to the new standard.

GlobalMap 8200C chartplotter from
functionality includes 37 map zoom ranges, the capacity
to store 1000 unique waypoints, 1000 event markers and 100 routes, a
one-touch man overboard function and much, much more. The unit also has
two waterproof memory card slots and is itself fully sealed and

With an RRP of £1,150.00 including
VAT this is a highly affordable unit that will be a valuable addition
to a wide range of leisure craft including RIBs and fishing boats, as
well as more substantial motoryachts and sailboats.  There are
currently seven models in the GlobalMap range from Lowrance, with
screen sizes ranging from 5 inches to 10.4 inches, and prices start at
just £375 including VAT.  All Lowrance products are
distributed exclusively in the UK and Ireland by Navico UK