Cast off confidently with the GPSMAP 79s and GPSMAP 79sc marine GPS handhelds. These rugged, floating handhelds feature sunlight readable, high-resolution color displays that are fog proof and scratch-resistant. You get access to a range of satellite constellations, so you get more reliable, accurate tracking around the world. Navigate wherever your adventures take you with options for worldwide basemap or built-in BlueChart® g3 coastal charts. With more memory than previous models, you can save and track 10,000 waypoints and 250 routes. Keep your bearings with the built-in compass.
This handheld is water-resistant (IPX7) with a high-resolution color display you can read in the sun. The glass is even scratch-resistant and fog proof.
DESIGNED TO FLOAT
If rough waters come and the handheld goes overboard, don’t worry. This device floats.
User-replaceable AA batteries (not included) provide up to 19 hours of battery life in GPS tracking mode.
With support for multiple satellite constellations — such as GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS and SBAS — you’ll get accurate, reliable tracking and positioning around the world.
More memory than previous models means you can save and track 10,000 waypoints, 250 routes and 300 fitness activity files.
The 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass shows your heading — even while the boat is standing still.
PRELOADED MAPS & BLUECHART COVERAGE INFORMATION
GPSMAP 79s includes a non-detailed worldwide basemap that is helpful for general reference but does not include detailed coastal charts.
GPSMAP 79sc has preloaded BlueChart g3 US coastal charts giving you leading-edge coverage, clarity and detail of the US coast with integrated Garmin and Navionics data.
If you are looking for Canadian coastal maps you will need to purchase a BlueChart g3 map for Canada.