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America's Cup World Series in San Diego

17 November 2011 @ 5:00 PM  / Marine Blog /


HoneyThe America's Cup World Series (AC World Series) is in San Diego this week and weekend for their third stop in the inaugural AC World Series. The San Diego event is the first to be hosted in the United States, and as the Official Supplier of Marine Navigation Systems to the 34th America's Cup, Garmin is in California this week for a front-row seat to the racing action as some of the world's top sailors will be competing in both fleet and match racing around the by in AC45 wing-sailed catamarans.

AC SupportA full suite of Garmin electronics, which includes the award-winning GPSMAP 7000 series of touchscreen MFDs, VHF 300 marine radio, AIS 600 transceiver, GMR 24HD radar, GMI 10 instrumentation and GHP10V autopilot, can be found across the entire fleet of AC World Series support boats during the AC World Series events, as well as the Louis Vuitton Cup, the America's Cup Challenger Series and the America's Cup Finals. In collaboration with the America's Cup, Garmin has developed tools that enable the most responsive management of the fleet of mark and marshal boats than ever before possible. If conditions permit, this technological addition even gives race officialsthe ability to change the race course faster than has ever been possible. 

If you're not in San Diego this weekend, you can still tune in live to watch all of the race action!

 


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