Simrad Wins Innovation Award

ForwardScan Sonar was honored in the category for consumer safety equipment.

Simrad ForwardScan Sonar

Simrad ForwardScan Sonar

Simrad Yachting has earned an Innovation Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association for ForwardScan Sonar.

The award, judged by members of Boating Writers International, recognizes products that are distinct, practical and cost-effective.

Unlike traditional sonar, which shows boaters where they have been, the ForwardScan echosounder transducers offer a forward view of the water column and ocean floor. The view forward can equal a distance of eight times the water depth. ForwardScan is available as an add-on for Simrad NSS evo2 and NSO evo2 multifunction displays.

ForwardScan was introduced in September 2014. It also has earned the Pittman Innovation Award and the Newport International Boat Show award for Best New Navigation Product.

More information is at www.simrad-yachting.com.