Evinrude & Navico Partnership Offers One-Touch Engine Control

Let your finger do the work when it comes to full control and functionality of your marine engine. This is now possible thanks to a new partnership between Evinrude and Navico, the parent company of Lowrance, Simrad and B&G. 

“Our partnership with Navico creates a seamless, integrated experience for consumers utilizing the Lowrance and Simrad navigation and sonar products with Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines,” explains Nando Zucchi, vice president of marketing and international business development for Evinrude, a Sturtevant, WI-based global manufacturer of outboard marine engines and part of the BRP Marine Group. “The integrated display enables boaters to optimize their offshore experience by combining navigation, sonar, engine information and fuel consumption in one place.”

A new software update for select Navico displays allows Evinrude E-TEC G2 engine data to be displayed directly on the chart-plotter eliminating the need for additional gauges or hardware. In addition, certain engine features can now be controlled right from the multifunction display. This new functionality gives the operator enhanced situational awareness and complete fingertip control of the performance of the engine. www.evinrude.com

Carol M. Bareuther, RD, is a St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands based marine writer and registered dietitian.