Furuno’s new Navpilot 700 series autopilot offers new looks and a host of features, including Safe Helm and Power Assist for emergency maneuvering and significantly reduced steering effort.The new autopilots also include economy and precision modes, which combine adaptive technology and software algorithms for fuel and power savings. Also, Furuno’s popular FishHunter mode now offers anglers two new maneuvers. Retail prices range from $3,695 to $4,195. Furuno USA, Camas, Wash., (360) 834-9300. www.furunousa.com
This article originally appeared in the February 2012 issue.