Garmin’s quatix 5 streams NMEA 2000 data, including speed, depth, temperature and wind. Paired with Garmin’s GHC 20 unit, the watch can control autopilot functions. It also controls StereoActive and other ANT-enabled audio devices using the built-in Fusion-Link Lite app. Additional features include an anchor alarm, rode calculator, competition timer and catch log for anglers. Tack assist, race countdown timer and distance to start line will help sailboat racers. The color display is backlit for use in any light, and the quatix 5 Sapphire has a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal lens and is Wi-Fi-enabled. $599 ($849 Sapphire). garmin.com
This article originally appeared in the October 2017 issue.