The GPSMAP 78sc from Garmin is for sailers and watersport enthusiasts who demand high performance. With a crisp color display, a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, molded rubber side grips, plus a microSD card slot for loading additional maps, the slim, lightweight GPSMAP 78sc is a terrific companion on the sea. The rugged GPSMAP 78sc includes preloaded U.S. coastal maps. It features a 3-axis compass that keeps your bearing whether you’re idle or moving and a barometric altimeter that provides elevation data to precisely monitor incline and decline.
The versatile GPSMAP 78sc has a worldwide base map, so you can navigate anywhere with ease. The GPSMAP 78sc comes with WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction. This handheld GPS device locates your position quickly and maintains its GPS location even when you're in heavy covers like trees, canyon walls, or skyscrapers. Garmin offers a wide variety of detailed marine, topographic and road maps on the microSD card. Just plug-in the BlueChart g2 preloaded cards for a comfortable sailing on the water. The card slot is placed inside the IPX7-rated waterproof battery compartment, so it won't be damaged by any exposure to rain or spray. You can connect your Garmin GPSMAP 78sc to your personal computer or laptop and visit the Garmin Connect website for detailed analysis of your activities.