SailNet Community - View Single Post - Raymarine.....would you buy them now?
View Single Post
  #4  
Old 12-24-2009
ericroline's Avatar
ericroline ericroline is offline
Santana 525 PRESTO
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Posts: 30
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
ericroline is on a distinguished road
I have Raymarine/ Raytheon instruments, autopilot on both my CAl 9.2 and Santana525. I've had to return the St50 speed for not working when it got cold, ~35f and it was repaired out of warranty for free(yrs ago). Service is an issue that should be considered, replacement parts also if service is not available. I checked the yahoo site to find out what was happening, Raymarine appears to be debt ladened, broke off talks with Garman, stock price fell, a little rebound today. When the economy tanked, they tanked and their stock did not recover. I hope that they will be able to restructure and continue, I like their products. In the mean time, I'l shop for extra instruments to have spares on hand....
__________________
Eric Roline
Santana525 #169
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook