Re: So tough to choose. Help me please....
Is Raymarine off the list? I know some have had issues, but pretty good bang for the buck, esp the tridata set (wind, speed, depth) is a pretty good deal.
Friends have B&G in the tropics and have had some issues, notably the display screen lighting failed, necessitating a new display unit - ex warranty (time wise)...
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)