Garmin GPSMap 1242 Touch

When bigger is better, coastal cruisers won’t regret opting for this 12-inch touchscreen chart plotter

Garmin GPSMap 1242 Touch
Garmin GPSMap 1242 TouchCourtesy Garmin

The Garmin GPSMap 1242 Touch is designed with ­users in mind, featuring full networking capabilities to ­custom-build your marine system with radar, autopilot, sonar, instruments and sensors. Built-in charts are powered with Navionics data and Auto Guidance technology, and the 12-inch display also supports Axis and FLIR thermal cameras and optional sonar modules, including Panoptix all-seeing sonar. Support continues for GRID keypads, GXM 53 marine weather receivers, Virb camera streaming and more.

Price: $2,599.99