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Garmin GPSMAP 86s Handheld



Garmin GPSMAP 86s Handheld

Cast off confidently with the GPSMAP 86s handheld. Whether you’re out for a day of fishing, sailing or cruising, you’ll gain peace of mind that comes from having a backup navigator. This premium handheld floats and has a sunlight-readable 3” color display. Plus, wireless connectivity makes it a virtual extension of your onboard marine system, giving you added awareness and convenience.


*Water-resistant, floating design, sunlight-readable 3” display and button operation provide ease of use on the water.
*Stream boat data from compatible chartplotters and instruments to consolidate your marine system information.
*Functions as a remote control for convenient operation of your Garmin autopilot and select FUSION marine products.
*Supports optional BlueChart g3 charts.
*Adjustable GPS filter smooths speed and heading indications over swells.
*Pair with your compatible smartphone to receive smart notifications.

Connect with Your Boat
Sync GPSMAP 86s with compatible Garmin chartplotters and instruments, and you’ll see real-time boat data displayed right on your handheld. Plus, it can serve as a remote control for convenient operation of your Garmin autopilot and select FUSION marine products. And when you’re underway, an adjustable GPS filter smooths speed and heading indications as you pass over swells for more accurate tracking.

Optional BlueChart g3 Charts
GPSMAP 86s comes preloaded with a worldwide basemap. It also allows you to add BlueChart g3 coastal charts, giving you industry-leading coverage, clarity and detail with integrated Garmin and Navionics data. Detailed contours allow you to see 1’ contours that provide a more accurate depiction of bottom structure for improved fishing charts and enhanced detail in swamps, canals and port plans.

Stay in Touch
Get smart notifications right on your GPSMAP 86s handheld when you pair it with your compatible smartphone. You can also sync GPSMAP 86s with the Garmin Explore website for cloud management of your favorite waypoints, tracks and routes. GPSMAP 86s offers Wi-Fi connectivity, ANT+ technology and BLUETOOTH wireless technology for easy wireless updates and connections. And for long voyages, its internal, rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 40 hours of battery life in standard mode and up to 200 hours in expedition mode¹.

¹Battery life may vary depending on usage; battery is user-replaceable

In The Box:
GPSMAP 86s handheld with worldwide basemap
USB to Micro USB cable

General Specs:

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.65" x 7" x 1.7" (6.75 x 17.8 x 4.4 cm)
Display Size, WxH: 1.5" x 2.5" (3.81 x 6.3 cm); 3" diag (7.6 cm)
Display Resolution, WxH: 240 x 400 pixels
Display Type: transflective, 65-K color TFT
Weight: 9.59 oz (272 g)
Battery: rechargeable internal lithium ion
Battery Life: Up to 40 hours (standard mode); up to 200 hours (expedition mode)
Waterproof: Yes (IPX7)
Memory/History: 16 GB
High-Sensitivity Receiver: Yes (GPS & GLONASS)
Interface: high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible

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