Garmin GPSMAP 79s Handheld GPS

Garmin GPSMAP 79s Handheld GPS

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Garmin GPSMAP 79s Handheld GPS

The GPSMAP 79s is a Marine Handheld with Worldwide Basemap that is compatible with BlueChart G3 Coastal Charts.

Cast Off Confidently

Stay on course, and track more adventures with the GPSMAP® 79s rugged, floating handheld.

  • It’s water-resistant, it floats, and it’s fogproof, so it belongs on the water
  • This thing can remember up to 10,000 waypoints and more.
  • It’s nice to have reliable positioning when out on the water.
  • The built-in compass will point in the right direction.
  • Get the best of Garmin and Navionics® data with optional BlueChart® g3 charts.
  • Stay out longer with up to 19 hours of battery life in GPS mode.

Built for life on the boat.

Rugged Handheld: This handheld is water-resistant IPX7 with a high-resolution colour display that can be read in the sun. The glass is even scratch-resistant and fogproof.

Designed to Float: If rough waters come and the handheld goes overboard, don’t worry. This device floats.

Battery Life: User-replaceable AA batteries (not included) provide up to 19 hours of battery life in GPS tracking mode.

Exactly what is needed to navigate.

Accurate Tracking: With support for multiple satellite constellations — such as GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS and SBAS — Get accurate, reliable tracking and positioning around the world.

Increased Memory: More memory than previous models, Save and track 10,000 waypoints, 250 routes and 300 fitness activity files.

Built-In Compass: The 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass shows the heading — even while the boat is standing still.


  • Physical Dimensions: 6.77 x 17.40 x 4.23 cm
  • Display Size: 3.8 x 6.3 cm; 3" diag (7.6 cm)
  • Display Resolution: 240 x 400 pixels
  • Display Type: Transflective, 65K colour TFT
  • Weight: 282g with batteries
  • Battery Type: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
  • Battery Life: Up to 19 hours
  • Water Rating: IPX7
  • MIL-STD-810: Yes (thermal, shock, water); bare unit only
  • Interface: High speed microUSB and NMEA 0183 compatible
  • Memory/History: 8 GB

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