Garmin GPSMAP 86i

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Garmin GPSMAP 86i

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Description

Marine handheld GPS with inReach satellite communication capabilities

  • 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
  • Stay in touch with inReach satellite communication and two-way text messaging via the 100% global Iridium® satellite network (satellite subscription required)
  • 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

Cast off confidently with the GPSMAP® 86i 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 with satellite communication and interactive SOS. This premium handheld floats and has a sunlight-readable 3” colour display. Plus, wireless connectivity makes it a virtual extension of your onboard marine system, giving you added awareness and convenience.

Connect with your boat

Sync GPSMAP 86i 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. When you’re underway, an adjustable GPS filter smooths speed and heading indications over swells for more accurate tracking.

InReach Satellite Communication

With built-in inReach satellite technology and additional service options1, GPSMAP 86i helps you stay in touch globally. Send and receive two-way text messages, track and share your journey, and, if necessary, trigger an interactive SOS to get emergency help from a 24/7 global monitoring center via the 100% global Iridium satellite network. You can also receive marine weather forecasts directly on your device, so you can make educated decisions based on local conditions or the destination ahead.

Optional BlueChart g3 charts

GPSMAP® 86i 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 30 cm (1 ft) 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® 86i handheld when you pair it with your compatible smartphone. You can also sync GPSMAP 86i with the Garmin Explore portal and app for cloud management of your favourite waypoints, tracks and routes. GPSMAP 86i offers Wi-Fi® connectivity, ANT+® technology and Bluetooth wireless technology for easy wireless updates and connections. For long voyages, its internal, rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 35 hours of battery life in 10-minute tracking mode.

Additional information

Colour

Orange

Brand

Garmin

Options

GPS unit only, With Birdseye Voucher (25,000 sq km of 1:25k maps), With TOPO Great Britain PRO 1:50k, With TOPO Great Britain PRO 1:25k

Specs

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS WxHxD: 7 x 17.8 x 4.4 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 272 g
BATTERY Rechargeable internal lithium ion
BATTERY LIFE Up to 35 hours in 10-minute tracking mode; up to 200 hours (expedition mode)
WATER RATING IPX7
HIGH-SENSITIVITY RECEIVER green tick
MEMORY/HISTORY 16 GB

Maps & memory

ABILITY TO ADD MAPS green tick
BASEMAP green tick
AUTOMATIC ROUTING (TURN BY TURN ROUTING ON ROADS) Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
STORAGE AND POWER CAPACITY microSD card (not included)
WAYPOINTS/FAVOURITES/LOCATIONS 10000
TRACK LOG 20,000 points, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities
ROUTES 250

Sensors

BAROMETRIC ALTIMETER green tick
COMPASS Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)

Outdoor recreation features

AREA CALCULATION green tick
AUTOMATIC ROUTING (TURN BY TURN ROUTING ON ROADS) Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
GEOCACHING-FRIENDLY Yes (paperless)
CUSTOM MAPS COMPATIBLE green tick
HUNT/FISH CALENDAR green tick
SUN AND MOON INFORMATION green tick
PICTURE VIEWER green tick

FAQs

1. Does this unit come with batteries?

It has an internal, rechargeable lithium battery, so no need for batteries.

2. What are the service plans available with the Garmin inReach Mini?

You can view the service plans here.

3. What if I don’t want to subscribe to the inReach satellite communication subscription service?

You don’t have to. You can choose to not subscribe and the GPS will still work, just without the inReach communicator. Simply subscribe when you want to.

4. What are each of the map options available with this unit?

 –              GPS Unit Only

The GPS unit comes preloaded with Topo Active mapping. Garmins TopoActive mapping for 47 countries in Europe. Features topographic coverage for : Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia (Kaliningrad only), San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the Vatican City.

–              With Birdseye PLUS Voucher (25,000 sq km of 1:25k maps)

You activate the map credit against your Garmin account and then once you have this map credit in place you have one year to download your 25,000 sq km of 1:25k maps.

25,000 sq km is larger than the size of Wales and the area you choose can be split (i.e. you can choose areas from all over Great Britain).

Don’t worry, if you buy the unit from Outdoor GPS Shop you will get a step by step guide of how to download this mapping.

–              With TOPO Great Britain Pro 1:50k

This is full GB at 1:50k mapping on a map card, which sits in the back of the GPS unit.

The TOPO PRO means that it is the latest map card from Garmin, giving you off road turn by turn routing within the National Parks, this means you can select a location many miles ahead and the GPS will route you via the footpaths to get to that location (like a car sat nav does).

Outside National Parks the GPS will navigate you in a straight line from waypoint to waypoint.

Don’t worry, here at the Outdoor GPS Shop we set the unit up for you so you can easily use these features and we even include a quick start guide so you can quickly get up and running with your GPS unit.

–              With TOPO Great Britain Pro 1:25k

This is full GB at 1:50k, 1:50k and 1:250k mapping on a map card, which sits in the back of the GPS unit. As you zoom in and out you pass through each of these three map sets.

The TOPO PRO means that it is the latest map card from Garmin, giving you off road turn by turn routing within the National Parks, this means you can select a location many miles ahead and the GPS will route you via the footpaths to get to that location (like a car sat nav does).

Outside National Parks the GPS will navigate you in a straight line from waypoint to waypoint.

Don’t worry, here at the Outdoor GPS Shop we set the unit up for you so you can easily use these features and we even include a quick start guide so you can quickly get up and running with your GPS unit.

Only From Us

  • Unit set up by one of the Outdoor GPS Shop team.
  • Receive the Outdoor GPS Shop quick start guide, unit specific. Written in-house for you by one of the Outdoor GPS Shop team. 

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Delivery

This product is posted out using Royal Mail Special delivery which is guaranteed next working day delivery (before 13.00). 

Any order placed online before 11.30 am will be despatched the same working day.

In the box

  • GPSMAP 86i handheld with worldwide basecamp
  • Powered mount
  • Lanyard
  • USB to Micro USB cable
  • USB to 2 bin cable
  • Mounted hardware
  • Documentation

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