Garmin could be greatest recognized for its working watches, however its newest health tracker is designed with the open ocean in thoughts. The MARQ Captain: American Magic Version was developed alongside the American Magic crusing group, and is full of the whole lot a mariner might want for (plus a lot for landlubbers).
One function you are unlikely to seek out on another wearable is a T-minus countdown to the 36th America’s Cup crusing race, which can launches from New Zealand on March 6, 2021.
That is fairly area of interest, however everybody can profit from the three unique exercises designed by the crusing group – race simulation, health check, and intervals – which provide you with a style of their intensive coaching.
The MARQ Captain additionally contains a coronary heart charge monitor and pulse oximeter (for leisure moderately than medical use), and as soon as you have accomplished a exercise you possibly can pore over a raft of stats together with working dynamics and estimated VO2 max. You will get restoration recommendation too, serving to you get the utmost profit from exercises and keep away from harm from over-training.
Add streaming music, Garmin Pay, sleep monitoring, every day exercise monitoring, GPS navigation and cell notifications out of your cellphone, and you have a critically succesful smartwatch, even in the event you stay firmly on dry land.
Nonetheless, the ocean is the place this watch actually shines, supplying you with maritime profiles and climate studies, storm alerts, dwelling port situations and extra. There is not any phrase but on its water resistance ranking, however it appears secure to say it’s going to be fairly sturdy.
As you would possibly count on this all comes at a price, and the MARQ Captain carries a hefty instructed retail worth of £1,599.99 (about $2,000 / AU$3,000). Nonetheless, it is (barely) cheaper than mooring and sustaining your personal yacht.