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SportLink® Electronics Integration System

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SportLink® Electronics Integration System is a state-of-the-art electronics integration system that seamlessly connects all your onboard electronics, making it easier than ever to navigate, monitor and control your vessel. Designed specifically for Sportsman Boats, SportLink® combines cutting-edge technology with user-friendly features to provide an unparalleled boating experience.

With SportLink®, you can easily access all your electronics from a single touchscreen display. The system integrates with your chartplotter, sonar, radar and other sensors to provide you with a comprehensive view of your surroundings. Whether you're navigating through rough waters, tracking fish or monitoring the weather, SportLink® makes it easy to stay informed and in control.

SportLink® also allows you to control your onboard systems with ease. From lighting and pumps to the stereo and entertainment systems, you can manage everything with just a few taps on the touchscreen display. And with customizable layouts and easy-to-use menus, you can tailor the system to meet your specific needs and preferences.

Overall, SportLink® Electronics Integration System is an essential tool for any serious boater. With its advanced features, user-friendly design and seamless integration, it provides everything you need to stay safe, informed and in control on the water.

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The Garmin chartplotters screens are the perfect navigation tool for any boating enthusiast. With advanced features such as high-resolution mapping, real-time sonar and preloaded charts, these chartplotters are designed to make navigation on the water a breeze.

Featuring a user-friendly interface and a bright, sunlight-readable display, the Garmin GPSMap chartplotters offer exceptional visibility and clarity even in the brightest of conditions. The advanced mapping capabilities allow you to easily locate your desired destination and plan your route with ease.

Additionally, the GPSMap chartplotters are compatible with a range of Garmin add-ons, including radar, sonar and entertainment systems. This ensures that you have all the tools you need to navigate safely and efficiently on the water.

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Garmin GPSMAP® 1243xsv MFD 12"
With its ultra-sleek design, vivid sonar color palette and high-resolution 12” in-plane switching display, this large format chartplotter/sonar combo offers improved sunlight readability and wide-angle visibility. Experience unparalleled coverage and detail with preloaded BlueChart® g3 coastal charts and LakeVü g3 inland maps featuring integrated Garmin and Navionics® content and Auto Guidance3 technology. It can also supports FLIR cameras, GXM™ 53 marine weather receiver, VIRB® camera streaming and more. Network sharing allows you to share data among all compatible units connected to the network. Plus, it has built-in Wi-Fi® to support the ActiveCaptain™ app.
Detail image of Second Garmin GPSMAP® 1243xsv
Second Garmin GPSMAP® 1243xsv
Adding a second screen duplicates all of the functions from the first screen and adds display real estate. Instead of having to split a single screen, you are able to split functionality across two full size displays. Keep in mind that all of the information is shared with both screens, meaning you are able to set each one to display exactly what you need.

VHF Radios

Garmin VHF radios offer clear and reliable communication, these radios are designed to keep you connected and safe on the water.

Featuring a range of advanced features such as digital selective calling (DSC), GPS positioning and weather alerts, Garmin VHF radios are the perfect addition to any vessel. With DSC capabilities, you can quickly and easily send distress signals and communicate with other vessels in case of an emergency.

The GPS positioning feature allows you to pinpoint your exact location on the water, making navigation and emergency response even easier. Additionally, the weather alerts feature keeps you informed of any severe weather conditions, ensuring that you can make informed decisions and stay safe while out on the water.

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Garmin VHF 115 Radio w/ Antenna
Communication is critical on the water. With the VHF 115 radio, you can stay in contact with the shore and other boats in your area. So, no matter where you are or where you’re headed, you’ll maintain communication for a safer voyage. The radio has 25 watts of transmission power, all U.S., Canadian and international marine channels & 10 NOAA weather channels.
Detail image of Second Garmin VHF 115 Radio w/ Antenna
Second Garmin VHF 115 Radio w/ Antenna
This second VHF radio complements the first one by allowing you to monitor two separate channels at the same time. This useful option is great for tournament fishing and other similar activities.


Airmar bronze transducers are the industry standard for their accurate and reliable depth and temperature readings. Made from high-quality materials and designed to withstand the harsh marine environment, these transducers offer exceptional performance and durability.

Featuring advanced signal processing technology, Airmar transducers provide accurate and detailed readings even in challenging conditions. Whether you're navigating in shallow waters or deep sea fishing, these transducers will help you find the fish and navigate safely.

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Garmin GT15M CHIRP SS Thru-Hull Transducer
The Garmin GT15M is designed specifically for midsize and larger fishing boats that need a little bit more power for deeper waters. This flush design enhances the boating experience by reducing drag and optimizing sonar performance. Its internal tilted element design ensures accurate and precise sonar readings. Additionally, the Stainless Steel Thru-Hull Flush housing comes equipped with a water temperature sensor, featuring an exposed button for rapid response temperature detection. With the convenience of utilizing the existing Garmin ID (GID) for transducer profile auto identification, installation and setup are a breeze. The product also features a standard 8-pin transducer connector accompanied by a heavy-duty 15-meter (50-foot) cable for reliable connectivity.
CHIRP Enabled
Max Depth 1200 FT
600 Watts

Digital Switching

Digital switching is a modern technology used in all Sportsman Boats to control various electrical systems on the boat. It is a digital communication system that uses a network to connect all the electrical devices on board, allowing for seamless control and automation of various functions.

Digital switching replaces traditional physical switches and wires with a central digital control system. With digital switching, you can control everything from the lighting to the pump systems and beyond, all from a central display or mobile device.

One of the main advantages of digital switching is its ability to simplify wiring, making installation easier and reducing the need for complex electrical systems. Digital switching reduces the risk of electrical system failure, as it enables real-time monitoring and control of energy consumption.

Overall, digital switching provides you with a more intuitive and efficient way to control and monitor your Sportsman Boat's electrical systems.

Detail image of SeaStar Interact DCM Digital Switching System
Detail image of SeaStar Interact DCM Digital Switching System
Detail image of SeaStar Interact DCM Digital Switching System
SeaStar Interact DCM Digital Switching System
The SeaStar Maximus Digital Switching System provides control of all of your accessories through the display. This does away with individual physical switches on the dash that can get damaged over time and provides a cleaner "glass cockpit" look. This digital switching system simplifies the operation of your lights, pumps and batteries on your boat and can be accessed from any display on-board. The operator can program different presets where multiple lights or other loads can be grouped into modes. Modes can always be displayed on the MFD ribbon for quick access and convenience. The system includes a keyless FOB that allows you to operate your boat modes or switch your batteries on or off.

Trim Tabs

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Trim Tabs w/ LED Indicator
The electromechanical trim tab system features self retracting capabilities. When the key switch is turned off, the tabs will automatically retract completely. The LED Indicator feature shows you exactly where the tabs are positioned at the helm control.

Seakeeper - Gyroscopic Stabilizer

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Seakeeper 1 Marine Stabilizer
The Seakeeper 1 is a marine stabilization system designed to reduce boat roll and provide a smoother, more comfortable ride. The key features of the Seakeeper 1 include its compact size, low power consumption and easy installation for smaller boats. It uses a gyroscopic system to stabilize boats that weigh 5,500 pounds or more and can reduce roll by up to 95%. The Seakeeper 1 is designed for use in a variety of boating conditions, from offshore fishing to cruising and is ideal for those who experience motion sickness or simply want a more enjoyable time on the water.

Garmin Fusion® Entertainment Systems

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Detail image of Garmin Fusion® Signature DSP System w/ Subs & Amps
Detail image of Garmin Fusion® Signature DSP System w/ Subs & Amps
Garmin Fusion® Signature DSP System w/ Subs & Amps
Immerse yourself in the ultimate audio experience with Garmin Fusion Entertainment Speakers. Designed to deliver exceptional sound quality, these speakers are engineered to enhance your on-water entertainment. Whether you're cruising, fishing, or simply relaxing on your boat, these speakers ensure you never miss a beat.

Elevate your audio performance on the water with the Fusion Apollo amps by Garmin. Designed for marine applications, these powerful amplifiers deliver clean and powerful sound reproduction, allowing you to enjoy your favorite music with enhanced clarity and depth.

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Included in upgrade

Garmin Fusion® Apollo™ RA770 with Built-in DSP, Wi-Fi & PartyBus™

(6) Garmin Fusion® Signature Series 3i 6.5" 230-watt Marine Coaxial Speakers

(4) Garmin Fusion® Signature Series 3i 8.8" 330-watt Marine Coaxial Speakers

(2) Garmin Fusion® Signature Series 3i 10" 600-watt Marine Coaxial Subwoofer

(1) Garmin Fusion® Apollo™ Marine Amplifiers - 150-watt RMS x 8 Channel

(1) Garmin Fusion® Apollo™ Marine Amplifiers - 150-watt RMS x 6 Channel

(1) Garmin Fusion® Apollo™ Marine Amplifiers - Monoblock 650-watt RMS x 1 Channel

All Grills are Sports White

Radar Systems

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Garmin GMR™ 434 xHD3 Open Array
This radar provides advanced features, including beam sharpening for target separation control and increased target detection capabilities. A great addition to any SportLink® package.
Detail image of Garmin GMR™ Fantom 18X Radome
Garmin GMR™ Fantom 18X Radome
The 18-inch, 40 W solid-state Garmin GMR Fantom 18 dome radar features MotionScope technology, which uses the Doppler effect to detect and highlight moving targets to help you avoid potential collisions. Fully integrated with the Garmin chartplotter.

Battery Charging System

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Mastervolt ChargeMaster Plus 12/50-3
The ChargeMaster Plus 12/50-3 is a compact all-in-one battery charger that can charge any battery chemistry using a fast and safe 3-step+ charging method. It can charge two or three batteries quickly and safely and handle all possible mains voltages and frequencies worldwide. The system also has the charging profile of the Lithium Ion batteries included, as well as flexibility for a customized, user-defined profile. The ChargeMaster Plus can be used as a standalone battery charger or as part of a complete system and can communicate directly with Mastervolt Lithium Ion batteries, MasterShunt, or system display for real-time adjustments and optimal performance. It is suitable for harsh, maritime, or mobile environments and has various certifications.
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On-Board Battery Charging System
Keep your batteries fully charged while you are away with this convenient trickle charger. The charger plugs into a regular 110V outlet and maintains the batteries fully charged by monitoring their charge, recharging as necessary. This is a Multi-Bank battery charging system meaning all of your on-board batteries will be charged simultaneously.

Additional System Upgrades

Detail image of Garmin GXM™ 54 SiriusXM® Weather Antenna
Garmin GXM™ 54 SiriusXM® Weather Antenna
The GXM 54 SiriusXM® weather antenna lets you enjoy added confidence and peace of mind on the water by always having access to the most current weather conditions and forecasts. The antenna adds highly detailed weather information directly to the screen including current weather information, NEXRAD, lightning, water temperatures, wind and wave current conditions and forecast data.

Other System Integrations

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Fuel Level Sensor
Fully integrated into the SportLink® system, this sensor reads the fuel tank level digitally and is able to relay this information to your Garmin screen. Using this information it is able to make accurate calculations on fuel range.
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Water Level Sensor
Fully integrated into the SportLink® system, this sensor inside the water tank digitally reads how much water is left in your fresh water tank.
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NMEA 2000 Backbone
Starting with a great foundation is essential. All SportLink® packages are connected using the NMEA 2000 communications standard backbone to allow them to communicate with each other flawlessly. NMEA 2000 is a communication protocol used in the marine industry for exchanging data between different devices on a boat. It is a standardized system that enables different devices such as engines, sensors, displays and navigation systems to communicate with each other seamlessly, regardless of the manufacturer or brand. NMEA 2000 provides a reliable, high-speed network that allows boaters to monitor and control various systems on their vessel from a central location. The protocol uses a trunk and drop cable topology to connect devices and allows for plug-and-play installation of new devices. NMEA 2000 has become a widely accepted standard in the marine industry and is supported by a wide range of manufacturers and suppliers, making it easy for boaters to upgrade and expand their onboard systems.
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What is SportLink®?

Every Sportsman boat comes equipped with the SportLink® package, which includes components from our strategically-selected partners and are covered by a three-year product warranty, exclusive to Sportsman Boats. This extra benefit adds value to your purchase, making Sportsman Boats an even more compelling option to consider when buying a boat.

"Just another reason to buy a Sportsman Boat."