Garmin International has introduced the GPS 73, a new low-cost marine handheld exclusively designed for mariners who’re looking for easy-to-use and reliable navigation solution. The new handheld comes with features like man overboard (MOB), marine alarms, routing planning, and navigation. New SailAssist has also been added, offering sailing-inspired features like virtual starting line, race countdown times, distance to start line, speed history graph, and tack assist. With its high-sensitivity receiver, boaters can acquire a position fix quickly and easily with the GPS 73. Users can also connect the GPS 73 to a computer to utilize the free Garmin HomePort trip planning software to plan upcoming routes.