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Raymarine Fully Loaded Sales Event Kicks Off the 2008 Boating Season
Mar 31, 2008 (08:03 AM EDT)


MERRIMACK, N.H., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Raymarine, Inc., a world leader in marine electronics, today announced its 2008 Fully Loaded Sales Event for the North American market, taking place from April 10 through May 31. With the summer boating season in sight, the Fully Loaded Sweepstakes offers boaters the chance to win a $25,000 helm solution featuring the newest marine electronics from Raymarine. The Sales Event is the perfect opportunity for every captain to upgrade his or her boat, as Raymarine will offer rebates of up to $1,200 to anyone who purchases a brand new Raymarine helm solution. Customers can get even more money back during the first-ever Raymarine Fully Loaded Trade-In Days (April 10-13) during which every customer who turns in an old display will receive an additional $200 rebate along with their purchase of a Fully Loaded System.

"We're extremely excited to announce this year's expanded Fully Loaded Sales Event, featuring the unprecedented $25,000 Sweepstakes and brand new Trade-In Days," said Todd Hoskins, senior vice president of marketing of Raymarine, Inc. "Not only is Raymarine dedicated to bringing new technology and 'best in class' products to recreational boaters, we're also committed to making it easy to upgrade any boat by adding these leading electronics and accessories."

The Fully Loaded Sales Event consists of three incredible offers:

Fully Loaded Sweepstakes

The Fully Loaded Sweepstakes will award one lucky boater a fully loaded Raymarine helm solution worth $25,000. No purchase is necessary to enter the sweepstakes and submission forms are available online and in participating stores from April 10 through May 31

Fully Loaded Rebate

During the Fully Loaded Sales Event, boaters have the opportunity to receive a rebate of up to $1,200 when they purchase a qualifying Fully Loaded System. Customers will start by choosing one of Raymarine's award-winning C- Series or E-Series Multifunction Displays and then complete the system by selecting one or more sensors and add-ons, including radar, satellite television antennas, autopilot systems, wireless autopilot controls, GPS Sensors, VHF Radios, digital sounder modules, instruments, Sirius weather receivers and more. Rebate amounts will vary according to the type of system purchased.

Fully Loaded Trade-In Days

During the first four days of the Fully Loaded Sales Event (April 10-13), boaters can bring in any brand of old chartplotter, radar, fishfinder or multifunction display and receive an additional $200 rebate with the purchase of a qualifying Fully Loaded System.

About Raymarine

Raymarine, a world leader in marine electronics, develops and manufactures the most comprehensive range of electronic equipment for the recreational boating and light commercial marine markets. Designed for high performance and ease of use, the award-winning products are available through a global network of dealers and distributors. The Raymarine product lines include radar, navigation aids, instruments, fishfinders, communications, software and systems. Raymarine plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information about Raymarine in the USA call 1-603-881-5200 or visit www.raymarine.com .

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