New Partnership with Medallion Instrumentation Systems Announced

New Partnership with Medallion Instrumentation Systems Announced

09 September 2009Category:partnershipMedallionNavionicsViper SystemHot Maps PremiumGold Marine Charts

Medallion’s Viper System Incorporates Navionics Gold Marine Charts and HotMaps Premium Lake Maps Chartplotting Functionality.

Wareham, Mass. – Navionics, the leader in electronic charting and navigation data, announced today that Medallion Instrumentation Systems, a custom designer and manufacturer of premium boat dashboard display and management systems, has fully integrated Navionics chart support into its product lineup. Viper with Navionics Cartography is the latest custom offering from Medallion, adding to the exceptional value and marketable features for the OEM to the Viper System.

Medallion’s Viper support for Navionics Gold Marine Charts and HotMaps Premium Lake Maps allows users to access the most accurate and detailed cartography available, providing them with the ability to use the Viper display as a primary navigation device. Gold marine charts encompass the coastal waters, rivers and bays of the Americas, Europe, Greenland, Africa, Asia and Oceania. HotMaps Premium lake maps offer detailed charts of over 14,000 North American lakes plus exclusive surveys and high-resolution maps of over 700 top U.S. tournament lakes and waters.

Medallion prides itself on providing custom solutions that are precisely tailored to the needs of their customer. The Medallion Viper System will be pre-installed on most models from MasterCraft Boat Company, a premium manufacturer of inboard wakeboarding, water skiing and luxury performance boats.

“It was a pleasure working with Navionics as we developed the Viper’s navigation application. Navionics provided a firm foundation to our application and provided superior support of their products,” said Rick Bertalan, Advanced Technology Manager, Medallion.

“Medallion Instrumentation creates the perfect blend of form and functionality by handling many critical onboard tasks in a very small space,” says Bill Eastwood Global Marketing Manager for Navionics. “As such Medallion with Navionics brings our charting to a new set of consumers without the need to add another device into the helm area. We are very excited to be part of Medallion’s Instrumentation Solutions”.

For a demonstration of Navionics charting on Viper Systems, visit Medallion at IBEX 2009 Booth 1824 from October 12-14 in Miami, Florida. Information about Medallion and Viper is available at For more information on Navionics, or its entire cartography line, contact 800-848-5896 (toll-free) or visit


About Medallion Instrumentation Systems:
Medallion is a leading supplier of precision instrumentation, controllers, display systems and sensors. Established in 1967 by a boater and outdoor enthusiast, Medallion enjoys deep roots and name recognition in both the marine industry and the community. Medallion operates in a contemporary 80,000 sq ft facility in the resort community of Spring Lake, Michigan.

About Navionics®:
For 25 years, Navionics has developed and manufactured electronic navigation charts and systems for marine, inland lakes and rivers, for outdoors use and Smartphone applications. Navionics is based in Massarosa, Italy, and operates sales and manufacturing facilities in seven countries - conducting research and development, operations, production, sales, marketing and distribution. Navionics headquarters in Massarosa, Italy serves Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania, and manages the research, development, and production facilities globally. Navionics US headquarters, based in Wareham, Massachusetts, oversees the Americas. Navionics UK and Navionics Australia provide sales and distribution to their local regions.