Understanding the many uses and functions of your marine electronic parts can be almost as difficult as navigating an expansive body of water without their help. Often, by the time you have finally mastered the electronics at your disposal, they have already become obsolete due to the release of new and updated versions. To help you understand what marine electronic parts you need on your boat, you must first understand the parts that are available to you. The most basic marine electronic parts at your disposal are AIS, chartplotters, EPIRBs & PLBs, fishfinders, MFDs, radar, and VHF radio. This blog will look at each of these parts and provide a brief explanation of them.