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Garmin GPS 72H

Product Code: GAR72H

The mariner-friendly Garmin GPS 72H is WAAS-enabled for accuracy to within 3 metres and features a large screen and easy-to-use buttons.

Garmin GPS 72H - rugged handheld navigation for your land and sea adventures.

The Garmin GPS 72H bundle pack includes extra accessories. These include: marine mount, vehicle power cable and carrying case.



Garmin GPS 72H has been discontinued.

View latest marine handhelds.

The equivalent and replacement model is the Garmin GPS 73.

The mariner-friendly Garmin GPS 72H is WAAS-enabled for accuracy to within 3 metres and features a large screen and easy-to-use buttons.

Use on Land or Water

Don't worry about losing this GPS device in the water. The Garmin GPS 72H floats, and it's IPX7 waterproof to withstand the accidental dunk or splash. Whether on water or land, the Garmin GPS 72H can save up to 500 of your favourite places in memory and point you to your destination (no street or terrain maps).

Store More Data

The Garmin GPS 72H is preloaded with worldwide cities as well as marine navigation aids, including lights, buoys, sound signals and day beacons. It also has an extra megabyte of internal memory, so you can load points of interest from optional MapSource disks. If you're into boating or fishing, you can use the Garmin GPS 72's built-in celestial data, which includes sunrise/sunset times and a hunting and fishing calendar.

Garmin GPS 72H Features

‣4-level grayscale LCD
‣High sensititivity GPS receiver
‣Waterproof to IPX7
‣Floats on water
‣Up to 16 hours (typical use) via 2 AA batteries (not included)
‣1 year guarantee

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin GPS 72H
‣Wrist strap
‣Owner's Manual
‣Quick reference guide

In addition to the above the GPS 72H Bundle Pack includes the following extra accessories:

‣Marine Mount
‣Vehicle Power Cable
‣Carrying Case

Garmin GPS 72H Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 4-level grayscale LCD display (120 x 160 pixels)
‣Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included)
‣Waypoints/favourites/locations: 500
‣Routes: 50
‣Track Log: 2,048 points, 10 saved tracks
‣Basemap: No
‣Built-in memory: No
‣Data cards: No
‣Waterproof: Yes, IPX7
‣Dimensions: Width - 69mm, Height - 157mm, Depth - 30mm
‣Weight: 218grams
‣Guarantee: 1-year
Garmin GPS 72H manual

Manual requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download a free copy here

This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Why buy from us?

We are official Authorised Internet Retailers for Garmin. We sell genuine Garmin products, accessories and maps. We purchase from assigned Garmin UK distributors. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

Page updated: 16th April 2024

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