Amazon Echo is perfect for the sailboat. The number one use is choosing what music to listen to, which is important for the crew. In addition, quick access to various news and fact sources comes in handy while on the water.
Yacht Devices released a cool little NMEA 2000 display device that works perfectly at a Nav station or remote spot where you need to see snippets of critical data. It is easy to install and doesn’t use much power.