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The Most Widely Used Boating App! A favorite among cruisers, sailors, fishermen and divers who want the same detailed charts found on GPS plotters. This app includes Navionics+, a one year subscription to overwhelming value that allows unlimited downloads & updates of your chosen coverage area that permanently resides on your mobile device. At the end of one year you can choose to renew your subscription at deeply discounted prices or continue to use the charts you previously downloaded along with the permanent features of the app (see below). The Navionics+ subscription also includes usage of Advanced Map Options, Navigation Module and Autorouting for the same period.
All Navionics Boating Apps have the same features: compared to this priced app, the free version allows for a one week free trial of Navionics+ before purchasing.
Subscription features of NAVIONICS+ overwhelming value included in this app:
√ NAUTICAL CHART for all essential cartographic reference detail. Also get access to searchable Points of Interest like Marinas, Repair Shops, Fuel stations/prices, and Tide & Current forecasts including dynamic graphs.
√ SONARCHART™ HD bathymetry maps you can enhance, featuring extraordinary bottom contour detail, great for increasing awareness of shallow waters and locating fishing areas at any depth level
√ COMMUNITY EDITS made by users (rocks, wrecks, etc.) and shared for all to benefit
√ CHART UPDATES: we deliver more than 2,000 updates every day! Take advantage of our updates as frequently as you like
√ ADVANCED MAP OPTIONS to highlight Shallow Areas, select Depth Shading, filter Depth Contours, and adjust shorelines to selected Water Level. Includes a Fishing Mode.
√ NAVIGATION MODULE for advanced route planning with ETA, distance to arrival, heading to WP, fuel consumption and more!
√ AUTOROUTING enables dock to dock route planning based on your boat settings, navaids and more
Note: Download detailed maps by zooming in or from Menu>Download Map. Maps are saved on your device for offline use. Tap Menu>Update All to keep your charts updated. Check navionics.com for coverage
Permanent FEATURES available in this app:
TRACK your journey, view speed, distance, time and COG. Save to archive, see stats and playback
ROUTES: create and edit, based on speed and fuel consumption
Measure DISTANCE, add MARKERS, get WIND FORECASTS and sun/moon cycles
MAP OPTIONS: Satellite/Terrain, Safety Depth and Easy View (not on Govt. Chart)
SYNC Tracks, Routes & Markers among your mobile devices
MAGAZINES & GUIDES for location-based articles from leading industry publishers
GOVT. CHART in US
SONARCHART™ LIVE - connect wirelessly to a sounder to create your HD bathymetry map in real-time. Select devices also allow for a fishfinder in split-screen.
PLOTTER SYNC - Raymarine Wi-Fi enabled plotter owners can transfer routes and markers, upload sonar logs for improved SonarChart™ and update their eligible plotter card connecting to Navionics through this mobile app
Does not include Bermuda, which can be found on Boating Caribbean & South America. Visit navionics.com for the lake list.
Updates are available with iOS 7.0 or higher devices. GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
To enjoy our charts in HD, search our apps for iPad.
What's New in Version 8.2
Redesign of Layer Selector and Map Options
-Depth values are now displayed along with your contour lines
-Input water level in relevant regions to prevent inconsistencies within the map (with Navionics+ active)
How to download detailed maps: animated tutorial
Bug fixing and optimization
Excellent for planning
Although the iPhone app may not be accurate/safe enough for real-time navigation, the disclaimer makes that clear, and the details and technology of the app are excellent for information and planning. The technology and route planning is more sophisticated than many chart plotters, for a fraction of the price. I am a big fan!!!
I use this app in the Pacific Northwest, including the Columbia & Willamette rivers and so far I'm very impressed. I don't really have much to compare it to, but the charts are very detailed and (so far) extremely accurate.
The plotter page is wonderfully intuitive with easy tap-to-place waypoints and very professional speed, BRG, dist next windows. You can input your boat's specs to anticipate leg-length and fuel consumption.
It even has a massive search database for locating fuel and any written info on sections of your voyage.
I'm astonished, frankly, to be the first person to write a review here and if I'd seen others, I might have actually rated it a 5.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Aug 12, 2015
- Version: 8.2
- Size: 68.3 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
- Seller: Navionics S.p.A.
- © 2010 Navionics S.p.A.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.
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