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Navionics Chart Updates

  • Applications: Current Owners of Navionics Charts, Select Format
  • Function: Get the Most Up-to-Date Navionics+ Content and Features
  • C-MAP, Fishing HotSpots, Garmin, Lakemaster, Lowrance, Magellan or TrakMaps
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    Micro SD (MSD)
    Reg. Price: $94.99
    Sale Price: $85.49
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    • If you already own a chart card, you can get the most up-to-date Navionics+ content and features at a great price with Navionics Chart Updates
    • Simply activate this card using your card from Navionics, C-MAP, Fishing HotSpots, Garmin, Lakemaster, Lowrance, Magellan or TrakMaps Eligible cards
    • SonarChart™
      • High Def 1 ft/0.5 m detail SonarChart is an HD bathymetry map featuring extraordinary bottom contour detail, great for increasing awareness of shallow waters and for locating fishing areas at any depth level
      • Get the most up-to-date charts every day
        • Navionics integrates the sonar logs from individual users with existing data to ensure the SonarChart becomes more and more precise, even in the ever-changing conditions of sea, lake and river bottoms
        • Only Navionics accepts sonar logs from all major plotter/sonar brands and mobile devices
      • Plotter, Mobile & PC
        • Get SonarChart on any device! On compatible plotters, it's included with Navionics+, Navionics Updates (for Gold and HotMaps Premium), Platinum+ and HotMaps Platinum
        • Learn how to view SonarChart on your plotter (video example)
        • On mobile, find it in any Boating app on Apple and Android
      • Create a new SonarChart
        • Learn how to record sonar logs using your Humminbird, Lowrance, Raymarine, Simrad, B&G, and Garmin equipment (video)
        • Save to any card and upload
        • Plotter Sync is a simpler alternative, but the easiest, most impressive and automatic process is with SonarChart™ Live described below
    • Community Edits
      • Local inputs
        • Thanks to millions of Navionics app users who are continuously on the water, all kinds of valuable local information is constantly enhanced such as seasonal buoys, lights, rocks, moorings, boat ramps, and points of interest like restaurants and provisioning shops
      • Millions of boaters
        • Additions to Navionics Nautical Chart are shared by millions of users from every part of the world
        • Think of the value of receiving recommendations about places you don't know from people who have experienced them directly before you
        • All inputs made through our Apple and Android mobile apps are available to every Navionics customer on plotter & mobile
      • Leave your mark
        • Become an author by adding any information you believe might be of interest to you and other boaters simply by registering from the app and then selecting the icon that represents the object you want to insert (or, you can ask Navionics to modify the official data).
      • Self-monitored
        • Any user can comment, rate, modify or delete Community Edits
        • All edits are signed by registered users
        • Community Edits are a separate layer from official data and can be switched on and off.
      • Plotter & mobile!
        • Community Edits are entered from Apple and Android apps only, but are available on plotter and mobile
        • On plotter, they are available with any Navionics card
        • Simply select the layer and keep it up to date with Freshest Data (just make sure your plotter is able to show them)
        • On mobile, go to Menu and switch them on
    • Daily Updates
      • The most current charts every day
        • Only Navionics customers can enjoy this unique benefit: the most current charts every time they go boating
        • Have a new Navionics card
          • Get one year of daily updates when you register your card online within 2 months of product purchase
        • The Navionics Boating app also offers daily updates for one year
      • With our daily updates subscription, you can have all the latest content:
        • Nautical Chart, essential cartographic reference detail with hundreds of thousands of updates each year
        • SonarChart™ includes a 1 ft/0.5 m HD bathymetry map you can enhance
        • Community Edits, local inputs added by millions of Navionics mobile and plotter users throughout the year
      • More than 2,000 daily updates
        • Navionics constantly enhance their charts with new and amended content from official hydrographic sources, public and private surveys, and millions of contributions from boaters
        • More than 2,000 updates are made every day to our Nautical Chart
        • In addition, SonarChart and Community Edits, are continuously enhanced thanks to sonar logs and local edits provided by our users
      • Plotter Cards
        • With the updates subscription you can keep your charts up to date by inserting your card into a PC, directly or using a card reader
        • You can also do it from your boat using Plotter Sync Mobile app. Go to Menu>Update All
      • Card subscription expired?
        • Update the easy way and get a new card with up to 50% off
        • Navionics ship it right to your door, preloaded with charts and activated for daily updates and advanced features
        • Just log in with the same account used to register your card.
        • Similar savings also apply to these update methods:
          • For Navionics+, Gold, HotMaps Premium, Marine & Lakes, or Silver
            • Update your card online (not recommended for cards less than 2GB)
            • Buy a Navionics Updates card from a dealer or directly from our Store and use your other card to activate it
          • For Platinum+ & HotMaps Platinum:
            • Update the cartographic content online (panoramic pictures and satellite overlay don't get updated with this method)
        • Mobile charts subscription expired
          • When the updates for your mobile app charts expire, purchase a Navionics+ subscription from Menu>Shop>Purchased or follow the messages appearing within the app
    • Dock to Dock AutoRouting (Not in USA on all Chartplotters)
      • All Autorouting existing today can find a route from A to B only if they are both in open water, while good guidance and planning is most needed in cramped complex waterways with a maze of variables
      • A unique breakthrough in boating navigation, Navionics Dock-to-dock Autorouting, instead, quickly calculates a detailed route even through narrow passages and channels, based on chart data and navigation aids
      • On your GPS plotter
        • Dock-to-dock Autorouting is possible on Raymarine MFD units (see video) and also now on Lowrance, Simrad and B&G models
        • Available worldwide (not in USA on all plotters)
      • On your mobile Download the free version of Navionics Boating for your phone, or Boating HD for your tablet and experience Dock-to-dock Autorouting with your free trial of Navionics+
        • Or choose any paid app version where Navionics+ is already included
      • Plan your route
        • Choose your destination by selecting a point of interest, entering a lat/long or by tapping on the map
        • Dock-to-dock Autorouting quickly calculates a detailed route
        • However, always keep in mind that automatically calculated routes do not replace safe navigation practices and should never be your only reference
        • View route details: You can see your estimated fuel consumption, distance and ETA
      • Observe route precautions: Suggested routes even highlight precautions along the way for shallow water, bridges and other hazards
      • Automatic points of interest
        • On the Boating app, find points of interest (POIs) nearby the destination, like the harbor master, marinas and moorings, fuel stations, restaurants and bars, shops, taxis & launch services, repairs, and dealers
        • They appear automatically within the Autorouting menu, complete with phone numbers and other valuable information like VHF channels for marinas
      • Utilize award-winning innovation
        • 2016 SAIL Pittman Innovation Award, ADI-IBI Innovation Award at Genova Boat Show 2015, DAME Special Mention at METSTRADE 2015 in Amsterdam
    • SonarChart™ Live
      • Create your own maps
        • SonarChart Live allows you to create new personal 1 ft/0.5 m HD bathymetry maps that display in real time while navigating
        • The feature can be enabled by connecting wirelessly to a sonar from your mobile that has a Navionics Boating app installed
        • Alternatively, it can be displayed directly on the screen of compatible plotters
      • On your Plotter
        • Now more boaters using compatible models from Raymarine, Lowrance, Simrad and B&G can experience Navionics award-winning SonarChart™ Live
        • Create 1 ft/0.5 m HD bathymetry maps that display in real time on your plotter
      • On your iPhone, iPad or Android
        • On your Boating app create personal HD bathymetry maps that display on your device in real time, when connected wirelessly to a sonar
        • The new chart appears as an additional layer over your map while it also gets stored on your device for future use
        • The amazing SonarChart Live is an embedded, free feature available on both Apple and Android
      • Target fish-holding structure
        • See the school of bait fish with game fish underneath
        • Stay alert to changes in the seabed
        • Viewing sharp changes in slope helps raise awareness to risky situations
      • Dive with intelligence using SonarChart
        • Live View the depth and shape of the seabed floor before exploring new spots
      • Better Charts
        • Depth data recorded while doing SonarChart Live generates a stream of data shared with Navionics to improve SonarChart for all boaters
        • Navionics integrates the sonar logs from individual users, with existing data to ensure SonarChart becomes more and more precise, even in the ever-changing conditions of sea, lake and river bottoms
        • Only Navionics accepts sonar logs from all major plotter/sonar brands and mobile devices
      • See evidence of your survey
        • SonarChart Live is an excellent way to monitor the improvements your survey will bring to the SonarChart because contours are instantly seen while you're collecting sonar logs
        • You may check your logs processing status and see them on the map
        • The new SonarChart, resulting from your and others' sonar logs, checked and interpolated with existing Navionics data, will be available after about one week
      • Raymarine Dragonfly and Wi-Fish
        • Dragonfly 4, 5 and 7 PRO and Wi-Fish devices enable SonarChart Live on iPhone, iPad and Android
          • Both provide CHIRP DownVision sonar technology in split-screen, while the Dragonfly PRO also has a fishfinder view
      • SonarPhone
        • The SonarPhone T-BOX SP200 and SP300 provides you with mobile sonar at a very affordable price
        • It enables SonarChart Live as seen in this video
        • Plus, you enjoy a fishfinder in split-screen
      • Lowrance, Simrad and B&G
        • The HDS Gen3 and Elite Ti fishfinder/chartplotter units with built-in wireless connectivity enable SonarChart Live to display on the Navionics Boating app in real time while navigating
        • Other Lowrance, Simrad, and B&G plotters and sounders can display SonarChart Live in combination with the GoFree WIFI-1 Module
      • Sonar Server
        • Sonar Server by Digital Yacht is an NMEA 0183 Wi-Fi router
        • When used with a compatible chartplotter, it enables SonarChart Live and shows depth values
        • Other devices from Digital Yacht or other brands may be compatible
    • Advanced Map Options
      • Customize your view Boat Safer. Fish Smarter
      • Change the way you view Navionics charts and focus on the details that matter most to you
      • Highlight shallow areas Whether you want to target shallow areas for sight fishing or avoid damaging your prop, recognize them at a glance by shading up to your preferred depth
      • Select a fishing range When you know the fish are suspended over certain depths, highlight the range so you can quickly identify more places to check out
      • On Raymarine
        • Access each of the new features on your compatible Raymarine by selecting Menu > Presentation > Advanced Options
        • Be sure to update your chartplotter's operating software and use a Navionics card that has an active chart updates subscription.
      • On Lowrance, Simrad and B&G
        • Access each of the new features on your compatible model by selecting Menu > Chart Options > View
        • Be sure to update your chartplotter's operating software and use a Navionics card that has an active chart updates subscription.
      • On your mobile
        • Download the free version of Navionics Boating for your Apple or Android and access Advanced Map Options with your free trial of Navionics+
        • Or choose any paid app version where Navionics+ is already included
        • Advanced Map Options on mobile also includes satellite and terrain overlay
    • Plotter Sync
      • Plotter Sync allows Raymarine, Lowrance, Simrad and B&G plotter owners to transfer routes and markers, update charts and more
      • Active subscriptions are required on both the plotter card and the app
      • Transfer Routes and Markers
        • Easily transfer routes and markers between your plotter card and mobile app
        • A great time saver
      • Update your charts
        • Navionics make around 2,000 updates to their Nautical Chart daily, plus several thousand updates are also made to SonarChart and Community Edits
        • Update charts on your plotter card to get the most current data via Plotter Sync
      • Activate & Renew
        • From your boat, you can activate eligible Navionics+, Platinum+ or HotMaps Platinum plotter cards to enable daily chart updates and advanced features. (Apple & Android)
        • You can also renew your plotter card subscription for another year. (Apple & Android)
        • Plus, if you've done Plotter Sync once before, you can quickly renew from your mobile: just go to Menu>Device Connected (on Apple devices)
      • Raymarine
        • Plotter Sync is compatible with Raymarine MFDs a, c, e and gS Series from 2011 using LightHouse II release 10 or newer software or the Dragonfly PRO.
        • Raymarine users can also upload sonar logs for improved SonarChart™ even without an active subscription on plotter or mobile
        • Learn how to use your compatible Raymarine model to enhance SonarChart™ by contributing sonar logs
      • Lowrance, Simrad and B&G
        • Lowrance HDS Carbon, HDS Gen3, Elite Ti 5 and 7, Simrad GO, GO use, NSS Evo3, and B&G Zeus3 and Vulcan models are compatible with Plotter Sync provided they have the most current software installed
        • The latest version of the Navionics Boating app is also required
        • Similar software updates will soon be released for Lowrance Elite Ti 9 and 12
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