Navionics Boating US & Canada iOS App Review
The world’s top selling Boating apps! Tracks, Routes, Distance, Markers, Wind Forecasts, Sync my Data, Photos & Videos and Sharing! The same award-winning detailed charts as GPS plotters!
Note: all Navionics Boating apps have the same features and functionality. The difference between Navionics Boating Intro and the other Navionics Boating titles is that Intro allows you to experience the apps functionality before you make a decision to purchase charts for a specific region.
This app provides a Navionics+ subscription to all the value of Navionics+, which includes Nautical Charts, SonarCharts™ and Community Edits. At the end of your subscription, you will retain all the charts you have downloaded. Also provides 12 months of chart updates. SonarCharts™ 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. Community Edits are inputs made by users and shared for all to benefit: rocks, wrecks, obstructions, buoys, beacons, etc. Refer to the screenshot above for chart coverage area, for more detail and updates check at navionics.com. Once purchased, Navionics charts are downloaded to the device and stored for easy access regardless of connectivity! US Govt. Charts included too!
TRACKS, ROUTES & DISTANCE
Record your tracks: instant speed, time, course-over-ground are displayed. Then review them in the Archive, check stats and playback. Create and edit routes based on cruising speed and fuel consumption. Measure distance between two points.
Add markers to selected locations.
Check wind predictions anytime and sun/moon cycle information.
Overlay: Apple Maps (iOS 6) or Terrain. Select Safety Depth and switch to Easy View. Not available on GOVT charts.
SYNC MY DATA
Automatically sync your Tracks, Routes & Markers among all your mobile devices.
PHOTOS & VIDEOS
Geotagged photos and videos appear on the map.
Email, Tweet or FB your routes, tracks, photos & videos or markers! Your friends can learn about your day on the water by viewing the .kmz file you send them! It’s so cool!
Try Nav Module for advanced route planning, or Advanced Map Options that expands the control of your map display.
MAGAZINES & GUIDES
Access the largest database of marine POI’s available. Search by lat/long or category for Marina, Marine Repair, Boat Dealers, Waterfront restaurants, etc.!
TIDES & CURRENTS
Instant tide and current info visible on Navionics charts.
Navionics Apps allow you to access amazing add-ons:
√ Purchase additional coverage anytime! Select more Navionics+ subscriptions by region from a global catalog. With Nautical Charts, SonarCharts™ and Community Edits. It also provides 12 months of chart updates. √ Nav Module offers more advanced route planning with ETA, distance to arrival, heading to WP, fuel consumption and more!
√ Autorouting will suggest a course based on your boat settings and chart data.
√ Advanced Map Options gives you even greater control of your map. Highlight Shallow Area, select Depth Shading, filter Depth Contours, adjust shoreline to selected Water Level, view Seabed composition (available for select US HD lakes) and toggle Fishing Mode to locate key fishing areas.
Raymarine Wi-Fi enabled plotter owners can update their eligible plotter card connecting to Navionics through this app mobile or upload sonar logs for improved SonarCharts™.
Does not include Bermuda, which can be found on Marine: Caribbean & South America.Updates available provided that device is updated with iOS 6.0 or higher.
GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
To enjoy the Navionics charts in HD, search our apps expressly built for iPad.
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