The world’s #1
boating app

The world’s #1
boating app

What's new

We released a new universal app that:
- Runs with an optimized interface on smartphones and tablets with the same operating system, using the same subscription
- Provides additional local information with ActiveCaptain Community

Have a previous version of our app?

We’re simplifying our product line, discontinuing most of our Boating apps. If you have one of the soon-to-be-discountinued apps, transfer all your subscription days, charts and data to the new app.
No additional purchase required.

Try for free!

Go cruising, fishing and sailing with the same detailed charts and advanced features used on the best GPS plotters – get the most out of your time on the water!

› DOWNLOAD the Boating Marine & Lakes app for FREE
› TRY our charts and features with the 2-week trial 
› SUBSCRIBE for one year

The Navionics mobile subscription

Choose your favorite area from our worldwide catalog, and get the one-year subscription. Here’s what it offers:


Tap Menu > Charts > Add Region.

The same detailed charts as on the best GPS plotters

Download chart layers that reside on your device even after expiration. Zoom in or go to Menu>Charts and Upgrades

Nautical Chart

The foundation of our products


HD bathymetry map

Community Edits

Valuable local info

ActiveCaptain Community

More data, more reviews, more fun.

Daily Updates

We make around 2,000 updates to Nautical Chart every day, plus other thousands to SonarChart and Community Edits. A one-year subscription to Daily Updates and the features listed below is included when you purchase any region.

See our worldwide updates instantly, and locate them on our Heatmap.


Dock-to-dock Autorouting

Dock-to-dock Autorouting* creates a suggested route based on chart data and navigation aids.
Learn more.

Advanced Map Options

Customize chart views to change overlay, highlight shallow areas, target multiple fishing ranges, and more!
Learn more.

Plotter Sync

Update your GPS plotter charts, transfer routes and markers and more!
Learn more.

Navigation Module

Advanced route planning with ETA, distance to arrival, heading to waypoint, fuel consumption and more!

Weather & Tides

Access daily and hourly forecasts, get wind, weather buoys and tides & currents.


Enjoy looking back at your trips in the track timeline, where you can see photos taken while tracking, POIs and panoramic images. 


After one year, you can renew your subscription. If you don’t, you can still use previously downloaded maps, along with several permanent features.

SonarChart™ Live

SonarChart Live is a Navionics feature allowing you to create new  0.5 m personal HD bathymetry maps in real time as your boat moves along the water! It appears as an additional layer over your map while it also gets stored on your device for future use.
Connect to a sonar/plotter to use SonarChart Live on the app! SonarChart Live is the most efficient way to enhance SonarChart because your sonar logs can also be shared with Navionics from your mobile and you can monitor the improvements while navigating.

Features you will always have


Record your travel and snap geotagged photos.


Create and edit routes. Then see length, time and fuel consumption. 


Measure distance between points.


Add a marker to selected locations.

Wind - Tides - Currents

Check 3-day wind predictions, Tides & Currents anytime.

Map options

Select depth shading switch to Easy View and more.

Sync my data

Sync markers, routes, tracks among mobile devices.

Photo and videos

Geotagged photos and videos appear on the map.


Share your adventures by email or through social media.


Operating System

Updates are available provided the device is updated with:
- Apple iOS 9.0 or higher 
- Android OS 4.1 or higher


Our app is optimized to fit all screen sizes.


- Wi-Fi model locates your approximate position if Wi-Fi connected
- Wi-Fi+3G model operates similar to iPhone with regard to GPS

Have a plotter?

If you, like millions of boaters around the world, love our app, why not also get the same great charts and features on your plotter? Engage both devices to easily download chart updates for your plotter via mobile, plan a route and then transfer it from mobile to plotter and more!

*Autorouting is for planning purposes only and does not replace safe navigation operations.