2019 marks a milestone for Navionics: 35 years in the boating market. That adds up to more than three decades of constant evolution along with providing service and innovation for our customers.
Since 1984, when Navionics introduced the world’s first electronic chart device, the company has changed the way people navigate. Driven by a passionate commitment to improve boaters' lives and enjoyment on the water, Navionics has continued to develop innovative ways to turn data into sophisticated yet easy-to-use products that offer location-based content and advanced features.
35 Years of Evolution and Innovation
1984: the world’s first electronic chart device
2003: Gold cartography
2004: HotMaps Premium cartography
2006: Platinum cartography
2008: Boating app
2011: Daily updates
2013: Navionics+ cartography
2014: SonarChart Live and Plotter Sync
2015: Dock-to-dock Autourouting
2017: E-commerce website
2017: Garmin’s acquisition of Navionics
2018: the first Navionics-Garmin integrated data product
Looking Toward the Future
Moving forward as part of the Garmin family, we want to continue to expand as the global leader in marine content and location-based services, and provide our customers with compelling products through the innovative twist that has marked our route to success.