The first Geonav by Navionics, 1984
Navionics, a Garmin® Ltd. company, develops and manufactures electronic navigation charts of marine areas, lakes, and rivers around the world for use in GPS chartplotters and mobile devices. Based in Viareggio, Italy, Navionics operates its US headquarters in New Bedford, MA, and worldwide offices in the UK, India and Australia.
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 boater safety and enjoyment on the water, Navionics continues to develop innovative ways to turn data into sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, products that offer location-based content and advanced features.
Having amassed the world’s largest cartography database, which includes oceans, seas, rivers, and more than 35,000 lakes, Navionics makes its unique and valuable content available to boaters on MSD and CF memory cards for use in GPS chartplotters, and within the Boating app for Apple and Android devices.
Navionics employs more than 300 enthusiastic and talented individuals. Navionics product engineers develop complex, innovative technologies that improve boating while being simple and enjoyable to use.
The highly skilled production team employs technology wherever possible to increase quality and productivity, while recognizing how the human factor and passion is key to delivering a superior product.
A dedicated group of service, sales, and marketing team members support our customers and resellers through a variety of touchpoints, such as an extensive online help portal, live chat, email, and social media, as well as website content, point of purchase and in-the-field marketing materials, to ensure our customers get the most out of their Navionics products.