Boating App

Your Guide On The Water​

Detailed Nautical Charts Wherever You Go
Nautical charts for cruising, fishing, sailing, diving and all the other activities on the water.

The same detailed marine and lake charts and advanced features as on the best GPS plotters.


Chart Layers​

Download and use offline​

Nautical Charts

The foundation of our products

SonarChart™

HD bathymetry map

Community Edits

Valuable local info

ActiveCaptain Community

More data, more reviews

US Government Charts

Official unaltered NOAA Charts

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.

Advanced Features

Dock-to-dock Autorouting

Dock-to-dock Autorouting1 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

Weather & Tides ​

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

AIS

See nearby targets overlaid on your charts in real time. Just connect the Boating app to a compatible Wi-Fi AIS receiver. Learn more

GPX Import/Export

Exchange all your archived items in GPX format with friends. Learn more

Plotter Sync

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

Other Features

SonarChart Live

Create your own 1’ (0.5 m) HD bathymetry maps and display them in real time on your charts while navigating. Help us improve SonarChart™ layer by sharing your logs. Learn more

  • Tracks
    Record your travel and snap geotagged photos.
  • Routes
    Create and edit routes. Then see length, time and fuel consumption.
  • Distance
    Measure distance between points..
  • Markers
    Drop markers to selected spots, or mark your location with one tap.
  • Map Options
    Select depth shading switch to Easy View and more.
  • Sync my data
    Sync markers, routes, tracks among mobile devices.
  • Photos and Videos
    Geotagged photos and videos appear on the map.
  • Share Location
    With detailed info and coordinates.

Looking for specific features?

Use Navionics charts and specialized features in other apps.

The Navionics App Subscription

With the one-year subscription, you can:
- Download chart layers that remain on your device even after expiration
- Download daily chart updates and utilize valuable advanced features.

One account, one subscription
You can use the same app subscription on all your Apple and Android devices. Simply log in with the same account in all your Boating apps.

Haven't switched to our new Boating app yet?


Then you're missing out! 

Old apps are no longer being updated, while the new one has so many new features to discover.

The switch is easy, pain free and you get to:
- Upgrade for free
- Keep all your charts, data and active subscriptions
- Continue getting new features and updates.

Go for it.

Compatibility

Operating System

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

Screens

Our app is optimized to fit all screen sizes.

iPad

- 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!

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¹Autorouting is for planning purposes only and does not replace safe navigation operations.