What's New

[+] Locate multiple fishing spots quickly and easily, with depth understanding at a glance! Customize your SonarChart™ map layer view with the Fishing Ranges feature! Available with an active subscription, go to Menu > Map Options.

App Description

The world’s #1 Boating app! A favorite among cruisers, anglers, sailors, and divers. Find the same detailed charts and advanced features as on the best GPS plotters. This app includes the Navionics+ subscription. To subscribe for other areas, tap Menu>Charts>Add Region. Alternatively, a free version is also available on the store that offers basic features, and you can upgrade to Navionics+ In-App To enjoy charts in HD, search for our iPad apps.

NAVIONICS+ includes
√ Download of chart layers:
- NAUTICAL CHART: The essential cartographic reference based on Hydrographic Office data, Notices to Mariners, new publications, our own surveys, and reports from users. It provides port plans, safety depth contours, marine services info, tides & currents, navigation aids and more.
- SONARCHART™: The award-winning 1 ft/0.5m HD bathymetry map that reflects ever-changing conditions. You can enhance this chart by sharing your logs!
√ COMMUNITY EDITS: Notices added by mobile users (rocks, wrecks, etc.) and shared for all to benefit.
√ DAILY CHART UPDATES: More than 2,000 updates made every day! Go to Menu>Update All!
√ DOCK-TO-DOCK AUTOROUTING: Quickly creates detailed routes, even through narrow waterways and channels, based on chart data and navigation aids. POIs are automatically shown nearby your destination.
√ NAVIGATION MODULE: Allows for advanced route planning with ETA, distance to arrival, heading to WP, fuel consumption and more!
√ ADVANCED MAP OPTIONS: Customize chart views to change overlay, highlight shallow areas, target multiple fishing ranges, and more!
√ PLOTTER SYNC: – owners of compatible Raymarine, Lowrance, Simrad and B&G plotters can transfer routes and markers, update charts, and activate or renew subscriptions of eligible plotter cards . Raymarine users can also automatically upload sonar logs from their plotter to improve SonarChart™!
√ WEATHER & TIDES: Access real-time weather data, daily and hourly forecasts, and get wind, weather buoys, tides and currents overlaid on your map. Buoy data from NOAA can include wind speed, gust and direction as well as air pressure, water temperature, wave height and other relevant marine data.
√ TIMELINE: View your track histories including pictures taken while tracking, POIs and Navionics panoramic photos.

Navionics+ is a one-year subscription. Go to Menu>Download Map to get detailed maps of specific areas. Renew your subscription with a discount of up to 50%. If you don’t renew, you can still use previously downloaded maps, along with several free features such as TRACK, ROUTE, DISTANCE, MARKERS, WIND FORECASTS, MAP OPTIONS, SYNC my DATA and GOVT CHART in US. Plus, enjoy SONARCHART™ LIVE to create personal 1 ft/0.5 m HD bathymetry maps, that display in real time while navigating. Upload your sonar logs to build even better local charts for your area connecting wirelessly to a compatible sonar/plotter.

Does not include Bermuda, which can be found on Boating Caribbean & South America. Visit navionics.com for the lake list.

Have a plotter card? If the registered chart card of your device has expired, you can order a new one directly from this app with up to 50% off! Go to Menu>Charts.

Updates are available with iOS 9.0 or higher devices. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 11, 2014 Initial release
  • July 25, 2014 New version 7.1
  • July 26, 2014 New version 7.1.1
  • August 07, 2014 New version 7.1.2
  • August 27, 2014 New version 7.2
  • September 13, 2014 New version 7.2.1
  • October 08, 2014 New version 7.2.3
  • November 05, 2014 New version 7.3
  • December 04, 2014 New version 7.3.1
  • January 27, 2015 New version 7.3.3
  • March 09, 2015 New version 7.4.1
  • April 30, 2015 New version 7.5.1
  • June 11, 2015 New version 8.0.1
  • June 29, 2015 New version 8.1
  • July 04, 2015 New version 8.1.1
  • July 30, 2015 New version 8.1.2
  • August 13, 2015 New version 8.2
  • September 15, 2015 New version 8.3
  • November 04, 2015 New version 8.4
  • June 30, 2016 New version 9.0.2
  • July 18, 2016 New version 9.0.4
  • November 07, 2016 New version 9.3.2
  • December 15, 2016 New version 10.2
  • January 06, 2019 New version 11.1