Navionics Help


Access Navionics charts and features on Raymarine Lighthouse 3 Plotters

Plotter Software
IMPORTANT: Plotter manufacturer’s latest software updates required.
Check your plotter’s software from Homescreen > Settings > Getting started.
Current chart plotter/sounder software update versions

Chart Layers
Select the Navionics chart options in your Chart app under Menu > Settings > Cartography
Switch between your chart layers:
Menu > Detailed = Nautical Chart – official charting detail
Menu > Fishing Chart = SonarChart™ – high-definition bottom contour detail

Navionics Recommended Chart Settings
Menu > Settings > Layers gives you access to:
Chart Details (All)
Tides (On) - Tide/Current station graphics
Easy View (On/Off) - Text and icon magnifying feature
[Navionics] Community Edits (On/Off)

Menu > Settings > Depths
Show sounding (All)
Show contours (All)

Menu > Settings > Advanced
2D Shading (On/Off) – Gives maps a textured view

Navionics Features available with Platinum Products
Satellite Overlay with SonarChart Shading, Relief Shading or Sonar Imagery
Menu > Settings > Layers:  Aerial (Land and sea)
Aerial overlay opacity: 100% = Full Overlay (harder to see chart details) or 0% = Less Overlay (harder to see overlay details)

Panoramic Photos
Menu > Settings > Layers > Panoramic Photos (On)
Target a camera icon on the chart using your cursor and select the pop-up to display detailed information.
3D view is not available with Lighthouse 3 plotters.

Navionics Advanced Features
Advanced Features are included with an active subscription for updates on your chart plotter card. Not all features are available for all models. See our Compatibility Guide for the most current information.

Menu > Settings > Depths
Density – density of contours displayed on SonarChart layer
Fishing range – select a range of depths to fill with a different color
Shallow depth shading – highlights shallow water between 0 and up to 10m/30ft

SonarChart Live
Menu > Settings > Depths
Visibility – 100% = Full Overlay (harder to see chart details) or 0% = Less Overlay (harder to see overlay details)
Tide correction – Allows contours to be adjusted according to nearest tide station in tidal waters

Dock-to-dock Autorouting
Before using, from your Homescreen go to Settings > Boat details to enter your boat configuration.

To build a route between two points using the Dock-to-dock feature:

1.  Select and hold on the location for the first waypoint
2.  Select Build route from the context menu
3.  Select the position for the second waypoint
4.  Select Autoroute to here from the context menu

To build a route from a selected waypoint:

1.  Select the existing waypoint’s context menu
2.  Select Autoroute to and select the chosen destination point

To build a route to a selected point on the chart:

1.  Select and hold on the location or existing waypoint
2.  Select Autoroute to here from the context menu to build a route from your current position

Once you have reviewed your route and it is complete, select Finish route build.
Note: Dock-to-dock Autorouting will not create a route when the start or end point is in an unsafe area (such as on land).

Plotter Sync
Plotter Sync allows you to transfer routes & markers, upload sonar logs, and update charts on your plotter card from the Boating app on a mobile device.
Settings, Connections & Activation
Uploading Sonar Logs
Transferring Routes & Markers
Updating Charts on your Plotter Card
Troubleshooting & Other Information

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